National Pro Fastpitch Announces Extended Relationship With “Just Softball”

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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 Hartwig has been an integral part of operating our Championship Series since 2011,” commented NPF Commissioner, Cheri Kempf. “Throughout that time period, Deb  has exhibited the utmost organization and leadership in handling the … [Read more...]

Giving Back: Cat’s Corner Vol. 3

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By: Cat Osterman Hello all!! I know, I know, we skipped our November blog. Life was a little hectic then, and I didn’t have much extra time to sit down and write. However, we won’t miss out on 2 months in a row! Fall season wrapped up for my Bobcats, and my semester is almost over for grad classes, so life is slowing down just a little bit. Although, I’ll admit I don’t know what to do with free time when I do have it. After May, I won’t have grad classes anymore, so who knows what I will get myself into. I have a feeling my work with RBI Austin might increase a little after life … [Read more...]

Pride Take On Mercer University in Game 5 of Fall Tour

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Kissimmee, FL-The 2014 Fall Tour, sponsored by Boombah, continues tonight as the USSSA Florida Pride travel to Macon, Georgia to take on the Mercer University Bears. First pitch is set for 7:00 PM on the Mercer campus. Last night, the Pride took the field against UAB alumni and won the game 10-1 on a cold night in Birmingham, AL. Tonight's game marks the fifth stop on the Fall Tour, which concludes Saturday at 6:00 PM (est) with a visit to Tallahassee to take on 2014 Women's College World Series (WCWS) participant Florida State University. The Pride are coming off their third National Pro … [Read more...]

Pride and UAB Alumni Face-off in 2014 Fall Tour

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Kissimmee, FL--After defeating Wallace State 8-0 last night, the Pride continue the Alabama stretch of their Fall Tour as they take on the alumni of UAB. First pitch tonight is set for 7:00 PM between the Pride and Blazer alums. The last time the Pride were in the city of Birmingham, they took home their third National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) championship in team history. UAB competed in their fifth consecutive NCAA Tournament in 2014, making them one of 23 teams in the NCAA to accomplish that feat. UAB, who finished second in Conference USA last season, sent their first player to the NPF in … [Read more...]

Pride Return to Alabama to Play Wallace State Tonight

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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 November 6th before beating Georgia Tech last Saturday 6-1. Preceding tonight's game with the Lady Lions, the Pride will host a clinic from 12:00-4:00 PM at Heritage Park. The Pride are coming off their third National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) championship in team history while the … [Read more...]