Larks Men’s Tennis completes successful week at national tournament

The Hesston College men’s tennis team returned from a great week of tennis at the NJCAA Division I national tournament May 16 to-20 in Plano, Texas, finishing 17th among 24 teams. Four Hesston players earned day-one singles matches, including sophomore Caleb Schrock-Hurst (Harrisonburg, Va.), freshman Josiah Borst (Becker, Minn.), sophomore Andry Stutzman (Harrisonburg, Va.) and […]

For the love of the game: Alumna to make NFL coaching debut

“Oh, wow, you play football?” the young woman asked Katie Sowers, who was waiting to have her photo taken for this story in the locker room also being used by the girl’s high school basketball team that was warming up for upcoming tipoff. “I would love to play football!” “You can!” Sowers encouraged. “How old […]

Swartzendruber, Hansen honored as Hesston College’s Top Student Athletes

Christy Swartzendruber, a sophomore women’s volleyball player, and Jake Hansen, a sophomore men’s basketball player, were named 2016 male and female Hesston College Student Athletes of the Year at the school’s annual Athletic Banquet. Swartzendruber, Shickley, Neb., a two-time all-region player and Hesston Volleyball’s all-time leader in digs, was a huge contributor the last two […]

Hesston College names Joost new tennis coach

Hesston College athletic director Rob Ramseyer introduces Chance Joost as head coach of the Hesston College men’s and women’s tennis programs. “We’re very excited to have Chance leading our tennis programs,” Ramseyer said. “He has the tools necessary to impact Hesston Tennis in many positive ways on and off the court.” Joost, currently finishing his […]

Lark Open golf benefit to aid Hesston College Athletics

Hesston College Lark fans and golfers are invited to participate in the Hesston College Athletic Department’s annual Lark Open golf benefit, Friday, June 3, at the Hesston Golf Park. All proceeds will aid Hesston College Athletics. The benefit will be a four-person best-ball scramble with a 1 p.m. shotgun start. A complimentary meal, as well […]

Hesston College announces new women’s basketball coach

Hesston College athletic director Rob Ramseyer introduces Jeff Jacobs as head coach of the Larks women’s basketball program. “We’re thrilled to bring Jeff to campus in this important role,” Ramseyer said. “He has vast experience in coaching, mentoring, organization and leadership. I’m eager to see how he puts his talents to use for our women’s […]

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 […]