EST. 1989: #El Paso STRONG – Strength in Faith and Strength of Character . . . We are now in our 32nd Year and have over 1.194 Million 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, Strength in Faith and Strength of Character . . . For Thursday February 27, 2020: “Being successful requires you to do the “Have To’s” before you can do the “Want To’s” . . . Our Home Page Picture is of 2X Consecutive 6A High School State Champion 2019 & 2018, 3X Consecutive 6A Final 4 State Finalist 2019, 2018 & 2017 Southlake Carroll Head Baseball Coach Larry Vucan Who Was Coached by Coach Larry Hernandez as a 13 – 14 Year Old and Brings His Dragons to Play in El Paso as Part of his Effort to Assist #El Paso Strong . . . 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 Brock Henthorne Who turned 10 on Wednesday February 26 . . . Happy Anniversary to Marcella and Bandit Coach Charlie Bombach on Tuesday February 25 . . . “Happy Birthday” to “Lil” Bandit Jacob Monge Who Turned 10 on Sunday February 23 . . . “Happy Birthday” to Pro Draft Selection and Bandit 2000 National Finalist Jared Schrom Who Turned 33 on Sunday February 23 . . . “Happy Birthday” to High School All City & All District Honoree and Bandit Lance Gruber Who Turned 28 on Thursday February 20 . . . In Memoriam “Happy Birthday” to Coach Don Plummer on Thursday February 20 . . . “Happy Birthday” to College All Conference Honoree, College Academic Honoree, Junior College All Conference Honoree, 2-Sport High School All City & All District Selection and Bandit Jacob Aguilar Who Turned 24 on Tuesday February 18 . . . “Happy Birthday” to “Lil” Bandits Mom Kim Capps on Sunday February 16 . . . “Happy Birthday” to the “Original” Bandit’s Daughter Audrey Lauren Hernandez Who Touched Double Digits on Saturday February 15 . . . “Happy Birthday” to Bandits Mom Gaby “Stix” Hernandez on Thursday February 13 . . . “Happy Birthday” to “Lil” Bandits Mom Melissa Monge . . . “Happy Birthday” to Bandit Niece Victoria “10’er” Gasca Hernandez Who Turned 17 on Monday February 10 . . . “Happy Birthday” to Los Angeles Angels Pro Draft Choice, High School All State Honoree and Bandit Michael “Mike” Bolaski Who Turned 28 on Wednesday February 5 . . . Thank You our Bandit Web Site Hits 1.194 Million Views with 3,563 Hits on our Web Site for the Week Ending Sunday February 23, 2020 . . . 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 3,563 hits to our website this past week ending Sunday February 23, 2020 . . .  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 # 1.194 Million
  • Our Web Site recorded hit # 1,000,000 on Sunday April 9, 2019 . . . 3,563 hits for the week ending Sunday February 23, 2020
  • “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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  • to all our Bandit Parents, Family Members, Players and Coaches - - We were different because you made a difference
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Bandit Diamond Notes: Vucan Brings 2X High School State Champs to EP . . . Rodri...

Coach Larry Vucan who played for Coach Larry Hernandez as a 13 – 14 year old brought his Southlake Carroll Dragons who are the reigning 2019 and 2018 Texas High School 6A State Baseball Champions and 2017, 2018 and 2019 Final Four State Finalist to play in El Paso. His motivation is to assist the continued partnership with embracing #El Paso Strong between the El Paso and Dallas Metroplex communities. Posted February 26, 2020

Congratulations to Bandit and Eastlake High School Coach Ruben Rodriguez who was selected District 1-5A Division 1 High School Football Coach of the Year. Posted December 2, 2019  

Congratulations to Bandit Coach Armando Femath who was selected as part of the Class of 2019 to join the El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame. Coach Femath will be formally Inducted along with 4 o…

February Bandit Birthdays: “Happy Birthday” “Lil” Bandit...

Brock Henthorne turns 10 on February 26. Brock joined our “Lil” Bandits for the Spring Season of Coach Pitch in 2016. He earned All Star status with our Coach Pitch team in the Southwest Baseball League. “Happy Birthday” Brock!

Bandit Mike Bolaski turned 28 on February 5. “Bo” was versatile and invaluable to his Bandit team playing pitcher, catcher, all four infield positions and even shoring up the outfield when needed. Mike has a tremendous work ethic for the game and a strong desire to be “great”. Bolaski was a clutch offensive threat batting in the middle of the order. He earned four varsity baseball letters, All State, All City and All District honors with the Hanks High School Knights. “Bo” was named to the high school Texas All State baseball team following his senior season. Michael signed to continue his baseball journey by ac…