Amid all the top-10 lists and year-in-review programs, the Cleveland Plain Dealer noticed that Raynell Williams had a pretty good year in 2007.
At age 18, featherweight Williams won a national championship and qualified for the 2008 Olympic Boxing team. He also made a trip to China for some cultural training with his teammates.
Reflecting on the experience, Williams says: "This has been hard for me... I had never been away for more than a couple of weeks before. But I've got to know the [10 other Olympic boxers]. They are like family..."
For a bio of Williams, click here.