Sammy May (2004)
Arkansas Tech University
An all-sports performer at Atkins High School 1948-51 and 3-sport star at ATU in FB, BB and Track, 1952-55.
In the 1951 HS conference meet Atkins won the meet with 90 points of which May scored 31, winning five 1st places, three of them new records, and also ran on three winning relay teams. The next team scored only 33 pints.
In the 1951 state HS meet Atkins won with 52½ points, of which May scored 23¾ points, the next team just 24. May won the high hurdles, pole vault and high jump, was 2nd in the broad jump and ran on three 1st place relay teams.
In the 1954 AIC meet May led ATU to a 2nd place finish with 16¾ of their 40 points as the top individual scorer. He won the 100-yard Dash (10.0), the broad jump (22-2½), had a 1st place tie in pole vault (12-3) and ran on the winning 880-yard Relay, 2nd place 440-yard Relay and finished 3rd in the 220-yard Dash.