Entries by Julie Walton

NATIONAL PRO FASTPITCH RENEWS WITH RAWLINGS

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Mar. 7, 2019)– National Pro Fastpitch renewed Rawlings as an Official Equipment Supplier and exclusive helmet supplier of the league for the 2019 season. The partnership positions Rawlings helmets on all players for competition and practice. In addition, Rawlings is a supplier in the categories of bats, gloves, batting gloves, protective gear, equipment […]

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Burroughs Lands OPAL With BreakThrew Fastpitch

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 25, 2019) – Jessica Burroughs signed an NPF On Player Ad Location (OPAL) agreement with BreakThrew Fastpitch that will put the training school brand on Burrough’s forearm sleeve for the duration of the 2019 season. Burroughs, the first overall pick of the 2017 NPF College Draft, by the USSSA Pride, graduated from […]

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Bandits GM, Mascot Surprise Marie Marcum at Her Softball Practice

JOLIET, Ill (February 23, 2019). — ‘We are all athletes here, and you are good enough.’ That served as the resounding message Bandits general manager Toni Calmeyn, outfielder Brenna Moss and head coach Lauren Lappin delivered to Marie Marcum and her travel team Saturday afternoon. The 9-year-old softball player endured ridicule from a baseball-themed arcade game […]

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Rosemont Tourism Bureau to Sponsor Entire Bandits Team with OPALs

ROSEMONT, Ill. (February 21, 2019) —In a partnership announced Thursday afternoon, the Chicago Bandits and the Rosemont Visitor and Tourism Bureau have reached an agreement that will provide every Bandits player and coach with an On-Player Ad Location (OPAL) during the 2019 season. National Pro Fastpitch launched the OPAL program in December. It is designed […]

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BIANKA BELL SIGNS 2-YEAR EXTENSION WITH USSSA PRIDE

VIERA, FL. (February 14, 2019) – The USSSA Florida Pride has signed a 2-year extension with three year NPF veteran utility player Bianka Bell, team officials announced today. Stellar former LSU Tiger and Tampa native, Bell helped lead LSU to back-to-back Women’s College World Series appearances in 2015 and 2016 and became the fastest player […]

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HENDERSON SIGNS 2-YEAR EXTENSION WITH USSSA PRIDE

VIERA, FL (January 30, 2019) – The USSSA Florida Pride have signed veteran pitcher Jolene Henderson to a two-year extension team officials announced today. Henderson in 2018 earned the Diamond Sports Pitcher of the Year Award after the right-hander posted a stellar 10-0 record throughout the regular season with a minuscule 0.40 ERA as part […]