Resolution J4334-2013

Honoring Michael Kreeger upon the occasion of his induction into the Warwick Valley Boys Basketball Hall of Fame by the Warwick Valley Central School District

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  • Mar 31, 2014: ADOPTED
  • Mar 31, 2014: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Mar 28, 2014: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION honoring Michael Kreeger upon the occasion of his
induction  into  the  Warwick Valley Boys Basketball Hall of Fame by the
Warwick Valley Central School District

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to honor  those  indi-
viduals  whose exceptional athletic prowess leaves an enduring legacy in
their communities; and
  WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its  long-
standing  traditions,  this  Legislative  Body  is justly proud to honor
Michael Kreeger upon the occasion of  his  induction  into  the  Warwick
Valley Boys Basketball Hall of Fame by the Warwick Valley Central School
District;  the  Warwick  Valley High School Boys Basketball Program held
their 5th Annual Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on Friday, January  17,
2014; and
  WHEREAS,  Michael  Kreeger  is  a  member  of  the Warwick Valley Boys
Basketball Hall of  Fame  Class  of  2014;  this  outstanding  athlete's
efforts,  commitment,  and  past  accomplishments  on  the hardwood have
helped shape the history of the Wildcats, Warwick Valley Boys Basketball
Team; and
  WHEREAS, A 1990 graduate of Warwick Valley High School, Michael Kreeg-
er was a two-year varsity starter from 1988 to 1990, playing under  head
coach Tom Folino; and
  WHEREAS,  During  the  1989-90 season, Michael Kreeger helped lead his
team to a Section IX play-off appearance, and was selected as Most Valu-
able Player; he also won the Most Valuable Player  Award  for  the  1989
Warwick  Tip-Off Tournament as he led his team to the tournament champi-
onship; and
  WHEREAS, During his illustrious high school basketball career, Michael
Kreeger set and still holds two school records: most points scored in  a
season  with  387 points, and highest scoring average for a season as he
averaged 21.7 points per game; he finished his career with  501  points,
placing him 16th on the all-time scoring list; and
  WHEREAS,  His  most  well-known  basketball  moments were breaking the
school record for most points scored in a season during his  final  high
school game vs. Port Jervis High School, and a famous win over Pine Bush
High  School  as  he  and teammate Denis McLaughlin scored every Warwick
point except two; and
  WHEREAS, Athletes like Michael Kreeger provide a tremendous service to
the future of our State and Nation, inspiring  generations  of  student-
athletes  in their athletic journeys and ensuring their success in their
future years; and
  WHEREAS, Michael Kreeger has clearly had an  enduring  impact  on  the
youth  of  the Warwick Valley Central School District, as well as on the
community-at-large, and accordingly merits recognition and applause  for
his impressive dedication to others; now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED,  That  this  Legislative  Body pause in its deliberations to
honor Michael Kreeger upon  the  occasion  of  his  induction  into  the
Warwick  Valley  Boys  Basketball  Hall  of  Fame  by the Warwick Valley
Central School District; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Michael Kreeger.

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