The Fredericktown Athletic Boosters Association will have a regular meeting on Wednesday night at 8:00pm in the board room of the Fredericktown Schools Administrative building at 117 Columbus Road. Election of officers will also be held that night.
There is an upcoming summer basketball camp in Fredericktown for K-seventh grade boys running June 3 through June 6. The cost is $20 with each camper receiving a Fredericktown basketball gym bag. Please see the link to the form below for more information or:
Any questions regarding the league may be directed to Nathan Short, league director, at (740) 504-7883
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With all nominations and information in, the Fredericktown Athletic Hall of Fame Committee has selected the Class of 2013 inductees. Those meeting the criteria and passing through the process will be received into the prestigious group on Saturday, January 26, 2013. The catered banquet will be held at the Fredericktown High School commons area, 111 Stadium Drive beginning at 6:00pm with the awards ceremony shortly following dinner. The list of honorees is as follows:
Isaac Potes – Cross Country and Track, All-Ohio Cross Country (3), All-Ohio Track (2)
Matt Kempton – Track, All-Ohio (2), three time state qualifier.
Kate Newkirk – Track, All-Ohio (2), three time state qualifier.
Gregg Wyatt – Cross Country, All-Ohio (2), All-Regional (2)
Brian Cull – Cross Country, Four time state qualifier.
Juli Algire – Track, All-Ohio discus.
Stacy Porter – Track, All-Ohio high jump.
Jackie Algire – Track, three time state qualifier discus and shot
Austin Hoeflich – Football, first team All-Ohio senior year, second team All-Ohio junior year.
Logan Awwiller – Football, first team All-Ohio (2)
Merrit Zollars – Football, first team All-Ohio QB, special mention All-Ohio punter.
CJ Ruhl – Baseball, first team All-Ohio senior year, second team All-Ohio junior year.
Tim Craze – Baseball, second team All-Ohio senior year, honorable mention junior year.
2010 Varsity football team – MBC Champions, Regional Champions, OHSAA State final-four – Head Coach Brian Baum.
2012 Varsity baseball team – Sectional Champions, District Champions, Regional Champions, OHSAA State final-four – Head Coach Tom Craze.
1998 Girls Track 4×100 team – Ann Demarco, April Sipes, Marcy Foster, Katrina Iben.
Dave Geiger – Track and Cross Country
Ann Ullman – Girls Track
Luke Beal – Football
Tickets for the event are $20.00 per person and can be purchased in the following locations; Fredericktown High School office, Fredericktown Administrative office, or online at www.gofreddies.com Tickets purchased online will be held at a will call desk at the door the night of the event.
The Fredericktown Athletic Boosters Club is selling tickets to the 2013 Athletic Hall of Fame Induction banquet. The induction ceremony and dinner will be held on January 26, 2013 at 6:00pm in the high school commons area with a keynote speaker to be announced closer to the event. The HOF committee will announce the full class of inductees shortly after Christmas. The athletes, coaches, and teams chosen have exemplified great achievement for the Fredericktown schools.
Tickets are $20.00 and can be purchased at the high school office, the board of education office, or online through the boosters at www.gofreddies.com In addition, boosters officers have tickets available.
Tickets purchased online can be paid for by Visa or Mastercard, and will be held at will call on the evening of the event.
For more information and updates on the event, visit www.gofreddies.com or contact Tom Craze at 740-988-7994
Pre-sale tickets for the Dec 22 game between Norwayne and Fredericktown to be held at the College of Wooster are on sale at this time. Tickets are $5 for students and $7 for adults, at the door, the prices will be $6 and $8. Fredericktown will get a share of the pre-sale tickets ONLY and are available at the FHS office, 111 Stadium Drive. The ticket is your admission to all games that are a part of the WQKT Steve Smith Classic that day. The schedule of games are as follows:
12:00pm – SMITHVILLE vs. BUCKEYE
1:45pm – TRIWAY vs. WAYNEDALE
3:30pm – NORWAYNE vs. FREDERICKTOWN
5:15pm – WEST HOLMES vs. OLENTANGY LIBERTY
7:00pm – WOOSTER vs. NORTHWESTERN
8:45pm – ORRVILLE vs. NORTHWEST
You might say that three Freddies had a little more to be thankful for this holiday season as three longtime friends took time on a Tuesday afternoon to sign their letters of intent and pose with family. In a small-town school it is not unheard of to see one athlete a year be fortunate to be recognized and sought after to play sports after high school, but three is not so common.
Poised in front of the FHS Athletic Hall of Fame wall, Nash Cunningham, Ryan Logan, and Matt Smith were serious at times, comedic at others, but very excited about the decision that they made. I took time to speak with each of them about their decision and a little about their future.
Nash will be playing baseball at Ashland University for the Eagles. Ryan Logan will be playing basketball for the Stonehill Skyhawks near Boston, MA. Matt Smith will be playing baseball for Western Carolina University in North Carolina for the Catamounts.
Nash, what made you decide to play baseball at Ashland?
“I really decided after the overnight in Ashland I got to meet a lot of the players and people there, and the coaching staff is great. It was between them and Alderson-Broaddus in West Virginia and I narrowed it down to Ashland.”
Obviously a big difference in travel time between WVA and Ashland, what set the two apart?
“Location played a part in it (my decision), but I really enjoyed Ashland. Its far enough away, but close enough, I’ll be staying on campus.”
Academically what are you looking to pursue?
“Major in business and looking to major in psychology. I’ve always wanted to go into business.”
You’ve had some time in the off season to prepare for your primary sport, what are you looking forward to your senior year at FHS?
“We’re all working hard in the off-season and we started practicing even earlier this year. We are hungry, we want to get a state baseball title our senior year.”
Ryan, talk about your decision to play basketball at Stonehill.
“I wanted to get away. I went there, visited twice andfelt like it was the right one and the right choice. I had nine offers, but the program really wanted me and cared.
Is the distance to the Boston area a concern?
“Its four hours door to door by plane, but I’m sure I’ll be back and sure my family will be up to see me.”
Academically what are you looking at from Stonehill?
“Looking at communications and a business degree. They don’t have a sports management program, so I might try to get that somewhere else.”
Matt, what led you to Western Carolina and your choice in college?
“They saw be play in Cincinnati at a showcase then in Atlanta. Had never heard of them and the coaches there kept after me, so I went for a visit. I fell in love with the place, the coaches are great, the program is awesome, and you can’t get much better of a field, and the mountains are in the background.”
That’s quite a distance; I’m not sure who’s traveling further, you or Ryan. Is distance from home a concern?
“My family was all about it and very supportive, the program really stood out. The games are streamed over the Internet and I’m sure my grandpa will make sure my family gets down there. We have a non-conference schedule and mainly stay south, but my family will be down a lot.”
What are you looking for academically from WCU?
“I haven’t decided on my major yet, but a minor probably in sports management.”
The Fredericktown Athletic Hall of Fame committee is now accepting nominations for induction in January. The Committee is in search of athletes, teams, and coaches who have exemplified great achievement in their particular sport.
The date is set for January 26th at 6pm in the commons area at Fredericktown High School. More information will come as details are planned out. All nomination forms can be picked up in the high school office and the administration building starting Thursday November 29th. All forms will need to be returned no later to either place by December 31st .
For any questions please contact Tom Craze at 740 988 7994 for details .