Samco Investments and the Hurleys have taken over operation of the store, which has managed to keep the same team of employees that was already in place.
It does if you own the store," joked Ann Hurley, an 18-year veteran of the KATV-TV, Channel 7, sales department.
Hurley along with her oldest son, Stephen, who is in sales at KARK-TV, Channel 4, make up two-thirds of the group that bought I.
GANGS of tree thieves have been robbing landowners of their prized ash trees - to feed the huge demand for hurleys.
The trees, which make thousands of hurleys every year, are disappearing in the middle of the night as forests and farms are raided by organised robbers.
The gangs cut the base of the tree for the hard wood used for making hurleys and discard the rest.
DJ Daly from Pallaskenry, Co Limerick, said: "I was turning out 100 hurleys a week and I have an order for ash with Coillte.
But Mr Shanahan, who has been making hurleys for 40 years, said: "I prefer to see the tree myself before it is felled because then you know what kind of timber will be in it.
Manufacturers need around 300,000 ash planks each year to keep up with the massive demand for the hurleys.
In fact, four generations of Hurleys were present at Friday night's game.
The contest marked the first meeting between Newbury Park coach George Hurley and his son Ethan, a 1989 graduate of Newbury Park, now in his second year as an assistant at Sahuaro.
I was more intimidated playing against my little brother than facing my father,'' Ethan Hurley said.