Washington High School
Massillon, Ohio

Band Directors get 4-Star Rings

Initiated by the “Swing Band” originator George Bird back in the Spring of 1941, band members that successfully completed three full years of participation and remained in good-standing with the program were awarded a “3-Star” ring upon graduation. It is not known or now remembered if the band mothers club gave him his ring or if Mr. Bird “awarded” himself a 3-Star ring, but he did...

Massillon Tigers Hit 900 Wins

In just over ten seasons, the Massillon Tigers have won 100 more games to become the first Ohio high school to reach the plateau of 900 wins and only the fourth nation-wide. A 35-0 win over Columbus Bishop Sycamore in game two put them there. The 2020 football season in Ohio has been a truncated one to six games and everyone that wished could enter the Ohio High School Athletic Association...

Class of 1945 "Paper Reunion"

The Class of 1945 came up with a novel way to recognize their 75-year milestone in 2020. Under the direction of class president George Bond, this class wrote greetings and memories that were assembled into a little booklet for their class reunion. They also had a “virtual reunion” when they toasted each other from their homes all over the country at exactly 2pm on Saturday, October 3 of this...

Stand Up for Rob Partridge

On May 21, 2018, the life of former Massillon Tiger quarterback Robert Partridge changed forever. On his way home in Bloomington, Indiana, Rob was in a motor vehicle accident.  His car tumbled end over end off the road. When it landed, Rob couldn't feel his legs. He was a quadraplegic. In true Tiger spirit, Rob is fighting to beat his spinal cord injury. He is working hard so that he may...

Still the Greatest Show in High School Football!

Tigers 26th State Title 26th you might say? Yes, the Tigers 26th state title with 24 of them being outright “State Championships”! The football state championship in Ohio has an eclectic and winding history that involves eras of self-proclamation to territorial acclamation with shared titles, through to the advent of the Associated Press Sportswriters Polls and then ending up to the ever...
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