May 20, 1965 — A total of 13 players including a new manager have signed to play for the Luray Colonials of the Shenandoah Valley Baseball League this season with quite a number to be signed to contracts later.
The new manager is Del Norwood, coach at Washington-Lee High School in Arlington, who has had about 10 years of professional baseball experience. He may also play some for Luray during the season.
Others signing were: Cecil Brubaker, Gerald Judd, Ikey Miller and Jerry Barkman, all of Luray. Barkman who once played for Detroit in the American League, now lives in Luray.
~ From the public archives of the Page News and Courier
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