Yearly Archives: 2016

2016 Oakland A’s Year in Review: AZL Athletics

Four college catchers from the draft spent significant time on the roster; each a strong defender with efficient footwork and a quick zip to second. After that, their additional strengths are individualized… Jarrett Costa (33rd-round, Westmont College) is simply indestructible, and a real leader on the field. more

Still perfect! Westmont Volleyball moves to 19-0

Westmont College is dominating and perfect in women’s volleyball. more

SBCARTL: South County schools transition to league play

From last week’s Little Big Game to this Friday’s Big Game, high school football is entering its transition period… Westmont (18-0), which is one of only two undefeated teams in NAIA women’s volleyball, will be tested by The Masters tonight at Murchison Gym. more

LOCAL ROUNDUP: Warriors work quickly in victory

The third-ranked Westmont women’s volleyball team played its Golden State Athletic Conference match against Hope International as if it had an appointment later Saturday night. more

Westmont’s Olympic star passes away

Jean Louis Ravelomanantsoa, a three-time Olympian who came to Westmont College to run track only after a misdialed phone call, passed away on Tuesday. more

COLLEGE ROUNDUP: Westmont tops No. 9 Vanguard

Westmont College got the jump on ninth-ranked Vanguard with two early goals and then sealed its 3-1 men’s soccer victory with another goal with just over a minute to play on Wednesday in Costa Mesa. more

COLLEGE NOTEBOOK: On an Honors Roll UCSB, Westmont soccer stars honored

A stellar season of collegiate women’s soccer led to players from both UCSB and Westmont College receiving Offensive Player of the Week Awards from their respective leagues. more

COLLEGE ROUNDUP: Westmont suffers first loss in overtime

Tenthranked Vanguard handed No. 3 Westmont College its first women’s soccer defeat of the season by scoring five minutes into the first overtime for a 10 victory in Costa Mesa. more 

Students displaced after fire breaks out at Westmont dorm

Around 200 Westmont students were displaced Monday when a fire broke out inside a storage closet at one of the college’s dorms, leaving a student with burns to his feet, according to school officials.  more 

City College student returns as new philosophy instructor

Matthew Bixby, a newly hired adjunct philosophy instructor, now teaches at City College after receiving a bachelor’s degree at Westmont College and two masters degrees at University of Edinburgh in Scotland. more