2005 Inductees

Jerry Hutson

Jerry Hutson's athletic achievements at Garland High School and Texas Christian University are recognized by his selection for induction into the Garland Sports Hall of Fame. Hutson won the state mile championship as a junior in 1953 with a time of 4:35.1, and as a senior in 1954 was third behind a record-setting mile time of 4:28.8 in the Owls first year of competition in the highest track classification. He set new records in the mile at eight meets in 1954 and broke the oldest state record in the mile run at the Fort Worth Recreation Meet. In 1953 he was named the Class AAA Athlete of the Year by the Dallas sports writers.

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Jeff Jackson

Jeff Jackson's achievements as a hurdler in track competition for North Garland High School and Baylor University are recognized by his induction into the Garland Sports Hall of Fame. Jackson earned All-America recognition three times in the outdoor 110-meter high hurdles and once in the 55-meter indoors high hurdles at Baylor University during 1992-1995. As a North Garland senior in 1991 he won the Class 5A 110-meter high hurdles state championship with a time of 14.0 and was the Region II 300-meter low hurdles titlist before clipping a hurdle and falling at the state meet.

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Lawrence (Butch) Metcalf

Lawrence "Butch" Metcalf's athletic achievements at Garland High School and the University of Oklahoma are recognized by his selection for induction into the Garland Sports Hall of Fame. Butch was a three-year letterman in football, basketball, and track and field at Garland in the 1950s and early 1960s. In football he served as co-captain of the 1960 Owls, the first Garland team to win the district championship in Class 4A, the top University Interscholastic League classification. Metcalf started as offensive tackle and defensive end, and his play earned him all-district, all-metroplex, and all-state recognition his senior year.

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Ronnie Scoggins

Ronnie Scoggins' record with the 1963 Garland High School state Class 4A football champions and as the leading runner and pass receiver for the 1964 state football champion Owls is recognized by his induction into the Garland Sports Hall of Fame. In 1964 Scoggins ran for 1,222 yards on 188 carries and caught 25 passes for 541 yards, scoring 27 touchdowns. Against Dallas Samuell he gained 174 yards on nine carries, including touchdown runs of 63 and 66 yards. He had 66 yards on 11 carries and a touchdown against Mesquite, and against Paris he had 79 yards on 15 carries and three touchdowns.

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