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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 

LOCAL ROUNDUP: Warriors fall in GSAC title game

Friday’s Golden State Athletic Conference women’s soccer championship match paired two nationally-ranked teams, both coming in off playoff runs. Overtime wasn’t enough to settle the showdown between ninth-ranked Westmont and fifth-ranked Vanguard, with the title decided by a penalty-kick shootout. more

Westmont Women’s Soccer Falls on Penalty Kicks in GSAC Tourney Title Game

Westmont lost 4-1 to Vanguard in a penalty-kick shootout in the Golden State Athletic Conference women’s soccer tournament final on Friday at Vanguard. The teams played to a 1-1 tie through regulation and two overtime periods. more

Westmont Books a Spot in GSAC Soccer Final With 3-1 Win Over Master’s

Westmont put together two nice scoring plays in the first half and went on to defeat The Master’s 3-1 in a semifinal game of the Golden State Athletic Conference men’s soccer tournament on Thursday at Thorrington Field. The result advances the Warriors (9-4-3) to Saturday’s championship game against Hope International at 2 p.m. more

Augustinian Painting Unveiled for Westmont’s Beebe

Westmont trustee Walter Hansen and Bruce Herman, Lothlorien distinguished professor in fine arts at Gordon College, presented President Gayle D. Beebe and his wife, Pam, with a commissioned portrait of Saint Augustine on Oct. 27 in Westmont chapel. more

Westmont’s Greg Spencer Named Master Teacher

Greg Spencer, Westmont professor of communication studies, is the Western States Communication Association (WSCA) Communication and Instruction Interest Group’s 2018 Master Teacher. Spencer will speak on the Master Teacher panel in Santa Clara on Feb. 16. more

GSAC MEN’S SOCCER TOURNAMENT: Making a Big Late Run

It took a long run to the back post by Westmont College soccer player Yazi Hernandez to put the Warriors on the right path at Thorrington Field on Thursday. It was a four-year run, actually. more

Keeping the old hymns alive

Traditional hymns may be fading as churches look to contemporary music to attract younger crowds, but Dave Talbott is keeping the old music alive. … He went to Westmont College in Santa Barbara on a music scholarship and worked at Mount Hermon from the time he graduated. more

Carroll College women’s basketball downs Northwest University 74-33

HELENA — Carroll College showed no signs of tired legs as the Saints defeated Northwest University 74-33 in women’s basketball Thursday in the PE Center. … The Saints next game comes Nov. 18 against Westmont College in California. more

In Memoriam: Keith Julius Puccinelli, 1950-2017

Keith Puccinelli had a term to describe the essential quality of his work, no matter if it was his artwork or his design: It has Puccinality. Whatever he did had his unique being embedded in it. … His work is included in numerous private collections as well as area public collections such as the Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Westmont Ridley-Tree Museum of Art, Santa Barbara County Arts Commission, and the Berkus Collection. In 2010 FOTM, Focus on the Masters in Ventura, California, documented his artistic life. more