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+ Adds Exclusive Rights to Select Regular Season National Pro Fastpitch Games; Becomes Exclusive Home to the League’s Cowles Cup Championship Series

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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…

Akron Racers Set to Host National Pro Fastpitch Championship Series

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - CONTACT: Rita Chinyere, PHONE: 330-376-8188 AKRON, Ohio – The Akron Racers are set to host the 2009 National Pro Fastpitch Championship Series at Firestone Stadium from August 19-23rd. The NPF Championship Series…

Pride Avoid Sweep, Defeat Racers 6-2

AKRON, Ohio - The USSSA Pride spoiled the Akron Racers 2009 home finale by picking up their first win of the series 6-2.  The Pride (11-19) mixed a combination of good pitching, hitting and an ability to capitalize on Racer (22-13) miscues…

Erb Pitches a Gem as Force Split with Thunder

Game 1 Box Score.htm Game 2 Box Score.htm Team Statistics.htm ALLENTOWN, Pa. - It was another close battle at ECTB Stadium, as the Force hosted the Rockford Thunder in a must win doubleheader Saturday evening. Despite a minor hiccup…

Robinson, Racers Power Past Pride

AKRON, Ohio - The Akron Racers continued to roll along as they greeted the USSSA Pride at Firestone Stadium Friday night by defeating the Pride 10-1.  The Racers were powered offensively by Kate Robinson who went 1-3 with her one hit being…

Norris Leads Racers to Double Header Sweep of Pride

Norris Leads Racers to Double Header Sweep of Pride AKRON, Ohio - The Racers (20-12) relied heavily upon pitcher Lisa Norris and the rookie came through for her team earning victories in both games of Thursday's double header.  Norris started…

Thunder Even Series at 1-1 After Rainy Night

Box Score.htm Team Statistics.htm ALLENTOWN, Pa. - Following a 2 ½ hour rain delay the Force and Rockford Thunder faced off in game two of the five game series Wednesday evening at ECTB Stadium. After a close pitching duel throughout…

Thunder Squeeze by Force in Crucial Contest

Box Score.htm Team Statistics.htm ALLENTOWN, Pa. - Still looking to keep their postseason dreams alive, the Force hosted the Rockford Thunder in game three of the five game series at ECTB Stadium. Two early runs by the Thunder proved…

Force Take Game One from Thunder

Box Score.htm Team Statistics.htm ALLENTOWN, Pa. - With two runners on and two outs on the scoreboard, the Force’s Trena Peel stepped up to the plate. After a scoreless 5 1/2 innings, the left fielder drove a line drive into left field,…

Record Crowd Watches Racers Outslug Bandits 7-6

AKRON, Ohio - Nearly 3,500 fans poured into Firestone Stadium to watch the Akron Racers final home game of the 2009 regular season against the Chicago Bandits, and they were all treated to a classic back and forth game that followed the…

Bandits Strike Last, Defeat Racers 10-6

AKRON, Ohio - *In a back and forth game that saw four lead changes and plenty of offense, the Chicago Bandits defeated the Akron Racers with one big swing in the top of the seventh inning off the bat of center fielder Caitlin Lever. With the…