Current Status Bill Number:
4110Type of Legislation: Concurrent Resolution CRIntroducing Body: HouseIntroduced Date: 19970506Primary Sponsor: CottyAll Sponsors: Cotty, Sheheen, Boan and BaxleyDrafted Document Number: pt\1245dw.97Date Bill Passed both Bodies: 19970508Subject: Lugoff-Elgin High School Demons Wrestling Team, Kershaw County, Resolutions
Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ _______________________________________ _______ ____________ House 19970508 Received from Senate Senate 19970507 Introduced, adopted, returned with concurrence House 19970506 Introduced, adopted, sent to SenateView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
TO EXTEND THE CONGRATULATIONS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO THE LUGOFF-ELGIN HIGH SCHOOL "DEMONS" WRESTLING TEAM OF KERSHAW COUNTY ON WINNING THE 1997 CLASS AAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
Whereas, the Lugoff-Elgin High School "Demons" Wrestling Team picked the perfect day to wrestle at its best with an unbelievable win over Seneca High 59-7 to capture the 1997 Class AAA State Championship, which will go down as one of the most dominant in our state history; and
Whereas, the Demons recorded seven pins and one technical pin to finish their outstanding season at 27-1, a school record for wins, with its only loss to undefeated Rock Hill; and
Whereas, Head Coach Tom Walsh, along with his Assistant Coaches Andrew Heddy and Joe Carron, have brought recognition to Lugoff-Elgin High School after their team's dominating season and championship performance; and
Whereas, Coach Walsh has been honored and recognized on numerous occasions during his tenure as a wrestling coach beginning in the 1989-90 season while coaching James Island, by being named the Region 6-AAAA Coach of the Year and continuing as follows: 1991-92 All-Star Coach; 1993-94 Region 5-AAA Coach of the Year; 1994-95 Region 5-AAA Coach of the Year; and 1995-96 AAA Upper-State Coach of the Year and All-Star Coach; and
Whereas, this championship squad consisted of: Chris Angel, Matt Baker, Ben Connell, Bert Feltner, Terrence Frechette, Justin Gainey, Peter Hemingway, Jeremiah Hightower, Jack Lostetter, John Marshall, Maurice Murphy, Daniel Norris, Jeff Pearson, and Matt Strickland; and
Whereas, the countless hours of practice, hard work, and sacrifices certainly reflect the Demons' determination and dream of becoming the 1997 State Wrestling Champions; and
Whereas, the success of the 1997 Lugoff-Elgin Wrestling Team has brought great pride and recognition not only upon Kershaw County, but also to the State of South Carolina as well; and
Whereas, the members of the General Assembly would like to publicly recognize and congratulate the Lugoff-Elgin Wrestling Team, coaches, and other school officials upon the conclusion of a truly memorable season. Now, therefore,
Be it resolved by the House of Representatives, the Senate concurring:
That the members of the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, by this resolution, congratulate the Lugoff-Elgin High School "Demons" Wrestling Team of Kershaw County on winning the 1997 Class AAA State Championship.
Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be presented to Head Coach Tim Wash and Principal Creig Tyler of Lugoff-Elgin High School.