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    EST. 1989: We are now in our 30th Year and have over 939,000 Views to our Bandit Web Site . . . 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 . . . Our Bandit Family Wishes You and Your Family a Healthy and Blessed Merry Christmas . . . For Monday December 17, 2018: “Even tall trees know that when a strong wind blows they have to learn to bend or they will be uprooted” . . . Our Home Page Picture is of 2002 Bandit National Finalist Justin Lopez kneeling 3rd from right in the front row Who Turned 28 on December 11 and 2002 Bandit National Finalist Isaac Herrera standing in the second row almost directly behind him wearing glasses Who Turns 28 on December 21 . . . In 1992, Coach Mike coined the phrase “It’s a Great Day to be a Bandit” and it remains True Today: “Happy Birthday” to “Lil” Bandit Mom Marcella Bombach Who Celebrated Her Birthday on Wednesday December 12 . . . “Happy Birthday” to High School 2-Sport All District & All City Player and Bandit 2002 National Finalist Justin “10’er” Lopez Who Turned 28 on Tuesday December 11 . . . “Happy Birthday” to High School All City MVP, High School Multiple All City and All District Selection, First Baseball Scholarship Honoree in the history of Eastlake High School and Bandit Ruben “9’er” Rodriguez Who Turned 23 on Monday December 10 . . . “Happy Birthday” to College All American, High School Multiple All City and All District Selection, 1990 Bandit City Champion, 1992 Bandit Dallas/Fort Worth Texas Baseball Classic Champion, 1998 Bandit High Desert Classic Champion and “The Original Bandit 9’er” Aaron Forrister Who Turned 38 On Sunday December 9 . . . “Happy Birthday” to Bandit 1998 and 2000 National Finalist Tommy Heck Who Turned 32 on Tuesday December 4 . . . “Happy Birthday” to the “Original Lil” Bandit Carlos “Tre” Bombach Who Turned 9 on Monday December 3 . . . Thank You our Bandit Web Site Passes the 900,000 Mark on Friday October 5; Records Hit 939,000 with 3,219 Hits to our Web Site for the Week Ending Sunday December 16, 2018 . . . 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 3,219 hits to our website this past week ending Sunday December 16, 2018 . . .  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
  • “Thank You” our Bandit web site records hit # 939,000
  • Our Web Site recorded hit # 500,000 on April  14, 2016 and hit # 900,000 on Friday October 5, 2018 . . . 3,219 hits for the week ending Sunday December 16, 2018
  • “BanditBall” 2018: Another season, another Championship
  • "BanditBall 2018: "Lil" Bandits go 21-2 and capture Sportspark Regular Season and Post Season Tournament Championships "BanditBall" 2017: "Lil" Bandits go 16-2 and capture Sportspark Regular Season Championship "BanditBall" 2016: "Lil" Bandits win the last 3 in a row including the "if" game 14-6 to capture the USSSA Silver Division Tournament Championship "BanditBall" 2014: Bandits went undefeated in capturing the Southwest Baseball League Championship . . .
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June Bandit Birthdays:

Hampton and Heaton Hughes celebrated their 9th Birthday on June 8. Both are championship members of our 8U “Lil Bandits” who play in the 8U Sportspark Select Coach Pitch League. “Happy Birthday” to the Hughes twins Heaton and Hampton!

Jonathan Bustamante turned 27 on June 8. Jonathan was a four year varsity baseball player at Montwood High School. Jonathan was the # 1 starter for the Rams for two years. Bustamante earned 5A All-District recognition three years in a row and garnered All City honors his final two seasons. Jonathan is also a member of our 2002 Bandit National Finalist for whom he pitched and played both corner infield positions. His brother Jesse is a member of our 2000 National Finalist. Happy Birthday Jonathan!

Carter Salome turned 8 on June 12. Carter is one of the youngest members of our championship “Lil” Bandits 8U team which played in the 8U Sportspark Select Coach Pitch League. “Happy Birthday” Carter!

Bandit Esteban Martinez turned 23 on June 12. Esteban is a member of our 9 and Under Bandit State Championship squad. Esteban batted lead off and played center field. In 2014, Esteban earned District 2-4A First Team honors as a pitcher for Del Valle High School. He continued his athletic journey playing football and baseball at Sul Ross State University. “Happy Birthday” Esteban!

Bandit Brycen Horn turned 17 on June 15. Brycen started the year for our 2014 championship Bandits as one of two 12 year olds on the roster. Age was not a factor as Brycen emerged as the team’s top shortstop and a positive contributor for the offense. Brycen celebrated his birthday on the field at the USSSA State Tournament going 2X3, with a double, a run scored, an RBI, 3 defensive assists, 1 defensive put out and turned a double play with a diving stop catch of a line drive and throwing from his knees to double up the runner. Horn was one of the more naturally gifted athletes on the squad and is always a focal point in all the team’s practices and games. “Happy Birthday” Brycen.

Matt Guerra turned 18 on June 30. “Matty” who is also known as “Captain” or “Cap” for short was a relentless force on the baseball field. One of the greatest work ethics that any Coach could hope for is what Matt provides. A constant source of positive energy and drive and a will to do better and accomplish more are trademarks of his play. Matt has pitched, caught, played first base, third base and even helped in the outfield when needed as he did on the team’s tournament trip to Arizona. A power bat, a plus work ethic and a true great teammate. Just a “sheer pleasure” and joy to be around. Matt continued his baseball journey as a Catcher at Coronado High School where he earned All District honors his senior year. “Happy Birthday” Matt.