Hesston College women's cross country action photo - Sam Trejo

Cross Country teams compete at regionals

caption – Sam Trejo competes in the Bethel College Muthama/Rogers invitational meet earlier this season. It was a beautiful day for NJCAA Regional Championships in cross country. The Larks traveled to Winfield, Kansas, to run with the other Kansas Jayhawk conference schools with national implications on the line. The women ran first. Sam Trejo led […]

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: […]

Eric Schwab

Schwab to coach cross country and track

The Hesston College athletic department announces the hiring of Eric Schwab to coach cross country and track. Schwab has been the head cross country and track coach at different programs around the country. He earned his master’s degree at Azusa (Calif.) Pacific University (APU) while coaching there. Schwab has also worked at Fresno (Calif.) Pacific […]

Hesston College's women's cross country team poses in front of a banner at the NJCAA national meet.

Lark women’s cross country finishes 22nd at nationals

A common refrain among the Hesston College cross country team is, “make good memories.” The women’s cross country team sure had that opportunity this past weekend in Fort Dodge, Iowa, as they competed in the National Junior College Athletic Association National Championship race on Saturday. They finished the season with great individual performances and a […]

Coach Gerry Sieber visits with freshmen Brandon Kirby (Potwin, Kan.) and Tobias Belknap (Inman, Kan.) at practice.

Coach Gerry Sieber to retire at end of cross country season

by Mackenzie Miller ’18, Matthew Gerlach contributing writer Runner’s World magazines dating back to the 1970s are piled high around his office. Team photos hang on the wall. And there, in the middle of all the memories, sits Gerry Sieber, reminiscing on his lifelong love for athletics and his 30 years at Hesston College, now coming […]

Hesston College cross country runners Angus Siemens and Sierra Broce compete in 2016 races

Cross country teams ready to compete

The 2017 Hesston College cross country teams are preparing and building off of the great momentum and excitement from last season. The women’s team competed in the NJCAA national tournament and have four of their top five runners returning. The focus has been to grow progressively and safely through the team’s summer base training, working […]

2016 Hesston College men's cross country team

Cross country teams recognized for academic achievements

The Hesston College cross country team is once again being recognized for earning a team academic award, just like they have every year for the previous six years that Gerry Sieber has been coaching. The fall 2016 men’s cross country team is ranked first nationally in the cross country academic team standings with a 3.911 […]

women's cross country action photo

Women’s Cross Country ends season with nationals appearance

On Nov.12, the Hesston College women’s cross country team gathered for their last huddle at the 2016 NJCAA Division I Cross Country Championship. Just like every other huddle that season, they “flapped their wings” as they ran into the huddle at coach Gerry Sieber’s command, “Larks fly home.” “They were excited to be there,” said […]

Lark women fare well at NJCAA national cross country meet

The Hesston College women’s cross country team concluded their long fall season in El Dorado (Kan.) at the 2016 NJCAA Division I Women’s Cross Country Championship, finishing 29th out of 37 teams. More than 300 runners representing more than 50 schools competed at the meet hosted by Butler County Community College. Freshman Sierra Broce (Goddard, […]

HC women's cross country team poses with the first place plaque at the Bethel Invitational meet

Women’s cross country wins Bethel Invitational, men finish 2nd

The Hesston College men’s and women’s cross country teams participated in their fourth meet of the season Saturday, Oct. 8, making a statement at the Bethel College Invitational. The Lark women handily won the team competition and had the second fastest 5K average time for the top five runners in the history of Hesston women’s […]

Baer and Broce lead Larks at Tabor College Invitational

The Hesston College men’s and women’s cross country teams participated in their third meet of the season Friday, Sept. 23, at the Tabor College Invitational Marion Reservoir, just outside of Hillsboro, Kan., and showed quite well. The Lark men finished fourth out of seven and only six points out of third. Wyatt Baer finished 21st […]