1956 Season

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Record: 8-2
Combined Statistics: Link

Head Coach: Lee Tressel (1st year)
Record To-Date at Massillon: 8-2

Team Captains: Richard Whitfield, Mike Hershberger

All-Ohio: Mike Hershberger (1st), Jim Mercer (2nd)

AP State Poll:
1. Canton McKinley
3. Mansfield
6. Cleveland Benedictine
8. Massillon

All-Time Record: 374-127-29
Series Record vs. Canton McKinley: 29-27-5

Noteworthy Items:

Coach Lee Tressel won his 39th consecutive game with a 27-18 victory over Cleveland Benedictine.

OpponentH/AMass.Opp.W/LAttendanceMedia Links*
Toledo Central CatholicH350W10,136Game Story and Stats
Canton LincolnH2613W12,485
AllianceA130W7,819
Cincinnati ElderH2712W9,754
Cleveland BenedictineH2718W12,576
MansfieldA614L13,000
Warren HardingA266W10,000
BarbertonH356W9,942
Akron GarfieldH350W9,332
Canton McKinleyH734L21,945
TOTAL237103116,989