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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: Quips finding victory amid great loss

By Kevin Gorman
Nick Lackovich has Aliquippa undefeated, restoring his alma mater as a WPIAL boys basketball powerhouse in his second season as Quips coach. It’s deeply personal ...

Gorman: Not just a no-brainer for Pine-Richland’s DiNucci

By Kevin Gorman
Ben DiNucci had to pick between playing football at Pitt or Penn, between the FBS Power 5 and Ivy League. For major-college football fans, that appeared to be a no-brainer. The same for those in academia. Penn’s Wharton School is the ...

Gorman: Of dominance and dysfunction at Steel Valley

By Kevin Gorman
Drew Schifino swears he didn’t know about the volatile atmosphere he ventured into at Steel Valley. Schifino was hired to replace Shawn McCallister, a 20-year ...

Gorman: Celebrating Western Pa.’s hoops history

By Kevin Gorman
John Giammarco has the unenviable mission of being a basketball enthusiast in a football town. What used to be a source of frustration begat his best and busiest weekend of the year. Giammarco’s Pittsburgh Basketball Club celebrates the region’s rich hoops ...

Gorman: Aloi eligible, ready to play

By Kevin Gorman
Basketball was taken away from Nick Aloi not once but twice in the past two years. First was the torn ACL in his left knee that sidelined Aloi for his sophomore season. That was followed by a transfer from Ellwood ...

Gorman: Farewell to a classy coach

By Kevin Gorman
Of the zillion questions asked by his granddaughter, Allie, who was writing his autobiography for an English class, one stood out to Joe Hamilton. ...

Gorman: Just say no to 6 classes

By Kevin Gorman
Jim Render knows what it’s like to have a WPIAL championship football team not participate in the PIAA playoffs. The Upper St. Clair coach also knows what it’s like to win a state title. USC elected not to participate in ...

Gorman: NCAA buys Penn State’s silence

By Kevin Gorman
The world according to the NCAA and Penn State has been restored to its axis, if you actually believe anything either says anymore. The NCAA ...

Gorman: Pittsburgh Athletic Association awards a great event

By Kevin Gorman
The same guy who got me out of jury duty got me into one of my favorite events. In 2000, attorney Paul Walsh called to ...

Gorman: Down go the undefeateds

By Kevin Gorman
In gymnasiums about 20 miles apart Tuesday night, a pair of WPIAL boys basketball teams left the ranks of the undefeated. North Allegheny, ranked No. 1 in Class AAAA by Trib Total Media, lost at North Hills, 79-77. Hampton, ranked ...

Gorman: Vestal ready for challenge at Seneca Valley

By Kevin Gorman
Dave Vestal teaches astronomy and physics, so it’s understandable that he doesn’t get too philosophical. Nonetheless, the football coach found humor in the suggestion ...

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