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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
  • Scranton Prep wins Lynett Tournament

    Tim Rose was named tournament MVP as Scranton Prep destroyed Holy Cross 73-39 in the boys final of the Lynett Tournament.  The Cavaliers opened up a 23-6 lead after the first quarter and never looked back.  Prep hosts Abington Heights Saturday night.

  • Kyle Carter talks about ‘The Catch’ and the season

    Penn State Tight End Kyle Carter had an up and down season, like a lot of his Nittany Lions.  Carter hauled in the ten yard TD pass from QB Christian Hackenberg that lifted PSU to it’s overtime win in the Pinstripe Bowl.  Carter spoke about keeping the faith in his abilities this season.

  • 37th Annual Tunkhannock Kiwanis Wrestling

    26 schools participated in the 37’th annual Tunkhannock Kiwanis wrestling tournament.  Lake-Lehman’s Derek Dragon win his 100’th career match.  Mt. Carmel Area’s Allen Yancoskie, Wyalusing’s Dylan Otis, and Gar’s Saul Wilkins also came up with first round wins.  The Championship Finals are set for Tuesday at 5pm at Tunkhannock H.S.

  • Cosmo Iacavazzi comes home

    Former West Scranton and Princeton University star running back Cosmo Iacavazzi returned to his hometown to be the Keynote Speaker for the Fiore Cesare Award.  Iacavazzi finished 9’th in the 1964 Heisman Trophy balloting after leading Princeton to a 9-0 season.  Iacavazzi was elected to the College Football Hall of Fame in 2002.

  • Jake McCarthy wins Fiore Cesare Award

    Scranton Senior Jake McCarthy was the 23’rd winner of the Fiore Cesare Award given to the top Senior football player from the Lackawanna Football Conference.  McCarthy follows his brother Joe who won the award in 2011.  With the award comes a $2,000 scholarship from Peoples Security Bank.  Jake rushed for over 1,700 yards and 26 Touchdowns before a broken foot ended his football season.

  • Hazleton Area vs Scranton Prep boys basketball

    Hazleton Area and Scranton Prep are two of the best boys basketball teams in District Two this season. The Cougars visted the Cavaliers who welcomed back their top player Tim Rose who was out with a sprained wrist.

  • Dunmore vs North Pocono girls basketball

    Dunmore and North Pocono will contend for our top team in the girls basketball rankings this season. The Lady Trojans are coming off big wins over Pocono Mtn. West, Holy Redeemer, and Pittston Area in the last week.  But, the Lady Bucks have four starters back from our #1 team last season.

  • Cal Ripken Jr. and Tim Kurkjian on Joe Maddon

    The Chicago Cubs haven’t won a World Series Championship since 1908.  But, the Cubs have been busy this off-season picking up Free Agent Pitcher Jon Lester, and grabbing Hazleton’s Joe Maddon as their Manager.  Baseball analysts Cal Ripken Jr. and Tim Kurkjian discuss the Cubs and their new skipper.

  • Honesdale holds off Holy Cross

    The Honesdale Lady Hornets scored 25 4’th quarter points to edge Holy Cross 67-60 in girls H.S. basketball.   Natasha Hessling led Honesdale with 17 points, while Gabby Giordano and Olivia Kosin each scored 19 points for the Lady Crusaders.

  • Dominic Bragalone Class ‘A’ Player of Year

    After rushing for over 4,700 yards and 67 TD’s South Williamsport Sr.  Dominic Bragalone was named the Class ‘A’ Player of the year.’   Bragalone shattered the state record for most yards and Touchdowns in a season.  In his five playoff games Bragalone alone rushed for over 1,900 yards and 23 TD’s.

  • Scranton Prep girls basketball vs WVW

    The Scranton Prep girls basketball team improved to 6-0 on the season with a 61-32 win over Wyoming Valley West.  Jess Genco scored 21 points to lead the Classics.  Bridget Walsh added 19 points for the winners.

  • Scranton vs Wilkes-Barre GAR boys basketball

    The Scranton Knights visited Wilkes-Barre GAR in a crossover game between the Lackawanna League and the Wyoming Valley Conference in boys basketball. The Grenadiers held a 36-22 halftime lead until the Knights made a run in the 3rd quarter, but GAR held on for the win.


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