State Senator Patty Ritchie presents a copy of the resolution she introduced and passed in the New York State Senate honoring Lisbon and North Country native Rick Carlisle, coach of the Dallas Mavericks, after he led his team to victory in the NBA championship. Shown are Rick's father, Ogdensburg attorney Preston Carlisle, Senator Patty Ritchie, Rick Carlisle and Rick's mother, Joan. Rick's daughter, Abby, is shown holding a framed copy of the resolution. Ritchie also met with North Country sports legend Con Elliott during the July 4 holiday weekend. Click here for that photo.