‘Cats fend off Elks to move into a tie for first in division

Trevor Paro throws his hands up in celebration from third base after hitting a triple in the first inning of tonight’s game against Bend. (Photo by Christian J. Stewart) Story by Josh Kozelj  Photos by Christian J. Stewart  BOXSCORE VICTORIA — On a blustery night at Wilson’s Group Stadium at Royal Athletic Park, the Victoria […]

Hays, Wehsener collect two RBI each to help HarbourCats edge Elks in series opener

Tanner Haney fires towards first and completes a double play Monday night against the Elks. (Photo by Christian J. Stewart) Story by Josh Kozelj  Photos by Christian J. Stewart  BOXSCORE VICTORIA — The Victoria HarbourCats (7-5) rallied in the sixth to overcome an early deficit and defeat the Bend Elks 5-3 Monday night on Claire […]

Series Preview — Victoria HarbourCats vs. Bend Elks / Jun. 17-19

Jedd Fagg (right) is congratulated by his brother Jaaxon (left) after Jedd hit a 2-RBI single in the bottom of the 10th to give the HarbourCats a 5-4 win over the Bend Elks last season. (Photo: Christian J. Stewart) WHERE: Wilson’s Group Stadium at Royal Athletic Park, Victoria, B.C. WHEN: June 17- 6:35 p.m., June […]

Falcons walk off HarbourCats in extra inning thriller

Nick Plaia does a jig after doubling in a game last season against Kelowna. (Photo: Christian J. Stewart) Story by Josh Kozelj  BOXSCORE KELOWNA — Tyler Grissom’s RBI double in the 11th proved to be the difference maker in Kelowna, as the Falcons (2-7) avoided a series sweep and walked off the Victoria HarbourCats (6-5) in […]

‘Cats clinch series in Kelowna, win streak reaches three

Harrison Spohn’s three RBI’s and two hits helped lead the way for the HarbourCats in a 12-1 blowout victory over the Kelowna Falcons. (Photo: Christian J. Stewart)  Story by Josh Kozelj  BOXSCORE KELOWNA — One night after plating 15 runs in a blowout series opening victory, the Victoria HarbourCats (6-4) followed up their offensive explosion by […]

Bateman Foundation and HarbourCats team up to celebrate Salt Spring Island

For Immediate Release June 14, 2019 Victoria, BC – The Bateman Foundation and The Bateman Foundation Gallery of Nature are teaming up with the Victoria HarbourCats for a celebration of baseball and Salt Spring Island on Saturday June 29th, 2019. The Foundation will be the official charity for the HarbourCats game against the Kelowna Falcons […]

Series Preview — Victoria HarbourCats vs. Kelowna Falcons / Jun. 14-16

Nick Plaia is congratulated after scoring one of his four runs in the HarbourCats 18-7 win last season over the Kelowna Falcons (Photo: Christian J. Stewart) WHERE: Elks Stadium, Kelowna, BC WHEN: June 14- 6:35 p.m., June 15- 6:35 p.m., June 16- 6:05 p.m. LISTEN LIVE GAMELIVE HISTORY: Victoria leads all time head-to-head series 19-11 […]

Local infielder Jason Willow returning to HarbourCats

June 14, 2019 VICTORIA, B.C. — There will be a return engagement for Jason Willow with the Victoria HarbourCats. The local infielder, 20, is coming off a successful sophomore season at UC-Santa Barbara, where he hit .267 with one home run and 20 RBIs for the Gauchos in 43 games played, also stealing five bases. […]

Early scoring, strikeouts, help Pippins snag series opening win against HarbourCats

Nick Adams added an RBI in the fourth inning, but it wasn’t enough as Pippins reliever Mark Woinarowicz shut out the HarbourCats in the games final five innings. (Photo: Christian J. Stewart)  Story by Josh Kozelj  BOXSCORE YAKIMA, WA — The Yakima Valley Pippins’ (6-1) pitching staff combined for seven strikeouts, and scored four times in […]

Special guest to be in Victoria, as we remember Humboldt

Karen Doerksen and family welcomed by HarbourCats, July 19-20 June 12, 2019 VICTORIA, B.C. — It will be an emotional night to remember, and a night to show our collective love and support. The Victoria HarbourCats and The Wilson’s Group of Companies have made arrangements to welcome Karen Doerksen and her family to Wilson’s Group […]

Series Preview — Victoria HarbourCats vs. Yakima Valley Pippins / Jun. 12-13

Former Pippin Brad Beesley tries in vain to reach second base, as he is tagged out by ex-HarbourCat shortstop Harry Shipley on a steal attempt back in the summer of 2017. (Photo: Christian J. Stewart) WHERE: Yakima County Stadium, Yakima, WA WHEN: June 12- 6:35 p.m., June 13- 6:35 p.m. LISTEN LIVE GAMELIVE HISTORY: Yakima […]

The ‘CatCast: Episode #2 with Nick Plaia

Photo by Christian J. Stewart In the second edition of The ‘CatCast, Mike Edwards and Josh Kozelj talk to 2018 HarbourCats Player of the Year Nick Plaia. We discuss having his college teammates Harrison Spohn and Matt Amrhein in Victoria, his progression over the past season at Cal Baptist, along with his goals for the […]

Ninth inning rally propels Cuba to win over Victoria

Cuban third base coach Jorge Oliveras gives a signal, and screams out a command to his players in the field. (Photo: Christian J. Stewart)  Story by Josh Kozelj  Photos by Christian J. Stewart  BOXSCORE  VICTORIA, June 10, 2019 — Essiel Fuentes powered Team Cuba with a complete game gem on the mound, and his teammates ensured […]

Philadelphia Phillies Come Calling for HarbourCats Gessner

Josh Gessner, pictured above in action against Cuba last Sunday, leaves the HarbourCats, after agreeing to a pro deal with the Phillies. June 10, 2019 VICTORIA, B.C. — The Victoria HarbourCats are announcing that right-handed pitcher Josh Gessner, a native of Australia who had a scholarship to attend Tulane University as a freshman this fall, […]

Cats Scratch Out Win in Series Final With Knights

Starter Cade Smith and HarbourCats bullpen skewer the Knights in series finale. Story and Photos by Christian J. Stewart BOXSCORE June 9, 2019, Victoria, BC –  Newcomer Emilio Nogales had an RBI single to help the HarbourCats jump out to a 2-0 first inning lead, en route to an eventual 4-1 win over the Corvallis […]