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New England Riptide vs. Stratford Brakettes This Weekend

July 15, 2005 - National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) - New England Riptide News Release

Softball fans in New England are in for a treat. The two greatest teams from the New England area take each other on three more times this weekend. The New England Riptide, already a pro team in the National Pro Fastpitch league, play against the powerhouse Stratford Brakettes, who have a record of 27 national championships in 54 years of play. The Brakettes plan to join NPF in 2006, giving softball fans from New England lots to cheer for!

Game this weekend:

Saturday July 16 1:05pm and 7:05pm--Two Games Today--Pay regular admission for one game, or see both games for just $10.

Sunday July 17 5:05pm--Family Day--our usual between-inning games, contests feature family-centered activities.

Come cheer on the home team, they NEED your support! Meet Swoopy the mascot, have a chance to win prizes, and stay for autographs after the game. Food and beverages are available, as well as our souvenir stand, including our latest additions: Riptide wristbands--pennants--pink, blue, and gray fitted tank tops--nylon backpacks--Soffe shorts.

As seen on TV..... we hope you all caught a glimpse of Riptide players Ashley Courtney and Stephanie Best as they took on the role of ballgirls (in their Riptide uniforms!) at Fenway Park on Thursday night for the Red Sox-Yankees game. Seeing our players on the legendary field makes the entire Riptide orgnanization proud. And not one to be left out, Riptide mascot Swoopy hung out with Wally the Green Monster for the evening. The Red Sox have been most gracious in their hospitality.

See you this weekend!

Tickets are available on our website, by phone at 866.474.7843, or at the gate. Individual tickets: $8, $7 seniors, under three free. Group rates: 10-24 people $7 each. 25+ people $6.50.

All games are at Martin Softball Field in Lowell, conveniently located right off Rt. 495. Get off at Exit 38 (Rt 38) and go right off ramp. In 1/2 mile turn right on Douglas Rd. Turn right into big parking lot in 2/10 mile. Stay to left for Riptide entrance. Gates open 1 1/2 hours before game time.

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