46 Results for author: David Hubbs

Could you be the next head coach?

The Bi-Mart Eugene Challengers is seeking applications from people who would like to join our organization as our next Head Coach. The deadline to apply is November 15th. The Bi-Mart Eugene Challengers are a non-profit baseball organization located in Eugene, OR. We are affiliated with American Legion Baseball. Our home games are played at Swede ... More

Coach Riley Resigns

Josh Riley resigned as the Head Coach of the Eugene Challengers at the last board meeting. Citing family commitments for stepping down Josh hopes to remain with the Challenger organization in some capacity. His deep commitment and passion for the game of baseball remains. Josh has provided great leadership and direction for the Challengers organization for ... More

Longtime Eugene Challengers Fan Passes

Loleate Caroline McKay (1933 - 2018) Loleate Caroline McKay, of Eugene, passed away May 27, 2018 after a battle with brain cancer. She was 84. Loleate was born August 2, 1933 in Kulm, North Dakota to Alvin and Pauline (Harr) Haffner. Loleate met Barney McKay in Bay City High School on October 19, 1951. Two months later, on Christmas eve, Barney and ... More

Kellen Hobie returns to Challengers

Kellen Hobie returns to the Bi-Mart Eugene Challengers coaching staff in 2018. Hobie is a 2002 graduate of North Eugene High School and played for the Challengers in 2002 and 2003, primarily as a center fielder. He also played at Lane Community College in 2004 and 2005 and was first-team all-Southern Region outfielder in 2005. In 2006 and 2007, ... More

Eugene Challengers beat Corvallis in American Legion super regional opener

That coveted “W” stood as much for “whew” as it did “win” to the Eugene Challengers on Friday night. After they’d built an eight-run lead behind the solid starting pitching of Robby Ahlstrom, it took reliever Michael Moore’s strikeout with the bases loaded in the ninth to preserve a 10-7 victory over the Corvallis Marketmen in the first ... More

Sweep isn’t much of a challenge

The Eugene Challengers welcomed summer in with style, sweeping Klamath Falls in a doubleheader on Tuesday night at Swede Johnson Stadium. The defending Area 4 champions improved to 8-3 overall and 6-0 in league play after clipping the Falcons (2-10, 0-6) by scores of 10-0 (six innings) and 11-4. In the first game, Eugene starter Brock Townsend pitched a ... More

Austin Crowson takes unusual route from Monroe to the New York Yankees

Former Bi-Mart Eugene Challenger Austin Crowson has the chance to go from Monroe to the New York Yankees. “That doesn’t happen so much,” the 20-year old pitcher joked. “Anything can happen, that’s for sure.” The 6-foot-5, 210-pound left-hander was drafted in the 26th round of the Major League Baseball amateur draft out of Lane Community College ... More

Challengers well-armed

SPRINGFIELD — Even with a lineup full of new faces, the result remained the same for the Eugene Challengers. Coming off an Area 4 league title from last summer, the Challengers picked up a doubleheader sweep over the Willamette Valley Titans, winning 3-1 and 8-0 at John Young Field on Tuesday to improve to 2-1 this season. More

Former Challenger Cason Cunningham rediscovers baseball

Former Eugene Challengers player Cunningham resurfaces at Linfield College with former coach Manley after four years in Marines More

Former Challenger Player, Coach & Board Member

JANUARY 12, 2017 Stan Manley to lead Linfield Baseball program starting July 1 Baseball Coaching Chronology Stan Manley '82 led Sheldon High School, his alma mater, to two state baseball championships and an unprecedented 14-year run of success. Now, starting with the 2018 season, Manley will be calling the shots in the dugout of his college ... More