Lafayette Aviators Headlines

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June 3 2016

Aviators Fall 3-7 Against Springfield Sliders

A dead zero score at the end of the first was just a precursor to the extreme competition that was present in the following eight innings between the Lafayette Aviators and Springfield Sliders. A close board throughout the game lead to a 3-7 score and ended in a defeat for the Aviators; leaving their at-home record 1-1. Riley Benner (Saint Joseph... Continue Reading
June 1 2016

Aviators Win Home Opener 7-5

To start the inaugural season at Loeb Stadium, the opening ceremony of Lafayette Aviators baseball  began with a helicopter-delivery of the game ball and City of Lafayette Mayor, Tony Roswarski , ceremonial first pitches thrown by Camryn Bough, Matt Wagner, and Lafayette baseball legend Paul “Spider” Fields, the Aviators ... Continue Reading
May 31 2016

Series Split with Champion City Kings

Today the Aviators split their first series with the Champion City Kings, leaving their current record 3-2. As this is the first year for the Aviators, a winning record going into the home opener could mean nothing but success in the future. After holding a strong lead of 4-2 in the first through fourth innings, the Kings began their comeback with... Continue Reading
May 30 2016

Being on the Road Shows No Obstacle for the Aviators

The Aviators took on a new rival today after winning their three-game series with the West Virginia Miners. After a now 3-1 winning record, the game on the road against the Champion City Kings has proven to be less than an obstacle with a 10-2 winning score. The Aviators had a slow start, scoring one in the first and staying quiet until the s... Continue Reading
May 29 2016

First Series Won In Extras Against West Virginia Miners

After ten full innings of play, the Aviators managed to soar over the West Virginia Miners with an ending score of 4-5, taking the series after winning two out of three games. In the first inning the Aviators brought in their first two batters, Aaron Bence (Murray State University) and John Holleran (Benedict College) after both were walked to fir... Continue Reading
May 28 2016

Aviators First Series With West Virginia Miners Now Tied 1-1

The Lafayette Aviators took their first franchise loss today against the West Virginia Miners with an ending score of Lafayette 1, West Virginia 10, tying up the series 1-1. While the Aviators had many tough at bats, scoring for the first time in the fifth inning, their defensive game was wavering just slightly, committing only one error throughou... Continue Reading
May 27 2016

Aviators Win First Game In Franchise History

The Lafayette Aviators took on their first Prospect League game against the West Virginia Miners in West Virginia- and left with their first franchise victory. Aviator's pitcher Walter Talcott pitched five strikeouts, no walks, and allowed for only four hits throughout his four innings pitched. Miner's pitcher Kiegan Basso ended his two and a half ... Continue Reading
May 12 2016

Join Our Team

The Aviators are looking to hire game day staff.     Join the newest sports franchise in Indiana & work with the Aviators.   We are hiring for the following positions.    Stadium DJ, On Field Host, Concession Stand workers, Bar Tenders, On Field Entertainment Crew, & Mascot.   Please contact Asa Johnson... Continue Reading
March 30 2016


  LAFAYETTE AVIATORS 2016 THEME NIGHTS AND WEEKLY PROMOTIONS PIRATES OF LAFAYETTE, STAR WARS, AND TMNT HIGHLIGHT THEMES Lafayette, IN-March 30th, 2016 - The Aviators announced their promotions and theme schedule for the it’s inaugural 2016 season. The Aviators will feature themed home stands instead of one off theme nights. These th... Continue Reading
March 29 2016


LAFAYETTE AVIATORS SEEKING HOST FAMIILIES HOST FAMILIES TO HOUSE POTENTIAL BIG LEAGUERS Lafayette, IN-March 29, 2016 –The Lafayette Aviators announced the official search for player host families. Host families are a critical piece in the success of the players as they seek to develop their skills in preparation for being drafted by Major ... Continue Reading