ROSEMONT — The Chicago Bandits, in coordination with USA Softball, announced Wednesday afternoon an agreement to host the Women’s National Team for a one-week training stop from June 10-17, 2019, at Parkway Bank Sports Complex in Rosemont, Illinois. The Bandits, members of National Pro Fastpitch, will provide USA Softball with full access and use of…

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ROSEMONT — The Chicago Bandits have released shortstop Delaney Spaulding, team officials announced Thursday afternoon. Spaulding batted .289 across 17 games with the Bandits during her rookie campaign in Chicago. She recorded four at-bats throughout the 2018 NPF Championship Series. “We thank Delaney for her contributions to our organization during the 2018 season,” Bandits general manager…

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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 — Five members of the Chicago Bandits took a break from their NPF schedule to compete with USA Softball at the 2018 International Cup, which concluded Sunday after Team USA Red defeated Japan to capture gold. Danielle O’Toole, Delaney Spaulding, Courtney Gano, Ally Carda and Paige Lowary took part in the competition and all will…

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ROSEMONT — Lauren Chamberlain delivered a three-run homer in the opening frame, and the USSSA Pride claimed a series victory with a 10-4 win over the Chicago Bandits on Sunday afternoon at Parkway Bank Sports Complex. Chamberlain’s first-inning shot, her second of the season and first since May 30, provided an early blow to Bandits rookie…

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VIERA, Fla. — Haylie Wagner and Aleshia Ocasio combined to allow a single run, but a sacrifice fly proved to be the difference in a 1-0 ballgame Wednesday night at Space Coast Stadium in Viera, Florida. Kelly Kretshman sent a long fly ball to deep center, which was tracked down by Bandits fourth-year pro Sammy Marshall…

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VIERA, Fla. — USSSA Pride left fielder Megan Wiggins delivered a walk-off single and the Chicago Bandits lost for the first time during the 2018 season, dropping the series opener 2-1 Monday night at Space Coast Stadium in Viera, Florida. Wiggins, in her eighth season at the professional level, sent a looping line drive to center…

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MANKATO, Minn. — Coley Ries, Aleshia Ocasio, Lacey Waldrop and Rachele Fico issued a combined shutout as the Chicago Bandits topped the Beijing Shougang Eagles by a score of 3-0 Saturday night at Caswell Park in Mankato, Minnesota. The Bandits (18-0) completed a five-game sweep and collected their 18th consecutive victory to begin the 2018 season.…

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MANKATO, Minn. — Nadia Taylor delivered her second home run of the season, a two-run shot late in the ballgame, as the Bandits squeaked out a 4-2 win over the Beijing Shougang Eagles on Thursday at Caswell Park in Mankato, Minnesota. Taylor stepped to the plate locked in a 1-1 game as the Bandits duo of…

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