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Bama Magic Girl's Traveling Basketball Team honored by Opelika City Council

The Opelika City Council and Mayor Gary Fuller honored the Bama Magic Girl's Traveling Basketball Team at the August 19, 2008 City Council meeting.  The team played more than forty games in fourteen tournaments and won six first place tournament championships.  Coaches for the team are:  Head Coach Jasper Snipes, Assistant Coach, Terrence Frazier.  Team assistants are Lillian Snipes and Bernice Benton.  Members of the team include:  Kendall Adams, Roberta Benton, Semone Cannon, Mia Frazier, Emma Gardner, Brianna Lockhart, Jaylan Snipes, Kamarian Williams, Mrianna Mathews, and Mary Minor.

The resolution, in part, stated the following:

WHEREAS, the Bama Magic girl’s traveling basket ball team was established in 2006 by Jasper Snipes, Head Coach and now consist of ten players with Terrence Frazier as Assistant Coach and Lillian Snipes & Bernice Benton as Team Assistants; and


            WHEREAS, the Bama Magic basketball team played in seven tournaments 2007 and another seven tournaments in 2008 for a total of more than forty games and winning six (6) first place tournament championships; and


            WHEREAS, these basketball tournaments were organized by the Alabama Park & Recreation Department, AAU and the YBOA organizations in Auburn, Montgomery, Sylacauga, Talledega, Hamilton, Birmingham, Pelham, Columbus and Atlanta; and


            WHEREAS, the Bama Magic girl’s traveling basketball team is made up of the following members:


                                                            Kendall Adams                        Roberta Benton

                                                            Semone Cannon                       Mia Frazier

                                                            Emma Gardner                         Brianna Lockhart

                                                            Jaylan Snipes                            Kamarian Williams

                                                            Brianna Mathews                      Mary Minor



            NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that Mayor Gary Fuller and the entire Opelika City Council do hereby congratulate Coach Jasper Snipes, Assistant Coach Terrence Frazier and the entire 2008 Bama Magic traveling basketball team for their many accomplishments and for binging high honor, distinction and recognition to the City of Opelika, Alabama.


The document was signed and dated by all members of the council and the mayor.