GATEWAY CLASS OF 1982 Harvey Smith is currently the offensive coordinator for the Gateway Gator Varsity Football Team.  As of October 26, 2004, the Gators had won three consecutive conference titles and amassed an overall record of 26-6 including 20-0 in conference play.  The Gators are seeded number two entering the 2004 WPIAL AAAA playoffs. […] [more…]


Gateway Class of 2005 Matt’s athletic journey started in youth sports in Monroeville, most prominently as a member of the North American Martyrs Wildcats basketball team. These competitive grade school team experiences under the direction of coach Tim Thorsen laid a foundation for Matt’s career, teaching him the athleticism and discipline required to set goals[…] [more…]


Gateway Class of 1967 Paul’s passion for sports began at an early age. Growing up in his Monroeville neighborhood with his many sports enthusiastic friends, Paul’s summer days were filled with playing baseball, football and basketball. His first experience at organized sports was playing midget football for the ”Pitcairn Mohawks”. When Paul entered Monroeville Junior[…] [more…]


Gateway Class of 1973 Gregg T. Nemec was born, raised, and continues to live in Turnpike Gardens, Monroeville, Pennsylvania. When he was growing up, Turnpike Gardens was an affordable housing development that attracted many young families. There was always someone to play with, making it the perfect place for Gregg and his two brothers, Mark[…] [more…]


Gateway Class of 2004 To say that Mortty Ivy is one of the most prolific and recognized Gateway High School athletes is, to say the least, quite an understatement. His name is synonymous with the successes of Gateway football in the early 2000’s. Athletic from an early age, Mortty Ivy kicked off his football career[…] [more…]


Gateway Class of 2005 Justin King, already a known budding star from his success in local youth football leagues and having placed third in the Junior Olympics track & field competition, first attended Gateway High School as a freshman in 2001. Justin immediately earned a spot on the varsity football team and began making an[…] [more…]


Gateway Class of 1970 Mark grew up in the Turnpike Gardens neighborhood in Monroeville, along with 4 brothers and 3 sisters. It was a brand new sub-division in 1955 and there was an abundance of new kids to play ball with and get into all manner of mischief. Mark’s first exposure to organized football came[…] [more…]


Gateway Class of 1988 Michael LiVorio is proud, humbled and honored to accept this induction into the Gateway Sports Hall of Fame. As a multi-sport letterman in high school, Mike had the privilege to be surrounded by outstanding coaches, teammates, friends and family. Mike’s athletic career started in grade school on the baseball and soccer[…] [more…]


Gateway Class of 1971 It is clearly evident that playing sports while growing up in Pitcairn, and later at Gateway High School, set the foundation for all the good things that came in the life of Vincent J. Lamberti.  No doubt.  The journey started on “the hill” in Pitcairn where there were five or six[…] [more…]


Gateway Class of 1964 A 1964 graduate of Gateway High School, John Nemec, has had an outstanding career as an educator. He attributes most of his success to his parents, Margaret (a retired Monroeville Junior High School English teacher) and Lou (the longtime former football coach at Penn Hills). Nemec also credits the teachers and[…] [more…]

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