2005 Season

Last look at 2005

A Last Look at 2005 July 21, 2006 It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood, who strives valiantly; who errs and comes short again ... More


Big 33

Schmidt Picked to Helm PA Squad in 2006 Big 33 FOOTBALL Schmidt to coach at Big 33 By KEVIN COONEY COURIER TIMES (Courier article from December, 2005) Mark Schmidt needed that distraction. Needed something to take his mind off the "disappointing" end to Neshaminy's 10-2 season in the District One Class AAAA semifinals. "When you sit ... More

124 Games

Coach Schmidt coaches his 124th game and enters the record books as the most prolific Redskins coach in School history. November 18, 2005 Although it may be hard to believe, this is Coach Schmidt's 11th year as Neshaminy's Head Coach which proves yet again the old adage: How time flies! But what a wonderful time it's been for the ... More

My Wish

You Wish They Could Play Forever November 18, 2005 You wish they would stay forever young, that their youthful enthusiasm would allow us to escape from the harsh realities of adult life every Friday night for as long as we wanted. And if it did have to end, we'd like the script to always end the same; victory upon victory leading to ... More

2005 Playoffs

Playoff Perspectives by Paula G. (November 5, 2005) (Aboard the Sea Chief off the southern coast of Papua New Guinea.) As soon as contacted me to ask if I′d write something for NeshaminyFootball.com - about the Pennsylvania high school football playoff system - I said yes. Who could resist? After all, I′m a dyed-in-the-wool ′Skins ... More

2005 formal Seniors

Tribute to 2005

HERE COME THE NESHAMINY REDSKINS July 2005 Many hard-core fans and friends of the Neshaminy Redskins, young and old alike, will tell you without fear of contradiction that in this part of the community, Heartbreak Ridge is known as the home of the 'Skins. In fact, the Ridge is judged by most people to be a special and one of a kind high ... More