Photo Gallery - Massillon at McKinley
Morgan Williams
Morgan Williams

Posted Oct 30, 2005


With 24,242 people in the stands at Fawcett Stadium on a beautiful Saturday afternoon in October, McKinley handed their longtime rival a good old-fashioned spanking. The numbers tell the story quite accurately. McKinley had 249 yards on the ground, Massillon 56. McKinley had 90 in the air, Massillon 68. McKinley had 70 offensive plays to Massillon's 47. Time of possession favored McKinley 31 minutes to 17. Morgan Williams was the star of the game rushing for 234 yards and four touchdowns.


Photo Gallery - The 113th Renewal Of The Proud Massillon-McKinley Series


Junior running back Morgan Williams had 40 carries for 234 yards and 4 touchdowns.



Senior wide receiver Joe Morgan had 5 catches for 56 yards.



On offense, senior Mark Jackson had 2 catches for 34 yards, including a beautiful 21-yard toucdown catch.



Senior defensive back Harriel Moore



Senior linebacker Mike Kirksey



Junior running back/defensive back Brian Gamble



Gamble rushed 15 times for 47 yards and had 2 catches for 17 yards.



Senior defensive end Antonio James is headed to Illinois on a scholarship next season.



Senior FB/LB Robert Morris had 2 carries for 10 yards on offense.



Senior DT Kirk Dickerhoof



Senior tight end Brett Huffman is going to Duke on a scholarship next season. Huffman had 1 catch for 3 yards.



Massillon captains



McKinley captains



Massillon cheerleaders



McKinley cheerleaders











OSU's Tyler Everett leads his alma mater on to the field in a familiar formation.



Former Bulldogs Mike Doss and Everett were on the McKinley sideline. As was Cleveland Cavalier and former Bulldog Eric Snow.



Morgan muffed the opening kickoff but recovered it at the 14-yard line to start the game.



Junior Andrew Dailey had a strong game on defense.



Morris gains 6 yards on this carry.



Gamble returned 2 kickoffs for 3 yards.



Williams was averaging 183 yards per game going into the contest. Williams was averaging 183 yards a game going into the contest.





Williams is about to break off a 47-yard on this play...



...down to the 7 yard line.



Two plays later the McKinley offense scored on a 1-yard run by Williams to give Massillon a 7-0 lead with 4:14 remaining in the first quarter.



One of Dailey's four kickoff returns that totaled 117 yards. This one went for 15 yards.



Gamble at tailback.





Junior Dan Grimsley completed 7 of 21 passes for 90 yards and 1 TD.













Senior Troy Ellis is a ball hawk at cornerback.





Jackson hauls in the this 21-yard pass from Grimsley in the second quarter to give McKinley a 14-0 halftime advantage.





Junior DE Dardisi Alexander had a very active game on defense for McKinley.



Junior defensive back William Sheeler jumps this route and gets one of the four Massillon INTs on the day.



William Sheeler



Senior linebacker Jeff Vaughn after a nice pass breakup on this play.





Junior quarterback Bobby Huth was 8 of 18 passing for 61 yards with three INTs.





Huth was sacked by Alexander on this play.



This 12-yard catch and run by Morgan was one of his best plays of the day.



Dailey and Gamble try to figure things out while a injured teammate is down.







This 6-yard TD run gave McKinley a 21-0 lead in the third quarter.





This 38-yard field goal by junior Zach Campbell made it 24-0 in the third.







Grimsley attempts a pass in the flat that gets picked off...



...by Ellis and takes it back 50 yards for a touchdown. A 2-point conversion made the score 24-8 with just 24 seconds remaining in the third period.





Senior LB Joe Grimsley, #31, draws a beat on Gamble on this play. Grimsley also had one of the four INTs for the McKinley defense.



Dan Grimsley rushed 4 times for 18 yards. He gained 21 yards on this nifty run.





Tom Stacy and Brian Cross meet after the game.









Dan Grimsley looks pumped about the victory.



Cross entertains the media after the game.



And there are even bigger days ahead for this pair of juniors, Alexander...



...and Williams.




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