Homer C. Floyd – Destined To Become a Difference Maker

Homer C. Floyd – Destined To Become a Difference Maker

Homer Floyd was destined to become a difference maker capable of drawing harmony out of discord.  “In some respects I was a community project,” Floyd recalled. “My mother was ill a lot. I Iived on the Hill, I lived on Tremont Street, I lived with the Toles family in a...
Jamir Thomas Receives Touchdown Club Hardnose Award

Jamir Thomas Receives Touchdown Club Hardnose Award

At the end of each season, the Touchdown Club honors one of the players with the “Bob Commings Memorial Hardnose Award.”  That player would have received the most votes from among weekly tallies taken by the club members.  Past players honored include John Mulbach...
Booster Club Report – Season Wrapup

Booster Club Report – Season Wrapup

The final Booster Club meeting of the year was held at the WHS library in front of a large supporting audience.  Head Coach Nate Moore and several players were in attendance and received a standing ovation for their effort this year in fashioning a 14-1 record and...
2018: Akron Hoban 42, Massillon 28

2018: Akron Hoban 42, Massillon 28

Massillon’s comeback attempt falls short in Division II state title game Nov 30, 2018 12:39 AM Independent staff report CANTON The deficit didn’t matter to Massillon. The only thing that did was that time remained on the clock. That is, until even that ran...
Jamir Thomas Heads Massillon All-State Selections

Jamir Thomas Heads Massillon All-State Selections

The Ohio Prep Sportswriters Association has released its Division II All-Ohio Team, with Jamir Thomas as the lone Massillon 1st Team selection off a team that will play on Thursday for the state championship.  Five other Tigers were also honored.  The Massillon...
Booster Club Report – Week 15

Booster Club Report – Week 15

Scores from last week: Varsity defeated Cincinnati Winton Woods, 41-20 This week’s schedule: Thursday – Varsity vs. Akron Hoban (14-0) at Canton’s Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium, 7:30 pm (gates open at 6:00 pm) Massillon, now 14-0, set a new record for wins in...
State Finals – Bus and Ticket Information

State Finals – Bus and Ticket Information

The Booster Club has reserved two buses for Thursday’s state finals game vs. Akron Hoban.  The buses will leave Town Plaza at 4:30 pm.  Tickets are available at Keller’s Office Furniture or by calling Bill Brown at (330) 704-2548.  Cost is $20.00 (does not...
2018: Massillon 41, Cincinnati Winton Woods 20

2018: Massillon 41, Cincinnati Winton Woods 20

Massillon tops Winton Woods, heading to Division II title game Nov 23, 2018 10:54 PM GAHANNA Massillon faced an early deficit. It faced a second-half comeback. It faced injury to one of its best players. Now, the Tigers will face three-time state champion Archbishop...
Booster Club Report – Week 14

Booster Club Report – Week 14

Scores from last week: Varsity defeated Wadsworth, 41-19 This week’s schedule: Friday – Varsity vs. Cincinnati Winton Woods (12-1) at Gahanna Lincoln Stadium, 7:00 pm Massillon is 13-0 for the first time in their long history, owing to a convincing 41-19 playoff...
Bus Tickets to Gahanna Lincoln for State Semi-Finals

Bus Tickets to Gahanna Lincoln for State Semi-Finals

If you are interested in taking the bus to the game on Friday 11/23 vs. Cincinnati Winton Woods. Here are the details. Contact: Bill Brown (330.704.2548) or stop at Keller’s Office Furniture downtown to pick up tickets while supplies last. Cost: $25 per seat...