1998 Regular Session
By: Senator(s) Lee
Senate Concurrent Resolution 672
A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION COMMENDING AND CONGRATULATING THE STONE HIGH SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL TEAM FOR AN OUTSTANDING SEASON.
WHEREAS, the Stone High School Boys Basketball Team won the Perry Central Tournament and the Pine, Louisiana Tournament; and
WHEREAS, they had an excellent season, ending with a 34-1 record, which sets a new school record in Stone High School's sports annals; and
WHEREAS, Stone High School, after a fine showing and against stiff competition, came in as the District 8 4-A Champions in that tournament for the third year in a row; and
WHEREAS, the team became South State Champions at the South State Tournament back-to-back years; and
WHEREAS, the team dominated the 4-A State Tournament, becoming the 4-A State Champions; and
WHEREAS, the team members are a fine example of what dedicated play can mean to the game; and
WHEREAS, every member of the team is an integral part of the team's success; and
WHEREAS, players Roderick James, who was also named Most Valuable Player of District 8 4-A; Ricky Blackmore, Shannon Harris and Brian Campbell were named All-District 8 4-A players; and
WHEREAS, Roderick James and Shannon Harris made the All-South Mississippi Team; and
WHEREAS, Roderick James, Shannon Harris and Terry Galloway were named to the All-State Team; and
WHEREAS, the team members have been inspired and ably led by Coach Peter Georgian; and
WHEREAS, Coach Georgian was named District 8 4-A Coach of the Year and Mississippi Coach of the Year; and
WHEREAS, these young men have developed a superior sense of competition, sportsmanship and fair play, along with a winning and cooperative spirit; and
WHEREAS, it is the policy of this Legislature to recognize, commend and encourage excellence, especially when demonstrated by the youth of our state:
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE MISSISSIPPI SENATE, THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES CONCURRING THEREIN, That we do hereby commend and congratulate the Stone High School Boys Basketball Team for their championship wins and outstanding season of hoops, and for displaying tireless devotion to their athletic endeavors.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That copies of this resolution be furnished to Stone High School and Coach Georgian.