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Yazi Hernandez Scores Game Winner for Westmont Men

(SANTA BARBARA, Calif.) It was a Senior Day to remember for Westmont Men’s Soccer (6-3-3, 5-2 GSAC) as the Warriors took down Golden State Athletic Conference rival The Master’s (9-4-2 4-3 GSAC) in double overtime by a score of 2-1. The game winning goal came off the foot of senior Yazi Hernandez in the 107th minute – pleasing a host of students and alumni on campus for this weekend’s homecoming festivities. more

Maddi Berthoud Scores Four Goals in Westmont Win

(SANTA BARBARA, Calif.) It may have been senior day, but it was sophomore Maddi Berthoud that scored the first four goals as #8 Westmont Women’s Soccer (11-2-1, 5-1-1 GSAC) defeated #9 The Master’s (12-3, 5-2) by a score of 5-2 in a critical Golden State Athletic Conference game. The win allowed the Warriors to move past the Mustangs into second place in the GSAC standings. more

Westmont Men Pull Off Dramatic Win in Double OT

It was a Senior Day to remember for Westmont Men’s Soccer, as the Warriors took down Golden State Athletic Conference rival The Master’s 2-1 in double overtime. The game-winning goal came off the foot of senior Yazi Hernandez in the 107th minute. more

Westmont Volleyball Goes 2-2 at Tough Columbia Fall Classic

Westmont Volleyball (23-4) headed to the American heartland earlier this week in search of top-level competition. The goal was to help the sixth-ranked Warriors prepare for NAIA National Championships later this year by participating in the Columbia Fall Volleyball Classic, featuring some of the best teams in the NAIA. more

LOCAL ROUNDUP: Westmont splits in tourney opener

As things turned out, the first day of the Columbia Fall Volleyball Classic was no cakewalk for the sixth-ranked Westmont women’s volleyball team. The Warriors opened their tournament with a tight five-set victory over 10th-ranked Missouri Baptist, then went through another nip-and-tuck match in a 3-0 loss to the hosts, 13th-ranked Columbia. more

ART REVIEW: Colliding Histories, Faiths and Fates

Bit of historical reality-checking is wise when visiting the current show at The Art, Design & Architecture Museum at UCSB, “Sacred Art in the Age of Contact: Chumash and Latin American Traditions in Santa Barbara,” a fascinating and also chilling, tragedy-lined exhibition in collaboration with the Santa Barbara Historical Museum. … Here in Santa Barbara, the PST umbrella covers several major local art spaces, including the Museum of Art, Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara (including an adjunct show at the community Arts Workshop), the Westmont Museum of Art and the spaces reviewed here. more

REAMS, Kristin Ann

REAMS, Kristin Ann A long-time resident and retired school teacher of Lancaster, California passed away peacefully on October 3, 2017.Kristin was born on July 9, 1936 in Coalinga California to Virginia and Julius Thomsen. She graduated from Coalinga High School and later received a Liberal Arts degree from Westmont College and then a teaching credential from Fresno State University. more

COLLEGE NOTEBOOK: Westmont’s Lopez repeats herself

For the second time this season, Westmont College’s Jackie Lopez has been named the Golden State Athletic Conference Women’s Soccer Offensive Player of the Week. Lopez, a Santa Barbara High graduate, received the honor for scoring three goals during the week – two against Arizona Christian and another against San Diego Christian. more

The WNBA Comes to Westmont and UCSB

Forty-four years after Billie Jean King slammed Bobby Riggs in the gimmicky tennis match dramatized by the movie Battle of the Sexes, the battle endures. In tennis, at least, women play for the same prize money as men in major tournaments, but men overwhelmingly dominate the attention and the revenue in most professional sports. … The national team’s preparation for the 2020 Tokyo Games began with a three-day training camp two weeks ago at Westmont College and UCSB. more

SOUND OF MUSIC | Local high school orchestra takes performance to highest level

Think your only option to catch a word-class orchestra performance is to hop on the 101 and head to Los Angeles? Think again. In fact, think hyper-local: Ventura High School lays claim to the only Grand National Orchestra-winning program this side of Texas and, yes, that’s a big deal. … Sullivan received a $10,000 annual scholarship to play horn at Westmont College in Santa Barbara, but after losing her dad in 2016, transferred to Santa Barbara City College, where she continues to play with Westmont’s Orchestra and Brass Ensemble. more

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