April 28, 2011
Picente and Oneida County Board of Legislators Honor Rome Grizzlies
Oneida County Executive Anthony Picente Jr. and the Oneida County Board of Legislators honored the Rome Grizzlies girls 14-and Under ice hockey team at Wednesday evening’s Board meeting.
County Executive Picente presented a proclamation to the team, which commended them for, “bringing distinction and honor to the city of Rome and all of Oneida County by winning the 2011 USA girls Tier 2 14-and Under tournament.” The proclamation went on to say that the Grizzlies, “represented the Rome community with pride through their outstanding commitment to athletic excellence, a never-say-die attitude that put them at the top, a strong commitment to family and community, and a belief in the power of teamwork and hard work to achieve success.”
The Grizzlies won five games in a row at the 2011 USA Girls Tier 2 14-and Under tournament to win the national championship. The tournament took place in Anaheim, California