USSSA Pride look for NPF Championship Series 3-Peat

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By Alexa DiSpirito Hoover, AL--The last two years, the season finale headlines have read, “USSSA Pride Win the National Pro Fastpitch Championship.”  The USSSA Pride have claimed the last two NPF Championships beating the Chicago Bandits in 2013 and the Akron Racers in 2014. The back-to-back regular season champions enter the NPF Championships as the number one seed and begin their quest for a three-peat this Friday in Hoover, Alabama. Veteran Andrea Duran, the 2014 NPF Player of the Year, and rookie Shelby Pendley, the reigning NPF Rookie of the Week, provided us with insight on what it … [Read more...]

Pride Advance to 2014 NPF Championship Final After Defeating the Rebellion

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Hoover, AL – August 21, 2014 - The USSSA Florida Pride advance to their sixth consecutive National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) Championship Series final after defeating the Pennsylvania Rebellion 3-2 Thursday night at Hoover Met Stadium. A RBI double by Kelly Kretschman in the bottom of the fourth broke a 2-2 tie, and the combination of Keilani Ricketts and Jordan Taylor shut out the Rebellion over the last three innings to claim a 3-2 victory. With the win, the Pride eliminate the Rebellion from the NPF Championship Series and will face either the Akron Racers or Chicago Bandits in the final starting … [Read more...]