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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 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…

BANDITS’ SCROGGINS SIGNS OPAL WITH RAPSODO

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (June 27, 2019) – Chicago Bandits second year outfielder, Jessie Scroggins, and Rapsodo, are partnering in an On Player Ad Location (OPAL) for the 2019 National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) season.  Scroggins, the 15th overall…

Bandits Rallied a 6-4 Comeback Over Team USA

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ROSEMONT, IL (June 15, 2019)– The Chicago Bandits seek redemption against Team USA after a 6-1 upset on Friday (Jun. 14) with a 6-4 comeback Saturday night (Jun. 15). Team USA wasted no time getting runs on the board for an early lead…
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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…
Kelly Barnhill's 1st Win as a Pro

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…