"AA" Twins State Information

"AA" Twins State Information
Coeur d alene, Idaho

STATE Schedule "A" LC CUBS

STATE Schedule "A" LC CUBS

2016-8th Annual Steak Out!

Plan now to attend our major fundraising event to support the LC Twins and Cubs! The 8th Annual Steak Out will be held Saturday, February 13th, 2016 at the Nez Perce County Fair Building. This is an exciting new date with new format. There will be a live and silent auction as well as live music by Dr Z & the MD's for your listening and dancing pleasure! Hope to see you all there!

5:00 - No-host Social Hour
6:00-8:00 - Dinner
8:30-12:30 - Music and Dancing
*Live Auction will begin prior to Music.

District Schedule for "A" Cubs

District Schedule for "A" Cubs
updated 7.24.15 5:20 pm

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Twins and Cubs tryouts will be Tuesday, June 2nd at Harris Field. Parent/Player picnic will be at 5:00 p.m., Thursday, June 4th,at Harris Field. Information regarding the picnic will be handed out to players at tryouts. Parents, be prepared to pay your $700 player fee at the picnic, and please note that checks will be cashed immediately. Opportunity to reimburse your player fee will be provided through season pass sales. Schedules will be posted once they are finalized, but Twins open on the road Friday, June 5 at Treasure Valley Stars. Cubs open Saturday, June 6, at home with a DH vs. Lakeland, 5:00 and 7:00 p.m.


LC Twins

LC Twins
Team getting ready for game

2014 Little League Clinic

2014 Little League Clinic

2013 Steak Out

The 5th Annual Steak Out was held January 5, 2013, and by all accounts it was a huge success. Nearly 360 people were served a delicious barbecued steak dinner with all of the trimmings, browsed through a silent auction boasting over 160 items, and danced to the outstanding live music of the LC Valley's own Coltrain. In addition, items including a Walla Walla wine tour, New Meadows cabin, Gonzaga basketball tickets, a snowmobile trip and more were auctioned live prior to the entertainment. The Steak Out is L-C American Legion's largest fundraiser, and it raises nearly 25% of the amount needed to fund the Twins and Cubs for a season. We would like to thank all who attended or supported this event through donations, purchases, or helped in any way. There are too many to mention in this space, but we greatly appreciate the efforts of so many in our community to make this event successful.

Our BBQ chefs!

Enjoying the 2013 Steak Out

We Are Not Just About Baseball!

Community Service is very important to L-C American Legion Baseball, and on June 18, Twins players put this philosophy into action by volunteering at Wild Animal Rehabilitation of Idaho, Inc. This facility helps care for injured, orphaned and abandoned wildlife. Most animals are restored to the wild after they are able, while others live on site if they are unable to survive in the wild on their own. 45 acres of natural habitat and enclosures require much work to maintain. Players helped to clear debris and logs as well as put gravel onto pathways. Thank you Tim Cochnauer for this opportunity to give back to our community!

Connor, Brett and Aaron add gravel to a pathway

Sawyer clears logs and debris

Jake, Ryan, and Randy make a new friend

Jake, Brett, Connor, Tim Cochnauer, Sawyer, Aaron, Randy, Kyle and Ryan after a morning's work

Thanks for a Great Steak Out!

Our largest fundraiser of the season was held Saturday, January 7 at the Nez Perce County Fair Pavillion. Nearly 400 people enjoyed delicious grilled steak, salad, baked potato, roll and refreshments. We also featured a silent auction of a large variety of items donated by generous community members, board members and players' families. In addition, we auctioned 10 items in a live auction - a Walla Walla Wine Tour, Coeur d'Alene and New Meadows Lake Cabins, National Rodeo Finals tickets, Trailblazer, Gonzaga Basketball and Mariners VIP packages - just to name a few. Topping off the evening were the fabulous Kingpins providing live entertainment. They are an amazing band! Patrons danced until well after midnight! We would like to thank everyone involved in this exciting event for all of their hard work in making it a huge success!

2014 Harris Field

2014 Harris Field

Before the doors open

Patrons enjoy dinner and silent auction

Veterans Day, 11/11/11

Veterans Day, 11/11/11
Thank you to all the men and women - and their families - who have served and continue to serve our country!

Lewis-Clark American Legion Post 13 Announces 2011 Baseball Award Winners

Lewis-Clark American Legion Post 13 Announces 2011 Baseball Award Winners
L-R: Brett Martin (Cubs - offense), Kyler Brooks (Cubs - pitcher), Kyle Knigge (Twins - offense), and Tyler Presby (Twins - defense). Not pictured: Devin Jones (Cubs - defense), Isha St. Martin (Cubs - most inspirational), Layton Bush (Twins - pitcher), and Ryan Roth (Twins - most improved)
On October 22, 2011 Post 13 held a "Youth Recognition Dessert" at the Legion Hall to honor select youth awards recipients of the two Legion Baseball teams as well as its Girls' and Boys' State delegates. At the request of the post, 2011 Twins' coach Kent Knigge and Cubs' coach Justin Miller selected an offensive and defensive player and pitcher of the year, as well as a most improved player for the Twins and a most inspirational player for the Cubs. This year, Kyle Knigge (offense), Tyler Presby (defense), Layton Bush (pitcher), and Ryan Roth (most improved) of the Twins; and Brett Martin (offense), Devin Jones (defense), Kyler Brooks (pitcher), and Isha St. Martin (most inspirational) were honored for their achievements. Congratulations!

2011 Merit Award Winners

Kyle Knigge - Twins
Kyler Brooks - Cubs

Merit awards were selected by members of each team who voted for the player they felt best exhibited exceptional leadership both on and off the field. These players will have their names displayed during the upcoming season on the left field wall at Harris Field. Congratulations Kyle and Kyler!

2011 Twins Merit Award Winner Kyle Knigge, Head Coach Kent Knigge, and Post 13 Commander Orlan Ranstrom

3rd Annual Josh "Burto" Burton Memorial Alumni Game

3rd Annual Josh "Burto" Burton Memorial Alumni Game
The 3rd annual memorial alumni game was played in memory of former Twins players Josh Burton, Jack Maurer, and Randy Beck - the latter two who passed away since the last alumni game. Pictured are members of the Burton, Maurer and Beck families: Bruce and Connie Burton, Brian, Katie, Grayson and Allie J Burton; Terrie Evett, Dennis and Kevin Maurer; Sue and Jamie Beck, and Betsy and Grady Sutton.

Current Twins players greet former Twins and Cubs alumni players and members of the Burton, Beck and Maurer families at the 3rd Annual Josh "Burto" Burton Memorial Alumni Game. Orange was worn in tribute to Jack Maurer's favorite color.

Brian Burton congratulates Beau Kerns on recieving the Josh Burton Memorial Scholarship in the amount of $1,530 at the 3rd annual Josh "Burto" Burton Memorial Alumni Game. This scholarship is awarded to a Twin who plans to further their baseball career in college. Beau will be attending Wenatchee Valley Community College in the fall. Congratulations, Beau!

Grayson Burton throws out the first pitch while Grady Sutton waits his turn!

Fun at 2nd Annual Youth Baseball Night!

On June 8, the rain stayed away long enough for about 60 Little League and Babe Ruth baseball players to spend the afternoon with the Twins and Cubs coaches and players during our second annual Youth Baseball Clinic. Following two hours of instruction, kids were treated to free hot dogs and sodas. Everyone all had a great time. With their new t-shirts, the kids will be able to watch any Cubs or Twins regular season game free of charge all summer! Thanks to Patti Meshishnek and Sharon Conley for organizing this event!

Getting two hands on a grounder!

Getting bunts down at the bunting station

Beau demonstrating follow-through at the pitching station

Working on a lefty curveball!

Parent/Player Picnic not quite a Rainout!

Even though a rain and hailstorm blew through our parent/player picnic May 26, everyone was able to socialize, eat, and finalize paperwork and concessions shifts - at least until the food and paper got soaked! It's been a rainy spring so far, but we look for sunnier days ahead! The Twins open with a road game Monday, May 30 at Walla Walla, and the Cubs open June 8 at Asotin. Good Luck Teams!

Randy Fuller (CHS-Twins) and Tyler Charlo (LHS-Cubs) seek shelter from the storm!

Debbie Willey, Kevin Kracke, and others sign up for the best concessions shifts!

Players socialize before the rain delay!
The Twins and Cubs will be travelling in style this summer in our new (well, new to us!) van! With reclining seats and rear storage, there should be plenty of room to spread out during road trips. Special thanks to Mark Evett, who drove the van from Las Vegas to Lewiston; to Joe Hall who negotiated the purchase and provided for the graphics along with donating passenger vans from his dealership the past two seasons; and to the board members who have diligently raised and saved funds. It is so rewarding to see the fruits of our labor!

L-CALB Implements new DAT policy

The Board of Directors of both L-C American Legion Baseball and Post 13 have a approved a new Drug/Alcohol/Tobacco Policy which is in effect immediately beginning with the start of the 2011 playing season. The new policy allows for random testing of players and coaches for drugs and alcohol and outlines the penalties for testing positive. Upon selection to either the Cubs or Twins, parents and players will be asked to sign a consent form in front of a notary public. This will take place at the parent/player picnic on May 26. Picture ID (driver's license or student ID) will be required when signing. For a closer look at the policy, please refer to the link under the "links" section on this site. There's also a link to a corresponding article featured in the Lewiston Morning Tribune May 17, 2011.

Letters of Gratitude

Letters of Gratitude
Kyler, Tyler, Reece, Beau, Zach, Matt, and Kyle deliver letters of gratitude to area veterans during Veteran's Day activities on November 10. Players delivered more than 100 letters thanking veterans for their service to our country.