Football Booster Club Kicks off 2019 Season with Spring Event

Football Booster Club Kicks off 2019 Season with Spring Event

The 2019 Massillon football season was officially launched off on Friday at the Massillon Eagles with the annual Spring Kickoff Event in front of a capacity crowd of Tiger faithful.  Following social time and a steak dinner, head Coach Nate Moore spoke at length about...
2019 Lift-a-thon Photos and Results

2019 Lift-a-thon Photos and Results

  It was first class all the way.  From the superb organization to the matching T-shirts to the very striking “Massillon” embossed weight equipment to the enthusiasm generated by both the lifters and the crowd, which counted a good number of parents and boosters...
Bob Vogel – Wall of Champions

Bob Vogel – Wall of Champions

The Marine Corps has a motto: If you are going to do something, do it the best you can.  No one epitomized that motto better than Bob Vogel, who played for the Tigers in 1958 and went on to star for Ohio State and the Baltimore Colts.  While always considered at the...
OHSAA Proposes Changes to Competitive Balance – Revised

OHSAA Proposes Changes to Competitive Balance – Revised

Revised March 26, 2019 Traditionally, high school football teams were assigned to specific divisions based on the overall school enrollment.  That is, the largest schools were classified as Division 1, the next largest as Division 2 and so on, with the schools...
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...