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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
  • Williamsport Crosscutters vs State College

    After an Opening Night loss to State College the Williamsport Crosscutters reeled off six straight wins at home.  The Crosscutters were back in action Thursday night taking on their rivals from State College, once again. The Spikes scored early, and kept their lead throughout, beating the Cutters, 3-2.

  • IndyCar Testing Returns to Pocono

    Although the weather didn’t cooperate, 8 drivers from the IndyCar Series spoke with the media about last year’s inaugural race, changes they could make for this year’s race, and what they thought about the Tricky Triangle.

  • Week 4 of the Inside Track

    Despite Mother Nature wreaking havoc on Friday’s nights events, we still saw some action Saturday, June 14th, and Sunday, June 15th.

  • Max Impact on Coal Street Park Baseball Complex

    Players from the 18u Showcase Max Impact baseball team move a bench at Coal Street Park in Wilkes-Barre. They are here as part of a summer community relations clean-up program. Taking care of the baseball field at Coal Street is their project. “Basically this was their idea. The city issued us Coal Street Park for the entire summer. They knew that this place needed a lot of tender loving care. So they we’re kind of joking about it say hey […]

  • Tunkhannock reaction to Papi walk-off hit

    At the right moment on Sunday-Virginia Cavalier All-American Mike Papi delivered the game winning hit against Mississippi in the College World Series. It didn’t take long for the echo to resonate in Wyoming County Mike’s former coach at Tunkhannock -Gary Custer watched every pitch. “Yes 3-2 count. I mean it was a big question mark there for a minute. He like I said before he comes thru in pressure situations-right guy in the right place,” said Gary Custer. Joe McCarthy […]

  • R.J. Sockwell ready for ‘Summer Thunder.’

    Dunmore’s R.J. Sockwell goes for his 6’th straight win when the ‘Summer Thunder’ boxing event returns to Scranton on June 20’th.  Sockwell was 65-9 in his amateur career and has found his rhythm as a pro.  The 26 year old is developing a ‘stick and move’ jab to go along with his power.  R.J. brings a big crowd when he steps into the ring.

  • Tamaqua loses to Pope John Paul II in State Semis

    The Tamaqua Blue Raiders came up just short in the Class AAA state semi-final game to Pope John Paul II. Tamaqua kept the game scoreless through five innings, but PJPII scored in the bottom of the 6th, to take the lead, and kept it. Tamaqua lost 1-0, the final.

  • Schuylkill Haven shutout in State semi-finals

    Schuylkill Haven’s run in the State H.S. baseball came up one game short of a trip to the State Finals.  The Hurricanes were held to three hits, but did draw eleven walks to no avail.  Devon Prep wins it 4-0.

  • Dale Earnhardt Jr. Wins the Pocono 400

    For the first time in his career Dale Earnhardt Jr. wins at Long Pond.  Junior took the lead from Brad Keselowski shortly after a re-start with 12 laps remaining.  It is the 21`st win in Earnhardt’s career, and the first time since 2004 that Junior has won more than one race in a season.

  • NASCAR Drivers Say Hello to Pocono

    The ‘Tricky Triangle’ is tough on novices and veterans alike.  Sharla McBride caught up the biggest names in the sport as they get ready for a weekend in the Poconos.

  • Bloomsburg falls to Neumann-Goretti 1-0

    Colton Hock pitched brilliantly once again, but Bloomsburg season comes to an end after a 1-0 loss to Neumann-Goretti.  The only run of the game was scored on a wild pitch in the 3’rd inning.

  • Berwick edged by Lansdale Catholic

    Berwick scores 18 runs in their first round State Playoff game.  But, the Lady Bulldogs had their bats silenced by Lansdale Catholic.  The final score was 2-1.   Sara Berlin drove in Berwick’s lone run with an rbi 2B in the 6’th.

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