Yearly Archives: 2014


The festival will include a variety of music from Caribbean reggae, centro-African drum and dance, to classical presented by the Young Soloists of the Santa Barbara Music and Arts Conservatory and the Westmont College Orchestra and Band. more

Leland gets momentum on its side, rolls to four wins in girls softball

The Chargers were scheduled to face Leigh earlier this week before hosting Westmont on March 28 at 4 p.m. Leland will also continue play in the Charlie Miguel Tournament on March 29 with the opponent and time still to be determined. more

SB wins in Arizona


Former Dos Pueblos High standout Lauren Stratman beat Juliet Labarthe 6-1, 6-0 in singles, then teamed with her sister Kate to win at doubles, but it wasn’t enough for the Warriors to avoid their first GSAC loss of the season. Jassica Cedillo and Haley Strandness also won at No. 2 doubles for Westmont (6-8, 4-1 GSAC). more

Westmont Students Spend Spring Break in Haiti Helping Build Businesses

For some college students, spring break is a chance to hit the beach and unwind from the sress of college life,but 16 economics and business students from Westmont headed to Haiti over their Spring Break to help local entrepreneurs launch 7 small businesses. Their belief was simple- sharing knowledge and supporting people in need would help jumpstart one of the world’s weakest economies. more

Sea Change

Last month, Visit Santa Barbara worked with Westmont College and others to secure the American Choral Directors Association Western Conference in Santa Barbara. more

Sports Highlights: March 25-30

Westmont College made a quick exit from the NAIA Women’s Championships last week, losing to 20th-ranked Xavier, La., in the first round, 66-53. Senior forward Kelsie Sampson (26 points, 7 rebounds) went out in style. more

LOCAL ROUNDUP: Ward finishes 14th in 200 butterfly at NCAAs


The Warriors got back to .500 in Golden State Athletic Conference play with a twinbill sweep of the Eagles at Russ Carr Field.

Russell Harmening dominated the opener, holding Biola at bay for eight innings by striking out nine and allowing only one hit, a fourth-inning Boone Farrington single. Otherwise, Harmening retired the side in each of the other seven innings he worked. more

TRK: SBCC has good day at Easter Relays

The freshman from San Marcos High was clocked in 4:00.94, one of 22 season-best marks by the Vaquero men. He finished second overall by just 0.78 seconds in the nine-team field that included four-year schools Westmont, Bowdoin of Brunswick, Maine, and Nippon Sports Institute of Japan. Heuchert finished fourth in the 800. more

CBB: Westmont sweeps Biola

Starter Russell Harmening gave the Warriors eight scoreless innings while allowing just one hit, as Westmont Baseball (20-12, 11-11 GSAC) won the opening game of a Golden State Athletic Conference doubleheader against Biola (9-28, 5-19) on Saturday by a score of 9-0.

The Warriors also took the second game 3-1, completing a three-game sweep against Biola. Hunter Christianson picked up his second win of the weekend after facing two batters in the sixth inning. Michael Rishwain earned his second save of year. more

College basketball highlights: Wilson scores 25 as Georgetown stays alive

Campbellsville 59, Xavier (La.) 55: Katie Allen scored 15 points, including four three-pointers, and top-seeded Campbellsville (32-3) held off Xavier’s upset bid in the Women’s NAIA Division I Tournament in Frankfort. Xavier (24-9) had knocked off defending champion Westmont (Calif.) in the first round.more