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It’s the ‘Nanaimo NightOwls’

PRESS RELEASE – 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.

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WCL Adds Nanaimo to Lineup

PRESS RELEASE – The WCL, which is currently made up of 12 teams including Canadian entries in Victoria and Kelowna, is expanding to 13 teams with the addition of Nanaimo. The to-be-named club’s inaugural season is set for 2021. Nanaimo will play its home games at  Serauxmen Stadium. Continue reading

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HarbourCats Ownership Group Considers Adding WCL Team in Nanaimo

PRESS RELEASE – If all the ducks align, Vancouver Island could have two West Coast League (WCL) baseball teams playing by the 2020 or 2021 season.

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Big Baseball Week Ahead for Nanaimo’s Serauxmen Stadium

Baseball Week at Serauxmen Stadium in Nanaimo (BC) is July 21-27.  Headlining the week will be former Toronto Blue Jays second baseman and Hall of Famer Roberto Alomar and other players.  There will be camps and a charity softball game, followed by an exhibition battle between the Victoria HarbourCats (Summer Collegiate, West Coast League) and a Nanaimo all-star team. Continue reading

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Possible Upgrades Coming to Nanaimo’s Serauxmen Stadium

The Serauxmen Stadium Amateur Baseball Association, a non-profit society, was formed this off-season to manage Serauxmen Stadium in Nanaimo (BC) and work toward $1.2 million in improvements that could, over time, include lighting, artificial turf and other building and fencing renovations.  Read more here.  We visited the ballpark in 2007 and continue to believe that a modestly improved facility in this coastal city of over 80,000 would be a strong location for a West Coast League (Summer Collegiate) franchise and  great travel partner for the Victoria HarbourCats.

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HarbourCats Take Game to Nanaimo’s Serauxmen Stadium

Victoria Harbour Cats Head LogoPRESS RELEASE – Don’t tell Alex Rogers and Griffin Andreychuk that they can’t go home again. The two Nanaimo products will lead their Victoria HarbourCats teammates into a game in the Harbour City on Sunday, July 19 – a 1pm game at Serauxmen Stadium. The exhibition game will see the HarbourCats, who play in the collegiate summer West Coast League, face the Continue reading

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Nanaimo Baseball Concerned About Future of Serauxmen

Naniamo Minor Baseball Association LogoThe Nanaimo Minor Baseball Association in Nanaimo (BC) on Vancouver Island is concerned about the future of Serauxmen Stadium after the school board endorsed earlier this summer an NDSS site study that recommended the demolition of the ballpark.  Read more here.  As a side note, we explored Nanaimo for a possible summer collegiate franchise in 2007.

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