James "Sonny" Wilson
    "Class of 1961"
    Wilson,James Sonny Inducted in 2014
    A three-year starter on the baseball team, James "Sonny" Wilson was an outstanding second baseman throughout his career at Atkins.  He was  noted for his clutch hitting with a batting average of over 500 both his junior and senior years.  He was captain of the team during his senior year.  His most memorable game was against Carver High School in which he drive in 8 runs and scored 3 more against this noted rival.