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.
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 ...
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 ...