Fandom: Nick Gueguen

Name: Nick Gueguen

Age: 26

Residence: Hastings

High school: Bishop Carroll

College: Shippensburg

My favorite sport: Basketball

I usually attend games with: Friends

Favorite high school team(s): Bishop Carroll and Cambria Heights

Favorite college team: Duke basketball

Favorite pro team: Atlanta Braves

My favorite sports memory: Shocking the local community by winning district gold in basketball as a senior in 2007-08, then going to the second round of states, and being at Turner Field for the Sunday game of Chipper Jones’ final home weekend in 2012.

The local athlete(s) I’ve most enjoyed watching while growing up: Amber Dubyak, LaRod Stephens-Howling, Paul Forcellini, Jeff Minemyer

My all-time favorite local coach: Rob Krimmel

The most famous athlete I ever met: Carl Lewis, Josh Howard. (I interviewed them both.)

My most prized autograph or picture is of: Autographed picture and letter from Chipper Jones

If I have a claim to fame as a fan, it would be: The year I saw Duke play in person at the Garden, the Blue Devils went on to win the 2009-10 national championship.

If I were the boss of local sports, the one rule I would enforce would be: Get out and cover a wider variety of Saint Francis and other local college sports, such as field hockey and lacrosse. Increase exposure and hopefully local interest in those sports.

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