Resolution J2428-2013

Congratulating the 2013 Fort Ann High School Boys Varsity Baseball Team upon the occasion of capturing the New York State Class D Championship

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  • Jun 18, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Jun 18, 2013: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Jun 14, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating the 2013 Fort Ann High School Boys
Varsity  Baseball Team upon the occasion of capturing the 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, On Saturday, June 8, 2013, at Conlon Field in Binghamton, New
York,  the  Fort Ann High School Boys Varsity Baseball Team captured the
New York State Class D Championship by defeating Hancock by a  score  of
14-0; and
  WHEREAS,  The  2013  Fort  Ann  High School Boys Varsity Baseball Team
outscored its opponents 47-0 during its outstanding and remarkable post-
season performance; and
  WHEREAS, Compiling an outstanding 21-2 season record,  the  2013  Fort
Ann  High  School Cardinals were the Adirondack League; Class D, Section
2; and Capital Region champions as well as Class D New York State  Cham-
pions; and
  WHEREAS,  The  athletic  talent displayed by this team is due in great
part to the efforts of Head Coach  Dane  Clark  and  Assistant  Coaches,
Kevin  Mattison  and  Rock  Chadwick, skilled and inspirational mentors,
respected for their ability to develop potential into excellence; and
  WHEREAS, The team's  overall  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 2013 Fort Ann High School  Boys  Varsity
Baseball  Team, from the opening game of the season to capturing the New
York State Class D Championship, 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, Head Coach Dane Clark and Assistant Coaches,  Kevin  Mattison
and Rock Chadwick have done a superb job in guiding, molding and inspir-
ing  the  2013  Fort  Ann High School Boys Varsity Baseball Team members
toward their goals; and
  WHEREAS, Sports competition instills the values of teamwork, pride and
accomplishment; Head Coach  Dane  Clark  and  Assistant  Coaches,  Kevin
Mattison  and  Rock  Chadwick,  and  the  2013 Fort Ann High School Boys
Varsity Baseball  Team's  outstanding  athletes,  have  clearly  made  a
contribution  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  2013 Fort Ann High School Boys Varsity Baseball Team;
its members:  Chris Jackson, Cameron Stark, Seth  Godfrey,  John  Allen,
Kent Alexander, Tyler Gleason, Garrett Bailey, Joe Foran, Nick Lehoisky,
Pat  Strainer, George Lehoisky, Kyle White, Devon Heydrick, Jeremy John-
son, Tyler Mattison and Caleb Bush; Head Coach Dane Clark and  Assistant
Coaches, Kevin Mattison and Rock Chadwick; Managers, Patrick Ward, Bren-
dan  Wright  and  Jack  Dornan; and Scorekeeper Kate White; on their New

York State Class D Championship and their outstanding season; and be  it
further
  RESOLVED, That copies of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted  to  the  members,  coaches  and staff of the 2013 Fort Ann High
School Boys Varsity Baseball Team.

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