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 Break in Field of Dreams With 12-2 Win on Opening Night

AKRON, OH (June 21, 2017) – After months of work and numerous renovations to get the field ready for the 2017 NPF season, the Akron Racers broke open the new “Field of Dreams” at Firestone Stadium with an explosive offense on the way…

Burn The Ships Leaves Mark on Racers on Eve of Opener

AKRON, OH (June 20, 2017) – Before the Akron Racers play in their home opener on Wednesday night (June 21) against the NPF’s newest team the Beijing Shougang Eagles, the team hosted fans for two showings of Burn the Ships, Think Media’s…

Akron Racers Field Manager Resigns; Morgan to Lead Racers

Akron, OH (June 18, 2017) – Akron Racers GM Joey Arrietta officially announced today the departure of Field Manager Brian Levin. Levin, the three-term Racers field manager, will head back to his full-time responsibilities as the head coach…

Akron Pitching Stymies Dawgs Offense in Loss

Conroe, TX (June 15,2017) Just as Akron couldn’t do much with the pitching of Monica Abbott last night, the Scrap Yard Dawgs were no match of Akron’s Jailyn Ford a day later. Ford allowed just three hits and the Racers offense did the rest…

Akron’s Bats Wake Up in the Sixth for the Win Over the Dawgs, 9-3

Conroe, TX (June 13, 2017) Akron’s offense exploded for five runs in the top of the sixth inning en route to a 9-3 victory against the Scrap Yard Dawgs on Tuesday in the Woodlands. After clinging to a 4-3 lead heading into the top of the…

Akron Racers Win 2017 Championship!

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2014 NPF Coaching Staff of the Year Returns to Akron

Dustin Combs (left) and Brian Levin (right) Courtesy of National Pro Fastpitch Levin and Combs set to lead Racers back to the NPF Championship in 2015 Akron, OH – January 12, 2015 - Akron Racers, GM, Joey Arrietta announced today…

Akron drops third straight overall; falls to 1-5

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AKRON - Thursday night’s game between the Washington Glory and Akron Racers pitted two teams both eyeing a win but for different reasons. The Glory needed the win to move to first place in the NPF, while the Racers wanted to try and get…

Tincher loses pro debut; allows three home runs in loss

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Akron, Ohio - The Akron Racers started their home season on Wednesday night, against the defending champion Washington Glory, on the short end of the stick.  The Glory (6-3) powered their way past the Racers (1-4) on the strength of an offensive…