Rockford Lightning holiday gift ideas

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Lighting fans, here is your chance to obtain an official CBA League Wilson basketball signed by your favorite Lightning players. The perfect holiday gift idea for the sports fan in your life, your basketball can be signed by one or all of the Lightning players and coaches at your request. At a cost of $100 per basketball, plus shipping and handling, this is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to acquire a piece of Lightning basketball memorabilia.

The Rockford Lightning is a team filled with basketball talent looking to make it to the NBA. From former University of Illinois star and Lightning rookie Roger Powell to Lightning legend and Farragut High School standout Ronnie Fields, you can choose to have your ball signed by one player or the entire team. Lenny Cooke and Ronnie Fields can be your choice if you are looking for two high school phenoms showcasing their talent on the CBA level while pursuing their dreams of the big show. You can also choose from any of the other members of the 2005-2006 Lightning roster.

Although it is not necessarily a stocking stuffer, this basketball is the perfect gift for under the tree. To purchase your basketball today, or for more information this special gift idea, call the Lightning Office at (815) 874-4232 and ask for Jeff. Remember that Lightning tickets make a great stocking stuffer this holiday season. Fans can follow along as the Lightning look to increase their Eastern Conference lead on the road by logging on to For group and season ticket information, contact the Lightning Office at (815) 874-4232. For individual game tickets, contact the MetroCentre Box Office at (815) 968-5222.

From the Dec. 14-20, 2005, issue

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