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Athletic Recogntion Night: Thursday, June 2nd at 6:30pm in Chapman Arena

Come celebrate the successes of our varsity athletic teams at our Athletic Recognition Night on Thursday, June 2nd at 6:30pm in Chapman Arena.  Click HERE to read the information letter and payment.  The deadline for reservations is Friday, May 20th.   

Fall Sports Information for Incoming Freshman and Returning Students

PLEASE READ THIS VERY IMPORTANT LETTER!  Fall Sports (Crew, Coss-Country, Golf, Soccer and Ultimate Frisbee) begin on or during the week of August 15, 2016.

Summer Athletic Camps.  Holy Ghost Prep offers summer camps for Baseball, Basketball, Lacrosse, Soccer, Tennis and Track & Field. **New this summer- "Learn to Row" Weekend Camp June 11th and 12th.  All of our camp information can be found at www.summer.holyghostprep.org.

Spring Sports Updates

Baseball

Congratulations to Coach Vince Rossomando at the HGP Baseball team for clinching a tie of the BAL Title with a big 12-1 win over Lower Moreland on Senior Day!  Nolan Jones '16 led the way with two HR's, while senior Sean Hayes and freshman Phil Stahl each homered.  Sean Kerrigan '18 got the win on the mound and Matt Lingerman '16 got the save.  The District One Playoffs begin the week of May 23rd. Stay tuned for post season news!

Crew

The final race of the season was the City Championships on May 1 with a time trial in the morning followed by the top six boats by time going on to the finals. The B boat made an enormous improvement, finishing 8th of 19 and just seven seconds away from making the final. They were the only “B” entry in the event and so beat a number of school’s “A” entries. The A boat from HGP finished the time trial with the fastest time of the day - again. In the final they crossed the line third but due to a highly unfortunate accident with clashing oars and a protest from another school they were not allowed to medal or place in the final. 

Despite the tough end to the season for the guys in the A boat, the program as a whole left its mark on the Philadelphia rowing scene in a big way. The upperclassmen in the A boat are primed and ready to compete on the varsity stage next year and HGP will definitely NOT be considered an underdog despite their “new guy on the block” status. Long-time rowing coaches and observers from the Philadelphia area commented to HGP parents, coaches, and administrators through the season that the boys rowed incredibly well for novices. The athletes and coaches are looking forward to the competition, new rivalries, and challenges that rowing in Philadelphia and beyond always brings. It was an historic season for so many reasons, not least because of the incredible, unheard-of success this brand-new program experienced. The team is poised to be an important part of Holy Ghost Prep for many years to come. Congratulations to the team, families and our coaches, JD Bridges and Tim Abel '11 for an outstanding inaugural year of this program.
Tennis

Congratulations to Mark Papalan '18 and Brandon Fritz '16 who won their second consecutive District One Doubles Championship!  They defeated Lower Moreland, 6-1, 6-2.  They will head to Hershey for the PIAA State Doubles Championships over Memorial Day Weekend!  Good luck!

Track and Field

Congratulations to Coach Mike Meistering and the track team on winning their 22nd consecutive BAL League Championship last weekend!  The team finished 50 points ahead of runner up Christopher Dock. Special congratulations to seniors Patrick Donahue (Meet MVP - Track Events, 1st Pl 4x8, 3200m, 1600m, 800m) and Eric Kasperowicz (Meet MVP- Field Events, 1st Pl Shot Put, Discus and Javelin) who achieved BAL 1st Team Honors.  Other All-League Honors were earned by:

First Team All BAL Track & Field:

Sam Huslin '17  4x800m Relay and 4.400m Relay; Kevin Dineen '17 4x800m Relay; Tony Carbino '19 4x800m Relay; Sean Lawall ‘17 HJ; Mark Featherstone '17 3200m; Callahan Lennon '17 1600m; John Gasiewski '19 4x400M Relay, HM 300HH; Jacob Lawall '18 4x400m Relay, Rick Tyrrell '16 4x400m Relay; 

2nd Team

David Kersten '16 PV; Daniel Pawluczyk '17 Triple Jump; Paul Horgan '17 Pole Vault

Honorable Mention:

 Ryan Lucas ’18 110m High Hurdles; Daniel Pawluczyk ’17  Triple Jump; Robert Palermo ’16 in the Discus

 Special Congratulations to Eric Kasperowicz ’16 who qualified for the New Balance Outdoor Nationals in the Discus, Shot Put, and Javelin


Special thanks to RecruitU Founder and CEO, George White '79, who spoke to freshman, sophomore and junior students and parents on April 26th.  View the presentation here:

HGP College and Athletics Admissions Night a Great Success!

Thanks to nearly 75 parents, coaches and students who attended our inaugural College Information Night for student athletes.  Our panelists were very informative and realistic about the college application and recruiting process. View the presentation HERE.

Steve Cerbara '16 wins the PIAA AAA State Golf Championship!

Congratulations to Steve Cerbara, who made history on October 27th in exciting fashion on the highest stage in Pennsylvania golf.  Steve won the PIAA AAA State Golf Championship, shooting +5 overall at Hertiage Hills in York, PA.  He was two shots ahead of the field at 17, where he shot a bogey.  Then he shot par for 18.  Geoff Rice from Great Valley tied him on the 18th hole, which forced a playoff.  Steve won the one-hole playoff and clinched a most exciting win.

Steve becomes the first HGP Golfer to ever win a state championship.  Congratulations to him and Coach Mark Walder '02 on this most exciting finish in program history.

 

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR ICE HOCKEY TEAM!

2015 PENNSYLVANIA HIGH SCHOOL ICE HOCKEY CHAMPIONS!

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR SOCCER TEAM!

2013 and 2014 PIAA STATE CHAMPIONS!  Back to Back Champs!



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The Class of 2016 Student Speakers are Collin Quigley - Valedictorian; Connor Grabowski - Salutatorian; and Matthew Lingerman - Athletic Recognition Night Student Speaker.
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