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Legislation #: 080611 Introduction Date: 6/12/2008
Type: Special Action Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER SHARP AND COUNCILMEMBER JOLLY
Title: Congratulating the Notre Dame de Sion girls soccer team on the occasion of its victory at the MSHSAA Class 1 State Soccer Championship.

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6/13/2008 Filed by the Clerk's office
6/12/2008 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 080611

 

Congratulating the Notre Dame de Sion girls soccer team on the occasion of its victory at the MSHSAA Class 1 State Soccer Championship.

 

WHEREAS, the private Catholic college preparatory school, Notre Dame de Sion, has been located in Kansas City since 1927; and

 

WHEREAS, Sions school students are recognized regularly for their academic efforts in science, mathematics, debate, writing and other disciplines; and the soccer teams GPA for the 2007-2008 school year was an astounding 3.68; and

 

WHEREAS, Notre Dame de Sions soccer team recently won the MSHSAA Class 1 State Soccer Championship in St. Louis, Missouri that had a total of 128 teams competing in the playoffs. The Notre Dame de Sion soccer team advanced to their second consecutive Final Four appearance. The team became champions this season after defeating St. Dominics in the semi-final match and Notre Dame St. Louis in the Championship. The 1st place finish in 2008 came on the heels of a 2nd place finish in 2007. Furthermore, the team set a MSHSAA playoff record with 7 consecutive shutouts over the two year run in the playoffs; and

 

WHEREAS, the Notre Dame de Sion soccer team during the season had a record of 16 wins 7 losses and 1 tie, won 16 of its last 18 contests and outscored its opponents during that stretch by a margin of 64 goals to only 6; and

 

WHEREAS, Sions winning team is led by Matt Darby as head coach and Carolyn Darby, Doug Albers and Megan Darby as assistant coaches and Dennis Conaghan and Reynold Middleton as athletic directors with the members of the team being Rachael Brennan, Stephanie Brown, Lauren Chalmers, Alli Dandurand, Katie Gorman, Jill McCaffrey, Melissa Pacheco, Kathryn Robards, Caroline Roth, Kate Vignatelli, Madde Adkins, Carrie Barton, Kate Murphy, Lauryn Perz, Samantha Capelli, Jessica Grindstaff, Kelsey Salzman, Kristina Weishar, Catherine Yuille, Bree Bondon, Cate Freeman, Haley Fritzlen and Mary Clare Gibson; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby congratulate the Notre Dame de Sion girls soccer team on the occasion of its victory at the 2008 Missouri State Soccer Championship; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this Resolution be spread upon the Minutes of the Council in testimony thereof and that copies thereof be presented to Matt Darby, Carolyn Darby, Doug Albers, Dennis Conaghan, Reynold Middleton and the Notre Dame de Sion soccer team in appreciation of their performance and their outstanding championship season.

 

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