Monday, November 26, 2012
Highlights of the weekend's high school football games.
Williams Valley 0, Bristol Borough 20 The streets of Bristol Borough were filled with cheers during Saturday afternoon's Christmas Parade as it was announced that the Warriors beat Williams Valley and would be moving onto the championships. The 9-1 Warriors were forced to cancel their annual Thanksgiving Day game against Morrisville in order to be prepared for the Saturday afternoon matchup. Coatsville 63, Neshaminy 28 The 9-4 Redskins fell to Coatsville at Friday evening's away game. The Redskins fought hard this season despite a regional controversy involving their head coach in the middle of the season. Truman 34, Conwell-Egan 31 In the annual turkey day game, the two Bristol Township teams met on the field at Truman High School. By the…
Sunday, November 18, 2012
Highlights of the weekend's high school football games.
Neshaminy 17, Central Bucks South 7 The Redskins defeated the 10-2 Titans during Friday night's semi-final in Warrington. The team is now holds a 9-3 record. The Neshaminy boys advance to play Coatsville. Click here to read more on the game. Pennsbury 27, Pennridge 28 The Falcons lost Friday night's game in Upper Bucks County. The team ended their 9-3 season by losing the match up by 1 point. Communication Tech 24, Bristol 27 The 8-1 Warriors won the weekend game by a mere 3 points. The Warriors will take part in a match up against Morrisville on Thanksgiving Day.
Saturday, November 10, 2012
Both teams advance during the fall playoffs.
Neshaminy 42, Plymouth Whitemarsh 21 The 8-3 Redskins bested Plymouth Whitemarsh during Friday night play in Montgomery County. The Redskins now advance to the face Central Bucks South next week. Click here to read more on the game. Bayard Rustin 13, Pennsbury 21 Under the Friday night lights at Pennsbury High School, the Falcons swooped into the game a bested the Bayard Rustin Golden Knights. The 9-2 Falcons move on and will play Pennidge next week in Perkasie.
Sunday, November 4, 2012
Take a look at the scores from the weekend's local high school football games.
Pennsbury 7, Neshaminy 0 The Falcons blanked the Redskins Saturday afternoon. With near spotless records, the Falcons and 'Skins are moving to the playoffs. The Falcons are 8-2 for the season, while the 'Skins are 7-3. Next weekend, Pennsbury will host West Chester. Neshaminy will play Plymouth Whitemarsh. Click here to read more on the game. Benalem --, Truman -- Friday night's game has been rescheduled to Monday night in Bristol due to Hurricane Sandy. Conwell-Egan The team was not set to play a game over the weekend. Bristol The 7-1 Warriors are set to play against Jenkintown on Tuesday night in Montgomery County.
Saturday, November 3, 2012
Bring non-perishable food items to the Neshaminy vs. Pennsbury High School game tonight to help "Home Games 4 Hunger" replenish a local food bank following Hurricane Sandy.
In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, food banks are at a critical low for non-perishable items. "Home Games 4 Hunger," an initiative created by the local Koch family, will be holding a non-perishable food collection drive at the home Neshaminy High School football game against Pennsbury High School tonight beginning at 2:30 p.m. The food collected at the game will be donated to the Penndel Food Pantry on Durham Road where over 26,000 people from the community were able to get food last year -- 11,000 of which were children. Volunteer parents and the Neshaminy cheerleaders will be at the gate to collect food donations. Some suggestions of items to be donated include: peanut butter, jelly, tuna, pasta sauce, canned beans, canned vegetables, …
Saturday, October 20, 2012
The Neshaminy Redskins beat the Bensalem Owls 42 - 33 without head coach Mark Schmidt.
The Neshaminy Redskins were able to defeat the Bensalem Owls 42-33 Friday night without head coach Mark Schmidt. According to the official Neshaminy Football website, this win brings the Redskin's record to 6-2. Schmidt was suspended for one game following the school district's investigation into an incident between the coach and a student athlete at last Friday's game against Council Rock South. NBC10 reported that Schmit watched the game from the press box last night and only commented that he is focusing on the players right now. "The support I've had through this whole process - from friends, fellow teachers and coaches, and players - has been amazing. I'm pretty blown away by it," Schmidt said earlier this week to the Philadelphia …
Thursday, October 18, 2012
Following an investigation into an alleged incident between football coach Mark Schmidt and a student athlete, the coach will be suspended for one game.
The head coach of Neshaminy High School's football team, Mark Schmidt, has been suspended for one game by the school district following the investigation into an incident at last Friday's football game against Council Rock South. According to Phillyburbs, school district officials decided to suspend Schmidt for a week, retroactive to Monday, Oct. 14. Schmidt's suspension will include this Friday's game at Bensalem. After a week-long suspension, Schmidt will return to coaching the team next week and do so for the rest of the season. "The investigation is concluded, and the administration is taking appropriate action. This is a personnel matter and I cannot give additional information," school board President Ritchie Webb said. The school …
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
Neshaminy district officials confirmed to Patch that they are investigating reports of an incident between Neshaminy High School football coach Mark Schmidt and a player.
Neshaminy School District officials confirmed with Patch that they are investigating reports of an incident that took place between Neshaminy High School football coach Mark Schmidt and one of his players. According to Phillyburbs, Schmidt grabbed one of his players by the jersey during a game against Council Rock South last Friday. "I can confirm to you that district officials are aware of an alleged incident that took place during last week's football game involving a Neshaminy player and a member of our coaching staff," Neshaminy School Board President Ritchie Webb told Patch. "District officials are currently collecting facts surrounding the alleged incident and will take any appropriate actions as is outlined by Neshaminy School …
Saturday, November 19, 2011
The Redskins fell to North Penn in the second round of District I playoffs 21-7.
The scoring started quickly in the game as North Penn scored a rushing TD on their first possession, but Neshaminy came right back on their second to score on a Sean Ulmer run. North Penn's Dan Gevirtz broke away and ran for the Knights second TD and held a 14-7 lead at halftime. The scored stayed that way until the fourth quarter when North Penn scored on another rushing TD, putting them up 21-7. The Redskins got several turn overs on a fumbled punt and an interception but just couldn't find the endzone.
Saturday, November 12, 2011
The Redskins shut out Unionville in the first round of playoffs.
The Neshaminy Redskins took care of Unionville in their first playoff game 28-0. The skins got two touchdowns from running back Sean Ulmer, a receiving TD to a wide open Bobby Marterella in the endzone and their initial score from running back Denny Lord.