The boys’ football team at this private, Roman Catholic high school in Milwaukee, Wisconsin has created quite a name for itself when it comes to high school sports. Since 1907, they’ve won more than 700 games, 40 conferences, and nine state titles. But the Hilltoppers soccer team is also worth noting.
In fact, they’ve won 24 state titles since 1973 alone, including ten consecutive wins between 1994-2003. The National Soccer Coaches Association of America named them 1st in the nation in 99’ and 03’. Several major athletes have emerged from Marquette University, including former Green Bay Packers player Dick Bilda, and Tampa Bay Buccaneer, Dare Ogunbowale.
James A. Garfield High School
The James A. Garfield High School in Seattle is host to the Garfield Bulldogs. The school has been around since the early 1930s and is known for its exceptional athletic programs. The boys’ basketball team has won 14 state championships, more than any other high school in the state’s history.
The girls’ basketball has won three of their own and was coached by Joyce Walker, the third woman to join the Harlem Globetrotters, for several years. Aside from basketball, Washington also has great football and swimming programs. Olympic gold medalist Debbie Armstrong, along with NBA players Deandre Coleman and Will Conroy, are a few of the notable former Bulldogs.
Woodrow Wilson High School
Woodrow Wilson, as controversial as the name may be in and around the Washington D.C. area, is known for having one of the best high school baseball teams in the state. By 2008, the Woodrow Wilson Tigers had won 16 DCIAA championships in a row. Eddie Saah coached the team successfully for 17 years when he retired at the end of that year.
The WW ultimate frisbee team is ranked #8th in the country. The varsity softball team has won several of its own DCIAA championships, including three consecutive titles between 2007 and 2009. Most of the notable alumni to graduate from this school in D.C. are politicians, as well as baseball player Emmanuel Burriss.
Parkersburg High School
You may have heard of Parkersburg High School if you follow along with the world of high school sports. In ESPN’s search for the U.S. Titletown, Parkersburg was featured on the station in 2008. Hailing from the state of West Virginia, Parkersburg is known as the “school of champions” in the area.
Their football team holds the 12th position for most wins of any school in the country, as well. There have been a number of famous names in sports to graduate from the school, including football hall of famer, Ed “Greasy” Neale, and New York Yankees outfielder, Nick Swisher, to name a few.
Sheridan High School
The Sheridan High varsity football team has earned 26 state titles – the most of any other high school in the state of Wyoming. However, most of the wins occurred between the 1920s and 1950s. But after they went for several years without any victories, they started to win again and earned the state championships in 2009, 2011, 2015, 2016, and 2017.
The “Broncs” of Sheridan play a wide variety of sports, which includes basketball, football, volleyball, cross country, golf, track and field, and tennis. Sheridan High is known for having impressive academic as well as athletic programs and was named for having one of the highest collective athlete GPAs in 2017; an average of 3.52.