Hall of Fame

Walker Sory, Class of 1962

Induction Class of 2007
Baseball & Basketball

Walker was a standout on the 1962 baseball team that won the first State Championship. Sory was named All-State following batting .327 for the year. He was also the starting guard for the Trojans during the 1961 and ’62 season. That team finished fourth in the State Basketball Tournament. Walker was a member of the “M” Club both years at MDJC. While at MDCJ Sory was the keyboard player for a popular five-piece Rock & Roll band called the Blue Notes. Following that he played with another popular band called Joe Frank and the Knights.

Sory played semi-pro baseball on the Humphreys County Team in the summer following his sophomore year and was named as one of sixteen members of the All-State Baseball Team by the National Baseball Congress of America.

Walker Sory continued his education at Delta State University and earned a degree in Accounting. He did accounting work for a farming and gin operation for several years before going to work as a rural mail career for the U.S. Postal Office in 1978.

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