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Spring Sports Information

If you missed the spring sports registration, please follow these instructions:

1.  Complete this FORM immediately.
2.  Email the coach of your program to let them know you intend to try out.  Coaches email information is in the Spring Sports Letter.  Click HERE and read the entire letter!

Please click HERE for important registration information for Spring Sports!

Spring Grade School Basketball Clinic Begins Tuesday, February 20th!
This clinic is open to boys and girls grades 3-8.  Click HERE for the Information Flyer and click HERE to register.  Questions?  Contact Jim Stewart at jstewart@holyghostprep.org.
Winter Sports Updates


The basketball team will opened PIAA District One tournament play at Chichester on February 21st and came away with a hard fought 50-45 win.  They have advanced to the district one quarter finals at #1 seed Penncrest on Saturday, February 24th at 7:00pm.  All tickets are $5 at the door.  Jack Rittenmeyer, Sean Sylvester and Sean Elliott paced the team with 11 points each, while senior Jack Elliott chipped in 8 points.  Good luck to Coach Chapman and the team as they look forward to this weekend's toughest challenge of the year!

Congratulations to our team members who made the BAL All-League Team!  Jack Elliott - 1st Team, Jack Rittenmeyer and Greg Sylvester - 2nd Team, Sean Sylvester - Honorable Mention.


Congratulations to the 2018 BAL Boys Bowling Tournament Champion, Ryan Callahan '18!

The match was held on February 14th at Delmor Lanes in Morrisville, Callahan won 4 straight matches for the Singles Tournament Title. He also had the high game of the tournament with a 256 in the semifinals.  Congratulations as well to John Schrenk, '18, voted BAL MVP!  Congratulations again to Ryan Callahan, a BAL All-League First Team selection.  John and Ryan will be representing HGP at the Eastern Regional Tournament in Reading next month.  Good luck!

Ice Hockey

With one game remaining in the regular season, the Holy Ghost Prep Ice Hockey team carries a 17-5-0 record and will finish in first place in the AAA Division. The Firebirds capped off Senior Night on Tuesday, February 20th with a strong 6-0 with against Malvern Prep.

Captain, Luke Aquaro is the leading scorer and Tristan Devine has been solid in goal. The Flyers Cup will begin in just a few weeks as the Firebirds look to defend their title.

Indoor Track

Congratulations to the Indoor Track & Field Team for continuing their 15 year streak of state qualifications! This Sunday, February 25, Jarrett Zelinksy '19 will represent Holy Ghost Prep in the 800 meter run at the Pennsylvania Track & Field Coaches' Association Indoor State Track & Field Championships being held at Penn State University.


The swim team has finished the regular season 7-3 overall after defeating Bensalem 90-82 on "Matt Doucette '18" Day (our lone senior!).

 HGP scored three places in every swimming event, taking 1st place in each event.
HGP had seven personal best times:
Caleb Ferns - 200 Free    219.58
Philip Lee - 100 Fly    101.81
Liam Farrell - 100 Free    56.19
Tom Carey - 100 Free    103.77
Nicholas Polidoro - 500 Free    547.23
Samuel Hicks - 500 Free    643.75
Michael Hackman - 100 Breast    126.44

Congratulations to the eight swimmers we have going to PIAA District One Championships at LaSalle University on March 2nd and March 3rd:
Matthew Doucette
Nicholas Gill
Liam Farrell
Andrew Iannacone
Fred Li
Phillip Lee
Nicholas Polidoro
Joseph Noto
Rowing seeks assistant coach
Visit the Employment Opportunities page for more information. Job Description:

Holy Ghost Prep seeks an assistant rowing coach for the Winter/Spring 2018 rowing season and beyond. HGP Rowing is in its third year as a fully school-supported varsity program running two full seasons on the water and winter training (to take place in a dedicated space in the school’s brand-new activity center). There are also summer coaching opportunities. HGP seeks someone with a competitive rowing background (required) with coaching experience and/or experience working with high-school aged athletes preferred.

HGP Rowing practices Tuesday-Saturday in the spring; with practices running approximately 4pm-7pm on weekdays, Saturday mornings, and races on most Sundays. We compete in Philadelphia and the surrounding region including the PSRA Manny Flick races and the Stotesbury Cup. We’re looking for someone who can hopefully be a long-term part of our growing success. HGP Rowing has already had two DI recruited athletes and numerous regional medals in its short 2.5 year history.

 HGP Donates $5,000 to Coaches vs. Cancer.  See our page link to CvC HERE.

 Lacrosse Night at Chickie's and Pete's NE Philly!  January 6, 2018 from 7-10pm.  Click here for more information.

Baseball Night at Chickie's and Pete's NE Philly!  February 17, 2018 from 7-10pm.  Visit holyghostprep.org/baseball for more information.

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

HGP Coaching Opportunities: Visit our Employment Opportunities Page

Assistant Throws Coach: Indoor Track and Field and Outdoor Track and Field
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.


2017 Flyers Cup AAA Ice Hockey Champions!

2016 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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