Here are the eight new inductees:
Living Athlete Category
Jim Bowden - A graduate of Eastwood High School. Bowden won a state title in basketball when he was a player for the Troopers in 1976. He would then play basketball at UTEP for legendary head coach Don Haskins.
Steven Lee - Played running back at Austin High School. In 1986, Lee led the state in rushing yards with 2,625 yards and 29 touchdowns. He's currently the head basketball coach for the girls varsity team at Pebble Hills High School.
Ken Lucero - Ran cross country and track at Coronado High School. Lucero went on to join the track and field team at UTEP, where he won several titles and was also named an NCAA All-American.
David Moore - Moore was the head basketball coach at Clint High School. In 1992, he led the Clint Lions to the final four of the state playoffs. He won a total of 11 district titles while at Clint.
Wright Stanton - Stanton is a local swimming coach. He's coached several club teams in El Paso and has won numerous championships with the teams he's coached. He's also coached several swimmers who have gone on to swim at the collegiate level.
Media/Supporter of Athletics Category
Brian Kennedy - Kennedy served as CEO of the El Paso Sports Commission and El Paso County Coliseum for several years. He was also a part-owner of radio stations around the city.
Chris Snead - Snead is a college football referee. He has officiated football games for the SEC for several years.
Bruce Gordon - Gordon was a track and field coach in El Paso for several years. He spent 17 years at Coronado High School and led the Thunderbirds to numerous track and field championships. Gordon passed away in 2016.