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Top 200 Winningest IHSA Football Programs In State History

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State historians Kev Varney and Tom Sikorski have compiled a list of the winningest high school football programs in state history. The Top 200 programs by wins are listed below:

RANK WINS  SCHOOL YEARS RECORD WIN PCT.
1 737 East St. Louis (Senior) 1925-2013 737-188-36 0.78564
2 708 Chicago (Mount Carmel) 1924-2013 708-227-31 0.74896
3 673 Wheaton (H.S./Central/W.-Warrenville South) 1912-2013 673-259-28 0.71562
4 672 Tuscola 1895-2013 672-323-43 0.66811
5 669 Arcola 1894-2013 669-332-39 0.66201
6 658 Carthage (H.S./Hancock Central/Illini West) 1895-2013 658-299-54 0.67755
7 657 Champaign (Central) 1894-2013 657-341-42 0.65192
8 642 Rock Island (H.S.) 1899-2013 642-385-46 0.61975
9 641 Chicago/Wilmette (Loyola) 1909-2013 641-346-42 0.64334
10 640 Geneseo (Darnall/H.S.) 1915-2013 640-294-19 0.61853
11 634 Joliet (DeLaSalle/Catholic) 1920-2013 624-291-23 0.68091
12 630 Oak Park (O.P.-River Forest) 1891-2013 630-381-38 0.61868
13 620 Bloomington (H.S.) 1897-2013 620-401-51 0.60214
14 618 Moline (H.S.) 1893-2013 618-392-43 0.60731
15 610 Normal (Community) 1897-2013 610-338-33 0.63863
16 604 Peoria (H.S.) 1890-2013 604-425-60 0.58215
17 603 Naperville (H.S./Central) 1910-2013 603-310-19 0.65718
18 598 Morris 1900-2013 598-351-31 0.626
19 594 Mt. Carmel, IL 1920-2013 594-281-31 0.67273
20 591 Chicago (Lane) 1925-2013 591-262-29 0.6865
21 585 Carlinville 1913-2013 585-311-42 0.64605
22 584 Casey (C.-Westfield) 1921-2013 584-291-21 0.6635
23 582 Auburn 1909-2013 582-319-26 0.64185
24 579 Danville (H.S.) 1904-2013 579-439-35 0.56837
25 577 Greenfield (G-Northwestern) 1899-2013 577-401-40 0.58644
(tie) 577 Chicago (St. Rita) 1908-2013 577-287-34 0.66147
27 571 Sterling (H.S.) 1899-2013 571-351-44 0.61387
28 563 DuQuoin (H.S.) 1928-2013 561-291-30 0.65384
29 562 Stockton 1919-2013 562-271-34 0.66782
(tie) 562 Springfield (Cathedral/Griffin/Sacred Heart-G.) 1930-2013 562-243-23 0.69263
31 552 Aledo (H.S./Mercer County) 1910-2013 552-303-26 0.64131
32 548 Pontiac 1895-2013 548-374-45 0.58996
(tie) 548 Harrisburg 1902-2013 548-393-28 0.57997
34 546 Springfield (H.S.) 1897-2013 546-428-45 0.5579
(tie) 546 Rockford (St. Thomas/Boylan) 1911-2013 546-301-25 0.64048
36 542 LaSalle (L.-Peru) 1898-2013 542-407-35 0.56859
37 539 Robinson 1897-2013 539-379-39 0.58359
38 538 Pittsfield (P.-Griggsville-Perry) 1896-2013 538-351-32 0.60152
39 531 Sterling (Community Catholic/Newman) 1925-2013 531-295-31 0.63769
40 529 Ottawa (Township) 1893-2013 529-403-43 0.56461
41 527 Monticello 1914-2013 527-347-32 0.59933
(tie) 527 Evanston (Township) 1925-2013 527-247-20 0.67632
43 526 Winnetka (New Trier/N.T. East) 1915-2013 526-289-19 0.64208
44 525 Pekin (H.S.) 1893-2013 525-421-39 0.55279
45 524 Rochelle 1907-2013 524-372-36 0.58154
46 522 Aurora (West) 1893-2013 522-485-59 0.51735
(tie) 522 Georgetown (G.-Ridge Farm-Chrisman) 1909-2013 522-357-50 0.58881
48 517 Elgin (H.S.) 1890-2013 517-490-62 0.51262
49 513 Marshall (IL) 1910-2013 513-328-33 0.60583
(tie) 513 LaGrange (Lyons) 1917-2013 513-309-30 0.61971
(tie) 513 Oak Park (Fenwick) 1932-2013 513-291-11 0.63619
52 511 Morrison 1900-2013 511-369-25 0.57845
53 510 Belleville (H.S./West) 1916-2013 510-390-33 0.5643
54 505 Toulon (Twp./T.-LaFayette/Stark County) 1912-2013 505-388-35 0.56303
(tie) 505 Murphysboro 1914-2013 505-312-33 0.61352
56 501 Aurora (East) 1893-2013 501-526-58 0.48847
(tie) 501 Staunton 1911-2013 501-380-41 0.56561
58 500 Peoria (Manual) 1911-2013 500-416-44 0.54375
59 499 Taylorville 1912-2013 499-374-39 0.56853
60 497 Spring Valley (Hall) 1920-2013 497-353-24 0.58238
61 494 El Paso (E.P.-Gridley) 1915-2013 494-347-36 0.58381
62 493 Carbondale (H.S.) 1921-2013 493-356-18 0.57901
63 492 Hillsboro 1898-2013 492-383-34 0.55995
(tie) 492 Benton 1915-2013 492-412-27 0.54296
65 488 Pana (H.S.) 1909-2013 488-412-41 0.54038
(tie) 488 Washington 1923-2013 488-329-33 0.59352
67 487 Alton (Senior) 1904-2013 487-449-38 0.51951
68 486 Metamora 1946-2013 486-185-14 0.71971
69 485 Belvidere (H.S.) 1911-2013 485-415-31 0.53759
(tie) 485 Flora 1913-2013 485-371-22 0.56492
(tie) 485 Bloomington (St. Mary/Trinity/Central Catholic) 1925-2013 485-332-34 0.58989
72 483 Glen Ellyn (Glenbard/Glenbard West) 1923-2013 483-309-39 0.60469
(tie) 483 Kankakee (St. Patrick/McNamara) 1932-2013 483-255-24 0.64961
74 482 Rockford (H.S./West) 1891-1988 482-313-51 0.59988
(tie) 482 Johnston City 1921-2013 482-372-28 0.56235
76 481 Macomb 1902-2013 481-396-29 0.54691
(tie) 481 Leroy 1915-2013 481-401-23 0.54419
78 480 Gibson City (Drummer Twp/G.C./G.C.-Melvin-Sibley) 1910-2013 480-386-33 0.55228
(tie) 480 Tolono (H.S./Unity) 1942-2013 480-202-8 0.70144
80 479 Harvey (Thornton) 1926-2013 479-288-19 0.6215
81 476 Monmouth (M.-Roseville) 1893-2013 476-518-28 0.47945
82 475 Urbana (H.S.) 1908-2013 475-423-46 0.52754
(tie) 475 Manlius (H.S./M.-Tampico Co-op/Bureau Valley) 1925-2013 475-296-18 0.61343
84 473 Jacksonville (H.S.) 1899-2013 473-488-41 0.49251
(tie) 473 Chicago (Parker/Robeson) 1925-2013 473-311-29 0.59963
(tie) 473 Virden (H.S./North Mac) 1925-2013 473-310-31 0.60012
87 472 Galesburg (H.S.) 1906-2013 472-456-40 0.50826
88 469 Hinsdale (Central) 1919-2013 469-324-25 0.58863
89 468 Geneva 1921-2013 468-339-27 0.57733
(tie) 468 Chicago (Morgan Park) 1925-2013 468-328-33 0.58443
(tie) 468 Harvard 1922-2013 468-306-29 0.60087
92 461 Carmi (H.S./White County) 1899-2013 461-446-54 0.5078
93 460 Rockton (Hononegah) 1922-2013 460-305-20 0.59872
94 458 Hamilton (H.S./West Hancock Co-op) 1922-2013 458-333-15 0.57754
95 457 Jacksonville (Routt) 1922-2013 457-262-18 0.63229
(tie) 457 Lake Forest (H.S.) 1935-2013 457-244-15 0.64784
97 455 Chenoa 1920-2003 455-267-21 0.62651
(tie) 455 Decatur (St. Teresa) 1930-2013 455-312-28 0.58993
99 454 Barrington 1924-2013 454-302-30 0.59669
100 449 Newton 1920-2013 449-377-24 0.54235


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101 448 Kewanee (Wethersfield-Annawan Co-op) 1925-2013 448-333-25 0.57133
(tie) 447 Peru (St. Bede) 1920-2013 447-360-28 0.55209
103 447 Downers Grove (North) 1920-2013 447-366-37 0.54764
104 446 DeKalb 1897-2013 446-451-52 0.49736
105 444 Kewanee (H.S.) 1897-2013 444-558-40 0.44529
(tie) 444 Alton (Cathedral/Marquette Catholic) 1926-2013 446-326-18 0.57594
107 443 Chicago (DeLaSalle) 1904-2013 443-433-27 0.50551
108 442 Mooseheart 1917-2013 442-374-20 0.54067
109 440 Gurnee (Warren) 1923-2013 440-316-23 0.57958
110 439 Chicago (Leo) 1928-2013 439-332-21 0.56755
111 438 Westville 1919-2013 438-372-32 0.53919
112 437 Lawrenceville 1909-2013 437-430-30 0.5039
(tie) 437 Abingdon (A.-Avon) 1916-2013 437-353-23 0.55166
114 435 Maywood (Proviso/Proviso East) 1910-2013 435-469-35 0.48189
115 431 Paxton (H.S./P.-Buckley-Loda) 1909-2013 431-405-38 0.54187
116 430 Centralia 1925-2013 430-368-29 0.53748
(tie) 430 Mount Vernon 1925-2013 430-356-24 0.54567
118 429 Rock Island (St. Joseph/Alleman) 1917-2013 429-325-22 0.56701
119 428 Salem 1925-2013 428-355-20 0.54545
120 427 Bement (H.S./South Piatt Co-op) 1895-2011 427-432-38 0.49721
121 425 Walnut 1922-1994 425-183-15 0.69422
122 424 Christopher (C.-Ziegler-Royalton Co-op) 1919-2013 424-373-21 0.53117
123 421 Farmington (East/H.S.) 1926-2013 421-353-26 0.5425
124 420 Winnetka (North Shore Country Day) 1919-2013 420-296-20 0.58423
125 419 Knoxville 1911-2013 419-389-24 0.51802
(tie) 419 Villa Grove 1917-2013 419-359-24 0.53741
(tie) 419 Gillespie 1920-2013 419-407-40 0.50692
128 418 Mendota 1918-2013 418-419-27 0.49942
129 415 Chapin/Concord (Triopia) 1950-2013 415-173-11 0.70083
(tie) 415 Stillman Valley 1950-2013 415-174-6 0.7037
131 414 Sycamore 1920-2013 414-381-28 0.52004
132 412 Jacksonville (IL School for the Deaf) 1885-2013 412-397-37 0.51007
(tie) 412 Charleston (H.S.) 1927-2013 412-320-36 0.55989
134 411 Peoria (Richwoods) 1957-2013 411-179-4 0.69528
135 410 Amboy (A-LaMoille Co-op) 1922-2013 410-349-24 0.53895
136 407 Fairbury (Twp./F.-Cropsey/Prairie Central) 1925-2013 407-374-24 0.52049
137 405 Sullivan (H.S./Okaw Valley Co-op) 1905-2013 452-431-30 0.48498
(tie) 405 Chicago (Tilden) 1925-2013 405-336-26 0.54498
139 404 Effingham (H.S.) 1923-2013 404-270-17 0.59696
140 402 Roseville 1925-2005 402-277-19 0.58954
141 401 Elmhurst (York) 1920-2013 401-426-22 0.48527
142 400 Chicago (Schurz) 1925-2013 400-342-27 0.53771
(tie) 400 Crystal Lake (H.S./Central) 1925-2013 400-339-27 0.53981
144 397 Chicago (Fenger) 1925-2013 397-346-29 0.53303
145 396 Lockport (Central/Township) 1927-2013 396-364-22 0.52043
146 395 Chicago (Lindblom) 1925-2013 395-308-33 0.5591
(tie) 395 Herscher 1934-2013 395-314-19 0.55563
148 393 Cerro Gordo (C.G.-Bement Co-Op) 1927-2013 393-366-19 0.51735
149 392 Highland Park (Deerfield-Shields/H.S.) 1915-2013 392-412-23 0.48791
(tie) 392 Carterville 1925-2013 392-368-15 0.51548
151 391 Chicago (Austin/VOISE Co-Op) 1925-2013 391-333-29 0.53851
(tie) 391 Chicago (C. Vocational) 1942-2013 391-263-51 0.59078
(tie) 391 Mahomet (M.-Seymour) 1925-2013 391-232-8 0.62599
(tie) 391 Clifton (Central) 1950-2013 391-198-13 0.66029
155 389 Normal (University) 1928-2013 389-336-28 0.53519
156 386 Winchester (West Central Co-Op) 1897-2013 386-457-33 0.45947
157 384 Maroa (H.S./M.-Forsyth) 1945-2013 384-269-9 0.58685
158 382 McHenry (H.S.) 1914-2013 382-361-31 0.51356
159 380 Eureka 1915-2013 380-406-33 0.48412
(tie) 380 Oswego (H.S.) 1949-2013 380-221-15 0.62905
(tie) 380 Park Ridge (Maine South) 1964-2013 380-136-4 0.73461
162 378 Byron 1921-2013 378-304-19 0.55278
(tie) 378 Princeton 1913-2013 378-422-29 0.47346
164 375 Calumet City (Thornton Fractional/T.F. North) 1926-2013 375-391-26 0.48989
(tie) 375 Elmhurst (Immaculate Conception Catholic) 1939-2013 375-286-17 0.56563
166 374 Wilmington 1947-2013 374-262-7 0.58709
167 373 Moweaqua (H.S./Central A&M) 1950-2013 373-226-8 0.61515
168 372 Lake Forest (L.F. Academy) 1925-2013 372-283-14 0.56651
169 370 Polo 1936-2013 370-291-15 0.55843
170 369 Cambridge (Ridgewood Co-op) 1939-2013 369-269-11 0.57704
171 367 Mt. Zion 1950-2013 367-222-16 0.61983
172 366 Chilicothe (H.S./Illinois Valley Central) 1925-2013 366-406-26 0.47493
(tie) 366 Orland Park (Sandburg) 1955-2013 366-190-5 0.65686
174 365 Oak Lawn (Richards) 1965-2013 365-157-1 0.69885
175 361 Plano 1906-2013 361-368-25 0.49535
(tie) 361 Dwight (D-Gardner-South Wilmington Co-Op) 1918-2013 361-422-27 0.46234
177 360 Peoria (Spalding) 1903-1987 360-224-38 0.60932
(tie) 360 Riverside (R.-Brookfield) 1917-2013 360-452-36 0.44575
(tie) 360 Roxana 1941-2013 360-291-12 0.55203
180 359 Dupo 1932-2013 359-366-15 0.49527
(tie) 359 Mattoon 1925-2013 359-431-28 0.45599
182 358 New Lenox (Providence Catholic) 1968-2013 358-150-1 0.70432
183 357 Decatur (H.S./Stephen Decatur) 1896-1999 357-450-52 0.44586
184 356 Kankakee (Sr./Eastridge) 1925-2013 356-425-26 0.45724
185 353 Monmouth (Warren/United) 1958-2013 353-197-7 0.64003
186 352 Chicago (Brother Rice) 1958-2013 352-227-4 0.6072
187 350 Streator (Township) 1910-2013 350-502-33 0.41412
(tie) 350 East Moline (United Township) 1925-2013 350-437-35 0.44708
(tie) 350 Chicago Heights (Bloom Township) 1924-2013 350-404-28 0.46547
(tie) 350 Lexington 1949-2013 350-270-7 0.56379
191 349 Deerfield 1962-2013 349-149-1 0.7004
192 348 Batavia 1909-2013 348-363-21 0.48975
193 347 Marengo 1917-2013 347-352-12 0.49648
194 346 Virginia 1889-2011 346-365-28 0.48714
195 344 Princeville 1945-2013 344-262-8 0.56351
196 342 Chester 1923-2013 342-400-19 0.46189
197 340 Gilman (H.S./Iroquois West) 1925-2013 343-408-30 0.45836
198 339 Olney (H.S./East Richland) 1924-2013 339-365-31 0.48231
199 338 Galva 1916-2009 338-399-34 0.46044
200 337 Hoopeston (John Greer/H.S./H.-East Lynn/H. Area) 1897-2013 337-471-33 0.42033