Program Overview

Massillon Washington High School

School Name: Massillon Washington High School
Location: 1 Paul Brown Drive SE, Massillon, OH  44646
Phone: (330) 830-3901
 (330) 830-1954
School Type: Co-Ed, Public, Open Enrollment – Any District

Head Coach / Athletic Director: Nate Moore
Assistant Athletic Director: Brian Pachis
Athletic Secretary: Kim Gifford
Ticket OfficeMichelle Wolfe
WHS Principal – David Lautenschleger

Football Teams Fielded: Varsity, Junior Varsity, Freshmen, Middle School
Athletic Conference: Independent
OHSAA Football Playoffs Assignment:  Division 2, Region 7

Nickname: Tigers
Orange & Black
Obie the Tiger

Paul Brown Tiger Stadium

Football Stadium: Paul Brown Tiger Stadium; constructed in 1938-1939 as a Works Project Administration (WPA) Project under President Franklin Roosevelt; cost: $246,000; named after former Massillon, Ohio State, Cleveland Browns and Cincinnati Bengals Head Coach Paul Brown; located at the high school
Stadium Name: Originally “Tiger Stadium.”  Renamed “Paul Brown Tiger Stadium” in 1976.
Playing Surface: Field turf, north-to-south orientation
Stadium Capacity: 16,884 (prior to 1981: 21,345)
Stadium Seating: Closed fiberglass bleachers on home and visitors’ sides; open aluminum bleachers in endzones; handicap accessible seating
Features: Locker rooms on home side; press box on home side for TV/radio and coaching spotters; loge box on visitors’ side for VIPs/media and meeting room; roof covering part of home side; unobstructed field lighting; state-of-the-art scoreboard and sound system; ample on-site parking
Amenities: Restrooms and food concessions on each side; souvenir stand on home side
Events: All Massillon Tiger football games; OHSAA football playoffs; Ohio High School North-South All-Star Football Game; Massillon Tiger soccer games; Tiger Swing Band Review; Pro Football Hall of Fame Drum Corp International Competition.

Paul L. David Athletic Training Center

Training Facility: Paul L. David Athletic Training Center; constructed in 2008
Features: 80,000 sq. ft.; 120-yard, lined football field under roof; artificial surface; lighted; heated

2017 Record: 10-4
2018 Schedule

Years Playing Football: 122 (1891 to 2017)
Overall Record: 871-290-36 (.743); 1st in Ohio
Record at Paul Brown Tiger Stadium: 478-85-6 (.845)
USA’s Ten Winningest Programs: 5th

Longest Winning Streak: 38 Games (1937-41)
Longest Unbeaten Streak: 52 Games (1937-42)
Undefeated Regular Seasons: 21
State Championships24
National Championships: 9
Collegiate All-Americans: 18
Professional Players: 30

1st Game: 1891 vs. Massillon Ex-Highs, won 1-0
500th Game: 1953 vs. Canton McKinley, won 48-7
1000th Game: 2001 vs. Austintown Fitch, won 54-14

250th Win: 1942 vs. Cleveland Cathedral Latin, 38-0
500th Win: 1971 vs. Alliance, won 36-6
750th Win: 2002 vs. Akron Garfield, 60-0

1st Game vs. Canton McKinley: 1894, lost 16-6
1st Win vs. Canton McKinley: 1908, won 12-6
100th Game vs. Canton McKinley: 1994, won 42-41 in overtime
Current Record vs. Canton McKinley: 70-53-5

Playoff Qualifications: 24 (37% from 1972 to 1997; 70% from 1998* to 2017)
Playoff Regional Championships: 11
Playoff State Finals Appearances: 3
Playoff Record: 31-24 (.564)
1st Playoff Game: 1972 vs. Cincinnati Princeton, OSU Stadium, lost 17-14
* Number of qualifiers increased to 8 per region in 1998

— Data through 2017