TIG: Cincinnati Bengals chosen for AFL expansion

TIG: Cincinnati Bengals chosen for AFL expansion

This begins a new series called TIG (Tigers Impacting the Game). TIG will focus historical contributions to the game of football by former Massillon Tigers and Massillonians. On this date May 24, 1967 in NFL History the AFL approved the Cincinnati Bengals franchise...
Football, Illinois Style

Football, Illinois Style

Ever wonder how other states conduct their high school football playoffs?  One worth looking at is Illinois.  There are no divisions in the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) system, yet they end up with eight state champions at the end of the day.  Here’s how...
Youth Football Camp

Youth Football Camp

FREE Youth camp open to students first through eighth grade Date: Saturday, May 20 Registration: 8:15 a.m.  –  Camp: 9 – 11 a.m. Location: Paul David Indoor Facility
FUNDRAISER: A Night At the Races

FUNDRAISER: A Night At the Races

The Massillon Tiger Football Booster Club in conjunction with St. George’s Serbian Men’s Club is excited to host “A Night at the Races Fundraiser” on May 20, 2017, at St. George’s Serbian Hall, located at 4667 Applegrove St. NW, North...
VIDEO: 2017 Massillon Tigers Spring Kick-Off

VIDEO: 2017 Massillon Tigers Spring Kick-Off

Spring Kickoff Hype Video created by Tony Martin (BigKat Films – TigerPaw Pictures) The Spring Kickoff was held on May 3rd at the K of C in Massillon. Guest Speaker Nick Saban, Head Coach of University of Alabama. Coach Saban provided a spendid speech and was...
MassillonTigers.com – Updated 2017

MassillonTigers.com – Updated 2017

The Massillon Tiger Football Booster Club is proud to unveil the new and updated MassillonTigers.com. We are working very hard to provide a website that is reflective of our support for the Massillon Tiger Football Program. This website is essentially a living...
Gareon Conley drafted by Oakland Raiders #24 Overall

Gareon Conley drafted by Oakland Raiders #24 Overall

Ex-Massillon Tiger and Ohio State Buckeye standout Gareon Conley was drafted on Thursday April 27th, 2017 by the Oakland Raiders. The Oakland Raiders used the 24th overall pick in the draft to select Conley making him the second highest drafted Ex-Massillon Tiger. Bob...
Massillon finds new QB coach in Troxler

Massillon finds new QB coach in Troxler

Chris Easterling Chris.Easterling@IndeOnline.com Updated: Wednesday, March 22, 2017 New Massillon assistant coach Jarrett Troxler has spent the last decade coaching in Georgia. (Augusta Chronicle photo)<br /><div id=”dfp-300×250″...
1937: Massillon 19,  Canton McKinley 6

1937: Massillon 19, Canton McKinley 6

TIGERS OVERPOWER BULLDOGS 19-6 TO CLAIM STATE TITLE STATE HONORS GO TO MASSILLON GRIDDERS THIRD STRAIGHT YEAR Orange and Black Surprises Canton Foe With New Offense Especially Prepared for a Slippery Gridiron; Wins by Decisive Margin By LUTHER EMERY The Washington...
1937: Massillon 28,  Barberton 0

1937: Massillon 28, Barberton 0

FOUR TIGERS NURSE INJURIES AS CANTON GAME APPROACHES WILL TAKE X-RAY OF BOB GLASS’ SHOULDER Old Injury Aggravated in 28-0 Defeat of Barberton; MacMichael, Doroslov and Slusser Have Bad Legs; Practice Behind Closed Gates By LUTHER EMERY Having emerged from their 28-0...
1937: Massillon 28,  Youngstown Chaney 6

1937: Massillon 28, Youngstown Chaney 6

TIGERS SHOW OLD POWER AND DEFEAT CHANEY HIGH 28-6 INJURED STARS PLAY FIRST QUARTER ONLY Massillon Scores Twice in Opening Period, Then Benches Snavely and Anderson for Rest of Game; Passes Help Chaney Score By LUTHER EMERY Flashing their old form with two of their...
1937: Massillon 0,  New Castle, PA 7

1937: Massillon 0, New Castle, PA 7

NEW CASTLE ENDS TIGER UNDEFEATED STREAK AT 26 FORWARD PASS GIVES VISITORS 7-0 VICTORY Massillon Eleven Out Charged and Out Smarted by Pennsylvania’s Red Hurricane; 10,000 Attend Feature Contest By LUTHER EMERY A Red Hurricane from Pennsylvania struck Massillon field...
1937: Massillon 13,  Steubenville 0

1937: Massillon 13, Steubenville 0

TIGERS DEFEAT STEUBENVILLE 13-0 ON MUDDY GRIDIRON GLASS AND SNAVELY REGISTER TOUCHDOWNS Massillon Points Scored in First and Last Periods; Stout Defense Holds Big Red to Net Gain of One Yard By LUTHER EMERY Out of the murk, the Washington high Tigers came, Friday...
1937: Massillon 39,  Alliance 6

1937: Massillon 39, Alliance 6

TIGER PASSES BEAT ALLIANCE IN SECOND HALF 39-6 LOCALS RALLY AFTER TRAILING FIRST HALF Passes Overcome Unorthodox Alliance Defense After Tigers Are Behind at End of Half for First Time in Three Seasons By LUTHER EMERY The Washington high Tigers took the lead in the...
1937: Massillon 39,  Cedar Rapids, IA 0

1937: Massillon 39, Cedar Rapids, IA 0

TIGERS CRUSH CEDAR RAPIDS THUNDERBOLTS 39-0 GLASS ROMPS BEHIND FINE INTERFERENCE Carries Ball Most of Time To Score Five Touchdowns; Massillon Ready To Cast Vote for Albert Eddy for All-Iowa Honors By LUTHER EMERY The rumble of the Cedar Rapids Thunderbolts was lost...
1937: Massillon 23,  Warren Harding 6

1937: Massillon 23, Warren Harding 6

TIGERS COME FROM BEHIND TO DEFEAT WARREN HIGH 23-6 RECORD CROWD CHEERS MASSILLON COMEBACK Power Plays Wipe Out Warren Touchdown After Tigers Trail for First Time in Three Years; 10,000 Fans See Game By LUTHER EMERY The Tigers have what it takes! They picked themselves...
1937: Massillon 6,  Mansfield 6

1937: Massillon 6, Mansfield 6

MANSFIELD ENDS STRING AT 21 GAMES VISITORS NEARLY WIN GAME IN LAST SECONDS Tigers Encounter Unexpected Opposition and Are Fortunate to Escape With 6-6 Tie; Undefeated in 22 Games By LUTHER EMERY The first shock over, Coach Paul Brown and his Tigers settled down today...
1937: Massillon 33,  Horace Mann, Ind. 13

1937: Massillon 33, Horace Mann, Ind. 13

10,000 FANS SEE TIGERS DEFEAT GARY GLASS AND SNAVELY SPARKLE IN OPENER Co-captains Lead Offensive and Defensive Efforts; Gary’s 13 Points Highest Made Against Massillon Team Since 1934 By LUTHER EMERY Massillon’s football supremacy extended into Indiana today as...
1936: Massillon 21,  Canton McKinley 0

1936: Massillon 21, Canton McKinley 0

TIGERS BEAT BULLDOGS FOR OHIO SCHOLASTIC TITLE Stands Well Filled At Noon For Scholastic Grid Classic CANTON REPOSITORY AND THE CANTON DAILY NEWS CANTON, OHIO, SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 1936 “How Many Of Those Massillon Boys Will Be Back Next Year?” Asks Coach Reed After...
1936: Massillon 35,  Barberton 7

1936: Massillon 35, Barberton 7

INJURY PUTS CHARLEY ANDERSON IN HOSPITAL Tiger End Hurts Foot With Important Game With Canton Less Than Week Away; Barberton Beaten 35-7 By LUTHER EMERY The Washington high Tigers today began preparations for their state championship battle with Canton McKinley...
1936: Massillon 52,  Columbus East 0

1936: Massillon 52, Columbus East 0

MIKE BYELENE STARS AS TIGERS WIN 8 IN ROW Massillon Quarterback Scores Four Touchdowns, Two on Long runs, As Columbus East Is Swamped 52-0 By LUTHER EMERY Silent Mike Byelene, who lets a pleasant grin do his talking for him, came into his own Saturday afternoon as the...
1936: Massillon 46,  Akron North 0

1936: Massillon 46, Akron North 0

TIGER PASSES TROUNCE AKRON VIKINGS 46 TO 0 Mike Byelene and Dick Shrake Pitch Massillon Eleven to Seventh Victory of Season and 17th Straight Grid Triumph By LUTHER EMERY As football players perhaps the Washington high eleven would make a good baseball team. With Bob...
1936: Massillon 51,  Alliance 0

1936: Massillon 51, Alliance 0

11,000 SEE TIGERS BEAT ALLIANCE 51-0 Largest Throng Ever To Witness Game at Mt. Union Field Surprised at Power of Massillon Team By LUTHER EMERY The Alliance Aviators went air raiding last night but their bombs were tossed back into their faces by the Washington high...