Yearly Archives: 2017

SBARTL: Royals’ array of talent has them singing aloud

Coach Chuckie Roth was singing the praises of his San Marcos High girls water polo team at Monday’s Athletic Round Table press luncheon, voicing particular approval of one of his seven freshmen…  Coach John Moore cited Hayden Anderson for coming back from an injury to play a second senior season for No. 5 Westmont (17-4, 6-3 GSAC). more

Westmont professors talk immigration

Westmont College professors and staff members will discuss immigration in a panel discussion titled “Redefining Borders: From Political to the Personal,” at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 9 at University Club, 1332 Santa Barbara St. more

Arizona Wildcats baseball team eager to write next chapter

This wasn’t the first time this new team had assembled. But Friday did mark the Arizona Wildcats’ first official practice since the calendar flipped to 2017… Right-handed pitcher Matt Hartman has transferred to Westmont College in Santa Barbara, California. Hartman made 10 appearances last season as a sophomore, posting a 6.55 ERA in 11 innings. more

Cox: Trump’s labor secretary is more about capital

Hours before Woodrow Wilson took the oath of office for the U.S. presidency on March 4, 1913, his predecessor William Taft signed an act establishing a new branch of the federal government to give workers a “voice in the cabinet.” Regardless of the exact figures, CKE workers certainly aren’t at the top of the food chain. Puzder himself conceded as much in a 2011 speech to Westmont College in Santa Barbara that was picked over by news outlets last week. more

Local IT services company announces merger

Santa Barbara-based network supplier and IT equipment services company Curvature LLC last week announced a merger with SMS Systems and Maintenance Services Inc., a global market leader in IT data center services.. The company will also look to build upon its relationship with UCSB, Santa Barbara City College and Westmont College, Mr. Sheldon told the News-Press. more

Westmont Talk Redefines Borders, Human Experience

Several Westmont College faculty and staff members will explore issues about immigration and migration in a panel discussion, “Redefining Borders: From Political to the Personal,” at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 9, at University Club, 1332 Santa Barbara St. more

LOCAL ROUNDUP: Vaqueros walk off with win in opener

Lauren McCoy’s 19 points paced the Warriors to a GSAC victory over the Royals. Kayla Sato, Cora Chan and Aysia Shellmire had 11 points each in the win for Westmont (19-1, 9-0) against Hope (5-13, 0-8). more

Volleyball Player of the Year: Olivia Harden

The turning point of the Exeter Monarchs’ 2016 girls volleyball season came after a stunning home loss to the Central Valley Christian Cavaliers… Hilvers, who played three seasons of college volleyball at NAIA Westmont College in Santa Barbara, was the Monarchs’ third coach in as many years in her first season at the helm, but the Wilson Middle School U.S. history teacher intends to provide a stable presence for next season and beyond. more

Devereux California’s 70-Year Evolution

Amid the great blue herons, horse stables, and grad student townhomes near UCSB’s Coal Oil Point Reserve, Devereux California exists as a beacon of hope for the developmentally disabled and their families. Most famous for being the place where Dustin Hoffman perfected his Rain Man character, the Santa Barbara facility began at the current site of Westmont College in 1945. more

LOCAL ROUNDUP: Gauchos go cold early in road loss

A cold start to a chilly January evening didn’t help the UCSB women’s basketball team in its Big West game at CSUN on Wednesday night… Providence (3-0 CL) hosts another league opponent from the Santa Ynez Valley, Midland, at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday at Westmont’s Murchison Gym. more