Recent Press

College Report: RAL grad Cathcart leads nation in HRs

One year ago, Madison Cathcart was a wide-eyed freshman first baseman settling into playing Division I softball at Seattle University. Now, the R.A. Long graduate has exploded onto the national stage as one of the top power hitters in the nation. … The Warriors qualified for the NAIA Golden State Athletic Conference Tournament, but fell 98-74 in the opening round to Westmont College. Rakoz played 18 minutes and had no points. more

Westmont Men Open NAIA Nationals Against Dillard

The Westmont men’s basketball team received a berth into the NAIA National Tournament and will open against Dillard University of Louisiana on Wednesday in Kansas City, Mo. more

Westmont Women Receive a Top-Seeding for NAIA Nationals

Westmont Women’s Basketball has received one of four top-seedings  in the 2018 NAIA Women’s Basketball National Championship that begins next week at the Rimrock Auto Arena at MetraPark in Billings, Montana. more

COLLEGE ROUNDUP: Muller’s homer powers Westmont win

Austin Muller knocked in four runs with a single and a home run to lead Westmont College to a 12-9 over visiting Bethesda. Bay Buckley got the pitching win for the Warriors (14-9), allowing just one run in three innings. more

January Sadness to March Madness

In the wake of destructive flames and deadly debris flows, the resiliency of the greater Santa Barbara community has been manifest in many ways. … Westmont College will be dancing with the stars in both NAIA national basketball tournaments next week: the women’s team at Billings, Montana, and the men’s at Kansas City. Coach Kirsten Moore’s Warrior women (22-6) assured themselves a high seeding among the 32 teams by winning the Golden State Athletic Conference Tournament in Phoenix on Monday night, edging Vanguard 48-46. more

Westmont Men Fall to No. 1 Master’s in GSAC Tournament Final

A late run by Westmont wasn’t enough to catch top-ranked The Master’s, and the Warriors fell, 88-73, in the Golden State Athletic Conference Men’s Basketball Tournament championship game on Monday night at Arizona Christian. more

Westmont Women Step Up in 4th Quarter, Rally Past Vanguard for GSAC Tourney Title

For the third year in a row, Westmont Women’s Basketball won the Golden State Athletic Conference Tournament Championship. This year, the Warriors defeated No. 7-ranked Vanguard by a score of 48-46. more

LOCAL ROUNDUP: Gauchos’ bid for sweep falls short

At one point during Monday’s non-conference baseball series finale, UCSB trailed visiting Penn State by as many as six runs. … The fourth-ranked Westmont women claimed their third straight conference championship, and the automatic berth into the NAIA Tournament, with a 48-46 victory over No. 7 Vanguard in Phoenix. more

SBART: Royals look to the future on the hardwood

Stefan Korfas, son of San Marcos High Hall of Famer Jon Korfas, knows all about the history of the school’s basketball program. … Westmont College athletic director Dave Odell helped his son Walker coach San Marcos’ junior varsity during summer league when such star Royals as Ryan Godges, David Frohling, and Nate Fay were between their freshmen and sophomore years. more

Westmont Baseball Extinguishes Bethesda

Westmont Baseball (14-9) defeated the Flames of Bethesda (5-13-1) this afternoon by a score of 12-9. Junior outfielder Austin Muller went two for four at the plate with four RBIs and a home run to help lead the Warriors. more