Recent Press

LOCAL ROUNDUP: Warriors freeze out No. 2 Royals in GSAC win

The No. 2 team in the NAIA’s women’s basketball polls entered Westmont’s Murchison Gym, as Vanguard made the trek north for a Golden State Athletic Confernce game. more

LOCAL ROUNDUP: Chargers start TOC with victories

The Dos Pueblos girls opened with a win in the Santa Barbara Tournament of Champions Friday, beating Cathedral Catholic — a team they’d just beaten on Thursday — 14-2. … In the first game, Westmont broke open a game tied at one in the fifth, with scores by Hayden Euper, on a sac fly, and a single by Isaiah Leach to score Taylor Bush. Three more runs in the sixth were enough to give Warrior starter David Gaydos the win. more

Christ Episcopal Church elects new rector

The Rev. Dr. Daniel London has been elected as the new rector at Christ Episcopal Church, 15th and H streets in Eureka. London will be celebrating at both the 8 and 10:30 a.m. services Sunday. London grew up in Los Alto and, after graduating from The King’s Academy in Sunnyvale, he went to Westmont College in Santa Barbara, where he double majored in English and religious studies, served as co-Director of an Urban Ministry Team and worked as a radio DJ and then general manager of the college radio station. more

Westmont Baseball Takes Two in Season Opener

(SANTA BARBARA, Calif.) Westmont Baseball (2-0) opened up their season today with two victories over first-year program Ottawa (Ariz.) (0-2). Westmont took the first game 6-2 and finished the seven-inning game with a 5-0 victory. more

Zac Jervis, Olisa Nwachie Rescue Westmont in Double-OT Win Over Hope

Stellar double-double performances from Zac Jervis and Olisa Nwachie proved to be the difference for 20th-ranked Westmont in an 88-84 double overtime win over No. 7 Hope International in a Golden State Athletic Conference men’s basketball game at Murchison Gym on Thursday night more

LOCAL ROUNDUP: Patriots dish out win over Lancers

The boys basketball team at Providence School had a history-making night of sorts on Thursday night in a non-league game against Grace Brethren. … Westmont’s Kyle Scalmanini finished the scoring by hitting one of two free throws with seven seconds left. more

Mallampalli to Be Installed in Endowed Chair at Westmont

Chandra Mallampalli, Westmont professor of history, will be formally installed as the new Fletcher Jones Foundation professor in the social sciences during a full-regalia ceremony at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Feb. 5, in Murchison Gym. more

Maud Ranger Has Hot Hand for Westmont Women in 70-50 Victory

Maud Ranger drained six of 11 attempts beyond the arc to help lead NAIA No. 12 Westmont Women’s Basketball to a 70-50 Golden State Athletic Conference win over Hope International. more

38th Annual Bakersfield Prayer Breakfast sends a message of compassion for all despite differences

More than 1,000 people woke up early Thursday morning to attend the 38th Annual Bakersfield Prayer Breakfast at the Rabobank Convention Center. … The idea to be homeless came up when he was sitting in a class at Westmont College and his professor discussed the parable of the Good Samaritan, a story of a man who was robbed. more

Organist Thomas Joyce to perform century-spanning concert for Santa Ynez series

The organ is a beast of an instrument. Several ranks of keyboards stacked on one another, dozens of stops, and the large floor pedals are all wrestled under the fingers and feet of musicians like Thomas Joyce. … He also teaches at Westmont College and accompanies on piano at Santa Barbara City College. more

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