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    Est. 1989 . . . Bandit Baseball Mission Statement: Growing Great Men, One Little Boy at a Time . . . Bandit Core Values: My Faith, My Family, My Team, My Self . . . Bandit Core Priorities: Academics, Attitude, Ability . . . For Thursday December 14, 2017: “There is always a stage of urgency but it should not lead to a stage of panic” . . . In 1992, Coach Mike coined the phrase “It’s a Great Day to be a Bandit” and it remains True Today: “Happy Birthday” to Bandit Mom Marcella Bombach on Tuesday December 12 . . . “Happy Birthday” to High School All State, High School All City, High School All District and Bandit 2002 National Finalist Justin “10’er” Lopez who Turned 27 on Monday December 11 . . . “Happy Birthday” to High School MVP, High School All City and High School All District Player, USSSA World Series MVP Bandit Ruben “9’er” Rodriguez who turned 22 on Sunday December 10 . . . “Happy Birthday” to College All American, High School All City, High School All District the “Original Bandit 9’er” Aaron Forrister Who Turned 37 on Saturday December 9 . . . “Happy Birthday” to Bandit 1998 & 2000 National Finalist Tommy Heck Who Turned 31 on Monday December 4 . . . “Happy Birthday” to League Champion “Lil” Bandit Tre Bombach who Turned 8 on Sunday Dec 3 . . . Thank You our Bandit Web Site Passes the Half Million Mark on April 14, 2016; Records Hit 731,000 with 1,271 Hits to our Web Site for the Week Ending Sunday December 10, 2017 . . . Hit “Inside the Diamond” for stories on our Bandits and our Bandit Families . . .
  • "We Pray that our Roots help you find your Wings - - that God will Fill your Heart with Dreams and that Faith will give you the Courage to Dare to do Great Things" . . . Thank you we had 1,271 hits to our website this past week ending Sunday December 10, 2017 . . .  Check out "Inside the Diamond" for updates on our Bandits including our newest team, Pro Bandits, College Bandits, High School Bandits and our Bandit Family  
  • “BanditBall” 2017: Another season, another Championship
  • "BanditBall" 2017: "Lil" Bandits go 16-2 and capture Sportspark Regular Season Championship and go undefeated in Bracket Play to capture the USSSA Bronze Division Halloween Scream Championship . . . "BanditBall" 2016: "Lil" Bandits play 5 games on Sunday October 30 winning 4 of them and the last 3 in a row including the "if" game 14-6 to capture the USSSA Silver Division Tournament Championship held at Sportspark El Paso . . . "BanditBall"2014: Bandits went undefeated in capturing the Southwest Baseball League Championship . . .
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  • “Thank You” our Bandits web site records hit # 731,000
  • Our Web Site recorded hit # 500,000 on April  14, 2016 . . . 1,271 hits for the week ending Sunday December 10, 2017  
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Bandit Dugout Chatter: “Lil” Bandits finish 2017 Fall Play 27-9 with .750 Winning Percentage, Win Sportspark Regular Season League Championship, Win USSSA Bronze Halloween Tournament Championship

Meet our 2017 “Lil” Bandits: Heaton Hughes, Hampton Hughes, Tre Bombach, Nicholas Capps, Aiden Gutierrez, Carter Salome, Jacob Monge, Miguel Salazar, Alex Guadian, Julian Esparza; Elias Gonzalez; Noah Ibarra, Nolan Montion, Joseph Annabi and Ryan Calderon 

“Lil” Bandits finish 2017 Fall Play 27-9 with .750 Winning Percentage, Sportspark Regular Season League Championship, USSSA Bronze Halloween Tournament Championship and Second Place in Sportspark Postseason Tournament and October USSSA Tournament

 

Sportspark League Regular Season Champions with a 16-2 Record

Sportspark Post Season Tournament Results finish 4-2 and finish 2nd in Sportspark Postseason Tournament 

October USSSA Tournament, “Lil” Bandits go 4-3 earn Silver Medals by finishing Second in Bracket Play

USSSA Tournament Halloween Scream, “Lil” Bandits go 3-2 earn Gold Medals by winning Bronze Division

 

Coach Charlie Bombach is the Head Coach for our 2017 “Lil” Bandits – – charlie@saratoga-homes.com

2017 Another Bandit Year, Another Bandit Championship: “Lil” Bandits Finish 2017 Fall Play 27-9 with .750 Winning Percentage and Win the Sportspark Regular Season Championship and Win the USSSA Halloween Scream Tournament Bronze Division Championship

2016 Another Bandit Year, Another Bandit Championship: “Lil” Bandits Show The Heart of A Champion and claim the USSSA Silver Division Tournament Championship playing 5 Games on Sunday Oct. 30 and Win the Final 3 including the “if” Championship Game 14-6 earning Championship Rings in their first USSSA Tournament

Coach Charlie Bombach has been coaching youth baseball in El Paso for the past 10 years. He was part of the 2013 staff that resurrected the Bandits to the playing field. He has previously served as a Head Coach as well as an Assistant and has proved knowledgeable and adaptable to serving the needs of young men as they use baseball as a learning vehicle in their life journeys., 

Coach Amen Ayoub has coached youth and High School sports for 16 years before  joining the “Lil” Bandits. He coached football, baseball and basketball for Faith Christian Private School growing the program from its infancy, adding and upgrading facilities including fields and lighting for those fields. Coach Amen also was the Athletic Director setting the program’s roots allowing it to elevate to the level of performance as a state competitor that it currently enjoys. All his energies and efforts were done as a Volunteer and at the expense of his personal business pursuits.

Coach Mark Dillon has been with the Bandits since 1992 and was part of the 1998 and 2000 National Finalists. His Son Casey was the first west side player to join the Bandits and played from age 12 to 14. Coach Mark was an Assistant Coach with the first El Paso Community College baseball team. He has also coached offseason High School baseball in Scottsdale Arizona and for Franklin High School and Coronado High School helping the T-Birds in their development for their run to the 1992 Texas High School Final Four. Coach Mark was the shortstop on the 1965 Austin High School Texas High School Final 4 State Semi-Finalist squad.

Congratulations to our Silver Anniversary edition of Bandits for going undefeated and capturing the Southwest Baseball League regular season title

Congratulations to our Silver Anniversary Bandits for going 8-2 in the USSSA World Series and finishing in second place. : Bandit Hector Carbajal, Bandit Kobe Nelms, Bandit Brayden Peterson, Bandit Brandon Lucero, Bandit Andy Kim, Bandit Joshua De La Pena, Bandit Brycen Horn,  Bandit Jeremy Carrillo, Bandit Coach Charlie Bombach, Bandit Matt Guerra, Bandit Josh Bombach, Bandit Coach Hipolito Carrillo, Bandit Coach Mark Dillon and Bandit Coach Larry Hernandez have earned “All IN” Honors

Congratulations to Bandit Brandon Lucero for getting accepted in the Fall 2014 Class @ Cathedral High School

Congratulations to Bandit Andy Kim for his leadership and entry in the recent Robotic Competition and for getting accepted into the Medical Science program at Silva Magnet High School

Congratulations to Bandit Joshua “9’er” Bombach who captured top Honors @ Moorhead Middle School – “Top Boy GPA 8th Grade” & “Daughters of the American Revolution Citizenship Award”

Congratulations to Bandit Kobe Nelms who won the 2014 Texas State Wrestling Championship

“Thank You” to Milwaukee Brewers Professional Scout Marv Thompson for visiting and speaking with our Bandits at our May 14, 2014 practice. Marv was a captain for the Nationally Ranked University of Arizona Wildcats before signing with the New York Yankees. Following his professional career, Marv went on to direct Doyle Baseball for the Western Region. Marv was hired by current El Paso Chihuahuas Manager Pat Murphy when he was named Head Coach at Arizona State to be the Director of Operations for the Sun Devils. He then became a scout for the Major League Scouting Bureau. He was selected to lead the training for scouts at “Scout School” in Arizona. He then signed as a “Major and Minor League Scout” for the Brewers. He has done advance scouting for the Brewers in their playoff run. He did the advance scouting and game planning for Team USA when they defeated Cuba in Cuba and he has been involved with Coach Larry Hernandez and the Bandits since 1991.