Carter, Abbott, Moler, Fender, Wildey new NR hall of famers

December 21st, 2006    Author: Richard Crawford    Filed Under: Sports

Four new members will be added to the New Richmond High School Sports Hall of Fame.

The induction ceremony will take place Jan. 20, 2007, the evening the Lions boys varsity basketball team will be hosting Blanchester in a Southern Buckeye Conference game.

The members of the 2007 induction class include the following: Teresa Carter Flamm, Robby Abbott and Adam Moler, Justin Fender, and Bill Wildey.

Teresa Carter Flamm (NRHS class of 1986) lettered in soccer, basketball, and track and field. She still holds the Clermont County League/Southern Buckeye Conference (SBC) high jump record at 5-feet, 2-inches.

She qualified in district track in four events and was a Division II district long jump champion. She still holds Lion records in the long jump and 100 and 300-meter hurdles.

Robby Abbott and Adam Moler both graduated from New Richmond in 2001. They composed the first known Clermont County boys doubles tennis duo that qualified for the state championship tournament in Columbus. They achieved this distinction their senior year.

Abbott owns school records of career doubles victories with various partners (47), most doubles wins in a season (20), and consecutive triumphs in the SBC (30).

Moler owns the school standard of career singles victories (80) and captured 37 consecutive wins in the SBC.

Justin Fender (2002) was the Division II state golf champion his senior year and for three consecutive seasons was selected as the SBC-A Golfer of the Year. He was also a letterman in basketball.

Bill Wildey (1968) is the Lion Award winner. Wildey was a standout athlete on the Lions' football, wrestling, and track and field teams.

He did not receive any all-star recognition because his senior year New Richmond played as an independent.

New Richmond dropped out of the Eastern Hills League following the 1966-67 school year and did not become a full member of the Clermont County League until the 1969-70 school year. His service to his alma mater is superior.

Today he serves as the head of the district's maintenance department.
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