1958 Season

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1958 Varsity Football Team

Record: 8-1-1
Combined Statistics: Link

Head Coach: Leo Strang (1st year)
Record To-Date at Massillon: 8-1-1

Team Captains: Al “Duke” Pierce, Dave Dean

All-Ohio: Bob Vogel (1st), Hase McKey (1st), Bill Zorn (2nd)

AP State Poll:
1. Alliance (9-0-1) – tied Massillon
2. Marion Harding (9-0)
3. Springfield (9-1)
4. Massillon (9-1-1) – tied Alliance; lost to Warren Harding
5. Cleveland Cathedral Latin (8-0-1)
6. Elyria (8-1)
7. Fairmont (9-0)
8. Toledo DeVilbiss (8-2)
9. Youngstown East (9-1)
10. Toledo Libbey (8-1-1)

All-Time Record: 390-129-30
Series Record vs. Canton McKinley: 31-27-5

Noteworthy Items: (1) Massillon defeated defending state champion Cleveland Benedictine 19-0, halting their 18-game winning streak. (2) Massillon was shut out for the first time in 101 games as a result of their 6-0 loss to Warren. (3) The Tigers tied state champion Alliance 8-8.

OpponentRecordH/AMass.Opp.W/LAttendanceMedia Links*Statistics Links
Akron SouthH280W12,348Game StoryGame Stats
Canton LincolnH200W11,784Game StoryGame Stats
Alliance9-0-1A88T10,000Game StoryGame Stats
Steubenville7-3H197W12,825Game StoryGame Stats
Cleveland Benedictine2-6H190W13,949Game StoryGame Stats
MansfieldA208W12,000Game StoryGame Stats
Warren Harding7-2-1A06L10,500Game StoryGame Stats
Barberton3-6H320W9,519Game StoryGame Stats
Akron GarfieldH360W8,577Game StoryGame Stats
Canton McKinley5-5H3816W21,157Game StoryGame Stats
TOTAL22045122,659Season Stats