All-American Conference

The All-American Conference was billed a the best league of high school football teams in Ohio.  Formed in 1963, it comprised six teams that all boasted of long histories of gridiron success.  The league also had considerable influence on the Associated Press sportswriters that determined which was the best team in the state until the advent of the playoffs.  The members consisted of Massillon, Canton McKinley, Warren Harding, Niles, Steubenville and Alliance.  During its 17-year span it produced the following results:

1963 – Niles – state champion; Massillon – 2nd place
1964 – Massillon – state champion; Canton McKinley – 2nd place
1965 – Massillon – state champion; Warren Harding – 5th place; Steubenville – 8th place
1966 – Niles – 2nd place; Steubenville – 4th place
1967 – Massillon – 2nd place; Steubenville – 4th place
1968 – Canton McKinley – 3rd place; Niles – 7th place; Steubenville – 8th placed
1969 – Canton McKinley – 4th place
1970 – Massillon – state champion; Canton McKinley – 3rd place
1971 – Warren Harding – state champion; Massillon 6th place
1972 – Massillon – A.P. 1st place; playoff 3rd place
1974 – Warren Harding – playoff state champion
1977 – Canton McKinley – playoff state runner-up
1979 – Massillon – playoff 3rd place

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YearPl.TeamWLTOff.Def. WLTState Ranking
1963
19631Massillon2004414910A.P. - 2nd
19632Niles101360900A.P. - 1st
19633Canton010622640
19634Harding020658640
1964
19641Massillon30046221000A.P. - 1st
19642tMcKinley1104828910A.P. - 2nd
19642tNiles1103414820
19644Warren031872630
1965
19651Massillon30056341000A.P. - 1st
19652Warren1113538811A.P. - 5th
19653Niles0122236621
19654McKinley0202227730
1966
19661Niles30064181000A.P. - 2nd
19662Steubenville2104318910A.P. - 4th
19663Warren2206077640
19664tMcKinley1305389640
19664tMassillon1314662450
1967
19671Massillon4008237910A.P. - 2nd
19672Steubenville2107653910A.P. - 4th
19673McKinley2208161640
19674Niles1203445730
19675Warren04030108370
1968
19681tMcKinley41010430910A.P. - 3rd
19681tWarren41010840820A.P. - 10th
19683Massillon3208675730
19684Niles2204830730
19685Alliance030697460
19686Steubenville04020100550
1969
19691McKinley4109147910A.P. - 4th
19692Steubenville2113745721A.P. - 8th
19693tNiles2206249820A.P. - 7th
19693tMassillon2216661721
19695Warren2306381550
19696Alliance0311449350
1970
19701Massillon500148151000A.P. - 1st
19702McKinley3115749811A.P. - 3rd
19703Niles3114835721
19704tWarren1403182550
19704tSteubenville1405383640
19704tAlliance14038112370
1971
19711Warren500126251000A.P. - 1st
19712Niles3114839721
19713Massillon32010427820A.P. - 6th
19714McKinley2217676721
19715Alliance14033103550
19716Steubenville05012127460
1972
19721Massillon50081171010Reg. - 1st / P.O. - 3rd
19722McKinley41010450820Reg. - 4th
19723Niles3209165820
19724Steubenville2305175730
19725Warren1405059550
19726Alliance05057157370
1973
19731tMassillon41115146810Reg. - 2nd
19731tHarding41013990640Reg. - 8th
19731tMcKinley41016727820Reg. - 5th
19734Niles2305485550
19735Alliance14056196370
19736Steubenville05032169370
1974
19741tMcKinley41015532910Reg. - 2nd
19741tWarren410153571110Reg. - 1st / P.O. - 1st
19743tNiles32010897730
19743tMassillon32011891640
19745Steubenville14069126640
19746Alliance05053242190
1975
19751McKinley50012054910Reg. - 2nd
19752tMassillon3217527630Reg. - 8th
19752tWarren3207435820Reg. - 3rd
19754Niles2309346730Reg. - 8th
19755tSteubenville14027139550
19755tAlliance14125111360
1976
19761Massillon5006626820Reg. - 3rd
19762tNiles3113828721
19762tSteubenville3114732721
19764tMcKinley1402324460
19764tWarren1403647550
19764tAlliance1403376550
1977
19771tMassillon41016151820Reg. - 2nd
19771tMcKinley410114461020Reg. - 1st / P.O. - 2nd
19773Warren3217276630Reg. - 5th
19774tNiles23037101550
19774tAlliance2304689730
19776Steubenville05034101280
1978
19781Massillon40111126901
19782McKinley4107020720
19783Warren3119031721
19784tSteubenville14132103270
19784tNiles1402758370
19784tAlliance1404568370
1979
19791Massillon400121121010Reg. - 1st / P.O. - 3rd
19792McKinley3115349721
19793Warren3206543550
19794Steubenville2205260730
19795Niles14028106460
19796Alliance04156106271
TOTAL
TOTAL1Massillon581251,5626431392821st (3)
TOTAL2McKinley462431,344731129393
TOTAL3Niles333268728521154941st (1)
TOTAL4Warren373741,1461,0191105821st (2)
TOTAL5Steubenville174435851,23179582
TOTAL6Alliance84734621,40642741
NON-CONF.Total League10415110.785