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+ Adds Exclusive Rights to Select Regular Season National Pro Fastpitch Games; Becomes Exclusive Home to the League’s Cowles Cup Championship Series

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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…

Historic Season Concludes for Bandits as Pride Secure Cowles Cup Title

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ROSEMONT — After three consecutive years of frustration in the postseason, the USSSA Pride can lay claim to the Cowles Cup championship. The Pride capped off a historic 2018 season with a 4-0 win Saturday night at Parkway Bank Sports…

Ricketts rolls as Pride defeat Bandits in Game 2

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Photo credit: DIna Kwit, courtesy of National Pro Fastpitch   ROSEMONT — As has been the case all season-long against USSSA Pride southpaw Keilani Ricketts, the Chicago Bandits could not muster a run against the veteran southpaw…

Pendley’s Blast Paces Pride in Narrow Game 1 Win

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ROSEMONT, Ill. — Shelby Pendley delivered a two-run home run in to erase a late deficit, and the USSSA Pride took Game 1 of a best-of-five Championship Series against the Chicago Bandits by a score of 3-2 Thursday night at Parkway Bank Sports…

Moss ties single-season hits record in regular season finale

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ROSEMONT — Brenna Moss reached a milestone in the Chicago Bandits’ 10-5 loss against the USSSA Pride to close the regular season Sunday night at Parkway Bank Sports Complex. The veteran left fielder recorded her 65th base knock of the…

Scroggins' late-game heroics propels Bandits past Pride

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Photo credit: Dina Kwit, courtesy of National Pro Fastpitch   ROSEMONT — Jessie Scroggins delivered a two-RBI single in the sixth inning and the Bandits claimed a 4-3 victory in a back-and-forth battle against the league-leading…

Carosone, Bandits down Pride in series opener

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Photo credit: Dina Kwit, courtesy of National Pro Fastpitch   ROSEMONT — A two-run homer off the bat of Emily Carosone proved to be the difference as the Chicago Bandits earned a narrow 2-1 victory over the USSSA Pride in their…

Sandberg, Moss reach milestones in series finale against Comets

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Photo credit: Nick Monaghan, courtesy of National Pro Fastpitch   AVON, Ohio — The Chicago Bandits completed a season sweep of the Cleveland Comets and claimed a 10-1 win in the series finale Sunday at Sprenger Stadium in Avon,…

Sanders homers in fourth straight game as Bandits top Comets

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Photo credit: Nick Monaghan, courtesy of National Pro Fastpitch   AVON, Ohio — Guided by a pair of two-run homers from NPF Player of the Year candidate Brenna Moss and rookie DJ Sanders, the Chicago Bandits secured their sixth…

Bandits drill Comets for fifth straight win

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Photo credit: Ryan Breiding, courtesy of National Pro Fastpitch   AVON, Ohio — The Chicago Bandits introduced Sprenger Stadium to professional softball Friday night and did so with a bang. Kristyn Sandberg, DJ Sanders and Stacy…

Carda cruises to dominant win over Comets

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Photo credit: Ryan Breiding, courtesy of National Pro Fastpitch   AKRON, Ohio — Ally Carda did it all for the Bandits on Thursday night at Firestone Stadium in Akron, Ohio. The second-year right-hander collected her fourth win…