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Name: Jimmy Ferguson

Age: 24

Residence: Tyrone

High school: Tyrone Area

College: Saint Francis

My favorite sport: Golf

I usually attend games with: The Wharton family

Favorite high school team: Tyrone

Favorite college team: PSU

Favorite pro team: A tie between Red Sox and Steelers

My favorite sports memory: Shooting 30 on the back nine to win districts my senior year at Tyrone.

The local athlete I’ve most enjoyed watching while growing up: My dad, Greg Ferguson Sr.

My all-time favorite local coach: Dick Stever in basketball

The most famous athlete I ever met: Former Red Sox pitcher Derek Lowe

My most prized autograph or picture is of: A book and a picture signed by Tim Tebow

If I have a claim to fame as a fan, it would be: I got to play golf alongside Derek Lowe.

If I were the boss of local sports, the one rule I would enforce would be: Don’t limit your kids to playing just one sport. Let them experience other forms of athletics. Some of the best athletes ever played two or three sports.

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