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Hurst-Euless-Bedford

SPORTS HALL OF FAME

In Recognition of


THURMAN WATSON

Inducted February 1, 2003


High School:  Direks, Arkansas:  Football and Basketball;  Attended Tyler Commercial College and Tyler Junior College;  Received Radio Telephone First Class License;  Served in the United States Army;  Korea Veteran;  Discharged as a Master Sergeant;  Moved to Euless in 1959;  Mid-Cities Pee Wee Football:  Coach 1962-70, Multiple Championships, Coach of the Year 1964;  Won the 1966 Haltom City Championship Game;  Coached Junior and Senior Leagues 1979-83, Three Championship Games;  Basketball Coach:  Optimist Club 1963-65, Mid-Cities Little Dribblers 1981;  Euless Athletic Association 1981-85;  Mid-Cities Pee Wee Football and Cheerleading Board:  Senior League Commissioner Five Years, Vice President Five Years, President Nine Years of Service and Counting;  An Organizer of Youth Sports in Hurst, Euless, and Bedford.


Born October 31, 1929

A Life Dedicated to Youth Sports

"The Leader"