Bill Glass 1935-2021
Jerry THompson 1923-2021
Jerry Thompson is one of the most decorated track athletes in Texas history. Thompson’s success started early in high school, where he won the state mile run in 1941 and continued into college at the University of Texas. The Bowie, Texas, native won the NCAA two-mile championship in 1943 but put his track career on hold to serve in World War Two as a part of the Navy.