2014 USSSA Convention Information

Convention

Click HERE to download the Hotel Information. Click HERE to download the Exhibitor Information   About USSSA: The United States Specialty Sports Association (USSSA), headquartered in Osceola County, Florida, USSSA is the World’s Largest Multi-sport Athletic Organization. Founded in 1968, USSSA has grown to over 3.7 million participants, competing in 13 nationally sanctioned sports including Baseball, Fastpitch, […]

Cat Osterman and Andrea Duran are Thriving after 30

Jami Lobpries Kissimmee, FL-At what age does a female athlete reach her prime? It may depend on the sport and it probably depends on the work the athlete puts into her athletic success. During the 2014 National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) season, two USSSA Florida Pride veterans are making the case that the prime for female […]

2014 Nationwide Conference: 2nd Annual “Demarini Classic”

Classic Glass/Easton from Northern California went undefeated to win the 2nd Annual “Demarini Classic” in Portland, Oregon.  They beat AZM/3n2/Easton 16-8 in the winner’s bracket final on Saturday night and Team Combat/Softball.com impressively 22-17 in the championship leading the whole way.  The games on the main field were livestreamed by Strojan Kennison the director in […]

2014 Nationwide Conference: 36th Annual “Cajun Classic”

Buzini wins for the second year in a row.  They bested a huge field of 56 teams in the 36th Annual Cajun Classic at Pelican Park, in Louisiana.  Buzini was only really challenged once and that was by Nationwide Conference ‘C’ team LA Classic/Worth who came within one run of them in the winner’s bracket semi-finals. […]

Racers Edge the Pride 3-2 in Series Finale

Kissimmee, FL-July 26, 2014- The Akron Racers edge the USSSA Florida Pride Saturday night with a 3-2 victory at ESPN Wide World of Sport Complex in Kissimmee, FL. A three-run third inning was the difference maker as the Racers avoided the sweep and ended the Pride’s six-game win streak. Akron took a 3-0 lead in the third with […]

Shipman’s Game Winning Double Leads Pride to Victory in the 7th

Kissimmee, FL-July 26, 2014- The USSSA Florida Pride win 5-4 with a walk-off, two-run double by Madison Shipman in game one Saturday at ESPN Wide World of Sport Complex in Kissimmee, FL. Trailing 4-2 in the 7th, the Pride scored three runs on five consecutive hits including Shipman’s game-winner. In the bottom of the seventh, Amanda Kamekona […]

Pride Beat Racers 12-2 With a Dominant Offensive Attack

Kissimmee, FL-July 25, 2014- The USSSA Florida Pride used an impressive offensive performance to beat the Akron Racers 12-2 Friday night at ESPN Wide World of Sport Complex in Kissimmee, FL. Even two weather delays and a shift to the  starting lineup could not slow down the offense as the Pride put up 12 runs on […]

Del Ponte Grand Slam Beats the Racers 5-2

Kissimmee, FL-July 24, 2014- A pinch hit grand slam by Brigette Del Ponte lead the USSSA Florida Pride past the Akron Racers 5-2 in game one at ESPN Wide World of Sport Complex in Kissimmee, FL. Down 2-1 in the bottom of the fourth inning, Del Ponte launched the high, inside pitch deep over left […]

Preview of Pride and Akron Series in Kissimmee

By: Jami Lobpries Kissimmee, FL-The USSSA Florida Pride welcome the Akron Racers to Florida for a four game series at ESPN Wide World of Sport Complex in Kissimmee, FL. First pitch is set for 7:05 PM (ET) on Thursday and Friday night. On Saturday, the teams will play a doubleheader starting at 5:30 PM (ET). Currently, the […]

Pride Use a 4 Run 5th Inning to Beat the Bandits 4-0

Kissimmee, FL-July 22, 2014- After going hitless through the first four innings, the USSSA Florida Pride offense erupted for four unearned runs in the fifth to beat the Chicago Bandits 4-0 at ESPN Wide World of Sport Complex in Kissimmee, FL. Former Oklahoma Sooner teammates Keilani Ricketts and Michelle Gascoigne squared off in a pitchers’ […]

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