1947 Season

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1947 Varsity Football Team

Record: 6-4
Combined Statistics: Link

Head Coach: Bud Houghton (3rd year)
Record To-Date at Massillon: 21-6-3

Team Captains: Earl Johnson, Maurice Eberhart

All-Ohio: Julius Wittman (3rd)

AP State Poll:
1. Barberton (10-0)
2. Elyria (10-0)
3. Canton McKinley (8-1) – defeated Warren Harding; lost to Canton LIncoln
4. Cleveland Cathedral Latin
5. Columbus West (10-0)
6. Hamilton (9-1)
7. Warren Harding (9-1) – lost to Canton McKinley
8. Salem (10-0)
9. Upper Sandusky (10-0)
10. Toledo Libbey (9-1)

All-Time Record: 292-120-28
Series Record vs. Canton McKinley: 22-25-5

Noteworthy Items: (1) Down 12-0 at the half, Massillon roared back in the second half to defeat Steubenville 13-12. (2) Massillon lost to eventual state champ Barberton 26-12. Barberton was coached by Massillon grad Harry Strobel.

OpponentRecordH/AMass.Opp.W/LAttendanceMedia Links*Statistics Links
Revere, MAH76W12,320Game StoryGame Stats
Canton LincolnH137W14,071Game StoryGame Stats
Steubenville7-3A1312W10,000Game StoryGame Stats
Alliance7-4H206W14,445Game StoryGame Stats
MansfieldH270W19,713Game StorysGame Stats
Warren Harding9-1A1320L12,000Game StoryGame Stats
Cleveland Cathedral Latin8-1N1216L25,000Game StorysGame Stats
Barberton9-0H1226L19,985Game StoryGame Stats
Akron St. VincentH210W10,851Game StoryGame Stats
Canton McKinley9-1A014L24,000Game StoryGame Stats
TOTAL138107162,385Season Stats

The Cleveland Cathedral Latin game was played at Cleveland Municipal Stadium