KDKA Investigation: Gateway High School TransfersOne of the stars of the Gateway Gators high school football team will be on the field Friday night. The WPIAL board of the Western Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic League has ruled that freshman, Aiden Howard, did not transfer into the district from the North Hills School District for athletic reasons.
Gateway HS Football Coach Files EEOC Complaint With DistrictThe head coach of one of this season's winningest local high school football teams has filed an Equal Employment Opportunity Commission complaint against his district.
"Mr. High School Sports" - State Basketball Champs Need Coach, State Football Champs Lead RankingsA number of news outlets have published their PIAA football preseason rankings for the 2012 season, which kicks off around these parts next Friday, including brother website MaxPreps, which tabs defending Class AAAA state champ Central Dauphin as number one in the Commonwealth, regardless of classification.
"Mr. High School Sports" - Monroeville Mayor to Address Gateway CutsMonroeville mayor Greg Erosenko has told 93.7 The Fan he plans to address the recent cutbacks made by the Gateway School District, including the controversial demotion of athletic director/head football coach Terry Smith, at the next city council meeting in August.
"Mr. High School Sports" - Monroeville Mayor Reassures Coach's SupportersFormer Gateway School Board president and current Monroeville mayor Greg Erosenko has attempted to deflect some recent criticism by affirming his support for embattled Gateway head football coach Terry Smith.
"Mr. High School Sports" - Smith, Gateway Still in Noble Pursuit of JusticeLast Wednesday residents of the greater Monroeville area lined up around the Gateway Senior High School auditorium to loudly and proudly voice their support for the full-time retention of athletic director/head football coach Terry Smith, but the relative silence of their school board remains deafening.
Gateway's Terry Smith Will Still CoachPeople packed an auditorium to support a local high school coach. Last month, the Gateway School Board made the athletic director position part-time. Wednesday night, the board decided whether Terry Smith would still be able to coach.
"Mr. High School Sports" - Will Gateway Oust Successful Coach?On Wednesday evening at 7:00 the Gateway School Board will convene to decide the fate of athletic director/head football coach Terry Smith.
Gateway School District Budget Battle Takes Ugly TurnThe budget battle turned ugly Wednesday evening in the Gateway School District. One board member says he was threatened over proposed cuts, and now police are involved.
"Mr. High School Sports" - Quick Outs: Eighty Is EnoughAfter reading about a pair of 80-point routs in Week 5, 93-7 The Fan's high school sports blogger looks at the sensitive issue of football etiquette as it applies to games that enter mercy-rule status.
"Mr. High School Sports" - Thursday Night Throwdown