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160 King St. E; Kitchener, ON N2G 4E5 519-894-2231
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Looks like I picked a good three weeks to vacate the office. Sounds like the rest of the junior hockey world was also on holidays as it has been quiet around the rinks. A few items of interest I as get caught up on this dreary Monday morning. Kitchener's newest... Continue reading
Posted 2 hours ago at Rangers Report
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Tanner Nivins hit two home runs, his 11th and 12th of the year, walked twice and scored three times. David Bebee/Record staff GUELPH - The Kitchener Panther’s leadoff hitter Tanner Nivins slammed a home run on the second pitch he saw to set the tone for the game as the... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Panthers Baseball
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Panthers outfielder Darnell Duckett checks out a bat taped for him by pitcher Brian Oliver. David Bebee/Record staff Greg Mercer, Record staff TORONTO – The Kitchener Panthers are creating a traffic jam. Their bus is wedged sideways across Christie Street, blocking a long lineup of cars in either direction. Pedestrians... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Panthers Baseball
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Bryon Bell, who had four RBI Sunday, makes a diving play on a ball to record the final out of the sixth inning. David Bebee/Record Staff KITCHENER - Trailing the Brantford Red Sox 3-0 heading into the bottom of the fifth inning, the Kitchener Panthers broke out for ten runs... Continue reading
Posted Jul 20, 2014 at Panthers Baseball
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Randy Curran, the former Kitchener Panthers slugger, holds the IBL record for career home runs, with 154. Record file photo KITCHENER — Sean Reilly knew he was one swing away from reaching a very special milestone. So when he saw the first pitch come sailing in, he took a big... Continue reading
Posted Jul 18, 2014 at Panthers Baseball
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Tanner Nivins celebrated his birthday with two home runs and four hits in Thursday's win. David Bebee/Record file photo KITCHENER – After suffering a frustrating loss the night before, the Kitchener Panthers didn’t leave any room for late-inning comebacks Thursday at Jack Couch Park, downing the Hamilton Cardinals 18-7. The... Continue reading
Posted Jul 17, 2014 at Panthers Baseball
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The Kitchener Panthers' cather Scott David went four for five in Kitchener's win over Toronto Wednesday. David Bebee/Record file photo TORONTO – Of the hundreds of people scattered through the grassy slopes surrounding Toronto’s Christie Pitts ball park Wednesday night, there two people more nervous than anyone else. Kris David... Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2014 at Panthers Baseball
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Former Kitchener Minor Baseball volunteer Mike Ignor will be honoured with a bench dedication Saturday. Record file photo KITCHENER – The Kitchener Minor Baseball Association and Kitchener Panthers will celebrate their sport with special events planned all weekend. On Saturday, it’s Baseball Day at Breithaupt Park, with minor baseball games... Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2014 at Panthers Baseball
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Mike Schnurr struck out five batters and walked four over six innings in Monday night's loss in Barrie. David Bebee/Record file photo BARRIE - The first-place Barrie Baycats continued their winning ways Monday night, notching their ninth win in the past ten games by edging the Kitchener Panthers in a... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2014 at Panthers Baseball
After only two years of the relegation system with the Canadian mixed and senior curling champs we may have already seen the last of it. The Canadian Curling Association recently sent out several notices of motion for the 2014 National Curling Congress and Annual General Meeting for the member associations... Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2014 at In The House
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Tanner Nivins hit two home runs, scored four times and drove in three runs Sunday. David Bebee/Record staff KITCHENER - The Kitchener Panthers put on an impressive display of power Sunday, smashing six home runs to win a back and forth, high-scoring affair 15-7 over the Burlington Bandits. The Panther’s... Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2014 at Panthers Baseball
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London's Wander Perez limited the Panthers to just one run over six innings Friday night. David Bebee/Record staff LONDON - The London Majors drew first blood Friday night and steadily added runs as they coupled solid pitching with an 18 hit attack to down the Kitchener Panthers 7-3. The Major’s... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2014 at Panthers Baseball
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Ricky Murray, seen at third base, has added more offensive punch to the Panthers lineup. David Bebee/Record staff KITCHENER – Ricky Murray went south to pursue his baseball fortunes. Fortunately for the Kitchener Panthers, it didn’t work out. Murray, 23, was welcomed back in the Panthers lineup late last month... Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2014 at Panthers Baseball
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Steve Spott is moving up in the hockey world. The former Kitchener Rangers GM/coach has left his post as coach of the AHL's Toronto Marlies for a job as an assistant coach with the NHL's Toronto Maple Leafs. Spott left the OHL last summer to take the Marlies gig and... Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2014 at Rangers Report
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Sean Reilly, right, leads the IBL with 12 home runs this season. David Bebee/Record file photo KITCHENER - Sean Reilly smashed his league-leading 11th and 12th home runs of the year Thursday night, helping his Kitchener Panthers to a 9-6 win over London. Reilly also drove in four runs and... Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2014 at Panthers Baseball
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Kitchener's Sean Reilly hit his league-leading tenth home run Sunday. David Bebee/Record staff By Dan Polischuk KITCHENER - By his own admission, manager Steve Scagnetti wouldn’t have expected a comeback victory like the 4-3 win they got over the Guelph Royals on Sunday night earlier in the season, when his... Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2014 at Panthers Baseball
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David Whiteside, seen sliding, had three hits for the Panthers and drove in three runs Saturday. Guelph Mercury file photo GUELPH - The Kitchener Panthers finally found a way to beat the Guelph Royals this season, breaking out in a late-game tie to claim a decisive 9-3 win Saturday. After... Continue reading
Posted Jul 6, 2014 at Panthers Baseball
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Matt McGovern, making his first start this season, gave up four runs in less than four innings. Dan Hamilton/Vantage Point Studios HAMILTON - The Hamilton Cardinals gave their fans a late thrill on Friday night as they won in a walk off to beat the Kitchener Panthers 10-9, just one... Continue reading
Posted Jul 5, 2014 at Panthers Baseball
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Sean Reilly, who broke his bat during this at-bat, tied the game with a two-run single in the eighth inning. David Bebee/Record staff KITCHENER – Darnell Duckett provided some ninth-inning heroics Thursday night for the Kitchener Panthers, who had a walk-off win against a London Majors team they had trailed... Continue reading
Posted Jul 3, 2014 at Panthers Baseball
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Kevin Hinton, who had 790 career hits in the IBL over 25 seasons, is the Panthers new assistant coach. Tony Saxon/Guelph Mercury KITCHENER – With a month left before playoffs begin, the Kitchener Panthers shuffled their roster to make room for two returning players, the Intercounty Baseball League’s all-time hits... Continue reading
Posted Jul 3, 2014 at Panthers Baseball
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As a very successful 2014 World Cup heads towards its climax in Brazil local fans can help satisfy their football fix with some quality local soccer. KW United FC had both their teams playing across the WLU campus Wednesday evening. Both teams played tight, physical and entertaining games against tough... Continue reading
Posted Jul 3, 2014 at Press Camera
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The latest addition to the Rangers' roster took a tour of the Aud yesterday for the first time. A layover in Toronto - while on his way home to Sweden - meant centre Gustaf Franzen had time to whip over to Kitchener to meet his new club. The Rangers selected... Continue reading
Posted Jul 3, 2014 at Rangers Report
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It’s time for the return of the Swedish Meatballs at the Aud. The group of fans that supported former Rangers captain Gabriel Landeskog during his time in Kitchener - by wearing blond wigs - now have a new Swede to cheer after the Rangers added forward Gustaf Franzen in Wednesday’s... Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2014 at Rangers Report
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There was a nice local touch to Nick Magyar's path to the NHL. Soon after being drafted by the Colorado Avalanche this past weekend, the Kitchener Rangers winger was welcomed to the club by captain and ex-Blueshirt Gabriel Landeskog. Funny enough, Magyar is living in Landeskog's former billet house. A... Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2014 at Rangers Report
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Shaun Hancock struck out seven batters over six innings for the Panthers, who improved to 10-12 on the season. Record file photo KITCHENER - The troublesome 2014 season continued Monday night at Jack Couch Park for the defending champion Brantford Red Sox, who fell 7-5 to the Kitchener Panthers. Shaun... Continue reading
Posted Jun 30, 2014 at Panthers Baseball