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...
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...