Mckinley Bulldogs Team News

MASSILLON  No team can better understand the impact special teams can have on the outcome of a game than Massillon.

MASSILLON  There are all kinds of secrets when it comes to Massillon vs. McKinley. There’s no secret at all when it comes to the identity of the player the Tigers are most worried about when the Bulldogs have the ball.

COLUMBUS  Central Catholic, Garaway and Triway lead their regions in the Ohio High School Athletic Association weekly football computer r

MASSILLON  The offenses for both Massillon and McKinley have made their marks for the most part this season with strong running games. Those ground attacks have picked up yards while serving as the pivot point around which the offense revolves.


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Perhaps no game in the rivalry between Canton McKinley and Massillon Washington high schools meant as much — or was as exciting — as the contest in 1964.

MASSILLON  There’s only one word on the lips of Massillon’s coaches and players this week. It’s the only word that matters to the Tigers as the final game of the regular season closes in on them.

That word is McKinley.

Here's our guide to Week 9 action:

WHEN  7 p.m., Friday
LAST WEEK  Perry 24, McKinley 21; Boardman 17, Jackson 14
LAST MEETING  McKinley won 47-0 last year.

With two weeks to go in the regular season, 15 area teams have themselves in a playoff position.

CANTON  For nearly a half Friday night, McKinley’s offense dominated Perry in a Federal League  showdown at Fawcett Stadium.

But a late score in the final minute gave the Panthers something more than hope.