Name: Dave Schmelzlen
High school: Altoona
College: Penn State
My favorite sport: College football
I usually attend games with: When I am not an usher at Penn State or Hollidaysburg football games, I go with my brother and friends to Altoona games.
Favorite high school teams: Tie, Altoona and Hollidaysburg
Favorite college team: Penn State
Favorite pro team: Tie, Steelers, Pirates and Penguins
My favorite sports memory: I once scored 44 points in a local league basketball game, and I was an all-star once in Little League baseball.
The local athlete I most enjoyed watching while growing up: Mike Reid
My all-time favorite local coach: Tie, Art Taneyhill and Homer DeLattre
The most famous athlete I ever met: Tennis star Chris Evert
My most prized picture is of: Me and James Franklin
If I have claim to fame as a fan, it would be: I was on national TV once at a New York Knicks/Phoenix Suns basketball game back in the 1970s.
If I were the boss of local sports, the one rule I would enforce would be: Absolutely no recruiting for public or private schools.
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