George Slusser – War Hero, Wall of Champions

George Slusser – War Hero, Wall of Champions

Written by James C. DeLong.  Photos from Massillon Tiger Football Museum collection. The last of the great passers developed at Washington High School during Paul E. Brown’s coaching career here from 1932 through 1940 was George Slusser, who was also a fine runner. As...
Mike Leach to Speak at Spring Kickoff Event

Mike Leach to Speak at Spring Kickoff Event

Likened to an annual rite of passage, several hundred Tiger fans gather each spring to revel in another upcoming Massillon football season and eagerly take in the words of the head coach as he offers his prognosis for future success.  The event this year will be held...
2019 Scrimmage Schedule Released

2019 Scrimmage Schedule Released

Massillon, the 2018 Division 2 state runner-up, will play the same scrimmage foes this year as they did last year, only the sites have been reversed.  The teams are Avon, Berea Midpark and Lakewood St. Edward. Friday, August 9, 7:30 pm – at Avon.  Last year the...
2019 Massillon Football Schedule Finalized

2019 Massillon Football Schedule Finalized

According to a recent article published in the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Massillon will play Gateway High School from Monroeville, Pennsylvania, in Week No. 7.  Gateway joins league rival Penn-Trafford on the Tiger schedule, with both games slated for Paul Brown...
Tommy James – A Champion at Every Level

Tommy James – A Champion at Every Level

Tommy James fashioned one of the most stellar careers of any Tiger player in Massillon’s long history.   As a Wall of Champions honoree, he was indeed worthy of the recognition, for he played on championship teams at all three levels of football: high school, college...
2018 Massillon Tiger Football Banquet – Award Winners

2018 Massillon Tiger Football Banquet – Award Winners

The following is a list of the awards given out at the 2018 Massillon Tiger Football Banquet. 2018 Massillon Tiger Football Award Winner: Team MVP: Jamir Thomas 2018 Massillon Tiger Football Award Winner: Special Teams Player of the Year: Seth Jefferson 2018 Massillon...
Tiger Stadium Celebrates 80 Years

Tiger Stadium Celebrates 80 Years

In 2019 Paul Brown Tiger Stadium will celebrate its 80-year anniversary.  Constructed in 1938-39 during the coaching tenure of the great Paul Brown, it has hosted hundreds of high school football games in front of over 3 million fans.  It has also been used for state...
Website Passes the Million Page View Milestone

Website Passes the Million Page View Milestone

The Massillontigers.com website continues to grow in size and attract football fans from around the country.  In fact, its popularity has swelled so much that the page view count, i.e., the total number of pages that are opened by viewers over a specified period of...
Dennis Franklin – A Leader On the Field

Dennis Franklin – A Leader On the Field

Dennis Franklin is remembered by Massillon fans as the starting quarterback for Tigers when they won their last state championship.  In Michigan he is remembered for being the starting quarterback that led the Wolverines to three straight Big Ten titles.  During those...
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...