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…

Abbott Came One Pitch Away From No-Hitter In Win Over Akron

BATON ROUGE, LA (August 17, 2017) – Monica Abbott of the Scrap Yard Dawgs came within one pitch of a no-hitter in the second game of the NPF Championship semifinals, but walked away with a complete game 4-1 win over Akron Racers to take a…

Akron Racers End Regular on Winning Note, Claim Third Place

AKRON, OH (August 13, 2017) – One day after securing their place in the 2017 NPF Championship Series, the Akron Racers found themselves battling for seeding.  Just like last night, it was designated player Sami Fagan delivering the clutch…

Akron Racers Clinch Postseason Berth With Win Over Texas Charge

AKRON, OH (August 12, 2017) – The Akron Racers entered Saturday night needing just one victory to ensure a trip to Tiger Park in Baton Rouge, Louisiana for the 2017 NPF Championship Series, designated player Sami Fagan came through with…

Defensive Miscues Prove Costly For Racers in Loss to Dawgs

AKRON, OH (August 10, 2017) – The Akron Racers (24-24) could not overcome a rough start defensively, committing three errors in the first inning, as the Scrap Yard Dawgs won the series finale 5-2 on Thursday night to split the four-game series. The…

Akron Racers Sweep Doubleheader Against Scrap Yard Dawgs

AKRON, OH (August 9, 2017) – Looking to close in on a spot in the NPF Championship Series next week, the Akron Racers locked up a valuable sweep over the Scrap Yard Dawgs in a doubleheader on Wednesday night at Firestone Stadium, coming from…

Home Runs Lift Scrap Yard Dawgs Past Akron Racers

AKRON, OH (August 8, 2017) – The Scrap Yard Dawgs chipped away at the Akron Racers Tuesday night in the first game of the teams’ four-game series at Firestone Stadium, scoring in six of the seven innings, including five one run innings,…

Akron Racers Blank Eagles in Doubleheader Sweep of Beijing

AKRON, OH (August 5, 2017) – The Akron Racers decisively swept the Beijing Shougang Eagles in a doubleheader on Saturday evening, winning by scores of 7-0 and 9-0 in the two games, to complete a season series sweep of the Eagles and improve…

Friday's Akron Racers Game Against Beijing Eagles Postponed

AKRON, OH (August 4, 2017) – Due to heavy rain, resulting in dangerous field conditions, and the threat of more rain in the evening, Friday’s game between the Akron Racers and Beijing Shougang Eagles has been postponed.  The game will…

Akron Racers Rout Beijing Eagles in Shutout

AKRON, OH (August 3, 2017) – With the Akron Racers playing as the visitors at Firestone Stadium, due to the fact the Beijing Shougang Eagles do not have a home field, it didn’t seem to bother the Racers, who jumped out of the gates quickly…

Akron Racers Force Tie Game With Canada

AKRON, OH (August 1, 2017) – After a marathon, 13-inning game the night before, Tuesday’s exhibition between the Akron Racers and Team Canada could have been destined for a similar outcome. However, the game was pre-determined to last only…