1955 Season

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1955 Varsity Football Team

Record: 8-1-1
Combined Statistics: Link

Head Coach: Tom Harp (2nd year)
Record To-Date at Massillon: 17-2-1

Team Captains: Tom Spicer, Dave Canary

All-Ohio: Jim Houston (1st), Dave Canary (2nd), Don Duke (2nd)

AP State Poll:
1. Canton McKinley (10-0) – defeated Massillon
2. Massillon (8-1-1) – tied Mansfield; lost to Canton McKinley
3. East Liverpool (10-0)
4. Fremont Ross (10-0)
5. Columbus East (9-0)
6. Toledo DeVilbiss (9-0)
7. Mansfield (8-1-1) – tied Massilllon
8. Youngstown East (9-0)
9. Upper Sandusky (9-0)
10. Jackson (8-1)

All-Time Record: 366-125-29
Series Record vs. Canton McKinley: 29-26-5

Noteworthy Items: Massillon’s Don Duke scored from the 2 yardline with two seconds remaining in the game to salvage a tie with Mansfield. The final drive was set up by a Bill Hightower interception at midfield with 1:38 left on the clock.

OpponentRecordH/AMass.Opp.W/LAttendanceMedia Links*Statistics Links
Youngstown NorthH310W10,623Game StoryGame Stats
Canton LincolnH457W9,150Game StoryGame Stats
Alliance5-4-1H226W13,255Game StoryGame Stats
Cincinnati Elder4-4-2A267W8,000Game StoryGame Stats
Toledo WaiteH3213W9,734Game StoryGame Stats
Mansfield8-1-1H1212T13,271Game StoryGame Stats
Warren Harding4-6H347W11,137Game StoryGame Stats
Barberton4-3-2N2614W8,335Game StoryGame Stats
Akron GarfieldH2720W9,793Game StoryGame Stats
Canton McKinley10-0A713L21,000Game StoryGame Stats
TOTAL26299114,298Season Stats

The Barberton game was played at the Akron Rubber Bowl