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
  • Minersville vs South Side ‘AA’ softball

    Minersville capped a memorable season with a 4-1 win over South SIde for the ‘AA’ Softball Championship.  The Battlin’ Miners also captured the ‘AA’ Basketball Championship three months ago in undefeated fashion.

  • Hazleton Area softball preps

    Hazleton Area advanced to Thursday afternoon’s ‘AAAAAA’ softball State Championship game.  The Lady Cougars are hoping to bring back their first state softball title.

  • Tony Pero golf at Elmhurst CC

    The Tony Pero Memorial Golf Tournament was held at Elmhurst Country Club.  The event raised money and awareness for Drug and Alcohol Treament Services.  120 golfers came out on a sun splashed day at Elmhurst.

  • Minersville softball preps

    Minersville is 9-1 in State softball championship games.  The Battlin’ Miners last softball title came in 2014, when this current class of Seniors were Freshman.  Of course, several key members of the undefeated State Championship basketball team and assisting this run, three months later.  Deja Vu!

  • Tunkhannock softball preps

    Tunkhannock is making a run in the State ‘AAAA’ playoffs.  The Lady Tigers Thursday at 1:30 for the State Championship.  Tunkhannock will be playing Mt. Pleasant, but they WON’T be intimidated.

  • Dallas baseball ready for States

    Dallas began the season 2-6, but got on track and is now playing in the State ‘AAAA’ Championship game. The Mountaineers haven’t lost since April and they hope to keep the winning streak alive for one more game.

  • Stars and Stripes basketball

    The Stars and Stripes basketball team from Luzerne County will be playing in Philadelphia this weekend as part of the ESPN $2,000,000 basketball tournament.  Isiah Walker, the former GAR star is the GM and Head Coach of the Stars and Stripes Squad.  Former Meyers and Wilkes University guard Dave Jannuzzi is one of the key players on the roster.  The event is in it’s 4th season, and nine man squads go Mano y Mano with some good prize money at […]

  • Holy Redeemer ready for State Championships

    Holy Redeemer joined Dallas as the two baseball teams from the Wyoming Valley Conference to play in the State Championships.  The Royals used a four run 7th to pull away from Loyalsock by a 4-0 score in the ‘AAA’ semifinals.

  • Pine Grove Area softball

    Pine Grove Area joined Minersville and Williams Valley as the three Schuylkill League teams to play in the State Softball Championships.  The Lady Cardinals held off Mid Valley, 10-6, to advance to the ‘AAA’ finals.

  • Hazleton vs Spring-Ford softball

    Hazleton Area moved into the state finals in softball for the first time in school history after an 8-5 win over Spring-Ford in ‘AAAAAA’ action.

  • Tunkhannock vs Bangor softball

    Tunkhannock battled Bangor in the state ‘AAAA’ softball semifinals.  Lady Tigers won 9-4 and will play in the state finals.

  • Minersville vs Bristol softball

    Minersville, who went undefeated and won a state title in basketball, is one step away from winning the ‘AA’ softball crown after blowing out Bristol 15-0.