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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
  • Wyoming Valley West vs. Wilkes-Barre Coughlin “AAA” Field Hockey Championship

    Wyoming Valley West used two late goals in the first half to post a 2-1 win over Wilkes-Barre Coughlin to capture the District 2 “AAA” girl’s field hockey championship Wednesday night at Nesbitt Stadium on the campus of Wyoming Seminary.

  • Wilkes-Barre Coughlin vs Valley View “AA” Soccer Championship

    Wilkes-Barre Coughlin won the District 2 “AA” Boy’s Soccer Championship with a 2-0 victory over Valley View at Lake Lehman Area high-school on Wednesday night.

  • Crestwood vs. Lake Lehman AA Field Hockey Championship

    Crestwood and Lake Lehman played at Wyoming Seminary for the District 2 AA Field Hockey championship. The Lady Comets captured the title with a 4-0 win over the Black Knights.

  • Pittston Area Defeats WVW 3-2

    Girl’s soccer action on Tuesday night at the Pittston Primary Center. District II action between Pittston Area and Wyoming Valley West.

  • Kutztown vs East Stroudsburg

    Kutztown and East Stroudsburg played a PSAC college football game in the Poconos on Saturday evening.

  • Pleasant Valley vs Pocono Mountain East

    Pleasant Valley and Pocono Mountain East played at 11am game on Saturday morning in Swiftwater.

  • #10 Old Forge vs Holy Cross

    Old Forge and Holy Cross played a high-school football game on Saturday afternoon at Saint Anthony’s playground in Dunmore.

  • North Pocono vs Abington Heights

    North Pocono and Abington Heights played a Saturday afternoon game in Clarks Summit.

  • #3 Delaware Valley vs #15 Scranton Prep

    The Warriors and the Cavaliers played a Saturday afternoon game in Scranton.

  • District 4 Cross Country Championships

    Tori Ross the sophomore from Warrior Run won the District 4 “A” girl’s cross country championship on Thursday morning at Bloomsburg University. Her winning time 20:25. The team from Northeast Bradford won the team title in Class “A”. In the “AA” girl’s event in was Ashley Blair from Selinsgrove leading thru the first two miles, but in the last third of the race Shikellamy’s Yoangelys Cedeno took the lead the took home the title in District 4. Blair finished 3rd […]

  • District 2 Cross Country Championships

    On Wednesday the District 2 Cross Country Championships took place at Elk Lake Area high-school. Class “A” girl’s winner Mackenzie Greenfield the junior from Holy Cross in 19:44. Class “AA” girl’s winner Ally Rome the junior from Dallas in 19:09. Class “AAA” girl’s winner Alyssa LaFave from Wallenpaupack in 20:34. Class “A” boy’s winner Matt Murray the junior from Dunmore in 17:34. Class “AA” boy’s winner Dominic Hockenbury the junior from Lake Lehman in 16:08. Class “AAA” boy’s winner Andrew […]

  • Crestwood Field Hockey Wins First Round Playoff Game

    Ashleigh Thomas from Crestwood scored the first three goals for the Lady Comets in the opening round of the District II AA Girl’s Field Hockey Playoffs and Crestwood ended up beating GAR 9-0 on Tuesday night at home.  


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