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DP’s Michael Elbert, San Marcos tennis duo of Samantha De Alba, Kelly Coulson Named Athletes of Week

Michael Elbert of the Dos Pueblos football team made the play of the game in the Channel League-opening win against Ventura. … The honorable mention choices for the awards include Alison Minnich (Dos Pueblos volleyball), Kiana Pisula (SBCC volleyball), Jeremiah Anderson (Westmont soccer), Jake Ballantine (Santa Barbara cross country), Rodney Michael (UCSB soccer), Leo Vargas (Carpinteria football). more

LOCAL ROUNDUP: Warriors fall just short to Lions

The top spot in the Golden State Athletic Conference men’s soccer standings was up for grabs in Saturday’s match between visiting Vanguard and Westmont. The sixth-ranked Lions got a Sebastian Cortez goal in the 16th minute for the game’s lone goal in a 1-0 victory over the Warriors at Thorrington Field. more

This Week in Local Sports

It’s Big Game Week in Santa Barbara. Santa Barbara and San Marcos clash for the 58th time in football on Friday night at Warkentin Stadium. The Dons lead the series 33-24. … Westmont vs. Missouri Baptist, at Columbia Tournament, 1 p.m. Westmont vs. Columbia College, 7 p.m. more

LOCAL ROUNDUP: Warriors land victory with ease

The sixth-ranked Westmont women’s volleyball team made quick work of The Master’s in Golden State Athletic Conference play on Friday — literally. The Warriors improved to 8-0 in GSAC play and 22-1 overall with a 25-17, 25-22, 25-16 victory over the Mustangs at Murchison Gym in a mere 80 minutes. more

Westmont Offense Slow in Loss to Vanguard

(SANTA BARBARA, Calif.) Westmont Men’s Soccer (5-3-3, 4-2 GSAC) dropped today’s Golden State Athletic Conference game against the Vanguard Lions (11-2, 6-0 GSAC) by a score of 1-0. The Warriors came into the game just a game behind the Lions for the coveted first place position in the GSAC. Today’s game played as expected – gritty and physical. more

Westmont Falls 1-0 to Vanguard in Battle of Goliaths

(SANTA BARBARA, Calif.) In a match-up of top-10 teams, #6 Westmont Women’s Soccer (10-2-1, 4-1-1 GSAC) fell 1-0 to #7 Vanguard (10-3, 6-0) in a Golden State Athletic Conference showdown at Thorrington Field. The Warriors had trouble generating offensive opportunities, tallying just three shots on goal – all in the second half. more

Westmont to Dedicate Leadership Center

President Gayle D. Beebe and the Westmont Board of Trustees will officially dedicate the new Global Leadership Center at 3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 13. The free, public ribbon-cutting ceremony will feature several speeches, the Westmont College Choir and conclude with a tour of the new 45,000-square-foot facility. more

Sam Neely, Brooklynn Cheney Power Westmont Past The Master’s

Right side hitter Samantha Neely connected for 11 kills and outside hitter Brooklyn Cheney added 10 more as NAIA No. 6 Westmont Volleyball (22-1, 8-0 GSAC) posted a three-set sweep (25-17, 25-22, 25-16) over The Master’s (7-11, 3-5). more

Westmont Lecture Looks at Death of Charity

Westmont alumnus David Batstone ’80, a former Silicon Valley venture capitalist whose current work engages human rights activism worldwide, will discuss Charity is Dead: Reinventing Compassion and World Change at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 17, in Hieronymus Lounge at Westmont’s Kerrwood Hall. more

LOCAL ROUNDUP: Gauchos land overtime road win

The UCSB men’s soccer team struggled in the early part of its schedule, but had found its rhythm going into Big West Conference play. …


 Jeremiah Anderson’s unassisted goal in the fourth minute of overtime pushed the Warriors (5-2-3, 4-1) to a Golden State Athletic Conference victory over the Royals (8-2-2, 4-1) at Thorrington Field. more