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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
  • Scranton Prep vs. Valley View Girls Soccer

    Scranton Prep girls playing at the Valley View soccer field this Monday evening. Scranton Prep’s goalie, Kate Paterson, didn’t let anything get past her, helping the Classics to a 2-0 shut out win over the Lady Cougars.

  • Crestwood and Wyoming Valley West prepare for Friday’s big battle

    Top ranked Crestwood visits #4 Wyoming Valley West tomorrow night in the Super 16 Game of the Week.  Comets Head Coach Greg Myers and Spartans Coach Pat Keating talked about the predicted offensive shootout.

  • Holy Redeemer extends WVC volleyball streak

    Holy Redeemer won their 134’th straight match in Wyoming Valley Conference play with a straight set win over Wyoming Valley West.  Lauren Slavoski and teammate Caroline Banas put away the Lady Spartans with superior play at the net.

  • Coughlin improves to 10-1 in H.S. Field Hockey

    The Coughlin Lady Crusaders bounced back from their only loss of the season (Hazleton Area) to defeat Honesdale 5-0 in H.S. field hockey.  Savannah Robinson’s play-making skills helped Coughlin pull away from the Lady Hornets.

  • Southern Columbia and Mt. Carmel Area preview

    Between them Southern Columbia and Mt. Carmel Area have won eleven State Championships.  It is the most consistently good rivalry in our area.  The Tigers and Red Tornadoes meet Friday night at the Silver Bowl.

  • North Pocono vs Valley View H.S. Soccer

    North Pocono hosted Valley View in a Lackawanna League boys soccer match.  The Trojans scored on a penalty kick from Christian Quirico in the first half.  Goalkeeper Riley Lougee made several solid saves for North Pocono.  Trojans clipped the Cougars 3-1.

  • Dunmore prepares for Honesdale

    Dunmore lost their home opener to Scranton Prep as the Cavaliers shredded the Bucks secondary with their passing game.  Since then, the ‘Young Buck’s have come of age winning four straight games.  Friday night Dunmore hosts 4-1 Honesdale who like Prep can throw the ball.

  • Northwest Area beats Hanover Area

    Northwest Area got a 65 yard TD pass from QB Logan Womelsdorf to WR Tyler Berger as the Rangers pulled away for a 28-12 victory over Hanover Area on Thursday night.

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    NFL Rushing Leader Emmitt Smith Speaks in Scranton

    The NFL’s All-Time rushing champion Emmitt Smith spoke at the Scranton Cultural Center as part of the American Masters Lecture. Smith was promoting his book “Game On:  Find Your Purpose, Pursue Your Dream.” Smith spoke to WNEP about his message, his future, and the future of the NFL.

  • Abington Heights edges Scranton Prep

    Abington Heights #1 seed Tyra Abdalla set the tone with a 6-1, 6-0 win as the Lady Comets edged the Classics 3-2 in the match.  It was another exciting matchup between the respected rivals.  The loss snapped The Classics 32 match winning streak.  While Abington Heights #1 seed Tyra Abdalla extended her match winning streak to 54 straight.

  • Wallenpaupack rallies to defeat Valley View

    In a game originally scheduled for Friday night at Wallenpaupack.  The Buckhorns went down to Valley View and rallied for a 32-21 victory.  RB Scot Wasilchak helped the Cougars to an 21-6 first half lead.  But, Wallenpaupack stopped turning the ball over and turned the momentum in the game during the second half comeback.

  • Mike Strong Resigns at University of Scranton

    After 34 seasons and 815 victories Mike Strong will step down as the University of Scranton Women’s Basketball Coach effective Friday September 19.   The 70 year old Strong sited health concerns as the reason for his resignation.  Strong led Scranton to nine Final Four Appearances.  (One with the AIW, the other eight with the NCAA).  His 1985 team won the NCAA D-3 National Championship.  Strong talked about leaving his mark, while leaving behind a team that went 26-4 last season.


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