EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – Eddie Guerrero, the WWE champion who died tragically in 2005 of acute heart failure, will headline the El Paso Athletic Hall of Fame’s Class of 2023.
Guerrero will go into the Hall in the Posthumous category as one of eight members of the 2023 Class. He will join his father Salvador in the El Paso Athletic Hall of Fame. Salvador was a member of the Class of 2020.
The Class of 2023 will be enshrined on June 28 in a ceremony at El Paso Community College. Tickets are on sale on the Hall of Fame’s website.
The other seven members of the Class of 2023 can be found below. First, in the Living Athlete Category:
One of the greatest High School female basketball players ever from El Paso and the only female basketball player to play at the University of Texas
A 1976 Jefferson High School graduate she once scored 79 points in a high school basketball game the most ever by a male or female
Jeanette Lawrence Castro
A 4 Time NCAA All-American in Track and Field at UTEP and a Five Time WAC Champion in 800 meters
Ten-Time Mexican National Champion in Running
Andress High School Graduate and a 3-Time 400 Meter Intermediate Hurdles Outdoor Champion in 1984,1985,1986
2-Time NCAA Track and Field All-American in 400 Meter Intermediate Hurdles in 1985 and 1986
Next, in the Coach/Administrator Category:
Named National High School Baseball Coach of the Year in 2022
3 Time Texas Class 6A High School Baseball State Champions at South Lake Carroll High School
A Well respected and long time Administrator in the Clint, Socorro and Ysleta Independent School Districts
Was Head Football Coach for Hanks High School in mid 80’s for Five Years guiding team to 3 playoff berths and two district Championships
In the Officials Category:
Charles Henning Miller
Has been a highly successful volleyball and basketball official for 49 years on the high school and collegiate level.
Mr. Miller is still refereeing and one of his great memories is being able to officiate high school basketball games with his son
Finally, in the Media/Supporter of Athletics Category:
Long-time involvement with the annual High School Football All Star Game
Founding Member of the El Paso Football Coach’s Clinic
Long-time analyst on KTSM’s 9 Overtime high school football wrap-up show.