Hesston College women's soccer action photo - Miya Gonda

Gonda earns all-conference honors

Japanese soccer standout Miya Gonda was awarded with a Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference (KJCCC) 2018 All Conference Soccer Women’s Western Division First Team selection. Due to Hesston College joining the Jayhawk at the beginning of the 2018 school year, Miya joins several volleyball players at Hesston College as the first class of student-athletes in […]

Student athletes and coaches rake leaves as a service project - The Lark Way

Raking leaves the Lark Way

Why did more than 100 student athletes, coaches and administrators rake yards full of leaves on the first Saturday in November? Because it is our commitment. Because it is The Lark Way. For 60 years Hesston College has been competing in intercollegiate athletics. Since then, sport has always been a piece of the greater whole […]

Hesston College Athletic Director Chris Nachtigall

Nachtigall to serve as athletic director

Hesston College announces the hiring of Chris Nachtigall as the Larks’ new athletic director. A 2001 graduate of Hesston College, Nachtigall holds a bachelor’s degree in sports management from Iowa Wesleyan College (Mount Pleasant, Iowa) and a master’s in coaching and athletic administration from Concordia University (Irvine, Calif.). While at Hesston, Nachtigall played baseball and […]

Lark athletes named to the 2018-19 NJCAA All-Academic first team

42 Larks named to NJCAA All-Academic Teams

The Hesston College athletic department announces that 42 student-athletes have been named National Junior College Athletic Association Academic All-Americans. To be an All-American a student needs to complete a minimum of 24 credits over the two semester school year. The 42 student-athletes represents 24% of Hesston’s total athletes on campus. Congratulations to the following students: […]

Eric Schwab

Schwab to coach cross country and track

The Hesston College athletic department announces the hiring of Eric Schwab to coach cross country and track. Schwab has been the head cross country and track coach at different programs around the country. He earned his master’s degree at Azusa (Calif.) Pacific University (APU) while coaching there. Schwab has also worked at Fresno (Calif.) Pacific […]

Jeremy Deckinger and Ashley Yasin

Yasin, Deckinger named Lark Athletes of the Year at athletic banquet

Athletes, coaches and athletic staff gathered this evening to celebrate the 2017-18 school year. Participants recognized academic achievement, team success, individual accomplishment, the growth of the student-athletes at Hesston College and presented the department’s highest awards – Athlete of the Year – to male and female recipients. Chosen by vote of the athletic department staff, […]