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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 ...
Swimming fixture Semler headed to WPIAL HOF
By Michael Love
Kirk “Corky” Semler started a career in swimming at Gateway, and he was a part of the 1970 Gators 200 medley relay with Mel Nash, ...
Gateway boys lacrosse rebounds after tough start
By Michael Love
After suffering a 14-4 loss to Hampton in its Division 2, Section 2 opener on April 2, the Gateway varsity boys lacrosse team knew Monday’s match at section foe Vincentian was of the utmost importance. An 0-2 start in the section wasn’t what head coach John Washington and his players ...
Gateway track splits section opener with Penn Hills
By Michael Love
The Gateway varsity boys and girls track and field teams opened their Section 5-AAA slate last week with a split at Penn Hills. The girls won ...
Gateway grad helps junior team to USA Hockey Tier III title
By Michael Love
After going 8-0 in the U.S. Premier Hockey League’s Elite playoffs and taking home the championship, the Junior Bruins Elite, with Gateway graduate Jordan Mardirossian ...
Gateway football’s Loffredo bound for Bethany
By Michael Love
Michael Loffredo wore several hats during his multiple years with the Gateway junior varsity and varsity football teams. He played quarterback, wide receiver, safety, linebacker, tight ...
Gateway bowler Diggins wraps up season at states
By Michael Love
Gateway junior Bailey Diggins bowled three games with scores above 200, including a pair of 215s, at the Pennsylvania State Championship tournament on March 20. However, a 163 in the first game caused him to have to play catchup over the remaining five games of the qualifying round. In the end, he ...
Gateway pair makes college choices
By Michael Love
The St. Vincent College football team went 4-6 overall in 2014 and was 4-4 in the Presidents Athletic Conference. The Bearcats hope to improve on those ...
Gateway grad Cottrell, IUP enjoy journey to D-II title game
By Michael Love
Devon Cottrell knows all about being on both sides of the coin when it comes to basketball championships. As a junior at Gateway, Cottrell helped the ...
Slippery Rock’s Taylor shines in back-to-back javelin events
By Michael Love
Samantha Taylor, a Gateway graduate and junior on the Slippery Rock University women’s track and field team, won the javelin to lead the squad at the historic Adidas Raleigh Relays that concluded Saturday at North Carolina State University. She topped a field full off Division I talent, including throwers from Duke, ...
Defense to play key role for Gateway baseball
By Kevin Lohman
In each of the past two seasons, the Gateway baseball team collected just a single victory. In that span, the team’s greatest challenge had been ...
Expectations high for Gateway softball
By Katie Foglia
The Gateway softball team and its coach, Andy Popojas, are looking forward to getting the season started. The first few games were canceled because of ...
Goals stay the same for Gateway track and field: Bring home hardware
By Andrew John
A decade-long streak came to an end last season for the Gateway boys track and field program. But individually, the Gators were able to bring ...
Plum, Gateway bowlers compete at state tournament
By Alex Oltmanns
For both the Plum and Gateway bowling teams, the Pennsylvania high school championships can be characterized by one word — inconsistency. For the Mustangs, sophomore Sara Kirkpatrick finished eighth in the qualifying round with a score of 1,225 for six games, while freshman Meghan Christman ended in 13th (1,193). Yet, the ...
Gators want to build off memorable season
By Michael Love
The Gateway varsity boys lacrosse team became a full-fledged member of the WPIAL last year, competing in section games for the first time. The Gators took ...
New coach has high hopes for Gators squad
By Michael Love
Greg Lockley is new to the varsity boys volleyball program at Gateway, but he isn’t new to Gateway volleyball in general. After taking over the Gators ...
Gateway's Diggins punches ticket to states with top-12 finish at regional tournament
By Michael Love
Gateway senior Bailey Diggins will compete for a Pennsylvania high school singles bowling title after qualifying with a 10th-place finish in the six-game qualifying round at the Western Regional Championships on Friday at North Versailles Bowl. Each of the 74 competitors — all from the WPIBL — rolled six games, and ...
St. Bernadette girls varsity places fourth at state tournament
By Michael Love
The St. Bernadette girls varsity basketball team (seventh and eighth grade) was one of eight to compete at the Pennsylvania State CYO Girls Grade School ...
McAllister a pioneer for the Point Park Pioneers
By Michael Love
Kelly Parsley was hired as the head coach of the new Point Park men’s and women’s indoor and outdoor track and field teams in January ...
Gateway's Harris selected to Roundball Classic
By Michael Love
The rosters for this year’s Roundball Classic all-star basketball games, set for April 18 at Geneva College, recently were released, and senior Daylon Harris will represent Gateway on the Quad-A team. The large school game between senior stars from Quad-A and Class AAA will be at 8 p.m. The first boys game ...
Bucci named new Gateway boys soccer coach
By Michael Love
Marc Bucci joined the Gateway boys soccer program for the 2014 fall season, and, as a varsity assistant, he helped the Gators fight for a ...
Spudich returns as Gateway Gators soccer coach
By Michael Love
When Chris Spudich stepped down as the head coach of the Gateway varsity girls soccer team after the 2011 season, he did so with the ...
New Gateway tennis players will get varsity chance
By Michael Love
Mother Nature hasn’t been too kind to area boys tennis teams, as snow and cold temperatures had the squads scrambling for inside space to start ...

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