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Westmont Men Suffer First Basketball Defeat

A furious second-half rally fell short and Westmont suffered its first men’s basketball loss of the season,  dropping a 72-63 decision against Oregon’s  Warner Pacific at the Hope International Classic on Tuesday in Fullerton. more

This Week in Local Sports

It’s a busy Thanksgiving weekend for football as three local teams have each won two CIF-SS playoff games to reach the final rounds. … La Sierra at Westmont, 3 p.m. more

Westmont Can’t Hold Off Marymount, Falls in NAIA Men’s Soccer Opener

Westmont struck first, but Marymount responded with three goals and defeated the Warriors 3-1 in an opening-round game of the NAIA National Tournament on Saturday in Torrance,  more

Westmont Women’s Basketball Falls to Carroll

Westmont went scoreless in the second quarter and suffered from cold shooting throughout the women’s basketball game and dropped a 39-34 decision against Carroll, Montana on Saturday night at Murchison Gym. more

Westmont Women’s Soccer Win NAIA Tournament Opener, 1-0

A goal in the 26th minute by Maddi Berthoud was all the Westmont women’s soccer team would need to advance to the second round of the NAIA National Championship. The Warriors blanked the Mountaineers of Eastern Oregon 1-0 in the opening-round game to extend their NAIA Tournament record to an impressive 35-10-8 (.736) and advance to the national tournament site in Orange Beach, Ala. more

Westmont Breezes to Fifth Straight Victory

Westmont improved to 5-0 on the men’s basketball season with a 92-53 romp against visiting Westcliff University on Thursday night at Murchison Gym. Westcliff came out of the gate hot and went up 7-0 to start the game. Westmont responded with a 14-0 run over the next five and a half minutes. more

Westmont Women Encouraged After Strong 2nd Half in Loss at Azusa

Westmont Women’s Basketball suffered its first loss of the season, falling to the Cougars of NCAA Division 2 16th-ranked Azusa Pacific by a score of 72-57.  While the Warriors struggled in the first half, the second half looked very different and brought encouragement to head coach Kirsten Moore. more

Westmont Women Host Eastern Oregon in NAIA Tournament on Saturday

Westmont Women’s Soccer has been named the No. 7 seed in the NAIA National Tournament and will host Eastern Oregon in the Opening Round on Saturday, Nov. 18 at 1 p.m. This will be the first meeting between the Warriors (14-3-2)and the Mountaineers (13-3-2). more

Athletic Round Table: Numbers Add Up to Great Season for Westmont Volleyball

Westmont College women’s volleyball coach Patti Cook had her head full of numbers at Monday’s Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table press luncheon at Harry’s Plaza Cafe. She started with the No. 35, signifying the number of matches the Warriors have played, and then 32 for the number of victories. more

SBCC’s Manny Nwosu, UCSB’s Lindsey Ruddins Named Athletes of the Week

Manny Nwosu put himself in the SBCC football record book and Lindsey Ruddins continued to tear it up on the volleyball court for UCSB. … The athletes who were considered for the Athlete of the Week awards include Isabella Viana (SBCC soccer), Lindsay Paulo (Westmont volleyball), Drew Edelman (UCSB women’s basketball), Jerry Karczewski (Westmont basketball), more