All-American Conference

The All-American Conference was billed a the best league of high school football teams in Ohio.  Formed in 1963, it comprised six teams that all boasted of long histories of gridiron success.  The league also had considerable influence on the Associated Press...
The Buddy LaRosa Football Classic

The Buddy LaRosa Football Classic

It began as a modest 30 x 30 square foot neighborhood eatery and grew in size to over 50 locations throughout the Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky areas.  Today, LaRosa’s Restaurants employ some 2,000 full and part-time workers and are one of the most popular venues...

Series – Playoff Games

YearCoachDiv.Reg.RankOpponentMass.Opp.W/LGame Bracket 1972Bob Commings131Cincinnati Princeton1417LState Semifinals 1979Mike Currence131Parma Padua012LState Semifinals 1980Mike Currence132Canton McKinley146WRegional Finals 1980Mike Currence132Willoughby South216WState...

Series – All Games

OpponentTypeConf.*GamesLast PlayedWonLossTiedMass.Opp. AkronPublicX41910031082 Akron BuchtelPublicACS1320121120425208 Akron CentralPublicX12195084021580 Akron Central HowerPublicX419853109036 Akron EastPublicACS14197184229268 Akron ElletPublicACS11991100286 Akron...
’72 Game Against Upper Arlington Was a Classic

’72 Game Against Upper Arlington Was a Classic

Throughout Massillon’s storied football history numerous games have been played that significantly impacted the season, whether it be a league championship, the final A.P. Poll, a trip to the playoffs or determination of the state champion.  But few were as big as the...
Massillon’s Tigers Make the Playoffs – 2008

Massillon’s Tigers Make the Playoffs – 2008

Story by Gary Vogt In what is one of the most unlikely chain of events, the Massillon Tigers qualified for the playoffs in 2008.  After week nine there were four teams vying for the eighth and final spot in Division One, Region Two.  Massillon finished in eighth...