Yearly Archives: 2018

Westmont Men Headed to Championship Game

For the first time since the Warriors won the GSAC Men’s Basketball Tournament in 2000, Westmont Men’s Basketball (24-6) will be returning to the championship game. The 14th-ranked Warriors earned the championship berth with a 90-83 win over #8 Hope International (25-5). more

Krupa Leads Westmont Women to Semifinal Win

Sophomore Joy Krupa tallied 19 points and 12 rebounds to lead #4 Westmont Women’s Basketball (21-6) to a 59-50 Golden State Athletic Conference Tournament semifinal win over The Master’s (19-10) on Saturday afternoon in Fultz Memorial Gym on the campus of Arizona Christian. It was Krupa’s sixth double-double of the season. She also had three assists and two blocks. more

LOCAL ROUNDUP: SM, DP advance in CIF State Regional

The San Marcos and Dos Pueblos girls water polo teams — who battled for a CIF-SS Division 1 title last week — both advanced to the CIF SoCal Championships with decisive wins Friday at Segerstrom High School in Santa Ana. … Westmont takes on Hope International today in a semifinal game. more

Kyle Scalmanini Leads Way for Westmont in GSAC Tourney Opener

Freshman Kyle Scalmanini made 8 of 10 shots and scored 21 points to lead Westmont to a 98-74 win over William Jessup in the first-round of the Golden State Athletic Conference Tournament on Friday at Arizona Christian in Phoenix. more

Girls Inc. Carpinteria Names New Board Members

Girls Inc. of Carpinteria, has announced the three new members have joined its Board of Trustees — Terri Allison, Orlando Hernandez and Lori Pearce. … Hernandez attended Westmont College, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in political science and sociology. more

‘The worst of the storm has passed’

The winter storm that led to a mandatory evacuation for tens of thousands from Carpinteria to Goleta has produced some impressive rain totals, but so far nothing that has compromised local hillsides and creeks like the deadly storm in January. … In addition to City College, classes are in session at UCSB and Westmont College (beginning at 11:30 a.m.) more

LOCAL ROUNDUP: Westmont duo on All-GSAC team

Westmont College senior captain Jerry Karczewski and junior forward Olisa Nwachie have been named to the All-Golden State Athletic Conference basketball team. more

ART REVIEW: Ceremonial Splendor, Empowered Objects

Exotic intrigue and tribal tradition naturally emanates in the rich, fascinating compendium of three-dimensional work in the exhibition “Africa, Through its Sculpture: Highlights from the Lifshitz Collection,” currently at the Westmont Ridley-Tree Museum of Art. more

Billy Graham was ‘the last nonpartisan evangelical’?

In the wake of Billy Graham’s death, several major media outlets ran columns suggesting that the evangelist was the “last nonpartisan evangelical,” comparing him favorably with his decidedly partisan son Franklin. … Nor are the presidents of similar leading institutions: Calvin College in Michigan, Gordon College in Massachusetts, Westmont College in California and so on. more

Girls Inc. welcomes new board members

Girls Inc. of Carpinteria added new members Terri Allison, Orlando Hernandez and Lori Pearce to its Board of Trustees. “Our new additions to the Board of Trustees are leaders in the nonprofit/education, finance and technology sectors who demonstrate what it means to be strong, smart and bold—in both the workplace and the community,” said Victoria Juarez, executive director of Girls Inc. Carpinteria. … He attended Westmont College, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in political science and sociology. more