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Hilton gives verbal commitment to play soccer at Mercyhurst

By Michael Love
Maggie Hilton has enjoyed a strong varsity career at Gateway, and she is an important piece of the machine that is gunning for a spot …
Gators in middle of key section run in quest for WPIAL playoff spot
By Michael Love
The Gateway varsity boys soccer team is in the midst of a run of three games against the three teams that have been at the top of the Section 3-AAA standings for a couple of weeks. The Gators host Kiski Area on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. in a game dripping …
Beehner ties for second at WPIAL finals
By Michael Love
Last year, Gateway’s Johnna Beehner finished seventh in the Class AAA field at the WPIAL championships at Hillcrest Golf Club in Lower Burrell. She needed to win a playoff against Casey Morrow from Shady Side Academy in order to advance to the PIAA Western Regional. Beehner, a junior, returned to …
Gators seek three-game win streak at Mars
By Michael Love
On Sept. 15, somewhere in the neighborhood of 2:30 p.m., the Gateway football team began preparation for a Monday practice. The Gators has just lost …
Gators run at section championship
By Michael Love
The Gateway boys and girls cross country teams took to the course at Schenley Park in Pittsburgh on Tuesday for the Division 1, Section 4 championship meet, and both teams recorded three victories. Each team’s contingent of varsity runners competed in one boys and one girls varsity race. The top …
New Gateway boys basketball coach ready to get to work
By Michael Love
Daryn Freedman met with his new players for the first time on Monday. Conditioning workouts and time in the weight room were on the menu. …
Gateway runner setting sights on breakthrough at WPIALs
By Kevin Lohman
Liam Connolly may not be the most gifted runner or the most natural athlete on the Gateway cross country team, but head coach Tom LaBuff …
Gateway boys soccer continues push up standings
By Michael Love
The Gateway varsity boys soccer team won three out of 12 Section 3-AAA games last year. This fall, the Gators have reached that win total after just six games, and head coach Chris Duda hopes his players can keep pushing into the upper half of the section standings. Gateway, 3-3 …
Gateway edges Knoch after deflected pass goes for TD
By Bill Beckner Jr.
Once-giddy thoughts of celebrating a win — one that would have put the extra point on homecoming — turned to stunned silence in the waning …
Gateway hires Freedman as boys basketball coach
By Kevin Gorman
Daryn Freedman, who spent the past five years at Kiski School, was hired Tuesday night as Gateway’s boys basketball coach. Gateway athletic director Randy Rovesti said Freedman’s strong resume stood out. Freedman worked in the NBA with the New Jersey Nets and Philadelphia 76ers and on the staffs of John …
Gateway girls tennis team falls in section clash with Plum
By Michael Love
The Plum and Gateway girls tennis teams play two matches this season, but Monday’s match at Plum High School was the only one that counts …
Gateway cross country teams gain experience at deep invitational
By Michael Love
The Gateway boys and girls cross country teams are familiar participants at the annual Spartan Invitational in Boardman, Ohio. Gators squads have run there for …
Gateway duo battles course, competition at section qualifier
By Michael Love
Junior Ryan Skladany and sophomore Collin McCune represented the Gateway boys golf team at Monday’s Section 4-AAA Qualifier at Murrysville Golf Course. A trip to the WPIAL AAA Semifinals next Monday and Tuesday was on the line, as the top five automatically moved on along with others who finished better …
Gateway earns top-4 finish at Plum Invite
By Michael Love
The Gateway varsity girls volleyball team won the Silver Bracket consolation playoff at the season-opening Franklin Regional Tournament on Aug. 30. The Gators wanted a …
Gateway boys soccer team breaks out in big way against Burrell
By Michael Love
The Gateway varsity boys soccer team had lost three games in a row heading into Monday’s nonsection contest against Burrell at Gateway’s Antimarino Stadium. Included …
First half dooms Gateway girls soccer team in section loss to Fox Chapel
By Michael Love
The Gateway varsity girls soccer team hoped a 10-goal outburst against struggling McKeesport on Friday would get them out of a scoring drought that plagued them last week in shutout losses to Franklin Regional and Kiski Area. The Gators visited a Fox Chapel team Monday that also has had its …
Veteran coaches having mixed results while leading new teams
By Doug Gulasy
Tom Nola admittedly finds himself in a situation he’s not used to one-third of the way through the regular season. After racking up almost unprecedented …
Consistency a point of focus for Gateway entering week 4
By Michael Love
It doesn’t get any easier for a Gateway football team searching for its first win of the season. The Gators, 0-3 overall and 0-2 in the Greater Allegheny Conference, will try and solve the Knoch Knights, No. 7 in this week’s Tribune-Review Class AAA rankings. Kickoff Friday at Knoch is …
Gateway volleyball opens Section 4 play with sweep of Fox Chapel
By Michael Love
The Gateway varsity girls volleyball team wanted to keep up the momentum gained from its Silver Bracket consolation championship at the season-opening Franklin Regional Tournament as it began Section 4-AAA play against Fox Chapel on Sept. 2. The Foxes have made their mark the past several seasons with WPIAL playoff …
Gateway girls golf coach happy with team’s improvement
By Michael Love
The Gateway varsity girls golf team continues its run through the eight-match Section 3-AAA slate. It suffered a close 207-211 setback Monday against Franklin Regional at Murrysville Golf Club and now is 1-4 in section play and 2-6 overall. Gateway junior Johnna Beehner was the match’s low medalist with a …
Winless Gateway hopes to jump into Greater Allegheny Conference mix
By Michael Love
The Gateway varsity football team is 0-2 for the first time since 2006, but the Gators only are 0-1 in the Greater Allegheny Conference after …
Seroky paces Gateway boys soccer’s early efforts
By Michael Love
In Gateway’s first three games of the season — a 2-1 loss to Hampton, a 3-1 Section 3-AAA victory against Penn Hills and a 4-1 setback to Mars on Saturday — Sam Seroky tallied four of the Gators five goals. Head coach Chris Duda said he liked the way Seroky, …
West Mifflin stuns Gateway with comeback victory
By Josh Yohe
Gateway’s transition to Class AAA isn’t going so well. Neither is the early portion of the Tom Nola era. Nola, the architect of the Clairton …
High school football notebook: Teams with Week 1 loss have won WPIAL titles
By Chris Harlan
Three WPIAL football teams ranked highly in the state lost their openers Friday. But history says there’s still hope for 0-1 teams, a fact Gateway coach Tom Nola knows quite well. “It’s not the end of the world,” said Nola, a first-year coach at Gateway, which lost Friday to Greensburg …

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