Phonathon blitz underway

…Just not for a Hesston College Football Team. The 2014 Hesston College Phonathon blitz is underway as the college reaches out to alumni and friends with a goal of raising $100,000 that will help fund student scholarships. Each year, Hesston College conducts a Phonathon to invite alumni and friends to support students in this way. This year, the […]

A spirit of service

Hesston College students participated in 20 service projects during Service Week Sept. 9 to 15. Projects included several with neighboring Schowalter Villa, participating in recreational art and activities at Youthville (Newton, Kan.), picking up trash along the highway, constructing a prayer labyrinth on campus and serving meals at The Lord’s Diner (Wichita).

Armstrong takes the reins of Hesston College men’s soccer program

New head coach Michael Armstrong is ready to lead Hesston’s men’s soccer program. No stranger to the Larks sideline, Armstrong was an assistant a year ago. Prior to working at Hesston, Armstrong was head boys soccer coach at Huntingdon (Pa.) Area High School where he had been an assistant for five years prior to taking […]

Women’s basketball adds Thompson

Hesston College women’s basketball coach Dan Harrison announces Jermani Thompson, a 5’5” shooting guard from East St. John High School, Reserve, La., as the latest addition to the Larks program. A second-team all-district player, Thompson helped East St. John High to a district championship her senior year. She will study nursing at Hesston. “Jermani is […]

Women’s basketball inks McClellan for 2014-15 season

Hesston College women’s basketball coach Dan Harrison announces Reagan McClellan, a 5’6” point guard from Northern Heights High School, Allen, Kan., as the latest addition to the Larks program. A freshman last year at Allen Community College, Iola, Kan., McClellan adds experience and depth to the Hesston backcourt. An all-league honorable mention player in 2012-13, […]

College announces Spring 2014 Dean’s List, Honor Roll

Hesston College announced the names of full-time students whose spring 2014 semester grades earned them a place on the Dean’s List (3.90 to 4.00) and Honor Roll (3.50 to 3.89). Dean’s List freshmen Rachelle Adrian – Mountain Lake, Minn. Kailey Aiello – Salem, Ore. Megan Baumgartner – Hesston, Kan. Victoria Becker – Halstead, Kan. Eric […]

Hesston College Men’s Soccer adds keeper to incoming class

Hesston College men’s soccer coach Michael Armstrong announces Andrew Graber, a 5’10” keeper from Freeman (S.D.) Academy, as the newest addition to the Larks 2014 recruiting class.  A four-year varsity letter-winner and team captain his senior year, Graber was an all-conference player for Freeman Academy.  “I’m excited to bring an experienced goalkeeper of Andrew’s level […]

Hesston College Volleyball adds Archbold (Ohio) High senior to 2014 recruiting class

Hesston College volleyball coach Jessica Cleveland announces Desi Newman, a 5’9” outside hitter/setter from Archbold (Ohio) High School, as the newest addition the Larks 2014 recruiting class.  A first-team All-Northwest Ohio Athletic League and all-district player her senior year, Newman recorded 98 kills and 341 assists in 2013, helping Archbold High to a regional semi-final […]

Armstrong to lead Men’s Soccer program

Hesston College Athletic Director Joel Kauffman announced the Dec. 13 hiring of Michael Armstrong, a 2005 Hesston graduate, as head men’s soccer coach. He succeeds Kurt Hostetler, who resigned after seven years at the helm of Hesston men’s soccer. Armstrong served as an assistant coach for the Larks during the 2013 season. “I’m very excited […]

2013 Howard Hustle results

All finishers 2 Mile FEMALE OVERALL WINNERS Place Bib Name Age Town St Time 1 333 KRISTEN SHRAG 25 14:00 2 100 HOLLY PETERS 18 HC KS 14:01 3 192 KATIE SAWYER 30 MCPHERSON KS 14:13 2 Mile MALE OVERALL WINNERS Place Bib Name Age Town St Time 1 7 JACOB LANDIS 21 STERLING IL […]

First concert of HBPA season to feature globally influenced jazz

by Melanie Zuercher, Bethel College   An organization committed to fostering appreciation for America’s original art form, jazz, bring its acclaimed quintet to south-central Kansas for the kickoff of the 2013-14 Hesston Bethel Performing Arts Series. Metta Quintet, the resident ensemble for JazzReach, performs in Bethel College’s Krehbiel Auditorium Nov. 21 at 7:30 p.m. General […]

Larks fall to Pratt CC

The Hesston College men’s soccer team fell to Pratt (Kan.) CC by a 1-0 count on Tuesday, Oct. 8, sliding the Larks to 1-13 on the year. The visiting Beavers outshot Hesston 8-0 in the contest. Hesston hits the road for a fall break trip this weekend with games against Bluffton (Ohio) University JV at […]

Bel Canto Singers to tour west central Florida

The Hesston College Bel Canto Singers will present the program “Dwelling in Thresholds” in west central Florida, under the direction of Bradley Kauffman, during a Fall Break tour Oct. 12 to 14. The “Dwelling in Thresholds” program is inspired by the college’s campus-wide focus on refugee resettlement during the 2013-14 year led by the common-read […]