Yearly Archives: 2017

LOCAL ROUNDUP: Parzonko shoots Warriors to NAIA quarterfinals

The Westmont women’s soccer team advanced to today’s quarterfinals of the national NAIA tournament with a 1-0 victory over Columbia College (Mo.) on Tuesday in Orange Beach, Ala. more 

Schools reminisce about fall, prepare for winter

Coaches toasted a vintage fall for local sports around Monday’s Athletic Round Table, and cupped their hands around the emerging winter a bit too. … Westmont women’s soccer and volleyball got a nod as well – both are off competing nationally in NAIA tournaments in Alabama and Iowa, respectively. more

New Room Promotes Awakening

Great periods of Christian revival in the U.S. need not be consigned to the church’s circuit-rider past. Even without the saddle sores and sawdust trail of yesteryear, a new generation of Christians can be just as fired up with the Holy Spirit. … Dr. Sandra Richter, professor in biblical studies at Westmont College, teaches at Seedbed event. Photo courtesy of Seedbed. more

Libby Dahlberg, Taylor Beckman Lead Westmont in NAIA Volleyball Opener

Junior middle blocker Libby Dahlberg tallied 12 kills and senior outside hitter Taylor Beckman added 11 as No. 6 Westmont Volleyball recorded a 3-1 (25-22, 25-20, 22-25, 25-20) victory over Saint Xavier of Illinois in a pool-play match at the NAIA Championships in Sioux City, Iowa. more

Haley Parzonko’s Goal is Enough for Westmont Women’s Soccer to Advance to NAIA Quarterfinals

Haley Parzonko scored the lone goal and the Westmont defense made it stand up in a 1-0 win over Columbia (Mo.) in a second-round game of the NAIA Women’s National Soccer Championship in Orange Beach, Ala., on Tuesday. The Warriors (16-3-2) advance to a quarterfinal match against second-seeded Spring Arbor, Mich., on Wednesday. more

Athletic Round Table: Sports Community Cheers On Bishop Diego, Dos Pueblos Football Teams

It was a day filled with congratulations and good-luck wishes for the Bishop Diego, Dos Pueblos and Laguna Blanca football teams at Monday’s Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table press luncheon at Harry’s Plaza Cafe. … Westmont men’s basketball coach John Moore is confident both teams will get it done. more


Everyone who’s ever worked on or with a sales team has at least one story of how they missed a big sales opportunity because of a failure to follow up. … Associate Editor Megan Monroe is a graduate of Santa Barbara’s Westmont College where she studied Philosophy and Communications. more

LOCAL ROUNDUP: No. 1 Vaqueros reach State Final Four

The top-ranked SBCC women’s soccer team booked a second straight trip to the CCCAA State Final Four on Saturday night, but didn’t have an easy route to reach Sacramento. … Gerald Karczewski hit five 3-pointers to lead No. 23 Westmont with 19 points as it held off a late push by Southern Oregon to score a 76-73 victory in the final day of the Menlo College-hosted event. more

Westmont Offense Can’t Get Hot in Loss to Shawnee State

(JACKSON, Tenn.) Despite holding #5 Shawnee State (Ohio) to just five points in the first quarter, #7 Westmont Women’s Basketball (4-3) suffered a 63-48 loss to the Bears (7-3). The Warriors shot just 36.7 percent from the floor (22 of 60) and made just two of 16 (.125) from three-point range. more

Westmont Holds Off Southern Oregon, Improves to 8-1

(ATHERTON, Calif.) Westmont Men’s Basketball (8-1) edged Southern Oregon (5-3) by a score of 76-74. Southern Oregon missed a layup in the final second of the game that would have forced overtime. Jerry Karczewski finished with 19 points in the victory. more