Yearly Archives: 2013

LUY, Christopher William

The gates of Heaven opened wide on December 23, 2013, as the Lord greeted Chris with “E Komo Mai” (Welcome to my house) Good and Faithful Servant. Born April 7, 1950 to Marjorie and Bill Luy (all together again in Heaven) in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Chris was the loving husband to Joyce for 26 beautiful and fun-filled years. Definitely a “match made in Heaven”! … Chris taught Music Theory for a semester at Westmont College in 1992 and private lessons at Westmont for eight years. more

WESTMONT HOLIDAY CLASSIC : Second unit guides Warrior women

Westmont’s starters made play difficult for UC Merced. The Warriors’ length in the paint meant offensive rebounds and no easy shots inside. It only got worse for the Bobcats when Westmont coach Kirsten Moore went to her bench. more

THE 38TH ANNUAL TOM BYRON CLASSIC : Miller helps Westmont open Byron with win

With a once-large lead gone, the Warriors turned to its leader to save them. C.J. Miller did not disappoint. From the corner of the free-throw line, Miller caught a pass with his back to the tallest defender on the court, British Columbia – Okagana’s 6-foot, 9-inch Stuart Wallensteen. more

Westmont Wins as Tom Byron Tips Off: Miller Scores Team-High 22 Points


C.J. Miller scored a team-high 22 points as Westmont College just hung on to beat British Columbia 83-79 on the first day of the 38th annual Tom Byron Classic in Montecito. more

Obituary: LUY, Christopher William

April 7, 1950 – December 23, 2013 …

Chris taught Music Theory for a semester at Westmont College in 1992 and private lessons at Westmont for eight years. He performed at many venues throughout Santa Barbara as well as at numerous private parties. more

MBK: Westmont reserves step up in Byron victory

Westmont relied on its “next man up” mentality to burn the Heat of British Columbia Okanagan, 83-79, on Monday night to advance to the championship game of the 38th annual Tom Byron Classic.

The Warriors will play Saskatchewan in the title game at 7:30 p.m. The Huskies advanced to the final with a dramatic 89-88 win over Marygrove, Mich. Stephon Lamar scored on a last-second layup for the winning basket. more

WBK: Sampson’s 35 carries Westmont over Dordt

Kelsey Sampson scored a career-high 35 points to lead Westmont to a 73-59 women’s basketball win over Dordt of Iowa on Tuesday in the Westmont Holiday Classic.

Sampson’s 35 points exceeded her previous career best of 33 points she scored on December 16 against Great Falls. She missed a double-double by one, finishing with nine rebounds. more

College Notes: Petoskey grad Tamm starts 10th straight game for Chippewas, Mullin nets six in loss

— Collin Hewitt, a 2011 Harbor Light grad, played nine minutes for Spring Arbor University in a loss, 75-62, to Westmont (Calif.) College during the consolation game of the Arizona Christian University Basketball Tournament. more

WBK: Westmont shakes off rust to beat UC Merced

Westmont posted its fourth women’s basketball win in a row with a 63-46 victory over UC Merced (1-8) on the opening day of the Westmont Holiday Classic.

“We had a rusty start and a rusty game overall,” acknowledged Westmont head coach Kirsten Moore. more

Stories of the Year: Westmont women top the list

Our story of the year is more than just a sports story. It’s a story of love, family, community, courage, perseverance and inner strength.

When Kirsten Moore’s Westmont women’s basketball team won its first NAIA national championship in March, it was the storybook ending everyone who knows Moore and her program wanted to see. more