Resolution J1227-2013

Congratulating the Argyle Varsity Boys Basketball Team upon the occasion of capturing the 2013 New York State Class D Championship

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  • Apr 16, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Apr 11, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating the Argyle Varsity Boys Basketball
Team  upon  the  occasion  of  capturing the 2013 New York State Class D
Championship

WHEREAS, Excellence and success in competitive sports  can  be  achieved
only  through strenuous practice, team play and team spirit, nurtured by
dedicated coaching and strategic planning; and
  WHEREAS, Athletic competition enhances the moral and physical develop-
ment of the young people of this State, preparing them for the future by
instilling in them the value of  teamwork,  encouraging  a  standard  of
healthy living, imparting a desire for success and developing a sense of
fair play and competition; and
  WHEREAS,  The Argyle Varsity Boys Basketball Team captured the Class D
New York State Public High School Athletic Association  Boys  Basketball
Championship  with  a  58-33 win over Martin Luther King of Hastings-on-
Hudson at the Glens Falls Civic Center; and
  WHEREAS, Capping a perfect 24-0 season, the Scots of Argyle won  their
first  New  York  State  Class D Championship; the game was close in the
beginning, but the Scots used a furious charge through the third quarter
to finish in dominating fashion; and
  WHEREAS, The athletic talent displayed by the 2012-2013 Argyle Varsity
Boys Basketball Team is due in great part to the efforts of  Head  Coach
Jack  Sherwin,  a  skilled  and  inspirational mentor, respected for his
ability to develop potential into excellence; and
  WHEREAS, The team's undefeated record is  outstanding,  and  the  team
members  were  loyally  and  enthusiastically supported by family, fans,
friends and the community at large; and
  WHEREAS, The hallmarks of the 2012-2013 Argyle Varsity Boys Basketball
Team, from the opening game of the season to capturing the Class  D  New
York State Public High School Athletic Association Boys Basketball Cham-
pionship, were a brotherhood of athletic ability, of good sportsmanship,
of  honor  and of scholarship, demonstrating that these team players are
second to none; and
  WHEREAS, Athletically and academically, the team members  have  proven
themselves to be an unbeatable combination of talents, reflecting favor-
ably on their school and community; and
  WHEREAS, Sports competition instills the values of teamwork, pride and
accomplishment; Head Coach Jack Sherwin and the 2012-2013 Argyle Varsity
Boys Basketball Team's outstanding athletes have clearly made a contrib-
ution  to the spirit of excellence which is a tradition of their school;
now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause  in  its  deliberations  to
congratulate  the  2012-2013  Argyle  Varsity  Boys Basketball Team, its
members James Bristol, Greg Haskins, Jake  Horton,  Jon  Jehring,  Brock
Liddle,  Joey  Lufkin, Del Pryce, Aaron Rosati, Brett Schmaler and Riley
Schmaler, with Managers Peyton Lufkin and Tyler Humiston and Head  Coach
Jack  Sherwin  and Coach Dave Clatworthy on their New York State Class D
Championship, their outstanding  season  and  league  championship,  and
their overall team record; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That copies of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to the 2012-2013 Argyle Varsity Boys Basketball Team and to Head
Coach Jack Sherwin.

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