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Lumber Company will be featured in a Team Spotlight in Softball Magazine's April issue (which comes out in mid-March). Softball Magazine is the only national softball publication put out by Publisher Gene Smith. Softball Magazine also runs the popular Bat Wars events. Click on this article's headline or the Softball Magazine Logo to be linked to the Softball Magazine website to subscribe to the magazine today. Softball Magazine cost $20 annually for 10 issues (put out from March-December).
Since it is mid-november and months till the softball season starts heating up, Lumber Company Softball thought they would take a minute to recognize our great sponsor McBrody's Bar & Grill. McBrody's opened up in April of 2003 and has sponsored the Lumber Company for 3 seasons since their beginning. Located in downtown Joliet, McBrody's features homemade sandwiches and burgers along with several other delicious items, ice cold beer, a variety of drink specials and a large beer garden. Conveniently located to stop by before or after a JackHammer's game, a trip to Harrah's Casino or a show at the Rialto. On the first Saturday night of the winter months McBrody's features dueling pianos. McBrody's also provides lunch time delivery to the downtown Joliet area. Call for details. Come on in any Thursday or Friday night during the summer to celebrate a Lumber Company victory. Lumber Company would like to thank McBrody's owners Jim "Oak" O'Connell and Derek Brenczewski for their support. Please give McBrody's a visit and try to support all business who help sponsor softball. McBrody's info is as follows. Address: 73 W. Jefferson Street, Joliet, IL 60436 Ph#: 815-726-8960 Web Address: www.mcbrodys.com (or just click on their picture above or logo below to link to their website) If you are interested in becoming a Lumber Company sponsor and want to get your name out in front of thousands on the diamond and the web, please contact Bob Munday at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lumber Company's 2005 tournament schedule is as follows. Result and record for each tournament will be listed in (). April 16th & 17th - USSSA "D" NIT, Joliet, IL (3-2) May 14th & 15th - NSA "D" Qualifier (Early Bird), Kankakee, IL (4th place, 3-2) May 28th - USSSA "C" Qualifier, Joliet, IL (4th place, 1-2) June 4th & 5th - NSA "D" Qualifier, Country Club Hills, IL (1st place, 5-1) June 25th & 26th - USSSA "C" Qualifier, Joliet, IL (2nd place, 3-2) July 16th & 17th - USSSA "D" NIT, Joliet, IL (1-2) July 23rd & 24th - NSA "D" State, Kankakee, IL (5th Place, 4-2) July 25th - 29th - Joliet City Tournament (Open Division), Joliet, IL (0-2) August 20th & 21st - USSSA Elite "D" IL State, Rockford, IL (7th place, 1-2) August 27th & 28th - NSA "D" Regional, Arlington Heights, IL (5th Place, 4-2) September 2nd - 5th - USSSA "D" Great Lakes National, Blaine, MN (3-2) September 16th - 18th - NSA "D" World Tournament, Indianapolis, IN (0-2)
Lumber Company celebrated a very successful 2003 season on Saturday, December 13th with an awards banquet/year end party at McBrody's. A great time was had by all in an evening that included Matt Wallace's annual recap of the season as well as a 2003 video highlight tape. The 2003 Lumber Company award winners were as follows. MVP - Ryan Nurczyk, #23 Offensive Player - Eric Boe, #24 Defensive Player - Matt Staab, #2 Most Improved Player - Jim Lesnik, #7 Lumber Company's very successful 2003 season included the following highlights. -1st Place - Joliet City Tournament -5th Place - USSSA "D" Great Lakes National Tournament (78 Teams) -5th Place - USSSA "D" Illinois State Tournament (68 Teams) -Final USSSA "D" Ranking of 5th out of 133 Illinois teams Lumber Company would like to thank all of our great fans and sponsors for making 2003 a very fun and successful season. We look forward to doing it again and seeing you all out at the ball fields in 2004
Lumber Company's end of the year party/awards banquet has been scheduled for Saturday, December 13th at McBrody's (in their new enclosed patio section). The party starts at 7:00pm including food and drinks. Also to be awarded will be the 2003 Lumber Company MVP, Offensive Player of the Year, Defensive Player of the Year and the Most Improved Player. Master of Ceremonies Matt Wallace will also provide his annual recap of the season. The party is for Lumber Co. players only until 9:00pm, after 9:00pm please feel free to invite any friends and family of the Lumber Company to come celebrate our season with us. The drinks will be flowing and it should be a good time for everyone.