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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!

NOTE: The registration for Ultimate will be held this Friday, February 16th at Break with Mr. Croskey.

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

Basketball

The basketball team will open PIAA District One tournament play on Wednesday, February 21st at Chichester High School, 7:00pm.  Good luck!

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.

Bowling

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

Congratulations to the Ice Hockey team on their 5-2 defeat over St. Joe’s Prep on February 14th at University of Penn Rink.  Byron Hartley had 2 goals. and Luke Aquaro had one goal and two assists.  Collin Costello and Shane Stevens netted a goal each, and Andrew Serafin added an assist.  Tristan Devine has been phenomenal in net, saving 31 shots during the game.  The team looks forward to Senior Night on Tuesday, February 20th, 7:00pm at Grundy vs. Malvern.  Good luck as the Flyers Cup Tournament season approaches!

Indoor Track

Congratulations to the Indoor Track & Field Team for performances achieved in recent meets.

On January 24th, the team attended the BuxMont Indoor Championships at Ursinus College where the team was led by the first place finish of the 4x800 meter relay team consisting of John Gasiewski '19, Tony Carbino '19, John Horgan '20, and Jarrett Zelinsky '19, staying a top 15 team in the state rankings. Other top finishers included 3rd place finishers Kevin Trusdell '18 in the long jump and Adam Lawall '19 in the shot put.

On January 27th, the team traveled to Staten Island for the Ocean Breeze High School Invitational. Jarrett Zelinsky '19 led the team with a state qualifying performance in the 800 meter run. Other top performers included freshman runners John Horgan '21, achieveing a top 5 Pennsylvania 9th grade 800 meter performance, and Elliot Puckett '21, achieving a top 10 Pennsylvania 9th grade Mile performance.

Swimming

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.



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2011, 2012, 2013 & 2014 PIAA District One Champion Soccer Team!

2012, 2014 & 2016 PIAA District One Champion Basketball Team!

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Varsity Boys Swimming vs. Opponent TBD
PIAA State Championships
** POSTPONED TO 3/16/2017 **
Event Type: Regular
Advantage:Home
Date: March 15, 2017
Event Time: TBD
Location(s):Bucknell University
 
Address
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