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…

Racers Lose Exhibition to Canada in 13th Inning

AKRON, OH (July 31, 2017) – Battling back and forth with neither team’s defense or pitching staff willing to break, the Akron Racers and the Canadian National Team matched each other zero for zero as the teams fought into the 13th inning.…

Akron Racers Swept in Doubleheader by USSSA Pride

AKRON, OH (July 27, 2017) – The Akron Racers completed their season series against the first place USSSA Pride Thursday night, being swept in a day-night doubleheader at Firestone Stadium.  The Pride came from behind in the seventh inning…

Akron Racers Fall to Pride in Second Game of Series

AKRON, OH (July 26, 2017) – The Akron Racers were challenged by a brilliant pitching performance from pitcher Angel Bunner and a strong display of offense from the USSSA Pride (27-8), who defeated the Racers (19-20) 9-1 on Wednesday night…

Akron Racers Rally Comes Up Short Against Pride

AKRON, OH (July 25, 2017) – Despite a late-inning comeback attempt, the USSSA Pride (26-8) took Game 1 of the four-game series from the Akron Racers (19-19), winning a tightly contested 5-3 game. Heading into the bottom of the sixth inning,…

Akron Wins Pitching Battle with Texas

CONROE, TX (July 20, 2017) — Akron made the seventh inning count for the second night in a row. After breaking up a no-hitter in Wednesday’s come-from-behind win over the Texas Charge, the Racers used their clutch hitting to rally to…

Racers Break No Hitter for Win Over Charge

SAN MARCOS, TX (July 19, 2017) — For six innings, it appeared the Texas Charge was on the verge of doing something special Wednesday night. Not only did the Charge have a three-run lead, pitcher Dallas Escobedo carried a no-hitter against…

Akron Racers Blank the Eagles to Cap Homestand

AKRON, OH (July 12, 2017) - In their last home appearance before a nine-game stretch on the road, the Akron Racers came out looking to remain undefeated against the Beijing Shougang Eagles on Wednesday evening. With a strong performance from…

Akron Racers Split Three-Team Double Header

AKRON, OH (July 11, 2017) – The Akron Racers split a doubleheader that featured a game against the Beijing Shougang Eagles and a game against the Scrap Yard Dawgs.  Akron came from behind to beat the Eagles 7-2 in the first game, before…

Akron Racers Held Off by Chicago Bandits

AKRON, OH (July 8, 2017) – The Akron Racers battled throughout, but were once again unable to overcome a quick start by the Bandits, as Chicago took the final game of the season series by a score of 3-2 on Saturday night at Firestone…

Akron Racers Can't Overcome Slow Start Against Bandits

AKRON, OH (July 7, 2017) – A slow start offensively and in the pitching circle, paired with a defensive effort that resulted in four errors halted the Akron Racers two-game winning streak against the Chicago Bandits at Firestone Stadium.…