2003 Regular Session
By: Senator(s) Mettetal, Furniss, Dearing
A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION COMMENDING AND CONGRATULATING THE SENATOBIA HIGH SCHOOL "WARRIORS" BOYS BASEBALL TEAM AND COACH PHIL OAKLEY FOR THEIR 2002 STATE CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON.
WHEREAS, the Senatobia High School "Warriors" Boys Baseball Team completed an outstanding 2002 season with a 26-11 record and the Class AAA State Championship; and
WHEREAS, on their way to the State Championship, the Warriors won the Division III Championship Tournament and the North Mississippi Regional Championship; and
WHEREAS, the roster of this championship team is as follows:
Ben Grisham (All-State); Blake Skelton; Preston Embrey; Evan Foresman; Jeffrey Ferrell; Justin Dickerson; Eric McAlexander; Phillip Gardner; Bailey Hunt; Justin Smith; Calvin Kirkland; Dylan Dever; Ike Barnett; Collens Simpson; Issac Moore; Blake Embrey; Joel Mize; Zackery Burchfield; Sean Johnson; Britney Roman; Karie Stigler; Anna Embrey; and Jenny Young; and
WHEREAS, the team was ably coached by Coach Phil Oakley and Assistant Coaches, Chad Singlefield and Brad Yount, who were impressed with the "heart and determination" of this championship squad; and
WHEREAS, it is with great pride that we recognize the accomplishments of this outstanding group of 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, THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES CONCURRING THEREIN, That we do hereby commend and congratulate the Senatobia High School "Warriors" Boys Baseball Team and Coach Phil Oakley for winning the 2002 Class AAA State Championship and wish them continued success in their future athletic and academic endeavors.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That a copy of this resolution be presented to Principal Jerry Barrett and Superintendent Mike Flynn on behalf of the team and be made available to the Capitol Press Corps.