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Kevin Gorman is a sports writer for the Tribune-Review. Kevin Gorman can be reached via e-mail or at 412-320-7812

Gorman: Obama Academy boys volleyball leads way for City League in WPIAL

By Kevin Gorman
Obama Academy wanted to make history by becoming the first City League school to win a WPIAL title, strange as it sounds. Once upon a ...

Gorman: South Fayette runner undefeated, unexpected

By Kevin Gorman
Nobody expected Rachel Helbling to go undefeated this season, least of all Rachel Helbling. “It’s definitely really exciting,” she said, “and not expected.” The South Fayette ...

Gorman: Shaler aces pitching test

By Kevin Gorman
Skip Palmer had a problem at pitcher, one that should make him the envy of every softball coach in the WPIAL. It didn’t look that way for the defending WPIAL Class AAAA champions in the opener, when Shaler ace Brianna ...

Gorman: Jefferson-Morgan’s Dugan plays for her father

By Kevin Gorman
Camryn Dugan crushed a three-run homer to right center, and all the Jefferson-Morgan junior wanted to know is whether her dad heard the call. ...

Gorman: McKeesport star shows up

By Kevin Gorman
Khaleke Hudson went to the Semper Fidelis All-American camp with every intention of earning an invitation to its national all-star game. “If you didn’t,” ...

Gorman: Saluting the WPIAL’s 3-sport stars

By Kevin Gorman
Riley Stapleton’s colorful, storybook senior season ascended like a rainbow. No wonder it ended in gold. The Indiana star led the WPIAL in receptions in ...

Gorman: Throws give us the ‘chills’

By Kevin Gorman
Morgan DeFloria watched in awe, like everyone else at Baldwin, as Madison Wiltrout showed why she’s the best javelin thrower in high school history. ...

Gorman: A decision to defy the odds

By Kevin Gorman
With one of the nation’s top hitters in the on-deck circle, Dale Checketts defied conventional wisdom. The Bishop Canevin coach ordered an intentional walk of the No. 9 batter to load the bases with no outs in the bottom of ...

Gorman: South Park’s Podgorski perseveres

By Kevin Gorman
Ryan Podgorski was leading South Park to a potential upset of South Fayette when the offensive lineman’s right ACL and Division-I scholarship hopes were torn up. “It changed the landscape of that game,” said South Fayette coach Joe Rossi, whose ...

Gorman: Bull’s-eye on Seneca Valley

By Kevin Gorman
seneca Valley might not be the No. 1 seed in WPIAL baseball playoffs, but when has that ever been an obstacle? The Raiders reached their fourth consecutive WPIAL Class AAAA final, and despite a losing record, won the title as ...

Gorman: Connellsville’s Wiltrout knows ‘how to throw a javelin’

By Kevin Gorman
Madison Wiltrout’s record-setting story starts with a Google search, a YouTube video and a javelin toss on an 80-acre cattle farm in Connellsville. Don’t ...

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