A month into the football season, three area high school teams are still unbeaten. All three will be tested on the road this weekend. San Marcos (5-0) faces Nordhoff, also unbeaten, in Ojai on Friday night, while Carpinteria (5-0) travels to Santa Monica Catholic. Bishop Diego (4-0) meets 2012 state finalist Santa Fe Christian at 2 p.m. Saturday in Solana Beach.
SBCC puts its perfect record (4-0) on the line Saturday at La Playa Stadium against L.A. Southwest.
UCSB opens Big West Conference soccer action with four matches at Harder Stadium. The Gaucho men (5-4) face Cal State Fullerton on Friday night and UC Riverside on Sunday. The women’s team (6-4-1) takes on Long Beach State and UC Irvine.
The Gaucho women’s volleyball team plays host to Cal Poly in a Blue-Green rivalry match Satuday night.
Westmont College plays its homecoming soccer match Saturday against San Diego Christian. At halftime of the men’s game, the 2012-13 Warrior women’s basketball team will receive NAIA championship rings in a special ceremony.
SPECIAL OLYMPICS FUNDRAISER
Saturday, 10/5: Fourth annual Tennis Classic, Santa Barbara Tennis Club, 1 pm. sosc.org.
Saturday, 10/5: Mission City Brawlin’ Betties B vs. Beach Cities Riptide Rollers, Earl Warren Showgrounds, 5 pm.
Friday, 10/4: Men’s soccer – Citrus at SBCC, 2 pm.; Cal State Fullerton at UCSB, 7 pm. Women’s soccer – UC Irvine at UCSB, 5 pm.; L.A. Pierce at SBCC, 7 pm.
Saturday, 10/5: Men’s soccer – San Diego Christian at Westmont, 12 pm. Football – L.A. Southwest at SBCC, 1 pm. Men’s water polo – Alumni at UCSB, 1 pm. Women’s soccer – San Diego Christian at Westmont, 2:30 pm. Women’s volleyball – Cal Poly at UCSB, 7 pm.; Biola at Westmont, 7 pm.
Sunday, 10/6: Women’s soccer – Long Beach State at UCSB, 1 pm. Men’s soccer – UC Riverside at UCSB, 5 pm.
Tuesday, 10/8:Men’s soccer – Santa Monica at SBCC, 2 pm. Women’s soccer – Moorpark at SBCC, 7 pm.
Wednesday, 10/9: Women’s volleyball – L.A. Pierce at SBCC, 6 pm.
HIGH SCHOOL HIGHLIGHTS
Thursday, 10/3: Girls volleyball – San Marcos at Dos Pueblos, 6 pm.
Friday, 10/4: Cross country – Dos Pueblos Invitational, Shoreline Park, 1 p.m. Football – Pacifica at Santa Barbara, 7 pm.; San Juan Hills at Dos Pueblos, 7 pm. Cabrillo at Santa Ynez, 7 pm. On the road: San Marcos at Nordhoff; Carpinteria at Santa Monica Catholic.
Saturday, 10/5: Football – Cate at Laguna Blanca, 3 pm. On the road: Bishop Diego at Santa Fe Christian, Solana Beach. Girls volleyball – Laguna Blanca vs. Providence at Westmont, 5 pm.
Tuesday, 10/8: Boys water polo – San Marcos at Dos Pueblos, 3:15 pm.
Wednesday, 10/9: Girls volleyball – Providence at Cate, 4 pm.
Thursday, 10/10: Boys water polo – Ventura at San Marcos, 3:15 pm. Girls volleyball – Santa Barbara at San Marcos, 6 pm.
RUNNING, WALKING, CYCLING
Information for most events: sbrunning.org.
OCTOBER: 6 – Carpinteria Kiwanis Big Avocado 5K Run, Carpinteria Bluffs. 9 – Elings Park Terrain Series 5K (every Wednesday through Oct. 30). elingspark.org. 13 – Cancer Center of Santa Barbara 5K Walk/Run and 10K Run. 19 – Santa Barbara Century bicycle ride (100 miles, 100K, 34 miles), Leadbetter Beach. santabarbaracentury.org. 20 – Fall Cross County Classic, 5 miles, Lake Los Carneros.
NOVEMBER: 9 – Santa Barbara International Marathon and Half Marathon, Dos Pueblos High/Page Youth Center to SBCC. 23 – UCSB Recreational Sports 10K/5K Turkey Trot. 24 – Santa Barbara Red Rock 50 Mile and Marathon Trail Run, Rancho Oso Guest Ranch. 28 – Run Santa Barbara Thanksgiving 4-Miler.