1981 Season

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1981 Varsity Football Team

Overall Record: 7-3
Regular Season Record:
Combined Statistics:

Head Coach: Mike Currence (6th Year)
Record To-Date at Massillon: 52-10-2

Team Captains: Rick Spielman, Tim Manion, George Nikitenko, George Rocnick

All-Ohio: Rick Heather (1st), George Nikitenko (2nd)

Playoff Assignment/Computer Ranking: Division I, Region 3, 7th
Tournament Results: Did not qualify

All-Time Record: 583-168-36
Series Record vs. Canton McKinley: 48-34-5

Noteworthy Items: A missed tackle at midfield at the end of the first half resulted in McKinley’s only TD of the game in a 9-6 loss. The Bulldogs would eventually defeat Cincinnati Moeller 13-0 to claim their first playoff title.

OpponentRecordH/AMass.Opp.W/LAttendanceMedia Links*Statistics Links
Massillon Perry4-5-1H330W15,653Game StoryGame Stats
Akron Buchtel0-8-1H420W10,268Game StoryGame Stats
Cincinnati Moeller12-1N624L23,950Game StoryGame Stats
Akron Garfield5-4H130W10,129Game StoryGame Stats
Warren Harding5-4-1H147W10,223Game StoryGame Stats
Barberton6-3N2426L15,000Game StoryGame Stats
Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary12-1H97W12,061Game StoryGame Stats
Niles3-5-2H2512W8,919Game StoryGame Stats
Mansfield5-5H409W7,863Game StoryGame Stats
Canton McKinley13-0A69L22,828Game StoryGame Stats
TOTAL68-36-521294136,894Season Stats

The Cincinnati Moeller and Barberton games were played at the Akron Rubber Bowl