2006 Regular Session
By: Senator(s) Carmichael, Frazier, Jackson (32nd)
A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION COMMENDING AND CONGRATULATING THE SOUTHEAST LAUDERDALE HIGH SCHOOL LADY TIGERS BASKETBALL TEAM FOR THEIR OUTSTANDING 2005-2006 SEASON AND FOR WINNING THE CLASS 3A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
WHEREAS, the Southeast Lauderdale High School "Lady Tigers" Girls Basketball Team won the Class 3A State Championship and finished the 2005-2006 season with an outstanding record of 35 wins and 3 losses; and
WHEREAS, the Lady Tigers performed well in tournament play this season, winning the ECCC Tournament Championship, the Sam Dale Tournament Championship, the Choctaw County Tournament Championship, and finishing as runner-up in the Class 3A South State Championship; and
WHEREAS, the Lady Tigers championship roster is as follows: Tiawana Pringle, Marqueta Reed, Chastisi Nichols, Tushundra Owens, LeNell Mitchell, Martika Ivy, Lucy Ruffin, Samantha Ruffin, Keyosha Robinson, Myeshia Pringle, April Durden; and the following managers: Nick Alford, Cacheta Ivy, De'lesa Ivory, Mary Ranie Miller and Matthew Miller; and
WHEREAS, outstanding players are as follows:
Tiawana Pringle (Division 5, 3A All-Division; Division 5, 3A MVP; 3A All-South State; 3A All-State; Clarion-Ledger Miss Mississippi in Basketball; No. 1 Player in Mississippi; 1st Team All-State; Clarion-Ledger pre-season Dandy Dozen selection; MS/AL All-Star Player); Marqueta Reed (Division 5, 3A All-Division; 3A All-South State); Lucy Ruffin (Division 5, 3A All-Division; 3A All-South State; 3A All-State; PBS State Championship Broadcast Player of the Game; Clarion-Ledger All-State Honorable Mention); Martika Ivy (Division 5, 3A All-Division; 3A All-South State; 3A All-State; and Clarion-Ledger All-State Honorable Mention); and
WHEREAS, the Lady Tigers have been superbly coached and inspired by Head Coach Joe Miller and Assistant Coach Ryan Miller, who have broadened the players' knowledge of the game and refined their skills in execution; and
WHEREAS, the Lady Tigers have 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 Southeast Lauderdale High School; and
WHEREAS, it is with great pride that we recognize this group of student athletes who have brought honor to their school, to 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 commend and congratulate the Southeast Lauderdale High School "Lady Tigers" Basketball Team and their coaches, Head Coach Joe Miller and Assistant Coach Ryan Miller, for their outstanding 2005-2006 season, for winning the Class 3A State Championship and extend to them the best wishes of the Legislature in their future successes.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That copies of this resolution be presented to Southeast Lauderdale High School, Head Coach Joe Miller, and be made available to the members of the Capital Press Corps.