Athletics Hall of Fame

The Manteo High School Athletics Hall of Fame is dedicated to preserving the proud tradition of high school athletics at MHS.  The Hall of Fame seeks to highlight the past, in order to insure a promising future.  The recognition of past student-athletes and coaches serves to provide models for future generations to emulate.  Candidates will be judged on their performances, achievements, and contributions to Manteo High School.  The inaugural class will be inducted in September of 2017.

In order to be considered for the Hall of Fame individuals must be nominated.  All nominations must be turned into the Manteo High School front office by February 1 in order to be considered for that years inducted class.  In order to be eligible for the Athletics Hall of Fame individuals must be removed from MHS as athletes for at least 10 years, and as coaches for at least 5 years.  Nominations, once submitted, are good for 10 years.  There is a cost of $10 for each nomination that is submitted.  Checks can be made out to Manteo High School Athletics Hall of Fame.  Nomination forms for coaches and athletes are located in the MHS front office, or can be downloaded from links below.  A committee is in place in order to review nominations, vote, and select Hall of Fame members.  If there are any questions please contact Athletic Director Alfie Wheeler at 252-473-5841.

nomination form (student athlete)

nomination form (coach)

Hall of Fame Sponsor

2017 – Mollie A. Fearing and Associates Inc.

Manteo High School Athletics Hall of Fame

Induction Class of 2017

Above are the 2017 Hall of Fame inductees and representatives


LUANN SWAIM, (1972), Basketball: four-time All-Conference, two-time All-State, attended East Carolina University for Basketball and Volleyball.



DAVID DANIELS, (1965), Football, Basketball, Baseball, Attended Southeastern University for Basketball.



COACH GEORGE PEARCE, Coached at Manteo from 1967 – 1994, Baseball, Junior Varsity Basketball, Assistant Football, Multiple Baseball Conference Championships, State Championships in 1974 and 1976.


CARL DANIELS, (1981), Football, Basketball, Baseball, Baseball: four-time All-Conference, Basketball: All-Conference, Football: two-time All-Conference, two-time All-Albemarle Player of the Year, Attended East Carolina University and Jarvis Christian College.



SAM DANIELS, (1979), Football, Baseball. Football: two-time All-Conference, Baseball: three-time All-Conference, 1976 Baseball State Championship, Attended North Carolina Wesleyan. Selected in 1982 Major League Baseball draft by the San Diego Padres.



EUGENE “KOOL” SIMMONS, (1971), Football, Basketball, Baseball. Attended North Carolina A&T University.



STEVIE JOE BURTON, (1979), Football, Basketball, Baseball. Football: two-time All – Conference, All East Team, Basketball: three-time All – Conference, All East Team, Baseball: two-time All-Conference, All East Team, two-time Athlete of the Year. Attended Southwest State University. Selected in 1982 Major League Baseball draft by the Chicago Cubs.



DANIEL HINES DAVIS, (1939), Football, Basketball, Baseball. Attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill for Football, Baseball, Boxing.




EMANUEL DAVIS, (2007), Football, Basketball, Track. Football: All Conference, All State, 2006 Conference Player of Year Basketball: All Conference, All State. Track: All State, State Champion in triple jump. Attended East Carolina University and currently plays for Hamilton Tiger Cats of the Canadian Football League.


KATIE MILLER, (2004), Volleyball, Basketball, Softball. Volleyball: two-time All Conference, 2003 Conference Player of Year. Softball: four-time All Conference, two-time Conference Player of Year, two-time All State. two-time Athlete of the Year. Attended George Washington University for Softball



MARY CAROLYN BURRUS SCARBOROUGH, (1948), Basketball, Softball. Medalist for Basketball and Softball. Attended Business School following High School.




HEATHER DANIELS SULKOWSKI, (1996), Volleyball, Basketball. Volleyball: four-time All Conference, Northeastern Coastal Player of the Year, Basketball: four-time All Conference, two-time Athlete of the Year, attended Barton College and Peace College for Volleyball and Basketball.




LOIS SEARS TWYNE, (1955), Basketball: four years. Voted Most Athletic in her class.




STAN KEE,  (1976), Football, Basketball, Baseball. Baseball: two-time State Champion. Athlete of the Year.



RANDELL HOLMES, (1952), Football, Basketball, Baseball. Attended East Carolina University for Football




COACH JERRY B. CAHOON, (1953), Football, Basketball, Baseball. Attended East Carolina University. From 1960 to 1990 served as a Coach and Athletic Director at MHS: Football, Girls Basketball, Baseball, and Softball.