Lefties take down Cuba in historic game on Canadian soil

The Port Angeles Lefties and Union de Reyes from Matanzas Cuba made history on June 2 at Wilson’s Group Stadium, as the Lefties became the first American WCL team to play a team based in Cuba.  Story by Josh Kozelj  Photos by Christian J. Stewart BOXSCORE VICTORIA — The Port Angeles Lefties hopped across the […]

Alumni defy Father Time, defeat 2019 HarbourCats in Alumni Classic

Local boy Austin Russell is all smiles as he joins his HarbourCat alumni team members pregame, Russell was not only one of the first HarbourCat signees back in their inaugural season, but a WCL All-Star selection in Victoria’s first season in 2013.  Story by Josh Kozelj  Photos by Christian J. Stewart  VICTORIA — The Victoria HarbourCats […]

WildPlay, TELUS help make Victoria history with ZIPLINE

New attraction added to HarbourCats games at Wilson’s Group Stadium at Royal Athletic Park May 29, 2019 VICTORIA, B.C. — It’s a first in the history of the City of Victoria — a zipline attraction within city limits. The Victoria HarbourCats have teamed up with WildPlay, a local company famous for its outdoor adventure parks […]

HarbourCats complete coaching staff, veteran crew

Clockwise from top left:  Head Coach Todd Haney will be assisted in 2019 by Curtis Pelletier, Jason Leone, John Schnaderbeck, Ian Sanderson, and  Troy Birtwistle who are all back  for 2019. May 28, 2019 VICTORIA, B.C. — Todd Haney is ready for his first season at the helm of the Victoria HarbourCats, and he’ll do […]

HarbourCats home games televised LIVE on SHAW

Community channel to have 16 games for 2019 season, produced by GO LIVE BROADCASTING May 27, 2019 VICTORIA, B.C. — It’s time for the Victoria HarbourCats to GO LIVE again, with SHAW. The HarbourCats, entering their seventh season in the West Coast League, are pleased to announce a partnership with SHAW and GO LIVE BROADCASTING […]

International Series a summer-long theme, highlights start of 2019 season

Greater Victoria Sports Tourism Commission takes the field May 27, 2019 VICTORIA, B.C. — As the people of Victoria know well, the words ‘sport’ and ‘tourism’ have become very important and intertwined — boosting the local economy. And the HarbourCats are front and centre when it comes to summer sports tourism in Victoria. The HarbourCats […]

Gabe Clark returning to Victoria, highlights June 1 Alumni Classic roster

First-ever Peninsula Co-op Alumni game features many past star pitchers, hitters May 24, 2019 VICTORIA, B.C. — He was the original big bomber of the Victoria HarbourCats, and he used his time here to become a drafted and signed professional. Gabe Clark, an Oregon State product who went on to a pro career in the […]

Now serving: HARBOURDOGS, at HarbourCats games

Food service a key component of games at Wilson’s Group Stadium at RAP May 23, 2019 VICTORIA, B.C. — One thing has always been for sure at Victoria HarbourCats games — the menu is affordable, and varied, satisfying nearly all tastes. This year, thanks to a partnership with B&C Foods/Centennial Foods, and Maple Leaf Foods, […]

Two impact Canadian pitchers sign for 2019

Goodall returns, Twins draft pick Cade Smith added, along with big bat Butler from Illinois State May 22, 2019 VICTORIA, B.C. — There’s a term that refers to the top starter for a college baseball team — Friday Night Starter. The Victoria HarbourCats have added two legitimate aces in right-handers Garrett Goodall, of Embry-Riddle in […]

HarbourCats announce first FAN FEST, presented by Tally-Ho Carriage Tours

Meet the team’s players, staff, and two Tally-Ho ‘stars’ on May 31 May 22, 2019 VICTORIA, B.C. — One of the great staples of Victoria’s history downtown will mesh with the city’s top summer sports team on Friday, May 31 — and the winners will be the fans. In a free event at Wilson’s Group […]

2019 Season Preview: A Sit Down with the reigning Player of the Year, Nick Plaia

Story by Josh Kozelj Photos by Christian J. Stewart  VICTORIA, B.C. — The first goal that comes to mind for Nick Plaia, as he prepares to return to Vancouver Island this summer for the HarbourCats, is to hang a West Coast League championship banner in the rafters of Wilson’s Group Stadium. Plaia is a California […]

Miracle man Brock to throw out first pitch of season

Original fan Brock Parrott (above with wife Margarie and the HarbourCats Rachel Swanson) will give HarbourCats’ seventh season a memorable start May 17, 2019 VICTORIA, B.C. — The HarbourCats have had many memorable ceremonial first pitches in their first six years of existence — among them, Vegas shooting survivor Sheldon Mack and those who saved […]

HarbourCats hosting events for newcomers, and for networking this summer

Fueling commerce, connections and banking through the enjoyment of baseball! May 9, 2019 VICTORIA, B.C. — It’s hard to believe, but there are still some people who haven’t experienced Victoria’s best summer sports value — Victoria HarbourCats Baseball. What isn’t hard to believe is that over the years, many have tasted HarbourCats Baseball for the […]

HarbourCats Travelling Road Show to Visit Nanaimo, Duncan in 2019

Another full house is expected at Serauxmen Stadium in Nanaimo when the HarbourCats take their show on the road for a game on Friday, June 28. May 7, 2019 VICTORIA, B.C. — With apologies to the Toronto Raptors, “We The Island.” The Victoria HarbourCats, who have a strong history of taking their baseball show on […]

Flight Centre, HarbourCats teaming up on trip to Seattle

First chance for Blue Jays fans to see Vladimir Guerrero Jr. at T-Mobile Park May 6, 2019 VICTORIA, B.C. — All the talk in the sports world right now is about one young Toronto Blue Jays star in the making, and Flight Centre and the HarbourCats have teamed up to offer a trip to Seattle […]