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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…

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…

CATCHER ASHLEY WALTERS SIGNS WITH COMMOTION

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Los Angeles, CA (March 11, 2020) - The California Commotion announced the signing of veteran catcher Ashley Walters. Walters (Center Point, Texas) played professionally for Scrap Yard the past two years. She played collegiately at Texas…

AUSSIE PEPPERS OF MINNESOTA FIND A NEW HOME IN 2020

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Mankato, MN (March 3, 2020) – The Aussie Peppers of Minnesota are proud to announce they will be playing in a new home throughout the 2020 NPF season. With assistance from the Mankato Moondogs, a Northwoods league baseball organization, and…

Jamee Juarez Returns to National Pro Fastpitch, Joins California Commotion

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Los Angeles, CA (March 4, 2020) - The California Commotion is bringing Jamee Juarez back to National Pro Fastpitch with the announcement of her signing on Wednesday. Juarez (La Puente, Calif.) made her NPF debut with the now-defunct Akron…

Commotion Signs 2019 NFCA All-American Morgan Howe

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Los Angeles, CA (March 2, 2020) - The California Commotion has signed 2019 NFCA All-American Morgan Howe after a standout performance at the open tryout in February. Howe (Powys, Calif), played collegiately for Trisha Ford at Fresno State and…
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Bandits Pitcher Aleshia Ocasio Announces Retirement

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ROSEMONT, Ill. (February 29, 2020)  – After two seasons in the NPF, Aleshia Ocasio has announced her retirement from professional softball. “We want to thank Aleshia for everything she’s brought to our team these last two years,” Bandits…

BSN SPORTS ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH NATIONAL PRO FASTPITCH

Alignment with Women's Pro Softball League Affirms BSN SPORTS’ Commitment to Supporting and Expanding Women’s Athletics –  February 26, 2020, Dallas, TX -- BSN SPORTS, a division of Varsity Brands and the nation’s largest direct…

AUSSIE PEPPERS, COLEY RIES AGREE TO CONTRACT EXTENSION

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Local Standout and Former Mankato Pepper, Coley Ries to play for the Aussie Peppers in 2020 Mankato, Minn. (Feb. 13, 2020) – After a landmark trade brought Ries back to Mankato a year ago to date for the Aussie Peppers inaugural season…

Commotion Signs Sahvanna Jaquish

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Los Angeles, CA (February 13, 2020) - Sahvanna Jaquish, the third overall draft pick of the 2017 National Pro Fastpitch Draft, has signed with the California Commotion. Jaquish, (Highland, Calif.) is the only four-time All-American at…
NPF - photo by Morgan Kiem Wolfe

Bandits Acquire Pitcher Nicole Newman from Peppers for 2021 Draft Pick

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ROSEMONT, Ill. (February 12, 2020) – The Chicago Bandits have acquired RHP Nicole Newman from the Aussie Peppers in exchange for Chicago’s third round pick in the 2021 NPF Draft. Newman was selected in the third round of the 2019 NPF…