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    Missie Milton Brock participated in many athletic activities at Albany High School between 1975 and 1978. She lettered in basketball and was involved in cheerleading and tennis while attending. She was a member of the All Region Basketball Team and the All Tournament Team. While in high school, Missie was also co-captain of the cheerleaders.
    From 1978 to 1982 she attended Valdosta State College where she was involved with both basketball and softball. She played on the Lady Blazer basketball team for four years and achieved many accomplishments and awards.
    While playing basketball at Valdosta State, she gained the honor of "Best Free Throw Percentage," and was awarded the Carol Chason Award, the Best Offensive Player Award, and the Miss Lady Blazer Award. For two of the four years at Valdosta State, Missie also played Lady Blazer softball.
    Upon graduating college, Missie began working at Thomasville High School as the Assistant Coach for varsity basketball. While at Thomasville High, she was also a teacher for the mildly intellectually disabled. In 1983, Missie began working at Colquitt County High School. Here she took on many roles including Assistant Girls Basketball Coach, Head Softball Coach, Varsity Cheerleading Coach, and Gymnastics Coach. Under Missie's guidance, the varsity cheerleaders won the 1985 Camp Award for Best Squad. As head softball coach, Missie was awarded the 1987 Region 1-AAAA Coach of the Year. In addition to all of her coaching responsibilities, Missie was also a teacher for various special education classes and a system coordinator for special education for three years.
    Missie has also taught and coached at additional high schools during her career including Worth County High (1992-1996), Fitzgerald High (1996-2000), Westside High (2000-2002), Jackson County High (2002-2006), and Central Middle (2006-2010). She is currently at Whitworth-Buchanan Middle School as the department head for Special Education. Missie was also a volunteer for the Special Olympics from 1981-2002.
    Gary Lee was born February 12, 1965 in Warner Robins, Georgia.  He attended high school at Westover High School in Albany, Georgia.  During Gary's attendance at Westover High, he participated in football.  As a football player, he led his region in scoring and was an all-region selection.  He was also MVP in region 1-AAAA.  During his high school football career, Gary rushed for 823 yards and made 10 touchdowns on 107 carries.  He led the region with 14 kickoff returns for 346 yards and punted five times for a 45.6 yard average.  Gary also lettered three years in basketball and two years in track.
    Gary Lee was awarded two sports scholarships, one for football and one for track and field, to attend Georgia Tech.  He was recruited as a wide-receiver by Georgia Tech.  While attending Georgia Tech, Gary had the best yards-per-catch average in Tech history for a season and career.  As a receiver, he had 67 career receptions for a total of 1299 yards.  As a kickoff return specialist, he had 42 returns for a total of 874 yards and two touchdowns.
    In 1981, Gary Lee was drafted by the Detroit Lions in the NFL Drafts.  He played for two years as a kick-off return specialist and receiver.  He also returned 50 kick-offs for an average of 21.5 yards and had 41 receptions for a 13.1 yard average and one touchdown.
    In addition to being a National Football League wide receiver, Gary is also a successful businessman and father of three children.  He is best known for his 95-yard, game-winning kick-off return for a touchdown against rival Georgia 17 years ago.  Currently, Gary Lee is the Executive Director of Warner Robin's Redevelopment Agency.
    Ulysses Wilson attended high school at Monroe High School from 1965 to 1967.  While there he played baseball as both shortstop and second base.  He lead the team in batting average (.580), stolen bases , and RBI's.  Ulysses  lead Monroe High School to its only state baseball championship in 1967.  He was scouted by the Boston Red Sox Organization during his senior year.
    In 1967, Ulysses went on to attend Florida A&M University in Tallahassee, Florida.  Here he also took the positions of short stop and second base on the baseball team.  During his college career, Ulysses lead the team in batting average for two years (.360 Sophomore year and .380 Junior year) and also lead in stolen bases during these same two years.  He was selected to play in the College All-Star game in Columbia, South America along side future New York Yankee star Bucky Dent.
    In 1970, Ulysses was drafted in the Fourth Round and signed a professional baseball contract with the San Diego Padres Organization.  He was the first African American signed to any professional sport's contract from Albany, Georgia.  In 1970, he began he began his career as a professional short stop with the Lodi Padres in the Rookie A Northwestern League under manager George Freeze. During this time, he lead the team in runs scored, stolen bases, and batting average (.287). In 1971, Ulysses played for the Alexandria Aces in the AA League under manager Duke Snyder, and he lead the team in stolen bases and batting average (.280).  He also lead his team to the playoffs.  In 1972 he continued on to the AAA League playing for the Hawaii Padres under manager Rocky Bridges.  He lead this team in runs scored and batting average (.292).  From 1972 to 1973, Ulysses was invited to Major League Spring Training where he played against Hall of Fame members Willie Mayes, Ernie Banks, Reggie Jackson, and Willie McCovey.  In 1977, he played Semi-Professional Baseball with the Albany Hawks where he lead the team  in batting, home runs, and runs batted in for eight straight years.
Mark Williams began his sports career at Westover High School in Albany, Georgia.  From 1991 to 1995, he participated in football, baseball, and track and field.  In 1994, he was a member of the State Track Champions and a member of the Albany Herald's "Dirty Dozen."  Mark was voted Most Athletic his senior year.
    Williams went on to play football at Georgia Southern University.  While there he was a three-year consensus All-American performer who finished his Georgia Southern career with 13 separate national honors.  He started 50 of 51 career games and was a two-year recipient of the Jacob's Blocking Award, which is presented annually to the top offensive lineman in the Southern Conference.
    As the Eagles' starting right guard, he led Georgia Southern to a 41-13 mark during four letter-winning seasons.  Williams played an even greater role in GSU's 37-6 (.860) ledger as a sophomore, junior, and senior, which included three straight SoCon titles, two NCAA Division 1-AA National Championship (1999).
    Williams perhaps enjoyed his greatest season in 1999, creating openings in the offensive line which translated into a number one national statistical rank in scoring offense, total offense, and rushing offense.  He was also credited as being a key contributor to the success of the sophomore fullback Adrian Peterson, who went on to capture the 1999 Walter Payton Award after rushing for 1,807 regular season yards.
    His accomplishments earned selection to six different first-team All-American squads during his senior season - The Associated Press, The Sports Network, Football Gazette, USA Today/ESPN, Teamlink.com, and Walter Camp.
    Mark Williams is currently the Offensive line coach at Woodward Academy.  He joined the Ware Eagle football staff in the spring of 2008.  He brings years of experience, knowledge of offensive line play, and the triple option.
Dr. Judd Biasiotto is the President of World Class Enterprises, a sports fitness corporation.  He has worked as a sports psychologist with numerous amateur and professional athletes and sports teams including the Kansas City Royals, the Pittsburgh Pirates, and the Cincinnati Reds.  He is the author of 57 books and more than 700 articles and is considered one of the top sports writers in America.  One of his most recent books, Reflections received a sport's Emmy from the American Sports and Science Academy.  He is a feature writer for 6 national magazines including Muscle and Fitness, Shape, and Natural Physique.  He is also the editor-in-chief for Exercise for Men Only and Natural Physique.  Dr. Biasiotto was recently selected to the International Platform Association, a non-profit organization that honors the best speakers and orators in the world.  Over the last four decades, he has presented over 1,000 talks and seminars.
    In addition to his professional achievements, Dr. Biasiotto also has the rare distinction of being a world class powerlifter and bodybuilder.  He has set 101 state records, 47 region records, 23 American records, 16 national records, and 14 world records.  During his lifting career, he has won eleven world titles including four world championships.   In 198, Powerlifting USA ranked Dr. Biasotto as the fourth best powerlifter of all time.  In the year 2000, he was named as one of the top fifty lifters of the millennium by Powerlifting USA.  That same year Dr. Biasiotto became the oldest man to win the national and world open bodybuilding championships.  His best lifts at a body weight of 132 pounds include a bench press of 319 pounds and a deadlift of 551 pounds.  In 1988, Dr. Biasiotto shocked he sports world by squatting an incredible 603 pounds at a body weight of 130 pounds.  That lift, which exceeded the previous ADFPA world record by over 80 pounds, is considered one of the most prolific feats of strength in the history of the sport of powerlifting.
    Moreover, Dr. Biasiotto is the founder of  Dr. Judd's Love Foundation, a corporation that is designed to help the disabled and impoverished.
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