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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: Gribble lets game speak

By Kevin Gorman
Alayna Gribble fell in love with Petersen Events Center when she walked onto the court for the WPIAL Class AAAA girls basketball final. What the ...

Gorman: 6A proposal not so super

By Kevin Gorman
Heather Lewis had a questionable reaction Tuesday to the proposal to form six classifications in high school football. “Why? Why are we doing this? What’s wrong with the model we have in place? And why are we doing it for ...

Gorman: Recruitment was on the fly for Carlier

By Kevin Gorman
If Aidan Carlier was a WPIAL quarterback committing to a top-25 program, his recruiting story would be big news. Instead, the Fox Chapel senior plays the fly-half, the rugby equivalent to a signal caller. Rugby is a club sport at all ...

Gorman: Grimm good for Ringgold

By Kevin Gorman
Laura Grimm starred in leading Serra Catholic basketball to two WPIAL Class A championships and the 2005 state title. But it was her struggle to stay healthy at Colgate, not her success at Serra, that set Grimm on her career ...

Gorman: Roussos learning philosophy of ring

By Kevin Gorman
Jordon Aristotle Roussos is the philosopher his middle name suggests. “I’m a thinker,” he said. “I play with a lot of ideas.” That has led the ...

Gorman: Donovan’s Ks rule day

By Kevin Gorman
The plan was for Brandon Donovan to pitch backwards, using his nasty curve and slider to set up a fastball that touches in the low 90s. “It was an illusion, if you will,” Steel Valley coach Tim Vickers said. “His ...

Gorman: Simons says, Montverde

By Kevin Gorman
Troy Simons understands that he could be a cautionary tale, after attending four high schools in as many years. Now a fifth-year senior at University Prep, Simons knows that playing a post-graduate year at Montverde (Fla.) Academy, near Orlando, could ...

Gorman: Quaker Valley senior shows spirit

By Kevin Gorman
When his eyes stopped feeling like they were being poked by needles, the pain moved on to other parts of Keaton Grant’s body. All Grant ...

Gorman: Conflict for WPIAL hall

By Kevin Gorman
Western Pennsylvania built its reputation as the cradle of quarterbacks upon Johnny Unitas, Joe Namath, Joe Montana and Dan Marino. All four are members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame yet none of them belongs to the WPIAL Hall ...

Gorman: Marotta a ‘tragic loss’

By Kevin Gorman
Marc Marotta’s mother lectured Central Catholic’s Lou DeVito to get the ball to her son, who scored his points within the flow of the game. “He was the focal point of the team anyway,” said DeVito, a friend and classmate. ...

Gorman: Serra’s rally around injury ‘restores faith’

By Kevin Gorman
The first words were a wisecrack, a little levity from Melissa Alexander to lighten the long-distance delivery. A Serra Catholic baseball coach was calling from ...

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