2006 Regular Session
By: Representative Mayo, Burnett, Espy
A RESOLUTION COMMENDING AND CONGRATULATING THE COAHOMA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL RED PANTHERS BOYS BASKETBALL TEAM, HEAD COACH ISAIAH PETERSON AND ASSISTANT COACH DERRICK MOORE FOR WINNING THE CLASS 2A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
WHEREAS, the Coahoma County High School Red Panthers Boys Basketball Team, led by Head Coach Isaiah Peterson and Assistant Coach Derrick Moore, captured the Class 2A State Championship at the Coliseum in Jackson, Mississippi, on Friday, March 10, 2006; and
WHEREAS, the 68-61 win by "Big Red" over Bay Springs in claiming the championship marked the second consecutive year that the team has succeeded in capturing the Class 2A State Championship; and
WHEREAS, the Red Panthers finished the championship season 35-5, winning the Delta Valley Conference and the Division 3 Tournament on the way to the State Championship; and
WHEREAS, members of the team are Terrance Calvin, Terrance Conner, Ravern Johnson, Daryl Moore, Roy Alexander, Darrius Taylor, Lester Rosebur, Horace Whitehead, Jermez Watson, Franky Maiden, James Bryant, Octavious Payne, DeCarlo Holly and Semarcio Bailey; and
WHEREAS, the Coahoma County High School Red Panthers have been superbly coached and inspired by Head Coach Isaiah Peterson and Assistant Coach Derrick Moore, who have broadened the players' knowledge of the game and refined their skills in execution; and
WHEREAS, the Red Panthers have developed a winning and cooperative spirit and a high degree of sportsmanship, and their activities and attitudes reflect great credit upon the individual players and their coaches and bring great honor to Coahoma County High School:
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI, That we do hereby commend and congratulate the Coahoma County Red Panthers Boys Basketball Team, Head Coach Isaiah Peterson and Assistant Coach Derrick Moore for winning their second consecutive Class 2A State Championship, and we extend to them our best wishes for their continued successes in all their future endeavors.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That copies of this resolution be furnished to Coahoma County High School, Head Coach Isaiah Peterson, Assistant Coach Derrick Moore and to the members of the Capitol Press Corps.