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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
  • Blue Mountain vs Pottsville

    Blue Mountain made it to the Schuylkill League Baseball Championship game.  Standing in the way of the Eagles was Pottsville.   The Crimson Tide took advantage of some errors to score four runs in the second inning en route to their 9-5 victory.

  • Stroudsburg vs Parkland

    Stroudsburg lost the District IX Class ‘AAAA’ title game to Parkland season.  This year the Mounties were looking to upend the top seeded Trojans for the EPC Championship. Stroudsburg sent out their ace Mike Nikorak to tame the Trojans.  Nikorak struck out ten, but Tyler Bruno had a 1b, 2b, 3b, for Parkland in their 4-2 win.

  • District IX Track and Field

    District Eleven held it’s second day of the Track and Field Championships at Whitehall H.S. Pine Grove Sophomore Maddie Frew won the girls 100 Hurdles in 15.41. Boys HH, Kyle Guers of Shenandoah wins in 15.38. Boys AAA HH, Anthony Cruz ES North Gold in 14.80. Boys AA 100M Marian Catholic’s Chris Bruno wins in 11.16. Boys AAA, Tyler Crum of Lehighton and Kevin Cruz of Pleasant Valley tied for 2’nd in Long Jump. Carly Gregas of North Schuylkill win […]

  • WBS Penguins vs Manchester game four

    The Penguins came up with a strong effort in game three of the Calder Cup Eastern Conference semi-final series against Manchester.  The 2-1 win, got the Penguins to within 2-1 in the series, but game four would tilt momentum one more time.  Manchester scores 42 seconds into the game, and lead 5-0 before the Penguins tallied two goals in the third period to make it look more respectable.  Manchester wins it 5-2 to take a 3-1 lead in the series.

  • District Two Class ‘AA’ Track and Field

    A warm day for some hot action at the District Two Class ‘AA’ Track and Field Championships.   Cassidy Jenkins of Lakeland broke a 17 year old record in the Hurdles. Elk Lake girls won the 3,200 meter relay, while the Warriors Hunter Watkins too the Javelin. Dominic Hockenbury of Lake-Lehman won the boys mile. Rebecca Carmody of Western Wayne won the girls Triple Jump. Boys Long Jump Champ was Hanover Area’s Brandon Chafin. Girls 100 winner was Meyers Sophomore Nalaysa […]

  • Luke Rarig and Jahvel Hemphill

    The Heartland Conference has two elite sprinters in Bloomsburg Sophomore Jahvel Hemphill and Southern Columbia Senior Luke Rarig.  Hemphill is a blur coming out of the starting gates in the 100 meter, while Rarig is coming off a slow start due to an major knee injury during football season.  Both, are running ahead of the pack right now, with Districts coming up Saturday and States the following weekend.

  • Gwinnett vs RailRiders

    The SWB RailRiders look to get above five hundred ball with a win in the series finale against Gwinnett.   Chris Capuano went 4 2/3 innings of one run ball.   But, the Braves staff pitch a shutout in the 5-0 victory.

  • Schuylkill League Track

    The Schuylkill League Track & Field Championships were held at Blue Mountain HS. Rayan Green from Jim Thorpe won the 110 High Hurdles in 15.71, the 300 Hurdles in 41.02, and the Triple Jump with a leap of 43′ 9.5″.  Tyler Crum of Lehighton won the Long Jump with a leap of 21′ 7″.    Dylan Buckher from Jim Thorpe won the 1600,  James Close of Pottsville won the 100M dash. Sarah Lombel also of Pottsville won the girls 100M dash […]

  • Spagna Track Championships

    The Robert Spagna Championship is the Lackawanna League’s annual Title test.  Cassidy Jenkins of Lakeland wrapped up another record-breaking sesssion in what is now her senior season.  Alex Long of Western Wayne was dual winner in the Long Jump and 110 High Hurdles.   Pat Monahan of North Pocono won the Boys 100, while Abington Heights runner Allyson Derry won the girls 100.

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    Bob Shoop Penn State Defensive Coordinator

    Penn State Defensive Coordinator Bob Shoop made a stop at the Greater Scranton Penn State Alumni dinner in Peckville.   Stoop’s Nittany Lions were second in the country last season in Passing Efficiency and Total Defense.  Stoop talked about sticking in ‘Happy Valley’, former Valley View Linebacker Nyeem Wartman, and QB Christian Hackenberg.

  • Williams Valley vs Tri-Valley softball

    Schuylkill League softball rivals Williams Valley and Tri-Valley hooked up.  Tri-Valley ended up winning by a 6-1 score.  Taryn Wilson who will attend Shippensburg University in the fall earned the win.

  • Tamaqua vs Pottsville baseball

    Pottsville edged Tamaqua earlier this season in extra innings.  This time the two stalwarts of the Schuylkill League Baseball met in Pottsville.  Eli Nabholz outduels Bo Rotett as the Tide trips Tamaqua 3-0.


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