Larks fall to Central, 101-94

The Hesston College men’s basketball team dropped a 101-94 shootout to Central CC (Columbus, Neb.) on Friday, Nov. 30, slipping the Larks to 2-9 on the year. Tra Smoot (East St. Louis, Ill.) enjoyed a double-double effort, posting 25 points and 11 rebounds. Ryan Schilling (Fort Worth, Texas), Darrion Martin (Houston) and Lawrence Ammons (Austin, […]

Larks come up just short in upset bid

The Hesston College men’s basketball team lost a thrilling 62-53 game against Barton CC (Great Bend, Kan.) on Wednesday, Nov. 14, dropping its season record to 0-5. Darrion Martin (Houston) led the Hesston offense with 17 points. Beau Palmer (Oklahoma City) added 14 and pulled down a team-high six rebounds. Ryan Schilling (Fort Worth, Texas) […]

Pratt tops Hesston, 100-59

The Hesston College men’s basketball team lost a non-region game to Pratt (Kan.) CC on Tuesday, Nov. 5 by a 100-59 count, dropping its season record to 0-2. Jesse Johnson (Memphis, Tenn.) led Hesston with 11 points. Ryan Schilling (Fort Worth, Texas) and Austin Larkin (Wichita, Kan.) added nine each. Hesston looks for its first […]

Hesston College Community Night features free admission to basketball games

The Hesston College alumni department hosts its annual Community Night during early-season home basketball games on Wednesday, Nov. 13. The teams will face NJCAA Division I Barton Community College (Great Bend, Kan.), with women’s tip off at 6 and the men at 8 p.m. in Yost Center. Admission is free for all. The evening will […]

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 […]

Jones earns All-American recognition

Hesston College men’s basketball standout Mahlon Jones (Oklahoma City) has been named a third-team National Junior College Athletic Association All-American.   “Mahlon has had an incredible start to his collegiate career at Hesston College,” said Hesston coach Dustin Galyon. “He is one of the most explosive scorers in the country and his all-American recognition is […]

Pair of decorated sophomore guards end Hesston careers with all-region nominations

Hesston College men’s basketball players Mahlon Jones (Oklahoma City) and Pierre Zook (McMinnville, Ore.) have been named first and second-team selections, respectively, to the NJCAA All-Region VI team. Jones, who finishes his career with an eye-popping 1,314 points, averaged a team-high 19.2 points and 4.4 assists per game for the Larks. Zook, who also scored […]

Larks fly past Johnson County in Region VI tournament opener

The Hesston College men’s basketball team defeated Johnson County Community College (Overland Park, Kan.) 82-68 on Saturday, March 2, earning a ticket to the second round of the NJCAA Region VI tournament. Mahlon Jones (Oklahoma City) scored 33 points, grabbed nine rebounds and dished out eight assists in the win. Pierre Zook (McMinnville, Ore.) added […]

Hesston claims 20th win

The Hesston College men’s basketball team cruised past Kansas State University – Salina 95-38 on Tuesday, Feb. 19, moving its season record to 20-9. Four Hesston players scored in double figures, including Alex Santiago (Burrton, Kan. – 17), Will Barnes (Marion, Ind. – 16), Ryan Schilling (Fort Worth, Texas – 15) and Mason Davis (Mustang, […]

Zook goes wild in Larks road win

The Hesston College men’s basketball team pounded Bethel College JV (North Newton, Kan.) 102-86 on Wednesday, Feb. 13, improving its season record to 19-8. Sophomore sharpshooter Pierre Zook (McMinnville, Ore.) provided the storyline, as the Larks’ all-time leader in three-pointers poured in a school-record 12 trifectas en route to a 38-point night. Zook’s effort shatters […]

Men’s hoops wins again

The Hesston College men’s basketball team secured its 18th win of the year with an 84-68 win over Oklahoma Wesleyan University JV (Bartlesville) on Saturday, Feb. 9. Pierre Zook (McMinnville, Ore.) led the way with 24 points. Alex Santiago (Burrton, Kan.) added 13 points and Tra Smoot (East St. Louis, Ill.) scored 10. Hesston tips […]

Hesston routs Sterling JV, 84-50

The Hesston College men’s basketball team rebounded from its Feb. 4 loss by trouncing visiting Sterling (Kan.) College JV, 84-50. The Larks held a commanding 54-30 lead at halftime and cruised to its 17th victory of the year. Mahlon Jones (Oklahoma City) led Hesston with 23 points, while Will Barnes (Marion, Ind.) added 12 points […]