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EST. 1989 . . . Our Bandit Baseball Mission: Growing Great Men, One Boy at a Time . . . Our Bandit Website has Over 1.875 Million Views in 16 Years - Awesome, We Thank You for Your Continued Support . . . 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: "The louder you speak the harder it will be for People to want to listen" . . . Our Bandit Family Wishes You and Your Family Abundant Blessings, Great Health and a Happy and Safe Monday February 26, 2024 . . . 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 "Lil" Bandit Founder Marcella and Coach Charlie Bombach celebrating a "Lil" Bandits Tournament Championship with Sons Tré and Joaquin . . . 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 turns 14 on Monday February 26 . . . Happy Anniversary to "Lil" Bandit Founder Marcella and Coach Charlie Bombach on Sunday February 25 . . . "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 as National Finalist 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.