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160 King St. E; Kitchener, ON N2G 4E5 519-894-2231
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Noelvis Entenza went 4.2 innings and gave up a run on three hits with four walks and three strikeouts. Record file photo IBL Media Relations BARRIE – Glenn Jackson's bases-loaded single scored a pair of runs and gave the Barrie Baycats a 3-2 walkoff win over the Kitchener Panthers Saturday... Continue reading
Posted 12 hours ago at Panthers Baseball
Step one is drafting a player. Step two is actually getting him to show up. That's the challenge for any Ontario Hockey League general manager as they try to craft a championship roster. And it's no different in Kitchener. The Rangers own the rights to several intriguing players that have... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Rangers Report
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Ben Reid pitches during a game at Hastings Stadium in July 2015. Tony Saxon/Guelph Mercury Greg Mercer, Record staff KITCHENER — After an abysmal 1-15 start to their season, one of the oldest teams in the Intercounty Baseball League is calling it quits and looking for a new owner. The... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Panthers Baseball
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Hockey Canada announced its rosters for summer development camps for the world junior squad, U18 Ivan Hlinka tournament and for the U17 World Hockey Challenge and there were a lot of familiar names on the lists. World junior: Waterloo's D Logan Stanley and F Boris Katchouk, Kitchener's D Nic Hague... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Rangers Report
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Cleveland Brownlee had two hits and three RBI’s including a home run in Friday's win. Hamilton Spectator photo IBL Media Relations LONDON - The London Majors remained undefeated with a 10-8 home park win over the third place Kitchener Panthers (11-3) in one of three IBL games on Friday night.... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Panthers Baseball
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Sean Reilly, seen in batting practice, was the IBL's player of the week. Mat McCarthy/Record staff Greg Mercer, Record staff KITCHENER — Sean Reilly turned 40 last Saturday, so he celebrated in the best way he knows how. The veteran slugger hit three home runs against the Guelph Royals, his... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Panthers Baseball
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Daniel Procopio went 6-4 on the mound for Niagara University this season. Purple Eagles photo Greg Mercer, Record staff KITCHENER — Dan Procopio’s stint with the Kitchener Panthers was as dominant as it was short-lived. In three games for the local Intercounty Baseball League team, he struck out 18 in... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2017 at Panthers Baseball
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Tanner Nivins has begun getting his power back, homering for his third straight game Sunday . Record staff Greg Mercer, Record staff KITCHENER — The Kitchener Panthers leaned on the long ball often this weekend, sweeping the Guelph Royals in a home-and-away series. Designated hitter Sean Reilly hit three home... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2017 at Panthers Baseball
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Sean Ratcliffe has shown flashes of the promise the Jays saw in him as a prospect. Mat McCarthy/Record staff Greg Mercer, Record staff KITCHENER — Sean Ratcliffe hopes his road back to professional baseball starts here, on the pitcher’s mound at Jack Couch Park. Little over a year ago, Ratcliffe... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2017 at Panthers Baseball
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Zarley Cina dives back to second as Toronto's Dan Marra misses the tag. Mathew McCarthy, Record staff Greg Mercer, Record staff KITCHENER — The Kitchener Panthers might as well hang a sign in the outfield at Jack Couch Park that says, “Now Hiring.” With centrefielder Tanner Nivins still easing his... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2017 at Panthers Baseball
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New general manager Mike McKenzie isn't wasting time putting his stamp on the club. Yesterday he announced that associate coach Jason Fortier would not be back with the Rangers and that former Swedish pro Andreas Karlsson would essentially be taking his place. Fortier was an associate but the tag was... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2017 at Rangers Report
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The Kitchener Rangers have parted ways with associate coach Jason Fortier after one year with the club. The team has replaced the Sault Ste. Marie native with Swede Andreas Karlsson, a former pro forward that played 19 seasons including five in the NHL. Karlsson, 41, has spent the past couple... Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2017 at Rangers Report
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Sean Reilly hit three home runs Saturday, giving him eight in the past five games. David Bebee/Record staff IBL Media Relations GUELPH – Kitchener scored in the first six innings and rolled to an 18-2 victory over the Guelph Royals Saturday afternoon at David E. Hastings Stadium. The Panthers led... Continue reading
Posted Jun 11, 2017 at Panthers Baseball
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Kitchener's Yorbis Borroto makes it to second base ahead of the tag by Toronto's Ryan White. Mathew McCarthy/Record staff Greg Mercer, Record staff KITCHENER – Sean Reilly had his second two-homer night and Jeff Pietraszko made a surprise return to Jack Couch Park, but it was a fifth-inning blast by... Continue reading
Posted Jun 8, 2017 at Panthers Baseball
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Sean Reilly hit two home runs in Tuesday's win at Jack Couch Park. Record file photo KITCHENER – Sean Reilly hit two home runs and drove in four to lead the Kitchener Panthers to a 9-8 win over the visiting Brantford Red Sox Tuesday night. The veteran slugger opened the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2017 at Panthers Baseball
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The Aud will be under Attack, at least early on. The Ontario Hockey League released its schedule for the upcoming season Tuesday and the mighty Owen Sound Attack — likely front-runners in the Western Conference — visit East Avenue three times before the end of October. In all, the Kitchener... Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2017 at Rangers Report
The OHL schedule comes out tomorrow but the league gave fans a tease by announcing the home openers for each club. Kitchener takes on the Flint Firebirds on Friday, Sept. 22 at 7:30 p.m. They'll hit the road the next day to face the Sarnia Sting at the Progressive Auto... Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2017 at Rangers Report
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Noelvis Entenza struck out eight batters in 5.2 innings of work Friday. David Bebee/Record staff IBL Media Relations HAMILTON – Six runs in the seventh inning was all the Kitchener Panthers needed to pull away from the Hamilton Cardinals. The bat-around inning saw nine Panthers come to the plate and... Continue reading
Posted Jun 3, 2017 at Panthers Baseball
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Mike Schnurr says he enjoys pitching out of the bullpen after being converted from a starter. David Bebee/Record staff Greg Mercer, Record staff KITCHENER — On nights he was pitching, Mike Schnurr used to think about the game all day long. He doesn’t have to worry about that now. The... Continue reading
Posted Jun 2, 2017 at Panthers Baseball
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Tanner Nivins gets a welcomed back by Barrie's Kevin Atkinson after he hit a long fly ball Thursday. David Bebee/Record staff Greg Mercer, Record staff KITCHENER — Tanner Nivins was back in familiar territory Thursday night, patrolling centre field for the Kitchener Panthers at Jack Couch Park. His place in... Continue reading
Posted Jun 2, 2017 at Panthers Baseball
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Tanner Nivins leaps after a home run hit by Barrie's Branfy Infante in the first inning Thursday. David Bebee/Record staff Greg Mercer, Record staff KITCHENER — Brett Lawson had a no-hitter going in the fourth inning Thursday when Sean Reilly reminded the Barrie Baycats why he’s still one of the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 1, 2017 at Panthers Baseball
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Windsor did it. They won their third Memorial Cup in the past nine years. Three in nine years. Other teams talk of bare draft pick cupboards, rebuilding and patience. The Spits get it done. And don't forget, this is a club that had two first and second round picks taken... Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2017 at Rangers Report
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Yulexis La Rosa homered in Sunday's win over Guelph at Jack Couch Park. Peter Lee/Record staff IBL Media Relations, Record staff KITCHENER - The Kitchener Panthers, boosted by the return of Tanner Nivins only a few weeks removed from hospital, beat the Guelph Royals on a sunny afternoon at Jack... Continue reading
Posted May 28, 2017 at Panthers Baseball
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Justin Interisano went 4-4 Friday night, including a home run a double and two singles. Record file photo IBL Media Relations BRANTFORD – The Kitchener Panthers scored five runs in the seventh inning to pull away from the Brantford Red Sox and win 10-4 Friday night on the road. Kitchener... Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2017 at Panthers Baseball
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Righthander Noelvis Entenza will get the start in Sunday's home game against Guelph. David Bebee/Record staff Greg Mercer, Record staff KITCHENER — With three rainouts in their first six games, the toughest opponent for the Kitchener Panthers so far this season has been Mother Nature herself. "It's tough for guys... Continue reading
Posted May 26, 2017 at Panthers Baseball