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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…

Bandits Wrap Up Five Game Series with Win Over Peppers

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North Mankato, MN (July 11, 2019) —The Aussie Peppers of Minnesota and Chicago Bandits wrapped up a five game series Thursday night in North Mankato, Minnesota. Chicago wins the series finale by a final of 7-1 over the Peppers to win the…

Bandits Win Double Header Over Comets to Complete Series Sweep and Extend Winning Streak to 13

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 Rosemont, Ill. (July 6, 2019) - The Chicago Bandits (19-3) won both games of a double header against the Cleveland Comets (9-17) on Saturday.  Game 1: In a low scoring affair, the Bandits defeated the Comets 3-1 for the first game of…

Bandits Pull Away Late From Comets on Independence Day to Extend Winning Streak to Ten

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Rosemont, Ill. - Rachel Fico pitched a complete game shutout and was the lynchpin of a 4-0 victory for the Chicago Bandits (16-3) over the Cleveland Comets (9-14) on Thursday. Fico was dominant in the pitching circle, striking out eight batters.…

Bandits Win Pair of One-Run Games for Six-Game Sweep of Wild

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ROSEMONT, Ill. — The Bandits continued to showcase their magic in one-run games, taking a pair of tight decisions from the Canadian Wild to sweep the six-game series. Chicago won the opener with a fifth-inning rally, and then took the nightcap…

BANDITS’ CHEEK SIGNS OPAL WITH JOLLEY ELECTRIC

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (July 1, 2019) – Chicago Bandits rookie infielder, Abbey Cheek, and Jolley Electric, are partnering for an On Player Ad Location (OPAL) for the 2019 National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) season.  Cheek, the 14th overall selection…

Bandits Outlast Wild in 10-inning Marathon on Scroggins’ Walk-Off Single

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ROSEMONT, Ill. (June 30, 2019) — Jessie Scroggins was in the middle of everything for the Bandits on Sunday. Scroggins capped a three-hit night with a walk-off single in the 10th, securing the Bandits’ sixth straight win, this one a 7-6…

Stellar Pitching Leads Bandits to Doubleheader Sweep of Wild

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ROSEMONT, Ill. (June 29, 2019) — The Bandits allowed just one run and five hits over 15 total innings, taking both games Saturday from the Canadian Wild to improve to 11-3 on the season. Haylie Wagner threw an eight-inning complete-game shutout…

O’Toole, Extra-Base Hits Lead Bandits Past Wild

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ROSEMONT, Ill. — Jenna Caira came into Friday night’s game having pitched 27.2 innings this season without allowing an earned run. But that didn’t seem to bother Amanda Chidester and the rest of the Bandits’ offense. Chidester set…