Ashland County Sports Hall of Fame
Ashland County Sports
Hall of Fame

1951 Perrysville 6-Man football Team
1951 Perrysville 6-Man football Team with family

Photo by Maurer Photography Studio 34 East 2nd St. Ashland, OH

Front row (l-rt) Edwin Applegate, Harold Phalor, Marion (Shine) Zody,
Pete Easterday, John Mann, Gaylord Zody, and Hank Cates.
2nd Row: David Hupp, Jan Kearns Smith, Lois Kearns,
Candis Iceman Thornton, Cody Iceman, Charrise and Iceman.
Back row: Norma Frank Zody, Roselee Hupp, and Debra Sellers.

Tri County Champions - Perrysville 6-Man Team

Perrysville Admirals 1951 Tri-County Champions
Back row: left to right: Leon Hupp, mgr. Leonard Stoner, Ed Beathler, Dick Peterson, Ralph Lozier, Jim Austin, Jim Hupp, mgr.
Middle row: Coach Merle Hunter, Ed Applegate, Jim Weber, Marion Zody, Joe Brown, Bill Miller, James Schrack, Assistant Coach Jim Heiser.
Front row: Harold Phalor, Gaylord Zody, Hank Cates, Pete Easterday, John Mann, Charles Stoner.

1951 Perrysville HS Undefeated Six-Man Football Team

Team Record: 9-0
Head Coach: Merle Hunter
Assistant Coach: James Heiser
Captains: Hank Cates & Gaylord Zody

8-0 Undefeated season that averaged 45.8 points per game on offense
to the opponents 5.5 points per game. Won the Tri-County League. Beat
Howard 8-6. They had been National Champs in 6-man football and
Known as the “Massillon of 6-man Football.

Nominator: Marion Zody    


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