Pennsylvania All-Time Class A High School Football Champs

by Jeff Fisher

Bishop Guilfoyle High School footballBishop Guilfoyle captured its first-ever Pennsylvania state football championship Friday with a 19-18 win over Clairton in the Class A championship game.  Clairton was looking for its fifth overall title, which would have put the Bears one behind Southern Columbia, which has won the most Class A titles with six.

Check-out the all-time Class A state champs courtesy of EasternPAFootball.com.

Year Champion Runner-up Score
20142013 Bishop Guilfoyle (6)North Catholic (7) Clairton (7)Old Forge (2) 19-1815-14 OT
2012 Clairton (7) Dunmore (2) 20-0
2011 Clairton (7) Southern Columbia (4) 35-19
2010 Clairton (7) Riverside (2) 36-30
2009 Clairton (7) Bishop McCort (6) 15-3
2008 Steelton-Highspire (3) Clairton (7) 35-16
2007 Steelton-Highspire (3) Serra Catholic (7) 34-15
2006 Southern Columbia (4) West Middlesex (10) 56-14
2005 Southern Columbia (4) Duquesne (7) 50-19
2004 Southern Columbia (4) Rochester (7) 35-0
2003 Southern Columbia (4) Bishop Carroll (6) 49-20
2002 Southern Columbia (4) Rochester Area (7) 31-6
2001 Rochester (7) Southern Columbia (4) 16-0
2000 Rochester (7) Southern Columbia (4) 22-14
1999 South Side (7) Southern Columbia (4) 27-21
1998 Rochester (7) Southern Columbia (4) 18-0
1997 Sharpsville (10) Riverside (2) 10-7
1996 Farrell (7) Southern Columbia (4) 14-12
1995 Farrell (7) Southern Columbia (4) 6-0
1994 Southern Columbia (4) Western Beaver (7) 49-6
1993 Duquesne (7) South Williamsport (4) 24-21
1992 Scotland School (3) Smethport Area (9) 24-7
1991 Schuylkill Haven (11) Rochester Area (7) 28-18
1990 Marian Catholic (11) Farrell (7) 21-13
1989 Dunmore (2) Keystone (9) 57-18
1988 Camp Hill (3) Cambridge Springs (10) 18-7

 

About the Author

Jeff Fisher
Jeff is an award-winning journalist and expert in the field of high school sports, underscored with his appearance on CNBC in 2010 to talk about the big business of high school football in America. Jeff turned to his passion for high school football into an entrepreneurial venture called High School Football America, a digital media company focused on producing original high school sports content for radio, television and the internet. Jeff is co-founder and editor-in-chief of High School Football America, which is a media partner with USA TODAY High School Sports.