1998 Regular Session
By: Senator(s) Rayborn
Senate Concurrent Resolution 608
(As Adopted by Senate and House)
A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND THE LOYD STAR HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL TEAM FOR ITS OUTSTANDING 1997 SEASON.
WHEREAS, the Loyd Star High School Football Team finished the 1997 season with an outstanding record of 10 wins and 2 losses; and
WHEREAS, the Hornets capped the 1997 season by winning the Division 6, Class 2-A Championship for the second year in a row, and also winning the Lincoln County Championship and the Possum Bowl; and
WHEREAS, the diligent effort of these fine young men enabled them to fully tap their athletic abilities and achieve their season objectives; and
WHEREAS, the Loyd Star High School Hornets were well coached by Coach Roe Burns and Assistant Coaches Rickey Smith and Shannon Eubanks; and
WHEREAS, Coach Roe Burns was named 1997 Division 6, Class 2-A Co-Coach of the Year; and
WHEREAS, several of the Hornets have been recognized for superior play, including Jody Britt (All-Division 6/2A Player); Scott Poole (All-Division 6/2A Player); Cort Boyd (All-Division 6/2A Player, Most Valuable Player of the Year on Offense for Division 6/2A, Copiah-Lincoln Football Scholarship); Justin Spencer (All-Division 6/2A Player); Neal Thomas (All-Division 6/2A Player); Markus Shannon (All-Division 6/2A Player); Dwayne Smith (All-Division 6/2A Player, Barnard Blackwell All-Star Team, Copiah-Lincoln Football Scholarship); Russ Britt (All-Division 6/2A Player); and Michael Warren (All-Division 6/2A Player, Clarion Ledger-Honorable Mention All-State Team, Copiah-Lincoln Football Scholarship); and
WHEREAS, the Hornets played together as a team with a winning and cooperative spirit and a high degree of sportsmanship; and
WHEREAS, it is the policy of the Legislature to commend the outstanding achievements of the youth of this state:
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE SENATE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI, THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES CONCURRING THEREIN, That we do hereby commend and congratulate the Loyd Star High School Football Team for its outstanding 1997 season.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That this resolution be presented to Loyd Star High School and a copy be made available to the Capitol Press Corps.