2001 Regular Session
By: Senator(s) Kirby
Senate Resolution 50
(As Adopted by Senate)
A RESOLUTION COMMENDING AND CONGRATULATING THE PEARL PIRATES JUNIOR HIGH BOYS BASKETBALL TEAM FOR THEIR OUTSTANDING 2000-2001 SEASON AND FOR WINNING THE LITTLE SIX CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIP.
WHEREAS, the Pearl Pirates 8th Grade Junior High Boys Basketball Team finished the 2000-2001 season with an astounding record of 12-3, which propelled them into the Little Six Conference Tournament; and
WHEREAS, the Pirates dominated their opponents throughout the tournament to give the Pearl 8th Grade Junior High Team its first taste at the coveted Little Six Conference Title; and
WHEREAS, the Pirates completed their season with impressive numbers offensively by averaging 47.8 points a game and shutting down opponents with stellar defense by giving up just 36.9 points per game; and
WHEREAS, many of the Pirates have shown their abilities off the court by participating in numerous extracurricular activities such as the Pearl Junior High Student Council, the National Honor Society and the Beta Club; and
WHEREAS, the Pirates were superbly coached and inspired to excel in the game of basketball by their coach, Steve Parker, who has broadened the players knowledge of the game and refined their skills in execution; and
WHEREAS, The Pearl Pirates 8th Grade Junior High Boys Basketball Team has 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 Pearl Junior High; and
WHEREAS, it is the policy of the Senate of the State of Mississippi to recognize and commend excellence, especially when evidenced by the young people of our great state, who are its future:
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE SENATE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI, That we do hereby commend and congratulate the Pearl Pirates 8th Grade Junior High Boys Basketball Team and their coach, Steve Parker, for their outstanding 2000-2001 season, for winning the Little Six Conference Championship and for displaying tireless devotion and effort to their athletic endeavors.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That copies of this resolution be furnished to Pearl Junior High, Coach Steve Parker and members of the Capitol Press Corps.