Victoria host team announces coaching staff for Men’s Nationals

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – July 4, 2017 VICTORIA, B.C. – With less than two months until the 2017 Baseball Canada Men’s National Championship presented by Yates Street Taphouse, with national sponsor B.C. Lotteries Corp., the host Victoria team has finalized its coaching staff. Head Coach: Dave Diachuk Assistant Coach: Troy Birtwistle Assistant Coach: […]

HarbourCats Roll to Exhibition Win Over Mavericks

Victoria shortstop Noah Prewett turns the double play early in Monday’s game (Photo: Christian J. Stewart) Story and Photos by Christian J. Stewart July 3, 2017, Victoria, BC – The Victoria HarbourCats used a six-run seventh inning that included home runs from Kevin Collard and Tucker Johnson, to break open a close game and cruise […]

Cats Use Pitching and Defence to Sweep Black Bears

Victoria second baseman Nick Moroney takes a shot at the double play during the seventh inning Saturday (Photo: Christian J. Stewart) Story and Photos by Christian J. Stewart July 1, 2017, Victoria BC – The Victoria HarbourCats used some solid pitching from starter Adam McKillican and their bullpen, as well as some timely defence, to […]

Late Runs Once Again Propel Victoria Over Cowlitz

Victoria’s Ethan Lopez celebrates after scoring the go-ahead and eventual winning run in the bottom of the eighth inning Friday (Photo: Christian J. Stewart) Story and Photos by Christian J. Stewart June 30, 2017, Victoria, BC – The Victoria HarbourCats got a big swing early to take a 3-0 lead, but then needed a pair […]

Fireworks Come Early, HarbourCats Stage Dramatic Comeback to Give Eccles First League Win

With hair-a-flying, Victoria’s Noah Prewett prepares to be swarmed after driving in the winning run in the HarbourCats 12-11 walk-off, comeback win over Cowlitz on Thursday evening (Photo: Christian J. Stewart) Story and Photos by Christian J. Stewart June 29, 2017, Victoria, BC – In one of the wackiest baseball games to be played perhaps […]

Pitch-Perfect; Back-to-back shutout wins for HarbourCats

NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 28, 2017 CORVALLIS, WA—The Victoria HarbourCats (12-13) have been pitch-perfect the last two nights, shutting out the Corvallis Knights (14-10) in consecutive games after a 4-0 victory on Wednesday night. It was left-hander Jack Owen’s (Auburn) turn to pace Victoria to victory at Goss Stadium in Corvallis. The […]

HarbourCats rebound with shutout win

NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 27, 2017 VICTORIA, B.C. – The Victoria HarbourCats (11-13) rebounded from Monday’s defeat by recording their first shutout victory of 2017 on Tuesday night, 5-0 over the Corvallis Knights. The HarbourCats tied the three-game series at a game a piece with Corvallis (14-9) and in the process, end […]

HarbourCats to host Mavericks in non-league action

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 27, 2017 VICTORIA, B.C. – The Victoria HarbourCats are pleased to announce the scheduling of an additional non-league game at Royal Athletic Park on Monday, July 3. The HarbourCats will play the Victoria Mavericks at 5:00pm, a great way for people to relax at the end of the […]

HarbourCats stumble in opener at Knights

NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 26, 2017 VICTORIA, B.C. – The Victoria HarbourCats (10-13) continue to struggle against the Corvallis Knights (14-8), dropping the series opener in Corvallis on Monday night by a 9-1 final. The loss is Victoria’s third straight against the Knights in 2017. Corvallis drew the early lead, scoring a […]

Cats Comeback Falls Short, Sweets Take Series

Victoria’s Harrison Bragg hit a three-run home run in his very first at bat as a HarbourCat to tie the game 6-6 in the bottom of the eighth inning Sunday (Photo: Christian J. Stewart) Story and Photos by Christian J. Stewart June 25, 2017, Victoira, BC – The Victoria HarbourCats overcame a 6-1 deficit to […]

HarbourCats Use Long Ball to Thump Sweets

Victoria’s Noah Prewett crushes a two-run homer to left in the second inning Saturday. Prewett was one of four HarbourCats to launch a long ball in the 6-1 win over the Sweets (Photo: Christian J. Stewart) Story and Photos by Christian J. Stewart June 24, 2017, Victoria, BC – The Victoria HarbourCats used home runs […]

HarbourCats Bullpen Woes Continue in Loss to Sweets

Story and Photos by Christian J. Stewart June 23, 2017, Victoria, BC – The Walla Walla Sweets scored six runs off three different Victoria relievers to come away with a 6-4 win over the HarbourCats in West Coast League (WCL) action Friday night at Royal Athletic Park in Victoria. The Sweets win spoils what was […]

Corvallis Continues Offensive Dominance Over HarbourCats

Matt Kelly and his Corvallis teammates pounded out 12 hits and scored 14 runs Thursday to hand the HarbourCats a second consecutive loss on home soil (Photo: Christian J. Stewart) Story and Photos by Christian J. Stewart June 22, 2017, Victoria, BC – The Corvallis Knights picked up right where they left off on Wednesday, […]

Corvallis Uses Offensive Explosion to Dampen HarbourCats Faith

Corvallis’s Dillan Shrum (31) is congratulated after hitting a two-run home run in the first inning of the Knights’ 12-4 win over Victoria Wednesday (Photo: Christian J. Stewart) Story and Photos by Christian J. Stewart June 21, 2017, Victoria, BC – It was Faith Night at Royal Athletic Park Wednesday night, but clearly, whatever supreme […]

Zayicek, Huang, Bullpen Lead Victoria to Win Over Corvallis in Series Opener

Victoria’s Connor Whitney leads the pack for high-fives after the HarbourCats 4-2 win over Corvallis on Tuesday (Photo: Christian J. Stewart) Story and Photos by Christian J. Stewart June 20, 2017, Victoria, BC – Riley Zayicek hit a two-run home-run, Po-Hao Huang had the game winning RBI in the bottom of the eighth inning and […]