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…

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,…

Softball Australia to Send Players to the NPF

Collingwood VIC, Australia (February 16, 2017) - Some of Australia’s best female softball players will have the opportunity of a lifetime when they join the Chicago Bandits to play professionally in the USA this year. Softball Australia…

Village of Rosemont Assumes Ownership of Chicago Bandits Franchise for 2017 Season

Rosemont, Ill. (Feburuary 1, 2017) – The Village of Rosemont announced today that it will assume the ownership of the National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) Chicago Bandits team franchise for the 2017 season. Under the new ownership, updates will be…

Chicago Bandits - Stealing Home Plate

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Bandits Make Quick Work Of Pride - Capture Cowles Cup

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Sulphur, LA - All season long the USSSA Florida Pride had softball fans confident that they would repeat as Cowles Cup Champions. The Chicago Bandits never got that memo as they struck early and often in a 10-3 rout of the defending and regular…

Scoggins tosses gem in 2-1 Thunder win

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ROCKFORD - Starting pitcher Cassidy Scoggins (2-0) allowed just one Chicago run for her second straight game en route to a 2-1 Thunder victory over the visiting Bandits. Savannah Brown had the only hit of the evening for Rockford (3-1),…

Bandits take game three from Rockford, 5-2

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ROCKFORD – Shanna Diller slugged a two-run homer in her first professional plate appearance Saturday night to bring the game to within one run, but it was not enough to lift the Thunder to their second come-from-behind win in three days…