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Pride Take Game One of Final Series

August 21, 2016
Pride Take Game One of Final Series

Tuscaloosa, AL-August 21, 2016 – The USSSA Pride’s formula for success isn’t fancy: a lot of pitching and some timely hitting. The regular-season champion Pride stuck to that model to defeat the Chicago Bandits 3-1 on Sunday night at Rhoads Stadium in the opening game of the best-of-three NPF Championship Series. A crowd of 1,618 for Sunday’s session assured a…

August 21, 2016
USSSA Pride Move On to Final Series

Tuscaloosa, AL-August 21, 2016 – Whatever chance the Akron Racers had of knocking off the top-seeded USSSA Pride in the semifinal round of the NPF Championship Series dissipated in a long sixth inning Sunday at Rhoads Stadium. A quartet of Akron pitchers threw a total of 56 pitches in the inning as the Pride batted around in a…

August 20, 2016
Ricketts and Pride Shut Out Racers for 1-0 Series Lead

Tuscaloosa, AL-August 19, 2016 – Following a one-hour rain delay that postponed the start of tonight’s game at Rhoads Stadium between the top-seeded USSSA Pride and the Akron Racers, the two teams cruised through a pitchers’ duel with a three-run home run by Lauren Chamberlain accounting for the entire offensive output in a 3-0 shutout victory…

August 19, 2016
Kelly Kretschman and the USSSA Pride Shine at the 2016 NPF Awards Banquet

Tuscaloosa, AL-August 19, 2016- It was a memorable night out in Tuscaloosa for the USSSA Pride who took home a total of fourteen awards Thursday night at the 2016 NPF Banquet. It was a night that recognized the league’s stand-out players in a setting fit for Alabama alumni Kelly Kretschman who stole the show with…

August 17, 2016
Kelly Kretschman Named First Triple Crown Winner in NPF History

Kissimmee, FL– August 17, 2016- Kelly Kretschman has made NPF history becoming the first Pro Fastpitch player to earn the prestigious Triple Crown award in her 11th year in the league. At nearly 37 years of age, Kretschman led the NPF in batting average (.466), home runs (13) and RBI (45) to earn the league’s…

August 12, 2016
Pride end regular season with a win

Kissimmee, FL—August 12, 2016—The USSSA Pride ended their regular season in the same way they started it: with a win. In their final game of the regular season, the Pride defeated the Akron Racers in a tight contest that ended in a score of 4-3.  The scoring started in the third inning. The Racers jumped…

August 11, 2016
USSSA Florida Pride Crowned 2016 Regular Season Champs

  Kissimmee, FL– August 11, 2016- With 36 wins on the season, the USSSA Pride clenched their third consecutive regular season championship (2014, 2015, 2016) and earned the top seed in this month’s NPF Championship Series. Since 2009, the USSSA Florida Pride has claimed the regular season title five times in the seven years they’ve…

August 10, 2016
Team effort gets the win for the Pride

Kissimmee, FL—August 10—The USSSA Pride continued to display their seemingly insurmountable power on Wednesday night against the Akron Racers. Facing the Racers at the University of Notre Dame, the Pride won their 36th game of the regular season.  In the first inning cleanup hitter Lauren Chamberlain hit a two-run home run, giving the Pride a…

August 10, 2016
Goody’s Corner: Time Flies When You’re in the Place You Are Meant To Be

It feels like just yesterday I was blogging about the opening day for the 2016 NPF season, and now – here I am blogging about the NPF National Championships approaching on August 19-23 in Tuscaloosa, AL. By the way, my USSSA Pride team is the regular season CHAMPS! Its hard to explain in words, how quickly…

August 9, 2016
USSSA Pride Take Game Two Against the Akron Racers, 3-0

Kissimmee, FL- August 9th-The USSSA Florida took game two against the Akron Racers with a 3-0 final Tuesday night. The game was called after five official innings due to lightning and rain in the area before the sixth inning could be completed and the four runs the Pride added in the top of the sixth were…