Santos “Kayo” Perez

Inducted in 2007
Graduated from Bowie High School in 1942
World War II veteran
Texas Western graduate
As a player, he was known for his size of heart and competitive spirit
Had a 32 year career as a professional educator and coach
Coached baseball at Jefferson High School 1963 and led them to their first District title in 12 years
Silver Foxes also captured the Bi-District career in 1963 and went “toe to toe” with Lubbock Monterrey before losing the Regional Championship in three games
Led Jefferson to 1966 District Championship
Coached Bowie High School in 1974 and led them to District Championship
Always brought his competitive nature and philosophy into the teaching and coaching arena and he was always challenging his students and players to succeed and overcome all obstacles to be winners in the game of life
Inducted into the El Paso Athletic Hall of Fame
Inducted into the El Paso Softball Hall of Fame
Inducted into Mexico Basketball Hall of Fame