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EST. 1989 . . . Our Bandit Baseball Mission: Growing Great Men, One Boy at a Time . . . Our Bandit Web Site has Over 1.722 Million Views in 15 Years - Awesome, We Thank You for Your Continued Support . . . WE REMAIN #ELPASOSTRONG . . . Bandit Core Values: My Faith, My Family, My Team, Myself . . . Bandit Core Priorities: Family First, Strength in Faith, Strength of Character, Academics, Attitude, Ability . . . IRON SHARPENS IRON: "If You change the way you look at things, the things You look at will change" . . . Our Bandit Family Wishes You a Blessed, Safe, Healthy, Happy and Great Wednesday August 10, 2022 . . . This is a Time for Inspiration not a Time for Desperation - Be a Leader as We Adjust to our “New Reality” . . . Our Home Page Picture is of 2009 Texas High School State Champions, High School All State Selections, High School State Player of the Year & Bandits George Stoltz, Cory Falvey, Jessiray Navarrette and Bobby Mares Who Occupied 4 of the first 5 batting spots in the Socorro Bulldogs order . . . In 1992, Coach Mike coined the phrase “It’s a Great Day to be a Bandit” and it remains True Today: Happy Birthday To College All Conference, Texas High School 1st Team All State Selection & Bandit Louie Saenz Who Turned 33 on Tuesday August 9 . . . Happy Birthday to 2009 Texas High School State Champion, High School All State Selection & Bandit Jessiray Navarrette Who Turned 33 on Monday August 8 . . . Happy Birthday in Memoriam to Bandit Coach Hector Rubio on Friday August 5 . . . Happy Birthday to "Lil" Bandits Co-Founders Marcella & Coach Charlie Bombach's Youngest Son Joaquin "Bam Bam" Bombach on Thursday August 4 . . . Happy Birthday to Bandit Danny Ramirez who Turned 29 Tuesday August 2 . . . "THE HEART OF A CHAMPION is always beating but it always remembers to beat AS ONE". . . We Pray that our Roots helped you find your Wings - - "that God will Fill your Heart with Dreams and that Faith gives you the Courage to Dare to do Great Things". . . As your lives continue so does our journey - "It's a Great Day to be a Bandit"!

3X National Finalist 1998, 2000 and 2002

Three of our teams have finished in 2nd place at a World Series Tournament.

The 2002 team finished with the most wins in one year, 95-19 and in 2nd place in the nation by finishing in 2nd place at the Super Series Baseball of America 11 and Under World Series in Arkansas. We went undefeated in pool play at the World Series and our only two losses were by one run to the team that won the championship from Chez Sydney, Louisiana. The Championship game went 11 innings and lasted 4 hours. The year began with a tournament championship in San Antonio, Texas, in which the Bandits defeated 3 state ranked teams. During the year we defeated the Texas State Champions, the Louisiana State Champions and the 2001 National Champions.

Season Highlights: Won the USSSA Texas State Championship; won the Super Series Regional Championship in San Antonio, Texas; won the USSSA Regional Championship in Hobbs, New Mexico & in Midland, Texas; won local tournaments and the Sportspark championship.

In 2000, the team finished 2nd in the Nation out of 94 teams competing in their age division at the USSSA World Series in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma. Everyone on the team was 13-years old and they won the Champions Sportsplex/Sportspark 14-year old league by going 20-0. This is the only time a 13-year old team has done this in the 20 year history of the Sportspark. These Bandits still hold the organization’s longest consecutive winning streak at 53 games. They won tournaments in Tucson Arizona, Hobbs New Mexico, Colorado Springs Colorado, Lubbock Texas, Las Cruces New Mexico as well as in El Paso. They also went undefeated as 12-year olds going 18-0 in league play. They finished 2000 with a record of 94-5.

In 1998, the Bandits 11 and Under squad ran the table starting with a National Regional Championship in Tucson Arizona. The team lost only 1 game to a squad the same age. Their other 3 losses were to 12 year old squads. They finished the regular season with a record of 77-4. They won the Texas State Championship, and 3 National Regional Championships. They played in the Triple Crown World Series for the first time in Steamboat Springs Colorado. Facing 59 other teams in their age division they advanced through pool play and single elimination games undefeated. In the National Championship game they lost to the Dallas Tigers. The same team that had eliminated them in the AABC National Regional Finals in Lenexa Kansas in 1997.