Championship Years

Declared by acclaim (1916-1936)
1918, 1919, 1921, 1922, 1927


Voted by sportswriters
1938 - 11-0;  1940 - 12-0; 1943 -  9-0


Playoff Championships
(1947 Rating System Began Top 2 Teams In Finals)

1950 – 40-0 over Oak Hill

1958 – 35-12 over East Bank

1976 – 30-0 over DuPont (top 4 qualified)

1978 – 6-0 over DuPont (first time 8 teams to playoffs, PHS was not in top 4)

1999 – 31-28 over Riverside

2001 – 28-17 over Martinsburg

2006 – 34-6 over Martinsburg

2007 - 22-14 over St. Albans


Coaches’  Playoff  Records
Name                                      W-L

Marshall Burdette                    13-6

Bernie Buttrey                        12-5

Buddy James                          11-9

Craig Farnsworth                     4-0

Russ Parsons                           1-3

Jimmy Scott                            1-0

Mike Byus                             0-1

Don Reeves                             0-3
Total                                  42-27

Other Playoff Years
1959 – 2nd place – lost 13-20 to Bluefield
1962 – 2nd place – lost 13-40 to Bluefield
1972 – first time 4 teams went to playoffs
1973 – lost in semifinals 6-21 to East Bank
1974 – 2nd place – 0-16 to Stonewall Jackson
1977 – lost in semifinals 3-7 to Beckley
1978 – first time 8 teams to playoffs
1979 – lost in semifinals 6-7 to Bridgeport
1980 – lost in semifinals 3-21 to North Marion
1981 – lost in first round 6-20 to North Marion
1982 – lost in semifinals 6-13 to George Washington
1983 – lost in first round 0-10 to Charleston
1985 – 2nd place – lost 0-7 to Brooke
1991 – first time 16 teams to playoffs
1994 – lost in first round 19-20 to St. Albans
1995 – lost in semifinals 0-18 to Hedgesville (top seed)
1996 – lost in first round 10-20 to Wheeling Park
1997 – 2nd place – lost 6-16 to North Marion
1998 – lost in semifinals 15-24 to Nitro
2000 – 2nd place – lost 13-38 to Morgantown
2003 – lost in second round  9-13 to Cabell Midland
2004 – lost in semifinals 28-31 to Martinsburg
2005 – lost in second round 13-38 to Nitro
2009 – lost in first round 17-24 to Bridgeport
2010 – lost in first round 7-62 to South Charleston
2011 – lost in first round 20-56 to Huntington
2014 - lost in first round 42-45 to Cabell Midland

2017-lost in first round 35-42 to John Marshall


Close But No Cigar -Team was rated 6th in 1964 only top two played; Team was rated 6th in 1972 only top 4 played; Team was rated 6th in 1975 only top 4 played

 

 
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