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Started here at WNEP in November of 1990 as a Video Coordinator then branched out into shooting news and operating our KU Satellite truck. Trips to the Democratic National Convention NYC and Woodstock made life interesting. I enjoyed the helicopter flights with Jack, Dave, and Randy. We once flew into NYC to JFK to pick up a tape. Wow what a flight! Time flew bye. From News to Sports I made the switch in 1997 when my great friend Dave Bertram left for NC. He was the best and taught me most of what I apply today. Jim Coles and I shared many trips up and down I81. Jim Coles is the best reporter/anchor in the business and a NY Giants fan. I like the Eagles. People always ask me what I like to cover. I usually say High-School Wrestling. These kids get little TV coverage, but more internet life than other sports besides football. Anthony Rivera from Shikellamy was my first true State Champion I covered. Zain Retherford and Ryan Solomon the last. From there I've enjoyed shooting, reporting and anchoring the sports all over Northeastern and Central Pennsylvania. I have a beautiful wife (who teaches 6th,7th and 8th graders) and an 9 year old son(brown belt in American DoJo Karate and a great swing from the left side for baseball. I love dogs. We've gone from a yellow lab to a beagle.
Favorite sports moments covered include:
(1) Bucknell winning another Patriot League title 2013
(2) The AHL 2001 Calder Cup Finals in Canada with the Penguins. Trip to New Brunswick Canada and St. John with Bonvie. Great food and the reversing falls there. Outstanding.
(3) Gerry McNamara hitting the game winning shot against Notre Dame in the Carrier Dome in front of 33,000 people (2002)
(4) Brennan King of the Red Barons in 2006 hitting for the natural cycle and ending it with a grand slam on his last at bat-probably never see that live again in my life, and (5) covering the Governor's Cup 2008 championship in Durham, North Carolina with Paul Kielbasa-first title for the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre in 20 seasons of minor league baseball. Field of Dreams shot there and ran into the Black Widow-World Billiards Champion.
(6) Best hitter Chase Utley.
(7) Many moments in the football booth with George Curry and Steve Armillay.

Recent Articles
  • Lewisburg vs. Fleetwood Soccer

    Lewisburg played Fleetwood in a state boy’s soccer game over the weekend at Hazleton.

  • Moravian Academy vs. Bloomsburg Soccer

    Moravian Academy and Bloomsburg played a boy’s state soccer game over the weekend at Hazleton with Moravian coming out with a victory.

  • Crestwood vs. Selinsgrove Field Hockey

    Crestwood and Selinsgrove played a state field hockey game over the weekend with the Lady Comets advancing to the semifinals.

  • Montoursville vs. Lewisburg Football

    Montoursville defeated Lewisburg 31-6 on Saturday night in a District IV “AA” quarterfinal football game at Bucknell University. Now the Warriors face Southern Columbia on Friday night November 14th in the District IV semifinals.

  • Lehighton Back In The District 11 Playoffs

    The Lehighton Indians (8-2) have rolled off five wins in a row, the latest against Jim Thorpe. Junior running back Wyatt Clements ran for 140 yards and 3 touchdowns. This is the second year in a row that Lehighton has made the PIAA state playoffs. Lehighton plays Bethlehem Catholic on Saturday night at 7pm at the Bethlehem School District Stadium in the District 11 “AAA” playoffs. The Indians two losses this season came at the hands of North Schuylkill and […]

  • Mounties Enter Post-Season Against Parkland

    The #7 ranked Stroudsburg Mounties perfect (10-0) football team will be at home this Friday night November 7th against Parkland in the 1st round of the PIAA “AAAA” District 2/11 sub-regional playoffs. Stroudsburg is coming off a come from behind win over Pleasant Valley 35-32 last Friday night,  and also has impressive wins over Nazareth 21-14, and 23-19  over Bethlehem Catholic. Win the win last week Stroudsburg picked up the crown in the Eastern Pennsylvania Conference Northern Division.  Gerald Douglass […]

  • Misericordia On The Move In The MAC

    At the start of the 2014-2015 basketball season the Misericordia University Cougars men’s team is healthy and deep. Four starters return from a team that lost in the conference championship game. A big reason why All MAC-Freedom Conference 1st team forward Steve Ware broke his hand with 6 minutes left in the contest. “My hands a lot better now. It did hurt having to watch those last few minutes, but you know there’s not much I can do about it […]

  • Misericordia vs. DeSales-College Field Hockey

    Misericordia University scored two first half goals then added three more in the second half to pick up the 5-0 win over DeSales in a Middle Atlantic Conference Freedom Conference semi-final women’s field hockey game on Wednesday night in Dallas. The Lady Cougars now play for a conference championship on Saturday.

  • WVW Plays Warriors For District Championship

    #6 Wyoming Valley West travels to #3 Delaware Valley on Friday night to play for the District 2 AAAA Championship. This starts the PIAA high-school state football playoffs in a District 2/11 AAAA sub-regional game in Milford.

  • Dallas girls finish one-two at State Cross Country Championships

    Dallas Jr. Ally Rome held off Sr. teammate Lindsey Oremus on Saturday for the gold medal at the State ‘AA’ Cross Country Championships.  We talked to the girls and their Head Coach Matt Samuel about their tight finish and friendship.

  • Twin Valley vs. Selinsgrove-PIAA State Field Hockey

    Selinsgrove scored the overtime game winning goal on Tuesday night at Central Columbia high-school to beat Twin Valley 3-2 in the first round of the 2014 PIAA State Field Hockey championships.

  • Wilkes-Barre Coughlin vs. Lewisburg-PIAA State Soccer

    The Lewisburg and Wilkes-Barre Coughlin boy’s soccer teams played a 1st round game in the 2014 PIAA State Boy’s “AA” Soccer championships at Central Columbia Area high-school on Tuesday night. It was the Green Dragons with a 3-1 win over the Crusaders.


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