Hurst-Euless-Bedford

SPORTS HALL OF FAME

MATT SKINNER

 

INDUCTED FEBRUARY 12, 2011

 

Attended Elementary School at Euless and Lakewood 1969-1975:  An All-Star Player in Little League Basketball and Baseball, an Outstanding Player in Mid-Cities Pee Wee football. Harwood Junior High 1975-1978: Football, Basketball, and Track. Trinity High School 1978-1981: Football; All-District, All Greater Dallas, All-Tarrant County, Tarrant County Offensive Player of the Year, All-Area, All-State, Texas High School Coaches Association North-South All Star Game MVP 1981, Oil Bowl All-Star Texas vs. Oklahoma 1981. Baseball; Sophomore of the Year, All-District, All Tarrant County, All Greater Dallas, All-State, Texas High School Coaches Association North-South All Star game. Rice University 1981-1983: Full Football-Baseball Scholarship. University of Texas at Arlington 1983-1985: All Southland Conference, Drafted by the Baltimore Orioles 1985, Played in the Baltimore Minor League System, Brought Fame to the HEB Community as an outstanding Athlete in High School and College. Coach and Head of a School in the State of Georgia for 14 years.

 

Born April 14, 1963

“Strong and Courageous”

Joshua 1-9


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