ROSEMONT, Ill. —  The opening game of the Bandits’ five-game series against the Canadian Wild in Marion, Illinois was rained out Wednesday evening, forcing a double-header that ended in a split. The Wild lead NPF with a 13-4 record, while the Bandits are in third place at 6-3.   Game One: Bandits 8, Wild 0 (5…

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ROSEMONT — Chicago Bandits standout southpaw Haylie Wagner has been named a graduate manager at the University of Michigan, Wolverines head coach Carol Hutchins announced Tuesday afternoon. Wagner, owner of a team-high 17 victories in the circle over the past two years, will return to Ann Arbor, Michigan, after the former All-American completed her fourth season…

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ROSEMONT — A two-run homer off the bat of Emily Carosone proved to be the difference as the Chicago Bandits earned a narrow 2-1 victory over the USSSA Pride in their series opener Friday at Parkway Bank Sports Complex. Carosone’s second-inning blast, her 12th of the season, placed her in a tie alongside Pride first baseman…

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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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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 — 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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VIERA, Fla. — The Chicago Bandits earned their second victory over the USSSA Pride during the 2018 campaign with a 5-3 win in the series finale Saturday night at Space Coast Stadium in Viera, Florida. The win snapped the Pride’s 23-game win streak at home, dating back to the 2017 season. Courtney Gano ignited the offense…

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VIERA, Fla. — The Chicago Bandits endured a rough third inning and fell behind early in their series opener against the USSSA Pride on Thursday night at Space Coast Stadium in Viera, Florida. The Pride used their four-run outburst in the third to power a 4-2 victory. After Bandits starter Haylie Wagner managed to work through…

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CRESTWOOD, Ill. — The Chicago Bandits and Frontier League’s Windy City ThunderBolts played to an extra-inning, 1-1 tie in the latest installment of their annual “Battle of the Sexes” softball game Monday night at Standard Bank Stadium in Crestwood, Illinois. Nadia Taylor delivered the game’s first run with an run-scoring grounder to the left side of…

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ROSEMONT — The Bandits scored 21 runs in Game 1 of a doubleheader to break the franchise’s single-game record and polished off a six-game sweep with a comeback win in the nightcap Thursday at Parkway Bank Sports Complex. Emily Carosone, Gwen Svekis and Sammy Marshall launched home runs in the 21-0 rout as part of a…

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