The original Gateway Conference was organized in 1958
and on August 18,1975 was reorganized as the Greater
Gateway Athletic Association. In June of 1983 it
reverted back to the Gateway Conference.
The aims of the Gateway Conference are as follows:
- To Foster and promote interscholastic athletics
within the conference.
- To aid in the development and promotion of
better fellowship and closer athletic relations
- To instill democratic ideals of team play,
sportsmanship and a desire to succeed.
- To inspire self-discipline and
self-determination in the youth of our respective
Fletcher Running Back Verbally Commits to University of South Carolina
Smith, a senior running back at Fletcher High School,
has verbally committed to the University of South
Carolina (USC) for the 2013 signing class. Jamari is pictured with
USC Coach Steve Spurrier. He plans to major in Business Administration at USC and is academically qualified for NCAA eligibility. Jamari was All-State as a junior and made the FACA All-District and All Conference. He
is a two-time nominee for the Florida Dairy Farmers Mr. Football
Award for the state of Florida. Jamari has over 3,800 yards rushing in his career. He also considered FSU, Auburn
and Wake Forest during the recruiting process.
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Sandalwood Senior Commits to University of Alabama
Sandalwood player DeMarcus Walker talks about wanting to be a role model during
the announcement of his selection in the 2013 Under Armour All-America Game.
DeMarcus has committed to play football at the University of Alabama in 2013. He is currently the No. 3-ranked defensive end in the country and will be the first person from his family to attend college.
DeMarcus uses his football platform to be a role model for other students and for kids.
"I try to be a role model," Walker said. "A lot of people will come up to my locker and ask for my autograph, but I try to avoid all that. Sometimes a teacher will tell a student something and they won't listen, but if I say something, then they will listen. So I try to set an example and just be a good person."
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