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Latest Celebration of Sports continues proud legacy

The 12th Annual Celebration of Sports banquet, held at Turf Valley on Oct. 21, was one for the books. Every speech, from the opening comments by John Byrd, Director of Recreation and Parks, to County Executive Ken Ulman, to keynote speaker Al Bumbry and then right through to the six inductees into the Community Sports Hall of Fame were thought provoking. We all got a special bonus with the attendance of one of the greatest high school basketball coaches of all time, Morgan Wootten, who was the guest of inductee Bernie Dennison. Wootten, 83, was credited by some for having shaped high school basketball and looked absolutely great. Legendary UCLA coach John Wooden said of...

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