Monthly Archives: March 2018

Storm threat leads to evacuations

The occupants of more than 2,000 homes were ordered to seek safe ground Monday as a storm described by officials as unpredictable bore down on the recent burn scars of Santa Barbara County. … Schools were preparing for the storm. City College is on a normal schedule while Westmont College is on break. Students who stayed behind were to be sheltered at the campus. more

Westmont Men Open NAIA Nationals Against Dillard

The Westmont men’s basketball team received a berth into the NAIA National Tournament and will open against Dillard University of Louisiana on Wednesday in Kansas City, Mo. more

Westmont Women Receive a Top-Seeding for NAIA Nationals

Westmont Women’s Basketball has received one of four top-seedings  in the 2018 NAIA Women’s Basketball National Championship that begins next week at the Rimrock Auto Arena at MetraPark in Billings, Montana. more

COLLEGE ROUNDUP: Muller’s homer powers Westmont win

Austin Muller knocked in four runs with a single and a home run to lead Westmont College to a 12-9 over visiting Bethesda. Bay Buckley got the pitching win for the Warriors (14-9), allowing just one run in three innings. more

Westmont Men Fall to No. 1 Master’s in GSAC Tournament Final

A late run by Westmont wasn’t enough to catch top-ranked The Master’s, and the Warriors fell, 88-73, in the Golden State Athletic Conference Men’s Basketball Tournament championship game on Monday night at Arizona Christian. more

Westmont Women Step Up in 4th Quarter, Rally Past Vanguard for GSAC Tourney Title

For the third year in a row, Westmont Women’s Basketball won the Golden State Athletic Conference Tournament Championship. This year, the Warriors defeated No. 7-ranked Vanguard by a score of 48-46. more

LOCAL ROUNDUP: Gauchos’ bid for sweep falls short

At one point during Monday’s non-conference baseball series finale, UCSB trailed visiting Penn State by as many as six runs. … The fourth-ranked Westmont women claimed their third straight conference championship, and the automatic berth into the NAIA Tournament, with a 48-46 victory over No. 7 Vanguard in Phoenix. more

SBART: Royals look to the future on the hardwood

Stefan Korfas, son of San Marcos High Hall of Famer Jon Korfas, knows all about the history of the school’s basketball program. … Westmont College athletic director Dave Odell helped his son Walker coach San Marcos’ junior varsity during summer league when such star Royals as Ryan Godges, David Frohling, and Nate Fay were between their freshmen and sophomore years. more

Westmont Baseball Extinguishes Bethesda

Westmont Baseball (14-9) defeated the Flames of Bethesda (5-13-1) this afternoon by a score of 12-9. Junior outfielder Austin Muller went two for four at the plate with four RBIs and a home run to help lead the Warriors. more

Virginia Marie Hayes

Virginia Marie Hayes passed away at her home in Ojai on February 21, 2018 after a brief illness. Virginia was born on October 4, 1950 in the Central Valley of California in the town of Modesto. … After graduating from high school and ready to leave small town life, Virginia enrolled in Westmont College in Santa Barbara where her older brother, Jerry, was a student. While at Westmont, Virginia met and married David Shelton. more

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