Softball Notebook

The Softball Channel’s Fastpitch Blog

Two-Horse Race

Cat Osterman is Keeping the USSSA Pride on the Chicago Bandits’ Heels Early-On in the NPF Season
By Daniel Urban
TSC Analyst/Contributor
As the NPF enters the last week in June, the defending champion Chicago Bandits sit atop the field of four with an impressive 9-3 record and show no sign of slowing down soon. Infielder Alisa Goler […]

NPF Off & Running

Abbott Throws No-Hitter, Rookies Shine During NPF Opening Week
By Kevin Kage
TSC Contributor
The National Pro Fastpitch league’s 2012 season got off to a flying start last week. Picking up where they left off last year, the defending champion Chicago Bandits bested a tough USSSA Pride squad three games to one in their opening series. Bandits ace Monica […]

Crimson Tide Rolls to National Title

Alabama Wins First-Ever National Softball Champhionship
By Daniel Urban
TSC Analyst/Contributor
Oh how things can turn around in a three-game series.
Oklahoma handily defeated Alabama in Game #1 of the WCWS final and looked like a team of destiny. Sooner ace Keilani Ricketts dominated with a 7-inning 12-strikeout performance, allowing 5 hits and 1 earned run. On offense, Ricketts […]