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Laase to Join Turks Coaching Staff

- A new addition to the coaching staff this year is Valley League veteran George Laase, who will be entering his 11th season in the league.  George will be serving as the Associate Head Coach for the Turks.  Coach Laase was the former manager of the Staunton Braves for the past five seasons, leading them to the playoffs […]

2018 Turks Schedule Released

- The 2018 Valley Baseball League opens on Friday, June 1st with the Turks actually being off that day. The Turks will open their season on the road at John Moxie Stadium against the Staunton Braves on Saturday, June 2 and then traveling to Woodstock to face the River Bandits on Sunday, June 3rd.  The Turks […]

Coach Bob Wease Reconnects with Former Turks at ABCA Convention

- The game of baseball presents so many benefits to those involved. Coaches have the privilege of being a vital part of young men’s lives, players have the opportunity to learn not only a game but learn important life lessons with a small knit group of teammates and coaches, and player’s families add to their extended […]

Throwback Turks Jersey Fundraiser

- The time has come to give former Players and Coaches the chance to own their Throwback Turks Jersey 1990-2004.  This Edition was worn from: 1990 through 2004. Numbers range from 1 – 58. Some numbers are already gone. Fans, your chance will come later. Many Turks from this era played professionally including MLB all-stars and […]

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 […]