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 […]

Athletics at Hesston College

“I would define a successful student athlete at Hesston College in three ways. One – that they have become a better athlete…than they were when they came to our campus. Secondly they have developed confidence in themselves, confidence in their ability to make that next step. And third, I would define a successful student athlete […]

Women’s basketball eager to start new season

The Hesston College women’s basketball team returns five sophomores from last year’s 14-win squad that advanced to the Region VI semifinals. Bethany Snow, a 6’3” post, returns to lead the Hesston frontcourt after averaging eight points and eight rebounds a game last year. The sophomore from Park City, Kan. recorded 10 double-doubles after Christmas break. […]

Keak, Dungan lead Larks to 2nd-place finish

The Hesston College men’s cross country competed well in the Bethel College (North Newton, Kan.) Invitational on Saturday, Oct. 18. The Larks, led by a pair of top-five runners, enjoyed a second place finish. Freshman Muoch Keak (Lincoln, Neb.) placed fourth overall in the men’s 8K with a 27:18.32. Right behind was sophomore teammate Ryan […]

Volleyball win streak at 10 as Larks sweep tri

The Hesston College volleyball team continued its roll with a pair of impressive wins at a triangular hosted by Southeast CC (Beatrice, Neb.) Saturday, Oct. 18. In the opener against Southwestern CC (Creston, Iowa), Hesston won easily (25-16, 25-18, 25-14) on the strength of Christy Swartzendruber’s (Shickley, Neb.) team-high 12 kills to go along with […]

Larks cap 3-0 homecoming weekend with thrilling win

The Hesston College volleyball team made it a 3-0 homecoming weeknd thanks to a thrilling five-game win (25-21, 25-14, 15-25, 20-25, 17 -15) over Clarendon College on Saturday, Sept. 27. With the weekend wins, the Larks now stand at an impressive 13-5. In Friday’s win (25-15, 26-24, 25-18) over Tabor College JV, Christy Swartzendruber’s (Shickley, […]