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Matt Morrissey

February 24, 2008
The Altoona Mirror
Name: Matt Morrissey

Age: 21

Residence: Tyrone

High school: Tyrone, class of 2005

My favorite sport: Baseball

I usually attend games with: My friends

Favorite high school team: Tyrone

Favorite college team: Penn State

Favorite pro team: Atlanta Braves

My favorite sports memory: When Tyrone defeated Seton-LaSalle on the road in high school football in the first round of states my senior year.

The local athlete I most enjoyed watching while growing up: Tyrone’s Matt Sharer

My all-time favorite local coach: John Franco

The most famous athlete I ever met: I have yet to meet anyone who qualifies for famous.

My most prized autograph/picture is of: A football card of Peyton Manning with a typo on it, which makes it even more valuable.

If I have a claim to fame as a fan it would be: I once got to talk to former Penn State defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky, who was in Tyrone for a football banquet.

If I were czar of local sports: Parents of Little Leaguers need to relax more when it comes to their attitude towards coaches and umpires.

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