2004 Inductees

Jimmy Adams

Accomplishments as a quarterback for championship football teams at Garland High School and East Texas State University (now Texas A&M at Commerce) have earned his induction into the Garland Sports Hall of Fame. In 1963 Adams quarterbacked the Garland High Owls to an undefeated season, blemished by only a single tie game, and the Class 4A state football championship. The Owls defeated Corpus Christi Miller in the state finals. As a senior in 1964 he quarterbacked Garland to a record of 13 wins and a single loss and a second consecutive Class 4A state football championship. The Owls defeated Galena Park in the state finals.

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Lynn Duyck

Accomplishments as a multi-sport athlete at South Garland High School and Stephen F. Austin State University and girls sports coach at Garland High School have earned her induction into the Garland Sports Hall of fame. At South Garland High School, Duyck was a starter on a district championship volleyball team and an All-District guard on the girls basketball team. She lettered three years in both cross country and track and field. As a senior in 1977 she qualified for the finals in the preliminaries in seven events in the district track meet: 220-yard dash, 440-yard dash, the 440, 880, and mile relays, long jump, and triple jump.

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Tony Valle

Tony Valle's accomplishments as a baseball player for the North Garland Raiders, Southwest Texas State University, and in professional baseball have earned him induction into the Garland Sports Hall of Fame. At North Garland Valle played first base for both the 1984 and 1985 Raider teams, both of which qualified for the state playoffs. As a senior, he had a .349 batting average in district play, and had 11 runs batted in, 10 runs scored, and two home runs. He was named to the second team All-District both years. North Garland in 1985 compiled a record of 27 wins, four losses...

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Curley Watters

Curley Ray Watters' accomplishments as a football halfback at Carver High School and West Texas State University have earned his induction into the Garland Sports Hall of Fame. At Carver High the Tigers capped their 11-year football record with three consecutive district championships in 1963, 1964, and 1965 with Watters being the leading runner on the 63 and 64 teams the latter having the most successful season of any Carver team. Watters scored 27 touchdowns for the 1964 Tiger team, which posted a record of 11 wins and a single loss before falling to Bartlett in the state Class A finals, 8 to 6.

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