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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
  • District IV Football preps

    The District IV All Star football game is set for Friday Night at South Williamsport HS.  Some of the players talked about the honor of representing their High School one last time.

  • Charlie Hayes and Dan Pasqua

    Outfielder Dan Pasqua clubbed 42 home runs in three seasons with the NY Yankees in the mid-80’s.  3B Charlie Hayes joined the Yankees a decade later and caught the final out when New York won the 1996 World Series. Both players talked about the Pride of the Pinstripes when they played in the Yankees Legends game at PNC Field.

  • Berwick vs Danville 7 on 7 scrimmage

    Berwick and Danville met in a 7 on 7 scrimmage.  The Coaches’ talked about what these scrimmages mean for their teams.

  • Williamsport Crosscutters ready for the season

    Another NY-Penn League season gets underway Friday when the Crosscutters visit State College.  Williamsport will be back home Saturday against the Spikes and WNEP2 will televise live Tuesday’s game against West Virginia.

  • Abington Heights Baseball

    The Abington Heights Baseball team dropped a 7-5 verdict to Knoch in the State ‘AAA’ Baseball Title game.  The Comets bounced back from an early hole with two runs in the second inning, and three more runs in the 4’th.  But, the Knights scored two runs in the bottom of the sixth-all with two outs-to secure the win.

  • Holy Redeemer wins Softball State Title

    Holy Redeemer won the ‘AA’ State Softball Championship with a 10-5 win over Deer Lakes.  It is the second State Title in school history, the boys golf team won States two years ago.

  • Abington Heights, Wyoming Valley West, Holy Redeemer Look For State Titles

    Abington Heights and Wyoming Valley West go for State Titles in HS Baseball on Friday.  Holy Redeemer looks for a State Championship in ‘AA Softball.  We caught up to the three teams before they headed to Penn State for their final games of the season.

  • Loyalsock falls to Neumann-Goretti

    Loyalsock won back to back ‘AA’ State Titles in baseball.  But, the Lancers were no match for the recruiting skills of Neumann-Goretti.  Loyalsock lost 9-1, but the players were proud of their three year run.

  • Travis Blankenhorn drafted by Twins

    Pottsville Senior Shortstop Travis Blankenhorn was drafted in Round Three of the MLB draft.  Blankenhorn was taken 80’th overall by the Minnesota Twins.

  • Nanticoke vs Bethlehem Catholic softball

    Nanticoke’s run in the state softball playoffs came to an end at the hands of Bethlehem Catholic by a final score of 5-0.

  • Holy Redeemer vs St. Basil Ac. Softball

    After two straight wins by 3-2 margins, the Holy Redeemer softball team was one win shy of making a trip to the State Finals at Penn State.  The Lady Royals defeated St. Basil Academy by a score of….4-2.

  • Mike Nikorak drafted by MLB Draft

    Mike Nikorak, Stroudsburg Sr. pitcher was taken in the first round (27’th overall) of the MLB Draft by the Colorado Rockies.  Nikorak is a 6’5″, 225 Lb, Senior who was also a fine QB for the Mounties.


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