45 Results for author: David Hubbs

Former Eugene Challengers Coach Lees Named Head Baseball Coach for Washington State

Marty Lees, who spent four summers as the head coach of the Bi-Mart Eugene Challengers, was named the head baseball coach at Washington State on Wednesday. Lees, who coached the Challengers from 2000-2003, has been an assistant coach/recruiting coordinator at Oklahoma State the past 3 years after spending 11 successful years on the staff at Oregon State ... More

Eugene Challengers Games Broadcast on KKNX

Radio station KKNX AM-840 returns for its fifth season as the radio home of Eugene Bi-Mart Challengers baseball. Most of the Challengers' Area 4 league games will be broadcast live on the Eugene/Springfield station (and streamed around the world at Radio84.com). In addition to the league games and all post-season action for the Challengers, the always ... More

Eugene Challengers Select Josh Riley as Head Coach

Josh Riley, the head baseball coach at Sutherlin High School and an assistant coach with the Eugene Challengers for the last two seasons, has been named the American Legion baseball team’s new head coach. Riley, 32, succeeds Todd Zeigler, who resigned late last year after six seasons at the helm because of the ongoing effects of multiple sclerosis. ... More

Health Issues Force Todd Zeigler to Step Down as Eugene Challengers Head Coach

Todd Zeigler’s last win with the Challengers was an upset of eventual Northwest Regional champs Waipahu. Todd Zeigler is stepping down as coach of the Eugene Challengers as he deals with the ongoing effects of multiple sclerosis. Zeigler, 42, coached the Challengers for the past six seasons, leading the American Legion baseball team to 212 wins ... More

First-Year College Players to Remain Eligible

First-year college players, as Jordy Thompson was in 2014, will remain eligible for Legion baseball. First-year college students will remain eligible to participate in American Legion baseball as long as they meet the 19-and-under age requirements, according to national American Legion assistant director for baseball Steve Cloud. A rule change, passed ... More