TUCSON, Ariz. Pro Sports Radio will continue its coverage of National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) and the Arizona Heat this Monday (8/16) and Wednesday (8/18) evenings when the Heat play host to the NY/NJ Juggernaut at 7:35 p.m. both nights.
Aaron Moore will handle the play-by-play duties for the broadcasts, while Bob Eres will handle the color commentary and in-game interviews. Fans can listen to the games by visiting the NPF page at Pro Sports Radio (www.npf.prosportsradio.com) and then by clicking on the Arizona Heat team logo. The logo will take fans directly to the broadcast.
Mondays game will be the first of four between the two teams with the game carrying significant importance in the standings for the Juggernaut. The Juggernaut has clinched a playoff berth, but they currently sit 2.0 games behind Akron for second place in the league standings.
Amanda Scott is expected to toe the rubber for the Nauts in game one of the series, and the Heats Erica Beach will most likely oppose her. Official word on the game starters has not been officially announced.
Wednesdays broadcast will mark the conclusion of the 2004 NPF Regular Season for both teams. First pitch is scheduled for 7:35 p.m. PDT and it is Fan Appreciation Night at the ballpark with the Heat.
We are very excited about expanding our partnership with National Pro Fastpitch, and in particular with the Arizona Heat, said Eres, President of Pro Sports Radio. This is a great opportunity to be involved with a sport thats popularity is on the rise in this country. We are also looking forward to broadcasting a majority of the playoff games live from Akron.
NPF fans currently have the opportunity to listen to interviews with players, coaches and front office personnel by clicking on the Pro Sports Radio link on the NPF website. The direct link to the NPF page of Pro Sports Radio is www.npf.prosportsradio.com.
Pro Sports Radio, member of the National Association of Broadcasters, produces weekly radio shows such as Puck Stop, Football Report, Basketball Dunk, Giant Steps and Lets Talk Baseball. It also provides timeless short form features of famous athletes and provides live game updates to radio stations and other media outlets across North America.
NPF, the worlds premier professional fastpitch softball league for women, consists of six teams located throughout the United States and features former USA Softball Womens National Team members, collegiate All-Americans and all-conference selections. NPFs 60-game regular-season schedule began on Tuesday, June 1 and concludes Wednesday, Aug. 18.
National Pro Fastpitch is the only professional womens fastpitch league in the United States. The league is headquartered in Denver, and has been in operation since 1997 under the names Womens Pro Fastpitch (WPF) and Womens Professional Softball League (WPSL).
For additional information on National Pro Fastpitch visit the official league website at www.profastpitch.com. Tickets for the Heat are available for purchase at the Hi Corbett Field Box Office and can be purchased for $3-11. For information on the Heat visit the official team site at www.tucsonsoftball.com or call 520-296-9595.
Complete Broadcast Schedule August 16, 2004 7:35 p.m. PDT NY/NJ Juggernaut at Arizona Heat
August 18, 2004 7:35 p.m. PDT
NY/NJ Juggernaut at Arizona Heat