Santa Barbara News Press


Myrtle Vanderlip passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 30th , 2017 at The Samarkand Retirement Community. Myrtle was born in Traverse City, Michigan on September 10th, 1918. She received a Bachelors of Arts from Houghton College in New York and a Master of Arts from the University of Michigan, both in Library Science. … While in Santa Barbara, Myrtle worked as a librarian at Westmont College and remained an avid reader for the rest of her life. They were both beloved as they served at Westmont bringing both knowledge in their craft and jubilance in their work. more

SBART: Local teams get back into a sense of normalcy

Home was any dorm in the firestorm for the basketball teams of Westmont College, which had to evacuate their campus in the hills of Montecito for nearly a month because of the Thomas Fire. Coach Kirsten Moore, speaking at Harry’s Plaza Café during Monday’s Athletic Round Table press luncheon, said her Warrior women even took up residence for a week in the dormitory of their rival, The Masters College of Santa Clarita. more

LOCAL ROUNDUP: Warriors ride Nwachie’s big night

Over the last 18 months, Olisa Nwachie has shown flashes of the talent that saw him start his collegiate career at St. John’s, before finding his way to Westmont’s roster. more

LOCAL ROUNDUP: Harman’s putback beats Jessup

For all the success that the Westmont men’s basketball program has enjoyed the last few seasons, Thursday’s Golden State Athletic Conference matchup with William Jessup was unusual in that the hosts entered the game unranked, while the visitors carried the No. 22 ranking into Murchison Gym. more

HAYES, Edward Lee

Edward Lee Hayes passed from this life to the next on November 20, 2017 at the age of 86. He was born on September 26, 1931, the fourth son of George Lester and Sylvia Hayes, and grew up on a peach farm near Modesto, California. … In 1949 he won a full scholarship to the California School of Fine Arts in San Francisco, but chose instead to pursue a liberal arts education at Westmont College in Santa Barbara. While there, he met his future wife, Marilyn, and after his graduation they were married. more

THE 42nd ANNUAL TOM BYRON CLASSIC: Warriors stumble in own tournament finale Westmont suffers second loss to Antelope Valley

The Westmont men kept fighting back in a second half mostly dominated by Antelope Valley but came up short in a 75-68 loss to close out the 42nd annual Tom Byron Classic at Murchison Gym on Saturday. more

TRABUCCO, Henry Joseph

Henry Joseph Trabucco, known to most as Joe, passed away on Christmas Eve after two family filled nights of celebration. He was 83. … After the wedding, they moved to Santa Barbara where Joe continued his education at Westmont College and UCSB, getting his masters at Cal State Long Beach. more

Reaching a Milestone Karczewski helps Moore beat Alberta, reach 500 career victories at Westmont

The Westmont men withstood a furious too-late comeback attempt from the University of Alberta and prevailed to give coach John Moore his 500th Warrior victory Friday at the 42nd annual Tom Byron Classic. The Warriors landed an 83-74 victory over the Golden Bears, after leading by as many as 28 points midway through the second half. more 

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Going for 500 Moore closes in on milestone victory as Warriors’ coach

The Westmont College men’s basketball team heads into action tonight for the first time since Dec. 2, taking on the University of Alberta for the team’s first contest in the Tom Byron Classic at Murchison Gym. more

Thomas Fire takes aim at Toro Canyon

The Thomas Fire loomed over Toro Canyon late Monday as crews fight to stem its progress west through Santa Barbara County. At last report 231,700 acres, the wildfire is now the fifth largest in California history. As of Monday night, authorities put containment at 20 percent. … According to Westmont College spokesman Scott Craig, the college will serve as the operational headquarters for the Thomas Fire response. more

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