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 […]

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 […]

Lark Softball action photo

Lark softball wins two at Allen

Hesston College softball opened their Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference (KJCCC) season March 21, earning two wins against Allen Community College. Chelsea Smith threw a no-hitter with seven strikeouts in game 1 to earn the win, 12-3. Consistency was the theme for the first 4 innings. Each inning the Larks had three runners cross the […]

Samantha Trejo, Anawin Boonprasert, Bryson White, Kassandra Ayala, Kaylen Lassley, Jade Gleason, Cassidy King, Annalys Hanna

Eight Lark sophomores announce transfer plans

The following sophomores plan to graduate this spring and continue their education and athletic opportunities at schools across the country. Here is where the current commits are heading: Cross Country and Track Samantha Trejo (Lyons, Kan.): Bethany College (Lindsborg, Kan.) – NAIA Men’s Soccer Anawin Boonprasert (Bangkok, Thailand): Middle Georgia State University (Macon, Ga.) – […]

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: […]

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, […]