Santa Barbara’s Noozhawk

Grant Gardner, Lance Simpson Pitch Westmont Past Vanguard

Westmont Baseball opened a three-game series with a 5-2 Golden State Athletic Conference victory over Vanguard on Friday in Costa Mesa. Grant Gardner (6-1) pitched seven and two-third innings to pick up the win. Gardner, who allowed two runs on six hits, retired the first 11 Lion batters. more

Creeks Flow, Roadways Flood as March Storm Continues to Soak Santa Barbara County

A March storm continued to soak Santa Barbara County Thursday, and high rainfall rates on the Gaviota Coast prompted the National Weather Service to issue a Flash Flood Warning for the Whittier and Sherpa fire burn areas. … Westmont College canceled classes Thursday. more

Gerald Carpenter: Westmont College Chamber Ensembles Offer Spring Concert

The Westmont College Chamber Orchestra and Chamber Winds will present their spring concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 25, in Deane Chapel on Westmont’s lower campus. Admission is free. more

Westmont Women Headed to NAIA National Championship Game

Westmont scored more than three-quarters of its points from its inside game as the Warrior advanced to the NAIA Women’s Basketball National Championship Game with a 56-54 semifinal win over Wayland Baptist of Texas on Monday night. more

Beau Allen of San Marcos, Westmont’s Lauren McCoy Honored as Athletes of the Week

Beau Allen of the San Marcos track & field team and Westmont College basketball player Lauren McCoy were honored as the Athletes of the Week at Monday’s Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table press luncheon at Harry’s Plaza Cafe. more

Westmont Sweeps Doubleheader For Series Win Over San Diego Christian

Westmont Baseball (18-11, 11-9 GSAC) won both ends of today’s Golden State Athletic Conference doubleheader versus the Hawks of San Diego Christian (11-18-1, 6-14 GSAC). The Warriors took the first game 8-2 and the second game 6-5. more

McCoy Sets Career Scoring Record as Westmont Women Advance to Semis

Five Warriors scored in double figures, led by senior forward Lauren McCoy with 18, as Westmont (25-6) advanced to the NAIA Women’s Basketball Championship semifinals with a 65-54 win over MidAmerica Nazarene of Kansas (27-7). This is the first time the Warriors have reached the semifinals since 2105 when McCoy, Morgan Haskin and Jae Ferrin were freshmen. more

Three-Point Shooting of Lauren Tsuneishi, Maud Ranger Lead Westmont Into NAIA Quarterfinals

Westmont guards Lauren Tsuneishi and Maud Ranger combined for 11 3-point field goals to help fourth-ranked Westmont (24-6) defeated Loyola of Louisiana (26-6) by a score of 77-65 in an NAIA Women’s Basketball National Championship semifinal game on Friday in Billings, Montana. more

San Diego Christian Dulls Westmont Offense

A two-run deficit after three innings proved to be too much for the Warrior offense, as Westmont Baseball (16-11, 9-9 GSAC) fell in the first game of a three-game Golden State Athletic Conference series against San Diego Christian (11-16-1, 6-12 GSAC) by a score of 1-2. more

Westmont Women Conquer Biola

Westmont Women’s Tennis (5-5) ran past Biola (1-10) this afternoon by a score of 6-1 – two matches went unfinished. Westmont took an early 2-1 lead through doubles play. Westmont’s Tatum Phillips and Delaney Roche made quick work of Tinisee Kandakai and Lily Waterhouse 8-0 at threes. more