2002 Regular Session
By: Senator(s) Browning
A RESOLUTION COMMENDING THE MYRTLE HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS BASKETBALL TEAM FOR ITS OUTSTANDING 2001-2002 SEASON.
WHEREAS, the Myrtle High School Girls Basketball Team finished the season with an outstanding record of 35 wins and only 3 losses; and
WHEREAS, the Lady Hawks competed well in tournament play, winning the Ingomar Pre-Season Tournament; the Myrtle Classic Tournament; the West Union Round Robin Tournament; the Division 2, I-A Tournament; and the North State I-A Tournament; and
WHEREAS, many individual honors have been bestowed among the players, including Kelly Yates (All-State, All-North Half, All-Division and All-County); Armintie Price (All-State, All-North Half, All-Division, All-County, MS Association of Coaches All-State I-A Team and Player of the Year, Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal Player of the Year and The Clarion-Ledger All-State Team); Sheena Hall (All-State, All-North Half, All-Division and All-County); and Brittany Robbins (All-Division Honorable Mention and All-County Honorable Mention); and
WHEREAS, the Myrtle High School Girls Basketball Team were superbly coached and inspired by Head Coach John Sherman and Assistant Coach Billy Dill, who have broadened the team's knowledge of the game and refined its skills in execution; and
WHEREAS, the Lady Hawks have developed a winning attitude and cooperative spirit, and their activities and attitude reflect great promise in the lives of Mississippi's youth; and
WHEREAS, it is the policy of this Legislature to recognize and commend excellence, especially when evidenced by the youth of our state:
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE SENATE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI, That we do hereby commend the Myrtle High School Girls Basketball Team for its outstanding 2001-2002 season.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That copies of this resolution be presented to Coach Sherman on behalf of the entire Myrtle High School Girls Basketball Team, and be made available to the Principal of Myrtle High School and members of the Capitol Press Corps.