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Hurst-Euless-Bedford

SPORTS HALL OF FAME

In Recognition of

JOHN MOORING BURNS

Inducted February 20, 1999


Born in a Log Cabin in Sallisaw, Oklahoma;  Served in the Armed Forces in France;  Moved to Hurst in 1962;  Mid-Cities Pee Wee Football:  Assistant Coach 1962-63, Head Coach 1964-76, Playoffs Four Years, Runner-up Two Years, One Championship, Coach of the Year Two Times, Vice Commissioner Four Years, Field Equipment Manager Four Years, Vice President Four Years, Presently Advisor to Board of Directors;  Tri-Cities Baseball:  Head Coach Bronco League 1963-64, Head Coach Pony League 1965-70;  Hurst Girls Softball:  Sponsor and Coach 1974-76, Founder and Coach of T-Kings Women's Softball Team 1977-97, Six TAAF State Championships;  Bell Booster Club Vice President Three Years;  Longest Serving Member in Mid-Cities Pee Wee Football Association, 1962 to Present.

In 1962 Hurst-Euless-Bedford gained a citizen who greatly enhanced the community with continuous service to young people.

Born April 1, 1923

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