Bandits Pitcher Savannah Heebner Announces Retirement

ROSEMONT, Ill. – Chicago Bandits pitcher Savannah Heebner has announced her retirement from professional softball.  “We will miss Savannah and the camaraderie she brought to the room,” Bandits AGM Jourdan Skirha said. “Her attitude always kept everyone in good spirits. We wish her the best in her next adventure.”  While in Chicago, Heebner had 27…

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Courtney Gano Expecting First Child in July

ROSEMONT, Ill. – Courtney Gano is expecting her first child with fiancé Abdul Gaddy, the couple announced via Gano’s Instagram on Wednesday. View this post on Instagram Little Gaddy comin’ in July 🤍 A post shared by Courtney Gano (@courtneygano) on Feb 12, 2020 at 7:33pm PST   “Obviously, this next summer is going to…

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Chicago Bandits Release Home Schedule for 2020 NPF Season

ROSEMONT, Ill. – After revealing the home opener and Taste of Tokyo series event presented by Wilson earlier this month, the Chicago Bandits have released the remainder of their home schedule for the 2020 NPF season.  Immediately following the Taste of Tokyo series event, the Bandits begin a 3-team series event on Tuesday, June 16…

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Bandits Acquire Nicole Newman from Aussie Peppers

ROSEMONT, Ill. – The Chicago Bandits have acquired RHP Nicole Newman from the Aussie Peppers in exchange for Chicago’s third round pick in the 2021 NPF Draft.  Newman was selected in the third round of the 2019 NPF Draft out of Drake University. The former Bulldog excelled in her collegiate tenure, throwing 787.2 innings and…

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Chicago Bandits, Kelly Barnhill Agree to Contract Extension

ROSEMONT, Ill. – The Chicago Bandits and RHP Kelly Barnhill have agreed to terms on a one-year contract agreement, team officials announced Monday afternoon. “I am very excited to be returning to Chicago,” Barnhill said in a statement. “We have such a great culture in Rosemont thanks to the amazing support we get from the Village…

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Abby Ramirez Re-Signs with Chicago for 2020 NPF Season

ROSEMONT, Ill. – The Chicago Bandits have agreed to terms with Abby Ramirez on a one-year contract extension for the 2020 NPF season, team officials announced Thursday afternoon. “We are super excited to have Abby back on board. She is a hometown hero who gives back to the game every day by working with the…

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Chicago Bandits, Clifton Agree to One-Year Contract Extension

ROSEMONT, Ill. – The Chicago Bandits and Caleigh Clifton have agreed to terms on a one-year contract extension for the 2020 NPF season, team officials announced Monday afternoon. “Getting ‘CC’ and her energy back out here for us this season is going to be great,” Assistant GM Jourdan Skirha said. “We can’t wait to see…

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Chicago Bandits Announce 2020 Home Opener, Future Bandit Night

ROSEMONT, Ill. – The Chicago Bandits first home game of the 2020 NPF season will be played Wednesday June 10th at 7:00 PM against the NPF’s newest expansion team, the California Commotion.  “We are really excited to host the Commotion for our home opener,” Jourdan Skirha, the Chicago Bandits Assistant GM said. “It’ll be a…

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Bandits, Crane Agree to One-Year Contract Extension

ROSEMONT, Ill. – The Chicago Bandits and Emily Crane have agreed to terms on a one-year contract extension for the 2020 NPF Season, team officials announced Wednesday afternoon.  Just out of her third season with the Bandits, Crane earned spots in the top-ten league leaders for home runs (6th – 5), on-base percentage (9th –…

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