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 Top Bandits in High-Scoring Opener

ROSEMONT, Ill. (July 3, 2017) – The Bandits faltered in the opener of a two-game home series against the Akron Racers on Monday night at The Ballpark at Rosemont, dropping game one by a 12-7 final. Down big in the early innings, the Bandits…

Texas Charge Outhit Akron Racers in Series Finale

AKRON, OH (July 2, 2017) – The Akron Racers wound up on the wrong side of an impromptu fireworks display by the offenses from Akron and the Texas Charge Sunday evening, resulting in a 13-6 loss to the Charge in the final matchup of the three-game…

Pitching Dominates As Racers Sweep Charge In Doubleheader

AKRON, OH (July 1, 2017) – On an evening where pitchers for the Akron Racers and Texas Charge both were in control for most of the doubleheader, clutch hits and making plays when they mattered most were critical.  Saturday night it…

Racers Blank Bandits in Rain Shortened Series Finale

AKRON, OH (June 29, 2017)– Akron Racers starting pitcher Emily Weiman silenced the Chicago Bandit offense and the Racer bats supplied enough offense to earn the 3-0 victory on Thursday night.  Akron won their second consecutive series at…

Miscues Prove Costly As Racers Fall to Bandits

AKRON, OH (June28, 2017) – Defensive miscues and a strong performance by Chicago Bandits starting pitcher Haylie Wagner proved too much for the Akron Racers (8-9) to overcome Wednesday night as the team dropped the second game of the three-game…

RACERS, ROBINSON STAY RED HOT AT HOME BEAT BANDITS

AKRON, OH (June 27, 2017) – The Akron Racers continued to thrive in front of their home crowd, and outfielder Shellie Robinson, in particular, continued swing a hot bat at Firestone Stadium, leading the Racers (8-8) to a 3-2 victory over…

Big Bats Bring Victory For The Racers

AKRON, OH (June 25, 2017) -- For their third game of the season against the Beijing Shougang Eagles, the Akron Racers were eager to defend a perfect record against the Eagles. With a powerful offensive performance, the Racers (7-8) were able…

Racers Edged By Pride In Pitcher's Duel

AKRON, OH (June 24, 2017) – The Akron Racers welcomed the USSSA Pride to Firestone Stadium for the first time this season on Saturday night, and the two teams engaged in a classic back-and-forth battle.  In the end, the Racers (6-8) had…

Double Header at Firestone Stadium Rained Out

AKRON, OH (June 23, 2017) – The scheduled three-team double header featuring the Akron Racers, Beijing Shougang Eagles and USSSA Pride at Firestone Stadium on Friday evening has been postponed due to heavy rain and inclement weather. The…

Betsa Clips Eagles to Lead Racers to Victory

AKRON, OH (June 22, 2017) – Coming off their first home win last night, the Akron Racers showed up determined to defend their home field against the Beijing Shougang Eagles for a second straight night. Despite an early deficit, Akron pulled…