2001 Regular Session
By: Representative Jennings, Mayo, McBride, Robertson, Woods
House Concurrent Resolution 64
(As Adopted by House and Senate)
A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION COMMENDING THE SOUTHAVEN HIGH SCHOOL CHARGERS BASEBALL TEAM FOR WINNING THE CLASS 5A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
WHEREAS, the Southaven High School Chargers Baseball Team finished the season with an outstanding record of 27 wins and only 7 losses; and
WHEREAS, the Chargers Baseball Team won the 2000 Desoto Time Invitational Tournament and the 2000 Class 5A State Championship, which they also won in 1999; and
WHEREAS, many individual honors have been bestowed among the players, including the naming of Todd Hill, Justin Donovan, Bobby Mueller, Matt Smith, Chase McNatt, John Moran, Gary Scott Gabbert, Brae Wright and Tyler Lee to the All-Conference Tournament Team; Todd Hill and Justin Donovan were members of the Crossroads Diamond Club Mississippi High School All-Star Game; and
WHEREAS, the Chargers have been superbly coached and inspired by Head Coach Ed Rich and Assistant Coaches Shane Falkner and Lucian King, who have broadened the players knowledge of the game and refined their skills in execution; and
WHEREAS, Head Coach Ed Rich has brought additional honor to Southaven High School by being selected the 1999 Mississippi High School Coach of the Year and the 1999 and 2000 Chickasaw Conference Coach of the Year; and
WHEREAS, the Chargers 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 Southaven High School; and
WHEREAS, it is the policy of this Legislature to recognize and commend excellence, especially when evidenced by the young people 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 Southaven High School Chargers Baseball Team and Head Coach Ed Rich and Assistant Coaches Shane Falkner and Lucian King for their outstanding season, for winning the Class 5A State Championship and for displaying tireless devotion to their athletic endeavors.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That copies of this resolution be furnished to Southaven High School, Head Coach Ed Rich, Assistant Coaches Shane Falkner and Lucian King and members of the Capitol Press Corps.