GREENBRIER- Greenbrier High School inducted five new members to the Bobcat Athletic Hall of Fame on Friday night during halftime of the girls’ basketball game.
Gary Bedwell was a graduate of Greenbrier in 1969, playing both baseball and basketball for the Bobcats. On the court, Bedwell was a 3-year starter and scored more than 1,300 points for the Bobcats.
A two-year captain, he was named Most Valuable Player, district 20 All-Tournament and an All-MidState honorable mention. Following his time with Bobcat basketball, Bedwell played at Trevecca for four years on a basketball scholarship.
Bedwell was also a 3-year starter for the Greenbrier baseball team, including being a member of the inaugural baseball team. Bedwell was also the valedictorian of his Greenbrier graduating class.
Trena Smiley Bradshaw
A 1980 graduate of Greenbrier, Bradshaw played both basketball and volleyball for Greenbrier. During her time playing for the Lady Cats, Greenbrier compiled a 104-17 record on the basketball court. Bradshaw was named to the all-district and all-conference teams three times.
As a senior, Bradshaw helped the Lady Cats go unbeaten in the regular season. She was named District Tournament MVP and to the All-State team. Bradshaw was also a member of the first Greenbrier volleyball team, where she was named All-Tournament for the district multiple times.
She attended MTSU after graduation, where she played basketball and volleyball on an athletic scholarship. She returned to Greenbrier to serve as an assistant volleyball coach from 2002-2007.
Another 1980 graduate, Dorris played basketball, volleyball and softball during her time at Greenbrier. Dorris was also a member of the class that compiled a 104-17 record on the basketball, as well as being a member of the inaugural volleyball team, where she was named all-state.
Dorris continued her athletic career at UT-Martin, where she played both basketball and volleyball. She returned to Greenbrier to teach, where she has coached a number of sports for the Bobcats. Most notably, Dorris led the Greenbrier to back-to-back state championships in volleyball in 2007 and 2008.
She also served as a wrestling coach for five years and has coached cross-country since 2012. The American Sports Education Program named Dorris a “Master Coach” in 2012, one of only six coaches to receive the honor. She was also the recipient of the AF Bridges Coach of the Year award for the 2004-2005 school year.
A third member of the 1980 graduating class, Wilson also excelled in basketball, volleyball and softball for Greenbrier. Wilson was a member of the basketball teams that finished with a 104-17 record for their career.
As a junior, Wilson was named MVP of the Shelbyville Invitational Tournament as well as being All-District. She was named All-Tournament, All-Region and All-State for class AA as a senior.
In volleyball, Wilson was named all-tournament twice, as well as being named all-district. Wilson was also a member of the Greenbrier softball team that finished 27-4 in 1978 and won the county championship.
Miltzi Williams Grogan
Another Greenbrier class of 1980 graduate, Grogan played both volleyball and basketball for the Bobcats. Grogan was a member of the successful Lady Cats basketball program, where she was named to the all-district and all-region teams as a senior.
Grogan was also a member of the first volleyball team, where she was named to the district all-tournament team as a junior. She would continue her volleyball career at MTSU before returning to Greenbrier.
Grogan coached the Greenbrier volleyball team for 12 years, winning 6 district tournaments and the state championship in 2000, when her team finished with a school-record 39 wins.
Grogan served as an assistant principal at Greenbrier High School from 2005-2008 before serving as principal at Greenbrier Elementary school from 2008-2014.