Yearly Archives: 2013

IN BRIEF: Free stargazing at Westmont

Santa Barbara Westmont College’s Keck Telescope will focus on a star system 200 light-years distant during a free public viewing Friday. The viewing will begin at 7:30 p.m. and last several hours. The best viewing will likely occur later in the evening. more

Warriors fall short, lose to No. 10 Vanguard

The Westmont women’s volleyball team dropped a terse four-set match to No. 10 Vanguard on Tuesday night, 25-18, 25-23, 13-25, 25-19, at Murchison Gymnasium in a Golden State Athletic Conference match. more

New Wind Advisory Issued for Overnight Thursday on South Coast

More than 200 homes and a large swath of the Westmont College campus were destroyed when the wildfire ignited in the foothills above Montecito on the night of Nov. 13, 2008. more

Westmont Christmas Festival Tickets Go On Sale Thursday

Tickets to the ninth annual Westmont Christmas Festival go on sale at 5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14. This year’s performance, “Prepare the Way,” will be held at 8 p.m. Dec. 6-7 and at 3 p.m. Dec. 8, all at First Presbyterian Church of Santa Barbara, 21 E. Constance Ave. more

Cardinals’ team character recognized with Musial Award

Kirsten Moore and Westmont College also received an award for the former’s perseverance after the sudden death of her husband in continuing with her NAIA basketball coaching chores leading to a national championship as the community helped watch her newborn daughter. more

SANTA BARBARA ATHLETIC ROUND TABLE LUNCHEON : Sparse luncheon gathering on Veterans Day honors Allen, Tedesco

Westmont coach John Moore also emphasized his team’s ability to respond to adversity – as they were able to rebound from a disappointing season-opening loss to Sierra Vista with a strong defensive performance against Southern Oregon. more

WVB: Westmont falls in four against Vanguard

Despite 16 kills from Madison Serrano and 12 from Ciara Turner, No.14 Westmont Volleyball (20-8, 6-7 GSAC) dropped a Golden State Athletic Conference match to 10th-ranked Vanguard on Tuesday night at Murchison Gymnasium. The Warriors fell in four sets 25-18, 25-23, 13-25, 25-19. more

Viewing at Westmont Observatory to Feature Celestial Double Double

Westmont College’s powerful Keck Telescope will aim for the Double Double star system during a free, public viewing this Friday beginning about 7:30 p.m. and lasting several hours. more

News in Brief: Basketball clinic to benefit school trip

A session for grades two through five is scheduled from 9 to 11:30 a.m. and a session for grades six through eight is scheduled from noon to 2:30 p.m. in the school gym. Cost is $35 and includes instruction from Westmont College coaches Jeff Azain and Rob Goodrow, a snack and prize. Onsite registration is $40. more

Press Luncheon: Winter seasons here we go

Westmont Sports Information Director Ron Smith reported on another playoff team, the Warriors’ women’s soccer squad. Kristi Kiely’s team is ranked No. 3 in the country and expects to host a NAIA Tournament game at Thorrington Field on November 23. Smith shared some comments preprepared by Kiely. more