Massillon Tigers Team News

MASSILLON  The sting has hung with the Massillon Tigers for months. Almost 10 full months, to be exact.

Buchtel at Massillon
Thursday, 7:30 p.m. Paul Brown Tiger Stadium

Here are the starting lineups for Thursday’s season opener between the Massillon Tigers and the Buchtel Griffins. Buchtel did not provide starters or a roster.

Buchtel at Massillon

TIME
  7:30 p.m. (Thursday)

SITE  Paul Brown Tiger Stadium

MASSILLON  Mike Currence already can tell it’s going to be a good season for the Massillon Tigers football team.

MASSILLON  There were a lot of positives for the Massillon Tigers during the preseason.

FridayNightOhio.com readers voted on who they thought was the best in Stark County in five categories — best player, best quarterback, best rising star, best coach and best team. Here are the results. Scroll down for our season previews of each Stark County-area team.

BEST PLAYER

Key information on the Massillon Tigers entering the 2012 season:

MASSILLON  They are, in the end, just excuses. Perhaps good ones, but both are an oversimplification in Jason Hall’s world of what happened in 2011.

MASSILLON  On any given day at Paul Brown Tiger Stadium there is little doubt who the most complex and intelligent person on the field is. Head coach Jason Hall knows it.