Drake Sturgeon hits at 3-RBI double

Larks take one from Southeast CC Storm

Drake Sturgeon hits a 3-RBI double in the seventh inning of Saturday’s second game. The Hesston College baseball team split with Southeast Community College (Beatrice, Neb.), winning 8-6 Saturday afternoon before falling by the same score in game two. The Larks dropped both games on Friday night to the Storm: 6-4, 15-5. Friday Game 1: […]

Larks fall to Jets

Hesston College baseball dropped a double header to the Northern Oklahoma College-Enid Jets 6-5 in the first game, 10-3 in the nightcap at Oswald Field on the campus of Hesston College. Freshmen Joel Ogletree (Norwood, Mo.) and Jacques Palmer (Arlington, Texas) each had two hits in game one, Palmer with two RBI in the one-run […]

Mavs rally in game one, sweep Larks

The Hesston College baseball team built a 4-1 lead early, only to fall to the Northern Oklahoma College-Tonkawa Mavericks 8-5, 9-2 in games played in Enid. Hesston fell behind 1-0 in the second inning, but rallied with four runs in the top of the third to pull ahead 4-1. The Larks enjoyed a 5-2 lead […]

Big fifth inning leads Cavs past Larks

Larks baseball traveled east to Overland Park and lost to the #17 Johnson Community College Cavaliers 12-1 on Tuesday afternoon at JCCC baseball complex. Johnson County scored six runs in the fifth inning to go ahead 9-0 and win comfortably. An RBI single in the first and one in the second gave JCCC an early […]

Cougars claw Larks

The Hesston College baseball team lost to Barton Community College Cougars 11-6 on Wednesday evening at Oswald Field at Hesston College. The game, originally scheduled for Tuesday, was pushed back to Wednesday due to weather. The Cougars jumped out in front 4-0 in the top of the first inning and never looked back. Barton added […]

Baseball swept by Broncos

The Hesston College baseball team was swept in a four-game series by the host New Mexico Military Institute Broncos over the weekend in Roswell, New Mexico. On Saturday the Larks fell 6-1 in the opening game and 9-1 in game two. On Sunday, after getting shutout 10-0, the Larks got the bats going in the […]

Vivian Mora throws out the ceremonial first pitch in memory of her nephew, Justin Velazquez

Larks sweep Bethany College

Game 1 Friday @ Oswald Field Friday’s home opener started on a somber note as Hesston players and coaches and the campus community remembered 2016 Lark infielder Justin Valazquez with a ceremonial first pitch. Vivian Mora, Justin’s aunt, threw the first pitch to Velazquez’s boyhood and college teammate Jayro Rivera. Velazquez, a freshman on last […]

Baseball drops two in Wichita

Hesston College baseball dropped both games to the Independence (Kan.) Community College Pirates 13-5 and 3-1 on Tuesday afternoon at McCarthy Field in Wichita. The doubleheader, originally scheduled to be played in Independence, was moved to Newman University. In game one, the Pirates took a 2-0 lead in the top of the second inning, and […]

Larks baseball opens season in Texas

The Hesston College baseball team opened up their 2017 campaign in Dallas, Texas, going 1-3 against the Richland Community College Thunderducks last weekend. The Larks started well in game one Friday afternoon, as the offense exploded with 16 runs defeating Richland CC 16-14 in extra innings. Freshman infielder Jacques Palmer (Arlington, Texas) went 4-6 at […]

2016 Hesston College sophomore baseball players

Baseball team sends 14 sophomores to the next level

Fourteen members of the 2015-16 Hesston College baseball program have signed letters-of- intent to continue their athletic careers at four-year schools. Next destinations for the group represent all three levels of NCAA, as well as NAIA programs. The list includes: NCAA – DI Daulton Horton (Denton, Texas) – University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Cody […]

Justin Velazquez

Campus community mourns loss of student

The Hesston College campus community is mourning the untimely loss of student Justin Velazquez. Justin had just finished his freshman year at Hesston, where he was also a member of the baseball team. He passed away Saturday morning, June 4, while playing baseball in his hometown in Puerto Rico. Our prayers are with Justin’s family […]

Baseball season ends at districts

The Hesston College baseball team saw its 2016 season come to a close with a pair of losses (14-5 to Western Oklahoma State, 12-4 to Longview) at the May 19 district playoff. Hesston defeated Brown Mackie College (Salina, Kan.) in a best-of-five series to advance to the district level. The Larks finished 21-36 in coach […]