The Horizon

Westmont’s predictions for the young NFL season

Annika Bahnsen, Staff Writer

September 25, 2020

With the stadiums empty and the crowds at home, the National Football League (NFL) season has kicked off and week one is in the books. American football is one of the most popular sports in America, with the NFL receiving millions...

Westmont athletes rejoice as professional sports return to the big screen

Alexis Mitchell, Staff Writer

September 25, 2020

It has been a rather upsetting year for sports fans as most professional leagues either temporarily suspended or postponed their seasons due to COVID-19. Even though this decision was necessary, some groups felt that void more...

From Warrior to Cub

From Warrior to Cub

September 25, 2020

Mo(o)re than just a coach

Phebe Chang, Staff Writer

September 25, 2020

Behind every great team, there is always a great leader, and for Westmont’s women’s basketball team, that leader is Kirsten Moore. This year, Coach Moore celebrates 15 years at Westmont College. Throughout her tenure, she has ...

Fall sports seniors reflect on postponed seasons

Alexis Mitchell, Staff Writer

September 18, 2020

As we enter our sixth month of quarantine, it is easy to recognize that many things are not quite the same anymore. As the words “if” and “when” become a lot more frequent in our vocabulary, they are of high impor...

Cultivating maturity of mind, body, and spirit during a pandemic

Kelli Burell, Staff Writer

September 18, 2020

With chaos surrounding us by way of a pandemic and wildfires, it is easy to put things like next season’s sports on the back-burner, but the question remains: What does the future hold for Westmont’s student athletes? ...

COVID-19 calls for creative at-home training

Phebe Chang, Staff Writer

September 18, 2020

Since March, students have been thrown into a vat COVID-19 related challenges, including distance learning, that has forced them to adapt. Athletes in particular have been hit with major difficulties — seasons cut short ...

Maud Ranger: Santa Barbara to Scotland

Annika Bahnsen, Staff Writer

September 18, 2020

Due to COVID-19, last year was one of the most historic athletic seasons. Nevertheless, the Westmont women's basketball team went 27-3, ending their short season in the number one seed in the Golden State Athletic Conferenc...

COVID-19’s Potential Impact on Fall Sports

Keilani Mayo, Staff Writer

April 8, 2020

During this time of quarantine, the sports world is wondering, “When will sports be back in our lives?” The NBA has postponed its season, colleges across the nation have ended their seasons, and every sport off-season trai...

2020 Tokyo Olympics Postponed to 2021

Phebe Chang, Staff Writer

April 8, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced the Tokyo 2020 Olympics to be postponed. There was an announcement made on March 24, stating that the Olympics would be held next year, in 2021.  The President of the International Olympic C...

Will the MLS Return on May 11th?

Hunter Sipe, Staff Writer

April 8, 2020

As of recently, MLS has extended its season suspension until May 11, 2020. The question that we are all asking in the sports world: is this return date realistic? With President Donald Trump announcing the extension of social distanc...

NCAA and NAIA Give Spring Athletes Another Season of Eligibility

Hunter Sipe, Staff Writer

April 8, 2020

On May 16, the NAIA released a statement saying that due to the spring sports season cancellation, they will not charge any spring athlete with a year of eligibility. They released this after the NCAA decided to give all spring...

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