Santa Barbara News Press

SBART: Goals the talk of the day for San Marcos poloists

Coach Kirsten Moore waxed poetic while talking about her Westmont College women’s team: “We don’t rise to the level of our expectations, we fall to the level of our training,” she said, quoting a Greek soldier from 650 BC. more

Cottage at 125 years

Mary Kerby remembered being comforted when her son, Jared, was born premature at 26 weeks… He added that the hospital last year hired its first vice president of research and is working to expand collaborations between the hospital’s physicians and researchers at UCSB, Santa Barbara City College and Westmont College. more

LOCAL ROUNDUP: Gauchos fall in Nutter finale

The 10th-ranked Warriors improved to 2-1 in Golden State Athletic Conference play (3-2 overall) with a road win over the No. 13 Hawks, in a match rescueduled from earlier this month due to rains. Christian Mathis, John T. Joens, Tommy Nightingale and Luke Barnard, the Warriors’ bottom four seeds, all scored wins in singles, while Mathis and Luke Whalen won in doubles to secure the win. more

LOCAL ROUNDUP: Gauchos lose three in a row on road

Aysia Shellmire’s 17 points paced the Warriors in a Golden State Athletic Conference victory over the Hawks. Aimee Bracken added 13 points in the win for Westmont (24-4, 13-3), while Cora Chan had 11 points and Lauren McCoy 10 points. more

LOCAL ROUNDUP: Westmont’s Hartmann pitches gem

Fans of high-powered offensive baseball were thwarted at Westmont’s Russ Carr Field on Friday. The starting pitchers in the Golden State Athletic Conference game between the Warriors, and the Eagles of Biola made sure things were clamped down. Westmont’s Jake Hartmann outdueled Biola’s Jimmy Gallarda in a 1-0 Warriors victory, improving the hosts to 1-1 in GSAC play (7-3 overall). more

ART REVIEW: Art About Border Patrolling

It may come as a surprise to some that the most provocative, timely and topical art exhibition of the New Year is underway at the Westmont Ridley-Tree Museum of Art, in the idyllic environment of the venerable Christian liberal arts college in Montecito. more

COLLEGE ROUNDUP: Cold night in Costa Mesa foils Westmont teams

Westmont College’s hopes for a Golden State Athletic Conference men’s basketball championship were dashed by an 87-72 defeat at Vanguard on Tuesday night. more

LOCAL ROUNDUP: Warriors lose first of season

Travis Vander Molen belted his first home run of the season and drove in two runs for the Westmont baseball team on Monday, but it wasn’t enough for the Warriors, who lost their first game of the season to British Columbia, 8-7, on Monday at Russ Carr Field. more

LOCAL ROUNDUP: Westmont stays in GSAC race with win

The Westmont men’s basketball team entered Saturday’s Golden State Athletic Conference game against William Jessup needing a win to stay in the race for the conference’s top spot. more

LOCAL ROUNDUP: Vaqueros let the good times roll

Cory Blau had a game-high 24 points to lead the Warriors (21-5, 9-4) to a Golden State Athletic Conference victory over the Oaks at Murchison Gym… Aysia Shellmire missed a double-double by one rebound with 20 points and nine boards in the Warriors’ GSAC romp over the Oaks. more