Fightin texas aggie band halftime drill missouri game at kyle field on november 15, 2014 duration. In 1938, george bird founded the tiger swing band, revolutionizing the marching band world. The tiger swing band stopped at city offices and school buildings to get massillon tiger fans excited for the rivalry matchup on saturday. Past seasons past games by decade 20102019 20002009 19901999 19801989 19701979 19601969 19501959 19401949 19301939 19201929 19101919 19001909 18911899 top teams by decade statistics by seasons, by games records individual, team streaks,read more.
Massillon tigers football history information from jim delong, phil glick, and junie studer, past historian and gary vogt, current historian 2008 edited by wilbur arnold 20 edited by jim barkan, team statistian, and francis h. From massillon, oh this band formed in 1914 during world war i, but this is the 7 members of the massillon washington tiger swing band. The data comprises 270 categories, such as rushing, passing and receiving, and lists the top 10 record holders in each category. All massillon tiger swing band directors will be included, but the exhibit will highlight three of the early greats. The topic of bobs talk was a century of the massillon high school football band. The website maintains over 2,500 player and team game records. History massillon washington high school alumni association.
In the beginning when the great creator was drawing plans for this world of ours, heread more. Massillon tiger swing band alumni association guidestar. Prior to the first playoff game hosted at paul brown tiger stadium when the flag was hoisted during the presentation of the national anthem by the tiger swing band, commentators for ohio sports network covering the game stated it was the most impressive american flag they had seen at any ohio sporting event. Political memes, mar construction greg marold, a rose full of memories, massillon tiger swing band, chrysler, tlc herbal therapy, olympic memes, appspring. The football state championship in ohio has an eclectic and winding history that involves eras of. Stories of massillon football is a community storytelling project that includes images and firstperson narratives of all those who contribute to the massillon, ohio, high school football experience. Keaton gibbs 19 was a sophomore drum major at another school when he first saw the massillon tiger swing band perform. Join facebook to connect with bob wenzel and others you may know. Bring a sack lunch or enjoy soup and sandwiches provided by a guest cafe. The bands swing style includes moving formations and musicians marching with a swing step.
June willoughby obituary massillon, oh the times reporter. On the day of a game the downtown area was awash with the orange. The band began playing together during the 1914 football season, which was documented in the 1914 to 1915 washington high school yearbook. The band s swing style includes moving formations and musicians marching with a. Tigers win streak on the line in 2020 april 26, 2020. Show in high school football with swing band leader george red bird who followed him to the cleveland browns.
History of the massillon tiger swing band massillon, hometown. Stories of massillon football is a community storytelling project that includes. Harper 83, formerly of massillon, more recently of bolivar, passed away peacefully in the presence of his children, on friday afternoon, july 5, 2019. It was through his effort that the mascot in a real tiger skin urged the fans on from the sidelines and during halftime shows. Generations of massillonians have been marching in their ancestors footsteps keeping step with the beat of the drum since the inception of the massillon tiger swing band in 1938. Massillon tiger swing band plays in columbus news the. Wenzel, visit its website at a site which i helped to create in high school using aolpress. The massillon tiger swing band was created by the legendary george red bird in 1938 during the paul brown era of massillon football. This video is from the massillon tiger swing band s performance.
The early history of sound recording, and the immel circus. This video is from the massillon tiger swing bands performance. The tiger swing band of washington high school, massillon, ohio. Photographs, artifacts, and films illustrate key moments in football history of the massillon tiger football team 1891 to the present, and the career of coach paul brown in this thirtyfoot timeline.
The band became known as the greatest show in high school football and is still a very important part of the massillon football tradition. With roots dating to 1914, the massillon tiger swing band debuted in 1938, under the direction of george red bird, and revolutionized the marching band world. The massillon tiger swing band is ohios oldest high school football band since 1914. Documents tiger swing band massillon tiger swing band. Washington high school, commonly referred to as massillon high school or massillon. On january 2, 1956, the massillon tiger swing band under the direction of orin. Willoughby age 94 of massillon passed away on may 24, 2015. Come on in and explore our great selection of books, ebooks, cds, dvds, and new. Over the last 10 years, wenzel has compiled hundreds of photos and conducted dozens of interviews for his book swing it, tigers. Many started in massillon play books, individual grading on game performance, coaches calling. Unfollow massillon tigers to stop getting updates on your ebay feed. Massmu to exhibit paul brown and the massillon tiger swing band august 20, 2016 events, history the new exhibit in the massillon museums second floor football gallery will be paul brown and the massillon tiger swing band. The massillon tiger swing band was created by the legendary george red.
Massillon grad picked for osu bands signature honor news. Tiger swing band is family tradition news the independent. This organizations exempt status was automatically revoked by the irs for failure to file a form 990, 990ez, 990n, or 990pf for 3 consecutive years. Massillon city schools history massillon washington high school. History of the massillon tiger swing band massillon. In the late 1960s and 1970s the football program grew with great coaches who moved on to great coaching positions. A brief history of the massillon tiger swing band 1914 massillon band the 1915 washington high school annual describes the original football band of that inaugural 1914 season as the favorite of the school.
Highlights from the 2020 spring kickoff may 12, 2020. Our roots date to 1914 as ohios first high school football band. On september 23, 2014, robert wenzel, the voice of the massillon tiger swing band was the speaker at the massillon museums brown bag lunch series. The 1915 washington high school annual describes the original football band of that inaugural 1914 season as the favorite of the school. June was born july, 2, 1920 in new philadelphia, ohio to the late lisle and mary rogers. Studio m enhances the collaboration between the museum and the community by showcasing. Challenging openers nothing new for nate moore s tigers april 29, 2020 tigers win streak on the line in 2020 april 26, 2020 2020 massillon schedule nearly complete march 27, 2020.
Oct 26, 2012 history of the massillon tiger swing band stay safe and healthy. The massillon tiger swing band traveled to columbus to help fire up fans before the buckeyes took the field in their eventual 377 victory saturday over rival michigan. Challenging openers nothing new for nate moores tigers april 29, 2020. The brown bag lunch series began at the massillon museum in 2003. The 4 star awards for the 201415 school year were held on monday may 18. Mar 30, 2020 although the massillon museum, including the paul brown museum, is temporarily closed, football heritage fans and local history enthusiasts can still view many of those images online. These schedules are handed out to band members during the marching. The massillon tiger swing band was directed by jim billingsley and assisted by steve johnson and shirlee styer mccauley. Massillon ohio tiger swing band at washington high school. The massillon tiger swing band stark county events stark county fairgrounds stark county park district voices of canton the wilderness center.
During the last two seasons of 2017 and 2018, the massillon football community was treated to one of the more exceptional drum majors and now his story can be told. Tonight, boys and girls, ladies and gentlemen, its story time. The band s swing style includes moving formations and musicians. Objects on display will include photographs, original composition books, band uniforms, majorette costumes, and footage of tiger swing band performances through the years.
Tiger rag, fall in love, stand up and cheer, carry on, alma mater, fight tigers fight. The tigers have compiled a current record of 880 wins, 290 losses, and 36. Massmu to exhibit paul brown and the massillon tiger swing band. Although the massillon tiger swing band only claims to be ohiosnot americasoldest football band, it has a rich history. When he performs at halftime of the osu versus tulane game, he will become the first massillon tiger swing band member to strut across the field in an ohio state marching band uniform to dot the i in one of the bands most recognizable moves script ohio. Video and audio clips from the massillon instrumental music department, including the tiger swing band. Pages public figure musician band massillon tiger swing band videos tiger swing band.
In the 70s the massillon tiger swing band, which had been improved during paul browns era, grew in. All star written by greg camp performed by smash mouth published by warnertamerlane publishing corp. The tiger shark swimmers boasted two divers in brent fichter and mike graham that went onto enjoy collegiate success and fichter almost made the us olympics team. The late late show with james corden recommended for you.
In the 70s the massillon tiger swing band, which had been improved during paul browns era, grew in popularity with different shows and events. A brief history of the massillon tiger swing band tiger. Massillon tiger swing band tiger swing band alma mater. Tigers get pumped ahead of rivalry game news massillon, oh. For the best in massillon sports talk please visit. George red bird, orin dykae ford, and jim billingsley. Tiger rag written by george red bird performed by the massillon tiger swing band courtesy of massillon washington high school. This annual event is an opportunity to thank all the students who participated in the band. Class of 1974 massillon washington high school alumni. Sep 21, 2018 dan mccullough will make history saturday. Why buy when you can borrow visit the library in downtown massillon book will be available for download. The band program is rooted early on with the orchestra that first appeared in the yearbooks in the early 1900s. The best texas aggie band halftime ever new mexico game at kyle field 111117 duration.
Home massillon washington high school alumni association. See more ideas about massillon ohio, football helmets and football usa. A brief history of the massillon tiger swing band our roots date to 1914 as ohios first high school football band. Sep 07, 20 generations of massillonians have been marching in their ancestors footsteps keeping step with the beat of the drum since the inception of the massillon tiger swing band in 1938. Massillon tiger band boosters instrumental music boosters of the massillon city schools, inc. Wenzel is a band alumnus, and is the longtime announcer for the tiger swing band. Massillon tiger swing band celebrates their 75th year. Other exhibitions on view will be paul brown and the massillon tiger swing band, its been awhile. Massillon washington high school news newspapers books. The massillon tiger swing band was created by george red bird in 1938 during the paul brown era of massillon football. Brenda kidd 19572016 58, of massillon, passed away tuesday, may 24, 2016. The members on occasion of public performances display great personal effort, especially those dealing with the horns of larger plumbing dimensions. In the late nineteenth century the massillon tiger pro football team was among the pioneers of the game and the local fans were vigorous in the support of football. Nov 29, 2010 the massillon tiger swing band traveled to columbus to help fire up fans before the buckeyes took the field in their eventual 377 victory saturday over rival michigan.401 857 345 1074 968 669 1594 1308 456 600 240 1533 1434 642 161 8 614 1125 1281 410 793 1068 1482 279 1510 618 96 691 1426 437 1083 1337 795 218 858 1386 161 637 1107 439 192 1110 131 825 1103 503 171 459 639 1153