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Gateway’s Wade, Young to continue hoops pursuits in college

By Michael Love
Alexis Young and London Wade came to Gateway from different schools wanting to make an impact in their time with the Gators. Wade, who transferred from ...
No. 3 Baldwin stops Gateway in quarterfinals
By Michael Love
The Gateway varsity softball team outlasted Bethel Park, 5-3, in nine innings last week to advance to Tuesday’s quarterfinal matchup against third-seeded Baldwin at California University of Pennsylvania. The Gators’ quest to stay alive in the WPIAL Quad-A tournament met a sudden end in the form of the Highlanders and pitcher ...
Slippery Rock's Taylor gearing up for 3rd trip to track nationals
By Michael Love
Gateway graduate Sam Taylor produced another strong outdoor season for the Slippery Rock University women’s track and field team. She will cap the campaign this weekend in the javelin at the NCAA Division II national championships at Grand Valley State University in Allendale, Mich. It is her third trip to nationals in ...
Grove City graduate Bray named to PAC 60 list
By Michael Love
Gateway High School and Grove City graduate Sarah Bray recently was honored with inclusion on the Presidents Athletic Conference 60th anniversary celebratory women’s track and field team. Bray, who competed for the Wolverines from 2003 to 2007, posted a total of 11 top-five finishes at the PAC championships in the throwing ...
6 Gateway athletes set for state track finals
By Michael Love
As the only female thrower in Class AAA to qualify for WPIALs in all three throwing events — shot put, javelin and discus — Gateway ...
Volleyball coach impressed with Gateway’s improvement throughout season
By Michael Love
The Gateway varsity boys volleyball team won only once in Section 3-AAA play this season. The Gators captured just three victories overall. But first-year head coach Greg ...
Gateway’s Swaney to dive for Chatham University
By Michael Love
Nicole Swaney remembers it well. Early in her junior season, the life-long swimmer was asked to take on a new task. “Right before the first meet ...
Gateway’s Palermo tabbed Positive awardee
By Michael Love
Carman Palermo, a senior on the Gateway varsity boys lacrosse team, is this year’s C Harper Pittsburgh Positive High School Athlete for boys lacrosse. He was ...
Young Gateway Gators finish lacrosse season on strong note
By Devon Moore
The Gateway varsity boys lacrosse team had several inexperienced players this season trying to find their way. By the time they found that destination, it was a game late and a win short. The Gators won four of five down the stretch and overcame some early struggles. But Gateway, 8-7 ...
Point Park's McAllister sets records, named track team MVP
By Michael Love
Jahniah McAllister, a Gateway graduate and true freshman on the Point Park women’s track and field team, established new Pioneer record times in both the 100-meter dash and 100 hurdles at Friday’s season-ending Allegheny College Invitational. For her efforts throughout the season, the first-ever for the new track and field teams, ...
Gateway athletes ready for WPIAL finals
By Michael Love
Championship gold, top place medals and trips to the PIAA meet in Shippensburg are on the line Thursday, starting at 1 p.m., for WPIAL track ...
Walk-off win solidifies playoff trip
By Michael Love
The Gateway varsity softball team clinched a spot in the WPIAL Quad-A playoffs with it’s dramatic 2-1 victory over Fox Chapel last week at the ...
Gateway baseball ends season on strong note
By Michael Love
The Gateway baseball team made a four-game section improvement from last year to this year, as the Gators finished 5-5 in Section 4-AAAA with wins over Brashear, 6-4, and McKeesport, 10-1, last week. The team went 3-2 over the second half of section play and upended playoff-bound Allderdice and played to ...
Gateway track’s Plowden picks Seton Hill
By Michael Love
Ty’Lesha Plowden is in the twilight of her high school track and field career. She will join her Gateway teammates at Thursday’s WPIAL qualifier at Norwin ...
Participation grows for Gateway Ultimate
By Michael Love
Two years ago, the Gateway Ultimate team won the Pittsburgh High School Ultimate League’s Division II title with a 15-9 victory over top seed Shady ...
Gateway grads fare well at PSAC track meet
By Michael Love
Several Gateway graduates produced positive results over the weekend at the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference outdoor track and field championships at East Stroudsburg University. Julius Rivera, a redshirt freshman at California University of Pennsylvania, was a double sprint champion, as he took home individual and relay gold. He won the 100-meter dash ...
Gators hope for big things at WPIAL qualifier
By Michael Love
The journey for the Gateway boys and girls track and field teams brings them to the WPIAL Central Qualifier on Thursday at 2 p.m. at ...
Giannangeli hopes to help Clarion soccer program grow
By Michael Love
Gateway senior Rachel Giannangeli will continue her academic and soccer pursuits at Clarion University, and she is excited to be a part of what she ...
Gateway’s Horner makes move to Big 33 Classic
By Michael Love
Gateway senior John Horner had a big 2014 season for the Gateway varsity football team. He helped the Gators finish 4-4 in the Greater Allegheny Conference ...
Baldwin Invite a lead in to WPIAL season
By Michael Love
With one week remaining until the WPIAL Class AAA qualifiers take center stage, Gateway athletes are hoping to fine tune their performances, and head coach ...
Gateway wraps up section slate against McKeesport
By Michael Love
The Gateway varsity baseball team is scheduled to conclude its Section 4-AAAA slate Thursday at home against McKeesport, weather permitting, and the Gators hope to still be alive for a WPIAL playoff spot when they take the field against the Tigers. In the game, set for a 4 p.m. start, the ...
Foxes nip Gateway in Section 2 clash
By Michael Love
The Gateway varsity girls softball team had Fox Chapel in a bind during their Section 2-AAAA contest last Friday at Fox Chapel. The Gators led 4-1 ...
Gateway’s Harris helps Quad-A to big win in Roundball Classic
By Michael Love
It was the most lopsided of the four Roundball Classic all-star basketball games Saturday at Geneva College, but Gateway’s Daylon Harris didn’t mind. He helped the Quad-A team to a 132-88 victory over Class AAA in the annual event featuring the region’s top high school seniors. “It was a great experience,” said ...
Gateway baseball team puts wins on board in section
By Michael Love
In a span of two games, the Gateway varsity baseball team put itself squarely in the hunt for a WPIAL playoff spot out of Section 4-AAAA. After tough section setbacks to Plum, 14-0, and Franklin Regional, 9-3, to begin their section slate, the Gators pounded Brashear, 11-1, in six innings on ...
Roundball Classic, featuring area’s top senior hoops stars, set for Saturday
By Michael Love
Plum and Gateway’s basketball programs have developed a tradition of sending players to the Roundball Classic all-star games. Last year, Krista Pietropola, who played this past winter at Youngstown State and has since transferred to Slippery Rock, represented the Lady Mustangs at Geneva College. She teamed up with a talented group of ...

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