Sunday, December 14, 2008

Desoto Championship Resolution 2008

 


 


 


   


 


Resolution ____-2008 


 

A RESOLUTION COMMENDING THE DESOTO SCHOOL THUNDERBIRDS FOR CAPTURING THE FIRST MPSA CLASS A FOOTBALL TITLE IN SCHOOL HISTORY

 


 


Whereas, the Desoto Thunderbirds came back from a 20-8 second half deficit to defeat Glenbrook Academy 30-20 for the MPSA Class A Football title;


Whereas, the win concludes a 13-1 overall record that includes a 1A North Conference Championship;

Whereas, the championship is the first ever title won by the Thunderbirds in the history of the school;

Whereas, the Desoto Thunderbirds finished the regular season as the 1A-North conference champions;

Whereas, this achievement warrants special recognition and support of the entire city;

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Be it Resolved by the City Council of Helena-West Helena, Arkansas that the Desoto School Thunderbirds are to be congratulated for their superior performance on the football field this season as evidence by the 13-1 record and the requisite conference and state titles;

Be it Further Resolved by the City Council of Helena-West Helena, Arkansas that the Desoto School Thunderbirds deserve the city's recognition for bringing home the first Class A title in school history and that their hard work and determination on the field represents the ideals that the city encourages from its entire citizenry.  The team and its coaches have the respect and admiration of this city and are listed below:


 


The Desoto School Thunderbirds

 

2.   Blake Lumpkin        

3    Chandler Delk         


4   Dylan Mauch      


5    Joseph St. Columbia


6    Morgan Ussery      


7    Cody Manning        


9    Will Coleman          


10   Tyler Griffin           


12    Josh Williams      


18    Vance St Columbia


21    Dillon Wiggins       


22    Dylan Cruz           


34    Matt Barnes           


44    Paden Phillips       


52    Bill Tappan           


54    Drake Norman       


59    Clint Deaton           


62    Ryan Holt            


64    Dean Wilson       


65    Jackson Schieffler


69    Tyler Yeager      


71    DJ Mallard           


72    Robert Ballard       


78    Matt Gragory       


 


Head Coach    Bill Beck


Asst. Coaches: Curtis Gregory, Ben Pittman, Eddie Phillips, Robert Ballard


   


 


 


SO Resolved  THIS THE 2nd DAY OF December, 2008.


 


 


______________________


James F. Valley


Mayor


 




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