Entries by Julie Walton

NATIONAL PRO FASTPITCH ADDS BIG LEAGUE CHEW

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (February 14, 2019)– National Pro Fastpitch and Big League Chew announced a partnership today that will couple the world’s premier professional softball league with the iconic bubble gum brand beginning with the 2019 season. Big League Chew recently made national headlines with the release of its new softball character, available online now and […]

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Bandits, Team USA Member Flippen Agree to One-Year Deal

Feb. 12, 2019 Photo credit: USA Softball ROSEMONT, Ill. — The Chicago Bandits have signed Team USA infielder Hannah Flippen to a one-year contract, team officials announced Tuesday afternoon. Flippen, the 17th overall selection in the fourth round of the 2017 NPF Draft, boasts NPF experience on her playing resume, as well as considerable experience on […]

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Bandits Sign Team USA Standout Chidester to One-Year Deal

Photo credit: USA Softball   ROSEMONT, Ill. – The Chicago Bandits have agreed on a one-year contract with veteran catcher/infielder Amanda Chidester, team officials announced Monday afternoon. Chidester, the 11th overall selection in the third round of the 2012 NPF Draft, has amassed seven years of experience with USA Softball and one season in National Pro […]

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Game Schedule Announced for Women’s National Team Training Camp in Rosemont, IL

OKLAHOMA CITY — Fans in the Chicago metro area will have the opportunity to catch the 2019 Women’s National Team (WNT) June 14-16 as Team USA is slated for five exhibition games in Rosemont, Ill. against teams within the National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) league – three against the Chicago Bandits and two against the USSSA Pride.  […]

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SHELBY PENDLEY AGREES TO TWO YEAR CONTRACT EXTENSION

VIERA, FL. (January 18, 2019) – The USSSA Florida Pride has signed 4 year veteran infielder Shelby Pendley to a 2 year extension, Pride officials announced today. Drafted 2nd overall out of Oklahoma in the 2015 NPF College Draft by the Pride, Pendley, has posted a 4 year.300 batting average and holds NPF accolades of 4 […]

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WIGGINS PARTNERS WITH SWINGRAIL IN OPAL DEAL

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (January 31, 2019) – Megan Wiggins and SWINGRAIL have reached an agreement to partner through the National Pro Fastpitch On Player Ad Location (OPAL) program for the 2019 season.  Wiggins, a highly decorated veteran of National Pro Fastpitch, was drafted out of the University of Georgia in 2011, by the Chicago Bandits. She […]

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USSSA PRIDE SIGN VETERAN CHAMBERLAIN TO TWO-YEAR EXTENSION

VIERA, FL. (January 18, 2019) – The USSSA Florida Pride has signed 4 year veteran standout Lauren Chamberlain to a 2 year extension, team officials announced today. Though somewhat sidelined by injury throughout her professional career which limited her offensive ability, in 2018 she proved why she deserved to be the 1st pick Overall in the […]