Amy Bretado, Chelsie Smith, Coach Andrew Sharp

Bretado named all-American; Post-season honors roll in for Lark Softball

Having recently concluded a record-breaking season, the Hesston College Softball program has received its share of post-season accolades, with freshman Amy Bretado’s first-team NJCAA All-American selection topping the list. A freshman from Whittier, Calif., Bretado smashed the career Hesston home run mark in just one year, connecting for 19 home runs – good for fourth […]

Lark Athletes of the Year 2018-19 - Cal Hartley and Lexi Avalos

Avalos, Hartley named Lark Athletes of the Year

The Hesston College athletic department announces the 2018-19 Male and Female Athletes of the Year, Lexi Avalos and Cal Hartley. Avalos was an outfielder for the Lark Softball Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference (KJCCC) regular season champions and Hartley was a guard for the men’s basketball team. Avalos stepped up to help lead the softball […]

Christie Bell

Bell named Lark softball coach

Hesston College Athletic Director Chris Nachtigall announced the hiring of Christie Bell as head softball coach. Originally from Sanger, Texas, Bell resides in Joliet, Ill. Bell is an assistant coach at University of St. Francis (Joliet, Ill.) where she is finishing up her master’s degree in health education. She coached and taught at the high […]

2019 Hesston College Lark softball sophomores

Lark softball celebrates sophomores, stretches win streak to 21

The Hesston College Larks Softball team celebrated their sophomores Tuesday night. Sophomores Lexi Avalos, Jenna Garcia, Shae Hoover, Cassidy King, Kaylen Lassley, Reese McCrary, Adrianna Ruiz and Jenna Schneider started for the Larks as they defeated Friends University JV 6-1 and 8-1. This took the Larks win streak to 21 games and 29-3 since March […]

Hesston College golf action photo

Golf competes at KJCCC opener

The men’s golf team was in action last weekend at Colbert Hills Golf Course in Manhattan, Kansas. It was the first Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference (KJCCC) tournament of the season. “The course is tough and the conditions were not ideal,” said Head Coach Chris Frantz. “The kids played pretty well. It was a solid […]

Lark softball action photo

Lark softball take two each from Cloud, K-State Club

Hesston College softball had an excellent weekend. The Larks won 2 at home – 5-2 and 10-5 – in their first Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference (KJCCC) games against Cloud County Community College on Friday, March 22. Sunday afternoon they made up an early season cancelation against Kansas State University Club team sweeping the doubleheader […]