Jim Coles

Newswatch 16 Sports

Jim joined WNEP-TV as a part-time member of its sports department in 1989. Soon afterward he was hired full-time. In April, 2005 he was named main sports anchor.

Before a career in television Jim spent 9 years in radio at WSCR/WILK. "Colsey"is a life-long resident of Lackawanna County. Jim graduated from North Pocono and Penn State University. He married Valerie in 1988 and has a daughter named Melanie. Jim enjoys playing basketball, softball and golf. If he wasn't in sports Jim would have been a history teacher. Jim enjoys reading biographies and anything involving history

Favorite sports moments: Pete Giftopoulus interception giving Penn State their 2'nd National Championship. Chris Chambliss' home run in 1976 ALCS putting NY Yankees in World Series. Scott Norwood...wide right...NY Giants win Super Bowl XXV.

Recent Articles

  • 11pm Sports 3/23/12

    Posted on: 11:22 pm, March 23, 2012, by , updated on: 01:22pm, March 24, 2012

    Penguins fall to Adirondack 1-0.  Golden Gloves boxing from Marian Catholic H.S.
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  • 11pm Sports 3/22/12

    Posted on: 1:20 pm, March 22, 2012, by , updated on: 01:20pm, March 24, 2012

    43rd season of Duane Ford coaching softball at Central Columbia.  Misiericordia University getting ready for it’s first season of college...
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  • 11pm Sports 3/21/12

    Posted on: 11:58 pm, March 21, 2012, by , updated on: 12:58pm, March 24, 2012

    Holy Cross and Marian Catholic fall in state semi-finals
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  • 6pm Sports 3/19/12

    Posted on: 6:47 pm, March 19, 2012, by , updated on: 12:47pm, March 24, 2012

    Preview of Holy Cross boys and the Marian Catholic girls basketball teams as they prepare for Wednesday’s state semi-final.
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  • 11pm Sports 3/16/12

    Posted on: 11:34 pm, March 16, 2012, by , updated on: 12:34pm, March 24, 2012

    State ‘AA’ swimming championships.  Abington Heights boys and the girls from Montrose and Mt. Carmel Area play in the State...
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  • 11pm Sports 3/15/12

    Posted on: 11:28 pm, March 15, 2012, by , updated on: 12:28pm, March 24, 2012

    A look at the undefeated Mt. Carmel Area girls basketball team.
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  • 11pm Sports 3/14/12

    Posted on: 11:30 pm, March 14, 2012, by , updated on: 12:02pm, March 24, 2012

    Highlights of eight second round State playoff games in High School hoops.  Holy Cross boys win in 2 OT.
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  • 6pm Sports 3/7/12

    Posted on: 9:10 am, March 12, 2012, by , updated on: 09:09am, March 12, 2012

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  • 11pm Sports 3/9/12

    Posted on: 11:13 pm, March 9, 2012, by , updated on: 09:13am, March 12, 2012

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  • 11pm Sports 3/8/12

    Posted on: 11:12 pm, March 8, 2012, by , updated on: 09:13am, March 12, 2012

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  • 11pm Sports 3/7/12

    Posted on: 11:10 pm, March 7, 2012, by , updated on: 09:11am, March 12, 2012

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  • 11pm Sports 3/6/12

    Posted on: 11:30 pm, March 6, 2012, by , updated on: 12:47pm, March 7, 2012

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