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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
  • Keiser’s Comeback

    Ryan Keiser overcame many obstacles at Penn State.  The former walk-on started the past two seasons at Safety and was a Co-Captain on the Nittany Lions special teams.  In November, Keiser suffered a freak  rib injury that led to an intestinal infection.   But, Ryan was out of the hospital and into the pre-game introductions on Senior Day with his family and football friends supporting him every step of the way.

  • South Williamsport prepares for Q-finals

    South Williamsport blanked Old Forge 40-0 in the First Round of the State Football Playoffs.  The Mounties are getting ready for pass-happy Pius X this week.

  • Selinsgrove’s football coach resigns

    Dave Hess, who coached Selinsgrove to a 16-0 record and the State ‘AAA’ Title in 2009 resigned after seven seasons on the job.  Hess, replaced Bill Scott after serving as an assistant coach for many years at Selinsgrove.  Hess said it was time for someone with more energy to take over the reigns.  Dave guided  Selinsgrove to the District 4 ‘AAA’ Title two weeks ago.

  • Montoursville moving on to States

    Montoursville hung on to defeat Loyalsock 21-19 to win the D4 ‘AA’ Title last week.  The Warriors need to put that win quickly behind them as they welcome Wyomissing at Shamokin Saturday at 1pm in the State quarterfinals.

  • J.C. Show Bucknell Basketball

    A very young Bison Bucknell Basketball team began it’s season looking for scorers and leaders.  Freshman J.C. Show from Abington Heights is already stepping forward in  that regard.  Show the Pennsylvania Gatorade Player of the Year last season is taking those tentative steps from High School star to College contributor. ‘He’s going through some of the Freshman learning curve in terms of taking care of the ball, working defensively” said Bucknell Head Coach Dave Paulsen.  Dave enthused, “But the thing […]

  • Meet Kyle Lasher, The Dunmore Running Back Whose Deafness Doesn’t Slow Him Down

    Dunmore Sophomore Running Back/Defensive Tackle Kyle Lasher is celebrating the Bucks District Two ‘AA’ Championship even if he isn’t hearing the cheers.  With help from ‘Assistant Coach’ Nora Foley, Kyle is able to connect with his teammates and fans with a few signs.   A contributor and an interpreter are doing more for Dunmore.

  • Bucknell prepares for Villanova

    After a loss to #24 Michigan the Bucknell Bison visit #12 Villanova tonight.   The Wildcats will bring full-court defensive pressure against a young Bucknell team.

  • Deanna Klingman University of Scranton Head Coach

    After 34 seasons and a NCAA D3 record 815 wins Mike Strong stepped down as the University of Scranton’s Women’s Basketball Coach two months ago.  Enter Deanna Klingman who in 1985 led the Lady Royals to the D3 National Championship and won Player of the Year honors.  Deanna was an Assistant Coach under Strong for nine seasons.  Now, it is Deanna’s turn to run the program she helped lift to national prominence.

  • Old Forge defense getting ready for South Williamsport

    Old Forge has allowed 30 points all season.  South Williamsport RB Dominic Bragalone has 55 Touchdown’s this season.  Something has to give when the Blue Devils ‘D’ goes up against the State’s leading rusher Friday night at Loyalsock High School.

  • Northwest Area football preps

    Northwest Area lost two straight games to begin the season, the second one to Dunmore by a 35-6 score.  The Rangers won nine consecutive games to put themselves into the District 2 Class ‘A’ Title game against the Bucks.

  • Berwick to battle Crestwood

    Berwick lost to Crestwood 28-20 in the season opener.  Since then the Bulldogs have eight different starters as they try to turn the tables on the Comets in the District 2, ‘AAA’ Title game.

  • Montoursville meets Southern Columbia

    An up and coming Montoursville team meets powerhouse Southern Columbia in Friday’s D4 ‘AA’ semi-final.   Warriors Head Coach J.C. Keefer is excited about the opportunity for his young team to prove themselves again.


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