National Pro Fastpitch Announces Extended Relationship With “Just Softball”

Nashville, Tennessee – December 11, 2014 – National Pro Fastpitch announced today an extended relationship with “Just Softball” and its president, Deb Hartwig. Hartwig is set to oversee operations of the Championship Series and Special Events for the league. This is an extension of Hartwig’s current position with NPF as Director of the Championship Series. “Deb […]

Pride Return to Alabama to Play Wallace State Tonight

Kissimmee, FL–Tonight, the USSSA Florida Pride take on Wallace State Community College at Heritage Park in Cullman, AL. First pitch is set for 7:00 PM between the Pride and Lady Lions. This marks the third stop on the Pride’s 2014 Fall Tour. The Pride dropped the first contest to the University of Georgia 8-7 on […]

Pride Fall to Bandits 5-2 in Game One at Rosemont

ROSEMONT, Ill. – July 31, 2014 - After falling behind early in the first, the Bandits stormed back and scored the next five runs to defeat the league leading the USSSA Pride 5-2. Monica Abbott got the call for the Bandits while Keilani Ricketts started in the circle for the Pride. The Pride took an early 2-0 lead in the […]

Championship Series Rematch Tonight on CBS Sports Network

By: Jami Lobpries Kissimmee, FL-The final two games of the USSSA Florida Pride and Chicago Bandits series will be broadcast live on CBS Sports Network. First pitch for Monday and Tuesday’s games is set for 7:05 PM (ET) at Disney’s ESPN Wide World of Sport Complex. The USSSA Pride currently lead the series 2-0 after […]

Osterman’s 7 K’s Lead Pride to 5-0 Victory Against the Bandits

Kissimmee, FL-July 20, 2014-A three-run second and a two-run fifth were all Cat Osterman and the USSSA Florida Pride needed for a 5-0 victory against the Chicago Bandits Sunday night at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. Amanda Kamekona’s sacrifice fly to left field in the second inning proved to be the game winner. After […]

USSSA Pride Series at Disney’s Sport Complex to be Nationally Televised

Jami Lobpries Kissimmee, FL-The USSSA Florida Pride will play two nationally televised games against the Chicago Bandits on CBS Sports Network July 21st and July 22nd. First pitch between the USSSA Pride and Chicago Bandits is set for 7:05 PM (ET) at Disney’s ESPN Wide World of Sport Complex. This series has crucial seeding implications as the Pride are […]

Racers Avoid Sweep, Defeat Pride 6-4

By: Rebecca Thomas 07/15/2014 – The Racers took the field tonight looking to avoid being swept by the USSSA Pride. Rachele Fico and Keilani Ricketts, who were both drafted in the first round of the 2013 NPF Senior Draft, each took the circle for their team, looking to earn an important win. The Pride scored […]

Racers Take an Early Lead, Can’t Hang On In Rain Shortened Outing

Akron, OH – July 14, 2014 - Cat Osterman has been the most dominant pitcher in National Pro Fastpitch this season. The Racers knew they would have a battle ahead of them with Osterman in the circle. The Racers bats came alive and got to Osterman in the first inning. Charlotte Morgan launched the first pitch she saw […]

Racers Fall To Pride in Inaugural Akron Racers Classic

Columbus, OH – July 12, 2014 – The Akron Racers headed to Columbus, Ohio for the inaugural Akron Racers Classic at Berliner Park. Lannah Campbell made her first professional start for the Racers, throwing one inning, and allowing five runs on six hits, and recording the loss. Madison Shipman proved to be too much for […]

Racers Fall to Pride 8-4 in Back and Forth Thriller

Akron, OH- With Alison Owen in the circle, the Racers held the Pride scoreless through the first three innings. The Racers took advantage of the strong pitching and took the lead early, when Ashley Thomas singled in the third inning, and was driven in on Nerissa Myers’ single. The Pride responded with three runs of […]

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