Larks compete at 2015 nationals

The Hesston College men’s tennis team recently competed in the 2015 NJCAA national tournament in Plano, Texas, finishing 24th among 27 teams. The Larks posted seven regular-season team wins in 2015 to go with an impressive effort at the Region VI post-season match. “This year’s turnaround was fun to watch,” Hesston coach Myron Diener said. “We […]

Larks add pitcher, catcher to 2015 class

Hesston College baseball coach Kyle Howell announces Ethan Timmermans, a 6’4” pitcher from South Huron District High School, Exeter, Ontario, and Jayro Rivera, a catcher from Carlos Beltran Baseball Academy, Barceloneta, Puerto Rico, as the latest additions to the Larks program. A team captain at South Huron District High, Timmermans will compete for early innings […]

Baseball adds local talent to 2015 class

Hesston College baseball coach Kyle Howell announces Kyler Cox, a utility player from Little River (Kan.) High School, as the newest addition to the Larks program. Cox, a second-team all-state catcher his junior year, hit .375 with 35 runs scored and helped Little River High to a state runner-up finish in 2014. “We’re excited to […]

Howell named new baseball coach

Hesston College athletic director Joel Kauffman has announced the hiring of Kyle Howell as baseball coach. He will succeed Rob Ramseyer, who transitions to Hesston’s Vice President of Student Development role July 1. Howell was associate head baseball coach for the Larks in 2014-15, serving primarily as Hesston’s pitching coach and recruiting coordinator. Prior to […]

Women’s cross country adds Iowa runner to 2015 recruiting class

Hesston College women’s cross country coach Gerry Sieber announces Renee Buckwalter, a senior at Iowa Mennonite School, Kalona, as the newest addition to the Larks program. A two-time all-conference runner, Buckwalter participated in the Iowa state cross country meet in 2011 and 2014. She was an academic all-state selection as a senior. An honor roll […]

Men’s Cross Country adds Nebraska runner for 2015 season

Hesston College men’s cross country coach Gerry Sieber announces Christian Martin, a senior at Milford (Neb.) High School, as the newest addition to the Larks program. Martin, a part of Milford High’s back-to-back cross country state championship teams, also played football, basketball and golf for the school. He will study sociology at Hesston. “We’re thrilled […]

Mann, Rimann Honored as Hesston College’s Top Student Athletes

Malcolm Mann, a sophomore men’s basketball player, and Samantha Rimann, a sophomore volleyball player, were named 2015 male and female Hesston College Student Athletes of the Year at the school’s annual Athletic Banquet April 28. Mann, Plano, Texas, was one of the sophomore leaders to charge the way to a Region VI title and a […]

Softball signs Washington infielder

Hesston College softball coach Andrew Sharp announces Bailyn Piecewicz, a middle infielder/outfielder from Mt. Spokane (Wash.) High School, as the newest addition to the Larks program. A softball team captain and Most Valuable Player her sophomore year, Piecewicz was a three-year varsity starter in the infield at Mt. Spokane High. She also played high school […]

Volleyball adds Kansas middle hitter to 2015 recruiting class

Hesston College volleyball coach Jessica Cleveland announces Reilly Malone, a 5’9″ middle hitter from Bishop Seabury Academy, Lawrence, Kan., as the latest addition to the Larks program. Malone, a first-team all-area performer, received MVP and Most Improved Player recognition following her senior year at Bishop Seabury where she holds the school record for kills. “Reilly […]

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, […]