Name: Rita (Anderson)?Lanza

Age: 46

Residence: Mars, Pa.

High school: Altoona, Class of 85

College: UPJ

My favorite sport: Basketball

I usually attend games with: My husband,?Sam

Favorite high school team: Mars High?School

Favorite college team: Pitt

Favorite pro team: Steelers

My favorite sports memory: Beating Seton LaSalle in high school girls basketball my senior year at the Fitzgerald Fieldhouse before thousands of Altoona fans.

The local athlete I’ve most enjoyed watching while growing up: Lisa Fubio

My all-time favorite local coach: Art Taneyhill

The most famous athlete I ever met: Carlton?Haselrig

My most prized autograph or picture is of: A photo of my UPJ team that made it to the Division II Final Four in basketball my sophomore year

If I have a claim to fame as a fan, it would be: I was at the Pitt basketball game when Jerome Lane shattered the backboard on a dunk

If I were the boss of local sports, the one rule I would enforce would be: Minimal parental communication with coaches during games

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