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Gators facing the underdog role as WPIAL Quad-A playoffs begin

By Michael Love
The Gateway varsity girls basketball team suffered a 61-40 loss to Class A power Vincentian on Monday to cap its regular season at 9-12 overall. The ...
Gateway bowlers gearing up for postseason opportunities
By Michael Love
The Gateway varsity boys and girls bowling teams have qualified for next week’s WPIBL team championships as the high school postseason kicks into high gear. The girls squad locked up the Section 5 title in Week 9 and carried a 9-0 record into Wednesday’s regular-season finale against Shaler. The Gators boys ...
Gateway’s Burks, Howard finalize college football choices
By Michael Love
Aidan Howard and Malik Burks saw it all in their careers with the Gateway football team. They were freshmen in 2012 — Terry Smith’s final season ...
Gateway boys basketball team hopes to ride wave of momentum into playoffs
By Michael Love
The Gateway varsity boys basketball team is on a roll heading into the WPIAL Quad-A playoffs. The Gators capped the regular-season with a 51-38 win at ...
Gateway junior balances studies, sports and firefighting
By Michael Love
Gateway junior Steph Katofsky wears many hats throughout the year — student, swimmer, tennis player, firefighter. During the swim or tennis season, she balances school, homework, ...
Gateway’s Taylor, Davis mix it up with top talent at PIHL Class A all-star game
By Michael Love
Gateway junior defenseman Tanner Davis and senior forward Ryan Taylor are used to being on the same side for high school ice hockey games. But on ...
Gateway girls basketball team clinches playoff spot with overtime victory over Armstrong
By Michael Love
Despite a young lineup with only one senior on the roster, the Gateway varsity girls basketball team had high hopes this season that it would ...
Gators’ wild section slate concludes Friday at McKeesport
By Michael Love
The journey through all of the twists and turns on the Section 2-AAAA boys basketball highway will come to an end Friday for Gateway as it pays a visit to McKeesport at 7:30 p.m. It’s been a wild ride for the Gators, who won a pair of section games last week ...
Gateway girls strengthen playoff chances with win over rival Plum
By Michael Love
The Gateway varsity girls basketball team’s 46-38 victory over Plum created a little separation between the Gators and Mustangs for fourth place in the Section 2-AAAA standings. Gateway completed a season sweep of Plum and moved one game ahead of the Mustangs in the battle for the fourth and final WPIAL ...
Gateway boys still in playoff mix despite ‘frustrating’ streak
By Michael Love
Gateway varsity boys basketball head coach Daryn Freedman hoped for a clean slate this week after a tough three-game stretch in Section 2-AAAA play that ...
Gateway’s Boyd takes 4th in strong showing at Allegheny County wrestling tournament
By Michael Love
Evan Boyd was seeded 11th at 195 pounds heading into the Allegheny County Tournament, but he ignored his seed and rose up to take fourth ...
Gateway roundup: Girls bowling team clinches spot in WPIBL tournament
By Michael Love
The Gateway girls varsity bowling team rolled past East Allegheny last week to improve to 7-0 in Section 5. The victory also officially clinched a spot in the WPIBL team playoffs Feb. 18. The Gator boys squad continues its battle with Serra Catholic, East Allegheny and McKeesport. All four teams remained ...
Gateway girls topples Plum in rematch
By Michael Love
Last Friday’s 46-38 loss to rival Gateway in a Section 2-AAAA game at Gateway’s Furrie Sports Complex damaged, but didn’t permanently squash, the WPIAL playoff hopes of the Plum girls basketball team. The Gators entered the week 6-4 and in the fourth and final playoff position. They completed a season sweep ...
Gorman: Nee embraces ‘new role’ at Gateway
By Kevin Gorman
The new guy on the Gateway bench played at Power Memorial with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, was recruited to Marquette by Al Maguire, coached at Notre Dame ...
Gateway’s Kromka making strides in 2nd season
By Michael Love
John Paul Kromka found himself as a big part of Gateway’s varsity plans last year as a freshman. The now 6-foot-7 sophomore said he saw last ...
Gateway wrestlers gearing up for Allegheny County tournament
By Michael Love
Championships and medals will be on the line this weekend as Gateway wrestlers will be in the mix at the annual Allegheny County tournament at Fox Chapel High School. That is, if Mother Nature permits. Weather forecasts are calling for several inches of snow Friday and Saturday, and participating schools and tournament ...
Pair of Gateway skaters land on PIHL Class A all-star team
By Michael Love
The Pennsylvania Interscholastic Hockey League will host its 2016 all-star event on Jan. 31 at Brady’s Run Ice Arena in Beaver, and several players from Plum, Franklin Regional and Gateway will be a part of the day of games. Selected to the Class A game from Franklin Regional are senior goaltender ...
New football coach Holl excited to get started at Gateway
By Michael Love
In 1974, when Don Holl was 9 years old, he received a T-shirt his mother purchased during a shopping bus trip to Monroeville from their ...
Gateway girls eye season sweep of rival Plum
By Michael Love
When the Gateway and Plum girls basketball teams met on Dec. 18 at Plum High School, the Gators came out firing on all cylinders and ran over the Mustangs. Gateway jumped out to an 18-0 lead early in the second quarter, held a 24-7 advantage at halftime and went on to ...
Penn Hills’ win streak reaches 10 with victory over Gateway
By Chris Harlan
Penn Hills celebrated the end of one streak and the continuation of another. With 13 fourth-quarter points from junior Cameron Jefferies, the Indians won their 10th ...
Gateway hires former Seneca Valley football coach
By Chris Harlan
Gateway replaced one veteran football coach with another. Don Holl, who built Seneca Valley into a contender earlier this decade, was hired Tuesday to replace ...
Gateway swimming, diving teams continue strong section start
By Michael Love
Extensive practice sessions for both the Gateway swimming and diving teams over the holiday break brought the squads into the new year, and the Gators ...
Gateway bowling teams keep rolling in WPIBL play
By Michael Love
The Gateway boys and girls bowling teams took care of Shaler last week to remain in first place in their respective sections. The Gators returned to action after a week off between Christmas and New Year’s Day. Both teams produced 7-0 wins over the Titans, as the Gateway girls moved to 5-0 ...
Gators knock off Fox Chapel in overtime
By Michael Love
When the Section 2-AAAA boys basketball schedule plays itself out to the end early next month, Gateway’s overtime victory at Fox Chapel on Friday could ...
Gorman: Finding a fit at Gateway
By Kevin Gorman
The Gateway football team has so much going for it, everything from a proud tradition to first-class facilities. All it needs now is a coach. The ...
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