USSSA Pride Reacts to Softball Getting the Vote for 2020 Olympics

Tokyo 2020

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...]

NPF Receives Press from The Dallas Morning News – “Facing the world’s best – just not in London”

NPF-Olympics

This is some great press coverage for the USSSA Florida Pride, the NPF and the great sport of Fastpitch! It discusses how despite softball being dropped from the Olympics there is still great competition at the Pro level thanks to the National Pro Fastpitch league and it's teams - the USSSA Pride, the Chicago Bandits, the Carolina Diamonds and the Akron Racers. This is wonderful coverage for all teams, the league and fastpitch in that it can inspire the next generation of softball players to take up the game knowing that they have the opportunity to play pro after college. Click here to see … [Read more...]