Lauren Chamberlain Gives Back: WSF Athlete Faceoff 2015

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Kissimmee, FL- Lauren Chamberlain has made herself known in the world of fast pitch. Notably as an elite player on the field and a large personality off the diamond. From countless nominations and titles earned in her sport, Chamberlain is continuing to make a name for herself and it's transcending the softball field. Just in time for the holidays, Lauren has decided to take part in the 2015 Women’s Sports Foundation Athlete Faceoff. This grant-funding cause looks to support the WSF Travel & Training Program. This program aims to financially support female athletes with not only the … [Read more...]

USSSA Pride Fan Feature Friday: Riley Toups


Meet Riley Toups. Riley is a young softball player with big dreams. Her favorite Pride player is Megan Willis. Currently in 7th grade Riley traveled to Hoover, Alabama during the NPF Championship Series and spent some quality time with a few members of the USSSA staff including President and CEO Don DeDonatis. She also sent Mr. DeDonatis a letter, we are so glad you enjoyed your time in Hoover. Never give up on your dreams Riley! About USSSA Florida Pride: The USSSA Florida Pride is a professional franchise in the National Pro Fastpitch League that is owned and operated by USSSA. … [Read more...]



RALEIGH (Nov. 10, 2015) French/West/Vaughan (FWV), one of the nation’s leading independently held public relations, advertising and digital marketing agencies, has been selected as PR, marketing and sponsorship development agency of record for National Pro Fastpitch (NPF), the premier women’s professional softball league that is gaining fans on TV and in team markets across the country. The NPF recently announced that the Scrap Yard Dawgs, located in The Woodlands, Texas, will join the Akron Racers, Chicago Bandits, Dallas Charge, Pennsylvania Rebellion and USSSA Florida Pride for the … [Read more...]

Watley, Wiggins and Ricketts Advance to Japan Softball League Championship Tournament

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Kisimmee, FL-Toyota, BIC Camera, Shoikki and Honda; the final four teams that have advanced to the 48th  Annual Japan Women’s Softball League Championship Tournament. In USSSA Pride terms we have Natasha Watley, Megan Wiggins and Keilani Ricketts all fighting for the top stop in the finals. Back in September the JLS season was well underway following the 2015 NPF Championship Series. Since then Wiggins, Watley and Ricketts have garnered respectable stats for the Japan Softball League. Megan Wiggins leads the Japan Softball League in home runs (10) and RBI (24). Keilani Ricketts has … [Read more...]

NPF Announces Houston Expansion Team in 2016

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Nashville, TN - October 23, 2015 – National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) announced today the addition of a new expansion team, beginning competition in the 2016 season.  The new team will be known as the Scrap Yard Dawgs and will be based in the Woodlands, TX, just north of Houston.  The Dawgs will be the sixth team in the NPF joining existing teams Akron Racers, Chicago Bandits, Dallas Charge, Pennsylvania Rebellion, USSSA Florida Pride. The Dawgs become the first NPF franchise to be based in the Houston area since the Texas Thunder left for Rockford, Illinois in the 2007 season. The Houston area … [Read more...]