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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…

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…
photo by Sam Payton, courtesy of NPF 2020

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…

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…

2019 All-NPF Infielder Abby Ramirez Agrees to One-Year Extension with the Bandits

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ROSEMONT, Ill. (February 6, 2020) – The Chicago Bandits have agreed to terms with Abby Ramirez on a one-year contract extension for the 2020 NPF season, team officials announced Thursday afternoon. “We are super excited to have Abby…

Veteran Pitcher Cheridan Hawkins Joins California Commotion Roster

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Los Angeles, CA  (February 5, 2020) – The California Commotion added veteran leadership with the signing of professional softball player Cheridan Hawkins. “I’m thankful for another opportunity to play the game that I love,” said…

California Commotion Signs Michigan Standout Faith Canfield

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Los Angeles, CA  (February 3, 2020) – The California Commotion announced the signing of infielder Faith Canfield on Monday. Canfield (Garden Grove, Calif.) is currently a graduate assistant at Northwestern after capping a stellar four-year…