The Gateway Sports Hall of Fame is celebrating its 11th anniversary in 2009.
It is our pleasure to announce our 2009 inductees at this time.
Our Athletes Include:
From the Class of 1960 - Bob Steffenino - Football & Basketball Star
From the Class of 1971 - Jeff Shogan - Basketball Star
From the Class of 1986 - Verne Howard - Basketball & Football Star
From the Class of 1990 - Steve Truschel - Champion Swimmer
From the Class of 1993 - Ryan Lang - Champion Wrestler
Our Coach Induction:
Gateway Career Long Teacher Herman DeMao - Herman coached many sports at Gateway. He is most remembered for his 10 years as the Gateway Varsity Swim Coach
Our Team Induction:
This years team is the 1982 Gateway Varsity Girls Basketball Team. The girls were undefeated in their section and finished the year as the WPIAL runner-up and a PIAA Western Region Semifinalist. The Gators were led by Coach Ron Davis and featured Lee Repasky, Diane DeGurian, Denise Garvin, Laurie Beiriger, Eileen Damratowski, Sue Koch and Joann Beatty.
The annual induction ceremony is scheduled for Saturday November 14, 2009 at Churchill Valley Country Club. Ticket information can be obtained through the Gateway Athletic Office or by calling Tony Petrocelli @ 412-373-3373.
Also: We are extremely proud that two of our Gators will be inducted into the Pa Sports Hall of Fame East Boros Chapter at ceremonies on Thursday October 8, 2009 at Edgewood Country Club. Terry Smith; for outstanding athletic contributions during his years at Gateway High, and Tony Petrocelli; for his past, present and future contributions to the Gateway Sports Hall of Fame. Two Gateway Alumni that make us proud.