1947 Louisville Blue Raiders Football Season

Louisville Blue Raiders Football 1947

  • Head Coach: Mike Lecholop (1st and Only Year)
  • Overall: 6-2-2
  • Tri-County: 4-2-0
  • Home 3-0-1, Away 3-2-0, Neutral 0-0-1
  • Lisbon Blue Devils Outright Tri-County League Champions
  • The opener against Canton Township was the first game in program history played at a neutral location as part of the “Stark County Football Preview” played at Massillon Tiger Stadium. This game is counted in all-time win loss total although the 1948 game in this same preview against East Canton is not.
  • This is the final year that Louisville High School is known as the “Louisville Blue Raiders” as the yearbook staff took a vote to pick a new nickname during the 1947-48 school year and the school mascot was changed to the “Leopards”.

Louisville Blue Raiders 1947 Football Schedule

Week Date Opponent W-L Louisville Opponent
    STARK COUNTY FOOTBALL PREVIEW (at Massillon Tiger Stadium)
1 9/6 Vs. Canton Township T 7 7
2 9/12 Uhrichsville W 13 7
3 9/19 at Columbiana W 27 0
4 9/26 at Sebring W 6 0
5 10/3 North Canton T 6 6
6 10/10 Boardman W 35 13
7 10/18 at Lisbon L 13 27
8 10/25 at Canton Central Catholic (at Lehman Stadium) W 6 0
9 10/31 at East Palestine L 7 13
10 11/11 Minerva W 25 0

1947 Louisville Blue Raiders Football Roster

Ed Ali, Earl Beltz, Doc Boyles, Paul Bresson, Bob Carlson, Jack Coberly, Ross Denton, Dave Dickerhoof, Gene Emerson, Lambert Everson, Rodney Frease, John Jackson, John Keszeg, Ronald McCauley, Tom McDonald, Chuck McDonald, Tom Menegay, Gene Menegay, Butch Metzger, Richard Monnot, John Mooth, Jim Olinger, Butch Rine, Paul Rosia, Bob Saunier, Don Scallion, Bill Shalosky, Myron Singhaus, Virgil Stan, Jerry Taggart, Brinley Thomas, Gene Tournoux, Jerry Walworth, Richard Yoder