Santa Barbara News Press

LOCAL ROUNDUP: Dons suffer first defeat

Taylor Rarick scored 21 points on 7 of 11 from 3-point range, while Kaitlin Larson and Iyree Jarrett had 13 apiece to lead the Warriors to a resounding win. … more

SBART: Dons take Butcher’s words to heart, literally

Westmont College’s men (6-2) benefitted from career-high performances – 33 points by senior Olisa Nwachie and 24 by sophomore Kyle Scalmanini – during their two-game swing through Arizona last week. … more

SBART: Westmont’s hoops squads face off in comparing long road trips

Westmont College sent out some real road Warriors the last few weeks, but which of its basketball teams — the men or the women — braved the tougher trip? … more


A year has passed with no leadership identified to “Rebuild Montecito” or prevent the next fire. Our pricey government bureaucracy has failed us again, because they can. … more

LOCAL ROUNDUP: San Marcos trio advances in CIF

Maxwell Hudgins hit a trio of 3-pointers as part of his game-high 19 pionts for No. 23 Westmont in a 95-63 victory over Saint Katherine in tournament play. … more

LOCAL ROUNDUP: Super sub leads Westmont to win

Kyle Scalmanini came off the bench to score 19 points to lead the Warriors to a resounding 99-68 win over La Sierra on Saturday night at Murchison Gym. … more

LOCAL ROUNDUP: Westmont women’s soccer coach resigns

Westmont Athletics announced the resignation of Chantel Cappuccilli on Wednesday. … more

LOCAL ROUNDUP: Westmont’s Neely named GSAC volleyball MVP

Westmont senior Samantha Neely has been selected as the Golden State Athletic Conference Volleyball Player of the year … more

THORESON, David Lewis

It is with great sadness that the family of David Lewis Thoreson, longtime resident and personality of Santa Barbara … more

LOCAL ROUNDUP: Westmont comes up short in GSAC title game

The Westmont women’s soccer team’s bid for a Golden State Athletic Conference championship came up short at the Orange County Great Park in Irvine on Saturday … more