News and Announcements
Congratulations and good luck to the 2007 River Bandits who are competing this week for another state legion title at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio.
This marks the fourth consecutive trip to Athens for the Bandits and their seventh overall.
Make sure to check here daily for updated results and photos!!!
The American Legion National Team won the bronze medal at this year's Tournament of Stars by defeating RBI 5-1 on Sunday, June 24 at USA Baseball's new training facility in Cary, North Carolina.
Visit USA Baseball's website and The American Legion Baseball homepage for more information and results!
The River Bandits just returned from Troy, Ohio where they won the 2007 Miami Valley Veterans Memorial Tournament. This is the third straight year the Bandits have won it all!
We fought through pool play with a record of 5-0 to set up a showdown with Hillsboro in the championship game where we won 9-3
Congratulations to all players! This was a great tournament for everyone and it was a total team effort.
THE BANDITS WON THEIR SIXTH DISTRICT CHAMPIONSHIP IN EIGHT YEARS BY DEFEATING WHITEHOUSE TWICE ON SATURDAY AT FINDLAY HIGH SCHOOL!
CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL PLAYERS AND COACHES ON ANOTHER DISTRICT TITLE!
KEEP WORKING HARD AND SEE EVERYONE IN ATHENS NEXT WEEK!
THE STATE SCHEDULE WILL BE POSTED AFTER SUNDAY NIGHT'S DRAWING. KEEP CHECKING BACK FOR MORE INFORAMTION.
Bandits Win Gopher Classic!
The Bandits wrapped up a successful weekend in Minneapolis by capturing the 2006 Gopher Classic Championship. This tournament is the largest legion tournament in the country with a field of 48 teams. The Bandits went 7-1 over the weekend with pool play wins over Bemidji, Edina, and Chaska Minnesota as well as Cranston, Rhode Island.
The Bandits advanced to the final round where they defeated Fargo, North Dakota and Billings, Montana to earn a berth into the Championship game that was held in the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome, home of the Minnesota Twins.
The final game was played at 9:30 on Tuesday, July 11 where The River Bandits defeated Rapid City, South Dakota 7-5 for their first Gopher Classic Championship!
Congrats to all of our players for their hard work and dedication to the program. A very big THANK YOU goes out to all of our fans and parents who made the trip this year. Your support was overwhelming. It was great to see such a large group of you this year. Thanks again for all of your support!!!