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 […]

HarbourCats, Shamrocks celebrate summer together

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 5, 2017 VICTORIA, B.C. — One the highest level of baseball played on Vancouver Island, the other is the cream of the crop in lacrosse. The Victoria HarbourCats and Victoria Shamrocks organizations are pleased to be teaming up to celebrate each other in the summer of 2017. As […]

Bahamian hurler headlines newest signings

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 3, 2017 VICTORIA, B.C. – Head coach Brian McRae and the Victoria HarbourCats have bolstered their pitching staff less than a month ahead of the 2017 West Coast League season, signing right-handed pitcher Chavez Fernander. The team has also added offensive punch, signing outfielders Ryan Hooper and D.J. […]

Sorry guys — ‘Ladies Only Night*’ at RAP

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 1, 2017 VICTORIA, B.C. – No men allowed*. That will be the case on Thursday, June 22 at Ladies Only Night presented by Emery Electric. Yes, there is that wonderful “baseball asterisk*” to this event. Men are welcome of course, with a donation to Ovarian Cancer Canada. The […]