2019 NCAA Baseball Season Begins Today – HarbourCats Keen to Keep Tabs on Season Seven Recruits

February 15, 2019 Victoria, BC – PLAY BALL!  That is the call that will be heard all across the United States today, as the 2019 NCAA College Baseball season officially begins.  Rest assured, the Victoria HarbourCats will be watching with a vested interest. There are more than 40 NCAA players, 25 of which have been […]

HarbourCats Announce 2019 School Spirit Day and Great Teacher Contest

Mayfair Optometric Clinic teaming up with HarbourCats to once again offer the field trip of the year! For Immediate Release February 14, 2019 Victoria, BC – The Victoria HarbourCats would like to invite all elementary, middle and high schools in Greater Victoria to come and spend a fun day at the ballpark at our fourth […]

HarbourCats Announce Coaching Change

Former MLB player and 2018 Associate Coach Todd Haney takes over Head Coaching  position FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 6, 2019 VICTORIA, B.C. — Todd Haney is the new Head Coach of the Victoria HarbourCats, announced today by Managing Partner/GM Jim Swanson. Haney will take the reins for 2019 in the first year of a two-year […]

HarbourCats Ownership Group Considers Adding WCL Team in Nanaimo

Topic Recently discussed at WCL meetings in Portland February 1, 2019 Victoria, BC – If all the ducks align, Vancouver Island could have two West Coast League (WCL) baseball teams playing by the 2020 or 2021 season. The ownership group of the Victoria HarbourCats, which includes John Wilson, Rich Harder, Ken Swanson and Managing Partner […]

HarbourCats GM Brad Norris-Jones Stepping Down

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 30, 2019 The Victoria HarbourCats are announcing today that Brad Norris-Jones is stepping down as General Manager of the organization effective January 31, 2019, for an opportunity that will be made known in the near future. “We want to thank Brad for his six seasons with the HarbourCats — we worked […]

HarbourCats to retire Eccles’ jersey, ‘Cats sign five more in advance of 2019 season

The first, and only, female player in WCL history, Claire Eccles, who made an impact beyond the diamond, will be honored by having her #8 jersey retired by the HarbourCats at the June 17 game against the Bend Elks.  January 28, 2019 For Immediate Release VICTORIA, B.C. — Two seasons and 11 appearances on the […]

HarbourCats games will be  a “Riot” in 2019 – New Beer Partner, Players Added to Roster

Award-winning Island brewery to provide the suds starting in 2019. January 21, 2019 VICTORIA, B.C. – The Victoria HarbourCats are excited to announce the addition of a new, award-winning name to the roster – Riot Brewing Co. Partnering with one of Vancouver Island’s most buzz-worthy craft breweries will make for a new attitude when HarbourCats […]

Spohn returning, Espinosa added, Washington State sending three players to Victoria

Middle infielder Harrison Spohn, here turning a double-play against Coquitlam in 2018, will return to the HarbourCats in 2019 (Photo: Christian J. Stewart) November 14, 2018 VICTORIA, B.C. — The relationship with both Cal Baptist and Washington State universities will be in full view again in 2019 for fans at Wilson’s Group Stadium at Royal […]

In November, we remember — and salute

First Responders and Military deserve the best from us all, and this is our best offer November 9, 2018 VICTORIA — If you’ve been to a HarbourCats game, you know what we think of our military and first responders. Wilson’s Transportation, every game, salutes a Canadian military member — past, present, even future with cadets […]

HarbourCats Announce 2019 West Coast League Schedule

(Above) – The three-time defending WCL Champion Corvallis Knights will help the Victoria HarbourCats open the home portion of their 2019 season on Friday, June 7, 2019 (Photo: Christian J. Stewart) November 1, 2018  For Immediate Release VICTORIA B.C. – The Victoria HarbourCats are pleased to announce their 2019 West Coast League (WCL) schedule, one […]

Runs for charity — MNP gives back through the HarbourCats

Victoria Foundation the beneficiary of charitable program during 2018 season Oct. 24, 2018 VICTORIA, B.C. – Victoria HarbourCats fans had extra incentive to cheer on the team this year thanks to a new fundraising partnership involving the baseball club and MNP. Through the new “Score for the Community” program at HarbourCats home games this past […]

All 2018 HarbourCats Photography Now Available for Viewing and Purchase

Need your fix of HarbourCats baseball?  Re-visit the 2018 season through the eyes of our photographer Christian J. Stewart, as all 2018 photography is now available on his website for viewing and purchase at www.harbourcatphotos.com From ceremonial first pitches, to anthems, to all the exciting game action and key moments, it is all there, including […]

HarbourCats Ink Four More for 2019, Three from U of Hawaii

The University of Hawaii’s Dustin Demeter, who played for the HarbourCats in 2018, will return in 2019 along with two other Rainbow Warriors (Photo: Christian J. Stewart) Victoria home to UH players for seventh consecutive season, four more players in total signed For Immediate Release Sept. 19, 2018 VICTORIA, B.C. — From one of the […]

Four Players Returning to Best Summer Ball City on Earth

Noah Prewett, Nate Walker, AJ Lewis and last year’s Player of the Year Nick Plaia (pictured above) headed back to Victoria For Immediate Release September 6, 2018 VICTORIA, B.C. — Every August, it’s the same conversation at Wilson’s Group Stadium at RAP — players asking the HarbourCats if they can be invited back for another […]

HarbourCats Announce First Player Signing for 2019 Season

Trevin Esquerra, a switch-hitter AND switch-thrower from Loyola Marymount, heading to Victoria September 4, 2018 VICTORIA, B.C. — It’s rare to be a switch-hitter in baseball — rarer still to be able to play both right- and left-handed on the defensive side of the ball. The first player signed and announced for the 2019 season […]