The Challengers to Play at the State Tournament

Klamath Falls, OR-- The Challengers are set to play in the opening game of the American Legion Oregon State Tournament. The team advanced to this placement after defeating the Willamette Valley Titans in a decisive doubleheader. Eugene's first state game will be against the Hillsboro Barbers at 10 A.M. in Klamath Falls. ... More

Our New Title Sponsor

Eugene Challenger Teammates and Fans, As a locally owned business of over 50 years, we believe it is important to support our community. Specifically youth programs, youth athletics, and our local schools.  We understand that sports teach young athletes about more than just a game. Hard work, dedication, teamwork, ... More

Dear Baseball Fans from Coach Niles

Dear Baseball Fans, I'm truly honored and excited to be selected as the Head Coach of the Eugene Challengers. The Challengers organization has been a first-class operation for several decades. With baseball opportunities for young athletes diminishing on a regular basis, the Challengers have not only survived but prospered ... More

Eugene Challengers gets a new winning coach

The Eugene Challengers American Legion baseball team will have a new coach this spring: Kenny Niles, a player and veteran coach, who will bring his knowledge and years of winning experience to the "squad. "On behalf of the entire Eugene Challengers organization, we are excited to have Coach Kenny Niles as the next head ... More

Eugene Challengers’ Tryouts May 23-25 2021

Every year, the Eugene Challengers hold a multi-day tryout to find the best 18 players from area schools to add to its roster. This year, those try-outs will be held at Swede Johnson Stadium from May 23 through May 25. The AAA try-outs are on coach recommendation or invitation only, and the times are as follows:  5/23 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... More