Name: Paul Ciampoli
HIGH SCHOOL: Altoona, class of 1948
I usually attend games with: My good friend, John Nardon, and I used to go all the time.
My favorite sport: A tie between football and track
My all-time favorite local player: Mike Reid
My all-time favorite local coach: A tie between John Franco and Ken Bashore
My favorite high school team: A tie between Altoona and Bishop Guilfoyle
My favorite college team: Penn State
My favorite pro team: Pittsburgh Steelers
The most famous sports person I have ever met: Joe Paterno
My sports claim to fame: I competed in the Fareastern Games in Fiji Stadium in Tokyo during the Korean War. I was on the 1600 relay team, and my team came in second.
My most prized sports photograph/memorabilia is of: A photo of that team.
If I were the czar of local sports, the one thing I would change would be: I would raise the age limit for kids to start playing sports. They start too young.
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