Name: Ben Sosnowski

Age: 13

Residence: Duncansville

Junior high school: Hollidaysburg

Future college: Penn State

My favorite sport: Baseball

I usually attend games with: My family and friends

Favorite high school team: Hollidaysburg

Favorite college team: Penn State

Favorite pro team: Pittsburgh Steelers

My favorite sports memory: Hitting my first home run on my birthday in Little League

The local athlete I’ve most enjoyed watching while growing up: Vlad Hilling of Hollidaysburg

My all-time favorite local coach: Scott Franco (Little League)

The most famous athlete I ever met: Lou Schmitt

My most prized autograph or picture is of: The ball from my first home run that I hit.

If I have a claim to fame as a fan, it would be: I was at the Penn State-Michigan State game that the Nittany Lions won, which got them into the Big Ten title game.

If I were the boss of local sports, the one rule I would enforce would be: Parents should not be allowed to coach their kids in youth sports.

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