First State Championship in FHS historyFive High School All-americans25 team members
3 current FHS HOF members
James Leffingwell - Senior
John Russell - Senior
David Ballash - Junior
Douglas Ballash - Junior
Stephen Broker - Junior
Kirby Pilcher - Junior
David Williams - Junior
Edward Bettendorf - Sophomore
Timothy Fretthold - Freshman
Tim Terek - Senior, Manager
Richard Segrist, Coach
1964 Ohio State High School Swim Meet
200yd Medley Relay 1:43.7 New OHSAA Record
Steve Broker, Tim Fretthold, John Russell, Dave Williams
50yd Freestyle - Dave Williams (4th place)
200yd Freestyle - Ed Bettendorf (2nd place)
400yd Freestyle - Dave Ballash (2nd place)
200yd Individual Medley 2:08.9 - Jim Leffingwell (1st place)
100yd Butterfly - John Russell (2nd place) received first place points
100yd Backstroke 56.1 - Ed Bettendorf (1st place)
High School All-Americans
Ed Bettendorf, John Russell, Steve Broker, Tim Fretthold and Dave Williams
Kiwanis Club Edward Elliott Outstanding Athlete Award
The team receives the trophy and is declared the State Champions!
Coach Segrist gets a well deserved dunking!
Members of The 1964 Fairview High School State Champion Boys Swimming Team
Doug Bryan Ballash
Ed Bettendorf Bob Blankenberg
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