HarbourCats Continue Strong Relationship with D1 Baylor, sign three Bears for 2021

Pitching staff bolstered with four new recruits For Immediate Release October 15, 2020 VICTORIA, BC – Some of the key players in HarbourCats history, especially over the last few years, all have one thing in common – Baylor University. In 2017 it was the likes of Tucker Johnson, Davis Wendzel and Luke Boyd who helped […]

HarbourCats Add Catching and Infielder Depth for 2021

Three 2020 signees and Canadian Junior National Team member and former Langley Blaze Russell Young (above) highlight recent additions For Immediate Release October 2, 2020 VICTORIA, B.C. — The COVID-19 pandemic not only cancelled the 2020 HarbourCats season, it also stalled the debut of a number of quality players in HarbourCats blue and white. The […]

HarbourCats Launch CCBC Team and Indoor Training Facility

HarbourCats Hitting Coach and Head of Player and Youth Development Curtis Pelletier stands in the new HarbourCats Players Club Training Centre in the old squash courts on Cook Street (Photo: Christian J. Stewart) September-to-May season for college students, team named Golden Tide For Immediate Release September 23, 2020 VICTORIA, B.C. — Victoria is adding collegiate […]

HarbourCats staying local for first three signings of 2021

Noah Takacs (left), Josh Walker (centre) and Erich Luchies (right)  to be HarbourCats rookies in 2021 For Immediate Release Sept. 21, 2020 VICTORIA, B.C. — It’s a very large step from high school baseball to the college ranks. It’s an even bigger one to collegiate summer leagues, where the best of the best earn prestigious […]

WE’RE UP FOR AN AWARD! Join us for the party Saturday Night!

WE’RE UP FOR AN AWARD! Join us for the party on Saturday night! The Victoria HarbourCats are finalists for the CUSTOMER SERVICE category with the Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce annual Business Awards. Usually, this is a major gala, but the pandemic put that away this year, so the awards are being shown on CHEK TV […]

Edmonton is home to the West Coast League’s newest franchise!

The HarbourCats and Harvey will have some new fowl to feast upon in 2021, as the Edmonton Riverhawks, now the FIFTH Canadian team, will be joining the West Coast League in 2021! For Immediate Release September 16, 2020 EDMONTON, AB – Baseball Edmonton is proud to announce the arrival of the Edmonton Riverhawks! The new […]

Kamloops NorthPaws to Join West Coast League for 2021 Season

HarbourCats and Kelowna Falcons gain another Canadian rival as West Coast League continues to expand. September 9, 2020 KAMLOOPS, B.C.: Canada’s Tournament Capital just added another sports team to its roster, the Kamloops NorthPaws. The announcement on September 9 was surrounded by much socially distanced fanfare at Norbrock Stadium, the home of the NorthPaws when […]

Island Rival Nanaimo NightOwls Name New Head Coach

Former Georgia State and German National Team Head Coach Greg Frady to take helm of NightOwls in 2021 August 26, 2020 NANAIMO, B.C. – The first Head Coach of the Nanaimo NightOwls brings a wealth of experience, networking, and community service to the role, to lead the team in its West Coast League debut in […]

“101 for 2021” – HarbourCats Launch 2021 Season Ticket Drive

This (above) could be you! – HarbourCats looking for 101 (and more) new season ticket holders between now and October 30. August 14, 2020 VICTORIA, BC – Come join us on the bandwagon, if you’re not there already. After the complete cancellation of their 2020 season because of the COVID-19 crisis, the Victoria HarbourCats are […]

HarbourCats Lock Up Head Coach Haney Through 2023

Popular ex-MLBer Todd Haney (foreground above) to be at the HarbourCats helm for the next three seasons August 5, 2020 VICTORIA, BC – It has been an interesting season for the Victoria HarbourCats, with their full 2020 schedule cancelled because of the COVID-19 pandemic, however that has not stopped the team from preparing for the […]

HarbourCats to feast on new prey in 2021 – Introducing the NightOwls

Nanaimo NightOwls to take flight in 2021 – Instant rivalry with HarbourCats is born! July 15, 2020 NANAIMO, B.C. – The lights, the history, the proud First Nations lore. And the world-famous dessert that helped make the City of Nanaimo a household name, all combined. Nanaimo’s WCL team naming has been unveiled – they will […]

Nanaimo WCL team naming, branding to be unveiled

Event set for Wednesday, July 15, 7pm at Serauxmen Stadium in Nanaimo — streamed online, with Zoom fan meeting to follow July 10, 2020 NANAIMO, B.C. — Finally, Nanaimo, you will get to meet your team. The West Coast League summer collegiate baseball team that will arrive in 2021 and begin play at historic Serauxmen […]

It’s time to toss socks for Anawim, July 14

Even without a gameday, some gameday promotions need to go ahead FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 3, 2020 VICTORIA, B.C. — HarbourCats games focus on community, and helping those in need — even without the games, that can be done. The team is happy to announce that even without games this summer, the HarbourCats will be […]

Baseball or not, we celebrate Canada Day!

HarbourCats to hold come-n-go, and virtual gathering on June 30, following the fireworks tradition (Above: HarbourCats PA announcer Dan Salmon (right) and his father Chuck enjoy a previous Canada Day at the Park). For Immediate Release June 25, 2020 VICTORIA, B.C. — It’s become a tradition in Victoria, eight years and counting, and it’s one […]

HarbourCats Pay Tribute to Juneteenth

Today is Juneteenth. As HarbourCats, community members, co-workers and friends, we felt we really needed to say something to recognize this day, this time in history, and the effects we are still seeing today, on a global scale.  We discussed many possibilities of how to approach it, what statement do we make…and finally realized, it’s […]