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September 9, 2007
The Altoona Mirror
Carol Swope

Age: 40

Residence: Hollidaysburg

High school: Altoona, Class of 1985

My favorite sport: Basketball

I usually attend games with: My family

Favorite high school team: Williamsburg

Favorite college team: Pitt football

Favorite pro team: Dallas Cowboys

My favorite sports memory: My big brother, Dave (Brumbaugh), hitting over 20 home runs one season in the Altoona Little League at Joe Riley Field.

The local athlete I most enjoyed watching while growing up: A boxer from Penn State named Jimmy Restauri

My all-time favorite local coach: Gordy White

The most famous athlete I ever met: Bubby Brister

My most prized autograph/picture is of: A T-shirt signed by Michael Andretti

If I have a claim to fame as a fan it would be: I broke a shot put record at Altoona Area High School in 1985.

If I were czar of local sports: I think you should have to play at least half of your team’s games in order to be eligible to play in the playoffs in the Mansion Park Summer Basketball League.

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