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Jailyn Ford to Have Number Retired by Bath County HS

August 23, 2016 - After being an NFCA First Team All-American at James Madison University, becoming the third overall and transitioning to a top rookie pitcher in the NPF this season, Akron Racer pitcher Jailyn Ford will be receiving another honor this fall, this time from her Alma Mater Bath County High School in Hot Springs, Virginia. Prior to Bath County's Homecoming football game against Pendleton (WV) High School, Ford will have her #12 jersey number retired by the school. On Friday, September 16, Ford will be honored as the first fem... Full Story

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Racers' Season Ends with 6-2 Loss to Pride

August 21, 2016 - TUSCALOOSA, AL - The 2016 season came to an end for the Akron Racers Sunday afternoon with a 6-2 loss to the USSSA Pride in Game 2 of the NPF Championship Series Semifinals at Rhoads Stadium on the University of Alabama campus. The Pride pulled ahead of Akron early and built a 6-0 lead after five innings, before the Racers cut into the deficit with a two-out rally in the top of the sixth inning. Centerfielder Taylor Schlopy (Georgia) reached base for the third time in three plate appearances Sunday with a base hit down th... Full Story

Racers NPF Championship Series Games Postponed to Sunday

August 21, 2016 - TUSCALOOSA, AL - After persistent rain took its toll on Day 2 of the NPF Championship Series at Rhoads Stadium on the campus of the University of Alabama, the Akron Racers and USSSA Pride will finish their semifinal series on Sunday, August 20. After the Pride took a lead in the series with a 3-0 win in Game 1 on Friday night, the two teams were scheduled to finish the series Saturday with a potential double header. However, after rain fell in the area for most of the afternoon and evening the field was deemed unplayable.... Full Story

Racers Drop NPf Championship Series Semifinal Game 1

August 19, 2016 - TUSCALOOSA, AL - The fourth-seeded Akron Racers lost the first game of the NPF Championship Series Semifinals to the top-seeded USSSA Pride 3-0, in their best-of-three series at the University of Alabama's Rhoads Stadium on Friday night. The only offense on the night came off the bat of Pride designated player Lauren Chamberlain, who blasted a three-run home run off the scoreboard in left field in the bottom of the first inning. The Racers had an opportunity to break through in the top of the first inning, when second bas... Full Story

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