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Gophers Ohio Xpress, Akron Racers collaborate with special delivery
AKRON, Ohio – April 23, 2012 – The Akron Racers announced today a new partnership with a local Northeast Ohio company, Gophers Ohio Xpress, Inc. to deliver the official game ball to start each Akron Racers home game this season.
“We are extremely excited to be partnering with the Akron Racers for their upcoming season,” said Geza Egersdorfer, President of Gophers Ohio Xpress, Inc. “Their commitment to excellence and professionalism reflects the same ideals and culture we strive for everyday here at Gophers Ohio Xpress. Go Racers!”
Gophers Ohio Xpress is a premier courier service, providing delivery and messenger services to businesses in a cost effective manner. Gophers Ohio Xpress will deliver the official game ball to the umpires with the help of Wheelie and a Racers staff member before each game this season. Located in a Gophers Ohio Xpress box, the umpire will need to verify that he’s received the special delivery before the game can begin.
Located at 421 Graham Road, Ste I in Cuyahoga Falls, Gophers Ohio Xpress Inc. offers courier services that include economy, rush, stat, weekend, holiday and scheduled routine.. When you need it there fast, when you need it there now, Go Xpress! To learn more about Gophers Ohio Xpress, visit or call 330-923-1343.
The Akron Racers open the 2012 season on Tuesday, June 4 with an exhibition game against the Northeast Ohio All-Stars. Thursday, June 7, features the regular season home opener against the newly formed Carolina Diamonds. Single-game and group tickets for the 2012 season are on sale now and can be ordered by calling 330-376-8188.
About the Akron Racers: The Akron Racers, headquartered in Akron, OH, are the oldest existing team in the National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) league. The Racers competed in the Women's Pro Softball League (WPSL) for two seasons in 1999 and 2000 and in the NPF since 2004. Historic Firestone Stadium is home to the Racers and numerous amateur events at all levels of play. The Racers kick-off their 11th season of play in 2012.
About National Pro Fastpitch: National Pro Fastpitch is headquartered in Nashville, TN. The league, created to give elite female fastpitch players the opportunity to pursue a professional career in their chosen sport, has operated since 1997 under the names of Women’s Pro Fastpitch (WPF) and Women’s Pro Softball League (WPSL). NPF is the Official Development Partner of Major League Baseball in the category of women’s fastpitch softball since 2002.

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