Monthly Archives: April 2014

Fifteen Chargers continuing athletic careers in college

Tyler Bradford took the traveling element out of his college choice, making the decision to stay in Santa Barbara and compete for Westmont College. more

DP Honors Several Athletes

Addi Zerrenner, Arizona; Tyler Bradford, Westmont; Jon Dickinson, UC Irvine; Cole Smith, UCLA; Stamatia Scarvelis, UCLA. more

Gerald Carpenter: Westmont Orchestra to Close Season with Concerto Winners

The Westmont Orchestra, conducted by Michael Shasberger, will bring down the curtain on their 2013-14 season with a “Concerto Concert” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in Hahn Hall at Music Academy of the West, 1070 Fairway Road, and at 8 p.m. Friday at First Presbyterian Church, 21 E. Constance Ave. more

Sports Highlights: April 24-May 11- Westmont Baseball Nationally Ranked

Westmont College’s baseball team (33-14) is ranked in the NAIANational Coaches’ Poll for the first time in 26 years. The No. 18 Warriors, winners of 12 straight games, close out the regular season with three home games against The Master’s, including a doubleheader Saturday. The third-place Warriors will try to lock up a berth in the four-team Golden State Athletic Conference tournament. more

TMC Baseball Eyes Second Consecutive GSAC Title

Currently, the fifth-ranked San Diego Christian Hawks (35-11, 22-11 GSAC) sit first in the conference standings, while the 12th-ranked Mustangs (35-13, 21-12) are just one game behind in second place. One game behind TMC is the tied-for-third-place-race between Westmont (33-14, 20-13) and the 16th-ranked Concordia Eagles (33-15, 20-13).

Bringing up the rear is No. 24 Vanguard (28-18, 19-14), which sits just one game behind Westmont and Concordia. more

Local alumni wrap up college baseball seasons

NORTH COUNTY — Several alumni from Atascadero and Templeton high schools moved on to play baseball at the collegiate level at various colleges throug

THS graduate Michael Frigon signed to play baseball at Westmont College in March of 2013.

He joined a Westmont Warriors’ team that ranked in the NAIA National Coaches Poll for the first time in program history, with a No. 18 rank. more

Andersen shines, but Royals fall to Wilson

A 12-game winning streak has Westmont in the NAIA National Coaches Poll for the first time in 26 years.

The Warriors (33-14, 20-13 Golden State Athletic Conference) are No. 18 in this week’s poll, marking the first time they have broken the top-25 since May 3, 1988. This year’s group has a chance to become the all-time winningest team in program history with two victories in its last three GSAC games this weekend at home against No. 12 The Master’s.

The 1989 Westmont team finished 34-16. more

Prep notes: Jose Canseco highlights 10th Character Combine at Folsom High

Granite Bay haul – Seven Granite Bay student-athletes signed national letters of intent Wednesday: Ryan Whelan (swimming, TCU), Kevin Wylder (swimming, UC San Diego), Lali Garza (softball, Redlands), Nick Gainer (lacrosse, Notre Dame de Namur), Zach Hall (baseball, Westmont), Nina Murphy-Cook (softball, Worcester Polytechnic Institute) and Josh Neal (football, Menlo). more

Not CCS, but Top 8 had a championship feel

Westmont junior Samuel Blake won the varsity 3,200 with a PR of 9:28.21. Willow Glen junior Fenn Hoppe just missed a medal, but earned a PR with his seventh-place time of 9:38.60. Rams senior Abdinur Hussein finished ninth with a PR of 9:40.63. more

The Voice of the Gauchos

REPEAT CHAMPIONS: What do Stanford, Cornell, and Virginia have in common, besides being well-heeled universities? In that order, their polo teams lost to the horsemen of Westmont College, which claimed its second consecutive U.S. Polo Association Intercollegiate Championship this month. The Warriors demolished Stanford, 22-3, in the Western Regional Finals. In the nationals in Brookshire, Texas, they edged Cornell in the semifinals, 15-14, and rode past Virginia in the title match, 16-13. more