Bandits Outfielder Brenna Moss Announces Retirement

ROSEMONT, Ill. – Two-time NPF Champion and 2018 Player of the Year Brenna Moss has announced her retirement from professional softball after five seasons with the Chicago Bandits. “Brenna was a key part of our success and has been since she became a Bandit,” General Manager Toni Calmeyn said. “She truly loves this organization and…

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Bandits GM, mascot surprise Marie Marcum at her softball practice

Photo credit: Carolyn Buhrow JOLIET, Ill. — ‘We are all athletes here, and you are good enough.’ That served as the resounding message Bandits general manager Toni Calmeyn, outfielder Brenna Moss and head coach Lauren Lappin delivered to Marie Marcum and her travel team Saturday afternoon. The 9-year-old softball player endured ridicule from a baseball-themed…

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Ricketts rolls as Pride defeat Bandits in Game 2

ROSEMONT — As has been the case all season-long against USSSA Pride southpaw Keilani Ricketts, the Chicago Bandits could not muster a run against the veteran southpaw and dropped Game 2 of the best-of-five Championship Series by a score of 3-0 Friday night at Parkway Bank Sports Complex. Ricketts rolled through the Bandits order and surrendered…

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Moss caps off historic season with Player of the Year Award

ROSEMONT  — Brenna Moss of the Chicago Bandits secured her spot in the history books Wednesday night as the veteran left fielder captured a trio of honors, including the Park Planet Player of the Year Award, at the NPF Awards Banquet. Gene and Georgetti Steakhouse hosted the annual event, which took place one day before…

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Moss ties single-season hits record in regular season finale

ROSEMONT — Brenna Moss reached a milestone in the Chicago Bandits’ 10-5 loss against the USSSA Pride to close the regular season Sunday night at Parkway Bank Sports Complex. The veteran left fielder recorded her 65th base knock of the campaign to tie the NPF single-season hits record. Moss’ infield single in the sixth, her third…

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Sandberg, Moss reach milestones in series finale against Comets

AVON, Ohio — The Chicago Bandits completed a season sweep of the Cleveland Comets and claimed a 10-1 win in the series finale Sunday at Sprenger Stadium in Avon, Ohio. Veteran catcher Kristyn Sandberg delivered a go-ahead two-run shot, her career-high 10th of the season, to pace the offense in the victory. Sandberg, whose home run…

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Sanders homers in fourth straight game as Bandits top Comets

AVON, Ohio — Guided by a pair of two-run homers from NPF Player of the Year candidate Brenna Moss and rookie DJ Sanders, the Chicago Bandits secured their sixth consecutive victory with an 9-4 win over the Cleveland Comets on Saturday night at Sprenger Stadium in Avon, Ohio. Moss, who continued to solidify her resume as…

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Bandits drill Comets for fifth straight win

AVON, Ohio — The Chicago Bandits introduced Sprenger Stadium to professional softball Friday night and did so with a bang. Kristyn Sandberg, DJ Sanders and Stacy May-Johnson each delivered home runs in a 10-2 victory over the Cleveland Comets in Avon, Ohio. Sandberg’s blast, a two-run shot in the opening frame, marked her ninth of the…

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