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…

USSSA Pride Capture Second Straight Cowles Cup

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By Kayla Lombardo, Softball America on August 17, 2019 ROSEMONT, Ill. – It was déjà vu for the USSSA Pride in 2019. After a 2018 National Pro Fastpitch Championship Series that saw USSSA record a three-game sweep over the Chicago…

Pride Defeat Bandits to go up 2-0 in NPF Championship Series

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Rosemont, Ill. (August 16, 2019) - The USSSA Pride took the second game of the NPF Championship Series with a 5-4 victory over the Chicago Bandits on Friday. The Pride jumped out to an early lead in the bottom of the first inning. Shelby…

Pride Shut Out Bandits to Take Game 1 of the NPF Championship Series

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Rosemont, Ill. (August 15, 2019) - The USSSA Pride won the first game of the NPF Championship Series 3-0 over the Chicago Bandits behind a strong pitching from their pitching staff on Thursday. National Pro Fastpitch Pitcher of the Year Jolene…

Bandits Clinch Regular Season Title

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Rosemont, Il. (August 7, 2019) - It only took five innings for the Bandits to defeat the Beijing Eagles, 9-1, on Wednesday night. With the victory and a loss by the USSSA Pride, the Bandits clinched the regular season title for the first time…

Bandits Take Both Games of Doubleheader Against Beijing

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Rosemont, Il. (August 6, 2019) - The Bandits continued their winning ways on Tuesday with their second doubleheader sweep of the Beijing Eagles this season. Game 1: Bandits 2, Eagles 1 For the second straight game, a hero was needed to…

Fico Guides Bandits Past Eagles in Pitcher's Duel

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Rosemont, IL.( August 5,2019) – Offense was at a premium in the series opener between the Bandits and the Beijing Eagles, but timely hitting led the Bandits to a 2-1 walk-off win. Rachele Fico was excellent in the circle for the Bandits,…

Eagles upset bid falls short

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Daytona Beach, Florida (July 31, 2019) —The final home game of the year for the Eagles started out as a pitchers duel in Daytona Beach. USSSA Pride starter Jessica Burroughs and Eagles starter Wang Lan traded scoreless innings through five…

Eagles fall to Bandits and Pride in Doubleheader

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Daytona Beach, Florida (July 30, 2019)— The Beijing Shougang hosted yet another doubleheader that included the top two teams in the NPF. Both games didn’t go exactly as planned as the Eagles fell 4-0 and 4-1. Game 1 was dominated by the…

Bandits sweep doubleheader with Eagles

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Daytona Beach, Florida (July 29, 2019)—The Chicago Bandits and Beijing Shougang Eagles played two games Monday night at Jackie Robinson Ballpark but only one team came away happy. The Chicago Bandits full of power and pitching prevailed in…

Wild End Season on a High Note

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The bats come alive as the Wild top the Comets in season finale Marion, IL (July 29, 2019) – The Canadian Wild of Southern Illinois wrapped up regular season play with a dominant 10-5 win over the Cleveland Comets With two on and two…