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, […]

Armstrong takes the reins of Hesston College men’s soccer program

New head coach Michael Armstrong is ready to lead Hesston’s men’s soccer program. No stranger to the Larks sideline, Armstrong was an assistant a year ago. Prior to working at Hesston, Armstrong was head boys soccer coach at Huntingdon (Pa.) Area High School where he had been an assistant for five years prior to taking […]

Hesston women’s soccer ready to take a step up

Fourth-year Hesston College women’s soccer coach Bryan Kehr points to improved team speed and an infusion of freshmen talent as the Larks seek to improve upon last year’s six-win season. Nine first-year players complement a sophomore class led by returning scorer Rachel Short-Miller (Bellingham, Wash.) to give the Larks an athletic roster seeking a second-consecutive […]

Yoder, Ladwig Honored as Top Student Athletes

Nick Yoder, a sophomore baseball player, and Makayla Ladwig, a sophomore women’s basketball player, were named the 2014 male and female Hesston College Student Athletes of the Year. Yoder, Millersburg, Ohio, a leader among the winningest class in Hesston baseball history, battled injuries his sophomore campaign but still contributed from the shortstop position with award-winning […]

Cross Country achieves high academic mark

The 2013 Hesston College men’s and women’s cross country teams were recently recognized for their outstanding academic achievements this past fall. According to the NJCAA Cross Country Coaches Association, both Hesston programs finished in the top twenty of the national academic team standings. Hesston’s men’s program recorded an impressive 3.534 team mark, good for eighth […]

Men’s Tennis looks ahead to new campaign

Coming off a successful 2013 season, first-year Hesston College Men’s Tennis coach Myron Diener points to returners Drew Hostetler (Goshen, Ind.), Kendrik Mast (Harrisonburg, Va.) and Dominic Murray (Denver) as veterans who will be counted on to lead the program this spring. Freshman Eric Cender (Valparaiso, Ind.), among others, give the Larks added talent. “I […]

Women’s Tennis anticipates 2014 season

First-year Hesston College Women’s Tennis coach Myron Diener points to returners Samantha Aeschliman (Lindsborg, Kan.), Narumi Hayano (Kiyosu-Shi, Aichi-ken, Japan) and Savannah Mitchell (Groveland, Ill.) as veteran leaders for the upcoming season. Freshmen Brett Fair (Topeka, Kan.) and Victoria Kropf (Monroe, Ore.) give the Larks added talent. “I was pleased with the effort the team […]