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…

Big Innings Lead Beijing Past Cleveland

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ASHLAND, OH (June 7, 2018)—Beijing broke open a scoreless game with five runs in the top of the third inning and the Eagles added seven more in the fifth to defeat host Cleveland at Brookside Park on Thursday. With the win, the Eagles improved…

BEIJING SLIPS PAST CLEVELAND

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ASHLAND, OH (June 6, 2018)- The Beijing Eagles used a pinch-hit RBI triple in the sixth inning and capitalized on a throwing error in the top of the seventh to score the go ahead run in a 3-2 win over host Cleveland on Wednesday at Brookside…

Eagles Spoil Comets Home Opener

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ASHLAND (June 5, 2018)—All-American pitchers Allie Walljasper and Emily Watson combined to strikeout 11 as the visiting Beijing Shougang Eagles topped the Cleveland Comets in their home opener at Brookside Park on Tuesday.   The…

Hernandez Powers Bandits to Series-Opening Sweep

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ROSEMONT (June 3, 2018)— Natalie Hernandez launched her second home run of the series, Kristyn Sandberg added her first homer of the season, and the Chicago Bandits downed the Cleveland Comets 12-5 to sweep the four-game set Sunday afternoon…

Turnier, Taylor guide Bandits to third straight win

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ROSEMONT (06/02/2018) — The Bandits were forced to deal with an early exit from starting pitcher Danielle O’Toole due to injury, but powered through to their third consecutive victory to begin the 2018 season, defeating the Cleveland Comets…

Gano, Crane Shine as Bandits Beat Comets in Rosemont

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Photo credit: Nick Monaghan, courtesy of National Pro Fastpitch ROSEMONT (6/1) — After a transition from the Italian Softball League to National Pro Fastpitch, it’s safe to say Courtney Gano enjoyed her first few days in the Windy City.…

Bandits Claim Season Opener Behind Haylie Wagner

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  ROSEMONT – (May 31, 2018 ) Haylie Wagner built off an impressive 2017 campaign with a dominant outing in her first start of the 2018 season. Behind five shutout innings of from the southpaw, the Bandits earned a 9-0 season-opening…

CLEVELAND COMETS SIGN NPF VETERAN JADE RHODES

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CLEVELAND, OH (May 26, 2018)--The Cleveland Comets added a veteran first baseman to their roster with the signing of former Auburn University standout Jade Rhodes, who signed a two-year deal with the club earlier this week. “Jade is an…

Cleveland Comets Sign Randi Rupp

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Photo courtesy of Texas State University Athletics Cleveland, OH (May 25, 2018) The Cleveland Comets used the third pick in the 2018 National Pro Fastpitch draft to select Texas State University right-handed pitcher Randi Rupp and on Friday…

Comets Sign South Alabama’s Devin Brown to Two-Year Agreement

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PHOTO CREDIT:  photo by Brad McPherson, courtesy of University of South Alabama Cleveland, OH (May 25, 2018) The Cleveland Comets used the 20th pick in the 2018 National Professional Fastpitch draft to select University of South Alabama…