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Arrietta Announces Official Launch of R2R Campaign

June 13, 2018 - Akron, OH - Joey Arrietta, former minority owner and 17-year General Manager of the Akron Racers, heard the voices from around the country about returning the Racers to the diamond in Akron, OH. "The numerous messages I have received locally and from around the country have been amazing," explains Arrietta. "It took me a bit to settle may emotions and reboot but I am committed to the challenge of returning professional softball, the Akron Racers, to Firestone Stadium." A brand new merchandise line featuring the dynamic Ra... Full Story

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Former Akron Racers Co-Owners and Cleveland Comets Agree to Settlement

April 23, 2018 - Fastpitch Partners, LLC, which owned and operated the Akron Racers, members of the National Pro Fastpitch League, since 2007, was dissolved effective February 21, 2017. Co-owners Craig Stout, majority owner, and Joey Arrietta, minority owner, have agreed to terms of a settlement to support Stout's new team, the Cleveland Comets and the to cooperate with Arrietta's efforts to field a new Akron Racers team in the National Pro Fastpitch League (NPF) under Arrietta's leadership. Arrietta, Stout, and his new company, CCFP, LLC, h... Full Story

Akron Racers Foundation Finalizes 2018 High School Tournament

September 29, 2017 - AKRON, OH - The Akron Racers Foundation announced today, the 2018 schedule of high school events that will take place at historic Firestone Stadium and surrounding fields this coming spring. The always action packed high school tournament schedule has grown to include a second JV Jamboree event, totaling six tournaments this coming April. The high school tournaments will give spectators plenty of chances to see many of the most talented high school softball players and teams in the region, and even the state. Meanwhile, i... Full Story

Akron Racers Host Texas Charge with Postseason on the Line

August 13, 2017 - AKRON, OH - This weekend the Akron Racers host the Texas Charge in a crucial two-game series to close out the 2017 NPF regular season at Firestone Stadium. The USSSA Pride (37-9), Scrap Yard Dawgs (31-18) and Chicago Bandits (25-21) have all locked up their spot in the NPF Championship Series. Akron (24-24) currently sits in fourth place in the standings, two games ahead of the Charge (22-26), as both teams look to secure the final trip to LSU's Tiger Park in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The scenario is simple, with one win ov... Full Story

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Akron Racers Foundation Finalizes 2018 High School Tournament Schedule
Akron Racers Foundation Finalizes 2018 High School Tournament Schedule

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League: National Pro Fastpitch
Home: Akron, Ohio
Class: Softball
Website: Akron Racers site
Schedule: Full Akron Racers Schedule
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