2006 Inductees

Joe B. Brown

Joe B. Brown's accomplishments as the head basketball coach at Garland High School have earned him induction into the Garland Sports Hall of Fame. During a 13-year period, 1960-1972, he guided the Owls to a district championship in 1962 and bi-district championships in 1966 and 1971. His teams always were in contention for the district title and, besides the three championships, the Owls were district runner-up a remarkable seven times. His 1971 quintet may have been the most successful team Garland has produced. Besides a bi-district title, the team, led by Hall of Famer Ray Roberts...

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Jerry Cook

Jerry Cook's accomplishments as a member and a coach for the Garland PeeWee Football Association for the past 28 years have earned his induction into the Garland Sports Hall of Fame. Cooks background includes playing as a lineman for the Garland High School Owls and subsequently for Ranger Junior College. In 1978 he joined Garland PeeWee Football as the coach for the sixth grade Sam Houston Colts. During the next 27 years he coached the seventh grade at Sam Houston and Brandenburg and the sixth grade at Jackson, OBanion, and since 1991, Austin Academy.

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Cindy Mosteller

Cindy Mosteller's accomplishments as coach of the Garland High School girls softball team have earned her induction into the Garland Sports Hall of Fame. Her 2006 team finished the seasons with a record of 35 wins and only two losses and won the Texas state 5A championship with a 13-inning victory over defending the state champion Keller, 4 to 1. The team received a national ranking of third. Mosteller was selected Coach of the Year for the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. A year earlier her Garland team had done almost as well, posting a record of 33 wins and a single tie, until it lost to Keller in 15 innings in the state championship game...

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Roger Parker

Roger Parker's accomplishments as a Garland High School running back and as a collegiate and professional golfer have earned his induction into the Garland Sports Hall of Fame. Parker was the starting slot-back for the 1964 state champion Garland High School Owls, earning his second letter after earning his first as a reserve back for the 1963 state champion Owls. As a senior he rushed for 671 yards and five touchdowns and had 349 yards and four touchdowns on pass receptions. He also gained 284 yards returning punts and kickoffs.

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