Pursley, Brad

Pursley, Brad

Brad Pursley of Merkel and Abilene Christian University was a state champion and NAIA and NCAA national champion in the pole vault. He competed internationally and qualified for the U.S. Olympic trials three times. Pursley was ranked as high as No. 3 in the world and...
Orr, Terry

Orr, Terry

Terry Orr was a star running back on a district championship team at Cooper and then played for the Texas Longhorns, where he rushed for 1,279 yards and 11 touchdowns during his career. He was fourth in the Southwest Conference in rushing touchdowns in 1984. Orr was...
Millerman, Jim

Millerman, Jim

Jim Millerman was a member of Abilene High teams that won two state championships in the same calendar year. In the spring of 1954, he ran on the Eagles’ sprint relay team that won a gold medal at the state track meet and recorded the fastest time in the nation....
Baker-Hejny, JimAnne

Baker-Hejny, JimAnne

JimAnne Baker Hejny of Cisco won 13 individual gold medals and 2 gold team medals at the State Track Meet in her career in the 100, 200, 400, Long and Triple Jump and relay teams.  The Lady Loboes, led by Baker, won the Class 2A state track team championship in 2001...
Anderson-Hassell, Kendra

Anderson-Hassell, Kendra

Kendra Anderson Hassell graduated from Colorado City in 1999 and then went to Hardin-Simmons where she became the most decorated basketball player in school history. She led the Cowgirls to four straight American Southwest Conference championships and four NCAA...