Wall of Honor Inductees 1970-1979

Wall of Honor Inductees 1970-1979

Timmy Brown – Track – 1970

Brown was a State Champion in the Discus with a throw of 183’10” in 1969. He was also All-District in 3 sports (track, basketball & football) for the Tigers.

He broke the old regional discus record by 16 ft & broke the Belton school record of Richard Inman by 23 ft. In 1969 he had the 2nd best throw in state regardless of classification, ranked among the top ten in the nation.

Tim was recruited by Kansas, Oklahoma, and USC for football. But chose to attend Texas A&M where he threw discus for 3 years.

1970 – Tim Brown Full Write Up

 

Jack White – Football – 1970

White was named 2nd Team 3-A All-State on offense in 1970. His Jr year he played on the 10-2-1 Belton Semifinal team of 1969. The 235 lb Sr led Belton to an 8-1-1 record in 1970.

Was recruited by several colleges, but decided to give up football after high school.

1970 – Jack White Full Write Up

Booker Russell – Football – 1973

Russell played 4 years in the NFL with the Raiders, Eagles & Chargers. He once scored 3 TD’s for Oakland on Monday Night Football in 1979.

Russell was not a “star” in high school as a 175 lb end, he was a “late bloomer” earning a college scholarship at Southwest Texas where he was a 6’2″ 233 lb back & end for 3 years.

1973 – Booker Russell Full Write Up

Ted Williams – Football – 1974

Williams was named 1st Team 3-A All-State as a Center & Kicker. Started on 3 Tiger teams that were 31-5-2 over 3 years. He was a 6’2″ 228 lbs as Sr & named All-State by Texas Sports Writers.

Made 17 of 36 FG attempts over his career with a school record of 44 yds. He went on to play football at Lamar where he received a degree in accounting.

1974 – Ted Williams Full Write Up

Robert Dominguez – Football – 1974

Named 1st Team All-State on defense & 2nd Team All-State on offense by the Texas Sports Writers. He was also named the Centex Player of the Year.

Though “undersized” at 5’11” & 175 lbs, he was named 2nd Team Defense on the Super All-State Team (regardless of classification).

Started on Tiger teams that were 31-5-2 over 3 years. He set the Belton single game tackle record with 21 solo tackles in a game.

1974 – Robert Dominguez Full Write Up

Alana Jones – Volleyball – 1975

Jones was the 1st Tiger female athlete to make an All-State Team. Named by Texas Volleyball Coaches to Texas East/West All-Star Game.

She played on 4 District Championship team in 1972-75 & in the Regional Tournament all four years of high school. She went on to play volleyball at UMHB in 1977-1980 and was the team’s MVP.

1975 – Alana Jones Full Write Up

Kelly Brooks – Track – 1977

Brooks was the State Champion for 3-A in Shotput in 1977. In high school Kelly was an All Centex football player. He played football at Howard Payne his freshman year of college.

He then went on to The University of Texas where he became an NCAA All-American in shotput in 1980-1981 & an Olympic Trial qualifier in 1984 with a PB of 66’1″.

1977 – Kelly Brooks Full Write Up

Donnie Kelly – Golf – 1979

Kelly was a State Champion in golf for the Tigers. He finished 3rd in the State Golf Tournament his Freshman year & finished 1st as a Senior in 1979. Was voted top male athlete at Belton HS in 1979.

He went on to play golf at The University of Houston as a freshman, then went on to play his next 3 years at The University of Oklahoma. In college he finished 2nd at the John Burns Intercollegiate Tournament in Hawaii in 1981.

1979 – Donny Kelly Full Write Up