1977 Season

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1977 Varsity Football Team

Overall Record: 8-2
Regular Season Record:
Combined Statistics:

Head Coach: Mike Currence (2nd Year)
Record To-Date at Massillon: 16-4

Team Captains: Tim Daniels, John Letcavitz, Kurt Walterhouse, Marc Longshore

All-Ohio: Tim Daniels (3rd), Carl Dorsey (3rd), Brent Offenbecher (3rd)

All-American Conference Standings:
Massillon (4-1)
Canton McKinley (4-1)
Warren Harding (3-2)
Niles (2-3)
Alliance (2-3)
Steubenville (0-5)

Playoff Assignment/Computer Ranking: Division I, Region 3, 2nd
Tournament Results: Did not qualify

All-Time Record: 547-162-34
Series Record vs. Canton McKinley: 45-32-5

Noteworthy Items: Massillon, displaying much optimism prior to the season, dropped the opener 9-7 to a good Barberton team in the Akron Rubber Bowl. However, the Tigers got revenge against Gahanna Lincoln the following week, scoring late to take a 28-22 decision. (2) In spite of losing two games by a total of three points, Massillon upset unbeaten Canton McKinley 21-0 in the finale. The Bulldogs would later lose 14-3 to Cincinnati Moeller in the state finals.

Opponent H/AMass.Opp.W/LAttendanceMedia Links*Statistics Links
Barberton8-2N79L15,594Game StoryGame Stats
Gahanna LincolnH2822W9,238Game StoryGame Stats
Cleveland GlenvilleH316W9,021Game StoryGame Stats
Niles5-5H347W10,965Game StoryGame Stats
Cleveland Benedictine6-4H247W9,356Game StoryGame Stats
Steubenville2-8A4122W7,000Game StoryGame Stats
Columbus EastmoorH300W9,130Game StoryGame Stats
Warren Harding6-3-1H2122L10,662Game StoryGame Stats
Alliance7-3H440W10,339Game StoryGame Stats
Canton McKinley10-2A210W20,339Game StoryGame Stats
TOTAL28195111,644Season Stats

The Barberton game was played at the Akron Rubber Bowl