School Closings And Delays

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
  • Tamaqua vs Scranton Prep boys basketball

    Scranton Prep tangled with Tamaqua in the first round of the ‘AAAA’ boys basketball playoffs.  Classics opened up a 17-2 lead and coasted to a 69-35 victory.

  • Mid Valley vs North Schuylkill girls basketball

    Mid Valley met North Schuylkill in round one of the girls ‘AAA’ state basketball playoffs.  Lady Spartans rolled 76-32.

  • Mahanoy Area vs Math, Civics, and Science

    Mahanoy Area went to class against Math, Civics and Science in the girls ‘AA’ first round action.  Lady Bears won 77-44.

  • Bowdoin vs Scranton

    The University of Scranton Lady Royals hosted Bowdoin in the D3 Women’s Sectionals. The Polar Bears went on a 18-0 run in the middle of the game to defeat the Lady Royals 66-54 and will get Tufts for the right to head to the Final Four.

  • State AAA Wrestling Championships

    Only two wrestlers from our area, William Evanitsky of Scranton, and Josh Krieiger from Shikellamy, advanced to the State ‘AAA’ Wrestling semifinals in Hershey.

  • University of Scranton Lady Royals preps

    The University of Scranton host the NCAA D3 Women’s Sectionals this weekend.  Scranton plays Bowdoin on Friday night.

  • Bucknell more interviews

    Guard Stephen Brown and Head Coach Nathan Davis have their thoughts after Bucknell won the Patriot League Championship for the second straight season after defeating Colgate by 29 points in the Title Game.

  • State Double ‘A’ Wrestling round one

    The first round of the State Wrestling Championships went relatively well for our local guys who went 27-23 against their competition.  Sheldon Seymour of Troy, Jaret Lane from Southern Columbia, AJ Burkhardt of Athens, Benton’s Cole Rhone, Wyalusing Valley’s Creighton Edsell, and Mahanoy Area’s Matt Lewandowski advanced to round two after wins.

  • State wrestling ‘AA’ upper weights

    State HS Wrestling had their first round on the mats in Class ‘AA’. In the upper weight classes we have highlights of two-time defending Champ Gavin Hoffman of Montoursville, Cole Fuller from Western Wayne, Hunter Poust from Muncy, Dan Scheib of Tri-Valley and Connor Fulmer form Southern Columbia.

  • Late start to spring sports season

    A avalanche of snowstorms has put the High School sports season behind schedule.  Holy Cross is in the gym-for baseball.  That is not the way the game is to be played.

  • Colgate vs Bucknell Men’s basketball

    Bucknell battled Colgate in the Patriot League Men’s basketball final.  It was the first time the Bison and Raiders met in the Patriot League title game. Nate Sestina came off the bench to score 16 points.  Tournament MVP Stephen Brown dominated the second half as the Bison blistered Colgate 83-54.  Back to Back Patriot League Championships for Bucknell.

  • Mid Valley Spartanettes basketball

    Mid Valley beat Holy Cross to slide into the State girls ‘AAA’ basketball playoffs. With a 17-8 record Mid Valley meets North Schuylkill in a first round match up at Martz Hall.