Coaches vs. Cancer Week set for December 15th-20th.
Holy Ghost Prep will launch its annual Coaches vs. Cancer Week on December 15th. There will be promotional items available for a donation during the lunch periods (t-shirts, bracelets) all week. The Coaches vs. Cancer Basketball Marathon will begin at 9:00am on December 20th in Chapman Arena. HGP will take on Bensalem High School at 7:00pm. Cost for the game is $5. All proceeds benefit Coaches vs. Cancer. Come out and support a great cause.
HGP Soccer 2014 PIAA Champions! The 2014 State Championship Banner will be unveiled on Saturday, December 20th at 6:45pm prior to the Varsity Basketball Game vs. Bensalem at 7:00pm. All are welcome to attend.
Michael Kirby '15 Philadelphia Inquirer All Area First Team; PA All State; Regional All-American
Congrats to senior Michael Kirby, who was recently named to the Philadelphia Inquirer All Area Soccer First Team. He has also been named All-State and is a rececnt Regional All American Selection. Michael was a captain of this year's back to back State Champion Soccer Team. Congratulations!
Winter Sports Update
Varsity Basketball finished as a runner up in the Manheim Twp. Tip Off Classic. Congratulations to seniors Tim Brennan and Liam Brennan, who were named to the All-tournament team. Junior Joe Braun recently poured in 32 points during a tough loss to Lower Moreland. The team is currently 3-2 and will face Church Farm, Bensalem and Father Judge in the next week.
The 17th Annual Jack Schott Memorial Holiday Tournament is set for December 29th and 30th. The 5:30pm game on 12/29 will feature Bishop McDevitt (Philadelphia) vs. WT Woodson HS (Fairfax, VA). The Firebirds will host Harry S. Truman at 7:00pm. The consolation and finals will be played at 5:30 and 7:00pm, respectively, on December 30th.
Congratulations to our bowling team, who is off to a 4-1 start! Senior Matt Heineman, sophomore Dan Reifsnyder and frosh newcomer John Schrenk have each bowled a 600 series this year! The team is currently 4-1 (4-0 in league play) and looks forward to defending the BAL Crown. Good luck to the bowlers and head coach Gary Bondarchuk on another successful season.
The Indoor Track & Field began its official 2014-15 Season with the Track & Field Coaches' Association of Greater Philadelphia's Meet #1 held at Lehigh University on Saturday, December 13, 2014. The team was led by a second place finish in the Distance Medley Relay composed of Patrick Donahue '16, Killian Lennon '15, Patrick Dineen '15, and JP McLoughlin '15. Other medalists included Bradford Detrick '15, 4th in the 200m Dash; Eric Kasperowicz '15, 4th in the Shot Put; and Callahan Lennon '17, 5th in the 3000m Run. The Freshman-Sophomore Relay of Luke Wade '17, Graham Gibbs '18, Carlos Abarca '17, and Jacob Lawall '18 also placed 2nd.
The swim team is off to a great start, going 3-1 in its first four meets. The team has handily defeated Lansdale Catholic, Upper Moreland and Roman Catholic. Several swimmers have already achieved district cut times:
200 Medley Relay Zach Geiser '17, Elijah Gibbins '15, Brendan Eagen '18, John Polidoro '15; 200 Free - John Polidoro, Erik Fenstermaker '17; 200 IM - Matt Doucette '18; 100 Fly - Erik Fenstermaker, Brendan Eagen; 100 Free - Elijah Gibbins, John Polidoro; 500 Free - John Polidoro; 200 Free Relay - Dan Denoncour '16, Matt Doucette, Brendan Eagen, Erik Fenstermaker; 100 Breaststroke - Matt Doucette; 400 Free Relay - John Polidoro, Erik Fenstermaker, Dan Denoncour, Elijah Gibbins; 50 Free- Erik Fenstermaker, Matt Doucette, Brendan Eagen
CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR SOCCER TEAM!
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