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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
  • Tunkhannock Boys Cross Country

    Tunkhannock won the State ‘AA’ Cross Country Championship last fall.  Head Coach Randy White has three talented returnees in Jack Tidball, Jake Toczko and Allen Grow.  The Tigers are ready to run in District Two once again this season.

  • Penn State Shuts Down the Zips

    UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State improved to 2-0 on the season with a tidy 21-3 win over Akron.  QB Christian Hackenberg overcame two interceptions by throwing for 319 yards and three TDs in the win.  Steve Lloyd caught up to Hackenberg, WR Geno Lewis, and DB Ryan Keiser after the game.

  • Selinsgrove gears up for Mt. Carmel Area

    #3 Selinsgrove will venture to the ‘Silver Bowl’ to take on 4’th ranked Mt. Carmel Area in the game of the week.  Selinsgrove Head Coach Dave Hess and Jr. Running Back Javon Batts talks about what it will take to take down the Red Tornadoes.

  • Susquehanna University resumes their rivalry with Lycoming

    After a four year hiatus Susquehanna and Lycoming face off at Person Field in Williamsport this Saturday at 1pm.  Crusaders Head Coach Steve Briggs talked about to Warriors Coach Mike Clark about getting back on the field and it will finally happen this weekend.

  • East Stroudsburg University football preview

    East Stroudsburg University won the PSAC Title in basketball and they have the fast-break style to do the same in football.  Redshirt JR. QB Matt Soltes threw for 3.400 yards, and #34 TD’s last season with only 4 INT’s.  10 starters are back on defense, so the Warriors are in good shape on each side of the ball.

  • King’s College Football preview

    King’s went 6-3 in the MAC last season.  The Monarchs are picked to finish 6’th in the preseason Coaches Poll, but there is reason for optimism with an experienced offense led by Sr. QB Tyler Hartranft.   The Monarchs hope to be playoff bound in 2014.

  • Dalton LaCoe wins Powerlifting Gold Medal

    Dalton LaCoe who graduated from Abington Heights HS just a few months ago represented USa at the World Powerlifting Championships in Hungary.  LaCoe won the Gold in the overall in his weight class.  Dalton won the Squat, took Bronze in the Bench and set a new record in the Deadlift with a lift of 501 lbs.

  • Cory Spagenberg first Major League hit

    2009 Abington Heights graduate Cory Spagenberg made his Major League debut with the San Diego Padres.  Spagenberg made two sparking defensive plays at 3B and delivered a two run single in the 5’th inning to lift the Padres to a 3-1 win.

  • Berwick Bulldogs Team #1

    Berwick won the District Two ‘AAA’ Title last season and made a deep run in States.  The Bulldogs have to replace eight starters on defense, and QB C.J. Curry.   The Dawgs lost a lot, but have plenty of talent returning.  Mason Vandermark spearheads an experienced offensive line.  There is also speed at WR with Andrew Force and RB with Nate Maczuga.  Sr. Dallas Arner has the upper hand at QB and Mike Force is there to step in if needed.

  • Crestwood Comets Team #2

    Crestwood bracketed last season with a 41-7, and 14-13 losses to Berwick.  In Between Crestwood won ten straight games and they return quanity and quality especially on the line and in the offensive backfield.   Frank Aigeldinger is a battering ram at RB/LB.   Jay Popson is confident and composed at QB.  Rodney Koch is the rock on the line, and seven starters return on defense.  They open with Berwick, and there’s a good chance the Comets could meet the Dawgs in […]

  • Wyoming Valley West Team #3

    Wyoming Valley West lost their star QB Mike Baur, WR Mike Sands and TE Alex Barilla to graduation.  But, Spartans could improve on a 10-2 season.  Converted WR Brady Davidson is proving to be a accurate QB, Eric Acosta is a small, but speedy running back, and Jermichael Bunch is a fast target at receiver.  The line is full of 250 pounders.  Replacing six starters on defense is about the only concern-well that and games against Delaware Valley, Berwick and […]

  • Loyalsock Lancers Team #4

    Loyalsock won back to  back State Titles in baseball and they’re looking to add to their trophy case with a District IV Football Championship.  All State Baseball, Basketball and Football player Kyle Datres is back at QB and Safety.  Jake Glavin is the force on a solid offensive line and Sophomore Crae McCracken is getting Division I College looks as a Center/LB.  The Lancers lost a few playmakers on defense from last season, but Datres and Company gives this team […]

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