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Gateway girls bowlers earn playoff tiebreaker over East A

By Michael Love
The Gateway varsity girls bowling team knew what it needed to do against Shaler last week in the Section 5 regular-season finale if it wanted ...
Gateway swimmers wrap up season at WPIALs
By Michael Love
Although there weren’t any automatic qualifiers or top-eight WPIAL medalists, Gateway boys and girls swimming head co-head coach Garret Schmidt said he was impressed with the performances of all the Gators competitors at the WPIAL Class AAA championships Friday and Saturday at Pitt’s Trees Pool. “Almost everyone who swam recorded best ...
Conti representing Gateway at WPIAL wrestling tourney
By Michael Love
Junior Nick Conti is making a return trip to WPIALs. The Gateway 160-pounder went 2-2 at Saturday’s Section 1-AAA tournament at Kiski Area and placed fifth ...
Gateway girls coach pleased with players’ effort
By Michael Love
�Gateway head coach Cornelius Nesbit said that while last week’s 34-28 loss to Baldwin in the first round of the WPIAL Quad-A playoffs was tough, he said he made sure his players knew how pleased he was with the effort they showed through the game’s ups and downs. The Gators clawed ...
Gateway eliminated in low-scoring game
By Michael Love
Through the first 5:48 of the fourth quarter of Tuesday’s WPIAL Quad-A first-round girls basketball game between Gateway and Baldwin, the Gators’ defense held the ...
Hempfield rallies in 4th to beat Gateway
By Paul Schofield
Things didn’t look good when Hempfield senior Kason Harrell headed to the bench with his fourth foul with 5:52 left and his team down two ...
Gateway grapplers gearing up for Section 1-AAA tourney
By Michael Love
Senior Justin Leone and junior Nick Conti hope to make return trips to WPIALs after fifth-place finishes at last year’s Section 1-AAA tournament put them in the WPIAL field. They will get their shot Saturday at Kiski Area High School at what Gateway head coach R.J. Santilli called one of the ...
Gateway contingent ready to test mettle at WPIAL meet
By Michael Love
A quartet of Gateway swimmers recorded WPIAL-qualifying cuts at meets against Norwin and McKeesport last week. The performances capped a strong regular season for the Gators ...
Gateway seniors commit to Division I and II programs
By Michael Love
Five Gateway seniors celebrated National Letter of Intent day last week at Gateway High School, as a two football players and three from the Gators ...
Boyce Gym boxers set to test mettle at first Golden Gloves event
By Michael Love
As many as nine fighters from Boyce Gym, on the border of Plum and Monroeville, are preparing for the start of the 2015 Golden Gloves ...
Gateway swimmers claim 3rd straight section title
By Michael Love
The Gateway varsity boys swimming and diving teams started out last Thursday’s Section 3-AAA meet with rival Plum by scoring 10 points in the diving ...
Gateway girls ‘not intimidated’ as playoffs begin
By Michael Love
The regular season, with its section battles and nonconference matchups, are a thing of the past, and the Gateway varsity girls basketball team calls upon a clean slate as it opens the WPIAL Quad-A playoffs next Tuesday. The Gators are slotted as the No. 10 seed in the bracket and will ...
Gateway boys hope to make another long postseason run
By Michael Love
The Gateway varsity boys basketball team scuffled down the stretch in Section 2-AAAA play. The Gators, 13-9 overall, lost their final three section contests and dropped to fourth in the standings at 7-5. But head coach Daryn Freedman said Monday’s 67-66 nonsection triumph over North Hills was a boost of confidence ...
Perdue scores 22 points as McKeesport gains share of section title
By Ed Phillipps
A collective nervous groan sounded from the McKeesport bench when senior forward Khalil Perdue lined up to take a 3-pointer in the fourth quarter against ...
CCAC-Boyce men’s basketball battling for conference title
By Michael Love
The men’s basketball team at CCAC-Boyce in Monroeville is in its second season after more than two decades of nonexistence. Head coach Dave DeVenzio said he’s ...
Gateway’s Diggins keeps pace among WPIAL leaders, helps younger bowlers
By Kevin Lohman
During his freshman season, Bailey Diggins, who now is a junior, wasn’t necessarily Gateway’s top bowler. “When he started out he wasn’t averaging a great score,” ...
Kromka enjoying breakout season with Gateway boys basketball
By Michael Love
Like a number of his siblings before him, freshman John Paul Kromka was called upon to be a factor early in his Gateway varsity basketball ...
Gateway alums make PAC Honor Roll
By Michael Love
Several area graduates, including those from Gateway, are part of the Presidents Athletic Conference’s Fall Academic Honor Roll that was released last Friday. Those that made the list from Gateway are Stephen Gross, a freshman business major and football player at Carnegie Mellon University; Ryan Doyle, a junior business administration ...
Gators set for five matches at Montour Duals
By Michael Love
With the Section 1-AAA schedule behind them, Gateway varsity wrestlers are getting in as much mat competition as they can before the section tournament on Feb. 21. That competition includes Saturday’s Montour Duals at Montour High School. The Gators will wrestle five times, and the first match is slated to begin at ...
Gateway grad Nosbisch earns PAC, region honors for pool efforts
By Michael Love
Gateway graduate Drew Nosbisch, a sophomore on the Grove City men’s swim team, was named Men’s Swimmer of the Week last Friday for both the Presidents Athletic Conference and the Eastern College Athletic Conference Division III South, celebrating his efforts in recent meet competition. He earned two individual wins and helped ...
Gateway girls hoping to be in playoff mode
By Michael Love
The Gateway varsity girls basketball team began the week at 6-2 in Section 2-AAAA and on the cusp of clinching a WPIAL Quad-A playoff spot for the fifth year in a row. Head coach Cornelius Nesbit said he wants his players to be in playoff mode now and play with that ...
Gateway hockey hopes to put a halt to losing skid
By Michael Love
The Gateway varsity ice hockey team has lost 11 games in a row and is 2-14 after a 2-3 start. The Gators last won Oct. 31 against Greensburg-Salem. Their other victory was against McDowell, 8-5, in Erie on Oct. 20. Gateway will get another shot at McDowell on Thursday, and this time, ...
Gateway swimmers and divers in midst of a key section week
By Michael Love
The Gateway varsity boys and girls swimming and diving teams competed only once in the past month entering Tuesday’s meet with Section 3-AAA foe Fox ...
Five Gateway grapplers returning to Allegheny County Tournament
By Michael Love
The Gateway varsity wrestling team will send nine to this weekend’s 14th annual Allegheny County Tournament at Fox Chapel High School, and five of the nine will be returning to the annual January event. Back at the tournament will be sophomore Mason Boehm (120), seniors Justin Leone (138) and Jalen Key ...
Monroeville native going the distance for Cal U running squads
By Michael Love
Whether it’s on a cross country course in the fall or on a track in the winter or spring, Aaron Dinzeo feels right at home ...

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