PROSSNER HEADING TO BAYLOR
Garrett Prossner '14 Vista Ridge HS will be continuing his playing days as a Baylor Bear. Congratulations to Garrett and the Prossner Family!
HARRIS SIGNS WITH TAMUCC
Wade Harris '14 RHP Georgetown HS has signed his NLI with Texas A&M - Corpus Christi. Congratulations to Wade and the Harris Family!
TEXAS STATE LANDS A PAIR OF
Reed Carlton (2014 St Michael's Academy) is the latest Bandito of Austin to verbally commit to continue his baseball career and education at Texas State University. An excellent athlete, several D1 colleges are also expressing interest in his abilities as a QB. Don't be surprised if you see him suited up for the Bobcats on the football field as well. Congratulations to Reed and the Carlton Family! #banditonation
Isaac Hutto - 2014 RHP Llano HS - will be pursuing his education and taking his baseall talent to the D1 level by committing to Texas State University. Congratulations to Isaac and the Hutto Family!
ANOTHER DIVISION 1 COMMIT!!
Brett Burrington (2014 RHP Vista Ridge HS) has verbally committed to Stephen F Austin University. After taking a year off due to injury, Brett has come back stronger than ever with a fastball that has touched 92mph. Brett will get the opportunity to play the field as well. Congratulations Brett and the Burrington Family! #banditonation
HORNS GET ANOTHER BANDITO!!
Mike McCann - (2014 Cedar Ridge HS) has only been catching for a year but has sure impressed several schools across the country but chose the University of Texas to continue his college education and playing days. Congratulations to Mike and the McCann Family! #hookem
ANOTHER 2016 BANDITO COMMITS EARLY TO THE LONGHORNS!!
Congratulations to Austin McNicholas (2016 Austin Akins HS) and the McNicholas family for his verbal commitment to the University of Texas!
TEXAS LONGHORNS LAND A 2016 STUD!
Mason Thompson (RHP 2016 Round Rock HS) has verbally committed to the University of Texas. Congratulations to Mason and the Thompson Family!
BANDITOS OF AUSTIN MEETING A HUGE SUCCESS!!
The Banditos Baseball Club and the Banditos of Austin hosted a community meeting for players and families interested in the Banditos of Austin program. Ray Deleon, founder of the Banditos Baseball Club, his Tomball staff of Robert Deleon, Shane Reynolds, Julio Garca, the Austin staff of Albert Munoz, Luke Smith, Josh Ford, Matt Hinojosa, Luke McNicholas, Alec Carter, Blake Silguero, Kyle Bieschke, AJ Beatty along with Courtney Hawkins, 2012 First Round draft pick of the Chicago White Sox welcomed almost 500 people in attendance to introduce the organization to Central Texas. Staff members spoke of the Banditos mission, experience, goals and answered questions.
We would like to THANK all of those that attended the meeting and to the Dell Diamond to allowing us to host this event. The support you showed proved that Austin is ready for the next level of select and showcase baseball.
Exciting things are happening to Austin/Central Texas, don't miss the opportunity to be part of something BIG!
For more information on the Banditos of Austin, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
"Bringing back the Winning Tradition to Austin and wear the Black and White!"
13U PUNCHES THEIR TICKET TO THE NATIONAL YOUTH BASEBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS IN NY
13U Major Austin Banditos became the first 13U team in the country to qualify for the prestigious National Youth Baseball Championships at Baseball Heaven in Yaphank, NY by winning The Baseball Legends Texas Winter Nationals in Corpus Christi. The NYBC hosts the top 16 teams across the country with games televised by CBS Sports Network & MLB Network.
18U AUSTIN BANDITOS FINISH 3RD AT PERFECT GAME SOUTH QUALIFIER
Pitching dominated the weekend for the Austin Banditos as they led the tournament in ERA with a 0.55 by only giving up 3 total runs that were earned in 45 innings which also included 45 K's. For the second year in a row, the 18U Austin Banditos were trying to punch their ticket to the Perfect Game WWBA World Championships in Jupiter, FL and came up short in the semifinals by one run in a 2-1 loss to the South Texas Sliders. Great overall weekend for the Banditos which also saw the 17U Underclass drop a 2-1 decision to the Dallas Patriots in a game that decided the pool winner to advance to the playoff bracket. #futureisbright
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ARIAS HEADED TO UTSA
Bryan Arias ('15 MIF San Antonion Marshall) has committed to play his college baseball at the University of Texas - San Antonio. Arias has been making his way up the Perfect Game player ranking and recently was named to their South Top Prospect list. Congratulations Bryan and the Arias Family!
LONGHORNS LAND ANOTHER BANDITO
The University of Texas didn't need to go far for their latest commitment as Tate Sandford 2016 RHP Lake Travis High School has committed to play for the Longhorns. Expect big things from Tate over the next few seasons as he will play a major role for the Cavaliers and the Banditos. Congrats Tate and the Sandford Family! #hookem #banditosnation
KRAGEN KECHELY HEADED TO DALLAS BAPTIST
Kragen Kechely '16 RHP Vista Ridge HS has verbally committed to pitch at D1 Dallas Baptist University. Over the past year, Kragen made an adjustment from calling the pitches to throwing them and it worked out in his favor. Congratulations to the Kechely family! #dbupatriots
BANDITOS TAKING THEIR TALENT TO THE NEXT LEVEL!
Summer 2014 proved to be a big one for several Austin Banditos who's talent took them to a level that caught the eye of several major D1 colleges. Chris Paddack '15 RHP Cedar Park HS has verbally committed to Texas A&M University, Weston Seay '15 RHP Hallettsville HS has committed to Texas State, Ivan Gonzales '15 C Stony Point HS is headed to West Virginia & D'Mond LaFond '17 RHP/IF from Cuero HS will take his game to Rice University. We congratulate each of these players on their success and also paving the way for the future of our players.
The 7U Banditos of Austin went in to Round Rock on a mission and ran the table at the Super Series Spring National Championships. Already with the Winter Nationals title under their belt, they wasted no time in showing everyone that they were there to take care of business going 7-0 and outscoring their opponents 73-17. The future is bright in Austin!!
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14U MALDONADO WINS SUPER SERIES MAJOR WORLD SERIES
They did it the hard way by coming throught the losers bracket to run the table including a huge win at the Dell Diamond. Hard work by this group throughout the year is what prepared them for this run. It will be fun watching this group taking their game to the high school level next year. Congratulations to Coach "Chilly" the 14U Banditos of Austin Maldonado!
SUPER SERIES WINTER WORLD SERIES CHAMPIONS
7U Banditos of Austin wasted no time in adding another title to the Winning Tradition by brining home the GOLD at the Super Series Winter World Series in Round Rock. Dropping their first pool game 16-1 and being down 14-5 in their second game, the Bandito Way kicked in and the fun began. The boys went on to run the table and avenge the loss to the Austin Slam Blacksox in the final 12-8. Defense wins championships and this group showed their strength in that department. Congratulations!!
WORRELL HEADED TO TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY - CORPUS CHRISTI
David Worrell - 2015 RHP San Antonio O'Connor - will be furthering his education and taking his mound presence to pitch for the Islanders of Texas A&M Corpus Christi. Congratulations to David and the Worrell family! #banditosnation
TEXAS STATE LANDS ANOTHER BANDITO!
Ryland Cox - 2016 Taylor High School - has verbally committed to take his skills to the collegiate level at Texas State University. Ryland has also been invited to attend the Perfect Game Underclass National Showcase this summer in Ft Myers, FL. Congratulations Ryland and the Cox family!
Jose "JR" Rodriguez - 2014 San Antonio O'Connor has signed a letter of intent to play for Alvin Community College next fall. His versitile play in on the field, mound or behind the plate gives him options to be succesful at the next level. Congratulations to JR and the Rodriguez family! #banditosnation
Rising sophomores set for USA Baseball's team trials
Mason Thompson (2016 Round Rock HS) & Austin McNicholas (2016 Austin Akins HS) have earned a spot on the 15U USA Baseball Team. Both verbally committed to the University of Texas look to make the 20 man roster that will compete for Team USA in Baranquilla, Columbia later this summer. The Bandito Nation wished you both the best of luck!
Mike McCann (2014 Cedar Ridge HS) officially became a Texas Longhorn by signing his National Letter of Intent on Signing Day. Congratulations Mike, we can't wait to see you at the Disch! #hookem #banditosnation
Lake Travis High School Pitching Trio of Bryce Barr (Columbia University), Alex Shelton (Louisiana Lafayette) & Harrison Fife (Louisiana Lafayette) officially signed their National Letters of Intent. Congratulations to each of you! #ragincajuns #lions #banditosnation
IVY LEAGUE BOUND!!
Bryce Barr (2014 RHP Lake Travis HS) has verbally committed to pitch and continue his education at Columbia University. Bryce is a great role model for any student athlete as his work ethic on and off the field has allowed him to accept such a prestigious scholarship. Congratulations to Bryce and the Barr Family! #banditonation
Jacob Sifuentes (12U Carter) dropping bombs at the Shriner's Hospital Tournament this past weekend. Jacob went deep FIVE times over 5 games. #ifyouhityoudontsit
BANDITOS OF AUSTIN 2013 SUMMER PROGRAM INFORMATIONAL MEETING A SUCCESS
Isaiah and Henry Vargas with Jeff Kent (10U Coach) after Isaiah threw out the first pitch. Coach Jeff signed the ball he threw out.
BANDITOS OF AUSTIN WITH SKIP JOHNSON - TEXAS LONGHORNS PITCHING COACH AT TEXAS PROSPECTS ADVANCED SKILLS/PITCHING CLINIC
RJ CABELA & ZACH TJELMELAND (11U PREMIER) WITH CINCINNATI REDS MAJOR LEAGUE HITTING COACH RONNIE ORTEGON