Yearly Archives: 2016

LOCAL ROUNDUP: SBCC stays atop North

First place was up for grabs at the Sports Pavilion on Wednesday night when 13th-ranked Moorpark arrived to face No. 3 SBCC… The Warriors (10-4-1, 7-2-1) scored its three goals in the first 60 minutes, then held off a Mustangs comeback to score a Golden State Athletic Conference victory in Santa Clarita. more

Crossbars and Cruelty in College Soccer

The random flight of a soccer ball can be exasperating to the people who play, coach, and watch the game…  Senior midfielder Brooke Lillywhite has been a scoring machine for the Westmont College women with 20 goals, including six game-winners. “She’s a leader,” said Warrior coach Chantel Cappuccilli. “The team sets her up well, and she’s hard to stop.” more 

COLLEGE ROUNDUP: Top-ranked Warriors sweep Biola

Top-ranked Westmont College didn’t let a boisterous Biola crowd bother it while sweeping the No. 19 Eagles 25-11, 25-20, 25-14 in a Golden State Athletic Conference match. more

Game of the Week 10/29

College Women’s Volleyball: Vanguard at Westmont With a 27-0 record through last week, Westmont was the only undefeated squad among 219 teams in the NAIA. The Warrior women have achieved their first No. 1 national volleyball ranking and are on track to break the school record of 28 wins. They could clinch the Golden State Athletic Conference championship Saturday in their final home match of the regular season. more 

SINNER/SAINT Gives History and Future of LGBTQ

Santa Barbara is a small enough town that when my timetable for producing reviews slacks, I inevitably run into someone involved in the production I’ve yet to write about… These two young playwrights conceived Sinner/Saint as a senior project at Westmont College. more 

Letters: On coverage of cultural classics

Being fortunate to live in a city with so many cultural organizations, I wonder why Scene Magazine doesn’t devote its cover story to the opening of the leading ones… It was performed in collaboration with the Santa Barbara Choral Society, the Quire of Voices, Westmont College Choir, UC Santa Barbara Vocal Music Group and San Marcus High School Madrigal Singers, plus four world-class soloists. more

SBART: Healthy Dons making noise in Channel ranks

Santa Barbara High’s football team is catching on to coach J.T. Stone’s game plan now that it’s finally gotten healthy… Coach Dave Wolf conceded that his Westmont men’s team is a surprising leader in the Golden State Athletic Conference entering Wednesday’s crucial match at The Masters. more

TMU Insider: Mustangs looking to finish fall strong

Last week, The Master’s University volleyball, soccer, and cross country programs posted impressive results over a number of quality opponent… Tomorrow, Mahowa and the Mustangs will take on Westmont College at 3 p.m. in TMU’s final regular-season home match of the year. On Saturday at 3 p.m., the Mustangs will close their regular-season schedule at Vanguard University. more 

CONCERT REVIEW: Beethovenian bounty

As if by design, Beethoven enacted a friendly takeover of Santa Barbara classical stages for a few days last week, and it was a heady experience with lingering aftereffects… This solid, measured and reliably grand performance came replete with a massive chorus of 150 singers from Westmont, UCSB, San Marcos and the Santa Barbara Choral Society, with soloists in soprano Jeanine de Bique, mezzo-soprano Nina Yoshida Nelsen, tenor Benjamin Brecher and bass DeAndre Simmons. more

LOCAL ROUNDUP: Rams stay focused, land Condor win over Owls

The Cate School football team may have a big Condor League game looming against rival Thacher later this month, but had its sights set on another league foe, Laguna Blanca, on Saturday… The top-ranked Warriors improved to 27-0 (12-0 Golden State Athletic Confernce) with a 25-21, 25-15, 25-20 victory, becoming the last unbeaten volleyball team in the NAIA. more