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Toreros Head to Hawaii for Their First Road Matches

This weekend the Toreros (1-1) head to Hawaii to play both Hawaii and CSUN…CSUN just came off a dominating victory in their home opener against Westmont College where they won 7-0. more

Colorado soccer players committing on National Signing Day 2017

The following is a list of local soccer players who signed to play in college on National Signing Day, Feb. 1, 2017… Brianna Johnson, Westmont College, Littleton. more

Arizona Wildcats baseball team eager to write next chapter

This wasn’t the first time this new team had assembled. But Friday did mark the Arizona Wildcats’ first official practice since the calendar flipped to 2017… Right-handed pitcher Matt Hartman has transferred to Westmont College in Santa Barbara, California. Hartman made 10 appearances last season as a sophomore, posting a 6.55 ERA in 11 innings. more

Grand Opening Festivities at McBean Stadium Rescheduled

Jessup’s Warriors is a member of the Golden State Athletic Conference. The league consists of Arizona Christian University, Biola University, Hope International University, Menlo College, San Diego Christian College, The Master’s College, Vanguard University, and Westmont College. more

Sam Clay, Miles Nordgren and Daniel Kihle promoted to Fort Myers Chris Ibarra to 7-day DL; Four players arrive from Elizabethton

The Cedar Rapids Kernels and Minnesota Twins announce a series of roster moves involving eight players. Brad Steil, Director of Minor League Operations for the Twins, announced the move. And, pitchers Max Cordy and Andrew Vasquez and outfielders Christian Cavaness and Casey Scoggins join the Kernels from Elizabethton (APPY). The Twins selected Vasquez in the 32nd round of the 2015 First Year Player Draft out of Westmont (CA) College. He made 12 relief appearances for the GCL Twins in 2015, posting no record and a 2.92 ERA. In 17 IP, he allowed 10 hits and 10 runs (four earned) with 15 walks and 22 strikeouts. more

Art Without Limits to Present Professional Dance Panel With Christopher Pilafian, Christina Sanchez

Dance artist, choreographer, educator, visual artist and artistic director ofSanta Barbara Dance Theater, Christopher Pilafian, will be joined by Christina Sanchez and a panel of professional dancers from a variety of genres to give words of wisdom for those who are embarking on careers as dancers from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, May 10, 2016, at Art From Scrap Gallery. …Sanchez is currently a member of UCSB’s Santa Barbara Dance Theater under Pilafian’s direction. She also teaches modern dance technique at Westmont College and at UCSB.  more

COLLEGE ROUNDUP: Westmont women win GSAC tennis

Westmont College, regular-season GSAC co-champion with Arizona Christian, left no doubt in the league tournament, beating the Firestorm 5-0 in the final at Indian Wells.

Senior Lauren Stratman, a former Dos Pueblos High star, led the victory by winning her match at No. 1 singles, 6-1, 6-2, and joining freshman Isabel Lee for an 8-2 victory at No. 1 doubles. more

Mythical Selkies Tell Haunting Tale in ‘Second Skin’

There’s nothing quite like sitting around a campfire and hearing a spooky story. Even better if you’re at a firepit on the beach at sunset — and the ghostly element of the tale is a selkie, a mythical creature that’s a seal in the water, but can shed its skin and take human form. Female form. As the evening darkens, so does the narrative. …The sound may be more controllable indoors (there are two performances, April 15-16, at Westmont College in Santa Barbara), where there’s no competition from the surf. But the beach setting is perfect for this fascinating and haunting play. You may never see seals the same. more

Wordless worship: What ashes to beauty looks like at one Longmont church

Other Christian artists, such as Lisa DeBoer, an art professor at the conservative, California-based Westmont College, makes a case for the practical applications of a broader aesthetic experience in Protestant churches. She named the roles for art that qualify as appropriate for worship: “Art can create identity. Art can define space. Art can dramatize the parts of worship. Art can interpret the sacraments. Art can shape movement. Art can mark time. Art can anchor memory.” more

Karlie Storkson: ‘She’s about helping others’

On the basketball court, Karlie Storkson plays with passion, purpose and a determination to always do her best.

Away from basketball, she lives her life much the same way.

The 21-year-old Storkson, a Lynnwood resident and a 2012 graduate of King’s High School in north Seattle, is a senior at Westmont College in Santa Barbara, California. She is a three-year letter winner in basketball, and in 2013 helped Westmont win the NAIA national championship. A sprinter on the school’s track and field team, she has earned All-America recognition. more