*On February 20, Jok was honored by the U.S. Basketball Writers Association (USBWA) as one of three recipients for its Most Courageous Award, along with Akron men’s basketball operations coordinator Dan Peters and Westmont College women’s basketball coach Kirsten Moore. Dau will receive his award at the USBWA’s honors breakfast during the Final Four in Dallas on Monday, April 7. more
Yearly Archives: 2014
DOWNTON ABBEY: Fans of the long-running PBS series jammed (60 were turned away) the Santa Barbara Library’s Faulkner Gallery Sunday for tea, a talk by Westmont prof Alister Chapman on The Decline of the English Aristocracy, and a screening of the series’ final show of the season. Next year’s is now under production in the U.K. Who will Lady Mary marry? What new scandal will erupt and have to be dealt with? WillDownton Abbey itself survive the decline and fall of the Brit manor-house elite and idle rich? more
Things just added up perfectly earlier this month when four members of La Cañada High School’s Math Team competed and won the top spot at the 27th annual High School Mathematics Competition at Santa Barbara’s Westmont College. more
Bishop Diego (boys Division 5AA) and Santa Barbara High (girls 3AA) will have home games, Bishop playing Saddleback Valley Christian on Friday (Feb. 28) at Westmont College, the Dons girls hosting Yorba Linda on Saturday. more
Kelsie Sampson put up a career-tying 35 points on Tuesday night in Murchison Gymnasium as #11 Westmont Women’s Basketball (18-8, 9-4 GSAC) recorded an 80-55 Golden State Athletic Conference win over Concordia (11-14, 4-9 GSAC). The senior forward made 14 of 22 attempts from the floor. more
C.J. Miller”s double-double of 26 points and 11 rebounds led the Warriors to a Golden State Athletic Conference victory.
Miller was 12-of-14 from the field in the win, in which the Warriors used a 19-4 run out of the halftime break to put it away.
Jason Ritchey added 10 points and six rebounds in the win for Westmont (16-11, 5-8). more
Westmont College coach Kirsten Moore led her team to the 2013 NAIA women’s championship while dealing with the worst sort of adversity: the death of her husband, Alex, seven weeks before the birth of their daughter, Alexis. Her story has become a national legend, and the U.S. Basketball Writers Association recently announced that Moore will receive the Pat Summitt Most Courageous Award at the NCAA women’s Final Four on April 6 in Nashville, Tennessee. more
“Hard-fought:” the simple, yet all-encompassing expression that Westmont head coach John Moore uttered when describing his Warriors’ (16-11, 5-8 GSAC) 67-55 Golden State Athletic Conference victory over the Eagles of Concordia (19-10, 6-7) Tuesday night. more
The semifinal game will be played off-campus at Westmont College at 8 p.m. The Bishop Diego gym is being used this weekend for a fundraising event. more
The Westmont men’s and women’s basketball teams will also be winding down the regular season at home starting today against Concordia and Saturday against Biola. For the women, the Warriors will be looking to fill the arena with pink-clad fans for the Play for Kay cancer awareness day. more