Akron Racers Fall to USSSA Pride 11-5; Pride Complete Series Sweep

sam marder1

AKRON, OH – July 7, 2013 – The Akron Racers dropped the last game of the four-game seires against the USSSA Pride. The final score was 11-5. The Pride got their runs in bunches; they scored five runs in the second inning and six runs in the fifth inning. The Racers have now dropped seven in a row. Rachele Fico took the circle for her second start of the season, while Cat Osterman threw for the Pride. Fico threw for four innings before she was replaced by Jen Mineau. Fico finished the game with a line of seven hits, ten runs, three walked batters and two strike outs. Fico got off to a … [Read more...]

Pride ready for Championship Series this week

ESPN Wide World of Sports

The end of August signifies a beginning to many things: College, Fall and most notably football season. But the end of August means something else to us. It marks the end of an 88 game regular season schedule for the National Pro Fastpitch League between the Akron Racers, Carolina Diamonds, Chicago Bandits and the USSSA Florida Pride. It is the end of something great but the beginning of something even greater! The 2012 NPF Championship series will be taking place at Rosemont Stadium in Rosemont, IL from Aug 23th – 26th. With there only being four teams in the NPF, the schedule will go as … [Read more...]