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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…

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…

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,…

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…

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 Extend Winning Streak to 9 with a Series Opener Victory Over the Comets

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Rosemont, Ill. (July 3, 2019) - Aleshia Ocasio pitched four shutout innings in relief to ensure a 8-1 victory for the Bandits (15-3) over the Comets (9-13) on Wednesday. After replacing starter Haylie Wagner in the third inning, Ocasio only…

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 Drop Pitching Duel to Team USA, 2-0

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ROSEMONT, IL (June 16, 2019) – The Chicago Bandits fell short 2-0 against Team USA after 6 scoreless innings on Sunday at Parkway Bank Sports Complex. Team USA came out victorious with a 2-1 record in the exhibition series over the Bandits. After…

Bandits Beat Comets In A Five Inning Shut-Out

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ROSEMONT, III. – The Chicago Bandits (2-0) have defeated the Cleveland Comets in five innings after a 8-run rule on Friday (Jun. 7). Brenna Moss started the Bandits off in the top of the third inning with a grounder up the middle following…

CHICAGO BANDIT COURTNEY GANO SIGNS OPAL AGREEMENT WITH STRIKES!

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 25, 2019) –Chicago Bandit standout, Courtney Gano and STRIKES! Baseball and Softball Academy, recently inked an On Player Ad Location (OPAL) agreement for the 2019 season.  “I am really excited to represent a local…