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Introduced by: Messer


        A RESOLUTION honoring the Shelbyville High School boys' varsity basketball team on its undefeated regular season in Indiana Class 4A basketball.

    Whereas, The Shelbyville High School Golden Bears varsity boys basketball team finished the regular season with a perfect 21 - 0 record;

    Whereas, Sean Drake, Cory Sitton, Chad Batton, Damon Alvis, Ben Murphy, Jim Peck, Ivan Toliver, Josh Kredit-Phelps, Chris Ridgeway, Andrew Lingg, James Douglas, and Thorne Martin were able to work together and accomplish a Hoosier Heritage Conference record of 7-0;

    Whereas, With the support and knowledge of head coach

Harry Larrabee and assistant head coach David Hunton, the young men were taught not only basketball skills but also important life lessons;

    Whereas, The support from Superintendent David Adams, Principal Tom Zobel, junior varsity coach Grant Peters, assistant athletic director Paul Heidenreich, athletic trainer Kyle Witkemper, cheer coaches Brianna Couden and Jennifer Francis and other teachers, students, and staff of Shelbyville High School was immeasurable to the success of the Golden Bears;

    Whereas, Throughout the season, the gyms were filled with old gold and black, and Shelbyville was united with support for the Golden Bears; and

    Whereas, A season of this caliber requires dedication, hard work, and perseverance and should receive special recognition: Therefore,

Be it resolved by the House of Representatives of the

General Assembly of the State of Indiana:

    SECTION 1. That the Indiana House of Representatives congratulates the Shelbyville High School varsity boys' basketball team on its undefeated season and wishes them continued success in the future.
    SECTION 2. That the Principal Clerk of the House of Representatives transmit a copy of this resolution to the members of the team, the coaches, the principal of Shelbyville High School, and the superintendent of the school corporation.


HR 1588/DI 84



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