Gateway Tradition!!  It all began in 1958.  The creation of a new school district and the opening of Gateway High School brought together students who had previously attended several neighboring schools as well as two entire communities.  The adjustment to this new setting was aided greatly through athletics.  The first edition of Gateway football went[…] [more…]


Gateway Class of 2000 Dana Stimmel accepts this induction into the Gateway Sports Hall of Fame with great pride and honor.   Her interest in sports came at a very early age.  By three, with the encouragement of her grandfather, she was a bowler.  By five, her average was higher than some of the women bowlers[…] [more…]


Gateway Class of 1996 Mike Sargo started his athletic career at a young age playing a variety of sports from baseball to soccer.  Mike really enjoyed the competition that sports provided and as a kid he would play just about any sport that he could get one of his friends to play against.  Most often[…] [more…]


Gateway Class of 1993 Kimberly Thomas has been involved in some form of sports since she was a little girl living on Penn Lear Drive in Monroeville.  Be it playing four-square with the neighborhood kids to playing flag capture, sports has played a huge role in the person she has become today.  She realized she[…] [more…]


Gateway Class of 1993 Colleen Marston’s (Connors) parents, Jean and Dan Connors, worked tirelessly to instill a sense of responsibility and togetherness in their children.  Furthermore, her parents encouraged each child to find his/her own path of success in life.  It is from this caring, compassionate, and loving home that Colleen’s interests in sports began.  […] [more…]


Gateway Class of 1960 Like many young boys of that era, Lee had a passion for all sports.  As the seasons changed, he followed college and professional sports while playing baseball, basketball and football at every opportunity.  He believed growing up in western Pennsylvania instilled a certain attitude that affects you forever.  In the recent[…] [more…]


Well Respected and Dedicated Coach and Teacher Bill Murphy was born in Pittsburgh on July 15, 1937.  He attended school in the Port Vue and McKeesport School Districts, graduating in 1955.  Upon graduation, Bill entered the Army for a three-year enlistment.  While in the Army, he played basketball for the Fort Meade ASA team, who[…] [more…]

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