It’s full pads and hitting this week as the Massillon Tigers continue their preparation for their 2022 season. In just two weeks time the Tigers will host Cincinnati Moeller in a high-powered opener. But first they need to manage a couple of scrimmages, with both slated for the friendly confines of Paul Brown Tiger Stadium. On Saturday at 11:30 am, Massillon will entertain Avon in a match that has become a tradition over the past few years. Both teams have aspirations of winning their respective playoff regions and moving onto the state semifinals. The following Friday at 7:00 pm Akron Buchtel will pay a house call as the Griffins they strive to regain the top spot in the Akron City Series. Meanwhile, please enjoy the photos of Thursday’s practice.