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Bombers Shutout Flash to Advance in OVL Playoffs (Game Update)

Huntingburg (NNDC) – The Dubois County Bombers pulled out a nail biter on Monday night to advance in the Ohio Valley League Playoffs.   Jacob Frankel and Tobe Whitten had strong outings for the Bombers as they combined for a one hit shutout over Henderson in the first round of the OVL playoffs, giving Dubois County a 1-0 win and ending the season for Henderson.

The Bombers lone run came in the second inning when Tanner Craig singled on a 3-2 count scoring Nolan Ramsey.   Craig went 2 for 4 at the plate to lead Dubois County.    Jacob Frankel picked up the win for the Bombers after going eight innings, allowing zero runs, one hit and striking out seven.  Tobe Whitten earned the save.

With the win, Dubois County remains alive in the post season and will travel to face the Owensboro RiverDawgs on Tuesday night before returning home for game two on Wednesday evening.

Update:  The Bombers Game will air on newsnowdc.com Wednesday – go to newsnowdc.com at gametime click on the Live Game/Archive tab to the right and enjoy the game.   Go Bombers!  

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 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.