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…

Waldrop's Gem Sends Bandits Past Charge in Game of Friendly Faces

ROSEMONT, IL (June 15, 2017) – “It’s not us no more, it’s just you and me.” The lyrics to “You & Me” by Marc E. Bassy, the song that Sahvanna Jaquish walks up to, helped describe Thursday night’s game day atmosphere as…

In Day of Firsts, Bandits Sweep Beijing in Dominant Fashion

ROSEMONT, IL (June 9 ,2017). – After rookie backstop Sahvanna Jaquish, in her first professional game, threw out a Beijing Shougang Eagles baserunner trying to steal third, veteran third baseman Stacy May-Johnson pointed back to Jaquish as…

Marshall, Moss Propel Bandits to Third Straight Win

ROSEMONT, IL (June 8, 2017) – It’s only fitting that The Ballpark at Rosemont was greeted by six incoming flights to O’Hare International Airport in the early stages of Thursday night’s 3-2 win over the Beijing Shougang Eagles.…

Marshall's Big Day Propels Bandits to Fourth Win of Season

ROSEMONT, IL (June 7, 2017) – The Bandits improved to 4-1 on Wednesday night after an impressive shutout victory over the Beijing Shougang Eagles. All three phases of the game came together for Chicago, highlighted by Sammy Marshall’s three-hit…

Bandits Edge Beijing 1-0 in Historic Day for NPF

ROSEMONT, IL (June 6, 2017) – Dust off the NPF record book – an update is needed after Tuesday’s historic game at The Ballpark at Rosemont. Chicago squeaked out a 1-0 win against the Beijing Shougang Eagles, the NPF’s newest franchise,…

CHINESE AFFILIATE SOFTBALL TEAM MAKES THEIR LEAGUE DEBUT AT THE BALLPARK IN ROSEMONT

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ROSEMONT, IL (June 5, 2017) – Beijing Shougang will be making their league debut at the Ballpark in Rosemont against the Chicago Bandits in a 4-game series that kicks off tomorrow, Tuesday, June 6th at 11:05 a.m. CT. The following games in…

Akron Racers Take Final Game of Series, 7-5

Rosemont, IL (June 3, 2017) - As the Bandits walked off the field following a 7-5 loss in Saturday night’s series finale against the Akron Racers at The Ballpark at Rosemont, assistant coach Kyla Holas walked up to her players for a brief…

May-Johnson's Pinch Hit Single Leads Bandits to Series Win

ROSEMONT, IL (June 2, 2017) – As Stacy May-Johnson walked off the field after a 9-4 victory, the first one to greet her, with a huge smile, was none other than her daughter, Corrie. “I didn’t know if she’d be here, or if she’d…

Bandits Open Regular Season With Walk-off Win Over Akron

ROSEMONT, IL (June 1, 2017) For the third year in a row, the Chicago Bandits began their season 1-0 after Thursday night’s 3-2 win against the Akron Racers. Emily Carosone delivered the Vaultz® Lock it Up!® Play of the Game with a walk-off…

Sharonda McDonald Named Head Coach for the Chicago Bandits

ROSEMONT, IL (February 21, 2017) – The Chicago Bandits have hired University of Florida assistant coach Sharonda McDonald as the team’s new head coach for the 2017 season, general manager Toni Calmeyn announced on Tuesday. McDonald,…