Press Releases

PA Rebellion Press Releases:

June 13, 2014
Softball Camps with the Rebellion June 18th and 19th!
Washington, PA- The Rebellion is pleased to announce the dates for their 2014 softball camps, presented by Sarris Candies. These camps are used for players of all ages. Softball camps, conducted by Rebellion coaches and Rebellion players, will focus on all aspects of the game including pitching, hitting, fielding, catching and throwing. Learn from some of the top professional softball players in the world.

June 9, 2014
All in the Family
Washington, PA-In certain sports, there are a number of families that have shared success on the field from generation to generation. On the baseball diamond, the Griffey’s, the Ripken’s and the Bonds’s have all turned the sport into a family affair. Not too often, however, is there a father-daughter relationship that settles between the base paths. That is, until the Varsho’s.

ay 29, 2014
Rebellion Ready to Take Center Stage Friday, May 30th
Washington, PA-The Pennsylvania Rebellion, presented by Coury Financial Group, will begin their inaugural season in the National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) League this weekend as they travel to Salisbury, MD to face the USSSA Pride on Friday, May 30 and Saturday, May 31. The Rebellion will then make the short trek to Hanover, MD to play the Pride for two more games at Joe Cannon Stadium on Monday, June 2 and Tuesday, May 3.

May 27, 2014
Join the Rebellion for a Group Experience!
Booking a group of 20+ for the 2014 Season? Be sure to add one of the following Group Experiences to your package to get the full experience of Rebellion softball! The Rebellion offers everything from playing catch on the field to singing the National Anthem to dazzling the audience with an on-field performance.

May 27, 2014
Stay Connected with the Rebellion!
We know that is the main portal for all Rebellion information! But, in their inaugural season, the Rebellion want to gain friends and followers plus stay connected to our fans anywhere and everywhere because you are also our friends. Next time you log onto the computer and/or your mobile device check out the Rebellion social media platforms. From special access to team pictures to upcoming promotions to live game scores, the Rebellion social media pages have you covered.

May 1, 2014
Rebellion Season Tickets: A Great Way to Enjoy the Inaugural Season
Washington, PA-When the black iron gate in right field swings open at CONSOL Energy Park this summer, faspitch softball fans from all over the region will be drawn into the cracks of aluminum bats and the clicking of cleats as the Rebellion take the turf in 2014.

April 17, 2014
Rebellion Sign Former UCLA Standout
Washington, PA-The Pennsylvania Rebellion, presented by the Coury Financial Group, are pleased to announce they have signed former UCLA Bruins standout B.B. Bates to her first professional contract.

April 3, 2014
Rebellion Select Six in 2014 NPF Draft
Washington, PA-The Pennsylvania Rebellion, who will play their home games at CONSOL Energy Park this summer, selected six outstanding collegiate athletes at the 2014 National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) Draft Monday night in Nashville.

March 24, 2014
Rebellion Sign Former Blue Hen Standout
Former University of Delaware third baseman and centerfielder, Lara Andrews, has signed her first professional contract with the newest team in the National Pro Fastpitch League (NPF), the Pennsylvania Rebellion.

March 21, 2014
Pennsylvania Rebellion Acquire Strong Offensive Presence

February 24, 2014
Pittsburgh SHOCK root for Rebellion!
The players on the Pittsburgh SHOCK softball team don’t just have a winning season on their minds this spring. While preparing for the upcoming season across this heavily stricken area of softball popularity, the SHOCK is also focused on giving back to the community.

February 10, 2014
Rebellion Reveals First Open Tryout Date February 14, 2014
Washington, PA-The Pennsylvania Rebellion, the newest team to join the National Pro Fastpitch League (NPF) will host open tryouts for their inaugural season on February 14th from 8:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. at C Side Academy on 11 Line Drive Lane, Washington, PA 15301.

February 10, 2014
Rebellion and Wild Things Offer Sweet Deal
Washington, PA-With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, the Washington Wild Things, presented by Washington Financial, and the Pennsylvania Rebellion are offering a sweet deal to our fans.

February 9, 2014
Be A PARTner of the Rebellion
The Rebellion offer a unique way to brand your products, drive traffic and raise awareness. The CONSOL Energy Park corporate team will work with you to create the perfect marketing package to help grow your business. Communicate to thousands of fans throughout Southwestern Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia with advertising at CONSOL Energy Park. The ballpark provides a unique venue for you to target potential customers who are relaxed and enjoying an entertaining evening at the ballpark.

February 4, 2014
Enhance your Business by Joining the Rebellion
Washington, PA- Whether it be having your company’s name displayed on one of the outfield wall areas or placing an ad in the game night program, sponsorships with the Rebellion in their inaugural season in the National Pro Fastpitch League can be beneficial to any corporation.

January 24, 2014
National Pro Fastpitch Partners with GameChanger as the Official Partner for Scorekeeping, Stats and Live Game Updates
Today, National Pro Fastpitch has selected GameChanger – the leading web and mobile app for scorekeeping, stats and live game updates – to be their official partner. Recognized as the most competitive fast pitch softball league in the world, National Pro Fastpitch has chosen GameChanger to provide its teams and fans with their best-in-class software.

January 23, 2014
NPF Releases 2014 Schedule
Nashville, TN – January 23, 2014 – National Pro Fastpitch released the 2014 regular season schedule today. The four affiliate teams – Akron Racers, Chicago Bandits, Pennsylvania Rebel-lion, and USSSA Florida Pride – will battle each other through 96 total regular season games. Each team will host 24 home games while playing an equal amount of 24 games away. Each team will play every other NPF team a total of 16 times throughout regular season competition.

January 22, 2014
Western Pennsylvania’s New National Pro Fastpitch Team Taps Cal U’s Rick Bertagnolli as Head Coach
Fastpitch softball Hall of Famer Rick Bertagnolli will lead the Rebellion as head coach of Western Pennsylvania’s newest pro sports team. The Rebellion will compete this year as part of National Pro Fastpitch (NPF), the premier showcase of the world’s most talented women softball players. The team will play home games at CONSOL Energy Park in Washington, Pa.

January 17, 2014
Be the First to Read the First: NPF Reveals Newsletter
The NPF Newsletter is Out!

January 14, 2014
NPF Launches Blog/Talk Radio Show on Wednesday
National Pro Fastpitch will launch a blog/talk radio show on Wednesday January 15 at 7:00 pm CST. The show, “Throwin Down With The NPF” will be hosted by Barb Jordan and will be live from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm twice a month throughout the year.

January 9, 2014
Fan’s Guide to the NPF and the Rebellion
It all started on a cold winter’s day in November 1887 inside a local gymnasium on the shores of the Windy City. A group of Harvard and Yale alumni competed in a game filled with a couple broomsticks and a boxing glove.

January 6, 2014
Read with the Rebellion!
Washington, PA-While the excitement and anticipation of the Rebellion softball team awaits the friendly confines here at CONSOL Energy Park, there is a way your local school can join the Rebellion before they even take the field in 2014.

January 1, 2014
VIP Ticket Packages on Sale for NPF Championships in Alabama
Washington, PA- The excitement of cheering for the Rebellion and watching the ladies compete in their inaugural season in the National Pro Fastpitch League doesn’t have to stop at CONSOL Energy Park.

December 23, 2013
CONSOL Energy Park Holiday Hours
Washington, PA-The Washington Wild Things, presented by Washington Financial and the Rebellion have set holiday business hours for Christmas and New Year’s.

December 20, 2013
Kona Ice Coming to CONSOL Energy Park in 2014!
Washington, PA-The Washington Wild Things and the Rebellion have introduced a new partner for the teams’ Kids Club and Birthday Party Packages. Kona Ice will be the presenting sponsor for these two kids-friendly options, which have exceeded membership and reservations expectations each year.

December 18, 2013
Twas’ the Month of December
Twas the month of December and on a snowy winters’ day. The Wild Things are anticipating their home opener in May. The staffers, yes we are joyous, we too. When suddenly our owner came up with a team that was new.

December 17, 2013
Reserve a Luxury Suite NOW!
Washington, Pa-In today’s competitive business climate, companies of all sizes are looking for ways to get ahead of the game. What better way to host your clients or reward your employees than to immerse them in the game at CONSOL Energy Park inside one of our luxury suites.

December 16, 2013
Rebellion Fever Hits Popular Sports Destination
There are distinct Pittsburgh traditions that make our region what it is like eating a Primanti Brother’s sandwich, riding the incline to visit Mount Washington or strolling the streets of the South Side. None, however, are more prevalent than the rich history of the Steeltown’s professional sports teams.

December 12, 2013
Washington Wild Things and Rebellion Team Up for 12 Days of Christmas Sale!
Washington, PA-Still looking for the perfect holiday gift for your family and/or friends? The Washington Wild Things and PA Rebellion are giving double the holiday fun by offering an exclusive “12 Days of Christmas” sale featuring amazing deals and discounts on merchandise, tickets and much, much more.

December 4, 2013
Give the Gift of Rebellion Softball!
Before the team begins its inaugural season at CONSOL Energy Park, swing for the fences with a Rebellion softball 2014 Holiday Pack.

November 19, 2013
Birmingham to Host NPF Championship Games in 2014
The National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) league has awarded their Championship Series to Southern Sports Group, a Birmingham based event management and marketing agency, in conjunction with the Greater Birmingham Convention and Visitors Bureau for the 2014, 2015 and 2016 Championships.

November 19, 2013
National Pro Fastpitch Awards Professional Women’s Softball Team to Western Pennsylvania
National Pro Fastpitch (NPF), the premier showcase of the world’s most talented women softball players, has chosen CONSOL Energy Park as its newest home. The NPF, whose current and former stars include Jennie Finch, Cat Osterman and Keilani Ricketts, chose the tri-state region to host its newest team, the Rebellion, because of the venue, the area’s well-established and growing softball tradition, and the tri-state region’s rich sports history.

November 19, 2013
Secure Your Rebellion Season Tickets!
Show your support of women’s professional sports in Western Pennsylvania and enlist as a season ticket holder in the Rebellion’s inaugural season in the National Pro Fastpitch League. Season tickets are a great way for businesses to thank customers, reward employees and entertain current and prospective clients. Organizations can also use season tickets to thank volunteers by treating them to a night of fun at the ballpark. For personal use, season tickets are a fun and affordable way to spend time together with friends and family in an entertaining environment.

November 1, 2013
Enjoy Cyber Monday One Day Only Sale!

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NPF 2014 College Draft Presented by BOWNET Set For Nashville
Nashville, TN – January 10, 2014 – National Pro Fastpitch announced today the 2014 College Draft will take place on March 31 in Nashville. For the second year in a row, the NPF College Draft will be held at the Ford Theatre located inside the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. Legendary superstar Cat Osterman of the USSSA Pride will be on hand to mingle with fans and watch the Draft unfold in person.

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Draftee Update: Episode 1
The Pennsylvania Rebellion is anxiously awaiting the start of their inaugural season in the National Pro Fastpitch (NPF). Recently, the Rebellion drafted six players in the 2014 NPF Draft in Nashville, and, although they have not joined the team as of yet, they are contributing to their own college programs. Here is a rundown of these players. It should be noted that each selected player from the 2014 NPF College Draft cannot officially sign a contract with their respective professional teams until after the completion of their college season.

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NPF Releases Reference Video Clip Library Through Dartfish
Nashville, TN – March 18, 2014 – National Pro Fastpitch announced today a new partnership with Dartfish that will yield hundreds of NPF action video clips for motion analysis. The video clips of live NPF game action will be available to consumers through one-year subscriptions. The collection contains downloadable video clips of hitting, fielding and pitching. The NPF video library can be accessed on ITunes or by going to Dartfish TV.