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
  • Bill Howerton Strike out Cancer Classic

    The annual Bill Howerton baseball Classic is set to strike out Cancer this weekend.  PNC Field and local college’s will host college and High School games all weekend with the hope of raising over $10,000 for the Janet Weis hospital in Danville. Howerton was the Head Coach for the Scranton Red Sox and the University of Scranton before having his life cut short by cancer.

  • WBS Penguins vs Binghamton

    The Penguins scored a goal in the first and second periods, and two goals in the third to blank Binghamton 4-0.   However, Providence defeated Bridgeport 8-6 and the Bruins remain three points ahead of the Penguins with five games remaining in the season.

  • North Pocono vs Scranton Prep softball and baseball

    Scranton Prep hosted North Pocono in softball and baseball.  North Pocono won in softball 5-3, and the Trojans took the baseball game by a 12-6 score.

  • Wallenpaupack vs Western Wayne track

    The Wallenpaupack boys and the Western Wayne girls were victories in a Track and Field Meet at Western Wayne.  Buckhorns rolled on the boys side, the Lady Wildcats on the girls side.

  • Meet the RailRiders 2019

    New Manager Jay Bell, catcher Kyle Higashioka, Outfielder Zach Zehner, Pitchers Gio Gonzalez and Cale Coshow appeared on the show looking ahead to the 20-19 season.

  • Hazleton Area vs Tunkhannock softball

    Hazleton Area scored three runs in the bottom of the 7th to rally past Tunkhannock 4-3 in HS softball.

  • Lackawanna Trail vs Elk Lake baseball

    Lackawanna Trail ace Nathan Rolka was off in some cold conditions, but the Lions rallied past Elk Lake 5-3 in HS baseball.

  • Jay Bell SWB RailRiders manager

    After winning the Governors Cup in their two seasons under manager Al Pedrique, the Scranton Wilkes-Barre RailRiders turned to Bobby Mitchell last season. This year, it is Jay Bell who gets promoted from ‘AA’ Trenton to become the NY Yankees ‘AAA’ skipper.

  • SWB RailRiders catchers

    The SWB RailRiders pitching staff will be in good hands with the solid catching tandem of Ryan Lavarnway and Kyle Higashioka.

  • Hazleton Area vs Wyoming Seminary softball

    It was tied at two midway through, before Hazleton Area pulled away to a 5-2 victory over Wyoming Seminary in Wyoming Valley Conference softball.

  • Lackawanna League boys All star basketball

    The top seniors from the Lackawanna League All Star game gathered for the boys All Star basketball game at Valley View.  In a close game, Blue team won 125-122 over Red.

  • Lackawanna League girls All Star Game

    Kathleen Rose scored 17 points for the Blue Team, but Mid Valley’s Emily Morano’s 18 points lifted the Red to a 72-68 win over the Blue in the Lackawanna girls All Star Game at Forest City HS.

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