Cash Party Tickets Available
January 31, 2017
The River Bandits 2017 cash party will be held Saturday, April 1st at the Woodstock Moose Lodge.
You do not have to be a Moose member to attend. Three $1,000.00 cash prizes will be awarded.
Must be 21 to attend. Tickets are $40.00 and includes meal and beverages.
Doors will open at 5:30pm
2017 Schedule released
January 29, 2017
The 2017 schedule has been released. A printable version is available
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Help support the River Bandits while you shop
January 18, 2017
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Bandits name new coach for 2017
November 17, 2016
Greg Keaton Assistant Coach at Lenoir-Rhyne University has been named as coach for the 2017 season.
Coach Keaton is entering his fourth season as an Assistant Baseball Coach for Lenoir-Rhyne University in 2017. Keaton came to Lenoir-Rhyne after a six-year stint at USC Sumter (2008-13), the first six seasons of the program's inception. The Fire Ants compiled a 243-103 (.701) mark during those six years and won a pair of Region 10 Championships in 2009 (52-11) and 2011 (41-11) as Keaton worked primarily with the hitters and catchers. Keaton's previous collegiate coaching stops included Prince George Community College (Md.), Montgomery College-Rockville (Md.), Davis & Elkins (W.Va.) and West Virginia Tech.
Keaton's high school stints include Logan and South Charleston in West Virginia. At Logan, Keaton was part of four state championship teams as both a player and a coach and was selected to the Logan High School Hall of Fame in 2009.
As a summer head coach, Keaton worked in the Mount Athletic (Bash 22) and Great Lakes (Sandusky Baystars) and the Valley (Rockbridge Rapids) Collegiate Leagues in addition to serving time as mentor with the Logan and South Charleston Legion Teams. Keaton also served in the summer as an Assistant Coach in the Southern Collegiate League (Rock Hill, S.C.) and Northwoods League (Battle Creek Bombers) as well as several 18 and under teams in West Virginia and Ohio.
Keaton was an assistant coach (hitting coach) for the West Virginia Miners of the Prospect League in 2015 and 2016 and led the team to the league championship this past summer.
Keaton is a graduate of both West Virginia and Marshall University.
Four Bandit's named to VBL All-Star Tean
July 5th, 2016
Congratulations to the players that were selected from the Bandits. Pitcher Drew Mancuso, OF Danton Hyman, OF Jake Tisevich, and finally INF Nick Ward!
Bandits visit County Library
June 20, 2016
Several of the Bandit's visited the Shenandoah County Library in Edinburg to read with the kids.
Tisevich name Signs USA Player of the week
June 20, 2016
Woodstock River Bandit Jacob Tisevich has been named the Signs USA Player of the Week after a dominating offensive performance.
Bandits visit Pollywog place
June 17, 2016
Several of the Bandit's visited Pollywog Place to read and play a little ball with the kids at Pollywog Place in Woodstock.
2016 Major League Draft
June 13, 2016
Congratulations to former Bandit Michael O'Reilly for being selected by the St. Louis Cardnials in the 27th round. Michael played for the Bandits in 2014.
Good luck Michael!!!!!!
Supporting Central High School Girls Softball Valley Baseball League's River Bandits 2016 Preview
May 30, 2016
The players and coaches visited Central High School softball field to show support for the Girls softball team in their Region 2A East quarterfinal game, before starting their evening practice.
(Central won 4-1)
Valley Baseball League's River Bandits 2016 Preview
May 24, 2016
Article written by Valley Baseball League
Devenski gets the call
Astros call up former Bandit Chris Devenski. Read more
Cash Party Tickets Available
February 3, 2015
2016 cash party February 27th at the Woodstock Moose must be 21 to attend. You do not have to be a Moose member. Tickets are 30.00. Cash prize 1000.00.
Kyle Ward named as 2016 Manager
Kyle Ward pitching coach for Florence-Darlington Technical College, a junior college in South Carolina, will take over the helm for the 2016 River Bandits.
Chris Devenski leads Freso to AAA National Crown
See MiLB Article
River Bandit Staff help out at the Edinburg Old Time Festival Old Timers Baseball Game
Sep 21, 2015
Ralph Ritter and Porky Bowman were 2 of the Umpires, Craig Orndorff did the announcing and Larry Beazley managed/played for the Edinburg Team. Edinburg defeated the team from Strasburg 12-5.
Former Bandit Guido Knudson makes MLB Debut
Aug 22, 2015 Formar River Bandit Guido Knudson made his Major League debut with the Detroit Tigers.
Aug 5, 2015
With the 2015 season for the River Bandits over, The River Bandit organization would like to say THANK YOU to all the people who continue to support our organization each year. We have the best fans and community support that we could possibly ask for. We look forward to seeing you again next year. Bandit's season comes to an end
The 2015 season came to an end after a valiant late season surge.
The Bandits were eliminated from the playoffs by the Front Royal Cardnials in the first round of the playoffs. Losing the best of 3 series 2-1.
Bandits advance to playoffs
The River Bandits defeat Winchester 5-3 in 10 innings to advance to the first round of the North Division playoffs.
Game one of the playoffs will be Tuesday July 28th at Front Royal, Game time 7:30pm
Game two will be Wedensday July 29th at Woodstock at 8:00pm
Game Three (If needed will be Thursday July 30th at Front Royal
You can also follow the team
Bandits & Royals in 1 game play-in
The River Bandits will travel to Winchester on Monday, July 27th for a 1 game play-in to determine which team will advance to the post season.
Game time is 7:00pm at Winchester
Bandits in the news
Several articles from the Northern Virginia Daily about the River Bandits
Split Double Header
A BIG THANKS
We would like to extend a HUGE THANKS to the following for providing or sponsoring post-game meals after home games for the team this season.
Jerry & Sue Walters
Devon & Whitney Pence
Randy & Debbie Jones
Eddie & Kim Rinker
Kenny & Cindy Rinker
Mark & Lora Loving
Dan & Bonnie Bowman
Steve & Tina Heishman
Jay & Vicky Carnes
Shelby & Marie Lagona
Max & Nancy Hutton
Darin & Kim Ryman
Danny & Stacy Ritenour
Porky & Marsha Bowman
Norman & Shirley Kerber
George & Joyce Brinkley
Greg Hovatter & Tammy Heishman
Bandit's bats come alive
Monday, July 20th
Over the last 5 games the Bandit's bats have come alive in a BIG WAY!!!
The Bandit's have won 4 of their last 5 games. With a total of 74 hits, scoring a whopping 56 runs while giving up only 23.
Bandits became Samaritans
Several of the Woodstock River Bandits became the Woodstock River Samaritans for the day.
Players from the Woodstock River Bandits were on hand Tuesday to help out with the clean up at the Spring House Tavern on Main Street after the restaurant was flooded during the flooding that occured on Monday.
The Woodstock River Bandits Baseball Camps are designed to teach students skills, fundamentals, and knowledge of the game of baseball. Individual and team drills will be incorporated in daily activities as well as game competition. We will emphasize a positive learning environment in which each camper can improve his or her skills.
All Star Game
General Manager Robert W. (Porky) Bowman, Homerun Derby winner Justin Woods, Collin Nyenhuis, Coach Philip Betterly, Logan Hoggarth and Chris Ward.
Gary "Toad" Lambert
The Woodstock River Bandits are sadden to announce the passing of longtime fan and supporter of the team Gary "Toad" Lambert Our thoughts and prayers go out to his friends and family.
Players Named to 2015 All Star Team
The River Bandits had 3 players named to the 2015 All Star Team to be held Sunday, July 12th. The game will be played in Harrisonburg at Veterans Memorial Park in Harrisonburg, Va., at 7:30 p.m.
The gates open to the public at 3 p.m. Team batting practices will be from 3:30 to 4:50 p.m., followed by the 60-Yard Dash contest at 4:50 p.m. and the Home Run Derby at 5:20 p.m. The All-Star game begins at 7:30 p.m.
Bandits making the team repersenting the North are:
Logan Hoggarth, OF, Woodstock, Boston College (North Port, Fla.)
Collin Nyenhuis, SS, Woodstock, The Masters College (Vista, Ca.)
Chris Ward, RHP, Woodstock, Bates College (Pasadena, Ca.)
More Bandit's in the MLB
Monday June 22nd
Jon Popadics from the 2013 River Bandits team has signed with the Tampa Bay Rays
2015 Major League Draft
Tuesday June 11th
The River Bandits had four players selected in the 2015 MLB Draft.
First chosen was Andrew (Opie) Brodbeck who was chosen in the 9th round by the St. Louis Cardnials.
Opie played with the Bandits during the 2014 season.
Second was Steven Karkenny who was chosen in the 19th round by the Milwaukee Brewers.
Steven played with the Bandits during the 2013 season.
Third was Kyri Washington who was chosen in the 23rd round by the Boston Red Sox.
Kyri played with the Bandits during the 2013 Season.
Forth was Armando Ruiz who was chosen in the 29th round by the Oakland A's.
Armando played with the Bandits during the 2013 Season.
Congratulations to these fine young men for their accomplishments.
Good luck to all these fine young men.
Bandits visit Pollywog for a day of reading and fun
Tuesday June 9th
Several Bandit players & coaches spent today reading and playing with the pre-schoolers at Pollywog Place. Pre-schoolers were also given free tickets for tonights game vs Charles Town at 8:00pm.
See pictures Here
First Pitch 2015 Season Home Opener
Employees of City National Bank had some special help throwing out the first picth at the River Bandits Home Opener Friday Night.
City National Bank is one of the Bandit's faithful Corporate Sponsors
Monday June 1st, 6:30pm. Team Practice.
Tuesday June 2nd, 8:00pm Intersquad Scrimmage.
Wednesday June 3rd, 5:00pm Intersquad Scrimmage.
Thursday June 4th, 6:30pm Team Practice.
Friday June 5th, 7:00pm First game of the season at Winchester.
Saturday June 6th, 8:00pm First HOME Game vs Strasburg.
May 10, 2015
Information for this summers Promotions is available by clicking on the Promotions menu to the left
Baseball camp information
May 6, 2015
Information and registration form for this summers Baseball Camp is available by clicking on the Camps menu to the left
May 5, 2015
The season is just around the corner.
The roster for the 2015 season is now available by clicking on the roster menu to the left.
Cash party a success
March 23, 2015
The Woodstock River Bandits would like to thank everyone for making our cash party a giant success. And we are looking forward to a GREAT 2015 season.
Cash Party Tickets Available
February 3, 2015
2015 cash party March 21st at the Woodstock Moose must be 21 to attend. You do not have to be a Moose member. Tickets are 30.00. Cash prize 1000.00.
Advance 50/50 tickets also available for sale.