Westmont College will play for another National Championship in women’s basketball

Westmontscored more than three-quarters of its points from its inside game as theWarriors (26-6) advanced to the NAIA Women’s Basketball National ChampionshipGame with a 56-54 semifinal win over Wayland Baptist of Texas (27-7). more

Westmont College is into quarterfinals of NAIA National Tournament in women’s basketball

Freshman point guard Lauren Tsuneishi scored 20 points to lead one-seed Westmont (Calif.) over five-seed Loyola (La.) (77-65) and advance to the quarterfinal round of the 2018 NAIA Division I Women’s Basketball Championship presented by Wells Fargo. more

Boucher steps down as San Marcos boys basketball head coach

KEYT Sports is the first to report that San Marcos High School boys basketball head coach Landon Boucher has stepped down after an historic season. … Boucher, who played at Westmont College, went 88-34 in his four years at San Marcos. His teams never missed the playoffs and never won fewer than 19 games in a season. 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

Westmont Athletic Director Dave Odell helps rescue a friend during mudslides

Dave Odell answered the call for help from his friend Kathi King. She had to escape from her car that was floating down the road during the deadly mudslides in Montecito on Janauary 9, 2018. more

Santa Barbara marks ninth anniversary of destructive Tea Fire

SANTA BARBARA COUNTY, Calif. – This November 13 marks the ninth anniversary of the destructive Tea Fire in Santa Barbara County.

The flames broke out at 6:30 p.m. in the hills above Westmont College back in 2008 in an area known as the old Tea Gardens. more

Westmont Fire Brigade stands guard on campus as Thomas Fire rages on

MONTECITO, Calif. – A group of volunteer firefighters have been standing guard over Westmont College since the Thomas Fire broke out.

They are called the Fire Brigade, which was started after the devastating Tea Fire. more

Local Roundup: UCSB Hoops wins opener, DP falls in water polo, Hancock football wins

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – Local Sports Roundup for Saturday, November 11, 2017. Watch highlights of UCSB, DP water polo, Hancock and Cal Poly football. … Westmont women’s volleyball won the GSAC Tournament championship defeating Vanguard in five sets. They earn an automatic berth into the upcoming NAIA National Tournament. more 

Six female athletes sign NLI at Santa Barbara High School

Girl power was on full display at Santa Barbara High School. All six athletes that attended National Signing Day were females. Basketball star Cassandra Gordon signs with Georgetown University. … Linnea Skinner signs with Cal Poly for beach volleyball and soccer player Payton Wolf is off to Westmont College. more

Perfect 10: San Marcos HS has ten athletes going to the next level

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – It was a busy National Signing Day at San Marcos High School as ten athletes inked their National Letter of Intent. Track star Allie Jones signs with Stanford University. .. Three soccer players will continue their athletic careers. Addie Furrer commits to Portland State, Sydney Hess signs with Westmont College and the lone male signing at San Marcos Owen Bates is headed to Westmont as well for soccer. more