Pride end regular season with a win

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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 out to a 2-0 lead thanks to a double from Sami Fagan. That double scored leadoff batter Taylor Schlopy and AJ Andrews, who was hit by a pitch in the second plate appearance of the inning. The Pride showed fight in the fourth. The first two batters put themselves on base by way of an … [Read more...]

USSSA Pride Reacts to Softball Getting the Vote for 2020 Olympics

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Kissimmee, FL- August 4, 2016- Yesterday the International Olympic Committee unanimously voted to add softball to the 2020 Olympic games in Tokyo alongside baseball, karate, skateboarding, sport climbing and surfing. It’s a decision that is long overdue in the minds of the softball community and it is once again a reality for young girls to dream of representing red, white and blue on the world's biggest softball stage. “This is a great day for our sport, getting back into the Olympics is huge. So many young girls can dream again of winning a gold medal, getting to wear “USA” across … [Read more...]

USSSA Pride Take DH Against Scrap Yard to Kick-Off Series in Tallahassee

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Kissimmee, FL- July 31, 2016- The USSSA Florida Pride took both games Sunday night to kick off the four-game series against the Scrap Yard Dawgs in Tallahassee. Their third consecutive double header of this past week, the Pride dominated all six games to come to their 31st win of the season. Game one ended with a final score of 11-2, while game two was decided by a score of 6-1. It was also the first professional start of rookie Haylie McCleney who went 4-for-6 in her Pro Fastpitch debut. Shelby Pendley owned the night going 5-for-6 and hitting two home runs with 6 RBI. In game one, … [Read more...]

Pride sweep Charge in double header

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Kissimmee, FL- July 28, 2016-The USSSA Florida Pride took both games of a double header against the Dallas Charge on Thursday night. Game one ended with a final score of 2-0, while game two was decided by a score of 6-4. With the wins the Pride improved to 27-10 on the season. Game one was close until the fourth. Powerhandz player of the game Sierra Romero (2-for-3) secured the win with a timely two-run bomb that gave the Pride a 2-0 lead. The Pride line-up totaled six hits in game one and committed no errors for their 26th win of the season. Starting pitcher, Jolene Henderson tossed … [Read more...]

USSSA Pride to face Dallas Charge in four-game series

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Kissimmee, FL—July 26, 2016—The USSSA Pride begin their two-week-long road trip on Wednesday. They’ll start in McKinney, TX, when they face the Dallas Charge at the Ballfields at Craig Ranch. The Pride completed a three-game sweep of the Akron Racers on Monday, moving to 25-10 on the season. The series finale went to eight innings and ended after Kelly Kretschman hit a walk-off home run. The Charge most recently faced off with the Pride in Kansas City on July 13 and 14. They completed a two-game sweep of Dallas in games scored 6-3 and 7-1. The Pride are 4-2 against the Charge on the … [Read more...]