Athletics News

Impressive honors for HGP lacrosse duo

Holy Ghost Prep junior Ben Morschauser (pictured) earned 2019 all-state honors, while HGP senior Dan Kovacevich was a 2019 Academic All-American. (photo courtesy of Nick Kova)

HGP track and field wins BAL title

The Holy Ghost Prep outdoor track and field team recently captured the 2019 Bicentennial Athletic League (BAL) championship, and the victory was a true team effort with 19 different team members scoring points.

Peaking at the perfect time

The Holy Ghost Prep lacrosse team (10-9 record in 2019) has completely turned around its season and has advanced to the PIAA District 1 Class 2A semifinals. (Photo courtesy of Nick Kova)

Two more HGP student-athletes unveil their college choices

During an April 8th college signing day ceremony in Sager Hall, Jarett Zelinsky (pictured) signed to run track at West Chester University, while Caleb Ferns signed to swim at Albright College, bringing the number of HGP senior student-athletes who will continue their athletic careers in college to 13.

John Burke '20 receives Humanitarian Award 

Holy Ghost Prep junior John Burke (left), with the help of dozens of his Holy Ghost classmates, created and ran the Junior Firebirds Clinic, a basketball outlet for special-needs children like his brother Tony (right), 16, and their families. Burke received the Markward Club's Humanitarian of the Year Award on March 27 for his work on the clinics.

Andrew Iannacone captures silver at states

Holy Ghost Prep senior Andrew Iannacone set a school record in the 100-yard breaststroke on March 14 at the PIAA Class 2A state swimming and diving championships at Bucknell University.

Ready to make his Mark

Holy Ghost Prep has named Mark Staudenmeier as its new head cross-country and track and field coach, effective this spring.

Peaking at the right time

The Holy Ghost Prep basketball team, led by a game-high 21 points from Greg Calvin, captured a share of the Bicentennial League’s Independence Division title with a 71-39 win over MaST Charter on Feb. 7. With the win, Holy Ghost Prep (16-6 overall, 12-2 BAL) captured its first BAL crown since 2012. 

Getting their Hall pass

Six former Holy Ghost Prep student-athletes were inducted into the HGP Athletic Hall of Fame on Saturday, January 26. 

Tony Chapman’s No. 20 is retired

On Jan. 26, legendary hoops coach Tony Chapman '71 will make history again when his uniform number is officially retired. Chapman’s No. 20 will never be worn by a Ghost hoops player again—marking the first time that a number has ever been retired by the school.