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West Coast League Introduces New President

PRESS RELEASE -West Coast League Interim President Tony Bonacci – WCL Vice President and owner of the Cowlitz Black Bears – announced the hiring of longtime baseball executive Brian Sloan as the league’s new President this morning. Sloan assumes his President’s duties effective immediately. Continue reading

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Inaugural Home Opener for Lefties

The start-up Port Angeles Lefties (Summer Collegiate, West Coast League) fell 11-2 to its crosswater rival the Victoria HarbourCats on the team inaugural home opener at Civic Stadium on Thursday night in front of a crowd estimated between 1,500 to 2,000 people.  Read more here.  Watch video here.

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Summer Collegiate HarbourCats Sign First-Ever Female Player

PRESS RELEASE – 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 female player in WCL history. Continue reading

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HarbourCats Offer Fans Ferry Excursion for Opening Day Game Across Strait of Juan de Fuca

PRESS RELEASE – The Victoria HarbourCats have partnered with Black Ball Ferry Line to provide Victoria baseball fans an opportunity to ‘get off the rock’ and follow the HarbourCats to Opening Day in Port Angeles, WA. Continue reading

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Pippins Hire New Broadcaster for 2017

PRESS RELEASE – New York native Jack Benjamin will assume play-by-play broadcaster and media relations duties for the Yakima Valley Pippins this summer, the team announced today. Continue reading

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HarbourCats Scale-Up Exclusive Main Grand Stand Rows with Padding and and In-Your-Seat Wait Service

Victoria Harbour Cats Head LogoPRESS RELEASE – Location, location, location — for real estate, and for HarbourCats baseball fans as well. The Victoria HarbourCats are pleased to announce the CAMPBELL REAL ESTATE CLUB SEATS section, which will see padded seating and at-your-seat service in a prime location of the ballpark. This will debut in June of 2017, the team’s fifth season in the West Coast League. Continue reading

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Sweets Hire New Play-By-Play Broadcaster

Walla Walla Sweets LogoPRESS RELEASE – Walla Walla has established a tradition in the West Coast League of being the launching point for some of the nation’s best young broadcasters. Play-by-play artists that have started in Sweets Country (#SweetsCountry) now handle play-by-play and other communications responsibilities for properties such as Virginia Tech Athletics (Andrew Allegretta, 2010), Bryant University (Tristan Hobbes, 2011-12), University of Oregon and the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes (Zach Bigley, 2015-16). Continue reading

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