HarbourCats Make History, Clinch Playoff Berth in Front of Record Crowd

Story and Photos by Christian J. Stewart (ISN) June 30, 2016, Victoria, BC (ISN) – It has been a magical West Coast League (WCL) season so far for the Victoria HarbourCats and that magic continued at Royal Athletic Park (RAP) on Thursday, as the HarbourCats rolled to an unprecedented 18th win in a row with […]

HarbourCats hit Home Run with Tobacco-free Partnership

Release from Vancouver Island Health Authority: VICTORIA – Island Health and the Victoria HarbourCats baseball club are teaming up to knock chewing tobacco out of the park this summer, educating youth, players and fans about the benefits of tobacco-free sports – especially the dangers of smokeless tobacco products. Known as “chew,” “dip,” or “snuff,” chewing […]

Harbourcats Make WCL History

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 27, 2016 The Victoria HarbourCats defeated the Wenatchee AppleSox, 7-4 at Paul Thomas Sr. Field in Wenatchee, WA on Monday evening and made history, establishing a new West Coast League record for consecutive victories with 15. Right-hander James Kannenberg (San Francisco/0-1, 1.68 ERA) made his fourth start of […]

RBC Hits a Grand Slam With HarbourCats

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 27, 2016 The Victoria HarbourCats are pleased to announce that RBC has joined the HarbourCats as a GRAND SLAM PARTNER for the 2016 season and beyond. This partnership with RBC providing includes premium RBC signage at the park in multiple locations, video commercials during regular season and playoff […]

McAffer named WCL and National Pitcher of the Week

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 21, 2016 VICTORIA, B.C. – Right-handed pitcher Will McAffer (South Dakota State) had a dominant week for the Victoria HarbourCats that has earned him two major accolades. McAffer started two games during the week of June 13-19, pitching a total of 11.2 shutout innings on just four hits […]

Late Heroics Gives HarbourCats Franchise Record Win Streak

Victoria’s Riley Guntrip was all smiles after launching his first career WCL home run, a line drive over the right field fence that pulled the HarbourCats into a 3-3 tie in the bottom of the fourth inning (Photo: Christian J. Stewart / ISN) Story and Photos by Christian J. Stewart June 18, 2016, Victoria, BC […]

Record number of HarbourCats drafted in 2016

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 11, 2016 VICTORIA, B.C.— The Victoria HarbourCats are very proud to announce that 2016 produced the largest class of HarbourCats selected in the Major League Baseball draft with a total of Eight current or former HarbourCats drafted. Headlining the list is 2013-15 HarbourCats infielder, Alex De Goti. INF […]

New Field Level Box Seats at RAP

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 2, 2016 VICTORIA, B.C.—The Victoria HarbourCats are excited to unveil the finished product of the major off-season project at Royal Athletic Park, the addition of field level box seats behind home plate. FIELD LEVEL BOX SEATS AT RAP New for 2016, field level box seats are available for […]

Wilson named Victoria Business Person of the Year

A member of the HarbourCats local ownership group, and giant of the Victoria business community, has had a major award bestowed upon him.  At the annual Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce Business Awards held at the historic Fairmont Empress Hotel on Thursday evening, John Wilson was named  2016 Victoria Business Person of the Year. Wilson, […]

Topoozian began Fresno State pipeline

By Jonathan Hodgson In a relatively short time since beginning play in the West Coast League, the Victoria HarbourCats have forged and identity as a destination for some of the best talent coming from many elite college baseball programs in NCAA division 1 baseball. In 2013, the HarbourCats joined the very well established and connected […]

HarbourCats and PBL go hand in hand

By Jonathan Hodgson At the core of the HarbourCats mission is a commitment to promote the game of baseball, better the lives and careers of athletes, and positively affect the communities in which they serve on Vancouver Island.  With that in focus, the West Coast League club is set to host the annual British Columbia […]

School Spirit Game at RAP

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – April 28, 2016 Victoria B.C- The Victoria HarbourCats are excited to announce plans for Businessperson and School Spirit Day for Literacy with Mayfair Optometric Clinic at the HarbourCats game on June 16. On Thursday, June 16 the HarbourCats will play the Gresham GreyWolves at RAP with a special first […]

Forces Fridays return to RAP

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – April 25, 2016 Victoria B.C- The Victoria HarbourCats are pleased to once again present Forces Fridays presented by Galaxy Motors as a salute to our military.  All active and veteran Canadian forces members will be able to purchase tickets for the HarbourCats five Friday home games for a reduced […]

HarbourCats, Wilson’s, Flight Centre staging Mariners vacation

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 11, 2016 Victoria, B.C- The Victoria HarbourCats, Wilson’s Transportation and Flight Centre have combined to offer fans an exciting opportunity to travel to Seattle to watch the Toronto Blue Jays and Seattle Mariners series at Safeco Field on September 19-21, while spending two nights at Tulalip Resort and […]

VIATEC Party Deck the place to be

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 16, 2016 Victoria, B.C- The Victoria HarbourCats are pleased to introduce the VIATEC Party Deck to be featured at Royal Athletic Park for select West Coast League games in 2016. Victoria Innovation, Advanced Technology and Entrepreneurship Council (VIATEC) began in 1989 as a way to connect people, knowledge […]