NATIONAL PRO FASTPITCH ANNOUNCES OLYMPIC CHANNEL TO CONTINUE COVERAGE FOR SECOND CONSECUTIVE SEASON

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (June 19, 2018) – National Pro Fastpitch announced an agreement with the global Olympic Channel for regular season and championship action from the 2018  NPF season. The agreement includes more than twenty games and will…

ESPN+ and NPF Announce Exclusive Broadcast Partnership

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Summer-Long Schedule Features Multiple Appearances from Every Team in the League Addition of NPF Grows ESPN’s Softball Portfolio, Continues Long-Standing Commitment to the Sport  Per ESPN (May 24, 2018) ESPN+ has added more exclusive…

PROFESSIONAL WOMEN'S SOFTBALL LEAGUE BECOMES THE FIRST TO TAKE THE I PLAY CLEAN PLEDGE AGAINST STEROIDS

Commissioner Allan H. (Bud) Selig, National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) Commissioner Cheri Kempf, and Don Hooton of the Taylor Hooton Foundation (THF), jointly announced today that NPF and The Taylor Hooton Foundation are partnering to educate fans…

Top four teams head to Kimberly this weekend

Denver, CO – After almost three months of competition and nearly 300 games league-wide the bracket is set for the 2008 National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) Championship Series to be held this August 21–24 in Kimberly, Wis. The Chicago Bandits…

Chicago Bandits defeat Rockford Thunder 6-5

By Adam Musto   ELGIN, IL.-In a season that the Chicago Bandits hit 61 home runs after a combined 46 in the franchise's first three years, it was only fitting to end the regular season with a walk off grand slam.   Trailing 5-2 in the…

Riptide end season with 2-1 win over Glory

Lowell, Ma –August 17 – With nothing to do now except wait for the playoffs, the New England Riptide and the Washington Glory met for their final game of the season in Lowell tonight.  Eileen Canney took the circle for the Riptide looking…

Riptide win game two of DH; clinch playoff berth

Lowell, Ma – With a loss by the Rockford Thunder to the Chicago Bandits, the Riptide did not have to win tonight’s game to advance to the playoffs. It was not relevant as the Riptide, not willing to back into the playoffs, came out swinging…

Bandits win 11th straight game

ELGIN, IL  - When the Chicago Bandits and Rockford Thunder played each other in the opening series of the 2008 season, the Thunder won three of four games.  At that conjunction of the season, few outside the Bandits dugout would have predicted…

Force sweep Racers to conclude regular season

Force sweep Racers to close out regular season Allentown, Pa. The Philadelphia Force completed a season-ending doubleheader with a sweep of the Akron Racers by scores of 3-1 in 10 innings, and 4-0. The Force (31-17) will next compete…

Glory edge New England in game one of DH

Lowell, Ma – Two former Arizonans squared off today at Martin Softball Field in the first game of a double header.  It was Erica Beach for the Riptide and Taryne Mowatt  for the Glory.  Both pitchers pitched well and got themselves out…

Chicago beats Rockford in game two

ELGIN, IL.-The Chicago Bandits had everything going.A four run first inning with three home runs, two more blasts in the third inning and Jessica Sallinger had a perfect game going into the fourth inning. The Bandits held an 8-0 lead in…

Canney shuts out Glory in must-win game

Lowell, Ma. –  Eileen Canney and Sarah Pauly took the circle tonight in the first of a four game series between the New England Riptide and Washington Glory.  Each was seeking to win her 12th game of the year to tie Angela Tincher and Katie…