Yearly Archives: 2014

Moore is more for Warriors

John Moore made a mark at Westmont College long before reaching his 60th birthday and 500th basketball coaching win the last two months. He made that mark in chalk, writing on the wall of an old campus work barn during the summer of 1977. more

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Tuesday December 9

Christmas Tree Lighting: 5 p.m. Westmont College, Kerrwood Lawn, 955 La Paz Road, Montecito. Following caroling and the annual Pickle Address, a mystery tree lighter will throw down the massive switch that lights a 150-foot redwood tree, affectionately known as the Pickle Tree. Free. 565-6051. more

WBK Concordia upends Westmont

Westmont dropped its second Golden State Athletic Conference women’s basketball game in a row, falling to Concordia, 83-76, on Saturday night at Murchison Gym. The Eagles were led by senior transfer Janis Peterson who scored 32 points, pulled down five rebounds and collected four steals. Five Warriors scored in double figures led by Aysia Shellmire with 20 points and 12 rebounds. Celina Gougis also had a double-double recording 13 points and 10 rebounds. Lauren McCoy and Esther Lee added 12 points each while Krissy Karr posted 11. more

MBK: Westmont stumbles against Concordia

Westmont didn’t have an answer for Concordia’s Stephen Grosey. The junior forward scored 28 points and grabbed 14 rebounds to power the Eagles to an 83-76 win over the Warriors in a GSAC men’s basketball game at Murchison Gym on Saturday night. “Allowing their best player to be as good as he was tonight with 14 rebounds and 28 points was difficult,” Westmont coach John Moore said. “He played exceptionally well tonight. more

SOUNDS OF THE SCENE : On the brink of Christmas horizon

CHRISTMASTIMING PARADE LINE-UP: Turkeys have flown the coop, as seasonal symbols go, and Christmas trees are all the temporary rage, along with the annual roster of perennial shows of the music sort, and thensome. This weekend’s yuletide musical includes the 10th annual Westmont Christmas Show, an often sold-out music, narration – and more – show, from Friday through Sunday in its usual hearth and home, the First Presbyterian Church. more

Vipers set for second season with rebuilt roster

Pee Dee Vipers’ coach Andre Bovain could hardly believe what he was hearing through his cell. … Niko Brooks, a 5-9 guard out of Westmont College who has played professionally in Canada, will start the season as Tate’s backup at the point. more

Westmont blanked in NAIA soccer

Martin Methodist of Tennessee denied Westmont College any shots on goal while pulling out a 1-0 victory in Tuesday’s second round of the NAIA Women’s Soccer National Championships in Orange Beach, Ala.

The Warriors (16-4) did out-shoot Martin (14-5-1) 6-3, with Tiffany Dimaculangan attempting two. But a Westmont turnover in the 70th minute led to Katie Reid’s game-winning chip shot over Lauren Dorr as she charged out of goal. …more


MBK: Blau leads charge in Westmont win at Vanguard

Cory Blau put on his hard hat and put in a good night’s work for the Westmont men’s basketball team, leading the Warriors to a 77-63 win over NAIA defending national champion and top-ranked Vanguard in the GSAC opener on Tuesday night in Costa Mesa. … more

Artist’s sculptures illustrate wind’s speed, velocity

Step into the Missoula Art Museum on a winter day, and you may be thankful the Hellgate winds are blowing. Inside one of the first-floor galleries are three instrumental sculptures that spring into action depending on those frigid currents of air. … Zentz was raised on a cattle ranch near Laurel. He originally wanted to be a doctor, and enrolled at Westmont College in Santa Barbara, California, to study biology. He had a change of heart, though, and returned to his home state. He studied sculpture at the University of Montana, and graduated with a master’s degree in 1974. more

WBK: Westmont drops GSAC opener

Westmont suffered its first loss of the season, dropping a 64-58 decision to Vanguard in the GSAC women’s basketball opener Tuesday night in Costa Mesa. …more