Athletics News

More than just a hockey trip

The Holy Ghost Prep hockey team headed north to Jamestown, New York on Dec. 5 where it will compete in the National Scholastic Invitational Scholastic Showcase this weekend. It's more than just a hockey trip as long-time sportswriter Rick Woelfel chronicles in his terrific blog post about HGP's annual trek to Jamestown. 

Four HGP student-athletes sign with Division I schools

Four Holy Ghost Prep students signed national letters of intent during a Nov. 13 ceremony: John Neeld, Coppin State (baseball); Jack Mahony, NJIT (lacrosse);  Ben Morschauser, Stony Brook (lacrosse); and Will Binder, La Salle University (baseball).  (photo courtesy of Catalano Studio)


HGP athletics declares its independence

After a thorough, year-long analysis of Holy Ghost Prep athletics, Holy Ghost Prep will leave the Bicentennial Athletic League (BAL) at the end of this school year and will play an independent schedule starting in the 2020-21 school year. 

To the victor goes the spoils

Holy Ghost Prep's golf team, led by sophomore sensation Calen Sanderson (pictured), won the 2019 Bicentennial Athletic League (BAL) title, and saw six players earn All-BAL honors.  

On the Tee for HGP

A total of 83 alumni and friends of Holy Ghost Prep participated in the annual HGP Golf Classic on September 30 at the Union League at Torresdale. The event raised over $44,000 for Holy Ghost Prep athletics. 

Taking their success in stride

Holy Ghost Prep's cross-country team finished the regular season with an impressive record of 9-1 in Bicentennial Athletic League (BAL) competition and appears to peaking at the right time with the postseason approaching. 

Craig Conlin is HGP’s new athletic director

Craig Conlin became Holy Ghost Prep’s new athletic director on July 29. A former Division I basketball player at La Salle University, Conlin brings over two decades of coaching and teaching experience to Ghost.