Monthly Archives: April 2014

LOCAL ROUNDUP: Scarvelis shines at Arcadia Invite

WESTMONT 9, BIOLA 0

Tim Goranson, Rodrigo Schaefer, John Bertram, Joshua Barnard, Travis Kimsey and Nicholas Szyndlar all swept their singles matches to lead the Warriors to their sixth straight win in their regular-season finale.

Westmont improved to 14-5 overall and 8-2 in the Golden State Athletic Conference. more

Local Roundup: Mountain View’s Kyle Brocklehurst wins Santa Cruz Half Marathon

Cal Lutheran 5, UCSC 4 >> UC Santa Cruz’s No. 6 singles player George Goetz defeated Fergus Scott 6-1, 3-6, 7-6 despite the Slugs’ loss to Cal Lutheran at Westmont College in Santa Barbara. more

ON THE TOWN: Catch of the day:’Harbor Tastings and Treasures’

Dr. Lisea’s speech was followed by the presentation of the inaugural David K. Winter Excellence in Education Award to none other than David K. Winter, who attended with wife Helene. The award recognizes and honors individuals who have made a lasting contribution to the community. As a member of the Providence board of directors, former headmaster of Providence Hall and retired Westmont College president, Dr. Winter has made a significant mark on the Christian education community. more

Clear Skies in Forecast for Tuesday Morning’s Blood Moon Appearance

The Westmont College Observatory is hosting a free, public viewing from 10:30 p.m. Monday until 2 a.m. Tuesday, and members of the Santa Barbara Astronomical Unit will be on hand with their own telescopes to provide additional views. The Westmont campus is at 955 La Paz Road in Montecito. more

LOCAL ROUNDUP: Gauchos beat Davis, remain perfect in Big West

Westmont 9, UC Santa Cruz 0

The Warriors swept the match to improve to 13-5 overall, 7-2 in GSAC play.

Tim Goranson, Rodrigo Schaefer, John Bertram, Joshua Barnard, Travis Kimsey and Nicholas Szyndlar all contributed to the win. more

Westmont Men’s Soccer Announces Class of 2014 Commitments

Westmont Men’s Soccer has announced the signing of six recruits for the 2014 recruiting class. These student-athletes, with an outstanding combined grade-point average of 3.78, will matriculate at Westmont in the fall. All six are from California. more

ART REVIEW: Where the Print is the Thing – PRINTMAKERS EXHIBITION AT THE JCC DEMONSTRATES THE VARIETY OF POSSIBILITIES WITHIN THE MEDIUM, AND THE LIVELINESS OF ITS LOCAL PARTICIPANTS

With any such large organization of artists, the discerning and subjective eye of an informed and valued juror can be enlightening. Such is the happy circumstance with this show, juried by the Westmont Ridley-Tree Museum of Art’s director Judy L. Larsen, who has worked extensively with and around prints and printmaking during her career. Ms. Larsen has pulled together an exhibition with multiple highlights and a healthy focus on the diversity of visual and stylistic approaches within the printmaking rubric. more

Day and Peus secure doubles crown with tiebreakers

NAIA HONOR: Joshua Barnard has become the first Westmont College men’s tennis player to ever win the NAIA Player of the Week Award.

Barnard, a junior from Glendora, was selected after going 3-0 in both singles and doubles to lead the fifth-ranked Warriors (12-5, 7-2 GSAC) to victories over No. 11 Concordia, Williams and Arizona Christian. more

Roundup: Los Gatos grabs early lead, holds off Westmont 6-3 in baseball

CAMPBELL — Before Los Gatos’ Cameron Ackerman threw a pitch Friday, he had a four-run cushion in a nonleague game at Westmont. more

Sam Adams meet draws international interest

The Sam Adams Combined Events Track and Field Meet at Westmont College has progressed from its noble beginnings of two years ago into a destination event for such elite athletes as Ashton Eaton, the gold-medal winning decathlete at the London Olympics, as well as the entire French national team. more