Bombers Win Big on Independence Day

Huntingburg (NNDC) – The Dubois County Bombers continued their winning ways on Wednesday in front of a huge Independence Day crowd at League Stadium.   The Bombers struck early and kept the pedal down as they routed Owensboro 13-2.   Dubois County plated two in the first, one in the second and tagged on three more runs in the third to take a 6-0 lead after just 3 innings.   Tanner Craig got Dubois County on the board in the bottom of the first with a double which scored 2 runs.   Owensboro did get on the board with one run in the fifth and another in the seventh.   The Bombers tacked on three more runs in the sixth and four in the eighth, including a homerun by Evan Kahre to round out the scoring.   Dubois County had 16 hits and committed 4 errors in the contest.   Ben Wilcoxson went 4-4 at the plate to lead the Bombers.

Jack Anderson picked up the victory on the hill for Dubois County.   Anderson went eight innings, allowing two runs on four hits while striking out 11.   With the win, Dubois County improves to 16-12 on the season and will be at home on Thursday night to face the Henderson Flash.   First pitch is set for 7pm.





Red Hot Bombers Win in Extra Innings

Huntingburg (NNDC) – The Red Hot Dubois County Bombers win in dramatic fashion on Friday night at League Stadium in 15 innings over the Henderson Flash.  It was a night where the base paths saw a lot of action with the Bombers and Flash each collecting 16 hits.

Dubois County took a 6-5 lead into the 8th inning before the Flash tied it up in the top half of the inning.   Both teams were unable to plate another run which lead to free baseball in Huntingburg.    The Bombers and Flash remained scoreless until the top of the 15th inning when Henderson plated one and took a 7-6 lead into the Bombers half of the inning.   Dubois County sent 4 batters to the plate in the 15th.   The inning started with Cooper Trinkle advancing to first on a walk,  Nick Gonzalez reached 1st on a ground ball error to 3rd base advancing Trinkle to second base.  Evan Kahre pinched hit for Nolan Ramsey and advanced on a bunt single to the pitcher which led to the Bombers having bases loaded.   Tanner Craig stepped into the box and earned a walk, scoring Trinkle and tying the game.   Austin Peay product John McDonald stepped into the batters box with bases loaded, no outs and sent a fly ball into center field, scoring Gonzalez giving Dubois County the 8-7 win.

The win is the Bombers 3rd in a row and the 6th in their last 7 games and moves their win/loss record to 14-10.   Jack Anderson picked up the win for Dubois County.   He allowed two hits and one run while striking out three in his 3 innings of work.   The Bombers were led in hitting with Cooper Trinkle, Matthew Andrews and Evan Aders picking up three hits each.

The Bombers return to action on Saturday night as the Owensboro River Dawgs visit League Stadium.  Game time is 7pm.




Busy Week for the Dubois County Bombers

Huntingburg (NNDC) – The Dubois County Bombers returned to League Stadium on Thursday night for their second double header in two days.    Game one found the Bombers on fire early against Fulton and jumped out to a twelve to nothing lead after just 2 innings.

Dubois County collected 13 hits in the game including a homerun in the 2nd by Nolan Ramsey who had 5 RBI’s in the game.   Leading 13-0 heading into the top of the 5th, the Bombers gave up 5 runs to the Railroaders before bouncing back with 4 of their own in the bottom half of the 5th inning giving Dubois County a 17-5 lead.   The Bombers held Fulton scoreless in the 6th and 7th giving Dubois County their 12th win on the season.

Kevin Davis inked the win for Dubois County while pitching 4 innings, allowing 2 hits, no runs, striking out three and walking one in the 17-5 victory.

Game 2 was a much different story as both teams battled on the mound.   Dubois County scored two in the 3rd and added a run in the 4th.   Fulton battled back scoring a single run in both the 5th and 6th inning before the Bombers shut down the Railroaders for the night.   Dubois County improved their record to 13-10 with the 3-2 win over Fulton.    Evan Hall picked up the victory for the Bombers.   Hall allowed seven hits and one run over five innings, striking out three.   Jaxson Blair picked up the save.

The Bombers have now won 5 of their last 6 games as they gear up for a busy weekend at League Stadium.   Dubois County will host the Henderson Flash on Friday night and the River Dawgs from Owensboro on Saturday.   Game time is 7pm both nights.

The OVL All-Star game takes center stage this Sunday at Hoptown.   Players who will be representing the Bombers include Cody Bridges, Evan Sankey, Jacob Frankel, Jaxson Blair, Nick Gonzales, Nolan Ramsey and Tanner Craig.




Dubois County Bombers Land 7 Players in OVL All-Star Game

Huntingburg (NNDC) – The Ohio Valley League has released their 2018 All-Stars and Dubois County is represented very well for the 3rd annual All-Star game.   The Bombers landed 7 players on this years East squad which features players from Dubois County,  Henderson,  Muhlenberg County and Owensboro.   The West squad will feature players from Hoptown, Madisonville,  Paducah and Fulton.

Players who will be representing the Bombers include Cody Bridges, Evan Sankey, Jacob Frankel, Jaxson Blair, Nick Gonzales, Nolan Ramsey and Tanner Craig.

The OVL All-Star game will take place at Christian County High School Colonel Field which is the home of the Hoptown Hoppers.    Game time is set for 7pm Eastern  Sunday July 1st.  and will be preceded by a Fielding and Pitching Challenge along with the fan favorite, Home Run Derby.


Dubois County Bombers Baseball Camp update

Huntingburg (NNDC) – With the current wet field conditions and the expected severe weather to impact Dubois County on Tuesday, the Bombers are pushing back the start of their camp to Wednesday, June 27th.   The younger division (6-9 year olds) will begin at 9am and the (10-15 year olds) in the older division will begin at 10:30am.   The Bombers 3 day skills camp will make up Tuesdays rain-out on Friday, June 29th.

The Bombers are hosting this skills camp in Huntingburg and will also have a skills camp in Jasper coming up on July 9th, 10th and 11th at JYSC Little League Fields.   For more information, call the Bombers office at 812.683.3700.




Dubois County Bombers Drop One at Home

Huntingburg (NNDC):   The Dubois County Bombers collect 8 hits on Thursday night at League Stadium against Madisonville but was unable to pull out the victory.   Scoreless thru 5 innings, the Miners struck first plating two in the top of the 6th which would prove to be enough for the win.   The Bombers picked up one run in the bottom of the 6th but Madisonville extended their lead in the top of the 7th sending two more Miners across the plate.  Dubois County was able to add another run in the bottom of the 8th while Madisonville added one of their own in the top of the 9th.   The Miners picked up a 5-2 win over Dubois County.    Nick Gonzales went 3 for 4 on the night to lead the Bombers.   Reece Kleinhelter took the loss for Dubois County.   He allowed 3 hits and 2 runs over five and two-thirds innings, striking out two.

The Bombers return to action on Friday night as they travel to Muhlenberg County to face the Stallions.   Dubois County returns home on Saturday night when Hoptown visits League Stadium.    The Bombers are bringing back the Flying Hounds Frizbee Dogs to the ballpark to entertain kids of all ages.   This action packed show will have dogs flying everywhere and catching everything while entertaining the fans at the ballpark.  Bring your family and catch the fun at League Stadium.   Game time on Saturday night is 7pm Eastern.