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Gateway student nets prestigious scholarships after efforts to make everyone feel like Aurora is home

Gateway student nets prestigious scholarships after efforts to make everyone feel like Aurora is home

“It’s been one of the best, most fulfilling experiences of my life,” Thomas said, adding that he started volunteering with the department his sophomore year. “It’s astounding how much it really touched me.”

Wrestling: Trueblood becomes Gateway's first state wrestling champion since 1993

Wrestling: Trueblood becomes Gateway’s first state wrestling champion since 1993

DENVER | It had to be the socks. But mostly like the wrestler in them. Disappointed with a sixth-place finish at the Class 5A state wrestling tournament as a freshman, Gateway sophomore Deyaun Trueblood dedicated himself like never before toward …

Signings: Aurora NLI signing gallery - Part 3, 2.5.14

Signings: Aurora NLI signing gallery – Part 3, 2.5.14

AURORA | Images from National Athletic Letter of Intent signing days at high schools across Aurora (Cherokee Trail, Gateway, Hinkley) on Feb. 5, 2014 — Part 3 (Photos by Marla R. Keown and Courtney Oakes/Aurora Sentinel and submitted) Courtney Oakes …

Boys Basketball: Aurora Central-Hinkley photo gallery, 1.3.14

Boys Basketball: Aurora Central-Hinkley photo gallery, 1.3.14

AURORA | Images from Aurora Central’s 86-44 victory over Hinkley in an Aurora Public Schools Classic tournament game on Friday, Jan. 3, 2014, at Gateway High School. (Photos by Courtney Oakes/Aurora Sentinel) Courtney Oakes is Sports Editor of the Aurora …

Football: Gateway holds off Smoky Hill, former coach for 28-25 victory

Football: Gateway holds off Smoky Hill, former coach for 28-25 victory

AURORA | Justin Hoffman used to love to run the football when he coached at Gateway.

Football: Gateway capsule

GATEWAY OLYMPIANS Coach: Ashour Peera, 1st season Last year: 7-3 overall, 5-1 in 5A Aurora League (lost in first round of 5A state playoffs) Players to watch: Austin Hall, 6-foot-4, 205 pounds, S/TE, sr.; Lance Savage, 6-0, 180, QB/LB, sr.; …

OAKES: Gateway football team has new look for new season

OAKES: Gateway football team has new look for new season

How Ashour Peera’s Gateway football team plays this season is yet to be determined. Whatever they do, the Olys will look good doing it. Peera — the first-year head coach who came to Aurora from the powerhouse Miami Northwestern High …

Track & Field: Gateway's Walker runs to 5th-place medal at Junior Olympics

Track & Field: Gateway’s Walker runs to 5th-place medal at Junior Olympics

YPSILANTI, Mich. | Gateway High School senior-to-be Devundrick Walker wrapped up his trip to the 2013 AAU Junior Olympics on the medal podium Thursday. Running in the men’s 17-18 1,500 meters at Rynearson Stadium on the campus of Eastern Michigan …

Track & Field: Gateway’s Walker makes 800 meter finals at AAU Junior Olympics

YPSILANTI, Mich. | Gateway High School senior-to-be Devundrick Walker qualified for the finals of the men’s 17-18 800 meter run at the AAU Junior Olympics. Walker posted a time of 1 minute, 57.37 seconds Monday at Rynearson Stadium on the …

OAKES: Gateway's Devundrick Walker chases dreams in Detroit

OAKES: Gateway’s Devundrick Walker chases dreams in Detroit

Virgil Walker is running on fumes, but come 7 p.m. Friday, he’ll happily slide behind the wheel of his car and point it toward Detroit. After weeks of scrimping, saving and doing whatever odd jobs he can find, Walker and …