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…

Eagles and Spirit Split Tuesday Doubleheader

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Eagles and Spirit Split Tuesday Doubleheader DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (May 29, 2018) – The Beijing Eagles and Aussie Spirit wrapped up their six-game series in Daytona Beach on Tuesday with a doubleheader split. The Eagles took game one…

Spirit Strike Early, Hang On to Defeat Eagles

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (May 27, 2018) – The Aussie Spirit scored once in the first and twice in the second took take an early 3-0 lead and held on for a 3-1 victory over the Beijing Eagles on Sunday night. The win moves the Spirit to 5-5 on the…

Aussie Sweeps Saturday Doubleheader Against Beijing with Pair of One-Run Victories Games

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (May 26, 2018) – The Aussie Spirit swept a pair of one-run contests on Saturday at the Embry-Riddle Softball Stadium, downing the Beijing Eagles 1-0 and 4-3 (10) to first, snap Beijing’s (5-4) four-game winning streak…

Beijing Eagles Extend Win Streak to Four with 6-0 Shutout of Aussie Spirit

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (May 25, 2018) – The Beijing Eagles scored twice in the bottom of the first inning and that would prove to be all the offense they would need as Angel Bunner and a pair of relievers kept the Aussie Spirit off the scoreboard,…

SPIRIT FALL TO EAGLES IN FIRST NPF ROAD GAME

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Springfield, MO (May 22, 2018) - The Aussie Spirit’s first road game of their inaugural National Pro Fastpitch season ended with a 5-1 loss to the Beijing Eagles in Springfield, Missouri. Travelling about three hours from their home base at…

Aussie Spirit Falls to Beijing Eagles in Extras During League Debut

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Angel Bunner, Beijing Eagles - Photo by Charles Kempf ST. JOSEPH, MO (May 19, 2018) – Nearly 500 fans at Missouri Western were in for a treat on opening night of the league’s 15th season as the Aussie Spirit’s NPF debut resulted in…

WEAVER READY FOR SECOND PHASE OF HER CAREER

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When you lose your passion for your favourite sport, it’s time to take a break. But what happens when you regain that passion? You make a comeback, of course. Melinda Weaver knows all about that. Having represented the Aussie Spirit 107…

Tamieka Whitefield Ready for the Challenge of NATIONAL PRO FASTPITCH (NPF) as the Youngest Member of the Aussie Spirit Team

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Collingwood, Victoria, Australia (March 22, 2018) At some time in the future, Tamieka Whitefield will probably be up the front of a classroom in her career as a teacher. But that time may be a long way off. Before then, Whitefield has…

Olympics Can Wait – Justine’s Focus Is On 2018

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Collingwood, Victoria, Australia (March 16, 2018) As the youngest member of the 2008 Aussie Spirit Olympic team, Justine Smethurst seemed to have a long Olympic career ahead of her. That all looked to have ended when softball was dumped from…

Taylah Tsitsikronis First to Sign with Aussie Spirit

Collingwood, Victoria, Australia   (March 7, 2018) Taylah Tsitsikronis has become the first player to sign a contract with the Aussie Spirit to play in the National Pro Fastpitch league in the USA this year. It’s the first of many such…