March Madness is a few weeks away, but several schools are getting caught up in February Frenzy.
“That’s what it feels like, with the implications of the games we’re playing,” Westmont women’s basketball coach Kirsten Moore said during Monday’s Athletic Round Table press luncheon at Harry’s Plaza Café. “We’re on a five-game winning streak and I feel like we’re playing our best basketball now.” more
In honor of National Teen Dating Violence Prevention Awareness Month, teens have been taught about love. Christy Haynes has been teaching students at area high schools during a program called “What Is Love.” …Haynes invited college students from UCSB and Westmont to mentor teens. more
EL CAJON – #25 Westmont’s men’s basketball team (19-8, 11-3 GSAC) finished their longest road trip of the season with a 78-64 win against San Diego Christian (5-18, 0-15 GSAC) this evening. Earlier this week, the Warriors took down #11 Arizona Christian, so tonight’s win will cap off the second win of a very successful travel series. more
A Field to Vase Dinner Tour, a series of 10 pop-up communal dining experiences taking place at specialty flower farms across the country, will kick off March 5 at Westland Orchids on Cravens Lane in Carpinteria. …The graduate of Westmont College and former CEO of the Carpinteria Valley Chamber of Commerce has been CEO of the California Cut Flower Commission since 2007. more
The Westmont Track was alive with the sights and sounds of a triple-dual track meet on Saturday as the Warriors hosted NCAA Division I UC Santa Barbara and Pepperdine. School and stadium records were re-written and several Westmont athletes posted qualification marks for the upcoming NAIA Indoor National Championship. more
In a pitcher’s duel at Russ Carr Field, Warrior All-American Russell Harmening suffered his first loss of the year (4-1) as Westmont Baseball (13-4, 8-3 GSAC) fell 4-0 to the Lions of Vanguard (13-5, 10-3) in a Golden States Athletic Conference game. Harmening gave up four runs (three earned) in six and one-third innings. He allowed four hits, struck out five and walked two. more
(PHOENIX) With 24 points and seven rebounds from junior forward Aysia Shellmire, #15 Westmont Women’s Basketball (21-5, 8-5 GSAC) picked up an 84-68 Golden State Athletic Conference victory in Phoenix, defeating Arizona Christian (5-22, 1-13) for its fourth victory in a row. Shellmire made 12 of 16 shots from the floor for a field goal percentage of 75.0. more
Glance up at the sky this month and you could get a chance to see the planet Jupiter. The gas giant will be featured at Westmont Observatory’s free public viewing on Friday at 6:30 p.m. more
Westmont’s defense shut down one of the GSAC’s leading scorers, sparking the Warriors to a 78-63 win over William Jessup on Saturday night at Murchison Gym.
“Defense ruled the night,” said coach John Moore, “We did a really good job against Chris Murry who scored nine three pointers in their last game against The Master’s. He did not make one tonight and that is highly attributed to our defense.” more
Gerd and Pete Jordano were honored for the positive impact they have made on the Santa Barbara community through their volunteer efforts and service to many important community causes at LifeChronicles’ presentation Thursday of its third annual Father Vigil Remarkable Life Awards at a dinner gala at Fess Parker’s DoubleTree Resort. …Together the couple have also been involved with Westmont College for over 20 years. more