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2016 Grafmeier Tournament Features Strong Field of Ranked Teams

Monday, May 23rd, 2016

Rude Pac vs Pala.85web Men’s fastpitch action promises to be competitive in the 2016 Grafmeier Tournament, June 3-5, at upper and lower Sunset Park in Kimberly, Wisc. Photo By BOB OTTO / 2014 NAFA World Series

KIMBERLY, Wisc. – Seven of fastpitch softball’s strongest men’s teams will take to Sunset Park in Kimberly for the The 2016 Grafmeier Tournament, June 3-5.

The field includes three nationally ranked teams by the International Softball Congress (latest ranking of May 21).

The Tournament Field

  • No. 27 ranked Bar Buzz, Wisc.
  • No. 24 Aurora Dolan & Murphy of Aurora, Ill.
  • No. 31 Tin Cup Fastpitch, St. Paul, Minn.
  • Stoneyard Fastpitch, Appleton, Wisc.
  • Hank & Karen’s, Appleton, Wisc.
  • Hustlehogs, Dekalb, Ill.
  • Hitter’s Sports Bar, Kimberly, Wisc.
    6:15 | Hank & Karen’s vs. Hitter’s Sports Bar, lower Sunset Park
    7:45 | Hank & Karen’s vs Stoneyard Fastpitch, lower Sunset

    10 a.m. | Tin Cup vs Hustlehogs, Lower Sunset
    Noon Hustlehogs vs Hank & Karen’s
    2 p.m. | Stoneyard vs Hitter’s Fastpitch
    4 p.m. | Hank & Karen’s vs Bar Buzz
    6 p.m. | Dolan & Murphy vs Tin Cup

    10 | Dolan & Murphy vs Bar Buzz
    Noon | Tin Cup vs Bar Buzz
    4 p.m. | Dolan & Murphy vs Hitter’s Fastpitch
    6 p.m. | Hustlehops vs Stoneyard

    9 a.m. | No. 4 vs No. 5, lower Sunset
    10:45 | No. 2 vs No. 7, lower Sunset
    10:45 | No. 3 vs No. 6, upper Sunset
    12:30 | Winner of No. 4 vs No. 5 plays No. 1 seed, lower Sunset
    12:30 | Winner of No. 3 vs No. 6, plays winner of No. 2 vs. No. 7
    2:15 | Championship, lower Sunset

    Tournament Contact
    Justin Colombo

    Kimberly Paper Valley Men’s Fastpitch League At Sunset Park

    Thursday, May 12th, 2016
    Sunset Park in Kimberly, Wisconsin has hosted several ISC World Tournaments, and still today is a popular venue for men's fastpitch softball. Photo By BOB OTTO / 1996 ISC World Tournament

    Sunset Park in Kimberly, Wisconsin has hosted several ISC World Tournaments, and still today is a popular venue for men’s fastpitch softball, including the Paper Valley Men’s Fastpitch League. Photo By BOB OTTO / 1996 ISC World Tournament

    KIMBERLY, Wisc. – The Paper Valley Men’s Fastpitch Softball League starts next Thursday May 19th at Sunset Park in Kimberly featuring five competitive teams:

  • Hank and Karen’s
  • Hitters
  • Terry’s
  • Xtra Innings
  • Kimberly Merchants
  • See League Schedule
  • Teams will feature several members of Circle Tap and The Bar Buzz who will be competing in this year’s ISC World Tournament.

    The league should be very competitive and will feature some good pitching,” said Justin Colombo, who is a leader in organizing the league as well as a player.

    Anybody looking to join a team can contact Justin Colombo at or 920-585-0179.

    2016 Grafmeier Tournament Has Strong Field, One More Team Needed

    Monday, April 11th, 2016

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    KIMBERLY, Wisc. – The 2016 Grafmeier Tournament will be held June 3-5 at legendary Sunset Park, Kimberly, WI.

    Entry fee is $300 per team with a $500 prize pool for Sunday. Format is pool play with top-four teams moving to a single elimination Championship Bracket on Sunday.

    The bottom four teams will move to single elimination bracket for the Consolation Title. Please contact Tournament Director Justin Colombo with any questions or inquiries.

    “We are still in need of one more team for the Grafmeier tournament to fill out the eight-team field,” said Colombo.


  • Hank and Karens
  • Dekalb Hustle Hogs
  • Stoneyard
  • The Bar Buzz
  • Dolan and Murphy
  • Tin Cup
  • Hitters
  • Justin Colombo