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 […]

Hesston College announces new women’s basketball coach

Hesston College athletic director Rob Ramseyer introduces Jeff Jacobs as head coach of the Larks women’s basketball program. “We’re thrilled to bring Jeff to campus in this important role,” Ramseyer said. “He has vast experience in coaching, mentoring, organization and leadership. I’m eager to see how he puts his talents to use for our women’s […]

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 sign Oklahoma catcher to letter-of-intent

Hesston College softball coach Andrew Sharp announces Jordan Walton, a catcher/utility from Newkirk (Okla.) High School, as the latest addition to the Larks’ 2016 recruiting class. Walton helped lead Newkirk High to three consecutive district championships and was twice named an all-conference player. As a senior, Walton hit .363 with 14 doubles and threw out […]

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 […]

Men’s Tennis adds local talent

Hesston College men’s tennis coach Myron Diener announces Garrett Roth, a senior at Hesston (Kan.) High School, as the newest addition to the Larks’ recruiting class. Roth is a three-sport athlete at Hesston High; competing in football and basketball in addition to his time with Swathers’ Tennis. Roth was a member of Hesston High’s 2015 […]