Philadelphia High School Football
Results of Thanksgiving Rivalries

(Through 2015)

(Games Involving Public, Catholic and Inter-Ac Teams)

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PUBLIC LEAGUE
BARTRAM
vs. Overbrook 1939-43 2-2-1
vs. St. Thomas More 1947-52 6-0-0
vs. West Catholic 1953-69 2-15-0
vs. Bok 1970 0-1-0
vs. West Catholic 1997-98 2-0-0
vs. Chester 2000-01 1-1-0
vs. University City 2002-04 3-0-0
vs. Penn Wood 2007 0-1-0
vs. Delaware Valley 2008-13 3-3-0
  Totals 19-23-1
     
BOK
vs. Franklin 1950-1955 5-1-0
vs. Bartram 1970 1-0-0
  Totals 6-1-0
     
BOYS' LATIN
vs. Imhotep 2009-12 0-4-0
vs. Olney 2014-15 2-0-0
  Totals 2-4-0
     
CENTRAL
vs. Germantown 1939 0-1-0
vs. Northeast *NA 52-57-10
  Totals *NA
  *Series started in 1896 (forfeit win for NE); no game in 1918 (NE did not field a team)
  *Games often played on Saturday prior to TG into late 1930s
COMMUNICATIONS TECH
vs. Furness 2008-10 0-3-0
vs. Olney 2011-12 *2-0-0
  Totals 2-3-0
  *Includes forfeit win in 2012 (low numbers)
     
DELAWARE VALLEY
vs. Bartram 2008-13 3-3-0
     
DOBBINS
vs. Mastbaum 1948-57 9-1-0
vs. Edison 1958-63 5-0-1
vs. Mastbaum 1965-72 5-1-2
vs. Mastbaum 1976-92 11-6-0
vs. Mastbaum 1994-95 0-2-0
vs. Mastbaum 2000 1-0-0
vs. Franklin 2001-15 7-8-0
  Totals 38-18-3
     
EDISON
vs. Dobbins 1958-63 0-5-1
vs. Olney 1983-84 0-2-0
vs. Gratz 1991-02 3-8-1
vs. Imhotep 2007-08 0-2-0
  Totals 3-17-2
     
FELS
vs. Olney 2006-09 0-4-0
vs. Frankford 2010-13 0-4-0
  Totals 0-8-0
     
FitzSIMONS
vs. Gratz 2009-10 0-2-0
     
FRANKFORD
vs. North Catholic 1930-09 34-42-4
vs. Fels 2010-13 4-0-0
vs. Prep Charter 2014-15 1-1-0
  Totals 39-43-4
     
FRANKLIN
vs. St. Thomas More 1939-44 2-2-2
vs. Bridgeton 1945 0-1-0
vs. Bok 1950-55 1-5-0
vs. Chester 1959 0-1-0
vs. University City 1997-00 3-1-0
vs. Dobbins 2001-15 8-7-0
  Totals 14-17-2
     
FREIRE
vs. Imhotep 2005 0-1-0
     
FURNESS
vs. Communications Tech 2008-10 3-0-0
vs. Prep Charter 2011-13 1-2-0
  Totals 4-2-0
     
FUTURE
vs. Mastbaum 2013-15 1-2-0
     
GERMANTOWN
vs. Norristown 1928-38 3-5-3
vs. Central 1939 1-0-0
vs. Norristown 1940-44 4-0-1
vs. La Salle 1945-47 1-2-0
vs. La Salle 1953-57 0-5-0
vs. Roxborough 1958-70 5-8-0
vs. Gratz 1971-75 2-3-0
vs. King 1976-12 24-11-2
  Totals 50-34-6
     
GRATZ
vs. North Catholic 1929 0-1-0
vs. Overbrook 1932 1-0-0
vs. La Salle 1933-34 2-0-0
vs. Olney 1935-51 6-11-0
vs. Mastbaum 1963 0-1-0
vs. West Phila. 1967-70 1-2-1
vs. Germantown 1971-75 3-2-0
vs. Olney 1977-78 0-2-0
vs. Edison 1991-02 8-3-1
vs. Chester 2005-08 0-4-0
vs. FitzSimons 2009-10 2-0-0
vs. Mastery North 2011-14 1-3-0
  Totals 24-29-2
     
IMHOTEP
vs. Freire

2005

1-0-0
vs. Edison

2007-08

2-0-0
vs. Boys' Latin

2009-12

4-0-0
vs. King

2013-14

1-1-0
  Totals 8-1-0
     
KING
vs. Overbrook

1975

1-0-0
vs. Germantown 1976-12 11-24-2
vs. Imhotep 2013-14 1-1-0
  Totals 13-25-2
     
LINCOLN
vs. Olney 1952-69 11-6-1
vs. Washington 1970-74 3-1-1
vs. Judge 1975-14 3-37-1
  Totals 17-44-3
     
MASTBAUM
vs. Bridgeton

1946

0-1-0
vs. Dobbins 1948-57 1-9-0
vs. Gratz

1963

1-0-0
vs. Dobbins 1965-72 1-5-2
vs. Judge 1973-74 2-0-0
vs. Olney

1975

0-1-0
vs. Dobbins

1976-92

6-11-0
vs. Dobbins 1994-95 2-0-0
vs. Dobbins 2000 0-1-0
vs. U. City 2001, '05-12 6-3-0
vs. Future 2013-15 2-1-0
  Totals 21-32-2
     
MASTERY NORTH
vs. Gratz 2011-14 3-1-0
     
NORTHEAST
vs. Central NA 57-52-10
  Totals NA
  *Series started in 1896 (forfeit win for NE); no game in 1918 (NE did not field a team)
  *Games often played on Saturday prior to TG into late 1930s
OLNEY
vs. Wilmington

1932

0-0-1
vs. Gratz 1935-51 11-6-0
vs. Lincoln 1952-69 6-11-1
vs. Mastbaum

1975

1-0-0
vs. Gratz 1977-78 2-0-0
vs. Edison 1983-84 2-0-0
vs. Dougherty 1987-02 4-12-0
vs. Fels 2006-09 4-0-0
vs. Prep Charter 2010 0-1-0
vs. Comm Tech 2011-12 *0-3-0
vs. Boys' Latin 2014-15 0-2-0
  Totals 30-34-2
  *Includes forfeit loss in 2012 (low numbers)
     
OVERBROOK
vs. Norristown

1927

1-0-0
vs. Atlantic City 1928-30 0-3-0
vs. Gratz

1932

0-1-0
vs. St. Thomas More 1938

0-1-0

vs. Bartram 1939-43 2-2-1
vs. Bridgeton

1950

0-1-0
vs. St. Thomas More 1953-71

9-10-0

vs. St. Thomas More 1973 0-1-0
vs. King 1975 0-1-0
vs. Penn 1979 0-1-0
vs. West Phila. 1989-15 12-15-0
  Totals 24-36-1
     
PENN
vs. Overbrook

1979

1-0-0
vs. Penn Wood 2008-09 0-2-0
  Totals 1-2-0
     
PREP CHARTER
vs. Olney

2010

0-1-0
vs. Furness

2011-13

2-1-0
vs. Frankford

2014-15

1-1-0
  Totals 3-3-0
     
ROXBOROUGH
vs. St. John's 1930-55 13-9-4
vs. Bridgeport 1956-57 2-0-0
vs. Germantown 1958-70 8-5-0
vs. La Salle

1971

0-1-0
vs. Roman 1972-15 9-33-2
  Totals 32-48-6
     
SOUTHERN
vs. Norristown

1926

0-1-0
vs. Camden

1928

0-1-0
vs. Neumann/N-G 1934-15 20-56-3
  Totals 20-58-3
   (Neumann won by forfeit in '01; insufficient numbers)
   (2007 game canceled; agreement on site could not be reached)
   (2014 game canceled; N-G was involved in state playoffs)
     
UNIVERSITY CITY
vs. Franklin 1997-00 1-3-0
vs. Mastbaum 2001 0-1-0
vs. Bartram 2002-04 0-3-0
vs. Mastbaum 2005-12 3-5-0
  Totals 4-12-0
     
WASHINGTON
vs. Judge 1965-69 1-4-0
vs. Lincoln 1970-74 1-3-1
vs. Ryan 1975-15 9-29-1
  Totals 11-36-2
      (2008-09 games canceled)
     
WEST PHILADELPHIA
vs. West Catholic 1921-52 *12-16-4
vs. Chester

1960

0-1-0
vs. Gratz 1967-70 2-1-1
vs. Overbrook 1989-15 15-12-0
  Totals 29-30-5
   *1941 game was 0-0 tie for City Title
     
CATHOLIC LEAGUE
ARCHBISHOP CARROLL
vs. Malvern 1984-00 3-13-1
vs. Shanahan 2001-05 5-0-0
vs. Bonner 2007-09 1-2-0
  Totals 9-15-1
     
ARCHBISHOP RYAN
vs. Washington 1975-15 29-9-1
      (2008-09 games canceled)
     
ARCHBISHOP WOOD
vs. Bensalem 1971 0-1-0
vs. Harrisburg 1972 0-1-0
vs. Delhaas 1973 1-0-0
vs. Tennent 1993-02 3-7-0
  Totals 4-9-0
     
BISHOP KENRICK
vs. Kennedy 1971 1-0-0
vs. Kennedy 1974-75 2-0-0
vs. Ply.-Whitemarsh 1987-88 1-1-0
  Totals 4-1-0
     
BISHOP McDEVITT
vs. Kennedy-Kenrick 1994 *0-0-0
vs. La Salle 2007 0-1-0
  Totals 0-1-0
   *canceled in progress/power failure
     
CARDINAL DOUGHERTY
vs. Judge 1957-63 5-1-1
vs. Olney 1987-02 12-4-0
vs. Kennedy-Kenrick 2003-05 1-2-0
  Totals 18-7-1
     
CARDINAL O'HARA
vs. St. James

1968

0-1-0
vs. Marple-Newtown 1975-76 2-0-0
vs. Malvern

1978

0-1-0
vs. Malvern

2015

0-1-0
  Totals 2-3-0
     
CONWELL-EGAN
vs. Wilson 1963-64 1-1-0
vs. Brick Twp. 1968-69 0-2-0
vs. Wilson 1970-71 1-0-1
vs. West Catholic 1972 1-0-0
vs. Bensalem 1973-74 1-1-0
vs. Bensalem 1987 1-0-0
vs. Truman 1988-93 4-2-0
vs. Truman 2001-15 6-9-0
  Totals 15-15-1
     
FATHER JUDGE
vs. Bonner 1955 0-1-0
vs. Dougherty 1958-63 1-5-1
vs. Washington 1965-69 4-1-0
vs. Bonner 1970 1-0-0
vs. Harrisburg 1971 0-1-0
vs. Mastbaum 1973-74 0-2-0
vs. Lincoln 1975-15 37-3-1
  Totals 43-13-2
     
KENNEDY-KENRICK
vs. McDevitt

1994

*0-0-0
vs. Upper Merion

1998-00

0-3-0
vs. Methacton

2001

0-1-0
vs. Dougherty

2003-05

2-1-0
 

Totals

2-5-0
   *canceled in progress/power failure
LA SALLE
vs. Villanova Prep

1920

1-0-0
vs. Burlington

1928

1-0-0
vs. Pa. Inst. Deaf 1929-30 0-2-0
vs. Gratz 1933-34 0-2-0
vs. Germantown 1945-47 2-1-0
vs. Bridgeton

1949

0-1-0
vs. Germantown

1953-57

5-0-0
vs. Bonner

1963

1-0-0
vs. Roxborough

1971

1-0-0
vs. SJ Prep *1976-05 19-10-0
vs. McDevitt 2007 1-0-0
  Totals 31-16-0
*'03/'06 games canceled    
  On Thanksgiving in 1919, the year before the CL was formed, La Salle beat West Catholic, 13-9
     
MONSIGNOR BONNER
vs. Judge 1955 1-0-0
vs. St. James 1956-57 0-2-0
vs. La Salle 1963 0-1-0
vs. Carroll (D.C.) 1968 0-1-0
vs. Judge 1970 0-1-0
vs. West Catholic 1971 0-1-0
vs. Malvern

1980

0-1-0
vs. Academy Park 1989-93 5-0-0
vs. Malvern 2004-06 0-3-0
vs. Carroll 2007-09 2-1-0
  Totals 8-11-0
     
NEUMANN-GORETTI (nee Neumann/S. Cath.)
vs. Southern 1934-15 56-20-3
  (Neumann won by forfeit in '01; insufficient numbers)
  (2007 game canceled; agreement on site could not be reached)
  (2014 game canceled; N-G was involved in state playoffs)
     
NORTH CATHOLIC
vs. Valley Forge 1928 0-1-0
vs. Gratz 1929 1-0-0
vs. Frankford 1930-09 42-34-4
  Totals 43-35-4
     
ROMAN CATHOLIC
vs. SJ Prep

1920-71

18-33-1
vs. Roxborough 1972-15 33-9-2
  Totals 51-42-3
(Win in 2015 was No. 500 in school history)
     
ST. JAMES
vs. Trenton Cath. 1946-47 1-1-0
vs. Bonner 1956-57 2-0-0
vs. Chester 1962-67 6-0-0
vs. O'Hara

1968

1-0-0
vs. Chester 1969-92 9-13-2
  Totals 19-14-2
     
ST. JOSEPH'S PREP
vs. Roman 1920-71 33-18-1
vs. La Salle *1976-05 10-19-0
vs. Malvern #2007-13 3-4-0
  Totals 46-41-1
*'03/'06 games canceled    
#'13 game played 1 week early due to state playoffs
     
ST. THOMAS MORE
vs. St. James 1937 0-1-0
vs. Overbrook 1938 1-0-0
vs. Franklin 1939-44 2-2-2
vs. Trenton Cath. 1945 0-1-0
vs. Egg Harbor 1946 1-0-0
vs. Bartram 1947-52 0-6-0
vs. Overbrook 1953-71 10-9-0
vs. Overbrook 1973 1-0-0
  Totals 15-19-2
     
WEST CATHOLIC
vs. West Phila. 1921-52 *16-12-4
vs. Bartram 1953-69 15-2-0
vs. Bonner 1971 1-0-0
vs. Egan 1972 0-1-0
vs. Bartram 1997-98 0-2-0
vs. Penn Wood 2000-06 6-1-0
  Totals 38-18-4
   *1941 game was 0-0 tie for City Title
   On Thanksgiving in 1919, the year before the CL was formed, West Catholic lost to La Salle, 13-9
INTER-AC LEAGUE
MALVERN
vs. O'Hara 1978 1-0-0
vs. Bonner 1980 1-0-0
vs. Carroll 1984-00 13-3-1
vs. Bonner 2004-06 3-0-0
vs. SJ Prep #2007-13 4-3-0
vs. O'Hara 2015 1-0-0
  Totals 23-6-1
     
#'13 game played 1 week early due to state playoffs