Dubois County Bombers

Bombers Split Twin Bill at Home

Huntingburg (NNDC) – The Dubois County Bombers split another double-header on Friday night at League Stadium with the Muhlenberg County Stallions.  The Bombers jumped out to an early 7-0 lead after just three innings and never looked back.   The Stallions got on the board with a three spot in the seventh inning but it was not enough as Dubois County went on to a 10-3 win.   Game one was a continuation of a game previously started at Muhlenberg County but postponed due to rain.

Dubois County had a big third inning as they plated 5 runs with RBI’s by Tobe Whitten, Ben Wilcoxson, Evan Kahre and Nick Gonzales.   The Bombers had 14 hits in the game.   Gavin Napier, Tobe Whitten, Nick Gonzales and Jake Lewis all collected multiple hits for Dubois County.   Napier went 3 for 5 at the plate to lead the Bombers.

Colton Easterwood was credited with the victory for Dubois County.   He went 6 2/3 innings, allowing three runs on six hits and striking out four.  Jaxson Blair threw 2 1/3 innings in relief out of the bullpen.

In game two, it was Muhlenberg County who jumped out early taking a 3-0 lead after three innings.   Pitching was strong for both teams as each struck out six in the low scoring game.    The Stallions tallied six hits in the game and committed no errors while Dubois County had four hits and two errors.   Those four hits for Dubois County came as Evan Kahre, Cooper Trinkle, John McDonald and Tanner Craig each collected one hit.

Luke Fitton was credited for the loss.   He lasted three innings, allowing four hits and three runs while striking out two.

Dubois County is now 18-13 on the season and will return to action tonight as the Bombers start a three game road trip.   Saturdays game is at Brooks Stadium, home of the Paducah Chiefs.   First pitch is set for 7:30pm Eastern.   The Bombers return home on Tuesday night to face Fulton at 7pm Eastern.


Bombers Win Again!!! Host Families to be Honored

Huntingburg (NNDC) – The Dubois County Bombers continued their winning ways on Thursday night at League Stadium with a 6-2 victory over the Henderson Flash.   The win improves the Bombers record to 17-12.

Henderson jumped out to the lead early with 2 runs crossing the plate in the second inning.   Dubois County responded with a 3 spot in the bottom of the third with the help of Tanner Craigs homerun.  The Bombers tacked on 2 more runs in the fourth inning and one more in the bottom of the eighth to close out the scoring.

Dubois County had nine hits in the game.   Evan Aders, Nick Gonzales and John McDonald led the Bombers with 2 hits apiece.   Koby Silvy picked up the win for Dubois County with his 5 inning effort , allowing only three hits, two runs and striking out four.   Jake Lewis earned the save for the Bombers as he recorded the last 6 outs.

With the win, Dubois County is 3 games behind league leading Owensboro and 1.5 games ahead of third place Henderson.   The Bombers return to action tonight with a double-header against Muhlenberg County.   Game one is a completion of a rain-suspended game and will go nine innings, while game two will follow with 7 innings.   First pitch is set for 5pm.

The host families will also be honored tonight, as well as former Bomber Sean Manaea who now pitches for the Oakland Athletics.




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.





Bombers Split Double Header as they Head into the 4th of July Homestand

Huntingburg (NNDC) – The Dubois County Bombers return home on the 4th of July for what is expected to be a near full house at League Stadium as they face the Owensboro RiverDawgs.   The Bombers enter the Independence Day game following a double header at Madisonville on Tuesday night.

In game one,  Dubois County clawed back into the game after falling behind 7-1 after four innings, but fell a couple of runs short in 10 innings, losing the game 12-10.   The Bombers had 13 hits in the game including a pair of homeruns as Chase Andrews went deep in the eighth and Tobe Whitten blasted a shot in the second.   Evan Hall took the loss for Dubois County.

In game 2, Dubois County jumped out early with 2 runs in the second and never looked back as the Bombers picked up an 8-3 victory.   Up 3-2 after three innings, Dubois County put the game away in the fourth with 5 runs crossing the plate giving the Bombers an 8-2 lead.   The Miners added one run in the bottom of the seventh inning, but it wasn’t enough as Dubois County took game 2.   The Bombers went deep twice in the fourth inning as Tanner Craig and Nolan Ramsey went yard.   Dubois County had 10 hits in the game and one error.  Ryan Luckett picked up the “W” for Dubois County.   Luckett allowed four hits and two runs while striking out five and walking one in his five innings of work.   Cooper Trinkle led the Bombers as he went 3 for 3 at the plate.   Evan Aders had a pair of steals as Dubois County went wild on the base paths with 4 stolen bases.

The Bombers are now 15-12 on the season as they return to action on July 4th against Owensboro.   Game time is 7pm at League Stadium with Fireworks to follow.



Bombers Head into All-Star Break with Loss to RiverDawgs

Huntingburg (NNDC) – The Dubois County Bombers head into the All-Star break with a one run loss at home to the Owensboro RiverDawgs by the score of 9-8.

The Bombers took a 3-1 lead after just one inning and led 6-1 after four, but couldn’t hold that lead as Owensboro started to chip away by scoring two in the 5th, four more runs crossed the plate in the 7th which gave the RiverDawgs the lead for good.   Owensboro added two more runs in the top half of the 8th before Dubois County plated one run in the 8th and 9th inning, falling one run short.

Dubois County went into the ballgame after two double headers and a 15 inning battle in the last 3 days.   Starting pitcher Koby Silvey took the loss for the Bombers after pitching one-third of an inning, allowing  two hits and three runs while striking out one.    Jacob Frankel started the game for Dubois County and went 6 innings allowing five hits and four runs while striking out three.

The Bombers had 10 hits and committed 2 errors in the 9-8 loss.    Cooper Trinkle,  Nick Gonzalez and Tanner Craig each collected 2 hits to lead the Bombers effort.

The Bombers head into the All-Star Break with a 14-11 record which is good enough for second place and four games behind Owensboro.   The OVL All-Star game will take place on Sunday at Hoptown.   Players who will be representing the Bombers are Tanner Craig, Nolan Ramsey, Jaxson Blair, Cody Bridges, Nick Gonzales, Evan Sankey and Jacob Frankel.

Dubois County will return to action on Tuesday night, July 3rd with yet another double header as they travel to Madisonville.   The Owensboro RiverDawgs return to League Stadium to face the Bombers on July 4th.   Fireworks will follow the game and it’s recommended tickets are purchased in advance of this game.   Give the Bombers office a call at (812) 683-3700 to reserve your 4th of July tickets.



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.




Bombers Split Double Header with Hoptown

Huntingburg (NNDC) – The Dubois County Bombers split a twin bill with the Hoppers on Wednesday pushing their record to 11 wins and 10 losses on the season.   In game one,  Hoptown took a 1 run lead into the final inning before the Bombers scored 2 in the top of the 7th.    Tobe Whitten held the Hoppers scoreless in the bottom of the 7th giving Dubois County the win.   Whitten picked up the save and the Ryan Luckett was the winning pitcher.  Dubois County had 12 hits in the 6-5 win.

In game 2, Hoptown took a 1 run lead in the bottom of the first, followed up by 2 runs in the 2nd and never looked back, as the Hoppers win game two 4-3.  The Bombers racked up 6 hits in game two with Nick Gonzales going 3 for 4  and John McDonald picking up a pair of hits in the loss.   Jack Anderson took the loss for Dubois County after surrendering four runs on seven hits over five innings, striking out six.

Dubois County returns home on Thursday night for another double header as the Fulton Railroaders visit League Stadium.   The Bombers will also play at home on Friday and Saturday night with the first pitch set for 7pm both nights.    Off the field entertainment for Friday night is The Balloon Guy and its Brews in the Bullpen Craft Beer Fest on Saturday.


Bombers Improve to 10 – 9 on the Season

Huntingburg (NNDC) – The Dubois County Bombers improved their record to 10 – 9 on the season with an 8 run victory over the Fulton Railroaders on Sunday.   The Bombers scored early and often after taking a 1-0 lead in the first inning before Fulton knotted the game up in the bottom half of the inning.   Dubois County added three more runs in the 2nd and five more in the 3rd inning and never looked back.    After a four spot in the 4th, Fulton would not score again in the game which saw the Bombers win by the score of 14-6.

Dubois County had 13 hits in the game and committed 5 errors.   Evan Sankey picked up the win for the Bombers.   In 4 innings, Sankey did not allow a hit or run and struck out 6 while walking 1.

The Bombers return to action on Tuesday night as they face Madisonville at League Stadium.  First pitch is set for 7pm and its Youth League and Non-Profit Appreciation night.   As part of Youth League night, baseball and softball teams who wear their jerseys get into the game for FREE.   Dubois County will also be honoring local Nonprofit Organizations with the Dubois County Community Foundation.



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.