Milton High School has selected three new members to the Panthers Athletic Hall of Fame.
Of the three, who will inducted during halftime of next Friday's district tilt against Pine Forest, one is a former Panthers quarterback who saw action in the NFL with the Buffalo Bills and the other two established themselves during the 1970's.
Bruce Hall, Tommy Dorsey, and Steve Williams are the three newest members to the Panthers Athletic Hall of Fame.
All three played significant roles to the success of athletic programs at Milton High School with Hall being the most reason to wear the black and gold colors.
Hall, a 2003 graduate, complied a two-year record of 21-6 as Milton's quarterback before signing to play football Wake Forest.
He would later transfer to Ole Miss as a running back.
In 2008 Hall was signed by the Buffalo Bills as a undrafted free agent and was promoted from the practice squad to the Bill active roster on Dec. 27 of that year.
Hall would be waived by the Bills during the final roster cuts of 2009 and in 2010 was picked up by the Denver Broncos as a member of
their practice squad. He was not resigned at the end of the season, but rejoined the Bills in Aug. of 2011.
The former SEC running back's highlight in high school was when he led the Panthers to the semi-finals in 2001.
A penalty negated what would have been the winning touchdown against St. Augustine. The following season Hall led the Panthers back to the Regional Finals.
While Hall represented football as well as basketball, a couple of Panthers from the 1970's.
Tommy Dorsey and Steve Williams enjoyed success on the baseball field while shining in other sports as well.
Dorsey, a 1975 graduated, signed as a quarterback out of high school with the University of Louisville before he went on to play baseball with then Pensacola Junior College and Northwestern College in Louisiana.
As a baseball pitcher, Dorsey went 15-2 his senior year and lost in the state finals to South Palatka 6-5.
The three sport Panther was named the most outstanding athlete at Milton in 1975 while earning an All-State selection in baseball.
Dorsey played one year in the minor leagues for the Victoria Mussels of Class A in the Northwest League.
While Dorsey played three years of varsity football and baseball, it was Steve Williams who also left quite a mark at Milton.
The Houston Astros drafted the 1973 graduate from Milton in the sixth round out of Milton after he pitched 22 consecutive scoreless and hitless innings in the post season for the Panthers.
Williams was a member of the Final Four teams in baseball and basketball.
After two and a half years with the Astros, Williams went on to enjoy a great deal of success playing slow pitch softball.
Williams, who is a member of the USSSA Hall of Fame, was a member of 10 National Championship teams and selected to the
All-World team nine times.
He is also considered one of the 100 all-time greatest softball players in USSSA history.
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