High school ice hockey in West Virginia
Ice hockey is a fairly new high school sport in the state of West Virginia. Eight high schools field teams, all but two (Vipers and Wild) are located in the northern portion of the state, which compete in the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Hockey League.
Morgantown High School and University High School combine during the regular season to form one team and during state championship. representing Morgantown high school,University high school,and all other schools in the Morgantown area.
Eastern Panhandle and Charleston recently created teams to allow their sections of the state have representation in West Virginia.
West Virginia has no organized league, and all five teams participate in Western Pennsylvania in the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Hockey League. Starting in 2005, a state championship began featuring all of the state's teams. In the first championship was held in 2005, Wheeling Park defeating Wheeling Central Catholic 2-1.
1995 - Wheeling Park adds Ice Hockey
2002 - Linsly adds Ice Hockey
2005 - First West Virginia State Championship is held - in overtime Wheeling Park beats Wheeling Central 2-1.
2010 - Second overtime championship game. Wheeling Central beats Wheeling Park 2-1 on a Joey Baker goal.Joseph Baker went on to play D1 club hockey at West Virginia University.
2011 - Wheeling Central wins 11-3 over John Marshall. The win avenges Centrals only loss of the season to win their third state championship. Chas McFarland named playoff MVP.
2012 - Wheeling Central wins their third straight state championship (2010-2012) 3-2 over John Marshall. Harry Lee named playoff MVP.
2013 - Linsly defeats Wheeling Park 8-5 to win Bob Otten Cup .
2014 - Linsly defeats Wheeling Park 8-2 to win second straight Bob Otten Cup .
2015 - Linsly defeats Wheeling Park 5-3 to win third straight Bob Otten Cup. 2016 - Wheeling Central's Derek Death scores a hat trick to help Wheeling Central win their first Bob Otten cup in 3 years 2016 - Vipers Hockey WV add Ice Hockey
2017 - Wheeling Central wins second straight Bob Otten cup as they mount a comeback of 4 goals and Brian Courts nets the overtime winner making the score 8-7
2018-Morgantown Mohawks defeats Martinsburg Vipers 9-6 for the midam West Virginia State Hockey Championship.
2018 - Wheeling Central defeats Wheeling Park 6-2 to win their third straight Bob Otten cup.
West Virginia teams
|The Linsly School||Wheeling||Cadets||Orange and Black||2002||ISHL||2013, 2014|
|Morgantown High School||Morgantown||Mohigans||Blue, Gold, White, and Red||PIHL|
|University High School||Morgantown||Hawks||Blue, Gold, White, and Red||PIHL|
|Wheeling Central Catholic High School||Wheeling||Maroon Knights||Maroon and White||PIHL||2007, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2016, 2017, 2018|
|Wheeling Park High School||Wheeling||Patriots||Red and Blue||1995||PIHL||2005, 2006, 2008, 2009|
|John Marshall High School||Glen Dale||Monarchs||Brown and Gold||PIHL|
|West Virginia Wild||Charleston||Wild||unknown||unknown||none|
|Vipers Hockey WV||Martinsburg||Vipers||Yellow and Blue||2016||none|