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Winter Sports Registration

If you missed the winter sports registration on October 17th, click on this LINK to register for your winter sport ASAP.

All parents and students are asked to read the Winter Sports Information Letter.

Basketball - Questions? Email Coach Tony Chapman tchapman@holyghostprep.org

Bowling - Questions?  Email Coach Tom Eckerle at teckerle@holyghostprep.org

Indoor Track - Questions? Email Coach Meistering at mmeistering@holyghostprep.org

Swimming - Questions? Email Coach Sheree Marsh at smarsh@holyghostprep.org

There is no Winter Sports Registration the evening of October 25th.  Parents of varsity athletes will be required to attend a meeting with their son's coach shortly after team selection at dates and times to be determined.


Information for HGP Soccer vs. William Tennent Friday, October 20th at Talen Energy Stadium 7:00pm:

 Tickets/Parking – Tickets and Parking are free. Lot BVIP will be open for all parking and there will be no parking attendants on site. Lot BVIP is directly next to the practice fields on the West side of the stadium. Parking map HERE

 Concession Stands – Concession stand open. No alcohol will be sold

Entrance into the Stadium – The gate will open at 6pm. The only entrance that will be open is the Supporters Gate. That is the closest entrance to Lot B and on the Southwest side of the stadium. That means it’s on the river side and on the opposite side of the bridge. It does say Supporters Gate on the outside

Union Shop – The Union Shop (located behind section 112) should be open until a little after half-time of the second match.

Sitting Arrangement – Holy Ghost Prep will be in Sections 102-106


Flag Football Information!

Schedule and rosters coming soon.

Fall Sports Update

Cross-Country: Congratulations to the Cross Country Team for placing 3rd in the Varsity D Race at the Six Flags Wild Safari Invitational. The team was led by Tony Carbino '19 (12th), Killian Brennan '20 (13th), Antonio Camacho '21 (17th), John Horgan '21 (18th), and Nicholas Polidoro '19 (21st). Overall for the team, there were 17 athletes with personal best performances. Good luck to the team as they attempt to defend their consecutive streak of 21 Bicentennial Athletic League Championships on Wednesday, October 18, at Tyler State Park.

Golf: Congratulations to the HGP golfer Liam Hart '19.  Liam qualified for the PIAA State Championships with a clutch birdie on the 18th hole at the PIAA Regional Championship on Monday, October 16th - a 30 foot put!  He will compete on October 23rd and 24th in the state championships at Heritage Hills GC.  Good luck, Liam! 

Rowing:  Rowing competed in the Navy Day Regatta in Philadelphia on Saturday. Navy Day celebrates the founding the US Navy and the United States Naval Academy travels up from Annapolis each year to compete against local Philadelphia colleges. Holy Ghost, contending with some recent injuries to key athletes, entered two varsity fours and a JV eight and the best showing was 15/30 in each category. They look to rebound at the largest race of the fall, the Head of the Schuylkill Regatta with almost 8000 competitors, in two weeks.

Soccer:  BAL Independence Division Champions!  HGP sealed its 8th consecutive BAL Independence Division Championship with a hard fought road win at New Hope, 1-0, on Thursday, October 5th.  TJ Butler stood tall again in net, including a huge save with about five seconds remaining in the game.  The Firebirds lone goal came on header from Connor Fife off a perfect corner kick by Alex Finney.  HGP is 15-1 overall with two games remaining. The team has two games remaining, including it's senior day on Monday, October 16th and the finale vs. William Tennent at Talen Energy Stadium on Friday, October 20th!  Admission and parking is free for all who want to attend that game.  Connor Fife leads the team with 17 goals and Nkosi Graham has 15.  

HGP is currently ranked 9th in the USA Today/United Soccer Coaches Region 3 Poll, 12th in Top Drawer Soccer’s Mid-Atlantic Region Poll, and 4th in Pennsylvania by Top Drawer Soccer.

Ultimate: Holy Ghost won the league's Fall tournament on Saturday in Oaks, PA sharing the title with Strath Haven. They defeated Methacton, Masterman, and Perkiomen Valley for a perfect record on the day and bringing their record this season to 6-0. The team will play one more game next week against St. Joe's Prep to finish the season. Congratulations to the team as they head into the spring season looking to qualify for States.

Keep up to date with news from the Bicentennial Athletic League at www.balsports.com!

 HGP Fall Grade School Basketball Skills Clinic! 

The Fall Grade School Clinic (boys and girls grades 3-8) will be held beginning Tuesday, September 12th. Click HERE for more information and HERE to register! 

College Camps Now Drive Recruiting

Click on this LINK to see the blog post by Recruit U CEO George White '79.  Click HERE to see the article.  Any students having aspirations of playing college sports should take a look.

HGP Coaching Opportunities: Visit our Employment Opportunities Page

Assistant Throws Coach: Indoor Track and Field and Outdoor Track and Field
HGP Announces Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees for 2017-18

On Saturday, January 27th, 2018, HGP will induct 8 new members to the Athletic Hall of Fame.  Save the date!  More information will be released in November.  Congratulations to our inductees:

Sean Simon '87

Marc Donohue '91

Ken Lawson '91

Kevin Sharp '97

Kevin Wilson '97

Philip Thompson '97

Patrick Corcoran '08

James Budzinski '10

In addition, we will be honoring the 1972 State Championship Basketball as a "Team of Distinction."

Customized Blankets by Custom Made Comfort

Great gift idea!  Visit this LINK to see custom made blankets for fall sports.  Please contact Tony McBryan at tony@custommadecomfort.com if you have any questions.


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.


206 PIAA District One Cross-Country Champions!

2015 PIAA AAA State Golf Champion - Steve Cerbara '16

2011 PIAA State Champion Tennis Team!

2011 PIAA District One Champion Golf Team!

2011, 2012, 2013 & 2014 PIAA District One Champion Soccer Team!

2012, 2014 & 2016 PIAA District One Champion Basketball Team!

2011, 2013 & 2015 PIAA District One Champion Tennis Team!

2013 & 2015 PIAA District One Champion Baseball Team!

2013 & 2014 PIAA Eastern State Champion Soccer Team!



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