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File #: 2010-1238    Version: 1
Type: Proclamation Status: Adopted
File created: 12/20/2010 In control: City Council
On agenda: Final action: 12/20/2010
Enactment date: 12/20/2010 Enactment #: 863
Effective date:    
Title: NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh commends the 2010 City League Champion Perry Traditional Academy Commodore Football Team for their tenacity, strength of character, team spirit and excellence on the field of play, and declares Monday, December 20, 2010 “Perry Commodores' Football 2010 City League Champs Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.
Sponsors: Darlene M. Harris, All Members
Attachments: 1. 2010-1238.doc
WHEREAS, Perry Traditional Academy's Commodores are the City League Football Champs for 2010, final score 32-0; and

WHEREAS, on November 20th a packed Cupples Stadium witnessed Perry's Senior Quarterback Greg McGhee complete six of ten passes for 183 yards, totaling 197 yards passing and 58 yards rushing for the game; and

WHEREAS, Perry's big play offense included a Devin Ghafoor catch for a 69-yard sideline run and the Chinelo Oparanozie led the rushing game with 79 yards on 18 attempts, smothered the Brashear Bulls holding them to three yards rushing and minus two yards passing through the entire game; and

WHEREAS, McGhee is the first recipient of the Jeron Grayson Most Valuable Player award and was recognized as Player of the Week by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, WTAE-TV and the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review; and

WHEREAS, the City League's two leading receivers hail from Perry, Devin Ghafoor and Eric Frey; and

WHEREAS, the Perry Commodores were named Team of the Week by the FSN / Steelers High School Network and all senior players are Pittsburgh Promise ready and have plans to continue their education; and

WHEREAS, Head Coach Bill Gallagher says his Commodores' tremendous senior leadership, total commitment to teamwork and unselfishness made this great group of students a winning team;

WHEREAS, rounding out the team, are:
Greg McGhee Raymond Taylor Shakil Brown Joe Arthur
Brendan Edwards Deacon Blackwell Keenan Jackson Leighton Hawkins
Ahmed Turner Daron Clark Julian Dean Darelle Carson
Juyuan Bryd Quentin Carter Donte Marcus Antwan Collier
Gerald Sherell Andrew Umphrey Rodney Gaskins Curtis Edmonds
Isaiah Williams Robert Willie Michael Banks Chad Trimbur
Darrin Peeks Tijuan Sherrell Steven Wicks Jordan Clayton
Josh Visokey Allon Thornton Joe Dreves Jermaine Herring
Nick Eritz Gene't Moore Javaughn Wise Brett Schaeffer
Vidal Morgan Ryan Shaneyfelt Joe William Lloyd Reid
Mallory Claybourne Bronson Pryzbilinski Devin ...

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