HGP to host its annual Coaches vs. Cancer Classic on Saturday, January 21st!
HGP is a proud supported of the Coaches vs. Cancer Philly School Initiative. A basketball marathon of games is set for Saturday, January 21st, beginning at 10:00am. There is a CYO Triple-Header beginning at Noon featuring local 7th and 8th grade programs. The matchups are as follows:
10:00am Bensalem vs. HGP (Freshman)
12:00pm St. Andrew's vs. Calvary
1:30pm St. Jerome's vs. St. Katherine Drexel (Holland)
3:00pm St. Christopher's vs. Ancillae Assumpta Academy
5:30pm Bensalem vs. HGP (JV)
7:00pm Bensalem vs. HGP (V)
In addition, promotional items, such as, Coaches vs. Cancer T-Shirts, Socks and Wrist Bands will be available. We will also auction off an autographed ball signed by the "Philly 6" Basketball Coaches. All proceeds from this event will fund Coaches vs. Cancer. Contact Jim Stewart at email@example.com for more information.
2017 HGP Athletic Hall of Fame Banquet Invitation and Registration Information
Congratulations to our 2017 HGP Hall of Fame Inductees. The banquet will be held at the Maltese Room, Bensalem PA on Saturday, January 28, 2017 at 6:00pm. View the invitation and registration information here.
Spring Sports Information
The spring sports mandatory registration will be held on Wednesday, February 8th. Please read this INFORMATION LETTER regarding important information for spring sports. If you have any questions about spring sports, please contact the appropriate coach:
Baseball: Vince Rossomando firstname.lastname@example.org
Lacrosse: Ryan Tessler email@example.com
Rowing: JD Bridges firstname.lastname@example.org
Tennis: Justin Goulet email@example.com
Track & Field: Mike Meistering firstname.lastname@example.org
Ultimate Frisbee: Tom Croskey email@example.com
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.
Lacrosse Night at Chickie's and Pete's NE Philly! January 21, 2017, 7:00-10:00pm. Click here to register and pay. Contact Coach Ryan Tessler at firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
Bowling Remains Undefeated!
The Bowling Team remains undefeated at 9-0 after a recent victory over league rival, Bristol 4-0. The team now has a 29-3 game record in BAL play.those wins. Top scorers in the Bristol match:
Anthony Baum 247
Dan Reifsnyder 482
John Wisniewski 623
Ryan Callahan 626
John Schrenk 681
Indoor Track and Field looking forward to the Yale Invitational
Congratulations to the 4x800 meter relay team of Samuel Huslin '17, Callahan Lennon '17, Kevin Dineen '17, and Tony Carbino '19 who placed first at this past week's Track and Field Coaches Association Meet at Haverford College. Placing 2nd in the 3000m Run was Mark Featherstone '17, while Sean Lawall '17 also medalled in the High Jump. Each of these athletes has qualified to the end of season Meet of Champions. Good luck to the team as they travel to the Yale Track Classic in New Haven, Connecticut this weekend!
Also congratulations to the following medal winners in the Track & Field Coaches' Association of Greater Philadelphia meet held last Friday, December 30, at Lehigh University: Sean Lawall '17 in the High Jump, Liam Flood '17 in the Mile Run, Sean Dixon '17 in the 3000 meter run, Kevin Trusdell '18 in the Triple Jump, Jarrod Padilla '18 in the 60 meter dash, the Distance Medley Relay of Mark Featherstone '17, Connor McGill '19, Tony Carbino '19, and Tommy Horgan '17, and the 4x400 meter freshman sophomore relay of Mitchell Feyl '20, Andrew Plunkett '19, Brendan McManus '20, and Paul Watkins '20.
Basketball 10-4 Heading into the Bensalem Game
The varsity basketball team continued solid play in the BAL, with a resounding 53-34 win at Lower Moreland on January 17th and then again at Calvary Christian on January 19th, 46-34. In the Lower Moreland game, senior Aiden Bauer paced the Firebirds with 22 points while seniors Mike McFadden (9) and John McCrane (8) rounded out the scoring in this solid defensive effort. The team struggled early against Calvary, but turned in another solid defensive effort to get the win. The team looks forward to the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic Game vs. Bensalem at HGP this Saturday at 7:00pm.
Swimming Continues to Achieve District Cut Times, Personal Bests
Congratulations to our swim team on their third straight win over VFMA, 89-51. The following achieved district cut times and personal bests in the meet:
District Cut Times:
Andrew Iannacone 200 Freestyle 203.29
Matthew Doucette 200 Freestyle 206.58
Andrew Iannacone 500 Freestyle 539.59
Robert McLoughlin 200 IM 211.81
Zach Geiser 100 lButterfly 100.74
Samuel Hicks 100 Freestyle 106.94
Grade School Basketball Clinic
The Grade School Basketball Clinic dates for this spring are now posted! The clinic is available for all grade school girls and boys, grades 3-8. View the clinic information HERE
. Register HERE
. Contact Jim Stewart at email@example.com if you have any questions.
HGP Coaching Opportunities
Assistant V/JV Lacrosse Coach: please visit our Employment Opportunities Page
Assistant Throws Coach: Indoor Track and Field and Outdoor Track and Field - please visit our Employment Opportunities Page
Assistant Rowin Coach - please visit our Employment Opportunities Page
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 firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
2017 HGP Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees
Congratulations to the 2017 HGP Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees. All will be honored at the annual Hall of Fame Banquet on Saturday, January 28, 2017 at 6pm at the Maltese Room in Bensalem, PA.
Vince Drybala, '72 Track and Field
Bill Blesi, '95 Soccer
Nelson Redante, '95 Baseball
Grant Holdren, '99 Basketball, Baseball
Dennis Murray '06 Lacrosse
Nick Seravalli '08 Ice Hockey
Joe Gunerman '10 Golf
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!