Women’s Cross Country ends season with nationals appearance

On Nov.12, the Hesston College women’s cross country team gathered for their last huddle at the 2016 NJCAA Division I Cross Country Championship. Just like every other huddle that season, they “flapped their wings” as they ran into the huddle at coach Gerry Sieber’s command, “Larks fly home.” “They were excited to be there,” said […]

Ebersole becomes Larks women’s soccer’s all time leading scorer

To say that sophomore Allison Ebersole (Boulder, Colo.) is having a good season would be an understatement. It’s barely half over and Ebersole has already grabbed the Hesston College career scoring record. Her 11 goals in nine games have launched the Larks to a an impressive 8-1 record. In 2015, she tallied 19 goals giving […]

Baseball team sends 14 sophomores to the next level

Fourteen members of the 2015-16 Hesston College baseball program have signed letters-of- intent to continue their athletic careers at four-year schools. Next destinations for the group represent all three levels of NCAA, as well as NAIA programs. The list includes: NCAA – DI Daulton Horton (Denton, Texas) – University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Cody […]

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 […]

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 […]

Athletic freshmen class holds key to Larks success in 2013-14

Sixth-year Hesston College men’s basketball coach Dustin Galyon is eager to unleash a roster he expects will bring excitement and energy to Yost Center. Nine new faces complement five returners from last year’s 21-win team that fell an overtime period short of the Region VI championship game. “Our team is long, athletic and we move […]

Deep sophomore class looks to build on last year’s success

The Hesston College women’s basketball team returns seven sophomores from last year’s 15-win squad that advanced to the Region VI semifinals. Led by all-region honorable mention pick Makayla Ladwig (Wichita, Kan.), the team’s second leading scorer and leading rebounder a year ago, sixth-year coach Dan Harrison will rely on an experienced roster as the Larks […]

Larks Volleyball set to open 2013 season

Third-year Hesston College Volleyball Coach Jessica Cleveland welcomes a talented, athletic roster to campus with hopes of surpassing last year’s 19-win season. A balanced group of six sophomores and six freshmen includes added height and versatility that Cleveland is eager to put to work. “We’re excited to start this season and welcome the challenges our […]

Top student athletes named at Hesston athletic banquet

Hayley Gately, Roseville, Calif., a sophomore co-captain on the softball team, and Jacob Landis, Sterling, Ill., a men’s cross country runner, are the 2012-13 Hesston College Student Athletes of the Year. Gately, an all-region infielder, is the Larks all-time leader in homeruns, doubles, triples, runs and runs batted in. Off the field, she served the […]