Winter leads Larks at Hutchinson Twilight Classic

The Hesston College men’s and women’s cross country teams opened the 2016 fall season Friday night, Sept. 2, at the Twilight Classic in Hutchinson, Kan. Freshman Sadie Winter (Newton, Kan.) paced all Hesston runners with a three-mile (4.83km) time of 20:28.2, good for 22nd overall. Renee Buckwalter (Wellman, Iowa – 57th), Eva Dwyer (Middlebury, Ind. […]

Men’s soccer blanks Bulldogs for first win

Hesston men’s soccer defeated the McPherson Bulldogs (JV) squad 2-0 in front of an energetic crowd on Friday night, Sept. 2. HC finally hit the field after consecutive rain-outs forced games to be postponed and later canceled mid-week. Seeking the first win of the early season, the Larks (1-2) controlled the first half, outshooting McPherson […]

Women’s Basketball adds three more for upcoming season

Hesston College women’s basketball coach Jeff Jacobs announces Shaelyn Headrick, a 5’5” guard from Cheraw (Colo.) High School, Carissa Slabach, a 5’8” guard from Berean Academy, Elbing, Kan., and Reva Smith, a 5’5” guard from Nowata (Okla.) High School, as the latest additions to the Larks program. Headrick, a four-time All-High Plains Conference player, will […]

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) […]