Mike Byus steps down after five seasons at Parkersburg

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Mike Byus has stepped down after five seasons as the head coach at Parkersburg High School. He made the announcement at the team’s postseason banquet Sunday evening, according to the website, phsbigredsfootball.com.

Byus compiled a 29-23 record with four playoff appearances in five seasons leading the Big Reds. PHS advanced to the playoffs in each of his first four seasons from 2017-2020. In 2018, Parkersburg went 8-4 and advanced to the Class AAA quarterfinal round before falling to eventual state champion Martinsburg.

Byus is a Scott High School and WVU-Tech alumnus. He collected 138 wins as a head coach, which included stints at schools in North Carolina.


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