Monthly Archives: March 2018

Minor mudslides affect South Coast highways

The California Highway Patrol reported that mud and debris were covering the #3 lane of northbound Highway 101 at Padre Juan Canyon, which is near Faria Beach in northern Ventura County. … The Carpinteria Unified School District and Westmont College have canceled classes for the Day. Cold Spring School will hold classes at an alternate site in Goleta and Montecito Union School will hold classes at alternate sites in the Hope School District. more

Gaucho Baseball Is Struggling

Since their exhilarating romp in the NCAA’s Big Dance Around the Bases two years ago, the UCSB Gauchos have not been favored by the baseball gods. Injuries to key players, compounded by the breaks of the game, have pushed their winning percentage under .500. … Defense carried Westmont College into the NAIA women’s tournament, but the Warriors also made shots when they needed them. more

Gerald Carpenter: Westmont College Chamber Ensembles Offer Spring Concert

The Westmont College Chamber Orchestra and Chamber Winds will present their spring concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 25, in Deane Chapel on Westmont’s lower campus. Admission is free. more

NAIA WOMEN’S BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS: Just Short of the Top

Red-hot Freed-Hardeman University of Tennessee shot down Westmont College’s bid for a second NAIA Women’s Basketball Championship, making 61.5 percent of its three-pointers for a 76-64 victory in Tuesday night’s final. more

Westmont College will play for another National Championship in women’s basketball

Westmontscored more than three-quarters of its points from its inside game as theWarriors (26-6) advanced to the NAIA Women’s Basketball National ChampionshipGame with a 56-54 semifinal win over Wayland Baptist of Texas (27-7). more

LOCAL ROUNDUP: Warrior women reach NAIA final

Lauren McCoy was unable to make it to Monday’s meeting of the Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table to pick up her Female Athlete of the Week award, but for good reason. She was getting a head start on trying to earn next week’s award, and in the process pushing the Westmont women’s basketball team into the NAIA national championship game for the second time in six years. more

TMU Baseball Squanders Grand Slam in Series Finale

With two outs, two strikes and the bases chock-full of Warriors during Sunday’s ninth inning, William Jessup’s Kawaiola Takemura sprayed a single through the right side. … Three-game sets with San Diego Christian, Hope International, Vanguard University and Westmont College still await TMU. San Diego and Hope currently rest behind TMU in the standings. more

Westmont Women Headed to NAIA National Championship Game

Westmont scored more than three-quarters of its points from its inside game as the Warrior advanced to the NAIA Women’s Basketball National Championship Game with a 56-54 semifinal win over Wayland Baptist of Texas on Monday night. more

Beau Allen of San Marcos, Westmont’s Lauren McCoy Honored as Athletes of the Week

Beau Allen of the San Marcos track & field team and Westmont College basketball player Lauren McCoy were honored as the Athletes of the Week at Monday’s Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table press luncheon at Harry’s Plaza Cafe. more

LOCAL ROUNDUP: Westmont advances to NAIA semifinals

Lauren McCoy had 18 points to lead the Westmont women’s basketball team to a 65-54 win over Mid-America Nazarene on Saturday in the quarterfinals of the NAIA Tournament in Billings, Montana. more