Lafayette Aviators Headlines

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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
July 1 2018

Early Lead not enough for Aviators

Just like the night before, the Aviators got a quick start versus the Paints. Also like the night before, the Aviators kept them scoreless for two innings. The game entered weather delay after both the Aviators and the Paints scored a run in the third. The Paints came back after the delay, adding four more runs in the third to take a 5-3 lead. Two... Continue Reading
June 30 2018

Fast start earns win for Aviators

The Aviators didn’t waste any time getting started tonight. Matthew Patton’s 3 RBIs, in one hit, gave the Aviators a solid 3 run lead at the bottom of the first.   Neither team would score after that until ­­­­the bottom of the seventh, where a hit from Zach Heeke and an error from the Paints allow Milo Beam to sc... Continue Reading
June 30 2018

A Loss to Kokomo

A day after beating Kokomo twice at Loeb the day before, the Aviators lost a road matchup with the Jackrabbits 9-1. Brady Huebbe scored Lafayette's lone run on a Matthew Patton RBI in the 2nd inning to kick off the night's scoring. The rest of the scoring, however, would come from the Jackrabbits. They took a one-run lead in the third before addin... Continue Reading