Newton High senior signs with Hesston College Men’s Cross Country

Hesston College men’s cross country coach Gerry Sieber announces Angus Siemens, a senior at Newton (Kan.) High School, as the newest addition to the Larks program. Siemens competes in swimming and track at Newton High in addition to cross country. He will enroll in Hesston’s Disaster Management Program. “The work ethic and experience that Angus […]

Swartzendruber, Hansen honored as Hesston College’s Top Student Athletes

Christy Swartzendruber, a sophomore women’s volleyball player, and Jake Hansen, a sophomore men’s basketball player, were named 2016 male and female Hesston College Student Athletes of the Year at the school’s annual Athletic Banquet. Swartzendruber, Shickley, Neb., a two-time all-region player and Hesston Volleyball’s all-time leader in digs, was a huge contributor the last two […]

Volleyball adds Colorado hitter to 2016 recruiting class

Hesston College volleyball coach DeeDee Landes announces Ariana Alberici, a right-side/outside hitter from Pueblo (Colo.) West High School, as the newest addition to the Hesston program. A first-team all-conference and two-time second-team all-state performer, Alberici was her team’s MVP as a senior. Aside from volleyball, she participated in swimming and track for Pueblo West High. […]

Women’s basketball signs Hutchinson guard

Hesston College Women’s Basketball announces Connor Atkinson, a point guard/shooting guard from Hutchinson (Kan.) High School, as the newest member of the Larks program. An all-Reno County second-team player, Atkinson averaged over six points and five assists per season as a senior. Aside from basketball, she participated in track and tennis at Hutchinson High. Atkinson […]

Hesston College names Joost new tennis coach

Hesston College athletic director Rob Ramseyer introduces Chance Joost as head coach of the Hesston College men’s and women’s tennis programs. “We’re very excited to have Chance leading our tennis programs,” Ramseyer said. “He has the tools necessary to impact Hesston Tennis in many positive ways on and off the court.” Joost, currently finishing his […]

Lark Open golf benefit to aid Hesston College Athletics

Hesston College Lark fans and golfers are invited to participate in the Hesston College Athletic Department’s annual Lark Open golf benefit, Friday, June 3, at the Hesston Golf Park. All proceeds will aid Hesston College Athletics. The benefit will be a four-person best-ball scramble with a 1 p.m. shotgun start. A complimentary meal, as well […]

Men’s Tennis adds Idaho talent

Hesston College men’s tennis coach Myron Diener announces Curtis Oesch, a senior at Caldwell (Idaho) High School, as the newest addition to the Larks’ recruiting class. Oesch is currently competing in his third year of varsity tennis for Caldwell High. As a junior, he helped the team to a district championship and fourth-place finish at […]

Men’s cross country signs Ellinwood senior

Hesston College men’s cross country coach Gerry Sieber announces Avery Pike, a senior at Ellinwood (Kan.) High School, as the newest addition to the Larks program. Pike was a member of Ellinwood’s back-to-back state championship teams in 2012-13. He participated in many extracurricular activities at Ellinwood High aside from cross country, including track, basketball, cheer […]

Men’s cross country announces Cook signing

Hesston College men’s cross country coach Gerry Sieber announces Keegan Cook, a senior at Remington High School, Whitewater, Kan., as the newest addition to the Larks program. A multi-sport athlete at RHS, Cook earned varsity letters in football, basketball and track in addition to a pair of cross country letters. “I’m looking forward to Keegan’s […]

Local athletes boost athletic programs

The success of local student athletes continues to boost Hesston College’s athletic programs even as the campus is diversifying. This year, six students from within 20 miles of the college filled rosters, including volleyball, women’s basketball and men’s tennis. Being from the area has plenty of benefits, both on and off the court. “My local […]