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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 Promote Skirha to Assistant GM

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ROSEMONT — The Chicago Bandits have named director of operations and promotions Jourdan Skirha as the team’s new assistant general manager, team officials announced Friday morning. Skirha, who has served as the director of…

NATIONAL PRO FASTPITCH RENEWS WITH RAWLINGS

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Mar. 7, 2019)– National Pro Fastpitch renewed Rawlings as an Official Equipment Supplier and exclusive helmet supplier of the league for the 2019 season. The partnership positions Rawlings helmets on all players for competition…

DJ Sanders and Kinship Entertainment Agree to OPAL

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 28, 2019) – Infielder DJ Sanders of the Chicago Bandits and Kinship Entertainment have agreed to an On Player Ad Location (OPAL) deal that will specifically involve the entertainment company’s Out of Place Art of Facts…

Burroughs Lands OPAL With BreakThrew Fastpitch

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 25, 2019) – Jessica Burroughs signed an NPF On Player Ad Location (OPAL) agreement with BreakThrew Fastpitch that will put the training school brand on Burrough’s forearm sleeve for the duration of the 2019 season. Burroughs,…

Bandits GM, Mascot Surprise Marie Marcum at Her Softball Practice

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JOLIET, Ill (February 23, 2019). — ‘We are all athletes here, and you are good enough.’ That served as the resounding message Bandits general manager Toni Calmeyn, outfielder Brenna Moss and head coach Lauren Lappin delivered to…

BANDITS’ OCASIO INKS OPAL DEAL WITH HITTRAX

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 22, 2019)– Aleshia Ocasio and HitTrax agreed to an On Player Ad Location (OPAL) activation that will pair the two for the 2019 season. The OPAL program was launched by the league in December and designed specifically…

Rosemont Tourism Bureau to Sponsor Entire Bandits Team with OPALs

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ROSEMONT, Ill. (February 21, 2019) —In a partnership announced Thursday afternoon, the Chicago Bandits and the Rosemont Visitor and Tourism Bureau have reached an agreement that will provide every Bandits player and coach with an On-Player…

BIANKA BELL SIGNS 2-YEAR EXTENSION WITH USSSA PRIDE

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VIERA, FL. (February 14, 2019) – The USSSA Florida Pride has signed a 2-year extension with three year NPF veteran utility player Bianka Bell, team officials announced today. Stellar former LSU Tiger and Tampa native, Bell helped lead LSU…

WIGGINS RETURNS TO THE PRIDE IN 2019 WITH A ONE YEAR EXTENSION

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VIERA, FL (January 25, 2019) – The USSSA Florida Pride have signed outfielder Megan Wiggins to a one-year extension Pride officials announced. Wiggins began her career in the NPF in 2011 and was acquired by the Pride in a trade with the…

HENDERSON SIGNS 2-YEAR EXTENSION WITH USSSA PRIDE

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VIERA, FL (January 30, 2019) – The USSSA Florida Pride have signed veteran pitcher Jolene Henderson to a two-year extension team officials announced today. Henderson in 2018 earned the Diamond Sports Pitcher of the Year Award after the…