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Spring Sports Begin Monday, March 7

Spring Sports begin on Monday, March 7.  Please click HERE to read the parent information letter.  If you missed the registration on February 3rd, please make sure that all paperwork is given to the athletic office by no later than March 3rd.

HGP Athletic Hall of Fame Banqet a great success

Congratulations to the 2016 HGP Hall of Fame Inductees who were honored at the annual Hall of Fame Banquet on Saturday, January 30th:  Barry Bessler, Matthew Chylak '09, Patrick Kelly '04, Chaz Narwicz '06, Michael Pierce '09 and John Soroka '07.  Nearly 100 people gathered to honor our inductees and give a proper sendoff to retired baseball coach, Ted Grabowski.  Read about the inductee's accomplishments here.  

Basketball Skills Clnic Grades 3-8

The first clinic will be held on Tuesday, February 23rd.  The clinic is held in Chapman Arena from 7-8pm each night.  Read the information flyer and register here.

Crew Registration and Information

There will be a meeting for all returning and new crew team members on Wednesday, February 17th at 7:15pm in the Library.  Email Coach JD Bridges at jbridges@holyghostprep.org or moderator Steve Stunder at sstunder@holyghostprep.org for more information.

Coach Tony Chapman '71 Wins #800

Congratulations to our head varsity basketball coach, Tony Chapman, on his 800th Career Win.  The win came against Abraham Lincoln High School in front of a packed Chapman on Arena on December 30th, 2015.  The team won the 18th Annual Jack Schott Memorial Holiday Tournament 74-56.

Coach Chapman has led our program to 20 BAL Titles, 7 PIAA District One Titles, 5 Appearances in the PIAA Final Four, and two Eastern State Titles in 1999 and 2004.  He has been an exemplary leader for all of the students that he has coached over the years.  

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.

Winter Sports Highlights

Indoor Track & Field

The Indoor Track & Field Team once again continues its tradition of success. On Saturday, January 30th on Staten Island in the new Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex, Eric Kasperowicz '16 and Patrick Donahue '16 both made the state qualifying guideline in their events. Kasperowicz broke his own school record set a week earlier in the shot put, throwing 51' 3", while Donahue ran 4:29.73 in the mile. Brendan Eagen '18 won the Sophomore Class 800m event, while good showings were had by Graham Gibbs '18 and John Gasiewski '19 in their 200m class events. 

Swimming defeats VFMA, one meet to go before the preparation for the PIAA District One Championships

Erik Fenstermaker '17 - 200 IM 211.59, Andrew Iannacone '19 - 200 IM 211.74, Matt Doucette '18 - 100 Fly 57.93 AND 100 Breast 108.77, Dan Denoncour '16 -  100 Fly 103.07, Walt Marcinkowski '18- 500 Free 548.15, Nicholas Polidoro '19- 500 Free 603.26, Kyle Harris '16 - 500 Free 658.68.

Senior Day! Wednesday, February 10th vs. Lower Moreland at 3:30pm at Shafer Middle School.  Thank you to our seniors for their hard work and dedication - Dan Denoncour, Zechariah Frye, Kyle Harris and Michael Varley.

Basketball Senior Night - Friday, February 5th 
The basketball team will conclude its regular season vs. Neshaminy on Friday, February 5th at 7:00pm (Senior Night).  The team is gearing up for an exciting post season in the BAL and PIAA District One Tournaments. Thanks to our seniors for their hard work and dedication: Jimmie Armentani, Jack Coolahan, Julian Turner and Ryan Wade.
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.





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


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 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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