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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 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…

Eagles fall to Bandits and USSSA in doubleheader

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Daytona Beach, Florida (July 26, 2019)—The Chicago Bandits and Beijing Shougang Eagles were scoreless until the last inning of play in Game 1 of Friday’s doubleheader. Starting pitchers, Wang Lan and Danielle O’Toole were tremendous in…

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.…

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…

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…