1961 Season

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Record: 11-0
Combined Statistics: Link

Head Coach: Leo Strang (4th year)
Record To-Date at Massillon: 39-2-1

Team Captains: Ken Ivan, Charlie Brown

All-Ohio: Ken Ivan (1st), Charlie Brown (2nd), Larry Strobel (3rd)

AP State Poll:
1. Niles
2. Massillon (also 1st in UPI State Poll; National Champion)
4. Cincinnati Roger Bacon
8. Alliance

All-Time Record: 421-130-30
Series Record vs. Canton McKinley: 34-27-5

Noteworthy Items: (1) Niles captured the AP State Poll title, while Massillon was named first by UPI. Massillon also won the national title. (2) Cincinnati Roger Bacon suffered its first home loss in three years, 12-0 to the Tigers (3) The Tigers overcame a 20-6 halftime deficit against Parma to post a 21-20 victory in Cleveland Municipal Stadium.

OpponentH/AMass.Opp.W/LAttendanceMedia Links*
NewarkH506W10,307Game Story and Stats
Akron GarfieldH326W12,904
Cleveland BenedictineH206W10,602
Cincinnati Roger BaconA120W7,500
Warren HardingH360W16,542
Toledo LibbeyH560W8,267
Canton McKinleyA76W18,621