April 7, 2008
coach 2,000th game at LCSC
Baseball – vs. College of Idaho
(2), 4 p.m., Tuesday, April 8, LCSC’s
Harris Field; vs. College of Idaho, 2
p.m., Wednesday, April 9, LCSC’s Harris
Field; at Concordia, 3 p.m., Friday,
April 11, Portland, Ore.; at Concordia,
1 p.m., Saturday, April 12, Portland,
Ore; at Concordia, 1 p.m., Sunday, April
13, Portland, Ore.
LCSC Warrior Watch, 7
p.m., Thursday, April 10, KLEW-TV. This
week's guests are runner Kyli Astle,
baseball player Brian Ward, and tennis
player Alyson Peck.
Women’s track – at Eastern
Washington University Invitational 3
p.m., Friday-Saturday, April 11-12,
Men’s tennis –
Gonzaga, noon, Sunday, April 13,
Lewis-Clark State College’s legendary
baseball coach Ed Cheff will reach a
milestone on Tuesday, barring any bad
the Warriors take on College of Idaho in a 4
p.m. doubleheader at LCSC’s Harris Field,
Cheff will be coaching in his 2,000th game
at the Lewiston college in the opener.
who currently has a 1,588-407-4 record, is
in his 32nd year as the Warriors coach and
has one of the most impressive collegiate
baseball resumes for any level. His teams
have won at least 38 games every season and
have won 50 or more games 17 times. In 1983,
his team won a school record 69 games.
Cheff, LCSC has won 15 NAIA World Series
national titles in the last 24 years. His
teams played in 11 consecutive national
championship games during 1982-92, and have
won 111 World Series game.
began his coaching career at LCSC on March
4, 1977 in a 15-0 win over Northwest
Nazarene. That was the first of 197 shutouts
LCSC posted under Cheff, while his Warrior
teams have been shut out only 30 times,
including just seven in the last 14 years.
His teams went 266 straight games during
2001-05 without being shutout.
year’s team had a 23-game win streak snapped
over the weekend, which is the third longest
in school history. LCSC won 27 straight in
1986 under Cheff, which is the school
record. On the other side, LCSC has never
lost more than five consecutive games under
Cheff, and the last time that happened was
Cheff’s teams have scored 10 or more runs in
890 games, and also have scored 20 or more
runs in 78 games. The Warriors have scored
30 or more runs four times.
his career, Cheff has coached against 167
different teams from 42 states and Canada.
a career-best 135 wins against Central
Washington, which also is the team he has
faced the most in his LCSC career (157
year’s squad stands 29-4 overall and lost
two straight games to Dixie State University
in the bottom of the ninth inning over the
weekend. The Warriors are hitting .365 as a
team and are averaging 13.3 runs per game.
Kyle Greene, who became only the ninth
player in NAIA history to hit two grand-slam
home runs in a game on Saturday, leads the
Warriors with a .475 average with 11 home
runs, 50 RBI and 16 doubles. Mickey Pingree
is hitting .432, while Sean Halton is at
Warrior pitching staff has a 3.30 earned run
average and has struck out 281 batters while
issuing 107 walks. Matt Fitts is 5-0 on the
season, while Michael Guerrero and Blaine
Hardy are both 5-1.
faces a busy week with six games in six
days. After Tuesday’s doubleheader, LCSC and
College of Idaho then wrap up the three-game
series at 2 p.m. on Wednesday. The Warriors
then hit the road to face Concordia in
Portland in single games Friday-Sunday.
I standings – (Note, LCSC’s games do not
count in the region standings) – British
Columbia 10-3 in Region, 16-15 overall;
Concordia 8-5, 11-14; College of Idaho 7-5,
15-16; Corban 4-9, 7-18; Oregon Tech 4-11,
Warriors will trek to Cheney for the 37th
annual Pelluer Invitational Track and Field
Meet at Woodward Field on Friday and
expected to compete in the meet including
NCAA Division I schools Eastern Washington,
Montana, Washington State, Gonzaga, and
Idaho, along with LCSC, Seattle University,
Community Colleges of Spokane, and
LCSC track teams were in Boise last Friday
and Saturday to participate in the Idaho Cup
against Idaho State, Boise State, Northwest
Nazarene and the College of Idaho.
Hantau led the men’s side for the Warriors
with a second-place finish in the
5,000-meter steeplechase, while Melissa
Neuman led the Warrior women by placing
third in the javelin, fifth in the discus,
and seventh in the hammer throw.
a two-week break, the Warrior men return to
action on Sunday when they take on Gonzaga
at noon in Spokane.
two teams met to open LCSC’s season on Jan.
21, with Gonzaga claiming a 4-3 win. The
Zags won four of six singles matches,
including two in the third set, to hold on
for the win.
is 10-9 overall and only has one match
remaining after Sunday, which is on April 20
against Green River Community College.