Hesston College Lark Baseball celebrates winning the Region 16 tournament with a team photo

Lark Baseball wins regional tournament

The Hesston College Larks came home regional champions this weekend after traveling to Union, Mo., for the NJCAA DII Region 16 Tournament. The Larks won each of their three games, by a combined score of 29-10. The pitching staff led the way with all three starters completing seven innings or more. Sophomore Trenton Canaan (Cheney, […]

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: […]

2013-14 Hesston College student athletes of the year Makayla Ladwig and Nick Yoder

Yoder, Ladwig Honored as Top Student Athletes

Nick Yoder, a sophomore baseball player, and Makayla Ladwig, a sophomore women’s basketball player, were named the 2014 male and female Hesston College Student Athletes of the Year. Yoder, Millersburg, Ohio, a leader among the winningest class in Hesston baseball history, battled injuries his sophomore campaign but still contributed from the shortstop position with award-winning […]

Dustin King

Local baseball product thriving at Hesston College

This was not the path Hesston College Baseball’s Dustin King envisioned for himself following his graduation from Clearwater (Kan.) High School. Having left home and enrolled at a four-year Kansas private school, the ambitious right-handed pitcher envisioned immediate success as a student athlete. Early in the spring semester of his freshman year, however, King was […]

Olivia Miller ’14, Forrest Miller ’85, Terry Knepp ’82 and Ashlyn Knepp ’13.

Family history links baseball and softball at Hesston College

In the ultra-connected community that is Hesston College, it’s quite normal for graduates to send their children off to the place they attended years earlier. Moms and dads, sons and daughters – it’s sort of a family thing. In the early and mid-1980s three young men from three different communities came to Kansas to study […]

Hesston College career home run record holders Erika Shrock and Tyler Yoder

Sarasota sluggers make their mark at Hesston College

Two student athletes from Sarasota, Fla. recently wrapped up record-breaking careers for the Hesston College softball and baseball teams. Erika Shrock and Tyler Yoder, both graduates of Sarasota Christian School, leave Hesston each having broken several significant offensive records for the Larks. Shrock, Hesston Softball’s all-time leader in runs scored (63), hits (109), doubles (25) […]