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
  • Riverside vs Mid Valley softball

    Riverside hosted Mid Valley in Lackawanna League softball action.  Spartanettes were up 5-0 in the 5th when the skies opened and the game was suspended.

  • Marian Catholic Tina Capparell

    Marian Catholic Senior Tina Capparell won the 800 and 1,600 at the Schuylkill League Track and Field Championships.  Tina won a State Title in Cross Country in the Fall, so she clearly still has a spring in her step.

  • Lackawanna College baseball

    Lackawanna College on Friday begins the Region XIX Jr. College baseball tournament.  The Falcons are 8th in the country in Batting Average and 4th in Slugging.  But, it is Pitching and Defense that will extend their season to next weekend.

  • Holy Redeemer Volleyball

    Holy Redeemer won another regular season Wyoming Valley Conference Volleyball Title after a straight set win over previously unbeaten Delaware Valley this week.  The Royals appear on track to serve up another District 2 Championship.

  • Schuylkill League Track and Field Championships

    A week after the Schuylkill Relays in Pottsville, the Track and Field athletes converged on Blue Mountain HS for the Schuylkill League Championships.  Winners in this segment were Mike Holobetz of Pottsville, Jarrin Geisinger of Jim Thorpe, Brittany Dunleavy, and Kylie Kutz  of Blue Mountain, Tina Capparell of Marian Catholic and Kendall Bernardyn of Mahanoy Area.

  • Old Forge vs Lakeland baseball

    Lakeland hosted Old Forge in a key Lackawanna League baseball game.  Chiefs stayed unbeaten (11-0) with the 8-3 win.

  • Spagna Championships Champs

    We caught up to five more winners from the Robert Spagna Track and Field Championships.  Here are: Katie Dammer of Abington Heights, King Rose from Riverside, Ky’Ron Harbin of Scranton, Skyla Wilson from Susquehanna and Gillian Coar of Dunmore.  ALl Seniors, and all looking for more gold at Districts, next week.

  • Mid Valley Spartanettes Softball

    A 3-2 loss to Tunkhannock, and a split with Holy Cross is all that is separating Mid Valley from a perfect 13-0 in H.S. Softball.  The Spartanettes are getting their hitting shoes on as the weather heats up.

  • Pinstripe Pals Winners

    For the 4th season the RailRiders, along with Maines Party and Food Warehouse, support local youth leagues with the Pinstripe Pals program. Ten baseball/softball leagues win a $1,000 Gift Card towards their concession stands with a 50/50 donation split between the two sponsors. PINSTRIPE PALS WINNERS ************************************* 1. Mt. View – South Gibson USA Softball 2. Pittston Twp Little League 3. Wyoming/West Wyoming Little League 4. Moosic RedWings Girls Softball 5. Jermyn Youth Sports 6. Plains Little League 7. Carbondale […]

  • Holy Redeemer vs Delaware Valley boys volleyball

    The Wyoming Valley Conference regular season Title was decided in Boys Volleyball when Delaware Valley hosted Holy Redeemer. Royals won in straight sets to remain undefeated and hand the Warriors their first loss on WVC play.

  • Robert Spagna Championships

    The 14th Robert Spagna Championships brought the best Track and Field athletes from the Lackawanna League together to honor the late leader of Track events in the area.  We have athletes from many schools: Delaware Valley, Susquehanna, West Scranton, Dunmore, Scranton, Wallenpaupack, Scranton Prep, Lakeland, Riverside and Abington Heights.

  • Mt. Carmel baseball

    With an 11-1 win over Central Columbia, Mt. Carmel Area has hopes on getting a home game for the District IV Baseball Playoffs.  Junior Thomas Schultz gives the Red Tornadoes a shot against any team in the playoffs.