Davies Kabogoza lived an extraordinary life that was cut short by a paddleboarding accident on April 29. The 28-year-old Santa Barbara City College and Westmont College graduate drowned after falling from a paddleboard in the Santa Barbara Harbor. more
Friends gather to remember model, athlete and soccer coach Davies Kabogoza: Kabogoza was set to wed May 30
Six people were inducted into the Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table Hall of Fame on Monday night at the La Cumbre Country Club… Gerardo Jimenez (Dos Pueblos HS/Westmont College Soccer). more
Westmont College physics professor Ken Kihlstrom has been reading up on a new discovery reported in Nature magazine. During an interview near the campus planetarium, Kihlstrom said he was exited to hear about a planet discovered 40 light years away that may be inhabitable. more
Westmont College is dominating and perfect in women’s volleyball. more
In just a matter of days the Santa Barbara Foresters will no longer call UCSB home. … The Foresters could also run into the same issue at Westmont over wear and tear on the facility. more
Project Grad Students Learn About Jupiter and Juno On First Day At Westmont: Westmont College Observatory offers view of planet being studied by NASA
On their first day at Westmont College, Project Grad students said the Keck Telescope helped them understand the Juno spacecraft’s arrival in Jupiter’s orbit on Independence Day. The Westmont Observatory’s Keck Telescope is a 24-inch F/8 Cassegrain reflecting instrument with Richey-Chretien optics. Visitors are able to climb a ladder and look at Jupiter during the early evening. They can’t see Juno, the spacecraft that launched in 2011 it isn’t big enough even though it is said to be the size of a basketball court. more
Elite athletes and love birds Matt Organista and Sarah Skipper have entered an online wedding contest with the grand prize being 25 thousand dollars for a dream wedding. … She also helps coach track and field at Westmont College and to youth in Carpinteria. more
James Land blasted two home runs as William Carey of Mississippi eliminated Westmont College 10-3 at the Santa Barbara Regional in the NAIA Opening Round.
The Warriors went 1-2 in this double-elimination tournament that was won by The Master’s who now advance to the World Series.
Westmont won a school-record 42 games this year. more
Brianna Hammond is well out of her comfort zone but she can’t stand around and not help.
Instead she is running, boy is she ever. The 2003 Westmont College graduate is running in the oldest Ultramarathon in the world, Comrades in South Africa.
It is a 56 mile run that must be completed in 12 hours. Hammond is doing the run to raise sponsorship money for the poorest kids in the world, the DR Congo. more
The best high school and college athletes in Santa Barbara were on stage at the Lobero Theatre as they were honored by the Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table. …Westmont Baseball’s Robert Ruiz and UCSB’s Andrew Checketts were named the College Co-Coaches of the Year. more