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Akron Racers Charities Set to Host the Games for the Cure Tournament

September 18, 2016 - AKRON, OH- The Akron Racers Charities, in co-operation with Cuyahoga Community College, welcome eight universities and colleges from three different states to Firestone Stadium, September 23-25. The 15-game schedule, from Friday, September 23 through Sunday, September 25, share a common goal to raising money for the Akron General, "Muffins for Mammograms" Program. The 2016 Games for the Cure kicks off at 6 p.m. Friday, September 23, with Malone University taking on Walsh University. The games will wrap up with Cuyahoga Co... Full Story

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Gold Glove Winner Andrews to be Honored by Indians

September 15, 2016 - AKRON, OH - The recognition and celebration continues on for Akron Racers right fielder A.J. Andrews. Last month Andrews made history at the annual NPF Awards Banquet, becoming the first woman to win a Rawlings Gold Glove Award in the award's 59-year history. Every year since 1957 the Gold Glove has been awarded to the best defensive player at each position in Major League Baseball's American and National League. A season's worth of highlight reel catches, in which she routinely soared over fences, crashed through them or... Full Story

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

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


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