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LOCAL ROUNDUP: Heidegger early All-Big West pick

Westmont College’s Michael Oldach has been named as the NAIA Men’s National Cross Country Runner of the Week after having won the William Jessup Invitational in Rocklin last Saturday. … more

Gauchos looking to rekindle good old days

Westmont’s women (11-1-2), ranked No. 12 in the NAIA, are also aiming for a second-place finish in the Golden State Athletic Conference. …more

.LOCAL ROUNDUP: Rams shine in marquee matchup

Gabe Thurner, Gabriel McEwen and Sam Tuscano had two goals each to lead the Warriors to a Golden State Athletic Conference romp over the Hawks at Thorrington Field. … more

LOCAL ROUNDUP: Braves march right past Royals

The Warriors shook off the injury of starting quarterback Vance Keiser to score a Citrus Coast victory over the Saints at Carpinteria Valley Memorial Stadium. … more

COLLEGE NOTEBOOK: Westmont setter wins NAIA award

Westmont setter Amy Buffham added a national honor this week to the Golden State Athletic Conference recognition she received for the third time. … more

COLLEGE ROUNDUP: Reset to Success Buffham, Neely lead Warriors again

Westmont outside hitter Samantha Neely and setter Amy Buffham, both seniors, were named Golden State Athletic Conference volleyball players of the week for their play last week — and they lost no momentum in leading the Warriors to victory again on Tuesday. … more

LOCAL ROUNDUP: No. 10 Westmont suffers first GSAC defeat

The Westmont women’s soccer team, ranked No. 10 in NAIA, fell to fifth-ranked Vanguard 1-0 in Costa Mesa Saturday in the team’s first defeat in Golden State Athletic Conference play. … more

Warriors find way to sweep

In a season of challenges, the Westmont women’s volleyball team is finding its stride in rising to meet them. … more 

LOCAL ROUNDUP: Cardinals feel pain of league defeat

Jake Engel threw a pair of touchdown passes to Isaia Morones to account for all of Bishop Diego’s scoring in a 49-14 loss at Camarillo on Friday night. …WESTMONT 3, OTTAWA 0 Hali Galloway had a match-high 14 kills and Brooklynn Cheney had 12 to lead the Warriors (15-4, 6-3) to a Golden State Athletic Conference sweep (25-12, 25-13, 25-22) over Ottawa of Arizona. more

ART REVIEW: Unhinged Elegance Now at UCSB’s College of Creative Studies, veteran Santa Barbra-based artist Dane Goodman’s decades of work?with nods to surrealism, post-Pop Art and other ideas—come together in a compact but powerful retrospective, “Consorts.”

Dane Goodman is a fascinating enigma. That suspicion is roundly confirmed by the veteran artist’s current mini-retrospective show, “Consorts,” now at UCSB’s College of Creative Studies Gallery. If Mr. Goodman—long one of the more important Santa Barbara-based artists, as well as a sturdy figure behind the art scene scenes-is a slippery, ever-changing creative channeler, his work is given greater context, contrast, and, yes, consorting power here. … Recent examples of the artist’s public showings include the innovative two-person, totally collaborative show with the late Keith Puccinelli, “Tug,” at the Westmont Museum of Art in 2015. Much more recently, Mr. Goodman’s 1975 “Sunday Papers” was a titillating and tittering, whimsical minimalist send-up, part of the Santa Barbara Museum of Art’s “Summer Nocturne.” more