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    EST. 1989 . . . Our Bandit Baseball Mission: Growing Great Men, One Boy at a Time . . . Thank You For Your Continued Support – Our Bandit Web Site has Exceeded 1.517 Million Views in 14 Years = AWESOME . . . 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 I don’t Know Who I am then how can I be Who I need to Be” . . . “Happy Birthday” To Bandit Coach Brian Forrister Who Turns 45 on Wednesday March 3 & Led Our 1998 Bandits to the “Miracle in the Desert” Tournament Championship . . . Our Bandit Family Wishes You a Blessed, Happy, Safe and Healthy Wednesday March 3, 2021 . . . This is a Time for Inspiration Not Desperation . . . Be a Leader as We Adjust to our “New Reality”. . . Our Home Page Picture is of Bandit Coach Brian Forrister Playing in a Houston Area Baseball League Who Led our 1998 Bandits to the “Miracle in the Desert” Tournament Championship . . . In 1992, Coach Mike coined the phrase “It’s a Great Day to be a Bandit” and it remains True Today: IN MEMORIAM “Happy Birthday” To Bandit Aunt Corina “Beaner” Hernandez Gasca on Monday March 1 . . . Hit “Inside the Diamond” for stories on our Bandits and our Bandit Families . . .
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  • “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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1998, 2000 & 2002 Bandit Champions

Our Bandit 1998 and 2000 National Finalists, Bandit 3X National Regional Champions, Bandit 4X Texas State Champions, a Team which Won 471 Games while losing only 62 from 1997 to 2000 in Spring and Fall Ball Play including winning 104 Games while losing 13 in Spring 2000, winning 94 and losing only 8 Games in Spring 1999; went 16-0 in capturing the 14 and Under Sportspark League as 13 Year Olds in 2000, they played in every Tournament Championship they entered from 1997 to 2000 except for 1 time in Steamboat Springs Colorado in 1999, 10 Players Pitched, 5 Players Rotated as Catchers, All 12 were “I Bit the Dirt” Infielders and 7 were “Sky Kings” in the Outfield, 5 Earned High School National Honor Society Membership, All 12 Earned High School All District Honors, 5 Were All City Selections, 2 Were All District MVP’s, 1 Was an All City MVP,…

BANDITS FLASHBACK 2002 World Series National Championship (96 Teams 11U Compete)

2002 National Final. . . Chez Sidney Bandits 3 Bandits 2 (11 innings) in Little Rock Arkansas
It took just over 4 hours to decide the National Championship but the Louisiana team scored a run in the bottom of the 11th to claim the crown 3-2. The Chez Sidney Bandits faced our Bandits twice and handed them two 1-run losses with the title clincher taking 11 innings to decide in 105 degree weather. The Bandits trailed 1-0 before tying the game in the top of the 4th. They took a 2-1 lead into the bottom of the ninth but the Louisiana team took advantage of a defensive mental lapse to tie the game. Offensive Leaders: Matthew Ortega 1-1; Bobby Mares 1-2; Steve Vizcaino 2-4 and George Stoltz 2-5. The Bandits finished the year with a 66-17 record and a 7-2 record in the World Series and the third National Finalist designation in their his…