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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…

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…

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,…

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…

Fico Fires Perfect Game as Bandits Complete Sweep of Peppers

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ROSEMONT, Ill. (July 20, 2019) — Rachele Fico holds the national record for perfect games by a high school pitcher with 26. She threw one as a college sophomore for LSU against Southeastern Louisiana in 2011. This makes her no stranger…

O’Toole Wins Pitching Duel Against Parnaby as Bandits Edge Peppers, 1-0

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 ROSEMONT, Ill. (July 19, 2019)—Danielle O’Toole threw a complete four-hit shutout, leading the Bandits to a 1-0 victory to clinch a series win.  O’Toole and Peppers ace Kaia Parnaby were locked in a pitchers’ duel right from the…

DiCarlo’s Big Night Leads Bandits Over Peppers

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ROSEMONT, Ill. (July 18, 2019) — After a road trip during which they lost four of seven, the Bandits were eager to get back on their home turf Thursday night.  Chicago responded with a run-rule victory, pulling away with eight runs in…

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 Cruise Past Comets to Secure 11th Straight Win

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 Rosemont, Ill. (July 5, 2019) -  A four run third inning sparked the Chicago Bandits (17-3) in their 5-1 victory over the Cleveland Comets (9-15) on Friday.  After Emily Crane got on base with a walk, Gwen Svekis started the scoring…

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.…