Monthly Archives: March 2017

Westmont College Orchestra performs at prestigious concert hall

Mia Dortch felt a rush of adrenaline before she walked on stage, sat by her harp and looked out at a thousand or so audience members. She would always remember this moment, this place… She played with the 65-piece Westmont College Orchestra during the Capital Orchestra Festival on Presidents Day. more

LOCAL ROUNDUP: Cunningham to be feted at Final Four

Gary Cunningham, UCSB’s director of athletics from 1995 until 2008, will be honored along with Paul Westphal for their leadership, character and integrity on and off the court as winners of the 2017 Coach Wooden “Keys to Life” Award sponsored by Athletes in Action… The Santa Barbara Track Club, meanwhile, will play host to a youth (kindergarten through eighth grade) meet at Westmont College on Sunday beginning at 10 a.m . more

Westmont’s Kayla Sato, San Marcos’ Matt Mills Named Athletes of the Week

Westmont basketball player Kayla Sato and San Marcos High swimmer Matt Mills were honored as the Athletes of the Week at Monday’s Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table press luncheon.  Sato played three outstanding games for the Warriors at the NAIA Women’s National Tournament in Billings, Mont. more

LOCAL ROUNDUP: Westmont eliminated from NAIAs

The Westmont women’s basketball team faced the No. 1 seed in their region in the NAIA Women’s Championship Tournament on Saturday in Lewis-Clark State. and the higher-ranked Warriors showed why they’d earned that spot. more

Job seekers put press on UCSB

Cyperspace Jam is a hit that has already come to the college basketball theater nearest you… Steve Lavin, the brother-in-law of Westmont College coach John Moore, has expressed interest in the UCSB job. But the former UCLA and St. John’s coach, who’s now a color analyst for Fox Sports TV, has also thrown his hat into the ring at Cal and Washington. more

Alana Ochoa Wins Discus with Third-Best Mark in SBCC History

Andrea Mueller, a freshman from Erlenbach, Switzerland won the 100 hurdles in a season-best 15.45, improving on her No. 4 SBCC all-time mark…  Mueller is expected to compete in the Jim Klein Heptathlon at Westmont College on Thursday and Friday. The Vaqueros will race in the Westmont Collegiate Classic on Saturday at 11 a.m. more

NAIA BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS: Going Down Swinging

Westmont College threw a scare into top-ranked Louisiana State Alexandria on Friday, but it was the undefeated Generals who shot a chilling 64.3 percent in the second half to pull away for an 81-61 victory in the second round of the NAIA Men’s National Basketball Championship. more

Warriors roll to quarterfinals

Kayla Sato and Lauren McCoy were double-double trouble for the seventh-ranked Westmont College women’s basketball team during Friday’s second of the NAIA Division I Women’s Basketball National Championship. more

Santa Barbara Track Club Hosting Youth Meet

The Santa Barbara Track Club Relays, a track meet for youth Kindergarten through 8th grade, is slated for Sunday, March 26 at Westmont College. The meet is hosted by the Santa Barbara Track Club. First events begin at 10 a.m. more

Top seed LSU Alexandria closes out Westmont in NAIA Tournament

LSU Alexandria’s Bryan Sylvester and Brandon Moss are seldom seen on the court at the same time… But when LSU Alexandria couldn’t shake a pesky Westmont (Cal.) College in an NAIA second-round game, Sylvester and Moss found themselves together with about five minutes to play and propelled the Generals to an 81-61 victory on Friday at Municipal Auditorium. more

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