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1946 Season

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1946 Varsity Football Team

Record: 6-2-2
Combined Statistics: Link

Head Coach: Bud Houghton (2nd year)
Record To-Date at Massillon: 15-2-3

Team Captains: Merle Darrah

All-Ohio: Tony Ulevito (2nd), Jim Young (2nd), Gene Zorger (3rd)

State Champion by Popular Acclaim: Cleveland Cathedral Latin

All-Time Record: 286-118-28
Series Record vs. Canton McKinley: 22-24-5

Noteworthy Items: (1) Bud Houghton returns from the war to resume his head coaching duties. (2) Massillon lost 14-7 to state champ Cathedral Latin. (3) The Mansfield game ended with the Tigers on the 3 yard line; but they couldn’t break the tie. (4) Toledo Waite handed Massillon its biggest loss since 1931, 40-6.

OpponentRecordH/AMass.Opp.W/LAttendanceMedia Links*
Cleveland Cathedral LatinH714L18,572Game Story and Stats
Canton LincolnA290W24,000Game Story and Stats
Steubenville3-4-3H136W21,000Game Story and Stats
Alliance7-3A190W12,000Game Story and Stats
MansfieldA1212T10,000Game Story and Stats
Warren Harding2-5-2H196W10,895Game Story and Stats
Dayton ChaminadeH3512W14,300Game Story and Stats
Toledo WaiteH640L16,434Game Story and Stats
Youngstown EastA207W5,000Game Story and Stats
Canton McKinley8-1-2H66T22,000Game Story and Stats
TOTAL166103154,201