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Challengers open state against Dallas The Eugene Challengers will play the Dallas Dirtbags at noon Wednesday in the first round of the American Legion AAA Baseball State Tournament at Volcanoes Stadium in Keizer. Dallas swept Columbia Gorge in Regional B this weekend, including a 14-2 victory Saturday to clinch a spot at state against Eugene. The Challe... More

Twin City finds title win twice the fun

Twin City found some familiar faces in the opposing dugout for the Papa’s Pizza Invitational championship game Sunday. That made the 4-0 victory doubly satisfying for the Titans after five days of American Legion baseball at Swede Johnson Stadium. Twin City, from Richland, Wash., topped the Lewis-Clark Twins 4-3 in one semifinal game, then the Titans ... More

It’s one happy landing

Matt Land rarely makes an error at shortstop and has been a defensive staple for the Eugene Challengers for three years. Friday evening, he made two in the first five innings of the game, and he and the Challengers found themselves trailing the cross-town rival Willamette Valley Titans for much of the game. However, the Challengers punched their way back ... More

Eugene evens tourney record

After finding themselves on the wrong end of a one-hit shutout in a 10-0 loss on Wednesday, the Eugene Challengers came to the ballpark with a new approach on Thursday. The Challengers topped the 18U Zips of Seattle 3-0 at Swede Johnson Stadium on Thursday to improve to 1-1 in the Papa’s Pizza Invitational. Eugene kept its hopes of advancing to the ... More

Challengers, Titans open Legion tournament

The Eugene Challengers will host the 41st annual Papa’s Pizza Invitational American Legion baseball tournament at Swede Johnson Stadium this week. The 10-team tournament will begin at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday and finish Sunday with the championship game at 4:30 p.m. More

Challengers start league with sweep

They have plenty of new faces on their roster, but it was two veteran players who were clutch for the Eugene Challengers in their first league games Thursday night. The Challengers swept the Roseburg Doc Stewart’s in an Area 4 American Legion doubleheader at Swede Johnson Stadium, due largely to the efforts of third-year players Tanner Cantwell and ... More

New Voice of the Challengers

The Bi-Mart Eugene Challengers American Legion baseball organization is pleased to announce our new voice announcer Bill Crawford and our sixth season broadcasting games on the radio station KKNX AM (and soon to be streamed around the world at Radio84.com). Bill replaces Paul Yarbrough, who retired after announcing the Challengers for five seasons. Bill has ... More

41st Annual Papa’s Pizza Invitational Dates Announced

Bi-Mart Eugene Challengers announce the dates for the 2016 41st Annual Papa’s Pizza Tournament: June 22nd-June 26th, 2016 at Swede Johnson Stadium. We had to move the dates this year away from our Traditional 4th of July weekend because of the 2016 Olympic Track and Field Trials. For hotel and more information to come please visit our Papa's Pizza ... More

Bi-Mart Eugene Challengers Asst. Coach Karraker Name Ducks Pitching Coach

COURTESY: GODUCKS.COM RELEASE DATE: 01/12/2016 EUGENE, Ore. – Oregon head baseball coach George Horton announced today that Mitch Karraker will be the new Ducks’ pitching coach. Karraker replaces Dean Stiles who left to be the pitching coach at Florida International. Karraker has been a part of the Ducks’ program since its return before the ... More

Baseball Radio Broadcasting Position

The Bi-Mart Eugene Challengers, American Legion Baseball team, is seeking a radio broadcaster to provide coverage for all of their Area 4 league games over KKNX Radio 84 this summer.  Applicants should have previous broadcasting experience and the ability to coordinate broadcasts with KKNX station personnel.  They will also be responsible for seeking and ... More