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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
  • Pottsville vs Twin Valley baseball

    Pottsville looked to stay hot as they played Twin Valley in the ‘AAA’ state Quarterfinals.

  • Lancaster CC vs Blue Ridge baseball

    Blue Ridge had the season end with an 11-1 loss to Lancaster County Christian.

  • Jersey Shore vs Abington Heights baseball

    Pitching ruled the day as Abington Heights and Jersey Shore battled in the first round of the state baseball playoffs.  Tyler Ksiazek tossed the shutout, Jimmy Fayocavitz had the walk-off hit for the second straight game as the Comets won 1-0.

  • Blue Ridge vs Montgomery baseball

    Blue Ridge met Montgomery in round one of the state baseball playoffs.  Blue Ridge behind sophomore pitcher Jake Decker won 3-2.

  • Nanticoke vs Twin Valley softball

    Nanticoke opened up an early lead, then needed a run in the bottom of the sixth to defeat Twin Valley 6-5 in round one of the state softball playoffs.

  • Holy Redeemer vs Wellsboro softball

    Holy Redeemer edged Wellsboro 3-2 to move on to round two of the state softball playoffs.

  • Schuylkill Haven vs MAST Charter baseball

    Schuylkill Haven needed eleven tense innings to win 1-0 and advance to the second round of the state baseball playoffs.  The Hurricanes will play two-time defending Champion Loyalsock Thursday at Central Columbia HS.

  • Pottsville vs Spring Grove baseball

    Pottsville scored a run in the bottom of the sixth inning, Eli Nabholz did the rest as the Tide wins 1-0 and moves on to round two of states.

  • Wyoming Valley West vs Chambersburg baseball

    Wyoming Valley West defeated Chambersburg 4-0 in the opening round of the state ‘AAAA’ playoffs.  Ryan Hogan delivered a big two run 3b for the Spartans.

  • Victor Espinoza ready for Triple Crown

    Back in 1978, Steve Cauthen rode Affirmed to Horse Racing’s Triple Crown.  Since then 13 horses teased us but missed becoming the 12’th member of the Triple Crown club.  On Saturday, American Pharoah with Jockey Victor Espinoza will try to end that streak.  Espinoza won the first two legs of the crown twice before including last year with California Chrome before losing the Belmont Stakes. Espinoza affirmed to us that he has the horse to break the streak.

  • Loyalsock vs Montrose baseball

    Loyalsock began their quest of a third consecutive State Championship by beating Montrose in Round One of the state ‘AA’ playoffs.  The Lancers took advantage of a few mistakes by the Meteors, as Luke Glavin, and Kyle Datres combined for a shutout in their 5-0 win.

  • John Hynes to Coach NJ Devils

    After five seasons with the WBS Penguins John Hynes is headed to the NHL.  Hynes will be named the Head Coach of the New Jersey Devils on Tuesday.  Hynes reached 100 AHL wins in just 152 games, that is the second-fastest in AHL history.  Hynes led the Penguins to the Calder Cup Playoffs in each of his five seasons.  Hynes was also named the AHL’s Coach of the year in 2010-11.

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