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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
  • Wallenpaupack and West Scranton want more W’s

    Wallenpaupack and West Scranton are coming off four win seasons.  Buckhorns Head Coach Mark Watson remains optimistic, while Invaders Head Coach Brian Fahey is bringing over some winning ways from Abington Heights where he was a long-time assistant coach.

  • Towanda to make a run in D4 Playoffs

    Towanda made it to the District IV playoffs last season, before falling to Loyalsock.  That bracket should be very good again, as well as the Black Knights.  17 starters return including QB Noah Huff.  Check back in November, but there is a good chance Towanda will still be playing football.

  • Lake-Lehman looks to improve on an 11-2 season

    Lake-Lehman won 11 games last season, but lost three terrific players in fullback Dustin Jones, halfback Brady Butler and OL/DL Pete Borum.  But, the rest of the linemen are back as is HB Kody Pachamovitch.  Nothing fancy, the Black Knights look to make opponents black and blue.

  • Williamsport Millionaires getting bang for the buck

    The WIlliamsport football team is coming off a 3-7 season, but the Millionaires have size, skill and twelve returning starters.  It’s a start to what could be a rebounding year.

  • Penn State great Kelly Mazzante stops by Marywood University

    Former Penn State University and Montoursville High School sharp-shooter Kelly Mazzante stopped by Marywood University at their shooting and skills camp.  Mazzante is the all-time leading scorer in Big Ten history, and a two-time WNBA Champion with the Phoenix Mercury.  Mazzante and Marywood Coach Tara Macciocco, who played at Dunmore, High School combined for over 5,000 points in their stellar high school careers.  When Kelly and Tara shoot-you listen.

  • North Pocono football on the upswing

    After going winless in his first season at North Pocono, Head Coach Greg Dolhon made the Trojans competitive last season as they hung in a lot of games and turned in a 2-8 record.  That upward swing should continue over the next two seasons as a strong Junior class has North Pocono thinking about post-season play.

  • Anthracite Football luncheon

    Marian Catholic Coach Stan Dakosty and Lehighton Coach Tom McCarroll discuss their teams chances in the Anthracite League for the 2014 season.

  • Old Forge football preps

    Old Forge finished as the Super 16 team of the year last season after almost winning the Class ‘A’ State Championship.  The Blue Devils could be blue about losing the Title on a two point conversion in overtime, but instead they plan on making their opponents black and blue.

  • District IV football Media Day

    District IV is loaded with terrific High School Football teams this season.  From the Northern Tier to the Heartland Conference there is quality and quanity in all three classes.  Southern Columbia and Wyalusing are looking forward to a competitive season.

  • Penn State Media Day

    The James Franklin Era is underway as Penn State begins practice for the 2014 season.  The Nittany Lions open up the season in Dublin, Ireland at the end of the month versus Central Florida.  There is a lot of work to be done in the next three and a half weeks, but Coach Franklin and the team is up to the task.

  • Dale Earnhardt Jr. wins again at Pocono

    For the first time since Denny Hamlin turned the trick in 2006, a driver took the ‘Season Sweep’ at Long Pond.  Dale Earnhardt Jr. won at the Pocono Raceway when he captured the Go Bowling 400 checkered flag.  Junior took his first lead with 14 laps remaining and held off Kevin Harvick for his third win of the season.

  • Kyle Larson on the Pole for the Go Bowling 400

    Kyle Larson, #42 for Chip Ganassi Racing, is the Polesitter for Sunday’s Go Bowling 400 from Pocono Raceway.  Larson edged Joey Logano for the Pole.

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