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
  • District IV Cross Country

    District IV held their Cross Country Championships at Bloomsburg University. LAUREN TRAPANI WARRIOR RUN FRESHMAN AA GIRLS CHAMP ISABEL SAGAR LOYALSOCK JUNIOR ‘AAA’ GIRLS CHAMP ETHAN KNOEBEL SOUTHERN COLUMBIA JR. BOYS ‘AA’ CHAMP ISAAC DAVIS JERSEY SHORE SR. ‘AAA’ BOYS CHAMPION

  • District Two Cross Country Championships

    At the District II cross country championships at Lakeland High School, six champions were crowned. Lexi Walsh of Holy Cross, Mia Bellucci of Scranton Prep and Katie Dammer of Abington Heights won the girls races. Brandon Curley of Montrose, Jack Zardecki of Dallas and Tyler Wirth of Wallenpaupack won the boys titles. This post has reaction from the girls champions. The Boys champions will be posted later.

  • Southern Columbia vs Selinsgrove football preps

    Selinsgrove has but one loss, to Shikellamy, and they score in bunches with Quarterback Logan Leiby (2,523 yards this season).  But, the 9th ranked will be underdog when they host top ranked Southern Columbia to close out the regular seaosn.

  • Penn State Dominates Michigan 42-13

    In front of the largest and maybe the loudest crowd in Beaver Stadium history, Penn State put an old fashioned butt-whipping on the Wolverines: four touchdowns for Trace McSorley, three more for Saquon Barkley and it’s their 12th straight win against a Big Ten opponent. “For an offense like that, you put them out of their element,” senior linebacker Jason Cabinda said. “They’re used to, you know, big, possession-type games, close scores. So when you can kind of get the […]

  • Bloomsburg On Comeback at ESU

    In a crazy game between two local teams, Bloomsburg erased a 28-10 deficit, scoring the final 28 points of the game to come back to beat East Stroudsburg 38-28.

  • Jim Thorpe football

    Jim Thorpe is still amazed at their ‘Olympian’ effort when they scored on a 35 TD pass on the final play of the game to tame Tamaqua last week.  Thorpe has a big game against Pottsville  this week, but they can cherish their win, for now.

  • Bloomsburg vs Southern Columbia Field Hockey

    Bloomsburg visted Southern Columbia in HS Field Hockey.  Bloom won 2-0.

  • Forest City @ Dunmore girls Volleyball

    Dunmore is the team to beat in the Lackawanna girls Volleyball League.  The Lady Bucks defeated Forest City in four sets in a very competitive match.

  • Pottsville vs Nativity BVM boys soccer

    Pottsville played Nativity BVM in Schuylkill League boys soccer semifinal action.  Pottsville won 3-2 and will face Jim Thorpe in Thursday’s final.

  • Williams Valley vs Jim Thorpe boys soccer

    Williams Valley played Jim Thorpe in the Schuylkill League boys soccer semifinals. Olympians scored twice in the final five minutes to pull off a 2-1 win.

  • Scranton Prep vs Abington Heights girls soccer

    Abington Heights hosted Scranton Prep in girls HS soccer action.  Lady Comets won 5-0.

  • Mt. Carmel Area vs Southern Columbia girls soccer

    Southern Columbia hosted Mt. Carmel Area in a key Heartland Conference girls soccer match.  Southern prevailed 7-3.