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March 9, 2014
The Altoona Mirror

Name: John Riley

Age: 44

Residence: Martinsburg

High School: Central

College: Penn State

My favorite sport: Tennis

I usually attend games with: my wife and two sons

Favorite HIGH SCHOOL team: Central

Favorite college Team: North Carolina basketball and Penn State football

Favorite pro team: Steelers and Pirates

My favorite sports memory: Coaching 2011 Central girls tennis team to district team title in 2011

THE Local athlete I most enjoyed watching growing up: Doug West

MYB?Favorite all time local coach: Reggie Nevins

the Most famous athlete I ever met: Todd Blackledge and Kerry Collins

MY Most prized autograph: Joe Paterno

MY SPORTS CLAIM TO FAME: I?won the nickname-the-team contest for the State College Spikes.

If I were the boss of sports, one rule I would enforce: Don't keep scores and standings in most elementary-aged leagues and maybe put less emphasis on AAU teams and travel teams in all sports.

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