PIAA STATE CHAMPION WPIAL CHAMPIONSHIPS…SECOND PLACE SECTION V CHAMPIONS WESTMINSTER RELAY CHAMPIONS The 1988 Girls’ Swim Team had much to prove after the previous year’s team missed winning the State Championship by tenths of second.  The graduation of Michelle Chow and Celeste Makiel left a void in leadership and many events.   But the girls responded[…] [more…]


Well Respected Coach And Teacher Bill is a highly respected football and wrestling coach.  He devoted thirty years to teaching and coaching the youth of Monroeville and Pitcairn.  He is known for the encouragement and discipline he extended to both the students and the athletes with whom he worked.             Coach Bill Lukitsch grew up[…] [more…]


1940-2017 Dedicated and Respected Teacher, Coach, Sports Official, and long-time “Voice of the Gators.” Regis Giles graduated from McKeesport High School in 1958 and later attended Indiana State College (now Indiana University of Pennsylvania) where he participated in both the football and baseball programs.      After graduating from Indiana in 1962, Reg was hired as[…] [more…]


Gateway Class of 1986 John Washington was a standout football player that also participated in basketball and baseball during his years at Gateway High School.  Although he had many talents, the football field was where he found the most success. John began his athletic career in the same manner in which most young boys begin. […] [more…]


Gateway Class of 1986 Robert “RD” McKinley, Class of 1986, is being honored by induction into the Gateway Sports Hall of Fame due to his athletic accomplishments as a wrestler and as a football player.  RD was one of the finest athletes ever to don the black and gold.  He was a talented, strong, competitive[…] [more…]


Gateway Class of 1983 During his days at Gateway High School, Joel Williams was an outstanding student athlete.  Joel was a gifted athlete with a tremendous physique who dominated at an early age from junior high to high school.  He had a rare gift of size and speed that made him Gateways’ first national Parade[…] [more…]


Gateway Class of 1981           Charles Dickens began his famous historical novel, A Tale of Two Cities, with the line, “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.”  For Pam Perrotta, one of the most gifted athletes to ever compete at Gateway, that line could have been written about her WPIAL[…] [more…]


Gateway Class of 1977 Scott Shearer‘s swimming accomplishments are the result of his tireless training, motivation and his competitive nature.  Scott was the quiet teammate whose leadership was proven by always practicing and competing at one hundred percent.  His teammates fed off his intense work ethic and supportive encouragement.  Scott’s attention to perfect his technique[…] [more…]

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