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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

Dirtbags get Challengers messy in state opener

KEIZER — The Eugene Challengers fell 16-3 to the DeMarini Dirtbags of Dallas at Volcanoes Stadium in the opening round of the American Legion baseball state tournament on Wednesday. Eugene jumped on the board early and seemed to take control of the game when Matt Land, Brock Townsend and Tanner Cantwell all scored in the top of the first to give the ... More

Briefly The REGION

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