Name: Melissa Smith
High school: Bishop Guilfoyle, class of 1988
College: Mount Aloysius
I usually attend games with: My daughter, Emily, and friends.
My favorite sport: Ice hockey
My all-time favorite local player to watch while growing up: My brothers, John and Stephen Smith at Bishop Guilfoyle
My all-time favorite local coach: Tom Irwin
My favorite high school team: A tie, Bishop Guilfoyle and Altoona
My favorite college team:?Penn State
My favorite pro team: Pittsburgh Penguins
The most famous sports person I have ever met: I met Franco Harris at Bland's Park.
My most prized sports photograph/memorabilia: My Sidney Crosby jersey.
My sports claim to fame: My brother, John, won the Cohen Blanket award at Guilfoyle in 1991.
If I were the czar of local sports, the one thing I would change would be: I would like to see all rude fans escorted from kids' games. If you can't sit and just watch and enjoy the game, you should not be there.
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