1998 Regular Session
By: Representatives Broomfield, Blackmon, Ellis, Endt, Ford, Guice, Hamilton, McInnis, Read, Walker, Wells-Smith, Young
House Concurrent Resolution 37
(As Adopted by House)
A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION COMMENDING AND CONGRATULATING THE MOSS POINT HIGH SCHOOL TIGERS FOOTBALL TEAM FOR THEIR OUTSTANDING 1997-1998 SEASON AND FOR WINNING THE CLASS 5A CHAMPIONSHIP TWO YEARS IN A ROW.
WHEREAS, the Moss Point High School Tigers Football Team finished the 1997-1998 season with a remarkable record of 13 wins and only one loss; and
WHEREAS, the Tigers fought and defeated their opponents in the state playoffs to defend and claim their second consecutive title as Class 5A Champions; and
WHEREAS, the Moss Point High School Tigers have been superbly coached and inspired by Head Coach Jerry Alexander and Assistant Coaches Doug Crane, Pete Faccini, Luther Kuykendall, Willie Lee, Jackie McCorvey, John Tomes, who have broadened the Tiger's knowledge of the game and refined their skills in execution; and
WHEREAS, the Tigers have also been supported well by their trainers, Bonzetta Johnson and Cathy Miles, as well as their managers, Jason Hardin and Greg Johnson; and
WHEREAS, the Tigers have developed a winning and cooperative spirit and a high degree of sportsmanship, and their activities and attitude reflect great credit upon the individual players and their coaches and bring honor to Moss Point High School; and
WHEREAS, it is the policy of this Legislature to recognize and commend excellence, especially when evidenced by the youth of our state, who are its future:
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI, THE SENATE CONCURRING THEREIN, That we commend and congratulate the Moss Point High School Tiger Football Team and their coaches, Head Coach Jerry Alexander and Assistant Coaches Doug Crane, Pete Faccini, Luther Kuykendall, Willie Lee, Jackie McCorvey, and John Tomes, for their phenomenal 1997-1998 season, for winning the Class 5A Championship two years in a row, and for displaying tireless devotion to their athletic endeavors.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That copies of this resolution be furnished to Moss Point High School, Head Coach Jerry Alexander and Assistant Coaches Doug Crane, Pete Faccini, Luther Kuykendall, Willie Lee, Jackie McCorvey, and John Tomes.