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TOP SPORTING EVENTS: OCTOBER 21-NOVEMBER 4

The Santa Barbara High Dons can clinch the “city championship” in football tonight (Fri., Oct. 29) when they face the Dos Pueblos Chargers at DP’s Scott O’Leary Stadium. Kickoff is at 7 p.m. The Dons have already beaten San Marcos. The Chargers, who play at San Marcos next week, not only can put itself themselves position to nab the city title, but they can stay in contention for the Channel League crown. The Chargers are 1-0 in the league and 4-3 overall. Santa Barbara is 1-1 and 2-6.

Bishop Diego hosts Grace Brethren on Saturday night at La Playa Stadium in a showdown between Frontier League leaders.

UCSB knows what it will take to finish on top of the Big West standings in men’s soccer. The Gauchos must win Saturday night at UC Irvine. Cal Poly ended the Gauchos’ seven-match winning streak with a 2-1 overtime victory Wednesday night, dropping them to 6-2-0 in the Big West. Irvine is 6-0-1 and could clinch at least a tie for the Big West crown by beating UCSB. The champion will have home-field advantage in the conference tournament.

Westmont College is vying for a fourth seed in the Golden State Athletic Conference women’s soccer tournament, which would give it a home game in the first round. The Warrior women close out the regular season on their Montecito pitch against Vanguard at noon Saturday, followed by the men’s match at 2:30 p.m.

Friday, October 29

High school girls volleyball – Tournament of Champions at Santa Barbara, 11 a.m.-7:45 p.m., and Dos Pueblos, 6-7:45 p.m.; Cate at Laguna Blanca, 6 p.m.

College women’s volleyball – Point Loma Nazarene at Westmont, 5 p.m.

High school football – Santa Barbara at Dos Pueblos, 7 p.m.; San Marcos at Ventura, 7 p.m.; Carpinteria at Oak Park, 7:30 p.m.

College women’s soccer – West L.A. at SBCC, 7 p.m.; UCSB at Cal Poly, 7 p.m.

Saturday, October 30

High school girls volleyball – Tournament of Champions at Santa Barbara, 9 a.m.-6:15 p.m., and Dos Pueblos, 9 a.m.-10:45 a.m.

High school football (8-man) –Dunn at Cate, 2 p.m.; Laguna Blanca at Ojai Valley, 2 p.m.

College women’s soccer – Vanguard at Westmont, 12 p.m.

College men’s soccer – Vanguard at Westmont, 2:30 p.m.; UCSB at UC Irvine, 8 p.m.

College football – SBCC at Glendale, 6 p.m.

High school football – Grace Brethren at Bishop Diego, SBCC La Playa Stadium, 7 p.m.

College women’s volleyball – San Diego Christian at Westmont, 7 p.m.; UCSB at Long Beach State, 7 p.m.

Monday, November 1

Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table press luncheon, Harry’s Plaza Café, 12 p.m.

Tuesday, November 2

High school boys water polo – Ventura at Santa Barbara, 3:15 p.m.

High school girls volleyball – Nordhoff at Bishop Diego, 6 p.m.; Fillmore at Carpinteria, 6 p.m.

College men’s soccer – Glendale at SBCC, 7 p.m.

College women’s volleyball – UC Riverside at UCSB, 7 p.m.

Thursday, November 4

High school boys water polo – San Marcos at Dos Pueblos, 3:15 p.m.

High school girls volleyball – San Marcos at Dos Pueblos, 6 p.m.; St. Bonaventure at Bishop Diego, 6 p.m.

Friday, November 5

High school girls volleyball – Dunn at Laguna Blanca, 6 p.m.

High school football – Dos Pueblos at San Marcos, 7 p.m.; Santa Barbara at Buena, 7 p.m.; Bishop Diego vs. Villanova Prep at Nordhoff, 7 p.m.; Nordhoff at Carpinteria, 7:30 p.m.

College men’s soccer – Moorpark at SBCC, 7 p.m.

Saturday, November 6

Running – Select Staffing Santa Barbara International Marathon, Dos Pueblos High School to SBCC, 6:30 a.m. Half Marathon, Tuckers Grove to SBCC, 6:30 a.m. sbimarathon.com.

Roller derby—V-Town Derby Dames at Mission City Brawlin’ Betties, Earl Warren Showgrounds, 5 p.m.

College football – West L.A. at SBCC, La Playa Stadium, 6 p.m.

High school football (8-man) –Laguna Blanca at Dunn 2 p.m.; Cate at Thacher, 3 p.m.

College men’s soccer – UC Riverside at UCSB, 7 p.m.

College women’s volleyball – Cal Poly at UCSB, 7 p.m.

Monday, November 8

Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table press luncheon, Harry’s Plaza Café, 12 p.m.

Tuesday, November 9

College men’s soccer – Canyons at SBCC, 7 p.m.

College women’s volleyball – The Master’s at Westmont, 7 p.m.

Wednesday, November 10

College men’s soccer – Big West Tournament semifinals.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Saturday, November 20UCSB Recreation Turkey Trot, 5K-10K walk/run, UCen lawn, 8:30 a.m. gauchosplay.com.

Saturday, November 27 – Red Rock 40-Mile Trail Run, Los Padres National Forest Red Rock day use area, 6 a.m. allwedoisrun.com.

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