2003 Inductees

Charlie Granstaff

Charlie Granstaff has been selected for induction into the Garland Sports Hall of Fame in recognition of his accomplishments as a football lineman for the Garland High School Owls and the Austin College Kangaroos. At Garland High School, he earned three varsity football letters, playing for a trio of championship teams. His first letter in 1942 was earned by his play as a reserve for the bi-district champion Owls. As a junior, he was named first team all-district tackle on the undefeated 1943 regional championship team, which rushed for 2,155 yards and scored 263 points. The Garland defense was even more impressive:

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Ronnie Hatfield

Ronnie Hatfield has been selected for induction into the Garland Sports Hall of Fame in recognition of his accomplishments as a champion quarter mile runner in track and as a football halfback at Garland High School and Rice University. He was a three-year letterman in both track and football at Garland High School. As a sophomore, he ran a leg on the district winning mile relay team, and as a junior, he won the 440-yard dash and ran a leg on the district winning sprint relay team. As a senior Hatfield was co-captain of the track team and again won the district 440-yard dash championship. He also ran a leg on the districts winning mile relay team.

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Doyle Magee

Doyle Magee has been selected for induction into the Garland Sports Hall of Fame in recognition of his accomplishments as a track runner at Garland High School and North Texas State University, now the University of North Texas. As a junior at Garland High School, he ran the half-mile and qualified at the district meet to participate in the regional meet. As a senior he was not able to complete the season, during which he was competing as a quarter-miler. Following his graduation from Garland High School and after laying out for one year, Magee began his running career with the Eagle track team.

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George Roach

George Roach has been selected for induction into the Garland Sports Hall of Fame in recognition of his accomplishments as the track coach and the football line coach for Garland High School in the six-year period from 1949 to 1955.Roach lettered three years, starting the last two years as the offensive center and defensive linebacker at East Texas State University. In 1949, he joined the athletic staff at Garland High School as line coach of the football team. The Owls won the district title and advanced through the playoffs until losing to eventual state champion Littlefield in the state semi-finals.

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