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Passion for his field, love for his players were driving motivators for coach

by Andrew Sharp For the next six months or so, anyone needing to track down the Hesston College baseball coach is advised to first check Oswald Field, home of the Larks since the 1997 spring season. There, one man has dedicated countless hours maintaining one of the finest baseball facilities in the region. Following the […]

Larks Make D-II All Region Baseball Team

Six of the 2009 Larks baseball team received All-Region honors last Spring. Sophomore Kirk Kelly received the award for the second time. Kelly was the Lark’s leading pitcher with a 4-2 record, and 2.52 earned run average, and also batted .321, playing outstanding defense in centerfield when not pitching. Travis Ebersole was the other sophomore […]

Hesston College baseball strengthens pipeline from Sarasota (Fla.) Christian School with signing of shortstop Garrett Kurtz

Garrett Kurtz, a shortstop from Sarasota (Fla.) Christian School (SCS), has signed a letter of intent to play baseball at Hesston College. Kurtz lettered four years in baseball for SCS, and during his senior year was given the Coach’s Award, as well as earning all-area honors. Following his junior season, Kurtz was named the SCS […]

Six players named to all-region team

Sophomores Kirk Kelly (Newton, Kan.) and Travis Ebersole (Sarasota, Fla.) and freshmen Lee Voth-Gaeddert (Hesston, Kan.), Dustin Linder (Louisville, Ohio), Jon Wilson (Hutchinson, Kan.), and Tyler Yoder (Sarasota, Fla.) were named to the All-Region VI National Junior College Athletic Association Division II baseball team.

Shawnee Mission Northwest High School grad Cody Carbajo signs to play baseball at Hesston College

Cody Carbajo, a middle infielder from Shawnee Mission Northwest high school in Shawnee, Kansas, has signed a letter of intent to play baseball at Hesston College. A career .400 hitter in high school ball, Carbajo, who also played football in high school, was a member of Shawnee’s 2008 team that captured the regional championship. A […]

Record number of Larks baseball players named to the Region VI team

A record number of Hesston College baseball players were named recently to the all-Region 6 team (Division II, National Junior College Athletic Association). Six players received the post-season honor this year. The previous record was five. Sophomores receiving the honor were Daniel Martin, Harrisonburg, Va.; Dallas Fenn, Wichita, Kan.; Cody Batchelor, Durango, Colo.; and Yogi […]

Five baseball players receive All-Region VI honors

Five Hesston College baseball players have received All-Region VI honors in Division II, National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA). Sophomore pitcher Brad Rohaty, The Villages, Fla., with a 3-3 record and an outstanding earned run average of 2.04, received the honor for the second time. “Brad was the ace of our staff and was consistently […]

Baseball team members help with tornado clean-up near St. John, Kan.

Seven members of Hesston College’s baseball team, along with Gerry Selzer, college registrar and treasurer of Kansas Mennonite Disaster Service (MDS), helped farmers between Macksville and St. John clean up Saturday, May 12. The massive tornado that destroyed Greensburg Friday evening, May 4, also caused damage in the surrounding countryside. Selzer and the players first […]

Larks baseball team headed to district playoffs

The Hesston College baseball team won two games against Brown Mackie College Friday, May 4, thus winning the Region VI playoffs 3 games to 1, and earning the right to compete in the Southwest District playoffs May 17-19 near Phoenix, Ariz. After splitting a doubleheader Monday, April 30, at Brown Mackie (Salina, Kan.)–winning the first […]

2006 Alumni Game Review

Fifteen alumni participated in a tight battle, with the varsity finally emerging with a 10-7 win in the 10-inning game. Alumni jumped on top early with a 2-0 lead in the first, and then added 3 more runs in the next several innings, to take a 5-2 lead into the 7th. Phil Unruh (05) and […]

Seven baseball players receive All-Region VI honors

Seven baseball players at Hesston College were named to the All-Region VI team in Division II, National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) According to Coach Art Mullet, the seven are sophomores Drew Ebersole, Sarasota, Fla.; Charlie Eastlund, Boone, Iowa; Aaron Martin, Harrisonburg, Va.; and Bret Willems, Hutchinson, Kan.; along with three freshmen–Reggie Lewis, Chicago, Ill.; […]

NJCAA All-Region VI first team includes three Hesston College baseball players

Three Hesston College Lark baseball players were named to the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division II All-Region VI first team. Sophomore Pat Kaufman, Sugarcreek, Ohio, along with freshmen Sheldon Steiner, Dalton, Ohio, and Justin Steiner, Orrville, Ohio, were given the honor for the 2004 season. Kaufman batted .333, while Justin Steiner hit .324, […]