Larks aim for turnaround in 2016

The Hesston College softball team opens its 2016 schedule with a weekend tournament in Fort Worth, Texas, Feb. 5-6. This will be the Larks first appearance in the annual Cowtown Classic. Seventh-year coach Andrew Sharp is optimistic for a rebound after a disappointing 2015 season. Seven sophomores and eight freshmen make up this year’s roster. […]

Hesston Baseball ready to hit the diamond

First-year Hesston College Baseball skipper Kyle Howell has the Larks ready to take the field in 2016. Howell has a freshman-heavy roster but will rely on sophomore leadership to find success this season. Sophomore shortstop Jake Shelby (McKinney, Texas), a Tarleton State University (Stephenville, Texas) commit, returns to lead the Larks after a solid freshman […]

Hesston College athletes continue to impress in the classroom and beyond

From early morning practices to late-night games, sports take enormous amounts of time from already busy college students. Despite these exacting mental and physical demands, Hesston College athletes are up to the challenge, as they can boast an impressive average GPA of 3.03 for the fall 2015 semester. “It makes me excited and proud that […]

College launches men’s golf program with hiring of local coach

Hesston College Athletic Director Rob Ramseyer introduces Chris Frantz as head coach of the Larks’ new men’s golf program. Hesston men’s golf will open competition in the fall of 2016. “We’re very excited about the addition of the golf program,” Ramseyer said. “We feel confident the program will attract high-quality student-athletes who are a great […]

Gerry Sieber to be inducted into NJCAA Soccer Hall of Fame

Former Hesston College men’s soccer coach Gerry Sieber will soon enter elite company, as the longtime mentor of the Larks’ winningest program is set to enter the NJCAA Hall of Fame during the NJCAA Division I Soccer Banquet, Sunday, Nov. 15 in Martinsville, Virginia. Sieber joins 91 other coaches, contributors and players already named to […]

Leadership and passion drive Hesston College Women’s Soccer

Talent, leadership, sacrifice, team chemistry, coaching, timing: all these and more factor in to successful intercollegiate athletics campaigns. Watching the 2015 Hesston College women’s soccer season unfold, it’s clear the Larks possess many of these coveted traits. The last few months have witnessed a record-breaking season filled with numerous individual feats. Having already established new […]

Larks ready to defend Region VI crown

Hesston College men’s basketball coach Dustin Galyon leads his team onto the hardwood in defense of last year’s NJCAA Region VI title and national tournament appearance. Returning contributors from last year’s run include: Jake Hansen (Effingham, Kan.), a 6′5″ wing whose length and defensive presence add to a stingy Hesston defense that allowed just 66 […]

Volleyball looks to build on 2014 success

Head Coach Jessica Cleveland begins her fifth season at the helm of Hesston College Volleyball. The Larks finished 21-8 in 2014, including a 6-4 mark in NJCAA Region VI, one of the strongest junior college conferences in the nation. Cleveland leans on a strong sophomore class that drove last year’s winning season. All-region performers Casey […]

Hesston women’s soccer looking to breakout

Fifth-year Hesston College women’s soccer coach Bryan Kehr believes a dynamic midfield and added talent on the offensive side will propel the Larks to success in 2015. Last year’s leading scorer Machi Kanematsu (Osaka, Japan) joins newcomers Adele Hofer (Denver, Colo.) and Mika Matsuda (Kyoto, Japan) in the midfield. Freshmen Allison Ebersole (Boulder, Colo.), Genessis […]

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 […]

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 […]

Larks season comes to an end on day two of Nat’l Tourney

The Hesston College men’s basketball team saw its season end with a 101-84 loss to Lansing (Mich.) CC on Thursday, March 19. The Larks finish at 22-12. Austin Mitchell (Plano, Texas) and Jordan Tanner (Houston, Texas) capped outstanding sophomore seasons by scoring 19 points each to lead the Hesston offense. Fellow Sophomore Grant Walker (North […]

Larks bound for nationals

The Hesston College men’s basketball team secured a trip to the 2015 NJCAA Division II National Tournament, with a thrilling 77-69 win over Kansas City Kansas CC  March 7. Seeded second in the Region VI tourney, Hesston blasted Highland CC 71-51 on Tuesday, March 3, to advance to the championship. The Larks shot an impressive […]