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Bombers Drop Regular Season Finale to Owensboro

Huntingburg (NNDC) – The Dubois County Bombers closed out their regular season on Wednesday night at league leading Owensboro with a loss 6-3.   The RiverDawgs struck first in the bottom of the second inning as one run crossed the plate.   Owensboro added a run in the fourth but the big blow to Dubois County came in the seventh as the RiverDawgs pushed four more runs across the plate giving them a 6-0 lead.    The Bombers threatened a comeback in the ninth inning as Dubois County plated 3 runs, but fell short of the win.

The loss is the Bombers 3rd in their last four games and drops their record to 25-16 as the regular season comes to a close.   Dubois County has won 7 of their last 10 games despite the recent losses.    Jacob Frankel took the loss for Dubois County.   Frankel allowed two hits, one run and struck out two in his two innings of work.   The Bombers had seven hits in the game with Evan Hall leading Dubois County with 2 hits.

Up next for the Dubois County Bombers is post season play which will begin on Friday night.    The Bombers will host the Henderson Flash at League Stadium in the best 2 of 3 series.

 

 

Bombers Fall Short on Comeback at League Stadium

Huntingburg (NNDC) – The Dubois County Bombers struck first on Tuesday night at League Stadium with 2 runs crossing the plate in the 2nd inning.   Muhlenberg County would strike big in the fifth inning as the Stallions plated 7 giving them a 5 run lead.   The Stallions would add to that lead in the sixth with 2 more runs before Dubois County made a comeback attempt.

The Bombers picked up four runs in the bottom of the 6th and added two more in the 7th bringing Dubois County within 1 run.   Both teams shutdown the other in the 8th and 9th inning which led to the Bombers dropping their regular season home finale by the score of 9-8.   The loss leaves Dubois County 1 1/2 game behind Owensboro in the OVL East Division with one game left in the regular season.   The Bombers will travel to league leader Owensboro on Wednesday night.

Colton Easterwood took the loss for Dubois County.   He allowed six hits and seven runs while striking out 5 in five innings of work.   The Bombers had 12 hits in the game.   Cooper Trinkle led Dubois County with 3 hits on the night.   Ben Wilcoxson, Payton Mattingly and Nolan Ramsey also had 2 hits each.

Bombers Win in Extra Innings on Evan Kahre Walk-off

Huntingburg (NNDC) – The Dubois County Bombers returned home to League Stadium on Monday night after a road trip.   The Paducah Chiefs came to town and plated 2 runs in the second inning before Dubois County tied the game at 2 in the bottom of the fifth.   The game remained scoreless through nine innings which meant free baseball for all fans in attendance.    Paducah picked up two runs in the top of the 10th inning before Dubois County crossed the plate three times in the bottom half to win the game.    Evan Kahre’s sacrifice fly in the bottom of the 10th inning scored the winning run for the Bombers.

Jack Anderson picked up the win for Dubois County.  He allowed two runs on two hits while striking out one in one inning of work.  Evan Sankey was the Bombers starter and pitched 9 innings, allowing two runs on nine hits while striking out 8.

The Bombers has 12 hits on the game including a homerun by Chase Andrews in the 10th inning.   Ben Wilcoxson, Brad Fuhrhop, Evan Kahre and Chase Andrews each had two hits in the game for Dubois County.

The Bombers will close out the home portion of their regular season on Tuesday night as they host Muhlenberg County on fan appreciation night.   First pitch is set for 7pm.   Dubois County trails Owensboro in the OVL standings by 1/2 game and those two teams will face off in Owensboro on Wednesday night to close out the regular season.   The OVL playoffs are scheduled to start on Friday.

Bombers Drop One on the Road, Returns to League Stadium on Monday

Huntingburg (NNDC) – A late night for Bombers baseball as they visited the Henderson Flash, in a game that was rain delayed.    Dubois County got off to a fast start before Henderson got hot and blasted the Bombers 14-6.

Dubois County jumped out to a 6-4 lead after 4 1/2 innings, however, the Flash plated three runs in the bottom half of the inning taking a 7-6 lead.   From there, Henderson never looked back and added two more in the 6th, one in the 7th and four more runs in the 8th to cruise to victory.   Henderson racked up 15 hits in the game while Dubois County collected 6 hits.   Tanner Craig and Nick Gonzales led the Bombers with 2 hits apiece in 4 at bats.

Evan Hall took the loss for Dubois County allowing 8 runs on 8 hits in his five innings of work.   Hall also struck out 2 Henderson batters.

The Bombers are now 24-14 on the season and with the loss, drop 1/2 game back of Owensboro in the OVL Eastern Division.   Dubois County travels to Fulton on Sunday night before returning to League Stadium on Monday night to face Paducah.   The Bombers will wrap up their home portion of the regular season on Tuesday evening as they host Muhlenberg County on fan appreciation night.   Dubois County will travel to league leading Owensboro on Wednesday to finish out the regular season.   The Ohio Valley League (OVL) playoffs will begin on Friday July 20th.

Bombers Move into Top Spot of OVL

Huntingburg (NNDC) – The Dubois County Bombers started the season with 6 straight losses before pulling out their first win of the season on June 7th against Madisonville.    The Bombers have gone 24-7 since and now are on top of the Eastern Division of the OVL with a 1/2 game lead over Owensboro.    With the current 24-13 record, Dubois County has the best record in the Ohio Valley League heading into todays game against Henderson.

On Friday the 13th, Dubois County visited Hoptown and came away with a 10-9 win after holding on following a comeback attempt by the Hoppers.   Hoptown trailed the Bombers by 6 heading into the bottom of the 4th inning before crossing the plate 5 times getting them within one run.    The Bombers tacked on another run in the top of the 5th inning before Hoptown added two runs of their own in the bottom of the 7th tying up the game at 9 runs apiece.  With the game tied through 9 innings, it was free baseball in Hoptown.   Dubois County struck first in extras with one run crossing the plate in the top of the 10th and the Bombers Tobe Whitten picked up the save, allowing no runs in the bottom of the 10th, giving Dubois County the win.

Ryan Luckett picked up the win for Dubois County, allowing no runs and one hit over 2 1/3 innings, while striking out four.   Dubois County had 13 hits on the game as Evan Kahre paced the Bombers as he went 4 for 5 at the plate.

The league leaders continue their road trip on Saturday night as they visit Henderson.   Following another road game on Sunday at Fulton, the Bombers return home for their final regular season homestand on Monday night to face Paducah at 7pm.    Dubois County’s final regular season home game will be on Tuesday night at League Stadium as Muhlenburg County is in town on Fan Appreciation Night.

 

Dubois County Bombers on a Roll

Huntingburg (NNDC) – The Dubois County Bombers have now won 4 in a row and 9 of their last 10 games.   The latest win for the Bombers was an 11-3 route of the Paducah Chiefs on Thursday night.   Dubois County jumped out early to a 4-1 lead after two innings and extended that lead to 8-1 after three.

Paducah struggled to contain the high powered offense of Dubois County allowing 20 hits and 11 runs in the contest while the Bombers held the Chiefs to 7 hits and 3 runs.   John McDonald paced Dubois County going 4 for 6 at the plate.    Evan Aders, Ben Wilcoxon, Cooper Trinkle, Nick Gonzales, Chase Andrews and Evan Kahre also had multiple hits in the game for the Bombers.

Jacob Frankel picked up the “W” for Dubois County.   He surrendered two runs on five hits over five innings while striking out four and walking one.  Kevin Davis, Luke Fitton and Colton Easterwood all saw time on the mound for Dubois County in the win.

With the win, Dubois county improves their record to 23-13 on the season.   The road trip continues as Dubois County travels to Hoptown on Friday the 13th.   The next home game for the Bombers is on Monday night, July 16th as Dubois County will host Paducah.

Bombers Win Again, Prepare for 4 Game Road Trip

Huntingburg (NNDC) – The Dubois County Bombers struck first on Tuesday night after plating one run in the bottom of the first.   The slim lead was short lived as the visiting Fulton Railroaders scored a pair of runs in the top of the second giving them a 2-1 lead.   Dubois County knotted up the game in the bottom of the third when Southridge graduate and Olney Central College product Payton Mattingly was hit by a pitch, driving in a run.

Both teams remained scoreless until the bottom of the seventh when Dubois County derailed the Railroaders with 5 Bombers crossing the plate giving the home team a 7-2 lead.   Dubois County added three more runs in the eighth inning to close out the game with a 10-2 victory.

Jaxson Blair earned the victory for the Bombers.  He pitched 2 1/3 innings, allowing no runs on three hits while striking out three.   Dubois County tallied 10 hits in the game.   Gavin Napier and Cooper Trinkle had 2 hits apiece to pace the Bombers.   With the win, Dubois County is now 22-13 on the season and only 1/2 of a game behind league leading Owensboro (22-12).

The Bombers hit the road for a 4 game road trip and will return back to League Stadium next Monday with a 2 game homestand to close out the regular season at home.    Dubois County returns to action on Thursday night as they travel to Paducah to face the Chiefs.

Bombers Pick Up 21st Win of the Season

Huntingburg (NNDC) – A wild night of baseball in Henderson as the Bombers hold on to a 13-12 victory.    The Flash fought back after falling down by eight runs to the Bombers in the seventh inning.   Dubois County led 8-2 after four innings and 13-5 heading into the bottom of the seventh inning.    Henderson started their comeback attempt in the bottom of the seventh as they plated 3 runs allowing them to get within five with two innings to go.    The Bombers held the Flash scoreless in the eighth but Henderson lit up the Bombers in the bottom of the ninth as the Flash had four players cross home plate, leaving them one run short of the comeback.    The win is Dubois County’s third in a row and 21st of the season.

Evan Hall picked up the win for Dubois County.  He allowed eight hits and five runs over five innings while striking out six.   Both teams combined for 25 hits in the game with Dubois County having 12 of those 25.   John McDonald,  Chase Andrews and Nick Gonzalez had multiple hits for the Bombers.

Dubois County returns home on Tuesday for a one game homestand before hitting the road for the remainder of the week.   Tonight’s opponent is the Fulton Railroaders with the first pitch set for 7pm.

Dubois County Bombers Win on the Road

Huntingburg (NNDC) – The Dubois County Bombers road trip continues with another win which pushes their record to 20-13.   In a game that saw several lead changes, it was the Bombers who came out on top thanks to a pair of runs that crossed the plate in the 6th inning against Madisonville.

The game was tied at 5 heading into the sixth inning when Dubois County plated two runs for the lead.   Madisonville added one run in the bottom half of the seventh but wasn’t enough as the Bombers held the Miners scoreless for the remainder of the game.   Dubois County went on to win the game 7-6.

The Bombers and Miners each tallied 11 hits on the game which included two homeruns by Madisonville and one long ball by the Bombers.   Graham Hackbarth and Caleb Noble went deep for the Miners and Gavin Napier hit a solo shot for Dubois County in the second inning.   Napier, Tanner Craig and Evan Kahre had a multi-hit games while Napier went 3 for 3 at the plate.

Reece Kleinhelter picked up the win for Dubois County after pitching four innings, allowing four hits and one run while striking out two.   Tobe Whitten picked up the save for the Bombers.

The road trip will come to an end tonight as Dubois County travels to Henderson for a Monday night battle.   The Bombers return home on Tuesday night to face Fulton before hitting the road again on Thursday for a 4 game roadtrip.

Jasper Reds Sweep St. Louis, Dubois County Bombers Blank Paducah

Dubois County (NNDC) – The Jasper Reds completed a 3 game sweep at Ruxer Field on Saturday against the St. Louis Eagles.    It was a gorgeous day at the ball park as Jasper dominated a solid team from Missouri.   The Reds complete the sweep with an 11-0 and 14-1 victory on Saturday after winning on Friday night by the score of 16-0.   Jasper is now 14-0 on the season.  It’s the eighth time this year that the Reds have won a game based on the run-rule. The Reds return to action on Saturday July 14th to face the Terre Haute Red Sox.   Game time is set for 2:30pm at Ruxer Field.   If the Reds are able to sweep Terre Haute, they would set a new team record for consecutive wins to start a season.   The current record has stood since 2008 when the Reds won their first 15 games of the season.   That streak was halted by Mt. Vernon, IL as the Reds fell 3-1 in that contest 10 years ago.

In game 1 on Saturday, Clayton Mayfield tossed a 1-hitter, allowing only an opposite field single in the third inning.   Mayfield had 7 strikeouts and walked 1.   Mayfield is now 4-0 on the season.   Jasper got off to a fast start and plated 6 runs in the bottom half of the second and never looked back.   The Reds added 5 more in the fourth inning to put the game out of reach.   Jasper had 9 hits in the game.   Final score of game one was 11-0.

In game 2, the Reds started where they left off in game one as they crossed the plate 7 times in the first inning to take a 7-0 lead.   That would prove to be enough but Jasper’s offense was red hot as they added 3 more in the second inning and 4 more runs in the 4th to finish up the 14-1 win.   Kris Weisheit improved to 4-0 on the season with the victory.   Weisheit allowed 5 hits, all singles in the game.   Jasper was led by former JHS star Austin Simmers with a triple and a double.  Josh Weidenbenner, Lane Kirkland and Brandon Jackson all added doubles.

Reds Business Manager Bob Alles discusses this 2018 team and what has led to the successes and current undefeated season.

 

In other area Baseball action, the Dubois County Bombers add to their win column with a shutout of Paducah 6-0.   The game was scoreless until the top of the 5th when Dubois County struck for 4 runs and that would prove to be enough for the win.   The Bombers added 2 more in the top of the 9th inning but Paducah could not get anything going against the solid pitching effort from Dubois County.

The Bombers tallied 11 hits on the day with Nick Gonzales, Brad Fuhrhop, Evan Kahre and Jake Lewis each having a multi-hit game.   Evan Sankey earned the victory for Dubois County as he allowed no runs on five hits while striking out nine and walking one.

The win improves Dubois County to 19-13 on the season.    The Bombers travel to Madisonville on Sunday night to face the Miners at Elmer Kelley Stadium.   Game time is 7pm Eastern.    Dubois County’s road trip will continue on Monday as the Bombers will visit Henderson before returning home to League Stadium on Tuesday night to face Fulton.