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 […]

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: […]

Sierrah Long

Softball, volleyball and nursing bring Californian to Kansas

Coming from southern California (Highland), Sierrah Long thought twice about attending college in the middle of Kansas. Turns out Hesston College had a lot more to offer her than she originally thought. As a nursing major, most schools, such as California State University-San Marcos and California State University-Monterey Bay, didn’t give her the option to […]

Jacob Landis and Hayley Gately, Hesston College student athletes of the year 2012-13

Top student athletes named at Hesston athletic banquet

Hayley Gately, Roseville, Calif., a sophomore co-captain on the softball team, and Jacob Landis, Sterling, Ill., a men’s cross country runner, are the 2012-13 Hesston College Student Athletes of the Year. Gately, an all-region infielder, is the Larks all-time leader in homeruns, doubles, triples, runs and runs batted in. Off the field, she served the […]

2011-12 Hesston College Athletes of the Year Emily Wagner-Davis, Pierre Zook and Krista Rittenhouse

Inaugural Hesston College Athletes of the Year named at annual sports banquet

Three Hesston College student athletes were named Athletes of the Year at the college’s annual sports banquet Tuesday, April 24. The recipients were freshman Pierre Zook, McMinnville, Ore., a guard on the men’s basketball team; sophomore Krista Rittenhouse, Mt. Pleasant, Pa., a women’s cross country runner; and sophomore Emily Wagner-Davis, Roseville, Calif., an outfielder on […]

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) […]