Tyler ISD Athletics announces 2018 Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees

July 19, 2018


The Tyler ISD Athletic Department is proud to announce 2018 Tyler ISD Athletic Hall of Fame inductees.


2018 Hall of Fame Class

Gary Baxter – John Tyler (Football, 1997)

James (Jim) Warren Davis – Tyler High (Football and Baseball, 1956)

Gary Don Johnson – John Tyler (Football, 1975)

Marianne Jones – Tyler Lee (Girls Basketball Coach, 1983-1998)

Billy Lawson, Sr. - John Tyler (Boys Basketball Coach, 1978-1988)

Corey Mayfield, Sr. – Tyler Lee (Football, 1988)

Laura Hanna Waits – Tyler Lee (Tennis, 1980)

1968 Emmett Scott Basketball Team (Prairie View Interscholastic League 3A State Champions)


Inductees were selected based on their high school achievements, post high school accomplishments and other contributing factors.


The Hall of Fame inductees will be recognized at a ceremony Saturday, September 8, before the John Tyler vs. Tyler Lee football game at CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Rose Stadium.


To be considered for the Tyler ISD Athletic Hall of Fame, an athlete, coach, or contributor must be nominated. To nominate someone for the 2019 class, visit http://tylersports.rankonesport.com.  Nomination forms must be received by June 1, 2019. Athletes, coaches and contributors must have graduated or no longer be a part of the school district for at least five years before being considered. Tyler High, Emmett Scott, John Tyler and Tyler Lee graduates are eligible. 

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