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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AKRON, Ohio — Ally Carda did it all for the Bandits on Thursday night at Firestone Stadium in Akron, Ohio. The second-year right-hander collected her fourth win of the season in the circle and helped her own cause with her first career home run to ignite a 12-2 rout of the Cleveland Comets. Carda, who took…

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AKRON, Ohio — Chicago Bandits left fielder Brenna Moss supplied the early offense with a solo shot to lead off the game, and the Bandits used a 13-hit attack to defeat the Cleveland Comets 6-3 Wednesday night at Firestone Stadium in Akron, Ohio. Moss, who fell just a double short of hitting for the cycle, continued…

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ROSEMONT — The Bandits celebrated “Christmas in July” in the only way possible Friday night at Parkway Bank Sports Complex. They gave the Cleveland Comets coal for Christmas en route to a rain-shortened 10-0 win. Right-hander Shelby Turnier turned in a dominant outing to earn her fifth victory of the season. The third-year standout cruised through…

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ROSEMONT — Plenty of early offense backed Rachele Fico’s strong start as the Chicago Bandits cruised to a 12-0 victory against the Cleveland Comets on Friday night at Parkway Bank Sports Complex. Fico, who surrendered just one hit, a bunt single, collected her fifth win of the season after the right-hander tossed the first four innings.…

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ROSEMONT — Natalie Hernandez launched her second home run of the series, Kristyn Sandberg added her first homer of the season, and the Chicago Bandits downed the Cleveland Comets 12-5 to sweep the four-game set Sunday afternoon at Parkway Bank Sports Complex. Clinging to a 3-2 lead after four, Hernandez’s three-run blast in the fifth ignited…

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ROSEMONT — After a transition from the Italian Softball League to National Pro Fastpitch, it’s safe to say Courtney Gano enjoyed her first few days in the Windy City. Gano delivered a 3-for-3 performance at the plate, including a pair of RBI, started at short and finished behind the plate, as the Bandits cruised to a…

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Photo credit: Dina Kwit, courtesy of National Pro Fastpitch ROSEMONT — Haylie Wagner built off an impressive 2017 campaign with a dominant outing in her first start of the 2018 season. Behind five shutout innings of from the southpaw, the Bandits cruised to a 9-0 season-opening victory over the newly-formed Cleveland Comets on Thursday night at…

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