1997 Season

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1997 Varsity Football Team

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

Head Coach: Jack Rose (6th Year)
Record To-Date at Massillon: 48-17

Team Captains: Jared Stefanko, Rico Person

All-Ohio: Josh Krieder (1st), Christian Morgan (SM), Josh Hill (SM)

Playoff Assignment/Computer Ranking: Division I, Region 2, 12th
Tournament Results: Did not qualify

All-Time Record: 713-214-36
Series Record vs. Canton McKinley: 54-45-5

Noteworthy Items: (1) The Tigers led Cincinnati Moeller 24-7 in the fourth quarter, but ended up losing the road contest 28-24. Moeller finished the regular season 9-1 (losing to Altoona, PA), but lost to Canton McKinley in the state finals 31-16. (2) Massillon lost 27-14 to Canton McKinley, which captured the first of two consecutive state playoff titles.

OpponentRecordH/AMass.Opp.W/LAttendanceMedia Links*Statistics LInks
Cordoza, DCH726W11,000Game StoryGame Stats
Lima Senior8-3A725LGame StoryGame Stats
Akron Garfield6-4H2014W9,000Game StoryGame Stats
Mansfield Senior1-9H420WGame StoryGame Stats
Austintown Fitch2-8H346W7,862Game StoryGame Stats
Walsh Jesuit10-3H2714W11,023Game StoryGame Stats
Canton Central Catholic6-4H416W11,350Game StoryGame Stats
Cincinnati Moeller12-2A2428L5,074Game StoryGame Stats
Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary4-6H103W7,000Game StoryGame Stats
Canton McKinley14-0A1427L22,512Game StoryGame Stats
TOTALTOTAL291129Season Stats