Yearly Archives: 2018

Santa Barbara County Tells Utility Companies to Plan for Future Debris Flows

Santa Barbara County emergency officials developed new pre-storm evacuation procedures, and are telling utility companies to make contingency plans for future debris flows, including having repair crews in the Montecito area so they don’t get stuck on the wrong side of a Highway 101 closure. … The same warning goes for institutional customers, such as Casa Dorinda and Westmont College, she said. more

Westmont Men Drop Regular-Season Finale, Seeded 3rd for GSAC Tournament

Westmont Men’s Basketball was outscored 24-6 run by Hope International (25-4, 11-3 GSAC) in the last five minutes and suffered a 74-57 loss in the GSAC regular season finale on Saturday in Fullerton. more

Lauren McCoy Leads Westmont Past Hope; Warriors No. 1 for GSAC Tourney

Lauren McCoy tallied 20 points while Jae Ferrin and Lauren Tsuneishi added 15 apiece as No. 4 Westmont Women’s Basketball (20-6, 12-2 GSAC) posted a 64-58 win over Hope International (18-12, 5-9) in the final Golden State Athletic Conference game of the regular season. more

LOCAL ROUNDUP: Dons’ bid for CIF-SS water polo title falls short

The Santa Barbara High girls water polo team was mere seconds away from sending its CIF-Southern Section Division 2 championship game against Newport Harbor into overtime. … Westmont finished tied with Hope for second place with matching 11-3 records. The Warriors finish the regular season with a 22-6 record overall. more

LOCAL ROUNDUP: Gauchos open Big West with victory

The UCSB men’s volleyball team took to the floor at Rob Gym on Friday night to face UC San Diego in the first Big West Conference match contested in men’s volleyball. … Westmont racked up 16 hits in the victory, including four homers, to help erase an early three-run Menlo lead with a four-run third inning. more

Westmont Escapes With Overtime Win at Vanguard

Westmont worked overtime to defeat Vanguard, 80-76, in a Golden State Athletic Conference men’s basketball game on Thursday in Costa Mesa. more

LOCAL ROUNDUP: Warriors reel in GSAC road win

The eighth-ranked Westmont men’s basketball team closed a 10-point deficit in the last 3:30 of regulation and prevailed in overtime for an 80-76 win at Vanguard on Thursday to stay in contention for a share of the Golden State Athletic Conference regular season title. more

Westmont Women Suffer Cold Shooting Night, Lose at Vanguard

Westmont Women’s Basketball, ranked fourth in the NAIA, saw its nine-game winning streak come to an end at No. 9 Vanguard  as the Lions beat the Warriors 44-40. The Warriors struggled offensively, making just 11 of 43 from the floor (25.6 percent). more

LOCAL ROUNDUP: OT defeat ends Patriots’ CIF run

Providence’s boys basketball run in the CIF-Southern Section playoffs came to an end Tuesday with a 73-68 overtime quarterfinal loss to Foothill Tech. … Designated hitter Zack Mendez led Westmont (10-6) with two hits, two RBIs and a run scored. more

COLLEGE ROUNDUP: Big West honors Gaucho center

UCSB center Drew Edelman was named at Big West Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Week leading the Gauchos to a pair of key home victories. …

WESTMONT 6, UC SANTA CRUZ 3

Doubles were the difference as the Warriors (3-1) swept all three sets for their road victory. more