Resolution J5474-2013

Congratulating the Manhasset Boys Varsity Hockey upon the occasion of capturing the New York State Hockey Championship

Details

Actions

  • May 29, 2014: ADOPTED
  • May 29, 2014: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • May 23, 2014: REFERRED TO FINANCE

Text

LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  congratulating  the  Manhasset High School Boys
Varsity Hockey Team and Coaches Kevin Smith and  Mike  O'Gara  upon  the
occasion of capturing the New York State Hockey 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 Manhasset High School Boys Varsity Hockey  Team  captured
the  New  York  State Hockey Championship with a hard fought 6-3 victory
over Lynbrook High School on Sunday, March 2, 2014; and
  WHEREAS, In 2014, the Manhasset  Indians  Hockey  Team  qualified  for
States for the first time in the team history; after persevering through
many difficult and exciting tournament games, they have emerged victori-
ous; and
  WHEREAS,  The  athletic  talent displayed by this team is due in great
part to the efforts of Coaches Kevin Smith and Mike O'Gara, skilled  and
inspirational  tutors,  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 Manhasset High School Boys Varsity Hock-
ey Team, from the opening game of the season  to  participation  in  the
championship, were a brotherhood of athletic ability, of good sportsman-
ship, 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
  WHEREAS, Coaches Kevin Smith and Mike O'Gara have done a superb job in
guiding, molding and inspiring the team members towards winning the  New
York State championship; and
  WHEREAS, Sports competition instills the values of teamwork, pride and
accomplishment,  and  Coaches  Kevin  Smith  and  Mike  O'Gara and these
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 Manhasset High School  Boys  Varsity  Hockey  Team  and
Coaches  Kevin  Smith  and  Mike  O'Gara on their outstanding season and
overall team record; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That copies of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to the Manhasset High School Boys Varsity Hockey  Team  and  the
aforementioned coaches.

Comments

Open Legislation comments facilitate discussion of New York State legislation. All comments are subject to moderation. Comments deemed off-topic, commercial, campaign-related, self-promotional; or that contain profanity or hate speech; or that link to sites outside of the nysenate.gov domain are not permitted, and will not be published. Comment moderation is generally performed Monday through Friday.

By contributing or voting you agree to the Terms of Participation and verify you are over 13.

Discuss!

blog comments powered by Disqus