Blacksburg Mayor Honors Minors All-Star Team and Declares Friday, August 3, 2007, as "Blacksburg Baseball Association Day"
Firday, August 3, 2007, Blacksburg, VA --- The 9-10 Dixie Youth All-Star team was formally recognized by the Town of Blacksburg for their recent achievements. Blacksburg Mayor, Ron Rordam, issued a proclamation recognizing the team's recent success, and presented each player with a copy by calling out each name. Afterwards, the Mayor and the team went outside and took a team photo underneath the AAA Dixie Youth State Championship flag.
Mayor Ron Rordam and Town Manager Marc Verniel welcome the team.
The Mayor addresses the team.
The team listens intently.
Jason Pounds from the News Messenger.
Parents, friends, and family watch the formal ceremony.
The Mayor talks about his youth experiences.
The Mayor called each player one at a time.
The team poses with the Mayor in Town Chambers.
Channel 13 and News Channel 7 arrive.
State Championship trophy.
League President Don Gresh, Coach Lucas, and the team pose with the Mayor below the Dixie Youth Baseball State Championship Flag.
Channel 13 came all the way from Lynchburg.
News 7's Rachel DePompa interviews Tyler Davis and Jon Hinson.
Channel 13 with Hal Hughes and Morgan McCoy.
Some creative camera angles.
Hal Hughes tells Channel 13 that "we weren't supposed to even win district."