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 […]

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 claim Region VI crown

The Hesston College baseball team captured the 2016 NJCAA Region VI title on Sunday, May 1, following a 8-7 win over Brown Mackie College (Salina, Kan.) in game four of the five-game series. The Larks entered the day up 2-0 following a Saturday home sweep. BMC staved off elimination in game three with a walk-off […]

Larks walk off with weekend series sweep

The Hesston College baseball team completed a four-game weekend sweep of Wentworth Military Academy (Lexington, Mo.) by taking two games on Sunday, April 24. The Larks won 10-3 in game one before a thrilling walk-off 5-4 win in extra innings in game two to improve Hesston to 18-33 on the year. Kyler Cox (Little River, […]

Larks sweep Wentworth behind pair of gems

The Hesston College baseball team picked up two wins (3-2, 1-0) over Wentworth Military Academy on Saturday, April 23. Although the double header went a combined 15 innings, just two Hesston pitchers toed the runner, as sophomore Collin Loutensock (West Valley, Utah) and freshman Matt Gregory (New Caney, Texas) each tossed complete games in the […]

Loutensock’s complete game leads Larks to win

The Hesston College baseball team split with Brown Mackie College (Salina, Kan.) on Saturday, April 16, winning 8-2 in the opener before BMC won 6-5 in the nine inning nightcap. Hesston sophomore hurler Collin Loutensock (West Valley, Utah) went the distance in game one, allowing just two runs on six hits. Loutensock fanned four in […]

Berry, Shelby lead Larks to win

The Hesston College baseball team got back in the win column with a 6-5 victory over Central Christian JV (McPherson, Kan.) on Wednesday, April 13. Sophomores Andrew Berry (Mulvane, Kan.) and Jake Shelby (McKinney, Texas) enjoyed big days for the Larks. Berry went 2-for-4 with a run scored and a home run, while Shelby had […]

Larks sweep Bethany JV

The Hesston College baseball team picked up a pair of home wins (5-4, 8-4) over Bethany College JV (Lindsborg, Kan.) on Tuesday, April 5, upping its season record to 12-24. Connor Gillihan (Spring Hill, Kan.) threw four innings of solid relief to get the win. The sophomore lefty allowed four hits and one unearned run […]

Larks sweep Dawson at home

The Hesston College baseball team made short work of Dawson CC (Glendive, Mt.) on Thursday, March 17, sweeping the doubleheader (6-0, 13-2) to improve to 10-15 on the year. Skyler Frizzell (Bartlesville, Okla.) enjoyed a career day on the mound, tossing a complete-game two-hitter in the opener with 14 strikeouts and just one walk. Frizzell […]

Larks sweep home doubleheader

The Hesston College baseball team swept a pair of games (5-2, 11-1) over Central Christian College JV (McPherson, Kan.) on Tuesday, March 3, improving its season record to 7-10. Hesston scored three runs late to pull away from a 2-2 game in the opener before scoring early and often in the game two romp. AJ […]

Bats carry Larks to win in home opener

The Hesston College baseball team rallied past York (Neb.) College JV for a 10-5 win in the Larks’ home-opener under first-year skipper Kyle Howell. Trailing 4-3 after five, Hesston put up four runs in the bottom of the sixth followed by two more an inning later. Five Hesston pitchers saw action, with Jace Robinson (Houston, […]

Hesston Baseball ends Texas trip with a win

The Hesston College baseball team scored early and often en route to a 13-8 road win at Richland (Texas) College on Sunday, Feb. 7. Sunday’s win was the final game of a four-game season-opening series against the four-time NJCAA National Champion Thunderducks. Sophomore right-hander AJ Chalupka (Flower Mound, Texas) pitched into the seventh inning in […]