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Diane Beck

August 4, 2013
The Altoona Mirror

Name: Diane Beck

Age: 43

Residence: Collegeville

High school: Bishop Guilfoyle, class of 1988

College: Penn State, class of 1993

My favorite sport: Baseball

I usually attend games with: My husband, Steve, and my sons, Andrew and David

Favorite high school team: Bishop Guilfoyle

Favorite college team: Penn State

Favorite pro team: Philadelphia Phillies

My favorite sports memory: My senior year at BG, we won the district football championship with guys like Joe Francis, Von Villano, Paul Beard,?Pat Irwin, Bob Bernazzoli and Matt Koehle.

The local athlete I've most enjoyed watching while growing up: Mike Iuzzolino

My all-time favorite local coach: Tom Irwin

The most famous athlete I ever met: Pittsburgh Steeler Mike Webster

My most prized autograph or picture is of: I have a Terry Bradshaw-signed football.

If I have a claim to fame as a fan, it would be: When I briefly lived in Houston, I got to see Penn State play in the Alamo Bowl and beat Texas A&M, 24-0.

If I were the CZAR of local sports, the one rule I would enforce would be: I do not believe in the every-kid-should-get-a-trophy mentality that exists these days.

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