The Press-Enterprise

Inland college roundup: Monday, November 20

The La Sierra men’s basketball team fell to Westmont College 90-68 in their first game at the Hope International University Classic on Monday afternoon in Fullerton, Calif. more

Inland college roundup

Five athletes placed in the top three for the University of Redlands at the Westmont All-on-the-Line Open at Westmont College. more

James Russell Obituary

JAMES RUSSELL died peacefully at San Gorgonio Hospital on September 23, 2016 at the age of 75… He graduated from Westmont College with a degree in Sociology and Cal Lutheran with Master’s in Special Education. more

THE JOB FORCE: How summer interns learned lessons in leadership

To prepare students with the skills needed to thrive in leadership, Bank of America has selected five Inland high school juniors and seniors among 200 nationwide to be a part of their annual internship program. … M’Kya Williams, of Temecula, who is interning with the Boys and Girls Club of Southwest County in Temecula, graduated from Temecula Prep School and will attend Westmont College to study computer science. more

RIVERSIDE: La Sierra University hosts international music festival

La Sierra University, helping Riverside to bolster its moniker as “City of Arts and Innovation,” will showcase a three-week event starting Sunday, staging free public concerts from several acclaimed artists. …Started in 2008 at Westmont College in Santa Barbara by violinist Chan Ho Yun. more

RIVERSIDE: Updated ‘Pirates of Penzance’ full of surprises

Set aside whatever preconceptions you have of “The Pirates of Penzance.” John Blondell, 55, promises a fresh take on the Riverside Repertory Company’s production of the Gilbert and Sullivan operetta that he’s guest directing at The Box. …As a professor of theater arts at Westmont College in Santa Barbara, he did more than pump new blood into the 1879 musical. more

ALUMNI: Woodcrest grad enjoys record-setting performance

As a senior at the tiny Riverside Woodcrest Christian school in the spring of 2013, Becky Collier talked about her dream of one day competing in the Olympics. A year later, Collier, who just completed her freshman year at Westmont College, continues headlong toward that goal. more

COLLEGE SOCCER: One NAIA team with locals advances

Westmont, with two Inland players, is the last team with a local contingent still alive in the NAIA soccer women’s soccer championship.

The Santa Barbara school, 17-1-4, will face Northwood (Fla.) in a Friday semifinal after beating Davenport (Mich.) in Wednesday’s quarterfinal round of the tournament in Orange Beach, Ala. more

COLLEGE SOCCER: Inland players advance in NAIA playoffs

— Westmont downed Westminster (Utah) 4-1 on penalty kicks after the teams tied 2-2 in overtime. Neither of Westmont’s area players appeared in the game. Westmont faces Martin Methodist (Tenn.) Monday at 11:30 a.m. more

TRACK: Woodcrest star wins Mt. SAC heptathlon*

Becky Collier, a senior at Woodcrest Christian, won the heptathlon at the Mt. San Antonio College multis event, Saturday and Sunday in Walnut. … In the fall, Collier will attend Westmont College near Santa Barbara and train exclusively for the heptathlon. more