Gail Cooks [Basketball '15]

Gail Cooks, who played for the Connors State Cowgirls in 1985 and 1986, was a National Junior College Athletic Association honorable mention All-American.

The point guard was a member of the Cowgirls 1985 national championship team. Following her graduation from Connors State, she signed a National Letter of Intent with Oklahoma State University. However, due to the illness of her mother she had to withdraw from OSU. 

She was a Bi-State Conference first team selection during her Cowgirl career.

A graduate of Macomb High School, she is a paraprofessional with Macomb Public Schools. She has four children, Chelsea, Jamie, De’Neisha, and Nikki, and 6 grandchildren. She is also an active member of the Brooksville Volunteer Fire Department.