Florida State Sports Information Student Assistant Jon Lowell recently sat down with sophomore infielder Sherman Johnson. He discusses his summer experience in the Valley League where he played for the Covington Lumberjacks.
Category: Valley League
FROM BASEBALL AMERICA PRESS RELEASE DURHAM, N.C.–Mississippi and Washington State lead all schools by placing five players apiece on Baseball America’s top prospects lists for 18 different summer college leagues and Team USA. Last summer, Louisiana State and Texas each led the nation with five players apiece on BA’s summer league lists, and those two […]
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All Things Valley League has put together a Top 15 of the best hitters in the league during the 2008 season. The list is led by Florida International’s Tyler Townsend who had an outstanding summer with Winchester. He finished the season with a .387 average with 12 homers and 36 RBI in only 42 games. […]
The University of Kentucky had a great season in 2008 where they went 44-19. They ended up finishing in 3rd place in the Eastern Division in the SEC with a conference record of 16-14. The NCAA Baseball committee rewarded the team with the third seed in the Ann Arbor Regional. The Wildcats were knocked off […]
FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE DURHAM, N.C.-Louisiana State and Texas lead all schools by placing five players apiece on Baseball America’s top prospects lists for 19 different summer college leagues and Team USA. It’s the second straight year Texas has placed five players on BA’s summer lists.
FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE Luray, the #2 seed, completed a three games to none sweep of #6 Covington with a 4-0 victory on Tuesday night at Bulldog Field in Luray, Va. to capture the 2008 Valley Baseball League Jim Lineweaver Cup as league champions. Luray (37-15) dropped its first game in the playoffs against Harrisonburg […]
Thursday’s Games Staunton 6, Winchester 1, Staunton wins series 2-1 Blake McDade’s three-run homer in the first inning staked Staunton to the early lead, and the Braves’ pitching did the rest Thursday, as Staunton rolled past the Winchester Royals 6-1 to advance to the semifinals of the Valley Baseball League playoffs. FULL STORY
FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE While the regular season ended in May, several Golden Panthers are still taking swings and toeing the rubber as they take part in summer ball. Tyler Townsend has led the way this summer, putting up terrific numbers for the Winchester Royals of the Valley Baseball League. FIU’s leading home run hitter […]
VBL Week Eight Players of the Week Tyler Townsend, Winchester, 1B, So., Lewes, Del. (Florida International) Townsend had an impressive last week with a batting average of .565, 10 runs scored, 13 hits, six doubles, one triple, one home run, nine RBIs and 24 total bases in 23 at bats. His slugging percentage was 1.043 […]