Bill Frederick 1967

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Bill Frederick was an outstanding athlete who played football, basketball and ran track. He played offense and defense all four years on the football team and was co-captain his junior & senior years. His 1966 team was defeated by Roth HS in the Dayton Public League Championship game. Bill was All-City first team offense & defense at running back and line backer. He was All-Greater Dayton 1st team defense, All-South-western Ohio defense and 2nd team All-State. Bill was selected to play defense for the South in the annual North-South All-Star game in Canton, and had an outstanding game. Bill’s basketball career was equally impressive. As a sophomore, he was 3 times named “Dayton Daily News Athlete of the Week- In 3 consecutive games he scored a total of 91 points and grabbed 58 rebounds. In 1967 Bill was 1st team All City & 2nd team All-Southwestern Ohio. He was recruited all across the country but Bill chose to accept a football scholarship to the University of Dayton. He and his wife, Bonnie, live in East Dayton.

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  • Jerry Puckett

    Congradulations on the hall of fame.You are probably known more for football,but I always thought you were a heck of a basketball player too.Football was your sport,I saw you do some amazing things on the football field.This is well deserved,once again congrats.

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