Gateway High School (Pennsylvania): Difference between revisions

 
===Athletics===
The Gateway High School athletic director is Mr. John Rovesti.<ref>{{Cite web|url=http://www.gatewayk12.org/apps/pages/index.jsp?uREC_ID=457391&type=d&pREC_ID=staff|title=Staff – Athletics – Gateway School District|website=www.gatewayk12.org|language=en|access-date=2018-01-05}}</ref> The [[mascot]] of the school district is the Gateway Gator, a stylized alligator.<ref>{{Cite web|url=http://www.gatewayk12.org|title=Gateway School District|website=www.gatewayk12.org|language=en|access-date=2018-01-05}}</ref> Gateway High School is recognized as a member of the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association (P.I.A.A.) on the state level.<ref>{{Cite web|url=http://www.piaa.org/schools/directory/details.aspx?ID=11333|title=Gateway High School - PIAA|website=www.piaa.org|access-date=2018-01-05}}</ref> Within the PIAA, Gateway competes in the Western Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic League (W.P.I.A.L.), otherwise known as "District 7", on the regional level.<ref>{{Cite web|url=http://www.wpial.com/memberschools.asp|title=WPIAL : WPIAL Member Schools|last=klunevich|website=www.wpial.com|access-date=2018-01-05}}</ref> On October 7th, 2015, the PIAA voted to expand the classification system for football, basketball, baseball, and softball from four to six classifications. The vote for football passed by a 26-4 vote, while the vote for basketball, baseball, and softball passed by a 23-7 vote.<ref>{{Cite web|url=http://papreplive.com/2015/10/07/breaking-piaa-passes-vote-to-expand-to-6-classifications-in-football/|title=PIAA passes vote to expand to 6 classifications in football, baseball, basketball, softball – PA Prep Live|website=papreplive.com|language=en-US|access-date=2018-01-05}}</ref> All other sports still operate on the PIAA's original scale of four classifications. While most sports offered by the high school are competitive and recognized by the PIAA/WPIAL, some are noncompetitive and are not recognized by the PIAA/WPIAL, and others are combination of both.
 
''Sports Offered/Classifications''
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