WHEREAS, The Senate of the State of Texas is pleased to
  recognize the Texas School for the Deaf Lady Rangers basketball
  team, which has won 33 games in the 2018-2019 season and has set a
  new national Deaf school basketball record for most games won by
  a boys' or girls' team in a single season; and
         WHEREAS, The Lady Rangers won all the tournaments in which
  they competed this season, including the Brentwood Best Pack
  Invitational in Austin, the FEAST Patriots Invitational in San
  Antonio, the Leopards Classic in Arkansas, the New Year's Eve
  Shootout in Boerne, and the Clerc Classic XIX in California; and
         WHEREAS, Each team member contributed to the strength and
  chemistry of the team, which successfully ended the regular
  season with an undefeated 31-0 record; and
         WHEREAS, The team advanced to the 2019 Texas Association of
  Private and Parochial Schools Class 4A Final Four and was named
  Deaf Digest Sports Team of the Year; and
         WHEREAS, Head coach Brian Sipek and assistant coaches
  Ashley Elliott, Sean Moore, and Sheri Mize emphasized the
  importance of academic achievement and leadership throughout the
  year and provided support and encouragement as the players honed
  their skills; and
         WHEREAS, Team members Janelle Coons, Isadora Egbert,
  Ashlene Etkie, Ashley Harlicker, Michaela Kelley, Kaci Ketchum,
  Brianna Leiker, Jewel Rocha, Sunita Schmidjorg, Precious
  Schwartz, Leila Sicoli, and Jayne Taylor have brought great pride
  to the Texas School for the Deaf, to the Deaf community, and to
  the entire State of Texas; now, therefore, be it
         RESOLVED, That the Senate of the State of Texas, 86th
  Legislature, hereby commend the players and coaches of the
  2018-2019 Texas School for the Deaf Lady Rangers basketball
  team on their many achievements and extend to all associated
  with the team congratulations on their record-setting season;
  and, be it further
         RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution be prepared for
  the team as an expression of esteem from the Texas Senate.
        President of the Senate
        I hereby certify that the
    above Resolution was adopted by
    the Senate on March 27, 2019.
        Secretary of the Senate
         Member, Texas Senate