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Hurst-Euless-Bedford

SPORTS HALL OF FAME

In Recognition of


MOSES RUIZ

Inducted February 5, 2005


Pyote High School:  Football Two Year Letterman, Basketball Four Year Letterman, East-West All Star, Tennis State Runner-up Doubles 1961, Doubles State Champion 1963, State Runner-up Singles 1964, Singles State Champion 1965;  Odessa Junior College:  Tennis Singles Conference Champion 1966, Third in Doubles, Qualified for Nationals, Singles Semi-Finalist at Nationals 1967, Named to the All American Team;  North Texas State University 1968-69:  Full Tennis Scholarship, Singles Runner-up Missouri Valley Conference, Named to All Conference Team;  H.E.B. ISD:  Harrison Lane Elementary:  Physical Education Teacher, Track Coach 1970, L.D. Bell High School 1971-2000:  Teacher, Head Tennis Coach, Eighteen District Championships, Eight Regional Championships, Coached Three Semi-Finalists and One State Champion;  Inducted into the Texas High School Coaches Hall of Fame in December 2000.


One of his favorite sayings sums up his career:  "All men are created equal-except the great ones."


Born September 29, 1946

Dedicated to Kids

"The Champion"