2009 House Commemoration 1016 - Enrolled


Introduced by:     Representatives Rounds, Bolin, Brunner, Cronin, Curd, Cutler, Deadrick, Elliott, Faehn, Feickert, Frerichs, Gosch, Hoffman, Jensen, Kirkeby, Kopp, Lederman, McLaughlin, Moser, Novstrup (David), Olson (Betty), Olson (Ryan), Peters, Pitts, Schlekeway, Sly, Solberg, Steele, Street, Thompson, Turbiville, Van Gerpen, Vanneman, and Verchio and Senators Gray, Bradford, Fryslie, Gant, Haverly, Howie, Nelson, Olson (Russell), and Tieszen

         A LEGISLATIVE COMMEMORATION,  Honoring coach Tom Rogers for achieving his 300th win as the head coach of the Stanley County Lady Buffs Basketball Team.

     WHEREAS,  on the night of February 17, 2009, the Stanley County Lady Buffs Basketball Team, led by coach Tom Rogers, defeated Chamberlain 63-32 giving head coach Tom Rogers win 300; and

     WHEREAS,  coach Tom Rogers has contributed a great deal to his school for twenty-one years and to his school's athletic program, with a record of 300-154, winning ten district titles and five region championships; and

     WHEREAS,  coach Tom Rogers, with the support of his wife Kim, daughter Lindsey, and son Josh, has contributed a great deal to the athletes and to the game of basketball through his work ethic in coaching:

     NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT COMMEMORATED,  by the Eighty-fourth Legislature of the State of South Dakota, that head coach Tom Rogers be honored for achieving win 300.

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