July 16 – Mikah Conner

July 16 – Mikah Conner

“Today we went to church, and I enjoyed the music selection they had. I didn’t understand them but I recognized the songs they were singing. The congregation was really into the service and I enjoyed seeing them singing along with the musicians. I don’t have a...

July 16 – Tyler Overholt

July 16 – Tyler Overholt

To start off I want to thank everyone who has made this trip possible! This is truly a once in a lifetime opportunity. I don’t even know where to start, we have done so many amazing things here in the Dominican Republic. I have never seen so many smiles in my life....

Kingsmen Appreciating the Little Things One Week into Dominican Trip

Kingsmen Appreciating the Little Things One Week into Dominican Trip

A week into their Dominican Republic missionary trip, the Kingsmen are already noticing changes in the way they perceive their everyday lives.  “Our bad days are their best days,” says Darrien Whitaker. “I’ve been really keen on that as these people are so happy with...

July 15 – Matthew Gross

July 15 – Matthew Gross

”Today we went to El Penon and we gave out food bags and walked around to meet and pray for members of the church. After, we headed down to the baseball field to meet the team. They just got back from a 22-2 win but were still head over heels to play some more. I...

July 15 – Blake Bevis

July 15 – Blake Bevis

This is my first trip to the Dominican Republic, and it has been an amazing experience. Today, we traveled to El Penon and distributed food to wonderful families, toured the village, and then played a little baseball with the kids. A frequent theme that has emerged...

July 14 – Colin Patterson

July 14 – Colin Patterson

Today we played a game against the people of Boca de Chavon. It was a very fun game and I had a great time. One of my favorite parts of today was giving all the little kids eyeblack. When I asked them what design they wanted they all replied with “Christo.” This is a...

Kingsmen Win 9-1 Over Boca de Chavon

Kingsmen Win 9-1 Over Boca de Chavon

On Friday morning, the Kingsmen traveled to Boca de Chavon to play a local village team made up of players from different age groups. The game, which was played on a field that looked like it belonged in “The Sandlot,” was an opportunity for the boys to be kids again...

July 13 – Jack Davis

July 13 – Jack Davis

With this being my first ever trip to the Dominican Republic, the first three days have been completely eye opening. Today we spent the entire day hard at work putting a roof on our beloved friend and translator, Kike’s, house. It took six hours to complete, along...

July 12 – Aidan Rice

July 12 – Aidan Rice

This is my second trip to the Dominican Republic with Kingsmen Baseball and I am so glad I came back. Today we played Paulino Baseball Academy. Being able to compete with their players and interacting with them was special. Their love for the game of baseball and how...

Kingsmen Win 13-0 Over Paulino Academy

Kingsmen Win 13-0 Over Paulino Academy

After arriving in the Dominican Republic on Monday and spending the day with Orfanto Niñas de Cristo girls orphanage on Tuesday, the Kignsmen began their play Wednesday morning against Paulino Academy in San Pedro. Paulino Academy is a Dominican baseball organization...

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