Recent Press

Erick Nisich, Olivia Kistler of Dos Pueblos Named Athletes of the Week

Dos Pueblos swept the Athlete of the Week awards at Monday’s Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table press luncheon at the Earl Warren Showgrounds. … The athletes who were honorable mention choices for the award include Leland King II (UCSB men’s basketball), Stef Korfas (San Marcos boys basketball), Lauren McCoy (Westmont women’s basketball), Drew Edelman (UCSB women’s basketball) and Alondra Jimenez (Santa Barbara High girls basketball). more

SBCC’s Alana Ochoa Wins Discus at Westmont Sunshine Open

Alana Ochoa started her track & field season on a good note as she won the discus and took second in the shot put and weight throw at the Sunshine Open at Westmont College on Saturday. The Vaqueros were the only community college competing against NAIA schools and athletes from the Santa Barbara Track Club. more

Students make sense of imaginary numbers

About 56 students from seven California high schools came together Saturday to compete in the 30th annual Westmont College Mathematics Contest. About 56 students from seven California high schools came together Saturday to compete in the 30th annual Westmont College Mathematics Contest. more

LOCAL ROUNDUP: Chargers take So.Cal Invite crown

With a pair of wins Saturday, the Dos Pueblos girls water polo team won it first Southern California Tournament since 2011 in Irvine. … Olisa Nwachie led the Warriors with 20 points, on 7-of-12 shooting, with Gerald Karczewski adding 17 and Sean Harmon 14 in a GSAC win at Jessup. Westmont is now 18-4 overall and 8-1 in conference, while Jessup falls to 17-8 and 3-6. more

Six Owls Win Individual Events At Sunshine Open

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — Six Oregon Tech athletes picked up individual victories Saturday at the Westmont College Sunshine Indoor Open track and field meet, while All-American Seth Gretz opened his multi-events season with a second-place finish in the men’s heptathlon. more


James “Jim” Crabbe Jim Crabbe passed away at home suddenly on January 28, surrounded by his wife and daughter. He was born on Dec. 11, 1945 to Theodore Crabbe and Ray Elsner at Crow Agency, Montana, where his father was a doctor. Jim graduated from Danforth High School in Illinois, and Westmont College in Santa Barbara. more

SVT Works Progress Austin: House Play by Diana Lynn Small

Salvage Vanguard Theater (SVT) is proud to announce the winter Works Progress Austin (WPA) workshop, House Play by Diana Lynn Small. Two FREE performances of this work-in-progress will run February 3rd at 5:30pm and 7:30pm at the Susanna Dickinson Museum. … Marie Ponce is an actor, teacher and strength coach residing in Southern California. She holds a B.A. in Theatre and English from Westmont College and splits her theatre making between L.A. and Santa Barbara. more

Turner, Glen David (Dayton)

Dr. Glen David Turner, 90, of Dayton, passed away on Friday morning, February 2, 2018, at Laurelbrook. … Dr. Turner taught at Bryan College from 1973-1974. He and his wife were missionaries in Ecuador and he was a Wycliff missionary before and after teaching at Bryan. He received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Westmont College and his Ph.D. at University of Indiana in Bloomington, In. more

Balanced Attack Leads Westmont Men Past William Jessup

Westmont maintained its grip on second place in the Golden State Athletic Conference standings by recording an 80-71 win over The Warriors of William Jessup on Saturday afternoon in Rocklin. more

Lauren McCoy’s Double-Double Sparks Westmont Women Over William Jessup

Lauren McCoy recorded her third double-double in as many games as sixth-ranked Westmont Women’s Basketball (15-5, 8-1 GSAC) posted a 55-52 Golden State Athletic Conference win over William Jessup (11-13, 2-7) on Saturday afternoon in Rocklin. more