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11U Wins 2013 World Series
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FIVE PROSPECTS' XPOSURE NAMED TO ILLINOIS SBT SHOWCASE SCOUT LIST AS HIGH SCHOOL CONFERENCE NOMINEES

                       
DAVIS (LW West) | IRONS (Yorkville) | KORBEL (LW Central) | REIFSTECK (Yorkville) | SZUBERT (Andrew)

Tournament Champion across multi-sanctions, multi-ages, multi-regions over 140 times since 2008!
PROSPECTS' BASEBALL TRYOUTS/WORKOUT SHOW IN TWO COLUMNS!
Tournament Champion across multi-sanctions, multi-ages, multi-regions over 140 times since 2008!
Coaches or teams looking to join for 2017 should call Korbs at (708) 209-9399

  PROSPECTS YOUTH AND H.S. PLAYER TRYOUTS
NO FEE MULTI-DATE WORKOUTS TO EVALUATE ALL PLAYERS
Weekday sign-up and waivers begin at 5:00pm
Meet & Greet by trailer/tent by upper level tennis courts!
Monday, July 11th:
Lincoln-Way Central, 1801 E. Lincoln Hwy, New Lenox
Lower Level Field
5:30PM-7:30PM: 9U, 10U
7:30PM-9:45PM: 11U, 10U Overrun
Freshman Baseball Field
5:30PM-7:30PM: 14U
7:30PM-9:45PM: 16U Xposure, 17U Xposure
Tuesday, July 12th:
Lincoln-Way Central, 1801 E. Lincoln Hwy, New Lenox
Lower Level Field
5:30PM-7:30PM: 12U
7:30PM-9:45PM: 13U
Freshman Baseball Field
5:30PM-8:30PM: 15U Xposure
Wednesday, July 13th:
Mokena Quarry Fieldhouse, 8685 Springlake Dr., Mokena
191st & 88th by Gas N Wash, North to Springlake by AT&T
5:30PM-7:00PM: 9U - 10U - 11U
7:00PM-8:30PM: 12U - 11U Overrun
SEE ADDITIONAL DATES TO RIGHT
Rain Dates or Late Privates reserved for:
Monday, August 1st and Thursday, August 4th, if needed
 
Monday, July 18th:
Lincoln-Way Central, 1801 E. Lincoln Hwy, New Lenox
Lower Level Field
5:30PM-7:30PM: 9U, 10U
7:30PM-9:45PM: 11U, 10U Overrun
Freshman Baseball Field
5:30PM-7:30PM: 14U
7:30PM-9:45PM: 16U Xposure, 17U Xposure
Tuesday, July 19th:
Lincoln-Way Central, 1801 E. Lincoln Hwy, New Lenox
Lower Level Field
5:30PM-7:30PM: 12U
7:30PM-9:45PM: 13U
Freshman Baseball Field
5:30PM-8:30PM: 15U Xposure
Wednesday, July 20th:
Mokena Quarry Fieldhouse, 8685 Springlake Dr., Mokena
191st & 88th by Gas N Wash, North to Springlake by AT&T
5:30PM-7:00PM: 13U
7:00PM-8:30PM: 14U Prospects, 15U Xposure

Sunday, July 24th:
Lincoln-Way Central, 1801 E. Lincoln Hwy, New Lenox
Weekday sign-up and waivers begin at 8:30am
Meet & Greet by trailer/tent by upper level tennis courts!
Lower Level Field
9:00AM - 11:00AM: 9U, 10U, 11U
11:00AM - 1:00PM: 12U
Freshman Baseball Field
9:00AM - 11:00AM: 13U
11:00AM - 1:00PM: 14U Prospects, 15U Xposure

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12U ORANGE WINS FATHER'S DAY CHAMPIONSHIP

How about the hard work for Coach Brian Styx, those coaches loyal to LWP and this team! Consistent championship appearances and the boys take the Dowling Park championship after a few runner-up finishes! Way to play a tough schedule! Way to learn that training is incremental! Great way to get ready for Cooperstown Dreams Park and enjoy 12-year old baseball without the "youth sports" arm chair quarterbacks! For the love of the game, we are proud of this squad and our 3 dozen kids playing 12U baseball!

11U ORANGE PLAYS UP AT USSSA TOURNEY - TAKES 2ND!
How about the hard work for this Single A squad that works their tails off! Our 11U Orange team battled all weekend to take runner-up at the USSSA South Holland Slugfest, losing the championship game 13-12! Congratulations to Coach Cech and all of the fellas on 11U Orange! We're very proud of the accomplishment!

12U ORANGE BATTLES FOR RUNNER-UP AT MAY SLAMFEST
Another great weekend over May 15th for Prospects Baseball as the 12U Orange team took second place at the GLYSE CABA May Slamfest at Ho Chunk! What a wonderful effort offensively and defensively by the fellas!
Congratulations to Coach Styx and 12U Orange!

11U ORANGE GOES 3-1 IN DUBUQUE AA TOURNEY
The 11U Orange Class A squad did a great job playing up in the USSSA AA tournament in Dubuque, going 3-1 and getting 1-game from the championship game! They experienced more than just the "game," the enjoyed time together in a great city and camaraderie evidenced by this cool photo!

13U ORANGE WINS USSSA DUBUQUE AA CHAMPIONSHIP!
The 13U Orange team competed in the USSSA Dubuque, Iowa tournament this weekend! A great time for camaraderie and it showed! The 13U Orange team won their semi-final game after am impressive 2-1 start in pool play. They won the Championship game with a powerful offensive explosion. Congratulations!

10U WINS EXPERIENCE THE TURF CHAMPIONSHIP
10U won the 2016 USSSA Experience The Turf championship this weekend defeating the New Lenox Rebels 15-7! Congrats! The players will be featured on I-294 via our billboard for just a couple of days! Do not ask us to put all teams on the billboard, it is subject to the timing of our rotation contracts.

14U BLACK TAKES U.S.S.S.A.
EXPERIENCE THE TURF RUNNER-UP!

The 14U Black squad lost a tough time limit 5-4 championship game to take Runner-Up at the USSSA Experience The Turf tournament in Carol Stream April 15-17, 2016. Congratulations!

UPDATED!
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22ND:
LWP Clubhouse (Mokena Quarry)

6:00pm - 8:00pm:
Infield: 16U Xposure 40/40/40
Cage 6: 16U Xposure w/Paszko
Cage 3-4: REQUEST OPEN
Cage 1-2: REQUEST OPEN
Leave Cage #5 for Coach Angel
PROSPECTS XPOSURE WINS CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIV. INVITE
6-0 BASEBALL AT CMU BY OUR CLASS OF 2017/2018 PLAYERS!

16U Prospects Xposure won the Central Michigan University Invitational 6-5 in extra innings! Great semi win 2-1 over Team Combat's Indiana Astros and 6-5 Championship win over nationally ranked A. Green Summer Baseball who has placed 315 players to college from 123 high schools. I'm proud of the players execution! Four players were approached and three players received follow-ups from recruiters. Congratulations! #‎PXB‬ ‪#‎LWP‬ @xposurebaseball

13U BLACK WINS MIZUNO FUTURE GAMES CHAMPIONSHIP
13U Black fought back to win three straight on Sunday to win the Mizuno Future games tournament. It marks the 10th Prospects Baseball team to win a tournament this season, pushing the organization to 20 tournament wins already for 2016. Congratulations to Coach Jim Gurgone and all of the fellas!
10TH INNING GAME WINNING MOMENT FOR PROSPECTS
Video from the Reverse The Curse tournament clincher




9U WINS GLYSE APRIL SLAMFEST CHAMPIONSHIP
9U defeated the IL Sparks 6-5 and then defeated the Crown Point Bulldogs 5-1 to win the Championship Game this weekend at Ho Chunk! Congrats! The players will be featured on I-294 via our billboard! Earlier in pool play, the 9U Prospects beat the Bridgeport Bombers 8-0. So much hard work after a long 8U season!
DIGITAL BILLBOARD UPDATES:
We're excited to feature this weekend's success on the 294 digital billboard near Kedzie (South Bound). 9U and 11U Black are featured on one rotation and 13u Orange and 12U Black are featured on the second rotation as we promote Early Bird Tryout registration for 2017. Congratulations to our most recent champions! See below:
LIVE ROTATION 4/26/2016



2016-17 TRYOUT BILLBOARDS

You will see tryout and various Prospects' digital billboards on I-294
in parts of April, May and June. These begin 4/18 near 294/Kedzie
and display 10-seconds per minute on rotation.

Our intention is continue to develop current Prospects' players with new added position clinics for November and December while adding (LWP) teams at 9U, 10U, 11U and 13U. We will begin looking at expanding our college recruitment ages for
Prospects' Xposure Baseball (PXB). Spread the word!



CONGRATULATIONS 2015 USSSA WORLD SERIES 9U CHAMPIONS


The 9U Prospects won the 2015 9U USSSA World Series in Indianapolis, IN! Congratulations to Coach Shane Higgins and all of our boys!

Prospects Xposure Signs 37
of Northern IL's Best Players

Prospects Baseball continues to lead in player development and will now look to lead in marketing player skill sets to college coaches.

"Our player presentation will lead the area and our players will quickly make an impact for the teams that follow them," stated Coach Korbel, Prospects founder and creator of Xposure Baseball. "We're the fastest growing college exposure program in the area and doubled in size for 2016."

Xposure Baseball will work with players in Class of 2017, 2018 and 2019!

CONGRATULATIONS USSSA WORLD SERIES 11U RUNNER-UP


Wow! The 11U Black Prospects advanced to the Championship three consecutive years at the USSSA World Series in Indianapolis, IN! They took Runner-Up at the 2015 Indy World Series, won the 2013 and 2014 World Series and won the 2014 USSSA Global World Series Champions. Congratulations to Coach Kevin Aikens and all of our boys!

SUCCESS AT ANY SANCTION - HERE'S SOME U.S.S.S.A. REAL UPDATES!
PROSPECTS' 2014 USSSA
GLOBAL WORLD SERIES 13U RUNNER-UP

13U Prospects take Runner-Up at USSSA Global World Series om 7/20/14


PROSPECTS' 2014 USSSA
GLOBAL WORLD SERIES 10U CHAMPIONS!

10U Black defeated West Oakland Wings 9-8 on 7/13/14 to win it all!




10U Prospects' defeat Rhino Baseball 9-6
for 10U GameDay USA Championship


Our 10U squad defeated Rhino baseball 9-6 to win the GameDay USA Championship in Waukegan, IL last weekend. The team has continued it's strong run, winning 9 of their last 10 ball games. Another super accomplishment!

9U PROSPECTS WIN 2013 CIRCLE CITY WORLD SERIES
@ INDIANAPOLIS SPORTS PARK

Chicago Tribune Press Story Here | New Lenox Patriot Press Story Here



11U BLACK PROSPECTS WIN 2013 CIRCLE CITY WORLD SERIES
@ INDIANAPOLIS SPORTS PARK

Chicago Tribune Press Story Here | New Lenox Patriot Press Story Here



10U DEFEATS IL SPARKS FOR BOMC CHAMPIONSHIP
Marks 3rd BOMC Championship this year for LW Prospects!


Congratulations to our 10U team for defeating a top notch field at the USSSA BOMC! This marks the 3rd BOMC championship won by our organization this season. Our 9U, 10U and 11U Black have won the title.

ACADEMIC AND COMMUNITY SCHOLARSHIPS
Posted with former players from rec ball and travel ball


I have said it for years but when winning, people focus on that aspect of a program or philosophy rather than the mission. Last week, I was very privileged to share a photo with former players - kids that say Coach, or Mr. Korbel. These are outstanding contributors to community, school and athletics - and not just baseball. As for the former players first graduating class of seniors, I know of 11 scholarships to these players for adacemic/community not to mention another 5 scholarships based on athletics. Obviously, academics won in a landslide and I am very proud.

Prospects Open Dates
For rain out or practice
LW Central (LL Softball)
Available to 9U thru 12U
Thu., 4/28, (Handled)
Tue., 6/7, 5:45pm & 7:45pm
Thu., 6/9, 5:45pm & 7:45pm

LW West (Far West Field)
10U Reserved for:
Thu., 5/18, 6:30pm-10:00pm

TRUE, TRADITIONAL TRAVEL BASEBALL PROGRAM!
Beyond the field of play



2015 Griz Gala
Tech Raffle Winners!
Conducted 11/22/2015
Drum Drawn live at Griz Gala!

2015 Results
2015 Tech Raffle Winners!
As conducted 11/22/2015
Drum Drawn live at 115 Bourbon St.
30 Prizes Posted: Before 11/27/15
Grand 1: Apple Watch
#1071, Kachinsky

Grand 2: iPad Mini 3
#3204, C. Patterson

2nd: Insignia 32" SmartTV
#1788, Styx

3rd: Acer Chromebook
#2180, Janowski

4th: Samsung Gear Fit
#1286, Wolcott

5th: FujiFilm Digital Camera
#0890, Vicky L.

6th: Amazon Firestick
#0321, Bahnaman

7th: Amazon Firestick
#0808, T. Coz

8th: Amazon Firestick
#1416, Halperin

9th: Google Chromecast
#0278, Struck

10th: Google Chromecast
#Faded, J. Klosowski

11th: Google Chromecast
#1740, O'Brien

12th: C270 Logitech Webcam
#1019, DelValle

13th: iHip Bears Headphones
#2811, Figura

14th: iHip Bears Bluetooth Speaker
#Faded, M. Sanfratello

15th: iHip Bears Bluetooth Speaker
#2287, Jacobs

16th: M325C Wireless Mouse
#0089, Zimmer

17th: M325C Wireless Mouse
#4314, J. Rice

18th: Stuffers Selfie Stick
#1909, Purcell

19th: Stuffers Selfie Stick
#1559, M. Bojczek

20th: Gear Head Mobile Powerbank 3500mAh
#3005, McClain

21st: Gear Head Mobile Powerbank 3500mAh
#1492, Smith

22nd: $15 iTunes Gift Card
#2134, Hence

23rd: 32GB SanDisk Ultra Flash Drive
#0587 Hokkanen

24th: 32GB SanDisk Ultra Flash Drive
#2647, Burton

25th: 32GB SanDisk Ultra Flash Drive
#2083, Sheridan

26th: Rabbit TV Device
#2539, Hassel

27th: Rabbit TV Device
#0750, LaBedz

28th: Rabbit TV Device
#1539, Poss

29th: Rabbit TV Device
#0677, White

Thank you to everyone that helped donate to our program!
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