Santa Barbara News Press

SBART: Prep hardwood coaches say hellos and goodbyes

Jeff Azain, an assistant for Westmont coach John Moore, played for Halleck’s 1981 CIF-SS finalist team, with Moore noting that it was “the best high school team I’ve ever seen.” more

LOCAL ROUNDUP: Peus’ hot hand lights up Pioneer Valley

Westmont finished off the Menlo College-hosted event with an 87-69 victory over UC Merced, improving to 6-1 on the season. Sean Harman hit four 3-pointers as part of his team-high 19 points, while Hayden Anderson and Sam Bentz had 11 points each in the victory. more

COLLEGE ROUNDUP: Westmont teams suffer first defeats

Second-ranked Westmont College missed a trio of 3-point attempts in the final 28 seconds to fall short in its comeback attempt against No. 1 Mid America Nazarene, 56-53, in battle of the NAIA’s top two teams in the opener of the Rotary Classic Women’s Basketball Tournament on Friday in Jackson, Tenn. more

LOCAL ROUNDUP: SBCC takes big step toward State

Sam Bentz had 21 points, including two 3-pointers, to lead the Warriors past the Eagles. Cory Blau added 16 points and Sean Harman had 14 for Westmont (5-0), which won for the first time at Concordia since 2012. more

LOCAL ROUNDUP: Royals girls qualify for State Finals

Onward and upward the San Marcos girls cross country team marches, after Saturday’s performance in the CIF-Southern Section Division 2 Finals, held at the Riverside Golf Club… Haley Parzonko scored a golden goal early in the first period of overtime to give Westmont a 2-1 victory over Carroll in the tournament’s opening round. more

LOCAL ROUNDUP: Warriors burn up Flames

Morgan Haskin more than made her minutes of game time off the bench for No. 2 Westmont’s women’s basketball team worthwhile on Friday night. The junior paced the Warriors in their 91-55 victory over Bethesda with 20 points in 21 minutes, finishing with a 10-for-12 shooting line. more

LOCAL ROUNDUP: Warriors stay perfect with road win

Hayden Anderson and Jerry Karczewski each scored 14 points to help the No. 12 (NAIA) Westmont Men’s Basketball to an 82-69 win over Occidental on Thursday night in Los Angeles. more

Letters: Moving display on Veterans Day

It was a privilege to see a remarkable demonstration of patriotism on Nov. 12 at the Santa Barbara Veterans Memorial Building. Westmont’s orchestra and the Providence High School chorus performed for a large audience of veterans, their families and the general public. At least a half dozen World War II veterans were with us, all in their 90s, assisted by caregivers and using walkers or crutches for mobility. more

GHENO, Sr., Peter Dante

Peter Dante Gheno Sr., 73, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family after a brief battle with recurrent pancreatic cancer. He was welcomed into heaven by his son, Peter Dante Gheno Jr. (Rocky), on October 7, 2016… That led Peter to a career with Santa Barbara Research and eventually to a wonderful position at Westmont College, where he retired in 2008. more

LOCAL ROUNDUP: Warriors get a spike in the voting

Undefeated Westmont College, the top-ranked team in NAIA women’s volleyball, also dominated the voting for Golden State Athletic Conference honors. more