Larks rally falls short in Region VI playoff

The Hesston College softball team saw its season end with a first-round playoff loss at Johnson County CC (Overland Park, Kan.) in a best-of-three series Sunday, April 26. JCCC won the opener 8-0 before holding on for a 4-3 series-clinching win in game two. Down 4-0 heading into the sixth inning of the elimination game, […]

Softball sweeps on sophomore night

The Hesston College softball team earned a doubleheader sweep (5-3, 4-3) over Bethel College (North Newton, Kan.) on Wednesday, April 22, closing out its home schedule in style. In the opener, freshman Dakoda Lee’s (Boise, Idaho) first-inning three-run home run gave the Larks an early lead, while RBI’s by Alicia Ramirez (Albuquerque, N.M.) and sophomore […]

Larks get road sweep over Indy

The Hesston College softball team swept a Region VI double header at Independence (Kan.) CC on Tuesday, April 14, pounding out 10 hits in a 10-4 game-one win before winning the nightcap by a 7-5 score. In the opener, Dakoda Lee (Boise, Idaho) tossed a complete-game, allowing four earned runs and striking out three. Alicia […]

Larks split at Pratt

The Hesston College softball team split a non-conference double header at Pratt (Kan.) CC on Monday, April 6, winning game one 12-2 (6 innings) before falling 8-7 in the nightcap. In the opener, freshman Dakoda Lee (Boise, Idaho) went the distance, allowing six hits and two runs to pick up the win. Makenna Grow (Logan, […]

Softball adds more California talent to 2015 recruiting class

Hesston College softball coach Andrew Sharp announces Jerrica Brown, a pitcher/corner infielder from Hallmark Charter School, Sanger, Calif., as the newest addition to the Larks program. Through her junior year at Hallmark Charter, Brown compiled a 3.34 ERA and .347 batting average. Voted team MVP her sophomore season, Brown was a first-team All-County Metro Athletic […]

Hesston sweeps Allen

The Hesston College softball team earned a Region VI sweep over Allen CC (Iola, Kan.) at home on Saturday, March 21, to improve its season mark to 10-12. In the opener, freshman Dakoda Lee (Boise, Idaho) went the distance, allowing six hits and one earned run in the 4-2 Hesson win. Lee walked one and […]

Larks earn Region VI sweep over Brown Mackie

The Hesston College softball team won a pair of games against Brown Mackie College (Salina) on Tuesday, March 17, improving the Larks to 8-10 on the year. Cheyenne Cherubini (Flint, Mich.) tossed a complete-game in the opener, a 5-2 Hesston win. Cherubini scattered seven hits and didn’t walk a batter. Megan Redd (Castle Rock, Colo.) […]

Larks sweep Gateway to end spring break trip

The Hesston College softball team took a doubleheader (2-0, 8-3) from Gateway CC (Phoenix, Ariz.) on Wednesday, March 11, improving its season mark to 6-9. The Larks played six games in Arizona, March 9-11, going 2-4. After a 2-0 game one win, Hesston exploded for 17 hits in game two to secure the sweep. Gabby […]

Softball opens with home sweep

The Hesston College softball team took both games of its season-opening doubleheader against Garden City (Kan.) CC on Friday, Feb. 13. The Larks won 4-3 in the opener and 6-4 in game two. In game one, freshman Dakoda Lee (Boise, Idaho) got the complete-game win, allowing three earned runs on six hits while fanning eight. […]

Softball adds pair to 2015 recruiting class

Hesston College softball coach Andrew Sharp announces Desiree Bretado, a pitcher/first baseman from Whitter (Calif.) High School, and Miranda Dolsman, an outfielder/first baseman from Falcon (Colo.) High School, as the newest additions to the Larks program. A three-time captain and first-team all-league player, Bretado adds pitching depth and a big bat to the Larks roster. […]

Softball adds two more to 2015 recruiting class

Hesston College softball coach Andrew Sharp announces Cierra King, a 5’10” centerfield/first baseman from Lancaster (Pa.) Mennonite High School, and Stasia Majerick, an infielder from Iowa Mennonite School, Kalona, as the newest additions to the Larks program. King, also a basketball and field hockey player at LMHS, helped the Blazers softball team reach the district […]

Softball signs two to kick off 2015 recruiting class

Hesston College softball coach Andrew Sharp announces Ally Steiner, a catcher/centerfielder from Liberty High School, Peoria, Ariz., and Moira Wells, an infielder/outfielder from Falcon (Colo.) High School, as the newest additions to the Larks program. Named Offensive Player of the Year as a junior for Liberty High Softball, Steiner excelled on the hardwood as well, […]

Softball inks Atrisco Heritage Academy grad

Hesston College softball coach Andrew Sharp announces Alicia Ramirez, an outfielder/utility player from Atrisco Heritage Academy, Albuquerque, N.M., as the newest addition the Larks 2014 recruiting class.  A three-time first-team all-district player, Ramirez helped Atrisco Heritage to a district championship and state tournament berth her sophomore year. “Alicia gives us an athletic presence on the […]

Softball adds Rusk (Texas) High senior to recruiting class

Hesston College softball coach Andrew Sharp announces Gabby Willis, an infielder/utility player from Rusk (Texas) High School, as the newest addition the Larks 2014 recruiting class.  An all-district MVP in softball, Willis took home the Rusk Quarterback Club Softball Award and JL Hassell Outstanding Female Athlete of the Year honors. A captain her senior year, […]