Francis legacy transcends wins and losses

BC softball coach Leah Francis

Despite more than 500 victories and 15 seasons of unparalleled success on the softball diamond, Leah Francis looks back on her coaching career and sees friends, lifelong relationships and the personal growth of her players.

Bulldog Softball Clean Up With Honors


Bellevue College softball took home several honors this week as the league announced the post season awards. Earning NFCA All-American this year pitcher Rhaney Harris, shortstop Tatum Dow, and outfielder Tori McDowell. Dow was fifth overall in the NWAC in hitting with a .526 batting average. McDowell was second in the NWAC with 80 RBI's. ...more about Bulldog Softball Clean Up With Honors

Softball Takes Two From Highline

Meg Marino. photo by Rick May

Although the typical offensive firepower numbers weren't as evident by the scores, Bellevue College softball took care of business with two comfortable wins at Highline today, winning 8-2, and 5-1. In the opener, Carissa McDowell tossed a 2-hitter in the circle with 7 strikeouts to pace Bellevue. She also did damage at the plate with ...more about Softball Takes Two From Highline

Softball Sweeps Everett

Marino BC softball action 2019

Bellevue College softball continued their winning ways with an easy 10-2 and 17-8 sweep over visiting Everett yesterday afternoon in North Region league play. Both games ended early due to the run-limit rule. In the opener, Megan Paoli led the Bulldogs with 4 RBI's going 3-for-4 with a triple. In the first inning, the 'dogs ...more about Softball Sweeps Everett

Softball Battles To Split At Douglas

Macey Sykes

In a typically difficult environment to escape with victory, the Bellevue College softball team traveled to perennial power Douglas and managed to scratch out a split, winning 9-1 before dropping a close one, 7-6 in the nightcap. Both games featured breakout innings by the Bulldogs in the later innings. In the opener, the score remained ...more about Softball Battles To Split At Douglas

Softball Wins Two at Skagit Valley

Kiera Shipley. photo by Rick May

The Bellevue College Bulldog softball team swept Skagit Valley on the road yesterday by scores of 9-3 and 17-0. The wins put Bellevue at 20-2 in first place in the North and 31-4 overall. No other game details were provided by Skagit Valley's sports information department.  The Bulldogs have a showdown at Douglas College this ...more about Softball Wins Two at Skagit Valley