2015 Championship Series In Hoover, Alabama

The 2015 Championship Series in Hoover, Alabama starts August 14, 2015.

Kissimmee, FL -July 29- With the 2015 regular season ending  for the USSSA Pride next Friday, its time to make preparations for the post season. For the second consecutive year, the 2015 National Pro Fastpitch Series will take place at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium in Hoover, Alabama. From August 14-18 you can witness the best softball players in the world battle it out for the title of 2015 National Pro Fastpitch Champions. All 2015 NPF Championship Series games will be broadcasted live on CBS Sports Network. The first time in NPF history this feat has occurred. Tickets are on sale … [Read more...]

Pride Fall to Bandits Following Walk-Off Homerun in Extras, 3-0

Keilani Ricketts had a stellar pitching performance Monday night. Striking out 15 batters in 8.2 innings pitched.

Article courtesy of the Chicago Bandits ROSEMONT, Ill. – July 27, 2015 – In her last outing, Monica Abbott was perfect against the Dallas Charge. In Monday night’s series opener against the USSSA Pride, she was not perfect. However, she was equally as impressive, tossing all nine innings in a thrilling 3-0 walk-off victory for the Bandits. It was a much-needed win for the Bandits, who entered tonight’s game even with the Pride in the loss column, but with four less wins. With the victory, the Bandits moved to within a half game of catching their NPF rivals for the top spot in the … [Read more...]

Mike Davenport Returns to Peoria, Illinois as Professional Coach

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Kissimmee, FL - For National Pro Fastpitch’s (NPF) USSSA Pride, it’s a trip to Peoria, Illinois to play softball, but for head coach Mike Davenport, it’s a trip back home. “…For me to go home and to be able to take a professional team back to Peoria, IL - it means a lot to me…it’s where my coaching profession started.” Davenport, a native of central Illinois, played basketball and baseball at Peoria’s Richwoods High School before graduating from Guthrie High School in Guthrie, Oklahoma. “The city of Peoria, IL has been a big part of my life. It’s where I grew up and where I got my start … [Read more...]

Series Preview: Pride to play Bandits in Illinois

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Kissimmee, FL - July 27, 2015 - After a quick two weeks and 13 games at ESPN Wide World of Sports, the USSSA Pride is headed back on the road.  For the final time during regular season play, the Pride and Chicago Bandits will see each other for a four game set from Monday July 27th through Thursday July 30th.  Monday and Tuesday’s games will be played at The Ballpark at Rosemont in Rosemont, Illinois and will be aired on CBS Sports Network! The following two games on Wednesday and Thursday will be played at EastSide Centre, in Peoria, Illinois - one of the most premier athletic facilities in … [Read more...]

The Pride and Racers Split Doubleheader

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Kissimmee, FL- July 25- After a two-hour rain delay, the USSSA Pride (28-10) took the first game of Saturday’s double dip with the Akron Racers 8-2 at Champion Stadium. The Racers’ Nerissa Myers started the scoring in the first inning with her sixth home run of the season, a solo shot, to give Akron the 1-0 lead. The Pride’s Kelly Kretschman tied the game in the bottom of the first with a solo blast of her own. The Pride sent ten batters to the plate in the second inning, scoring four times on four hits. Hallie Wilson led off the inning with a single and GiOnna Disalvatore followed with … [Read more...]