State Tournament Ends Challengers Season 39-14

Eugene, OR- The Challengers season came to a close July 31, 2019, after a 5-4 loss to the Medford Mustangs in the final game of the State Championship. This loss deeply resonated with fans after a similar 4-3 loss against Medford on July 29 in an extra inning. The Challengers fought hard throughout the other tournament ... More

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 ... 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

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 ... 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 ... 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 ... More

Eugene Challengers’ Tryouts May 31 – June 3

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 May 31 through June 3. Who should try out?  Boys, age 15 - 19, from Churchill, Marist, North Eugene, Sheldon, Willamette, ... 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 ... More