2001 Regular Session
By: Senator(s) Smith
Senate Resolution 65
(As Adopted by Senate)
A RESOLUTION COMMENDING THE RICHLAND HIGH SCHOOL "RANGERS" FOOTBALL TEAM UPON WINNING THE DISTRICT 6, CLASS 2-A CHAMPIONSHIP.
WHEREAS, the Richland High School Football Team won the District 6, Class 2-A Championship; and
WHEREAS, Richland assured itself the division title with a come-from-behind 26-22 win over Loyd Star in front of a huge crowd; and
WHEREAS, the Richland Rangers finished the season with an excellent record of 10 wins and 2 losses; and
WHEREAS, the Rangers were superbly coached and led by Coach Doug Holder and Assistant Coaches Ricky Housley, Burrell Leach, Marvin Lewis and Joseph Oster; and
WHEREAS, the following senior-year players are credited for much of the team's success: Tyler Thomas, Yosheeyaw Bogan, Tony Westcott, Steven Cichirillo, Antonio Carroll, Jareek Buck, Chris Rodgers, Taylor Pritchett, Donnie Short and Sam Myers; and
WHEREAS, also contributing to the team's success are: LeAndrew Hicks, Timmy Sanders, Ryan Hudson, Cory Adams, Bryant Jenkins, Ricky Archuleta, Michael Wade, Eric Stringer, Corey Holder, Reed Hawthorne, Jerry Richardson, Chris Beale, Johnthan Shows, Daniel Carballo, Alex Lewis, Chas Ball, Jared Jerrolds, Justin Evans, Robert Young, Drew Lane, Jacob Smith, Russell Bell, Chad Smith, Jason Morris, Chase Pyles, Josh Leach, James Barta, Mikie Harrell, Micah Sanford, Landon Mitchell and Chris Lloyd; and Keith Berry, Payton Burns, Rashad Carroll and Chris Wilson (Managers); and
WHEREAS, it is with great pride that we recognize the accomplishments of these student-athletes, who have brought honor to their school, their community and to the State of Mississippi:
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE SENATE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI, That we do hereby commend and congratulate the Richland High School "Rangers" Football Team and Coach Doug Holder upon winning the Division 6, Class 2-A Championship, and wish them continued success in their athletic and academic endeavors.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That copies of this resolution be furnished to Coach Holder on behalf of the entire Richland High School Football Team, and made available to the Capitol Press Corps.