38 results for tag: football

Steve Wilmot Takes Head Coaching Job

Steve Wilmot named head coach; longtime assistant new 'Skins boss May, 2015 Langhorne: Steve Wilmot, a 20 year fixture at Heartbreak Ridge, has been named the football team's new head coach after receiving a "thumbs up" from the Neshaminy School Board. On the heels of Mike Frederick's recent departure, the search for ... More

Coach Frederick is Hired

Mike Frederick hired as head coach; Neshaminy grad starred at "Ridge", Virginia and NFL April 22, 2014 LANGHORNE: Confirming that a suspected "deal" had been in the works, Neshaminy's Principal, Dr. Rob McGee, has announced that Mike Frederick, a 1990 graduate, has been named as its head football coach following the recent ... More

Coach Schmidt Resigns – 1995-2014 The End of an Era

Mark Schmidt steps down; legendary status secure after 19-year reign February 24, 2014 LANGHORNE: It was June of 1995. The old master, Dick Bedesem, had recently retired as head coach of Neshaminy's football team following some tough seasons. And if the truth be told, the once invincible Red & Blue was looking a ... More

The Big Picture 35 – To The Boys of 2013

The Big Picture By Paula G. Ace Sports Reporter To the boys of 2013: You make us proud! December 2, 2013 Langhorne: With all the excitement and cheering going on at Neshaminy these days, I thought we all should catch our breath for a moment and take a big picture view of recent events. Of course, some of the excitement I ... More

The Big Picture 34 – Milestones

The Big Picture By Paula G. Ace Sports Reporter Redskin milestones! July 28, 2013 Langhorne: Sitting around my office the other day, and throwing darts at the calendar to kill time (when is that August 30 kickoff game against Northeast High gonna get here, hurry up please), I decided to pass some time by calling an old ... More

The Big Picture 31 – Harry Schuh

Harry Schuh dies at 70 1961 grad was one of Neshaminy′s finest April 04, 2013 Memphis: Harry Schuh, a 1961 Neshaminy graduate who was a star at "The Ridge" during the heady days of the Redskins′ "Golden Age", died on Monday, May 20 at his home in Memphis. One of the greatest football players to take the field in ... More

The Big Picture 30 – The 2004 Team

2004: A Return To Hershey! By Paula G. Ace Sports Reporter April 04, 2013 Just 36 months following the 2001 team's successful campaign which saw them claim the state championship as they turned back Woodland Hills, 21-17, in the 4A title game at Hershey, the 2004 'Skins were in Chocolate Town looking to grab some gold for ... More

The Big Picture 29 – 500,000 Visitors

The Big Picture By Paula G. Ace Sports Reporter 500,000 and counting: Over half-a-million visitors to ′Skins site! February 26, 2013 Langhorne: They say the numbers don't lie and, in this case, they certainly aren't. For in just the eight years since "the site" started keeping count, over 500,000 fans have now ... More

The Big Picture 27 – 85 Years – A Winning Tradition

Neshaminy Redskins football: A winning tradition 85 years in the making! February 18, 2013 Photo above - A night game is played at "Heartbreak Ridge" circa 1958 (the original wooden bleachers and lights seem quaint by today's standards). This coming season will see the Neshaminy Redskins take to the gridiron for their ... More

The Big Picture 26 – Coach Schmidt in Hall of Fame

The BIG Picture BY Paula G. Ace Sports Reporter Schmidt inducted into PSFCA Hall of Fame June 23, 2012 Langhorne: As if his cap wasn't already brimming with enough feathers to stuff a pillow, our very own Coach Mark Schmidt earned another one when it was announced that the Pennsylvania State Football Coaches Associ... More