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Top 200 Illinois High School Football Programs Entering 2015

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State historians Kev Varney and Tom Sikorski have updated their list of the winningest high school football programs in state history entering the 2015 IHSA season. The Top 200 programs by wins are listed below:

RNK WINS  SCHOOL YEARS RECORD WIN PCT.
1 744 East St. Louis (Senior) 1925-2014 744-193-36 0.78314
2 716 Chicago (Mount Carmel) 1924-2014 716-232-31 0.74719
3 682 Tuscola 1895-2014 682-326-46 0.66936
4 681 Arcola 1894-2014 681-334-39 0.66461
5 680 Wheaton (H.S./Central/W.-Warrenville South) 1912-2014 680-264-28 0.71399
6 664 Carthage (H.S./Hancock Central/Illini West) 1895-2014 664-304-54 0.67613
7 661 Champaign (Central) 1894-2014 661-346-42 0.65028
8 652 Chicago/Wilmette (Loyola) 1909-2014 652-353-42 0.64278
9 646 Geneseo (Darnall/H.S.) 1915-2014 646-289-19 0.6871
10 645 Rock Island (H.S.) 1899-2014 645-398-46 0.6134
11 642 Joliet (DeLaSalle/Catholic) 1920-2014 642-294-23 0.68143
12 637 Oak Park (O.P.-River Forest) 1891-2014 637-384-38 0.61945
13 622 Bloomington (H.S.) 1897-2014 622-408-51 0.59898
14 621 Moline (H.S.) 1890-2014 621-399-44 0.60432
15 620 Chicago (Lane) 1908-2014 620-296-30 0.67124
16 614 Normal (Community) 1897-2014 614-347-35 0.63403
(tie) 614 Peoria (H.S.) 1890-2014 614-428-60 0.58439
18 612 Naperville (H.S./Central) 1910-2014 612-313-19 0.65836
19 605 Morris 1900-2014 605-356-31 0.6255
20 604 Chicago (St. Rita) 1908-2014 604-300-35 0.66187
(tie) 604 Mt. Carmel, IL 1920-2014 604-284-31 0.6741
22 594 Carlinville 1913-2014 594-313-42 0.64805
23 593 Casey (C.-Westfield) 1921-2014 593-293-21 0.66538
24 591 Auburn 1909-2014 591-322-26 0.64323
25 584 Greenfield (G-Northwestern) 1899-2014 584-404-40 0.58754
26 581 Danville (H.S.) 1904-2014 581-442-39 0.56544
27 578 Sterling (H.S.) 1899-2014 578-355-44 0.61412
28 576 Springfield (Cathedral/Griffin/Sacred Heart-G.) 1930-2014 576-243-23 0.69774
29 569 Stockton 1919-2014 569-274-34 0.66818
30 567 DuQuoin (H.S.) 1928-2014 567-296-30 0.65173
31 559 Aledo (H.S./Mercer County) 1910-2014 559-306-26 0.64197
32 552 Pontiac 1895-2014 552-376-45 0.59044
33 551 Rockford (St. Thomas/Boylan) 1911-2014 551-435-25 0.63889
34 550 Harrisburg 1902-2014 550-400-28 0.57668
35 549 Robinson 1897-2014 549-381-39 0.58668
36 548 Springfield (H.S.) 1897-2014 548-425-45 0.55496
37 542 LaSalle (L.-Peru) 1898-2014 542-416-35 0.56344
(tie) 542 Sterling (Community Catholic/Newman) 1925-2014 542-296-31 0.64154
39 540 Pittsfield (P.-Griggsville-Perry) 1896-2014 540-358-32 0.59784
40 536 Winnetka (New Trier/N.T. East) 1915-2014 536-291-19 0.64479
41 534 Monticello 1914-2014 534-351-32 0.59978
42 533 Taylorville 1907-2014 533-384-44 0.57752
43 531 Ottawa (Township) 1893-2014 531-410-43 0.56148
44 530 Evanston (Township) 1925-2014 530-253-20 0.67247
45 529 Pekin (H.S.) 1893-2014 529-426-39 0.55181
(tie) 529 Georgetown (G.-Ridge Farm-Chrisman Co-op) 1909-2014 529-360-50 0.58998
47 527 Rochelle 1907-2014 527-378-36 0.57917
48 526 Aurora (West Aurora) 1893-2014 526-490-59 0.51674
49 520 Marshall (IL) 1910-2014 520-332-33 0.60621
(tie) 520 Oak Park (Fenwick) 1932-2014 520-296-11 0.63542
51 518 Elgin (H.S.) 1890-2014 518-498-62 0.50927
(tie) 518 LaGrange (Lyons) 1917-2014 518-314-30 0.61832
53 517 Belleville (H.S./West) 1916-2014 517-394-33 0.56514
(tie) 517 Murphysboro 1914-2014 517-319-33 0.61392
55 516 Virden (H.S./North Mac) 1912-2014 516-345-35 0.59542
(tie) 516 Toulon (Twp./T.-LaFayette/Stark County) 1912-2014 516-389-35 0.56755
57 512 Morrison 1900-2014 512-377-25 0.57385
58 506 El Paso (E.P.-Gridley) 1915-2014 506-354-36 0.58482
59 505 Spring Valley (Hall) 1920-2014 505-356-24 0.58418
60 504 Staunton 1911-2014 504-386-41 0.56337
61 501 Aurora (East) 1893-2014 501-535-58 0.48446
(tie) 501 Peoria (Manual) 1911-2014 501-424-44 0.53973
63 500 Pana (H.S.) 1909-2014 500-417-42 0.54327
64 497 Hillsboro 1898-2014 497-388-34 0.5593
(tie) 497 Benton 1915-2014 497-418-27 0.54193
66 495 Glen Ellyn (Glenbard/Glenbard West) 1923-2014 495-310-39 0.60959
(tie) 495 Washington 1923-2014 495-332-33 0.59476
(tie) 495 Metamora 1946-2014 495-187-14 0.72126
69 494 Carbondale (H.S.) 1921-2014 494-364-18 0.5742
70 492 Alton (Senior) 1904-2014 492-453-38 0.51983
(tie) 492 Bloomington (St. Mary/Trinity/Central Catholic) 1925-2014 492-337-34 0.5898
72 491 Johnston City 1921-2014 491-374-28 0.56551
73 490 Belvidere (H.S.) 1911-2014 490-420-31 0.53719
74 489 Leroy 1915-2014 489-404-23 0.54639
(tie) 489 Harvey (Thornton) 1926-2014 489-294-22 0.62111
(tie) 489 Kankakee (St. Patrick/McNamara) 1932-2014 489-259-24 0.64896
(tie) 489 Tolono (H.S./Unity) 1942-2014 489-204-8 0.70328
78 486 Gibson City (Drummer Twp/G.C./G.C.-Melvin-Sibley) 1910-2014 486-390-33 0.5528
(tie) 486 Flora 1913-2014 486-379-22 0.56031
80 483 Macomb 1902-2014 483-403-29 0.54371
81 482 Rockford (H.S./West) 1891-1988 482-313-51 0.59988
82 479 Monmouth (M.-Roseville) 1893-2014 479-524-28 0.47817
(tie) 479 Manlius (H.S./M.-Tampico Co-op/Bureau Valley) 1925-2014 479-301-18 0.61343
84 478 Geneva 1921-2014 478-341-27 0.58096
(tie) 478 Chicago (Parker/Robeson) 1925-2014 478-315-29 0.59914
86 477 Jacksonville (H.S.) 1899-2014 477-493-41 0.49208
(tie) 477 Galesburg (H.S.) 1906-2014 477-461-40 0.50818
(tie) 477 Hinsdale (Central) 1919-2014 477-327-25 0.59047
89 476 Urbana (H.S.) 1908-2014 476-431-46 0.52361
90 475 Chicago (Morgan Park) 1925-2014 475-333-33 0.58442
91 470 Harvard 1922-2014 470-313-29 0.59667
92 467 Carmi (H.S./White County) 1899-2014 467-450-54 0.50875
93 468 Rockton (Hononegah) 1922-2014 468-308-21 0.60037
94 465 Lake Forest (H.S.) 1935-2014 465-248-15 0.64903
95 464 Barrington 1924-2014 464-304-30 0.60025
96 462 Decatur (St. Teresa) 1930-2014 462-315-28 0.5913
97 458 Hamilton (H.S./West Hancock Co-op) 1922-2014 458-333-15 0.57754
(tie) 458 Jacksonville (Routt) 1922-2014 458-270-18 0.626
99 455 Chenoa 1920-2003 455-267-21 0.62651
100 454 Newton 1920-2014 454-382-24 0.5186
(tie) 454 Peru (St. Bede) 1920-2014 454-364-28 0.55319
OTHER SCHOOLS THAT WE ARE KEEPING AN EYE ON
102 453 Kewanee (Wethersfield-Annawan Co-op) 1925-2014 453-338-25 0.57046
103 451 Abingdon (A.-Avon) 1910-2013 451-351-23 0.5606
(tie) 451 Alton (Cathedral/Marquette Catholic) 1926-2014 451-330-18 0.57572
105 449 DeKalb 1897-2014 449-461-56 0.49378
106 448 Gurnee (Warren) 1924-2014 448-317-25 0.58291
107 447 Chicago (Leo) 1928-2014 447-350-25 0.559
(tie) 447 Maroa (H.S./M.-Forsyth) 1925-2014 447-334-18 0.57071
109 446 Lawrenceville 1909-2014 446-430-31 0.50882
110 445 Mooseheart 1917-2014 445-380-20 0.53846
111 443 Kewanee (H.S.) 1897-2014 443-568-40 0.44053
(tie) 443 Downers Grove (North) 1920-2014 443-377-41 0.53832
113 437 Fairbury (Twp./F.-Cropsey/Prairie Central) 1913-2014 437-408-28 0.5166
114 436 Maywood (Proviso/Proviso East) 1910-2014 436-477-35 0.47837
(tie) 436 Westville 1919-2014 436-386-32 0.52927
116 434 Paxton (H.S./P.-Buckley-Loda) 1909-2014 434-414-38 0.51129
(tie) 434 Rock Island (St. Joseph/Alleman) 1917-2014 434-330-20 0.56632
(tie) 434 Centralia 1925-2014 434-373-29 0.53648
119 431 Mount Vernon 1925-2014 431-365-25 0.54014
(tie) 431 Salem 1925-2014 431-364-23 0.54095
121 430 Normal (University) 1925-2014 430-359-31 0.54329
122 429 Walnut 1922-1994 429-202-17 0.67515
123 428 Bement (H.S./South Piatt Co-op) 1895-2011 428-433-38 0.49721
124 426 Mendota 1918-2014 426-419-29 0.504
125 425 Villa Grove 1917-2014 425-363-25 0.53813
(tie) 425 Farmington (East/H.S.) 1926-2014 425-360-25 0.54012
127 424 Knoxville 1911-2014 424-396-23 0.5166
128 421 Sycamore 1920-2014 421-388-28 0.51971
129 419 Christopher (C.-Ziegler-Royalton Co-op) 1919-2014 419-390-25 0.51738
(tie) 419 Gillespie 1920-2014 419-414-40 0.50286
131 418 Stillman Valley 1950-2014 417-184-6 0.69243
(tie) 418 Peoria (Richwoods) 1957-2014 418-182-4 0.69536
133 417 Chapin/Concord (Triopia) 1950-2014 417-181-12 0.69344
134 414 Jacksonville (IL School for the Deaf) 1885-2014 414-329-35 0.50822
(tie) 414 Charleston (H.S.) 1927-2014 414-329-35 0.55462
136 413 Winnetka (North Shore Country Day) 1919-2014 413-306-20 0.57239
137 410 Sullivan (H.S./Okaw Valley Co-op) 1905-2014 410-434-32 0.4863
138 409 Effingham (H.S.) 1923-2014 409-276-16 0.59486
139 408 Crystal Lake (H.S./Central) 1925-2014 408-342-29 0.54236
(tie) 408 Chicago (Fenger) 1925-2014 408-349-29 0.53573
141 406 Cerro Gordo (C.G.-Bement Co-Op) 1927-2014 406-375-21 0.51932
142 405 Chicago (Schurz) 1925-2014 405-346-27 0.53791
(tie) 405 Chicago (Tilden) 1925-2014 405-343-26 0.54005
144 403 Amboy (A-LaMoille Co-op) 1922-2014 403-377-23 0.51618
(tie) 403 Carterville 1925-2014 403-369-15 0.5216
146 402 Roseville 1925-2005 402-277-19 0.58954
(tie) 402 Lockport (Central/Township) 1927-2014 402-375-28 0.51677
148 401 Highland Park (Deerfield-Shields/H.S.) 1915-2014 401-413-23 0.49283
(tie) 401 Herscher 1934-2014 401-335-25 0.54336
150 400 Clifton (Central) 1950-2014 400-200-13 0.66313
151 399 Mahomet (M.-Seymour) 1925-2014 399-235-8 0.62772
152 398 Elmhurst (York) 1920-2014 398-444-22 0.47338
153 397 Chicago (Lindblom) 1925-2014 397-315-33 0.55503
154 394 Chicago (DeLaSalle) 1904-2014 394-443-35 0.4719
(tie) 394 Chicago (C. Vocational) 1942-2014 394-269-51 0.58753
156 393 Chicago (Austin/VOISE Co-Op) 1925-2014 393-344-28 0.53202
157 390 Park Ridge (Maine South) 1964-2014 390-137-4 0.73823
158 389 Oswego (H.S.) 1949-2014 389-223-15 0.63237
159 388 McHenry (H.S.) 1914-2014 388-370-31 0.5114
160 387 Wilmington 1947-2014 387-262-7 0.59527
161 386 Winchester (West Central Co-Op) 1897-2014 386-467-33 0.45428
(tie) 386 Byron 1921-2014 386-309-19 0.55392
163 382 Eureka 1915-2014 382-413-33 0.48128
164 380 Princeton 1913-2014 381-428-29 0.47195
(tie) 380 Calumet City (Thornton Fractional/T.F. North) 1926-2014 380-395-26 0.49063
166 379 Elmhurst (Immaculate Conception Catholic) 1939-2014 379-291-17 0.56404
167 378 Polo 1936-2014 378-284-15 0.56113
168 376 Lake Forest (L.F. Academy) 1925-2014 376-288-14 0.56489
169 373 Moweaqua (H.S./Central A&M) 1950-2014 373-235-5 0.60616
(tie) 373 Mt. Zion 1950-2014 373-226-16 0.61951
171 372 Cambridge (Ridgewood Co-op) 1939-2014 372-275-11 0.5737
172 371 New Lenox (Providence Catholic) 1968-2014 371-151-1 0.71032
173 370 Orland Park (Sandburg) 1955-2014 370-194-5 0.6535
174 368 Chilicothe (H.S./Illinois Valley Central) 1925-2014 368-413-26 0.47211
(tie) 368 Roxana 1941-2013 368-294-12 0.55489
(tie) 368 Oak Lawn (Richards) 1965-2014 368-163-1 0.69266
177 367 Plano 1906-2013 367-372-25 0.49672
178 366 Riverside (R.-Brookfield) 1917-2014 366-456-36 0.44755
179 364 Dwight (D-Gardner-South Wilmington Co-Op) 1918-2013 364-428-27 0.46092
(tie) 364 Mattoon 1925-2014 364-436-28 0.45652
181 361 Kankakee (Sr./Eastridge) 1925-2014 361-429-26 0.45833
182 360 Peoria (Spalding) 1903-1987 360-224-38 0.60932
(tie) 360 Dupo 1932-2014 360-374-15 0.49065
184 359 Chicago (Brother Rice) 1958-2014 359-232-4 0.60672
185 358 Monmouth (Warren/United) 1958-2014 358-202-7 0.63756
186 357 Decatur (H.S./Stephen Decatur) 1896-1999 357-450-52 0.44586
(tie) 357 Chicago Heights (Bloom Township) 1924-2014 357-407-28 0.46843
188 356 Batavia 1909-2014 356-365-21 0.49393
189 353 Princeville 1945-2014 353-265-8 0.57028
(tie) 353 Deerfield 1962-2014 353-154-1 0.70841
191 352 Marengo 1917-2014 352-356-12 0.49722
(tie) 352 Chester 1923-2014 352-402-19 0.46765
193 351 Streator (Township) 1910-2013 351-510-33 0.41107
(tie) 351 Lexington 1949-2014 351-278-7 0.55738
195 350 East Moline (United Township) 1925-2014 350-446-35 0.44223
196 346 Virginia 1889-2011 346-365-28 0.48714
197 345 Gilman (H.S./Iroquois West) 1925-2014 345-415-30 0.45569
198 343 Olney (H.S./East Richland) 1924-2014 343-370-31 0.48185
199 338 Galva 1916-2009 338-399-34 0.46044
(tie) 338 Hoopeston (John Greer/H.S./H.-East Lynn/H. Area Coop) 1897-2014 338-479-33 0.43588