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 […]

Campus community mourns loss of student

The Hesston College campus community is mourning the untimely loss of student Justin Velazquez. Justin had just finished his freshman year at Hesston, where he was also a member of the baseball team. He passed away Saturday morning, June 4, while playing baseball in his hometown in Puerto Rico. Our prayers are with Justin’s family […]

Women’s Soccer strengthens ties to Japan

Hesston College women’s soccer coach Bryan Kehr announces Miho Okuda, a central defender from Japan, as the latest addition to the program. “Miho comes to us through coach Kanae Haneishi and coach Miyuki, Kehr said. “Players trained by Haneishi have been very technically skilled and have contributed a lot to our teams. We’re excited to […]

Baseball season ends at districts

The Hesston College baseball team saw its 2016 season come to a close with a pair of losses (14-5 to Western Oklahoma State, 12-4 to Longview) at the May 19 district playoff. Hesston defeated Brown Mackie College (Salina, Kan.) in a best-of-five series to advance to the district level. The Larks finished 21-36 in coach […]

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 […]

Women’s Basketball signs Horton to letter-of-intent

Hesston College women’s basketball coach Jeff Jacobs announces Kara Horton, a 5’10” power forward from Northern Heights High School, Allen, Kan., as the latest addition to the Larks program. A second-team all-Flint Hills League player, Horton was an all-state honorable mention selection as a season. She played volleyball and softball in addition to basketball for […]

Softball inks Utah slugger

Hesston College softball coach Andrew Sharp announces Kayleigh Johnson, an infielder/corner outfielder from Sky View High School, Smithfield, Utah, as the latest addition to the Larks’ 2016 recruiting class. Johnson, a two-time all-valley and second-team all-region player, has been a mainstay in the middle of the Bobcats lineup the past several seasons. She’s helped Sky […]

Day three results from nationals

The Hesston College men’s tennis team continued to play well into the tournament’s third day, with the doubles pair of Riley Kingsley (North Newton, Kan.) and Keegan LeFevre (Woodland Park, Colo.) advancing in the consolation bracket of one doubles. Results from May 18: SINGLES II (consolation) – Riley Kingsley lost 4-8 DOUBLES I – (consolation) […]

Brenneman signs with Hesston College Volleyball

Hesston College volleyball coach DeeDee Landes announces Kylie Brenneman, a 5’3″ defensive specialist from Hesston (Kan.) High School, as the latest member of the Larks’ 2016 recruiting class. A three-sport letter-winner at Hesston High, Brenneman helped Hesston High Volleyball to a third-place finish at the state tournament her senior year. She was an all-Central Kansas […]

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 […]

Men’s Cross Country adds more Kansas talent

Hesston College men’s cross country coach Gerry Sieber announces Kyle Stucky, a senior at Moundridge (Kan.) High School, as the newest addition to the Larks program. Stucky, a multi-sport athlete at Moundridge High, adds another athletic body to Hesston’s growing program. He is a four-time Scholar Athlete and academic letterman and will study nursing at […]

Women’s Soccer signs Ohio defender

Hesston College women’s soccer coach Bryan Kehr announces Lindsey Yoder, a central defender from Hiland High School, Berlin, Ohio, as the newest member of the Larks 2016 recruiting class. Named Tri-County Player of the Year and a first-team Greater Akron Scholastic Soccer Coaches Association selection, Yoder was her team’s defensive MVP. She helped the Hawks […]

Men’s Basketball inks Oklahoma talent to 2016 recruiting class

Hesston College men’s basketball coach Dustin Galyon announces Zac Neely, a 6’7” forward from Marietta (Okla.) High School, as the newest member of the Larks program. Neely averaged 23 points and more than 15 rebounds per game his senior year, earning first-team All-Lake County Conference honors for the second straight season. An honor roll student, […]