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Tom Sox Claim Title in Tense Winner-Take-All Game Three

- The Turks congratulate the Southern Division Winner, the Charlottesville Tom Sox, for winning their first VBL Championship and the Jim Lineweaver Trophy with a 2-1 victory over the Strasburg Express. The Tom Sox had a great 32-10 regular season record and a 38-11 overall record. They accomplished this in their third year of being a […]

Craport Surprises In Minors

- VBL Experience Helped Former Turk Chase Dream By Phil D’Abbraccio Daily News Record Staten Island, NY – Before last summer, Georgia Tech assistant coach Jason Howell presented a few options to Trevor Craport for where he could play his summer baseall. The Valley Baseball League, they decided, was the best one. “I was willing to […]

2017 All-VBL Team Named

- The 2017 All Valley Baseball League Team has been released. The Turks had two players named to the 2nd Team; catcher Tony Beam (UTSA) and RHP Mason Studstill (E. FL State).  Beam posted .375 BA in 26 games and 96 at bats, with 9 runs, 36 hits, 6 doubles, 5 walks, and 16 RBI’s. Studstill posted […]

Matt Young POTW 8

- Turks PoTW Week 8 Congratulations to RHP Matt Young (Oklahoma City) being named Turks Player of the Week 8. Young pitched well for the Turks in the final week of the season. In two starts Young threw 11 innings, took a no decision and a tough-luck 2-1 loss for an 0-1 record.   He allowed just 8 […]

Turks Fall in Game 1 to Generals 2-1

- HARRISONBURG, Va. (7/29/17) – Benches clear but no blood was shed as the Harrisonburg Turks (21-22) suffer their second straight game being shutout and lose to the Waynesboro Generals (21-22) 2-0. This game was the first of the best of three series in the first round of the playoffs. Tomorrow’s game at Waynesboro is a must […]

2017 VBL Postseason Set to Begin

- Valley Baseball League Matchups have been set for the 2017 Valley Baseball League playoffs. In a league that hasn’t seen a team sitting more than one game out of first place make the finals since 2014 (Charles Town), the favorites may seem clear. The division leaders (Purcellville and Charlottesville) have remained unchanged since early in […]

Turks Turn It Around

- Start Valley League Playoffs Tonight As Second Seed Written by Phil D’Abbraccio Daily News Record Harrisonburg – In Bob Wease’s eyes, the last team standing after the Valley Baseball League playoffs isn’t always the best one. “I wish the season would end just a little bit earlier so the boys could get out of here […]

Lumberjacks Blank the Turks 2-0

- HARRISONBURG, Va. (7/27/17) – Covington (14-28) out hits and puts more runs on the board then Harrisonburg to beat them 2-0 Thursday night low-scoring contest. Covington ends their season on a good note with a shutout and the Turks finish second in the South. Leadoff batter and third baseman Caleb Walls lead the way for […]

Turks Rally Late To Beat Braves

- Written By Shane Mettlen Special Correspondent Daily News Record STAUNTON – There’s a huge difference between going 0-for-5  at the plate and 1-for-6. Just ask Elliott Cary. The Harrisonburg outfielder finally got his first hit Wednesday in the top of the ninth inning when he blasted a two-out double off the wall in right to […]

Harrisonburg Turks SportsWatch – July 27, 2017

- Written By Jackson Long Sports Communications Intern  TURKS HOST COVINGTON FOR LAST REGULAR SEASON GAME The Harrisonburg Turks (21-20) host last place Covington (13-28) tonight at Veterans Memorial Park. This is the last regular season game for both teams, as the Turks will be moving to the playoffs and the Lumberjacks season will come to […]

Harrisonburg Turks SportsWatch – July 26, 2017

- Written By Jackson Long Sports Communications Intern  TURKS PLAY AT STAUNTON TO AVOID THREE LOSSES IN A ROW The Harrisonburg Turks (20-20) play against the Staunton Braves (19-21). The race for second place is still on in the second to last game of the season, as these two teams as well as Waynesboro are fighting […]

Turks Fall to TomSox 4-2

- Written By Jackson Long Sports Communication Intern HARRISONBURG, Va. (7/25/17) – Everything was set up for another Harrisonburg Turks (20-20) late comeback, but they couldn’t get the runs needed and fall to the Charlottesville TomSox (30-10) 4-2. Haiden Lamb led the way for the TomSox, going 3-for-4 with a RBI. Signs USA Player of the […]