This past weekend featured a big GSAC match for the men’s and women’s tennis teams as they collided with the Arizona Christian University Firestorm. Coming into this match, the women had lost three consecutive matches. On the plus side, they had beat- en the Firestorm 8-1 in their previous meeting this year. Starting at doubles #3 were Delaney Roche and Tatum Phil- lips, at doubles #2 were Cade Pierson and Taylor Cheung-Da- monte, and lastly at doubles #1 were Isabel Lee and Peyton Trebisk...


Facing the Firestorm

by Caleb Soto

Time to read: 3 minutes
about 2 months ago

The final match of the GSAC season for Warriors' tennis was this past Saturday, as well as Senior Day for luke Whalen, Christian Mathis, and Austin Lee. First up on the day were the women as they took on San Diego Christian, a team they lost to 2-7 the last time they faced off. At Singles #1, Isabel Lee lost a tough three setter 7-5, 0-6, 1-6. Playing at Singles #2 was Cade Pierson, who lost 4-6, 2-4. Peyton Trebisky played at Singles #3 where she won 6-2, 7-6 (7-3). Tatum Phillips lost at...


Men win, women lose to SDCC

by Caleb Soto

Time to read: 3 minutes
about 2 months ago

This past week, the men’s and women’s tennis teams played in the annual GSAC (Golden State Athletic Conference) tournament. Unfortunately, despite their tremendous efforts, both teams fell just short of winning the title. On Thursday, the women’s team, who has an overall record of 9-11, took on Arizona Christian in the opening match of the tournament. The Warriors started their first match on a positive note and went 3-0 in doubles. The Warriors continued playing with the same intensity d...


Settling for second

by Christa Kurkjian

Time to read: 3 minutes
about 2 months ago

Having concluded very successful careers as Westmont Warriors, seniors Gerald Karczewski and Noah Blanton have decided to play professional basketball in Hong Kong this upcoming year. Both Karczewski and Blanton were huge assets for the Warriors throughout their time at Westmont, and their choice to continue playing is understandable due to their talent, drive, and clear passion for the game. Because of Head Coach John Moore’s connections, they are able to continue playing the game they lo...


Jerry Karczewski, Noah B...

by Christa Kurkjian

Time to read: 2 minutes
about 2 months ago

The men’s and women’s track and field teams hosted the Sunshine Indoor Open track meet this past weekend, the Warriors’ second meet of their indoor season. Contrary to previous years, it was a beautiful sunny day during this meet, when it usually has been a gloomy, rainy day. The Warriors embraced the beautiful weather and put up an incredible fight with outstanding times and a few athletes qualifying for Nationals. Overall, the Warriors competed well and put up a good fight against the op...


Warriors shine at Sunshi...

by Christa Kurkjian

Time to read: 2 minutes
about 2 months ago

Coming off of two impressive wins at home at last week, the men’s and women’s basketball team eyed a successful road-trip in hopes of adding to their 6-1 records in conference play. First up was the Menlo College Oaks of Atherton. The evening began with the women looking to once again beat the Oaks having won 60-51 last time the two schools clashed. The first quarter was even and ended with an 11-11 tie. In the second quarter, Menlo came out as the aggressor and had a 12-1 run and holding ...


Warriors' basketball con...

by Caleb Soto

Time to read: 3 minutes
about 2 months ago

The Westmont baseball team opened up its season with two double headers this past weekend at home against Ottawa University Arizona, who is competing in its first ever season as a baseball program. The Warriors started off their season with high energy and a sense of determination, going on to sweep the four-game series to start the season a perfect 4-0. On Friday, during the first game of its season, the baseball team won 6-2, and also won its second game 5-0. During the first game, junio...


Sweeping things off

by Christa Kurkjian

Time to read: 2 minutes
about 2 months ago

Two pivotal Golden State Athletic Conference (GSAC) matchups for both the Westmont men’s and women’s basketball teams last week. Both teams picked up two wins apiece. The Warriors first squared off against Hope International University on Thursday. For the women, both schools were coming into this game with a 4-1 record in conference play. Westmont, however, had the better overall record of 11-4. The Warriors got off to a quick start taking the first quarter by storm with the score bein...


Climbing up the Standings

by Caleb Soto

Time to read: 3 minutes
about 2 months ago

For the third year in a row, the #4 Westmont women’s basketball team won the Golden State Athletic Conference (GSAC) Tournament to earn an automatic bid into the NAIA National Tournament, doing so with a 48-46 victory over #7 Vanguard. The Warriors had the number one seed going into the tournament after winning the GSAC regular season title, earning a first round bye before taking on The Master’s University Mustangs in the semifinals on Saturday. Westmont was triumphant over The Master’s U...


Three-peat

by Christa Kurkjian

Time to read: 3 minutes
about 2 months ago

The NAIA Indoor National Championship took place this past weekend in Pittsburg, Kansas, where six male and eight female Westmont Track and Field athletes were showcased. In total, eight Warriors earned All-American honors. As a team, the Westmont women finished tied for 20th, while the men placed tied for 23rd. Pieter Top, Jackson Nemitz, and Anthony Cota competed in the men’s heptathlon. On Day 1 of the competition, Top won the 60 meter dash with a time of 6.98 seconds. He also finished ...


Warriors reap 7 All-Amer...

by Caleb Soto

Time to read: 3 minutes
about 2 months ago

After a week off from playing, the men’s tennis team had three straight matches last week, two of which were scrimmages. Their first scrimmage saw the Cerritos Community College travel up to Westmont on Thursday. The Falcons are a tricky team and recognized as having one of the top community college tennis programs in California. The Warriors were also without Luke Whalen for the whole match, and Christian Mathis for the singles portion, so the team had to step it up a level to compete. Since...


Battling the Storm

by Caleb Soto

Time to read: 3 minutes
about 2 months ago

This past weekend, the Warriors’ tennis teams headed south to San Diego where they faced off against Point Loma on Friday followed by their first conference match of the season against San Diego Christian. For the women, Point Loma was coming in with a 5-2 record, while the Warriors had a 3-1 record. Friday was just not the Warriors’ day as they were swept 0-9 by the Sea Lions. In singles, Point Loma won in straight-sets for all their matches. Doubles showcased tighter match play with Cad...


Catching the Roadbug

by Caleb Soto

Time to read: 3 minutes
about 2 months ago

The Westmont’s men’s and women’s basketball teams both concluded the Golden State Athletic Conference (GSAC) regular season this past week, playing road games against Vanguard University and Hope International University. Both teams won one and lost one game before the GSAC Tournament began this weekend. On Thursday, both teams travelled to Vanguard University where the men’s team was triumphant, while the women’s team lost. It was a close game for the men’s team, causing the game to go t...


Onto the Postseason

by Christa Kurkjian

Time to read: 3 minutes
about 2 months ago

Westmont’s baseball team hosted the Vanguard University Lions for their first GSAC (Golden State Athletic Conference) home series of the young season, but unfortunately, the Warriors were only triumphant in one of the three games they played this past weekend. On Friday, the Warriors lost the first game of the series, 10-5. The Vanguard Lions had an early lead over the Westmont Warriors, which made it difficult for them to come back. By the end of the fourth inning, the Lions were already ...


Caught in the Lions' Den

by Christa Kurkjian

Time to read: 3 minutes
about 2 months ago

UK goes 55 hours without coal The United Kingdom has completed a 55-hour period in which the entire country used zero coal for energy. Great Britain was the first country to use coal as an energy resource in 1882, and this week’s milestone marks the first time in 136 years that the country has halted coal use for more than two days. The nation’s previous coal-free record was 40 hours in October 2017. According to The Independent, about 60 percent of the UK’s power came from low-emission an...


International News Updat...

by Wesley Stenzel

Time to read: 4 minutes
about 2 months ago