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File #: 2014-0273    Version: 1
Type: Proclamation Status: Passed Finally
File created: 3/25/2014 In control: City Council
On agenda: Final action: 3/25/2014
Enactment date: 3/25/2014 Enactment #: 126
Effective date:    
Title: NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognizes Principal Melissa Friez and Athletic Director Jerry Haslett for their leadership and support of Allderdice Basketball and commends and congratulates Coaches Buddy Valinsky, Andy Pakler and Jeff Cohen, Team Manager Talon Scott, Scorekeeper Jalen Ledbetter and the 2013-1014 Taylor Allderdice Dragons Boys Varsity Basketball Team for winning the City League Championship; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, , that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Tuesday, March 25, 2014 to be “ ALLDERDICE DRAGONS VARSITY BOYS BASKETBALL DAY ” in the City of Pittsburgh.
Sponsors: Corey O'Connor, All Members
Indexes: PROCLAMATION - MR. O'CONNOR
Attachments: 1. 2014-0273.doc
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WHEREAS, Pittsburgh Allderdice High School, the largest of the Pittsburgh Public Schools' urban high schools, has drawn students from nine diverse communities and offers academic programs at all levels, complemented by a full range of interscholastic, intramural and co-curricular clubs and sports ; and,

WHEREAS, Allderdice High School has had a proud athletic history and this year has put a skilled and well coached basketball team on the court to compete against teams like Woodland Hills, Summit Academy, Peters Township, Blackhawk, Fox Chapel, South Fayette, Indiana, Keystone Oaks, West Allegheny, Bethel Park as well as their City League rivals Carrick, Brashear, Perry, Obama and Westinghouse ; and,

WHEREAS, Allderdice High School finished the season with a 19-6 record, having beaten Obama 55-54 to win the City League Championship. The team, coached by Buddy Valinsky, Andy Pakler and Jeff Cohen is made up of 15 dedicated players who have worked hard to bring pride and respect to Allderdice Basketball. They are Loren Wicks, Ramon Creighton, Caleb Stotz, Mason Whitley, Alex Bell, Lamone Dixon, Jr., Jordan Owens, Jordan Rawls, Tim Pugh and six players who have brought attention to Allderdice Basketball by being 3 sets of twins and having been featured in print media and on the Today Show with Jenna Bush. They are Keith and Kenny Robinson, JaVaughn and DaVaughn Moultrie and Tim and James Jackson, known as TWINSANITY ; and,
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NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognizes Principal Melissa Friez and Athletic Director Jerry Haslett for their leadership and support of Allderdice Basketball and commends and congratulates Coaches Buddy Valinsky, Andy Pakler and Jeff Cohen, Team Manager Talon Scott, Scorekeeper Jalen Ledbetter and the 2013-1014 Taylor Allderdice Dragons Boys Varsity Basketball Team for winning the City League Championship; and,

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, , that the Council of the C...

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