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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…

National Pro Fastpitch Cancels 2020 Season Due to COVID-19

Nashville, TN (May 15, 2020) - The National Pro Fastpitch league will not take the field in 2020 for what would have been the league’s 17th season of competition. The league cited COVID-19 as the sole factor in decision making. “It is…

CHICAGO BANDITS WELCOME RHP COLEY RIES BACK TO ROSEMONT

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ROSEMONT, IL (May 11, 2020) – The Chicago Bandits have agreed to terms with RHP Coley Ries on a one-year contract for the 2020 NPF season, team officials announced Monday afternoon. “I am so excited to be coming back to Chicago and so…

BANDITS SIGN USA SOFTBALL INFIELDER ALI AGUILAR, OLYMPIAN TOTAL REACHES FOUR

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ROSEMONT, IL (May 8, 2020) – The Chicago Bandits have signed infielder Ali Aguilar to a one-year contract good for the 2020 NPF season, team officials announced Friday afternoon. “We’ve got a great softball IQ joining the team in Ali,”…

Outfielder Janie Reed Signs with Chicago Bandits

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ROSEMONT, IL (May 5, 2020) – The Chicago Bandits have agreed to terms on a one-year contract with outfielder Janie Reed for the 2020 NPF season, team officials announced Tuesday afternoon. An alum of the Oregon Softball program, Reed (formerly…

Chicago Bandits Sign LSU Standout Michaela Schlattman

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ROSEMONT, IL (April 22, 2020) – The Chicago Bandits have agreed to contract terms with catcher Michaela Schlattman for the 2020 NPF season, team officials announced Wednesday afternoon. “We can’t wait to have Michaela here in Rosemont…

BANDITS RE-SIGN HANNAH FLIPPEN FOR 2020 NPF SEASON

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ROSEMONT, IL (April 14, 2020) – The Chicago Bandits have agreed to terms with Hannah Flippen on a one-year contract extension for the 2020 NPF season, team officials announced Tuesday afternoon. Flippen is coming back for her second season…

Canadian Wild Becomes Latest NPF Team to Sit Out 2020

Nashville, TN (April 13, 2020) - National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) announced today the Canadian Wild of Southern Illinois, the NPF version of Softball Canada, will not be able to participate in the 2020 season of NPF competition. The COVID-19…

CHICAGO BANDITS SIGN Andrea Filler

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ROSEMONT, IL (April 7, 2020) – The Chicago Bandits have signed former Bandits infielder Andrea Filler to a one-year contract for the 2020 NPF season, team officials announced Tuesday afternoon. Filler signed with the Bandits as a free…

ALESHIA OCASIO RE-SIGNS AFTER RETIREMENT

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ROSEMONT, Ill. (April 1, 2020) – Aleshia Ocasio is coming out of retirement and rejoining the Chicago Bandits for the 2020 NPF season, team officials announced Wednesday afternoon. Ocasio originally announced her retirement at the end of…

Covid-19 Complications Sideline Aussie Peppers for 2020 NPF Season

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Nashville, TN (March 31, 2020) - National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) announced today the Travelodge Aussie Spirit squad, known in the NPF as the Aussie Peppers of Minnesota, will not be able to participate in the 2020 season of NPF competition. The…