Women’s cross country adds Olathe (Kan.) South senior

Hesston College women’s cross country coach Gerry Sieber announces Mackenzie Johnson, a senior from Olathe (Kan.) South High School, as the newest addition to the Larks program. A three-sport athlete at Olathe South High, Johnson participated in cross country, track and volleyball. An Honor Roll student, she will study nursing at Hesston. “I expect Kenzie […]

Women’s cross country signs Macksville (Kan.) senior

Hesston College women’s cross country coach Gerry Sieber announces Anna Penner, a senior from Mackville (Kan.) High School, as the newest addition to the Larks program. Penner was a key part of Mackville’s 2013 team that won sub-state and finished as 1A state runners-up.  A National Honor Society member, Kansas Honors Scholar and Superintendent Honor […]

Cross Country achieves high academic mark

The 2013 Hesston College men’s and women’s cross country teams were recently recognized for their outstanding academic achievements this past fall. According to the NJCAA Cross Country Coaches Association, both Hesston programs finished in the top twenty of the national academic team standings. Hesston’s men’s program recorded an impressive 3.534 team mark, good for eighth […]

Hesston Cross Country continues high academic standard

The 2012 Hesston College men’s and women’s cross country teams were recently recognized for their outstanding academic achievements during the 2012 season. According to the NJCAA Cross Country Coaches Association, both Hesston programs finished in the top two of the national academic team standings. Hesston’s men’s program recorded an impressive 3.833 team mark, falling just […]

Landis, Moyer compete at National Cross Country meet

Two Hesston College runners, sophomore Jacob Landis (Sterling, Ill.) and freshman Michelle Moyer (Monticello, Ill.), recently competed in the NJCAA cross country national meet, held Nov. 10 at Rend Lake Community College (Ina, Ill.). Landis capped a spectacular Hesston career by finishing 86th among 287 runners. The sophomore averaged a 5:37 mile for a time […]

Sieber sees positives as cross country season ends

The Hesston College men’s and women’s cross country teams ended its regular seasons on Saturday, Oct. 27 at the NJCAA Region VI meet, hosted by Johnson County Community College (Overland Park, Kan.). There were 15 NJCAA institutions represented at the meet. The Hesston women finished seventh overall with 188 points, just 5 points shy of […]

Moyer leads Hesston women in Haskell 5K

The Hesston College women’s cross country team finished ninth among 12 schools on Saturday, Oct. 6, at Haskell Indian Nations University (Lawrence, Kan.). Hesston runners averaged a 21:34.32 in the 5K. Larks freshman Michelle Moyer (Monticello, Ill.) placed 33rd overall (out of 107 runners) with a time of 20:43.02 (6:40.1/average mile). Sophomore Janae Hershberger (Goshen, […]

Hesston women record stellar individual times at Emporia State

The Hesston College women’s cross country team finished 11th among 18 schools in Friday’s (Sept. 28) meet at Emporia (Kan.) State University. More importantly, each Hesston runner recorded her season-best time in a 5K race this year. The Larks finished 3rd among Junior Colleges. Freshman Michelle Moyer’s (Monticello, Ill.) time of 20:21.90 led all Hesston […]

Larks run well at Tabor Invite

The Hesston College women’s cross country team placed sixth among eight schools in the competitive Tabor College (Hillsboro, Kan.) Invite on Friday, Sept. 22. Freshman Michelle Moyer (Monticello, Ill.) led Hesston with a time of 20:38.16 in the 5K, good for 18th place, while sophomore Jenae Hershberger (Goshen, Ind.) finished 28th with a 21:22.31. “Many […]

Inaugural Hesston College Athletes of the Year named at annual sports banquet

Three Hesston College student athletes were named Athletes of the Year at the college’s annual sports banquet Tuesday, April 24. The recipients were freshman Pierre Zook, McMinnville, Ore., a guard on the men’s basketball team; sophomore Krista Rittenhouse, Mt. Pleasant, Pa., a women’s cross country runner; and sophomore Emily Wagner-Davis, Roseville, Calif., an outfielder on […]

Hesston College women’s cross country signs Mt. Pleasant (Iowa) Community High senior Sierra Wyse

Hesston College women’s cross country coach Gerry Sieber has announced the signing of Sierra Wyse, a senior at Mt. Pleasant (Iowa) Community High School. A Southeast Iowa Conference honorable mention player in volleyball and track in 2011, Wyse earned the Coaches Award for those sports during her junior year. She is a three-time state-qualifier in […]

Hesston College women’s cross country adds two recruits

Hesston College women’s cross country coach Gerry Sieber announced the signings of two athletes for the fall of 2012. The newest Larks include Northwood High (Nappanee, Ind.) senior Rebecca Slabaugh and Bradford Christian School (Inola, Okla.) senior Hannah Weaver. Slabaugh, Nappanee High’s Most Improved Runner in 2008 and 2010, was a key member of the […]