RANDY MATTSON TROPHY


Click to Enlarge Picture

The Randy Mattson Memorial Trophy is given out to the Class "D" team of the year in the UP every year.   The Mattson Trophy was introduced to the Upper Peninsula Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association in 1974.  If anyone has anymore they would like to share about the history of this award or can get me a picture of this trophy, please feel free to email me.

upfootball@chartermi.net

 



MATTSON TROPHY WINNERS

YEAR

TEAM

RECORD

NOTES

2016

St Ignace

11-2 Lost in Division 8 Semifinals to Muskegon Catholic Central.
2015

Lake Linden-Hubbell

9-1 Lost in Division 8 playoffs to Forest Park.
2014

Munising Mustangs

21-2 Lost in Division 8 State Finals to Muskegon Catholic Central. Lost to West Iron County in regular season.
2013

Forest Park Trojans

12-1 Lost in Division 8 Semifinals to Beal City.
2012

North Dickinson

10-1 Lost in Division 8 Regional Finals to St Ignace.
2011

St Ignace Saints

12-1 Lost in Division 8 State Semifinals to Fowler.  Undefeated regular season.
2010

Lake Linden-Hubbell

10-1 Lost in 2nd round of Division 8 playoffs to Forest Park.  Only loss in regular season was to Hurley, WI.
2009

Lake Linden-Hubbell

10-1 Lost in 2nd round of Division 8 playoffs to Forest Park.  Undefeated regular season
2008

Forest Park Trojans

13-1 Lost in Division 8 State Championship game to Muskegon Catholic Central.  Unbeaten Regular Season.
2007

Forest Park Trojans

13-1 Won Division 8 State Championship.  Only loss came via a forfeit to Bessemer.  Forfeit was a result of using an ineligible reserve player when game was already out of hand.
2006

North Dickinson Nordics

10-1 Lost in Division 8 District Finals to Forest Park.  Finished regular season unbeaten..
2005

Forest Park Trojans

13-1 Lost in Division 8 State Championship to Mendon.  Beat every UP team they faced.
2004

Forest Park Trojans

12-2

Lost in Division 8 State Championship to Climax-Scotts. Beat every UP team they faced.
2003

Forest Park Trojans

11-1

Lost in Division 8 Quarterfinals to Bark River-Harris. Beat every UP team they faced in the regular season.
2002

North Dickinson Nordics

11-1

Lost in Division 8 Quarterfinals. Beat every UP team they faced.
2001 North Dickinson Nordics 12-1 Lost in State Semifinals. Beat every UP team they faced.
2000 Forest Park Trojans 12-2 Lost in the Division 8 State Championship to Muskegon Catholic Central. Only loss in the UP was to Norway.
1999 North Dickinson Nordics 12-1 Lost in the State Semifinals to Gaylord St. Mary's Beat every UP team they faced.
1998 North Dickinson Nordics 11-2 Lost in Class D State Championship to Fowler. Only loss in UP was to Forest Park.
Lake Linden-Hubbell Lakes 9-2 Lost to North Dickinson in 2nd round of playoffs. Only loss in regular season was to Forest Park.
1997 Lake Linden-Hubbell Lakes 12-0 Won the Class D State Championship. Finished the season undefeated.
1996 Lake Linden-Hubbell Lakes 12-1 Lost in Class D State Finals to Fowler. Beat every UP team they faced.
1995 Lake Linden-Hubbell Lakes 12-1 Lost in Class DD State Finals to Mendon. Beat every UP team they faced.
1994 Lake Linden-Hubbell Lakes 11-1 Lost in State Semifinals. Beat every UP team they faced.
1993 Ontonagon Gladiators 11-1 Lost in State Semifinals. Beat every UP team they faced.
1992 Lake Linden-Hubbell Lakes 13-0 Won Class DD State Championship. Finished the season undefeated.
1991 Lake Linden-Hubbell Lakes 12-1 Lost in Class DD State Finals to Mendon. Beat every UP team they faced.
1990 Pickford Panthers 11-1 Lost in State semifinals. Beat every UP team they faced.
1989 Rudyard Bulldogs 8-2 Lost to Lake Linden in the first round of the Class D playoffs.  Only other loss came against Newberry in the regular season.
1988 Forest Park Trojans 9-2 Lost to Lake Linden in the second round of the Class D playoffs.  Only other loss came against Ontonagon in the regular season.
1987 Forest Park Trojans 8-2 Lost to Beal City in the Class D Semifinals.  Only other loss was to West Iron County in the regular season.
1986 Forest Park Trojans 11-1 Lost to Saginaw Michigan Lutheran Seminary in the Class D Semifinals.  Finished the regular season undefeated.
1985 Bessemer Speedboys 12-1 Lost to Battle Creek St Philip in the Class D State Championship.  Finished the regular season undefeated.
1984 Forest Park Trojans 11-1 Lost to Gobles in the Class D State  Championship.  Finished the regular season undefeated.
1983 Forest Park Trojans 8-2 Lost to St Ignace in the first round of the Class D playoffs.  Only other loss was to Hancock in the regualar season.
1982 Lake Linden-Hubbell Lakes 7-1 Did not make the playoffs.  Only loss was to Florence, Wisconsin by 1 point in the regular season.
1981 Baraga Vikings 9-0 Finished the regular season undefeated but did not make the playoffs.
1980 Norway Knights 10-2 Won the Class D State Championship.  Lost to Negaunee and Class C State Champion Munising in the regular season.
1979 Norway Knights 11-1 Won the Class D State Championship.  Only loss was to Class C State Champion Ishpeming during the regular season.
1978 Forest Park Trojans 11-1 Lost to Detroit DePorres in the Class D State Finals.  Finished the regular season undefeated.
1977 Forest Park Trojans 11-1 Lost to Flint Holy Rosary in the Class D State Finals.  Finished the regular season undefeated.
1976 Forest Park Trojans 10-1 Won the Class D State Championship.  Only loss was to undefeated Norway in the regular season.
1975 Forest Park Trojans 10-1 Won the Class D State Championship.  Only loss was to undefeated Norway in the regular season.
1974 Bessemer Speedboys 8-1 Only loss was to Ironwood in the first game of the season.