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Name: Mike Allison

Age: 42

Residence: Altoona

High school: Altoona

College: Penn State Altoona

My favorite sport: Basketball

I usually attend games with: Family and friends

Favorite high school team: Altoona

Favorite college team: A tie between Penn State and North Carolina

Favorite pro team: Pittsburgh Steelers

My favorite sports memory: Penn State beating Miami in the Fiesta Bowl for the national championship.

The local athlete I’ve most enjoyed watching while growing up: Brian Rehm

My all-time favorite local coach: A tie between John Swogger and Larry Betar

The most famous athlete I ever met: Barry Bonds

My most prized autograph or picture is of: Joe Paterno

If I have a claim to fame as a fan, it would be: I once enjoyed dinner and drinks with Atlanta Braves pitcher John Smoltz.

If I were the boss of local sports, the one rule I would enforce would be: No participation trophies.

If you would like to take part in Fandom, email Scott Franco at sfranco@altoonamirror.com.

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