State Championships

1998 Division-III State Champions

Record:  13 - 1
Head Coach:  Bob Jacoby

With their 21-14 win over Cuyahoga Falls Walsh Jesuit, DeSales became the first school in Ohio history to repeat as state champions since computer points were instituted in determining playoff teams (since 1972).
 

 

1997 Division-III State Champions

Record:  13 - 1
Head Coach:  Bob Jacoby

DeSales kicker Brent Peterson's 28-yard field goal with nine seconds remaining lifted the Stallions to the 1997 Division-III State Championship over Youngstown Chaney 17-14.  Senior quarterback Matt Bajorek, one of 34 returning letter-winners from the 1996 State Runner-up team, accounted for 218 yards of offense to lead the Purple and White.  

 

1985 Division-III State Champions

Record:  14 - 0
Head Coach:  Tony Pusateri

Making the program's first OHSAA playoff appearance, DeSales became Ohio's first-ever 14-0 team after their 21-13 win over Orrville in the 1985 Division-III State Championship.