1998 Regular Session
By: Representative Mitchell
House Resolution 42
A RESOLUTION COMMENDING THE WEST UNION COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL LADY EAGLES BASKETBALL TEAM FOR ITS OUTSTANDING SEASON AND FOR WINNING THE DISTRICT 2 CLASS 1A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
WHEREAS, the West Union County High School Girls Basketball Team finished the 1997-1998 season with an outstanding record of 34 wins and 4 losses; and
WHEREAS, the Lady Eagles competed in various tournaments throughout the season, winning the West Union Round Robin, the Myrtle Invitational Tournament, the Union County Tournament, the North State Tournament, and finished in second place in the Division 2-1A Tournament; and
WHEREAS, the Lady Eagles did extremely well in the state tournaments this year, winning the District 2 Class A State Championship; and
WHEREAS, many individual honors have been bestowed upon various team members for their hard work, dedication and superior play including the naming of Jill Goolsby to the All-State Tournament Team, the All-North State Tournament Team; the selection of Tarra Kirk to the All-State Tournament Team and the All-North State Tournament Team; the naming of Tasha Kitchens to the All-State Tournament Team and the All-North State Tournament Team; and the selection of Jennifer Carter to the All-North State Tournament Team; and
WHEREAS, the Lady Eagles have been superbly coached and inspired by Head Coach Ken Basil and Assistant Coach Jody Johnson, who have broadened the players' knowledge of the game and refined their skills in execution; and
WHEREAS, the Lady Eagles have developed a winning and cooperative spirit and a great degree of sportsmanship, and their activities and attitudes reflect great credit upon individual players and their coaches and bring honor to West Union County High School; and
WHEREAS, it is the policy of the 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, That we do hereby commend the West Union County High School Lady Eagles Basketball Team and their coaches Head Coach Ken Basil and Assistant Coach Jody Johnson, for an outstanding 1997-1998 season, for winning the State Championship and for displaying tireless devotion to their athletic endeavors.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That copies of this resolution be furnished to West Union County High School, Head Coach Ken Basil and Assistant Coach Jody Johnson and to the Capitol Press Corps.