1989 Season

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1989 Varsity Football Team

Overall Record: 10-3
Regular Season Record:
Combined Statistics:

Head Coach: Lee Owens (2nd Year)
Record To-Date at Massillon: 17-6

Team Captains: Tom Menches, Lee Hurst, Joe Pierce, Lamont Dixon, Ryan Sparkman

All-Ohio: Ramier Martin (1st), Ray Kovacssis (SM), Lee Hurst (SM)

Playoff Assignment/Computer Ranking: Division I, Region 3, 1st
Tournament Results: Lost in state semifinals

All-Time Record: 647-190-36
Series Record vs. Canton McKinley: 52-38-5

Noteworthy Items: (1) Six of the eight Tiger wins came against teams with winning records. The two losses were to Cincinnati Moeller (8-2) and Cleveland St. Joseph (7-2). Massillon defeated Austintown Fitch 23-13.  Fitch was ranked 4th in the state sportswriters’ poll at the time.  (3) The Tigers returned to the playoffs after a 7-year absence, winning the region, but losing the St. Ignatius in the state semifinals.

Opponent H/AMass.Opp.W/LAttendanceMedia Links*Statistics LInks
Canton GlenOak7-3H166W16,359Game StoryGame Stats
Youngstown East3-7H240W10,458Game StoryGame Stats
Middletown9-3A177W8,000Game StoryGame Stats
Cincinnati Moeller11-3H741L16,764Game StoryGame Stats
Austintown Fitch8-2H2313W9,886Game StoryGame Stats
Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary5-4H2821W o.t.10,822Game StoryGame Stats
North Central, Indianapolis, IN6-3H3714W9,179Game StoryGame Stats
Warren Harding3-5H542W9,125Game StoryGame Stats
Cleveland St. Joseph11-2H714L9,000Game StoryGame Stats
Canton McKinley7-3A247W22,000Game StoryGame Stats
Walsh Jesuit8-2H4224W12,500Game StoryGame Stats
Akron Garfield9-2N437W13,607Game StoryGame Stats
Cleveland St. Ignatius13-0N2142L18,206Game StoryGame Stats
TOTAL100-39343198165,906Season Stats

The Akron Garfield game was played at the Akron Rubber Bowl
The Cleveland St. Ignatius game was played at the Akron Rubber Bowl