Eichelberger High School Football

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Note: The year of the football season and years of graduation are different (games in 1963, graduated 1964). Pictures of games are listed under the year of the season. However, awards may be listed under the year of graduation. To correct or update any of the captions or to add to this collection, please contact the archivist.

1955   1956   1957   1958   1959   1960   1961   1962   1963   1964   1965


1955 Lineup Coaches: Tom Diviney, Steve Padjen, Len Zataveski Bob Forry and Coach Padjen Bob Forry & Norm Palmer
Lancaster game
Backfield   Al (Jack) Bemiller played end for Coach Padjen, was key player in Syracuse's National Championship and played for the Buffalo Bill's from 1961-69
1955 Football Team, link to page, review of the season from the 1956 Nornir.
1956 Nornir
American History, World Geography, football coach, track coach
  Tom Good, #35 Bob Forry
  George Hanrahan [30], Ken Hess [40], Tom Good [35] make the tackle Coach Padjen, manager Harold Alwood
  Dave Wolfskill, Jack Bemiller, Tom Good Dave Wolfskill consoling opposing team captain


Coaches: Fred Kreuter, Len Zataveski, Steve Padjen, Phil Heilman, Carl Klindinst Dick Shellman, Dave Rodman, Sterling Brown 1956 Team
Pictures from the 1957 Nornir
1956 Track Team and Hurdlers


1957 Team Locker Room Strategy George Stetter, Ed Cohn, Bill Berkheimer
Dave Rodman, named to
Big 33 team was killed in Vietnam in 1963
Backfield - Tom Good, Tom Ferguson, Roy Bream
Back: Bob Lehigh
Lineman: Dave Rodman, Don Jackson, Lee Wise, Don Weaver, Sonny Shoff, George Stetter, Gary Amspacher Kickoff
Pep Rally Pictures from the 1958 Nornir
Pictures from the 1958 Nornir


1958 Track Team

Coaches: Dave Graybill, Len Zataveski, Steve Padjen, Ed Slezosky 1958 Lineup
Coaches Zataveski, Padjen, and Kreuter
before Carlisle game
Suiting up
1958 preseason photo of team Capt. David Bruce Rodman, U.S. Army
killed in action, 1968

David Rodman Memorial at Hanover High School

Left to Right: Mrs. Elda Miller,

Dawn & Amy Rodman, Barbara Harvey, Bill Foreman, Gwynn Yingling, Mr. Joseph Wierman, Mr. Steve Padjen, Sonja Winebrenner, Mrs. Raymond Rodman & Lori Rodman, and Mr. Raymond Rodman

1959 - See 1959 page...click here

1959 South Penn Championship Team, Undefeated 10-0
team members 


Terry Conner, Phil Weaver, Ken Mullin
read article
1960 Squad Sonny Sheppard Relays
Andy Grenier, Ron Mathias, Jim Heilman, Ted Kehr, Hen Mowery


Tex Eiserman Seniors - First Row: Paul Troyer, Larry Zimmerman, Pete Rhodes, Tom Plunkett. Second Row:  Whitey Cramer, Jack Shafer, Gene Neel, Larry Geter, John Seidenstricker, Bob Colehouse, Barry Gulden  


Best Offensive Team
306 points
Last Game Jack Shaffer, Coach Padjen Perry Spahr
1962 leading scorer
Bill Hoffacker - Jeff Rebert
Camp Conewago Coach Padjen and Jack Shafer Jack Shafer - Dartmouth bound
Seniors: Fred Zepp, Bob Krout, Parry Spahr, Don Coffman, John Bowman, Hank Linder, Johnny Carl, Greg Pratt, Tom Huston Parry Spahr - Chambersburg
news article
Perry Spahr and Don Coffman
Coaches: Slezosky, Padjen, Zataveski Bill Hoffacker - Delone
Hanover won 12 - 0
Read Article


The Season
Hanover 12 Delone 0 Hanover 43 Susquehannock 7
Hanover 34 Scotland 12 Hanover 42 Kennard-Dale 0
Hanover 40 Central 19 Hanover 34 West York 7
Hanover 13 Chambersburg 19 Hanover 14 Littlestown 0
Hanover 34 Spring Grove 0 Hanover 40 Dallastown 0
There Off! No. 13 - Perry Spahr
1963 Football Team on the sidelines
Varsity Club supporting the MS Drive - Ed Lightner, Bill Hoffacker, Dick Kinneman, Bob Shue, Tom Neel, And Jeff Rebert Coach Padjen, Front to Back
Jeff Rebert, Bob Shue, Bill Hoffacker.
Bob Shue and Coach Padjen Bucky Kempton (Delone Head Coach), Steve Padjen (Hawks Head Coach)
Recovered Fumble Big 33
Don Coffman and Coach Padjen
Booster Club Awards
Brad Cashman, Don Coffman, Riley Maus, Bob Shue
Booster Club Awards
S. Bair, Perry Spahr, Don Coffman, S. Shoff


Bottom: Gass, Sandruck, Cashman, Kinneman, Sullivan, Reichart

Top: Hoffacker, Seiden-stricker, Rebert, Shue, Swartz, Neel

Bob Shue, Frank Seidenstricker
York Central game
Jeff Duncan receives a pass from Jeff Rebert during the Susquehannock game Booster Club Awards
Rick. Koenig [Outstanding Junior High Athlete], Riley Maus [wrestling], Jeff Rebert [leadership], J. Heilman [Alumni Athlete of the Year], Bob Shue [Outstanding Senior]
Brad Cashman and Bob Shue
at George Washington Univ.
Tom Reichart, Bob Shue, Chic Warner Bob Shue
Nornir picture

Senior Players

F. Seidenstricker, A. Sandruck, R. Sullivan
B. Hoffacker, e. Neal, L. Swartz

B. Cashman, R Kinneman, F. Gass, T. Reichart, B. Shue, J. Rebert

Coach Padjen and Seniors celebrate 50th win [Nornir] Coach Padjen and Don Coffman  
John Carl and Fred Zepp at Camp [Nornir] Coach Graybill Coach Zataveski Coach Slezosky


1964 York County League Champions, Undefeated Season
10 - 0 - 1
Len Zataveski, Steve Padjen, Ed Slezosky Jeff Hoffheins, Bob Baker, Coach Padjen
Jeff Duncan Jubilation Tom Bowersox received Sportsman Award. Jeff Hoffheins received the Hanover Booster Club award at Campus Night
Jeff Duncan - Big 33 Jeff Hoffheins - Dallastown Eric Drescheemacker and
Jeff Hoffheins
Senior players
Class of 65
Jeff Duncan - Dallastown Jeff Duncan, Tom Smyser After the Game


Camp Conewago Track - 1, 2, 3 in the 100
Eric Desheemaeker, Jeff Duncan, Jim Rinker
The Bench 1965 Lineup
Sideline Huddle Practice Coin Toss against Southwestern
R. Mundorff, D. Reck
Head Coach: Steve Padjen
Backfield Coach: Len Zataveski
Line Coach: Ed Slezosky,
J.V. Coach: Ron Hileman
1965 Complete Football Squad 1965 JV Football Squad