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 […]

Winter leads Larks at Hutchinson Twilight Classic

The Hesston College men’s and women’s cross country teams opened the 2016 fall season Friday night, Sept. 2, at the Twilight Classic in Hutchinson, Kan. Freshman Sadie Winter (Newton, Kan.) paced all Hesston runners with a three-mile (4.83km) time of 20:28.2, good for 22nd overall. Renee Buckwalter (Wellman, Iowa – 57th), Eva Dwyer (Middlebury, Ind. […]

Savannah Bontrager, Kate Kilmer, Sadie Winter

Women’s Cross Country opens recruiting class with three additions

Hesston College women’s cross country coach Gerry Sieber announces Savannah Bontrager, Milford, Neb., Kate Kilmer, Goshen, Ind., and Sadie Winter, Newton, Kan., as the newest additions to the Larks program. All three student athletes are Hesston College legacy students. “Savannah, Kate and Sadie are all from excellent high school programs,” Sieber said. “They’re student athletes […]

Women’s Cross Country wraps up 2015 season

The Hesston College women’s cross country team recently completed another successful season in an always-competitive NJCAA Region VI schedule. At the October 31 region championship meet in Overland Park, Kan., Hesston placed seventh among 16 school. All six programs that placed ahead of the Larks were ranked in the top-25 national poll this season. A […]

Larks show marked improvement in 4th place finish

The Hesston College women’s cross country team put up impressive individual and team times at the Tabor College (Hillsboro, Kan.) Invitational on Friday, Sept. 25. Competing against NCAA Div. II, NAIA and NJCAA talent, the Larks came away with a solid fourth place finish among nine schools. Hannah Heidebrecht (Minneapolis, Minn.) placed fifth overall (73 […]

women's cross country action photo - Hannah Heidebrecht

Heidebrecht places 3rd at Masterson Classic

The Hesston College women’s cross country team enjoyed a 4th place finish at Hutchinson (Kan.) CC’s Terry Masterson Classic on Saturday, Sept. 12. Freshman Hannah Heidebrecht (Minneapolis, Minn.) led all Hesston runners for the second consecutive week with an outstanding 20:16.4 in the 5K race, less than 10 seconds off the pace (20:08.1) and good […]

Larks finish fifth at Maple Leaf Invite

The Hesston College women’s cross country team finished fifth overall at Baker University’s Maple Leaf Invitational women’s 4K, held Sept. 5 at Baldwin City (Kan.) Golf Course. Hannah Heidebrecht (Minneapolis, Minn.) finished 14th overall after averaging a 6:47.2 mile (16:52.03 overall). Rene Buckwalter (Wellman, Iowa) came in 33rd with a 7:09.2 mile average (17:46.66 overall). […]

Emma Schrock signs a letter of intent to run cross country for Hesston College.

Women’s cross country adds Colorado runner to 2015 roster

Hesston College women’s cross country coach Gerry Sieber announces Emma Schrock, a senior at Bear Creek High School, Lakewood, Colo., as the newest addition to the Larks program. “Emma has been active in a variety of sports and activities in her life,” Sieber said. “I’m confident that as she focuses on endurance training she will […]

Renee Buckwalter signs a letter of intent to run cross country for Hesston College.

Women’s cross country adds Iowa runner to 2015 recruiting class

Hesston College women’s cross country coach Gerry Sieber announces Renee Buckwalter, a senior at Iowa Mennonite School, Kalona, as the newest addition to the Larks program. A two-time all-conference runner, Buckwalter participated in the Iowa state cross country meet in 2011 and 2014. She was an academic all-state selection as a senior. An honor roll […]

Hesston College Larks Cross Country

Women’s cross country adds pair to 2015 recruiting class

Hesston College women’s cross country coach Gerry Sieber announces Becky Jensen, a senior at Rossville (Kan.) High School, and Kaitlyn Shaw, a senior at Newton (Kan.) High School as the newest additions to the Larks program. A team captain and four-year letter-winner in both cross country and track at Rossville High, Jensen was state champion […]

Hannah Heidebrecht signs to run cross country for Hesston College.

Women’s cross country signs Heidebrecht for 2015 recruiting class

Hesston College women’s cross country coach Gerry Sieber Hannah Heidebrecht, a senior at Minnetonka (Minn.) High School, as the newest addition to the Larks program. Heidebrecht posted a personal best outdoor mile of 5:45 and a 2-mile best of 13:29.5 for Minnetonka High. An Honor Roll student, she will study nursing at Hesston. “Hannah is […]

Eva Dwyer signs to run cross country for Hesston College

Women’s cross country adds Indiana runner to 2015 recruiting class

Hesston College women’s cross country coach Gerry Sieber announces Eva Dwyer, a senior at Northridge High School, Goshen, Ind., as the newest addition to the Larks program. Dwyer has a personal best of 21:08 in the 5K and a 5:47 outdoor mile for Northridge High. A Scholar Athlete at Northridge High, Dwyer will study communications […]