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…

Ries Delivers Gem in Series-Opening Win Over Eagles

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ROSEMONT (July 8, 2018)— Coley Ries continued her stellar stretch of play against the Beijing Shougang Eagles, and the Chicago Bandits claimed the series opener 1-0 over their international opponents Sunday at Parkway Bank Sports…

2018 NPF Championship Series Tickets on Sale Now

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Nashville, TN (July 3, 2018) -Tickets for the 2018 NPF Championship Series are on sale now through the NPF website at www.profastpitch.com/championship-series. The Series will be held at Parkway Bank Sports Complex in Rosemont, IL, thehome…

COMETS, SPIRIT SPLIT INDEPENDENCE DAY DOUBLEHEADER

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AKRON, Ohio (July 4, 2018)– The Cleveland Comets and Aussie Spirit split an Independence Day doubleheader at Firestone Park on Wednesday.   Cleveland won the first game, 3-2, in eight innings while the Spirit used a pair of home…

Grand Slam Seals Deal for Pride

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VIERA, FL (July 3, 2018) –The Pride battled during game two against the Eagles but sealed the deal with a grand slam in the bottom of the sixth. Keilani Rickett started in the circle and pitched a complete game. She earned the win after…

Pride Soar Past the Eagles in Game 1 of Series

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VIERA, FL (July 2, 2018) – It was a lively game here at the USSSA Space Coast Stadium as the Pride took down Beijing Eagles in the first game of the series by a score of 14-0. This is the second time Beijing and Pride meet up in the 2018…

CLEVELAND COMETS SIGN NE OHIO NATIVE JENNA LILLEY

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CLEVELAND, OH (July 1, 2018)— The Cleveland Comets will open their second home series of the season on Tuesday at Akron’s Firestone Stadium with a new face in the lineup. Northeast Ohio softball fans won’t need a roster to identify…

Bandits to Supply Team USA with Pair of Pitchers

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ROSEMONT (June 28, 2018)— The Chicago Bandits have agreed to loan USA Softball a pair of pitchers for the International Cup, which is set to take place July 9-15 in Irvine, California. First-year southpaw Paige Lowary, whom the…

Svekis named recipient of the Tom Hansen Medal

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ROSEMONT, Ill. — Chicago Bandits first-year catcher Gwen Svekis has been named the female recipient of the Tom Hansen Medal, an annual honor bestowed upon one male and one female student athlete- from each of the Pac-12 Conference’s…

Romero's Blast Spoils Fico's No-Hit Bid

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VIERA, Fla. (June 26,2018) — Rachele Fico took a no-hit bid into the sixth inning before USSSA Pride second baseman Sierra Romero unloaded a three-run home run to center as the Chicago Bandits lost their second consecutive game…

AUSSIE SPIRIT BREAK LOSING STREAK WITH WIN OVER CLEVELAND COMETS

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Kansas City, MO (June 25, 2018)- A new-look and refreshed Aussie Spirit team returned to the winning list with an impressive 4-1 victory over the Cleveland Comets in the National Pro Fastpitch league.   With Stacey and Ellen Roberts…