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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 1.596 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: “It takes everyone committed to doing everything for something Special to Happen” . . . Our Bandit Family Wishes You a Blessed, Happy, Safe and Healthy Wednesday July 28, 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 Our Bandit Baseball “Established” Logo . . . In 1992, Coach Mike coined the phrase “It’s a Great Day to be a Bandit” and it remains True Today: “Happy Birthday” To Our Bandit Web Master Josh Rodgers on Tuesday July 27 . . . “Happy Birthday” To “Lil” Bandit Aiden Gutierrez Who Turned 12 on Friday July 23 . . . “Happy Birthday” To Eastlake High School Head Football Coach & Bandit Coach Ruben Rodriguez Who Celebrated His Birthday on Wednesday July 14 . . . “Happy Birthday” To High School 3X All District Selection & Bandit Vince Centeno Who Turned 29 on Tuesday July 13 . . . “Happy Birthday” To “Lil” Bandit Miguel Salazar Who turned 12 on Friday July 9 . . . “Happy Birthday” to 2009 Socorro High School State Champion, High School Multiple All District Selection & Bandit 2002 National Finalist George Stoltz Who Turned 30 on Wednesday July 7 . . . Hit the Post Below That Starts with 23 Years Ago This July to read about Coach Brian Forrister and his Bandits Who Captured the Desert Classic against all Odds in 1998 . . . Hit “Inside the Diamond” for stories on our Bandits and our Bandit Families . . .
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  • "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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Socorro is “IN” History Books; Falvey, Mares, Navarrette and Stoltz Claim 2009 STATE CROWN

Double click the headline to read. . .June 13, 2009 Senior Cory Falvey hit a two run home run to tie the game and a Grand Slam to break the game open and helped lead Socorro to a 12-7 Texas High School 5A Championship. Falvey’s 6 RBI’s and two home runs followed a home run and 3 RBI’s in the semi-final game earned him Most Valuable Player honors. Senior Bobby Mares pitched the semi-final win added a pair of hits. Senior George Stoltz continued playing with a torn ulnar collateral ligament and served as the designated hitter and scored a run. Senior Jessiray Navarrette set a record for on base percentage at the State Tournament. Falvey’s three homers set a 5A Final Four record and also gave him the highest season home run total for an El Paso high schooler. Sixty years of history coupled with 12 years of commitment and 1 year of accomplishment have landed a second State Championship for El Paso. Your commitment and relentless pursuit of perfection have made you legendary! Congratulations to all of You and Your Families!

June 12, 2009 Senior Cory Falvey hit a three run home run to break a 3-3 tie and Senior Bobby Mares followed with a solo shot going “back to back” to break open Socorro’s eventual 11-3 win over Austin Westlake and advance to play for the Texas High School Championship. Senior George Stoltz opened the game with a triple on the second pitch in the bottom of the first inning and scored the first run of the game. Senior Jessiray Navarrette added a pair of hits and stood strong on a short hop on a first and third situation to tag a Westlake runner out at home and keep the game tied at 3-3. Mares went the full seven innings and picked up the win.