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…

COMETS DOWN SPIRIT IN EIGHT INNINGS

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ST. JOSEPH, Mo. – Chloe Miller, Jade Rhodes and Shellie Robinson all hit home runs to lead the Cleveland Comets to a 5-4 eight-inning win over the Aussie Spirit at Western Missouri University’s Griffon Softball Field on Thursday. The…

BROWN, COMETS HOLD OFF SPIRIT

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ST. JOSEPH, Mo. – Devin Brown pitched the first complete game victory in Cleveland Comets franchise history and Jade Rhodes hit her first home run of the season in a 3-1 win over the Aussie Spirit at Missouri Western University on Wednesday. The…

Bandits to Supply Team USA with Pair of Pitchers

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ROSEMONT (June 28, 2018)— The Chicago Bandits have agreed to loan USA Softball a pair of pitchers for the International Cup, which is set to take place July 9-15 in Irvine, California. First-year southpaw Paige Lowary, whom the…

Bandits fall in pitching duel against Pride

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VIERA, Fla. — Haylie Wagner and Aleshia Ocasio combined to allow a single run, but a sacrifice fly proved to be the difference in a 1-0 ballgame Wednesday night at Space Coast Stadium in Viera, Florida. Kelly Kretshman sent a long…

Svekis named recipient of the Tom Hansen Medal

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ROSEMONT, Ill. — Chicago Bandits first-year catcher Gwen Svekis has been named the female recipient of the Tom Hansen Medal, an annual honor bestowed upon one male and one female student athlete- from each of the Pac-12 Conference’s…

Aussie Spirit Win Extra-Inning Thriller

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Kansas City, MO (June 26, 2018) They did it the hard way, but the Aussie Spirit made it back-to-back wins with a thrilling extra-inning win over the Cleveland Comets at the Urban Youth Academy in Kansas City.   The Aussie Spirit…

Romero's Blast Spoils Fico's No-Hit Bid

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VIERA, Fla. (June 26,2018) — Rachele Fico took a no-hit bid into the sixth inning before USSSA Pride second baseman Sierra Romero unloaded a three-run home run to center as the Chicago Bandits lost their second consecutive game…

AUSSIE SPIRIT BREAK LOSING STREAK WITH WIN OVER CLEVELAND COMETS

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Kansas City, MO (June 25, 2018)- A new-look and refreshed Aussie Spirit team returned to the winning list with an impressive 4-1 victory over the Cleveland Comets in the National Pro Fastpitch league.   With Stacey and Ellen Roberts…

Bandits fall for first time in 2018

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VIERA, Fla. — USSSA Pride left fielder Megan Wiggins delivered a walk-off single and the Chicago Bandits lost for the first time during the 2018 season, dropping the series opener 2-1 Monday night at Space Coast Stadium in Viera,…