WSISD honored the 2010 Hall of Fame inductees during pre-game of the first home varsity football game on Sept. 3, 2010. In addition, 270 individuals attended the first Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Banquet at Colonial Country Club on Sept. 4, 2010.
Before presenting the honorees’ plaques, Superintendent Audrey Arnold said Brewer Bears exemplify Belief, Excellence, Attitude, Respect and Service. Billy Ferguson, class of 1991 and current Voice of the Brewer Bears, served as MC for the event.
Former Voice of the Brewer Bears Larry Marshall shared highlights from games and pep rallies during the 1980s and early 1990s. A former member of the White Settlement ISD Board of Trustees and Church of Christ minister, Marshall attended all Brewer sporting events, inspiring the community to show their school spirit during Friday pep rallies and during Friday night football games.
Texas Rangers Hall of Famer Jim Sundberg was the keynote speaker. One of the top defensive catchers in Major League history, Sundberg won six Gold Glove awards and was a three-time American League All-Star.
Coach Ben Davis
Brewer High School Athletic Director and Head Football Coach from 1975 to 1995 and Athletic Director from 1995 to 2000, Ben Davis had 141 wins during his tenure and 69 losses. The Bears won eight District Championships, eight Bi-District Championships, two Regional Championships and one Area Championship.
A seven-time District Coach of the Year, Davis was the 1989 Tarrant County Coach of the Year, and he received the Texas High School Coaches’ Association’s Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Coaching Profession.
A recipient of the White Settlement Sunrise Kiwanis’ M.H. “Red” Barry Community Achievement Award and the Chamber of Commerce’s Outstanding Service Award, Davis is a member of the University of Tulsa Football Hall of Fame.
A member of the EECU Board of Directors for the past 30 years, he is also president of the WSISD Board of Trustees.
Coach Kenny Williams led the Brewer Bear Boys’ basketball team to the playoffs in 1990, 1997, 1998, 1999 and 2000. District Coach of the Year for the 1989-90 and 1996-97 seasons, Williams was also nominated as the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches’ Coach of the Year, an award given to only four other statewide coaches in divisions 1A through 5A.
A successful Brewer athlete himself, Williams began his coaching career at the middle school in 1982. He became varsity assistant for the Lady Bears’ team in 1983 and coached the freshmen and JV Lady Bears teams. He also coached the 1984 varsity girls’ track team. He is currently a counselor at Brewer High School.
Dorothy Griggs Morris, Class of 1956
On behalf of his family, Eddie Morris accepted the inductee award for the late Dorothy Griggs Morris. Named the 1954 Who’s Who in Girls’ Physical Education and 1956 Most Athletic, Griggs played basketball and tennis during all four years of high school. She led her basketball team to the first district and regional finals in BHS basketball history, and she was the high scorer with 33 points during the Bi-District Championship.
Named All-District basketball in 1955, Griggs was also a member of the cheerleading squad.
She was an activist for special needs children before special programs was implemented in White Settlement ISD, and she also served on the WSISD Board of Trustees from 1978 to 1982. The multi-purpose center at Brewer Middle School (formerly Brewer High School) is named for her.
William Roach, Class of 1956
Daughters Caroline Proctor and Beth Roach and granddaughter Mercer Proctor accept the award for the late William Roach, class of 1956.
Brewer’s first four-year starter in football and basketball, Roach was voted Most Athletic in 1956. Captain of the football and basketball teams in 1956, Roach was named All-District in football in 1953, 1954 and 1955.
Also a member of the track and tennis teams, Roach earned a football scholarship to Texas Christian University, where he made the SWC freshmen football team (freshmen were not eligible to play varsity). He played in the 1958 Cotton Bowl and the 1959 Bluebonnet Bowl and later signed with the Houston Oilers.
Clint Jaynes, Class of 1984
Named Outstanding Athlete his junior and senior years, Clint Jaynes was voted Most Athletic in 1984, and he was a member of the Brewer High School football, basketball, baseball and track teams. He was selected to the1984 Oil Bowl All-Star Team.
Among the Texas Top 100 Football Recruits in 1984, Jaynes was First Team All-District Tight-End and All-Tarrant County First Team.
In addition to winning the District Championship for Discus in ’82, ’83 and ’84 and being a Discus Regional Finalist in 1983 and 1984, Jaynes was named the 1984 District 4A5 MVP in basketball and All-District 4A5 in ’82, ’83 and ’84.
He earned a full athletic scholarship to play football at Baylor University, where he was a Baylor Bear from 1984 to 1988 and a member of the Baylor Bear Letterman’s Association.
Margie Tyrone, Class of 1990
Margie Tyrone advanced to the State Track Meet three consecutive years as a shot-put contender, winning the State Championship in 1990. State runner-Up in 1989 and fourth place State Finalist in 1988.
Brewer’s Most Athletic in 1990 and named All-District Basketball in 1989 and 1990, Tyrone was a member of the girls’ varsity basketball team for three years and the varsity track team for four. A 1990 Discus Regional Qualifier, Tyrone won the 1989 and 1990 District Championship, and she was District Runner-Up in 1988.
She earned a full scholarship to attend Angelo State University from 1990 to 1994. She won fourth place in the National All-American Shot-Put in 1992 and took eighth place in 1993.
A 1994 Shot-Put National Qualifier, Tyrone was the Lone Star Conference Shot-Put Champion in 1992 and 1993.
1958 Girls' Basketball Team
Coach Ellen Johnson and members of the 1958 girls’ basketball team are: Barbara Burchfield Bryant, Betty Burnett Versteegh, Sharon Clark Blair, Jo Ann Daniel Perry, Verna Dolloff Ohlhausen, Glenda Goodger Hanson, Linda Goodger Tucknies, Margaret Goodwin Spencer, Carolyn Hanson Morris, Bettye Hudson Landau, Myrna Stanford Thompson and Margie Thomas and manager Sharon Beckham Scott.
Not pictured are: the late Laverne Chapman, Jo Sue Gossett Dulaney, Donna King McKee, Billie Kyle Reaves, and manager Wanda Robbins Rodger.
The 1958 girls’ basketball team is the only girls’ basketball team to ever advance to the State Tournament. The “Brewerettes” won the District Championship and ended conference play with a 6-0 record. They played 23 games and lost only three, two of which were to 4A teams. The team took second place at state.
1984 Football Team
Members of the 1984 football team who attended the Induction Ceremony were: Joseph Abanilla, Kelly Abbott, Andy Bray, Justin Collins (accepting for his brother, the late Julius Collins, Chad Davis, Rich Dear, Donald Feronti,Todd Hatcher, Paul Lewis, Daryl McCollough, Frank Molinar, Phil Norris, Gary Robinson, Page Sadler, Johnny Summerhill, Madison Wiley (accepting on behalf of her father Randy Wiley).
Also pictured are Head Coach Ben Davis and Coaches Bob Auten, Al Gonzales, Dale Hart, David Roller (accepting on behalf of his father, the late James Roller) and Kenny Williams.
Not pictured are: players David Adkins, Shawn Burkhart, Randall Deaver. Russell Henderson, the late Eric Johnson, Kerry Knox, Roy Kruze, Terry Mooney, Wesley Moore, Dwayne Moyers, Mike Serenil, Chance Welch, David Westbrook and Matthew Winters and Coaches John Herrick, Mike Jenkins, Gail Kohn, the late Travis Salinas, John Slikker, Jim Stewart and Mike Turner.
With an overall record of 10-3, the team went three rounds in the playoffs, the furthest any team in Brewer history has achieved. The 1984 team won the Zone Championship, the District Championship and qualified for the Regionals.
1987 Baseball Team
Players from the 1987 baseball team pictured are: Bret Bentley, Rich Dear, Todd Hatcher, Derek Keathley, Fernando Molinar, Greg Morris, Toy Polk, Bobby Sisai, Craig Slovak, Ken Stavenhagen and Joe Whiteside. Also pictured is Assistant Coach Terry Massey and Mark Gabbert, grandson of the late Maggie Jenkins, who served as the team’s scorekeeper, team mom and statistician.
Not pictured are: players Brian Bowman, Donnie Carlisle, Lance De Los Santos, Devin Dixon, Scott Hall, Shawn Hammack, Scott Lichner, Peanuts Lowry, Shawn McBride, Wesley Moore, Chris O’Henley, Joey Paden, Ronnie Powers, Steve Putnam, John Turner, and Thomas Winters and Coach Mike Turner and assistants Ted Fay and John Herrick.
The first and only Brewer baseball team to advance to the State Playoffs, the 1987 team won second at State. The North Zone Champions and Bi-District and Regional Champions, Brewer took second place among 146 Class 4A teams that year. The team advanced further than any team in the history of Brewer High School, ending the season with a 25-12 record.
1990 Boys’ Basketball Team
Members of the 1990 boys’ basketball team pictured with Head Coach Kenny Williams are: Rick Brown, Matt Davis, Randall Duff, Trevor Edwards, TJ McMillan, Kevin Reid, Russ Welch and Robert Williams; scorekeeper Linda Sarrett; statistician, Raquel Bustamante Martin; and video technician, Billy Ferguson.
Not pictured are players Ben Fay, Scott Garrett, Matt Gibbins and James Pierce and assistant coaches Baron Pressley and Pete Valamides.
The team has the most wins (27) and most playoff wins in the history of Brewer boys’ basketball. The team won the Bi-District Championship with a 25-7 record, the Area Championship with a 26-7 record, and the Regional Semi-Finals with a 27-7 record. Prior to that season, only one team had advanced to the Playoffs.
The team finished as the Region 1 finalist, a game shy of state.