Jake Manning

Name: Jake Manning

Age: 23

Residence: Penn Hills

High school: Bellwood-Antis

My favorite sport: Basketball

When I go to a sporting event, I usually go with: my dad or my brother

Favorite high school team: Bellwood-Antis

Favorite college team: Florida Gators

Favorite pro team: Oklahoma City Thunder

My favorite sports memory: Playing baseball for Martin Oil in the Federation league.

The local athlete I’ve most enjoyed watching while growing up: Josh Kleinfelter

My all-time favorite local coach: Ed Davis

The most famous athlete I ever met: Marc-Andre Fleury

My most prized autograph or picture is of: an autograph from Marc-Andre Fleury

If I have a claim to fame as a fan, it would be: I went to a Steelers and Penguins game the year they won the Super Bowl and Stanley Cup in 2008.

If I were the boss of local sports, the one rule I would enforce would be: Making elementary sports programs about development of skills and fundamentals rather than winning.

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