Massillon Tigers Team News


The season for St. John’s Collegiate (Ontario) started out inauspiciously. During the Green Eagles’ first game, they were beaten 30-1 by rival and reigning Brant County champion Assumption.


MASSILLON  The moment sunk in for Reed Fichter before almost anyone else in Paul Brown Tiger Stadium even realized what had happened.


Massillon’s narrow loss Friday at Fitch has cost the Tigers the top spot in the Associated Press Division II state poll.



MASSILLON  So far this year, Massillon has spent the week of practice working on what it needs to do against a specific opponent.


WHEN, WHERE  Friday, 7:30 p.m., Falcon Stadium



Austintown Fitch opened last season by winning its first six games. All of those wins were by double digits, helping the Falcons reach a top-five ranking in Division I.