Lafayette Aviators Headlines

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July 17 2018

Aviators Swept in Doubleheader

The Lafayette Aviators took on the Danville Dans for a doubleheader, but were unable to come away with a win in either contest.   The first game was nearly a shutout, with Lafayette finally able to generate some offense in the 7th and final frame.   The Aviators kept the game within reach for the most part, facing only a two-run defic... Continue Reading
July 16 2018

Home Loss to Sliders

Lafayette suffered their second straight loss with a 9-7 defeat to the Springfield Sliders.   The game started well for the Aviators, as Jason Cryar got the scoring started with a two-run home run in the very 1st inning. They’d jump out to a 3-0 lead with a Matthew Patton RBI in the 3rd.   The Sliders, however, would begin their... Continue Reading
July 13 2018

Lafayette Can't Sweep Series

Lafayette’s third meeting with Champion City in two days got off to a slow start. Unfortunately, the Aviators couldn’t match when the Kings picked up the pace.   The first run of the night wasn’t scored until the top of the 4th by the visiting Kings. Starting pitcher Jacob Gilmore, along with the rest of the Aviator defense... Continue Reading
July 12 2018

Doubleheader Sweep Over Kings

Game one was a comfortable win for Lafayette, who only trailed for less than an inning early on. Champion City struck first with a 1st inning run, but the Aviators bounced back immediately with three of their own.   A couple scoreless innings went by before the Aviators would light up the scoreboard again, bringing in three runs to gain a bi... Continue Reading
July 9 2018

Aviators win series after Nail Biter

Right off the bat, the Aviators showed how much they wanted to win their series against the Rex. They put up 3 runs in the top of the 1st to get a jump start doing just that. The Rex weren’t going down easy; they started swinging as well and managed to put up 6 runs in the 1st on the Aviators defense.   When the Rex got on a scoring ru... Continue Reading
July 9 2018

Aviators and Lafayette Police Department Team Up For National Night Out

LAFAYETTE, IN – July 9, 2018 – The Lafayette Aviators and the Lafayette Police Department will be hosting "National Night Out" on Monday, July 30 at Loeb Stadium in Columbian Park, as the Aviators take on the Kokomo Jackrabbits at 6:35pm. National Night Out is a community event which focuses on continuously building the partnership betw... Continue Reading
July 8 2018

Aviators Split Doubleheader With Rex

The Lafayette Aviators split their doubleheader with the Terre Haute Rex, losing their first game but winning their second.   The first game was a rough outing for Lafayette, with a final score of 12-2, giving up multiple runs in each of the first three innings. The score ballooned to 8-0 after the 3rd inning, and while Lafayette would respo... Continue Reading
July 7 2018

Extra innings road loss to paints

The Lafayette aviators lost a close game against Chillicothe that went to extra innings.Kevin Dobos scored the lone run for Lafayette in regulation during the third inning. This matched the run that the home team was able to post in the first inning.Chillicothe scores their walk off run with two outs in the 10th inning. Lafayette returns home for a... Continue Reading
July 7 2018


AVIATORS ANNOUNCE PURDUE NIGHT – FRIDAY, JULY 13 LAFAYETTE, IN – July 6, 2018 – The Aviators are calling all Purdue students, staff, employees and alumni to Loeb Stadium on Friday, July 13 for Purdue Night with Aviators baseball. Boilermakers of all ages may purchase discount tickets for Purdue Night by visiting http://www.... Continue Reading
July 3 2018

Battle of the Bats Ends in Loss

Both teams had a strong showing from the plate, but in the end the Springfield Sliders had a little more juice, winning 14-13.   Initially it seemed as if the Aviators were headed for another showing like the one they had the last time these two teams faced off, a game that Lafayette won 16-2. The home team jumped out to a 6-1 run lead after... Continue Reading