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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…
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Southpaw Haylie Wagner Re-Signs with Bandits for 2020 Season

ROSEMONT, Ill. – The Chicago Bandits have come to terms with southpaw Haylie Wagner on a 1-year deal, the club announced Friday afternoon. The former University of Michigan Wolverine started her professional career with the Pennsylvania…

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…

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 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…
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Bandits Dominate in Doubleheader to Conclude Series Against Comets

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ROSEMONT, III. (June 9, 2019 – The Chicago Bandits (5-0) dominate doubleheader games on Sunday (Jun. 9) against the Cleveland Comets. Game 1 concluded with a score of 6-1, while the Bandits also took care of game 2, 10-3. Bandits 6, Comets…
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Bandits Win Game 3 in Extra Innings Against the Comets

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ROSEMONT, III. (June 8, 2019)– The Chicago Bandits (3-0) came out on top (9-8) during extra innings for Game 3 of the series against the Cleveland Comets on Saturday night (Jun. 8). The Comets took control of the game in the bottom of…

Wagner Returns to Michigan as Graduate Manager

Haylie Wagner - Photo credit: Nick Monaghan, courtesy of National Pro Fastpitch ROSEMONT, IL (September 5, 2018) — Chicago Bandits standout southpaw Haylie Wagner has been named a graduate manager at the University of Michigan, Wolverines…