Matchups have been set for the 2017 Valley Baseball League playoffs.
The Valley Baseball League will join four other collegiate summer leagues in the Southern Collegiate Showcase.
Seven former players, coaches, and administrators have been elected as the second class of the Valley Baseball League Hall of Fame.
Waynesboro first baseman Zach Sterry and Front Royal pitcher Erne Valdes were the major award winners as the VBL announced its 2016 All-League teams.
The back-to-back defending Valley League champion Waynesboro Generals open the 2015 season Friday night at Linco Park at Kate Collins Field against their rival Staunton Braves.
Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham talks with Waynesboro Generals head coach D.J. King and general manager Tyler Hoffman for this special preview of the 2015 Valley League season. Can the two-time defending VBL champs make it a three-peat?
D.J. King had a pretty good first season as a head coach in summer baseball. King led the Waynesboro Generals to the 2014 Valley League championship, the second championship in a row for the Generals.
The Waynesboro Generals are repeat Valley League champions for the first time in the team’s 62-year history in the VBL, and Augusta Free Press was on hand to help bring the special night of action at Kate Collins Field to the world.
Join Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham on a live blog from Charles Town, W.Va., where the Waynesboro Generals have a chance to win their second straight Valley League championship.
Waynesboro Generals fans give their team a nice send off as the Generals make their way to Charles Town, W.Va., for Game 2 of the Valley League championship series. A win would give Waynesboro its first back-to-back VBL championships in the team’s 91-year history.
Waynesboro Generals starting pitcher Griffin Krieg put in seven strong innings, and a Mike Marcinko three-run sixth-inning double broke open a close Game 1 battle, lifting the defending Valley League champs to an 11-1 win over the Charles Town Cannons in Game 1 of the VBL Finals.
Fans are invited to Kate Collins Field at 1 p.m. Tuesday to help send the Waynesboro Generals on the road to Charles Town for Game 2 of the Valley League championship series.
Covington had the go-ahead run on first base with nobody out in the ninth, but Waynesboro Generals reliever Will Lowman was able to get out of the two-on, no-out jam, and the Generals advanced to the Valley League championship series with a 4-3 win over the ‘Jacks in front of 825 fans at Kate Collins Field Sunday night.
A three-run Mike McClellan double keyed a five-run Waynesboro Generals fifth, and Micah Gorman pitched into the eighth inning in a strong outing on the mound, lifting Waynesboro to a 6-4 win over Covington in Game 1 of their Valley League semifinal series Friday night.
A seven-run fifth broke open a close game, and the Waynesboro Generals advanced to the second round of the 2014 Valley League playoffs with a 10-4 win over the Aldie Senators.
Eugene Vasquez was 3-for-4 with three RBI, and the Waynesboro Generals got just enough pitching to defeat the Aldie Senators, 8-6, in Game 1 of the best-of-three first-round Valley League playoff series at Kate Collins Field Tuesday night.
A dominant performance from starting pitcher Ryan Castellanos lead the Harrisonburg Turks past the Covington Lumberjacks 3-1 in Game 1 of the VBL quarterfinals.
Employees at Vector Industries got a nice treat last week – lunch provided by the Waynesboro Rotary Club, including burgers cooked by members of the Waynesboro Generals baseball team.
Waynesboro seemed to put the Staunton Braves on cruise control with a seven-run eighth, but the Braves actually brought the tying run to the plate after trailing by seven with two outs in the ninth before the Generals finished off a wild 14-11 victory Wednesday night.
Valley League scoreboard for July 13, plus updated league standings and upcoming VBL schedule.
Waynesboro right-handed pitcher Jordan Harmon was named the Valley Baseball League’s D-Bat Player of the Week for June 23-29.
A two-out, two-run Eric Kalbfleisch double broke a 1-1 eighth-inning tie, lifting the Harrisonburg Turks to a 3-1 win over the Waynesboro Generals at Kate Collins Field Saturday night.
Valley League scoreboard for June 25, plus updated league standings and upcoming VBL schedule.
Jeff Schank and two relievers combined on a five-hit shutout, and a Kyle Pitts squeeze play RBI gave Waynesboro the only run it needed in a 1-0 over Valley League-leading Front Royal Tuesday night at Kate Collins Field.
Valley League scoreboard from June 22, plus updated league standings and upcoming VBL schedule.
The Covington Lumberjacks scored two in the first and four in the third and coasted from there to an 8-3 win over the Waynesboro Generals Sunday night.
Valley League scoreboard from June 21, plus updated league standings and upcoming VBL schedule.
Valley League scoreboard from June 16, plus updated league standings and upcoming VBL schedule.
Rain continues to wreak havoc on the Valley League scoreboard. Here is the latest look at scores, standings and the upcoming VBL schedule.
The Waynesboro Generals are hitting just .205 as a team through the first fifth of the 2014 Valley League season. So how is it that the defending VBL champs are atop the league standings at 8-1?
Front Royal infielder Hunter Newman (Trevecca Nazarene College) was named the Valley Baseball League D-BAT Player of the Week on Monday, June 9.
Valley League scoreboard from June 9, with updated league standings and the upcoming VBL schedule.
Updated Valley Baseball League standings and upcoming schedule.
Valley League scores, standings and updated schedule from June 4.
The Waynesboro Generals (1-0) picked up right where they left off in 2013 with a 4-1 win over the New Market Rebels on their opening night of the 2014 Valley Baseball League season.
More than a few Waynesboro Generals baseball fans were mildly upset that the opening ballgame of their team’s second-round 2013 Valley Baseball League playoff series was called by rain only after the team had made an hour-plus bus trip to the field to find out that the home team had somehow neglected to put its tarp down on the field before what turned out to be a brief storm had hit.
Be careful how into the game you get this summer at your favorite local Valley League park. Any deemed overexuberance might get your team fined by the league commissioner.
Brian O’Connor first broached the topic after his UVa. baseball team had squeaked past Clemson, 3-2, in the teams’ series opener. Then after the ‘Hoos nipped the Tigers 1-0 on Sunday, it was time to go in depth on the topic of, no offense, but, well, yeah, no offense.
Legendary baseball coach Mike Bocock isn’t exactly taking the summer off from coaching. Bocock, who led the Waynesboro Generals to the 2013 Valley League championship, his eighth in 25 years as a VBL coach, stepped down from the job after hoisting the Jim Lineweaver Cup in August, but Bocock will be patrolling the dugout for a new team this year.
After five summers helping lead the team from the front office and board of directors, I am stepping away from the Waynesboro Generals.
Chris Graham, the editor of AugustaFreePress.com and the voice of the Waynesboro Generals, interviews new Generals head coach D.J. King. King, an assistant coach at the University of South Carolina-Aiken, takes over for legendary Valley League coach Mike Bocock, who led Waynesboro to the 2013 VBL championship.