First time? Then you get in free!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 8, 2017 VICTORIA, B.C. – For those who have yet to attend their first Victoria HarbourCats game, here’s your chance to break the ice. Never been to a HarbourCats game? It’s time to change that. On June 12, you get in FREE. Introducing the Columbia Fuels “NEVER BEEN TO A […]

HarbourCats Lose Series Finale to Wenatchee but Make History as Claire Eccles Plays First Game

History was made Wednesday evening as Claire Eccles became the first woman to play in the West Coast League when she entered to pitch the eighth and ninth innings against Wenatchee. This was her first official pitch.  She gave up 2 runs on 1 hit in her 2 innings of work (Photo: Christian J. Stewart) […]

HarbourCats Rebound for Win Over Wenatchee in Game Two of Series

The HarbourCats Ethan Lopez (25 ) and the rest of the club celebrate the HarbourCats first home win of 2017 (Photo: Christian J. Stewart) Story and Photos by Christian J. Stewart June 6, 2017, Victoria, BC – With a number of players making their home debut on Tuesday night, the 2017 Victoria HarbourCats are starting […]

Bad Apples Spoil HarbourCats Home Opener

Wenatchee’s Adrian Vela (left) was the ‘Cats killer Monday, launching two, two-run home runs to finish with a 4-RBI evening (Photo: Christian J. Stewart) Story and Photos by Christian J. Stewart June 5, 2017, Victoria, BC – They say that turnabout is fair play.  After the Victoria HarbourCats spoiled the home openers of the Port […]

HarbourCats strike early, win rubber match over Pippins

NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 4, 2017 YAKIMA, WA— The Victoria HarbourCats have no problem being ready for games, scoring first in all four games early in the season. Early offense was backed by strong relief work in a 6-2 win to take the rubber game of their three-game weekend series against the […]

Big inning haunts HarbourCats in first loss of 2017

BREAKING NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 3, 2017 YAKIMA, WA—For the third straight game, the Victoria HarbourCats started strong, but they were unable to sustain it on Saturday, being done in by a seven-run sixth inning in an 11-4 loss to the Yakima Valley Pippins. The HarbourCats opened the scoring on a triple by […]

Can’t-miss Opening Night at RAP on deck

BREAKING NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 31, 2017 VICTORIA, B.C. – Opening Night, presented by Castle Building Centres, is what baseball fans wait all year for, like Christmas morning, and the HarbourCats home opener on this coming Monday, June 5 will not disappoint. The HarbourCats begin a three-game series against the Wenatchee AppleSox in […]

Bernie! Bernie!…Huang Powers HarbourCats to Exhibition Win Over Mavericks

Story and Photos by Christian J. Stewart May 30, 2017, Victoria, BC – If Tuesday night is any indication of things to come, the stands at Royal Athletic Park may be filled with chants of “BER-NIE! BER-NIE!” this season, as the HarbourCats first ever Taiwanese player – Huang Po Hao (AKA Bernie) – had a […]

Popeye’s muscles up for Mussels Throwback Jersey Days

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 29, 2017 VICTORIA, B.C. – Long-time Victoria baseball fans likely remember the iconic logo adorned by the Victoria Mussels from 1978-80. The HarbourCats, and Popeye’s Supplements Victoria, are bringing back the Muscles — er, Mussels. As the HarbourCats enter their fifth season in 2017, the first Victoria-based baseball […]

2015 star Kevin Collard returning to HarbourCats

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 25, 2017 VICTORIA, B.C. – Just days before the opening of the 2017 West Coast League season, the Victoria HarbourCats and head coach Brian McRae have re-signed a pair of veterans to help lead the club into Victoria’s fifth season. Returning is outfielder Kevin Collard, who starred for […]

HarbourCats announce exhibition game

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 23, 2017 VICTORIA, B.C. – Summer finally arrived in Victoria, just in time for the recent Victoria Day Long Weekend. Accordingly, the HarbourCats are pleased to announce pre-season events to kick off summer as the club makes its final preparations for it’s fifth season of West Coast League […]

‘Double-Double’ for HarbourCats, Tim Hortons

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 18, 2017 VICTORIA, B.C. – Already a major proponent of minor sports through Timbits Hockey and Timbits Baseball, Tim Hortons is now taking a swing at HarbourCats baseball. The HarbourCats are very pleased to announce that Tim Hortons has come on board as official naming sponsor of ‘Tim […]

HarbourCats sign pitcher Claire Eccles

Team Canada left-hander set to become WCL’s first female player  BREAKING NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 16, 2017 VICTORIA, B.C. – It is a landmark day for the Victoria HarbourCats, as the West Coast League club is proud to announce the signing of left-handed pitcher Claire Eccles, who is set to become the first […]

HarbourCats returning to Nanaimo

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 12, 2017 NANAIMO, B.C. — The Victoria HarbourCats are returning to the HarbourCity. The HarbourCats, of the West Coast League, a collegiate-elite baseball league with 11 teams spread through B.C., Washington and Oregon, will be making their third appearance at 50-year-old Serauxmen Stadium when they play a selection […]

Doug Hudlin Night, June 13 at RAP

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 8, 2017 VICTORIA, B.C. — A true pioneer of the Victoria community, on and off the baseball field, will be recognized this summer at Royal Athletic Park. The HarbourCats are very pleased to host Doug Hudlin Night on June 13 when the Port Angeles Lefties play the HarbourCats […]