Yearly Archives: 2018

The Rev. Dr. Dwayne Snell

he Rev. Dr. Dwayne Snell of Tyler, MN, formerly of Tracy, MN and Hill City, SD, – The Rev. Dr. Dwayne Snell… Memorial service will be held on Wednesday, January 24, 2018, at 2:00 PM at the Hartquist Funeral Home, Utoft-Johansen Chapel in Tyler. … He majored in biology in college, graduating from Westmont College in Santa Barbara, California, in 1958. more

Round Table Luncheon: Westmont Basketball Coaches Talk Hope, Resiliency After Disaster in Montecito

In their presentations at Monday’s Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table press luncheon, Westmont men’s and women’s basketball coaches expressed their emotions and offered words of encouragement after the disaster in Montecito. more

SBART: Round Table reflects on tragedies of the winter

The Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table took a moment of silence — and Kirsten Moore eloquently overcame her own pause of having to choke back tears — while remembering those killed in the recent mudslides in Montecito. Moore, the women’s basketball coach at Montecito’s Westmont College, reflected upon her own personal loss while speaking to the young athletes and fellow coaches at Monday’s press luncheon at Harry’s Plaza Café. more

Montecito Fire department gets back to business following deadly storm

MONTECITO, Calif. – The Thomas Fire and deadly mudslides in Montecito delayed Montecito Fire Protection District meetings. For the first time since the disasters Montecito Fire Department’s top officials had a chance to meet with the district in the new year. They met at Westmont College. more

Harold A. Spencer

Hal Spencer, of Pacific City, OR passed away on January 16, 2018. Harold Alvin Spencer was born in Los Angeles in 1936 to Tim (Vernon) and Velma Spencer. He attended high school at Hollywood High School where he held the 1st place title for pole vaulting for 3 years, graduating in 1954. His education continued at Westmont College in Santa Barbara graduating in 1958, and as a graduate student at San Jose State and UCLA. more

Dwayne Snell

TYLER — Services for the Rev. Dr. Dwayne Snell, 81, of Tyler, formerly of Tracy and Hill City, South Dakota, will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Hartquist Funeral Home, Utoft-Johansen Chapel in Tyler. … He majored in biology in college, graduating from Westmont College in Santa Barbara, California, in 1958. more

SBART: Round Table reflects on tragedies of the winter

The Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table took a moment of silence — and Kirsten Moore eloquently overcame her own pause of having to choke back tears — while remembering those killed in the recent mudslides in Montecito. Moore, the women’s basketball coach at Montecito’s Westmont College, reflected upon her own personal loss while speaking to the young athletes and fellow coaches at Monday’s press luncheon at Harry’s Plaza Café. more

Santa Barbara High’s Juan Carlos Torres, Stephanie Yamada of UCSB Named Athletes of the Week

Juan Carlos Torres scored four goals for the Santa Barbara High boys soccer team in a pair of crosstown victories, while UCSB’s Stephanie Yamada claimed four big wins on the tennis court against Pac-12 powers UCLA and USC. … The other female athletes considered for the award include Thea Neushul (Dos Pueblos water polo), Kelly Bickett (Laguna Blanca soccer), Lauren McCoy (Westmont basketball) and Sarah Bates (UCSB basketball). more

LOCAL ROUNDUP: Vaqueros stumble in return home

In their first home game in more than two months, the Vaquero women found it hard to find the basket in a 52-39 basketball loss to Hancock College on Saturday at the Sports Pavilion. … Warrior senior guard Gerald Karczewski narrowly missed a three-point attempt at the end to give Westmont a shot in overtime in a road loss at The Master’s. more

Westmont Men Fall Short at Fourth-Ranked Master’s

Olisa Nwachie poured in 26 points and pulled down eight rebounds, but NAIA No. 20 Westmont came up bit short at No. 4 The Master’s, falling 74-71 in a first place men’s basketball showdown in the Golden State Athletic Conference. more