Monthly Archives: March 2015

Kiely leaving Westmont for soccer position at Arkansas

Westmont women’s soccer coach Kristi Kiely has stepped down after five seasons to accept a position as an assistant coach at the University of Arkansas, Westmont announced on Thursday.

Kiely maintained Westmont’s tradition of success in women’s soccer. She posted a record of 65-25-10 (.693) and took the Warriors to the NAIA National Tournament the last four years. They were national runners-up in 2014. more

Westmont Hoops Return to Campus After National Runner-Up Finish

Family and friends saluted the Westmont men’s basketball team as they arrived back on campus around 8 p.m. on Wednesday night.

The Warriors are the NAIA National Champion Runner-up. After a string of upsets in Kansas City, Westmont College lost in the title game to Dalton State of Georgia 71-53. more

Lotusland: A public garden, with a private reputation

Lotusland is not your typical garden. Ever since it opened in 1993, this eclectic garden in the foothills of Montecito has garnered a reputation of being more private than public. …After nearby homeowners witnessed Westmont College’s growth spurt, they feared more traffic. more

Education Roundup

Dr. Cheri Larsen Hoeckley, professor of English and co-coordinator of gender studies at Westmont College in Santa Barbara, California, will explore “Men, Women, and the Stories We Tell About ‘Us’” in Bluffton University’s annual Women’s Studies Forum on Tuesday. more

Latest Georgia sports

Jordan Bowling had 18 points and seven rebounds, Anthony Hilliard added 14 points and Dalton State (Ga.) College cruised to a 71-53 victory over Westmont (Calif.) College in the NAIA national championship game on Tuesday. more

Dalton State (Ga.) College wins NAIA DI championship

Just two years ago, Dalton State couldn’t even dream about winning a men’s basketball national championship. …Jordan Bowling had 18 points and seven rebounds, Anthony Hilliard added 14 points and Dalton State (Ga.) College cruised to a 71-53 victory over Westmont (Calif.) College in the NAIA national championship game on Tuesday. more

Beep beep! Dalton State Roadrunners’ parade Friday night

The city of Dalton is celebrating after the Dalton State Roadrunners claimed the NAIA Division I Men’s National Championship.

The Roadrunners beat Westmont (Calif.) College 71-53 Tuesday in the championship game at Kansas City’s Municipal Auditorium. more

YMCA sponsors 55th annual Community Prayer Breakfast

The YMCA of Snohomish County is hosting the annual Snohomish County Prayer Breakfast. The breakfast will be held from 6:45 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. on Good Friday, April 3, at the Edward D. Hansen Conference Center in Everett. …Alexander was born and raised in Seattle and attended King’s High School. She graduated from Westmont College with a degree in political science.

Bill Cirone: Partners in Education Continues to Enhance Young Lives

One of the greatest privileges of my position has been working alongside local business leaders who have volunteered their time to help guide, challenge and enhance young lives in our community through Partners in Education. …Unzueta is in his third year at Westmont College pursuing a degree in economics and business with a minor in biology. more

Santa Barbara Sets Heat Record; More High Marks May Be On the Way

Santa Barbara set a new high-temperature mark on Tuesday, and National Weather Service forecasters say more records are possible in the next few days. …High winds Tuesday night shattered a second-floor window at the Westmont College library. A gust of 79 mph was recorded Tuesday night in the Montecito foothills. more