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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…

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…

Chicago Bandits Re-Sign Amanda Chidester

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ROSEMONT, IL (April 16, 2020) – The Chicago Bandits have agreed to terms with All-NPF selection and reigning NPF Player of the Year Amanda Chidester on a one-year contract extension for the 2020 NPF season, team officials announced Thursday…

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…

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…
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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…

NPF COLLEGE DRAFT PRESENTED BY BSN Sports SET FOR 2020

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (February 27, 2020)– The National Pro Fastpitch College Draft Presented by BSN Sports will be held this year in Rosemont, IL, home of the league’s longest existing franchise, the Chicago Bandits.   The much anticipated…

Chicago Bandits Sign Pitching Coach Chanda Bell

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ROSEMONT, IL (February 25, 2020) – The Chicago Bandits have signed pitching coach Chanda Bell for the 2020 NPF season, team officials announced Monday afternoon. The Indianapolis native played a record-breaking career at the University…

Savannah Heebner Announces Retirement

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ROSEMONT, Ill. (February 19, 2020) – Chicago Bandits pitcher Savannah Heebner has announced her retirement from professional softball. “We will miss Savannah and the camaraderie she brought to the room,” Bandits AGM Jourdan Skirha…

Pitcher Kelly Barnhill Signs One-Year Agreement with Bandits

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ROSEMONT, Ill. (February 10, 2020) – The Chicago Bandits and RHP Kelly Barnhill have agreed to terms on a one-year contract agreement, team officials announced Monday afternoon. “I am very excited to be returning to Chicago,” Barnhill…

CHICAGO BANDITS TO HOST TASTE OF TOKYO, AN OLYMPIC PREVIEW PRESENTED BY WILSON

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ROSEMONT, Ill. (February 7, 2020)– The Chicago Bandits will host an Olympic preview series event from June 11-14 called Taste of Tokyo presented by Wilson, league officials announced Friday afternoon. Among the teams in the series event…