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160 King St. E; Kitchener, ON N2G 4E5 519-894-2231
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Miguel Lahera, described as "Cuba's Andrew Miller," says he happy to start or relieve. Getty Images Greg Mercer, Record staff KITCHENER — With his handful of English words and box of toothpicks, Yonder Martinez is eager to get on the mound at Jack Couch Park and start pitching. Martinez, a... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Panthers Baseball
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Noelvis Entenza allowed two runs on two hits with four strikeouts and four walks in four innings. Record file photo IBL Media Relations LONDON – The Kitchener Panthers spoiled the London Majors' home opener by winning 10-6 at Labatt Park Friday night. Keegan Marsden led Kitchener's offensive attack with four... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Panthers Baseball
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Stephen Gade pitched five scoreless innings, scattering three hits with a walk and three strikeouts. David Bebee/Record staff Record staff/IBL Media Relations KITCHENER — The London Majors ruined the Mother’s Day celebrations for the Kitchener Panthers Sunday afternoon at Jack Couch Park — scoring four runs in the ninth inning... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2018 at Panthers Baseball
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Christian Hauck was dominant against his old team on Saturday in Burlington. Dan Congdon photo IBL Media Relations BURLINGTON – Christian Hauck threw a complete-game, two-hit shutout to lead the Kitchener Panthers to a 6-0 win over the Burlington Herd Saturday afternoon at Nelson Park. It was the first game... Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2018 at Panthers Baseball
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Colin Gordner had two hits and a stolen base in Sunday's season opener in Barrie. Dan Congdon photo Greg Mercer, Record staff KITCHENER — There was an unusual sight at Jack Couch Park Thursday, as the Kitchener Panthers took to the field for a practice ahead of Sunday’s home opener.... Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2018 at Panthers Baseball
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Colin Gordner had two of Kitchener's six hits in Sunday's loss in Barrie. Record file photo IBL Media Relations BARRIE – The Barrie Baycats' quest for a fifth straight Intercounty Baseball League title started with a 3-1 win over the visiting Kitchener Panthers Sunday afternoon. Kyle DeGrace and Kevin Atkinson... Continue reading
Posted May 6, 2018 at Panthers Baseball
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Hockey fans saw Givani Smith flash his middle finger at the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds bench. What they didn't see were the racial slurs, threats and abuse that the Kitchener Rangers winger, who is black, endured before and after the incident. Video of Smith's outburst went viral in hockey circles.... Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2018 at Rangers Report
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Jasvir Rakkar, who had a 2.27 ERA last year, is out for the season because of upcoming knee surgery. Record file photo Greg Mercer, Record staff KITCHENER — The Kitchener Panthers knew they needed to replace three veteran bats going into the 2018 season, including Triple Crown winner Sean Reilly.... Continue reading
Posted May 4, 2018 at Panthers Baseball
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Reid Valade and Isaac Langdon will be teammates — maybe even linemates — next season at the Aud. But, for now, the Kitchener Rangers prospects are enemies. The duo went head-to-head at the Ontario Hockey League Gold Cup Thursday afternoon at the Activa Sportsplex in Kitchener. Valade was the Rangers'... Continue reading
Posted May 4, 2018 at Rangers Report
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Miguel Lahera, who won silver at the 2008 Summer Olympics, is one of four Cubans who will play for the Panthers this season. Getty Greg Mercer, Record staff KITCHENER - The Kitchener Panthers will feature three veteran Cuban pitchers this season as they reload for an Intercounty Baseball League that’s... Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2018 at Panthers Baseball
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All Kitchener wanted was a chance. And the Rangers had a glorious one after pushing the Ontario Hockey League's top rated team to the limit in Game 7 of the western conference final. But the Blueshirts won't be moving on to their first league final in a decade. The club's... Continue reading
Posted Apr 30, 2018 at Rangers Report
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WESTERN CONFERENCE FINAL (Soo wins 4-3) Game 1: Sault Ste. Marie 3, Kitchener 2 Game 2: Sault Ste. Marie 4, Kitchener 2 Game 3: Kitchener 3, Sault Ste. Marie 0 Game 4: Kitchener 7, Sault Ste. Marie 4 Game 5: Sault Ste. Marie 7, Kitchener 3 Game 6: Kitchener 4,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 30, 2018 at Rangers Report
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Kole Sherwood did his talking on the ice. The Kitchener Rangers winger was a hot topic leading into Sunday's must-win game against Sault Ste. Marie at the Aud. The Greyhounds wanted Sherwood suspended for the potential Western Conference-clinching affair, after they felt he delivered a knee-on-knee hit to defenceman Rasmus... Continue reading
Posted Apr 30, 2018 at Rangers Report
WESTERN CONFERENCE FINAL (Series tied 3-3) Game 1: Sault Ste. Marie 3, Kitchener 2 Game 2: Sault Ste. Marie 4, Kitchener 2 Game 3: Kitchener 3, Sault Ste. Marie 0 Game 4: Kitchener 7, Sault Ste. Marie 4 Game 5: Sault Ste. Marie 7, Kitchener 3 Game 6: Kitchener 4,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 28, 2018 at Rangers Report
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Well, they can't blame the bus legs. The Kitchener Rangers received first class treatment and arrived in Sault Ste. Marie by plane ahead of Game 5 of their Ontario Hockey League western conference final Friday night. The host Greyhounds didn't have that luxury. The blue collar bunch spent parts of... Continue reading
Posted Apr 27, 2018 at Rangers Report
WESTERN CONFERENCE FINAL (Soo leads 3-2) Game 1: Sault Ste. Marie 3, Kitchener 2 Game 2: Sault Ste. Marie 4, Kitchener 2 Game 3: Kitchener 3, Sault Ste. Marie 0 Game 4: Kitchener 7, Sault Ste. Marie 4 Game 5: Sault Ste. Marie 7, Kitchener 3 Game 6: April 29,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 26, 2018 at Rangers Report
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The Kitchener Rangers are back on even footing. The Blueshirts bested the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds, 7-4, on Wednesday night at the Aud and now sit tied 2-2 in their best-of-seven Ontario Hockey League Western Conference final. "Our guys played hard," said Rangers head coach Jay McKee. "We just keep... Continue reading
Posted Apr 26, 2018 at Rangers Report
WESTERN CONFERENCE FINAL (Series tied 2-2) Game 1: Sault Ste. Marie 3, Kitchener 2 Game 2: Sault Ste. Marie 4, Kitchener 2 Game 3: Kitchener 3, Sault Ste. Marie 0 Game 4: Kitchener 7, Sault Ste. Marie 4 Game 5: April 27, at Sault Ste. Marie, 7:07 p.m. Game 6:... Continue reading
Posted Apr 25, 2018 at Rangers Report
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Mario Culina was perfect. The Kitchener Rangers goalie shutout his hometown Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds 3-0 Monday night at the Aud to help the Blueshirts get back in the Ontario Hockey League western final. The overage netminder made 24 saves as the Soo was held off the scoreboard for the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 24, 2018 at Rangers Report
WESTERN CONFERENCE FINAL (Sault Ste. Marie leads 2-1) Game 1: Sault Ste. Marie 3, Kitchener 2 Game 2: Sault Ste. Marie 4, Kitchener 2 Game 3: Kitchener 3, Sault Ste. Marie 0 Game 4: April 25, at the Aud, 7 p.m. Game 5: April 27, at Sault Ste. Marie, 7:07... Continue reading
Posted Apr 23, 2018 at Rangers Report
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Boris Katchouk was worried about his hair. The Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds star was busy fixing his brown locks after he was instructed to remove his baseball cap before a televised postgame news conference Saturday at the Essar Centre. It turns out the Ontario Hockey League has a no-hat policy.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2018 at Rangers Report
WESTERN CONFERENCE FINAL (Sault Ste. Marie leads 2-0) Game 1: Sault Ste. Marie 3, Kitchener 2 Game 2: Sault Ste. Marie 4, Kitchener 2 Game 3: April 23, at the Aud, 7 p.m. Game 4: April 25, at the Aud, 7 p.m. Game 5: April 27, at Sault Ste. Marie,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 21, 2018 at Rangers Report
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It was an upset in the making. At least, it looked that way Friday at the Essar Centre in Sault Ste. Marie. The visiting Kitchener Rangers were tied 2-2 with the Ontario Hockey League's top seeded Greyhounds in Game 1 of their western conference final. The Blueshirts were on the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 21, 2018 at Rangers Report
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Luke Richardson is the first guy on the ice and the last one off. Sweat is dripping down the face of the Kitchener Rangers netminder as he heads to the dressing room Friday at the Essar Centre in Sault Ste. Marie. You'd think he just finished a gruelling 60-minute game... Continue reading
Posted Apr 21, 2018 at Rangers Report
WESTERN CONFERENCE FINAL (Sault Ste. Marie leads 1-0) Game 1: Sault Ste. Marie 3, Kitchener 2 Game 2: Saturday at Sault Ste. Marie, 7:07 p.m. Game 3: April 23, at the Aud, 7 p.m. Game 4: April 25, at the Aud, 7 p.m. Game 5: April 27, at Sault Ste.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 20, 2018 at Rangers Report