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Heartbreak Ridge

The first game played at Neshaminy’s new field, called the “Neshaminy Athletic Field” or “Playwicki Field”, was in 1956. In 1965 Dick Dougherty of the Courier-Times refers to Neshaminy’s football field as “Heartbreak Ridge”. It was appropriately renamed as Harry E. Franks Stadium in 1985. LED lights were installed in July of 2015. Neshaminy is the 1st High School field on the East Coast to have these installed

Wall of Fame

The “Wall of Fame” was built to serve as a very public and important display of the many players, coaches and others who have contributed so much to Neshaminy’s football program since its first season of 1928. The statue of Coach John Petercuskie Sr., 1960 - 1965, was dedicated on September 19, 2010. His record was 59-1-5.


Our Cheer team. led by Michelle Mazur has a long history of winning Championships. Known for their famous Chant "Everybody do the Redskin Rumble", they raise spirits at every game.

Student Section

Neshaminy has strong student participation and they represent at every game no matter home or away. The Redskin 8 changes each year and leads the student section in vocal support of our players.

Marching Band

Under the direction of Mike Lipton, our Marching Band is second to none. With a new and exciting theme each year, they keep the crowds entertained with their excellance in musical creativity and spot-on precision formations. For video of our fight songs click here

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Time will never dim the Glory of the Neshaminy Redskins...Harry E. Franks

  • "Set your goals high, and don’t stop till you get there" — Bo Jackson
  • "If you can’t outplay them, outwork them" — Ben Hogan
  • "Champions keep playing until they get it right" — Billy Jean King
  • "Persistence can change failure into extraordinary achievement" — Matt Biondi
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The Neshaminy High School Marching Band

2015 full band


From Director Mike Lipton:

We are proud to present the 2015-16 Neshaminy High School Marching Band. This year the band is comprised of 151 members, which includes 135 musicians and 16 color guard. The band is directed on the field by Drum Majors Christina Chen and Becky Raffin and Field Captain Rachael Cofer. The band director is Michael Lipton. Band staff includes Lisa Boccuti, Zack Travis, Nora Boccuti, Jeff Ormsby, Michael Pettis, Alex Santa, Matt Snyder and Michael Allen. Drill design and musical arrangements are by Zack Travis.

The Marching Band will be kept busy this fall with performances at all Redskin football games as well as participating in Marching Band Shows at Boyertown, Owen J. Roberts, Council Rock North, William Tennent, Pennsbury and Conestoga High Schools. We will host our own 23rd Annual Kaleidoscope of Bands Show on Saturday, October 24, 2015.

Our 2015 show is entitled “Press Play”. The segments of the show depict the various function buttons on a CD player or iPod: Play, Pause, Rewind, Fast-forward and Stop. The music selections heard through the show include Adagio for Strings by Samuel Barber, Technologic and Run to You performed by Pentatonix, String Quartet in F Major by Maurice Ravel and Harrisons Dream by Peter Graham. Please sit back and enjoy our presentation.

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2015_2016 seniors


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Student Leaders

2015 student leaders

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2015 Presentation



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