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 […]

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 […]

For the love of the game: Alumna to make NFL coaching debut

“Oh, wow, you play football?” the young woman asked Katie Sowers, who was waiting to have her photo taken for this story in the locker room also being used by the girl’s high school basketball team that was warming up for upcoming tipoff. “I would love to play football!” “You can!” Sowers encouraged. “How old […]

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 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 […]

Hesston pulls away for home win

The Hesston College women’s basketball team upped its season mark to 10-13 following a 84-68 home win over Brown Mackie College (Salina, Kan.) on Wednesday, Feb. 10. The Larks held a 44-40 edge at halftime before outscoring BMC 19-8 in the third quarter to coast to the win. Jessanna Nebel (Hesston, Kan.) led all scorers […]

Larks storm back for road win

The Hesston College women’s basketball team came back from a 14-point halftime deficit to claim a huge 77-73 win at Sterling (Kan.) College JV on Monday, Jan. 11. Jermani Thompson (Reserve, La.) poured in 18 points to lead the way for Hesston. Thompson connected on 2-of-3 treys and finished 6-for-12 overall from the floor. Micaela […]

Larks win again, top Colby

The Hesston College women’s basketball team used a dominant fourth quarter to capture a 57-49 win over Colby (Kan.) CC on Monday, Dec. 7, improving its season mark to 5-8. Up 44-43 after three quarters of play, the Larks defense clamped down on Colby, holding the visitors to 16.7 percent from the floor in the […]

Larks snap skid with big home win

The Hesston College women’s basketball team defeated Sterling (Kan.) College JV 67-52 on Saturday, Nov. 14, ending the Larks’ five-game losing streak. Mikaela Zook (Millersburg, Ind.) enjoyed a big day with 19 points (8-of-16 shooting), nine boards and six assists. Kayla Travis (Peyton, Colo.) added 12 points. Brooke Hammond (Long Island, Kan.) scored 13 and […]