Abiathar “Abby” Bishop – Coach / Basketball
- A South High School and University of Southern Mississippi graduate and basketball star
- Recruited to play basketball at USM while playing for the the US Marine Corp in an All-Navy tournament
- Recognized as a Helms All-American in 1951 and 1952, inducted into USM Sports Hall of Fame
- Coached basketball at St. George and St. Elizabeth for 35 years, winning two state championships
- Won more than 70% of game coached
- Coached two Roundball Classic Games at Civic Arena in the ’60’s
*Deceased – Acceptance and speech by Brett Bishop, Abby’s youngest son.