2001 Regular Session
By: Representative Rotenberry, Eakes, Hudson, Warren, Weathersby
House Concurrent Resolution 126
(As Adopted by House and Senate)
A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION COMMENDING AND CONGRATULATING SIMPSON ACADEMY COUGARS BOYS BASKETBALL TEAM FOR THEIR OUTSTANDING 2000-2001 SEASON.
WHEREAS, Simpson Academy Cougars Boys Basketball Team finished the 2000-2001 season with a record of 27 wins and 11 losses; and
WHEREAS, the Cougars won the 2001 Mississippi Private School Association District Championship, the South State Championship, the Class 2-A State Championship and participated in the Overall Championship at Mississippi College; and
WHEREAS, many individual honors have been bestowed upon various team members in recognition of their fine, dedicated play this season, including Stephen Yelverton, being named to the Mississippi Private School Association All-Star Basketball
Team; the selection of Stephen Yelverton, Josh Duckworth and Zach Baldwin to the All-District Team; the naming of Stephen Yelverton, Josh Duckworth, Zach Baldwin and Kris Korba to the South State Tournament Team; and the selection of Stephen Yelverton, Josh Duckworth and Zach Baldwin to the All-State Tournament Team; and
WHEREAS, the Cougars have been superbly coached and inspired by Head Coach Bobby Prince and Assistant Coach David Holbrook, who have broadened the Cougars' knowledge of the game and refined their skills in execution; and
WHEREAS, Head Coach Bobby Prince brought additional honor to Simpson Academy by being selected to participate in coaching the All-Star Game; and
WHEREAS, the Cougars 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 Simpson Academy; 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 do hereby commend and congratulate the Simpson Academy Cougars Boys Basketball Team and their coach, Head Coach Bobby Prince and Assistant Coach David Holbrook for their outstanding 2000-2001 season and for displaying tireless efforts to their athletic endeavors.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That copies of this resolution be furnished to Simpson Academy, Head Coach Bobby Prince, Assistant Coach David Holbrook and to the Capitol Press Corps.