Victoria HarbourCats

Cuban third base coach Jorge Oliveras gives a signal and screams out a command to his players in the field. (Photo by Christian J. Stewart)

Cubans down Victoria HarbourCats 5-2 in Monday evening action

Cuban pitch Essi Fuentes leads a strong visiting squad

Cuban third base coach Jorge Oliveras gives a signal and screams out a command to his players in the field. (Photo by Christian J. Stewart)
The Victoria HarbourCats have teamed up with VicPD to make a police-themed jersey (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)

Victoria HarbourCats show support for VicPD with new jersey

Players will sport the new look at four upcoming ‘Friday Forces’ games

The Victoria HarbourCats have teamed up with VicPD to make a police-themed jersey (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)
Cuba’s Union de Reyes bested the Victoria HarbourCats 10-2 Sunday evening. (Kevin Menz/News Staff)

Visiting Cuban squad bests Victoria HarbourCats

Second Cuban visit a life-changing experience for teams

  • Jun 3, 2019
Cuba’s Union de Reyes bested the Victoria HarbourCats 10-2 Sunday evening. (Kevin Menz/News Staff)
Harvey the HarbourCats mascot was the first one to test out the stadium’s new zipline (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)                                Harvey the HarbourCats mascot was the first one to test out the stadium’s new zipline (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)

VIDEO: New zipline opens at Victoria’s Royal Athletic Park

Spectators can now cruise down the field during Victoria HarbourCats games

Harvey the HarbourCats mascot was the first one to test out the stadium’s new zipline (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)                                Harvey the HarbourCats mascot was the first one to test out the stadium’s new zipline (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)
New charity ballgame to mark Doug Hudlin Day in Victoria

New charity ballgame to mark Doug Hudlin Day in Victoria

Late, beloved longtime umpire to be honoured with Hudlins vs. Fernwood game, June 8 at RAP

New charity ballgame to mark Doug Hudlin Day in Victoria
The Victoria HarbourCats have teamed up with Flight Centre to offer one lucky fan the chance to win a $1,000 travel credit to anywhere their heart’s desire. (File Photo/Black Press Media)

Victoria HarbourCats and Flight Centre giving away trip to lucky fan

Last year’s winner’s trip delayed due to cancer battle but he’s now in Vegas

The Victoria HarbourCats have teamed up with Flight Centre to offer one lucky fan the chance to win a $1,000 travel credit to anywhere their heart’s desire. (File Photo/Black Press Media)
Victoria HarbourCats looking to expand

Victoria HarbourCats looking to expand

Leadership group looking to start a Nanaimo team in 2020

  • Feb 1, 2019
Victoria HarbourCats looking to expand
The Victoria HarbourCats announced Wednesday that Brad Norris-Jones is stepping down from the organization effective Jan. 31, for an opportunity that will be made known in the near future. (HarbourCats)

Victoria HarbourCats GM steps down

Brad Norris-Jones pursues a new opportunity

The Victoria HarbourCats announced Wednesday that Brad Norris-Jones is stepping down from the organization effective Jan. 31, for an opportunity that will be made known in the near future. (HarbourCats)
Victoria HarbourCats’ pitcher Ethan Fox hurls one toward the plate during 2018 West Coast League baseball action game at Wilson’s Group Stadium. The Cats announced their 2019 season schedule today. Don Descoteau/Victoria News

HarbourCats nail down 2019 West Coast League baseball schedule

Another busy summer planned for Victoria’s collegiate level ballclub

Victoria HarbourCats’ pitcher Ethan Fox hurls one toward the plate during 2018 West Coast League baseball action game at Wilson’s Group Stadium. The Cats announced their 2019 season schedule today. Don Descoteau/Victoria News
Lee Richardson, executive director of Braefoot Community Association, in the HarbourCats van that the Braefoot association uses for its youth programming and more. Travis Paterson/News Staff

HarbourCats van ticketed at Braefoot Park

Braefoot association dinged $50 for parking baseball team’s van

Lee Richardson, executive director of Braefoot Community Association, in the HarbourCats van that the Braefoot association uses for its youth programming and more. Travis Paterson/News Staff
Victoria HarbourCats’ Ryan Ober leaps to grab a throw as a Portland player dives into second base, during Wednesday night’s West Coast League baseball game at Wilson’s Group Stadium in Victoria. The Pickles posted a 10-3 victory to eliminate the Cats from playoff contention on the last day of the regular season. Don Descoteau/Victoria News

Baseball’s HarbourCats wind up WCL season with loss to Pickles

Victoria needed a win to make the league playoffs, now looks ahead to 2019

Victoria HarbourCats’ Ryan Ober leaps to grab a throw as a Portland player dives into second base, during Wednesday night’s West Coast League baseball game at Wilson’s Group Stadium in Victoria. The Pickles posted a 10-3 victory to eliminate the Cats from playoff contention on the last day of the regular season. Don Descoteau/Victoria News
WATCH: Busy exhibition weekend follows WCL sweep for HarbourCats

WATCH: Busy exhibition weekend follows WCL sweep for HarbourCats

Victoria baseball club prepares to close out regular season, gunning for playoff spot

WATCH: Busy exhibition weekend follows WCL sweep for HarbourCats
Victoria fans can watch HarbourCats baseball against the Corvallis Knights on Wednesday (July 18), as well as enter a draw for a funeral and wills package. Don Descoteau/Black Press

HarbourCats giving away funeral/cremation prize pack at Wednesday game

West Coast League club will draw for end-of-life package for one lucky, forward-looking fan

Victoria fans can watch HarbourCats baseball against the Corvallis Knights on Wednesday (July 18), as well as enter a draw for a funeral and wills package. Don Descoteau/Black Press
HarbourCats’ Jedd Fagg (right) is congratulated by his brother Jaaxon after hitting a two-run single in the bottom of the 10th to give Victoria a 5-4 win over the Bend Elks at Wilson’s Group Stadium. Jedd Fagg and two teammates are headed to the West Coast League all-star game next week in Port Angeles. Photo Christian J. Stewart/Victoria HarbourCats

Tuesday’s HarbourCats hero joining two teammates at WCL all-star game

Jedd Fagg hits walk-off two-run single in 10th, Victoria beats Bend 5-4

HarbourCats’ Jedd Fagg (right) is congratulated by his brother Jaaxon after hitting a two-run single in the bottom of the 10th to give Victoria a 5-4 win over the Bend Elks at Wilson’s Group Stadium. Jedd Fagg and two teammates are headed to the West Coast League all-star game next week in Port Angeles. Photo Christian J. Stewart/Victoria HarbourCats
Victoria third baseman Jason Willow makes a play against Bellingham in Saturday evening’s West Coast League game. The local baseball product went four-for-12 at the plate in his first weekend with the HarbourCats, but Victoria lost two of three games to the North Division-leading Bells, including 4-3 on a late home run Sunday. (Photo by Christian J. Stewart/Victoria HarbourCats)

Late Bellingham homer sinks HarbourCats at home

Visiting Bells take two of three West Coast League games in Victoria, Cats off to Walla Walla

Victoria third baseman Jason Willow makes a play against Bellingham in Saturday evening’s West Coast League game. The local baseball product went four-for-12 at the plate in his first weekend with the HarbourCats, but Victoria lost two of three games to the North Division-leading Bells, including 4-3 on a late home run Sunday. (Photo by Christian J. Stewart/Victoria HarbourCats)
Unfurling a banner dedicated to the memory of late Greater Victoria umpire Doug Hudlin before the HarbourCats game Sunday were City Coun. Marianne Alto (left), niece Barbara Hudlin and Cats’ players Justin Solt and Ryan Green. Doug Hudlin, who passed away in 2014, was named to the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame last year and was a firm, yet beloved figure on local minor baseball diamonds for decades starting in 1953. The banner is hung in a place of honour at Wilson’s Group Stadium at Royal Athletic Park. Spencer Pickles/Black Press

Baseball HarbourCats sit at .500 heading into Bend road trip

Port Angeles wins two of three in weekend WCL series in Victoria

Unfurling a banner dedicated to the memory of late Greater Victoria umpire Doug Hudlin before the HarbourCats game Sunday were City Coun. Marianne Alto (left), niece Barbara Hudlin and Cats’ players Justin Solt and Ryan Green. Doug Hudlin, who passed away in 2014, was named to the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame last year and was a firm, yet beloved figure on local minor baseball diamonds for decades starting in 1953. The banner is hung in a place of honour at Wilson’s Group Stadium at Royal Athletic Park. Spencer Pickles/Black Press
Former Toronto Blue Jays infielder Kelly Gruber will serve as an honorary coach during this weekend’s home exhibition games between the Victoria HarbourCats and Coquitlam Angels senior men’s baseball team at Wilson’s Group Stadium at Royal Athletic Park. Photo courtesy Victoria HabrourCats

HarbourCats featuring former Blue Jays star as weekend coach

1992 World Series champ Kelly Gruber honorary coach for exhibitions vs. Coquitlam men’s team

Former Toronto Blue Jays infielder Kelly Gruber will serve as an honorary coach during this weekend’s home exhibition games between the Victoria HarbourCats and Coquitlam Angels senior men’s baseball team at Wilson’s Group Stadium at Royal Athletic Park. Photo courtesy Victoria HabrourCats
The Victoria HarbourCats are teaming up with Pacifica Housing for a special day of baseball. On June 16, up to 250 children and their parents, all residents of Pacifica buildings, will get a chance to play ball with the HarbourCats players then attend that night’s West Coast League game for just $2. Don Descoteau/Victoria News

HarbourCats and Pacifica Housing team up to play ball

250-plus subsidized housing residents will play catch with players, attend game that night

The Victoria HarbourCats are teaming up with Pacifica Housing for a special day of baseball. On June 16, up to 250 children and their parents, all residents of Pacifica buildings, will get a chance to play ball with the HarbourCats players then attend that night’s West Coast League game for just $2. Don Descoteau/Victoria News
Port Angeles Lefites base runner Matthew Christian dives safely back into third base after overrunning the bag, as Victoria HarbourCats infielder Tanner Haney’s (11) looks to toss the ball to Clyde Chung-Chi Yen for the tag. The Lefties overcame a 6-1 deficit to win 8-6. Don Descoteau/Black Press

Sun shines on visitors in HarbourCats’ exhibition opener

Victoria in Port Angeles tonight for second half of West Coast League home-and-home

Port Angeles Lefites base runner Matthew Christian dives safely back into third base after overrunning the bag, as Victoria HarbourCats infielder Tanner Haney’s (11) looks to toss the ball to Clyde Chung-Chi Yen for the tag. The Lefties overcame a 6-1 deficit to win 8-6. Don Descoteau/Black Press
Philadelphia Phillies pitcher and Greater Victoria minor baseball product Nick Pivetta is having a much improved second season in Major League Baseball. mlb.com

Athletes with Greater Victoria ties cranking up their games

Pivetta putting up solid numbers in MLB, hockey players taking next step in careers

Philadelphia Phillies pitcher and Greater Victoria minor baseball product Nick Pivetta is having a much improved second season in Major League Baseball. mlb.com