Yearly Archives: 2017

Why You Should Third Wheel

There are several aspects of dating that tend to get a bad reputation. But one of the most notorious is the third wheel. There are countless memes and tv series that document the horrors of being the person that gets stuck third wheeling. … Devon Johnson is a graduate from Westmont College where she studied English and Communications. Since graduating she has lived in London and started her own digital magazine and community called Whilst Magazine, where people can share stories about life in the middle. more

Westmont Women Win in Season Opener Against Western Oregon

(MONMOUTH, Ore.) Westmont Women’s Basketball (1-0), ranked at number seven in the NAIA, opened the 2017-18 season with a 65-52 victory over Western Oregon. Senior center Morgan Haskins tallied 22 points to lead the Warriors in scoring. Haskins made eight of 13 shots from the field and six of eight from the free throw line. Haskins also collected eight rebounds. more

COLLEGE ROUNDUP: UCSB pair earn All-Big West soccer

UCSB seniors Amanda Ball and Chace Schornstein were selected to the All-Big West Conference First Team while Christine Maurer was chosen to the All-Freshman Team on Wednesday. … Westmont also got 15 points from Sean Harman, 14 from Gerald Karczewski, and 11 apiece from Zac Jervis and Maxwell Hudgins. Jervis also had six assists. more

11/3-11/4: College Women’s Volleyball

In their final home matches of the season, the nationally ranked Warriors will try to extend their 28-match winning streak in the Golden State Athletic Conference. Junior middle blocker Libby Dahlberg’s attack percentage of .426 leads the GSAC and ranks third in the NAIA. Four seniors will be honored at Friday night’s game. After the Saturday match against Menlo, Westmont will be the top-seeded team in the conference tournament at The Master’s University. more

COLLEGE ROUNDUP: UCSB to open Big West soccer tourney

UCSB’s Rodney Michael, a native of Sierra Leone by way of Dunn School, was named as the Big West Conference Men’s Soccer Freshman of the Year on the eve of tonight’s league tournament opener. … Westmont’ College’s Michael Oldach has repeated as the Golden State Athletic Conference Men’s Cross Country Runner of the Month. The sophomore from Colorado finished seventh out of 137 participants at the Pomona Pitzer Invitational in a time of 25:52.2 and was the top NAIA competitor. more

Behind the Wheel with Driving2Save

California’s newest gas tax kicked in on November 1, raising pump prices by 12 and 20 cents per gallon for unleaded and diesel, respectively. … “We’ve done all the research so that consumers can make better decisions,” said Westmont College alum Erin Erickson, the company’s executive editor. more

This Week in Local Sports

Playoff time has arrived for prep fall sports. The action for boys water polo, girls volleyball, girls tennis and 8-man football begins this week. On Monday, Santa Barbara High hosted Dana Hills in a CIF-SS Division 2 boys water polo game. The winner travels to Laguna Beach on Wednesday. … William Jessup at Westmont, 7 p.m. more

Westmont Clinch GSAC Title with Win Over San Diego Christian

(SANTEE, Calif.) Westmont Volleyball (28-3, 12-0 GSAC) repeated as Golden State Athletic Conference Regular Season Champions tonight with a three-game sweep (25-16, 25-15,25-15) of San Diego Christian (9-17, 2-10). The Warriors also extended their conference win streak to 28 games. more

Westmont Men Drop 100 in Basketball Season Opener

SANTA BARBARA, Calif.) Westmont Men’s Basketball’s (1-0) offense exploded for 100 points as they beat California Lutheran (0-1) this afternoon. Seniors David Gunn and Noah Blanton lead the way for the Warriors combining for 43 points. Westmont head coach John Moore said, “It’s a coming out party for David Gunn and Noah Blanton. They were fantastic.” more

Westmont Men Drop Regular Season Finale

SANTA CLARITA, Calif.) Westmont Men’s Soccer (8-4-3, 7-3 GSAC) dropped their final game of the regular season by a score of 1-0 to The Master’s (11-5-2, 6-4 GSAC). The loss doesn’t affect Westmont’s ranking in the GSAC – as they had clinched the number two seed with their win last weekend. more