10/31: High School Football: Carpinteria at Bishop Diego Known locally as the “Little Big Game,” the Carpinteria-Bishop Diego rivalry dates back to 1943. Carpinteria leads the series (52-17-3), but Bishop won the last four. The Cardinals bring an 8-0 overall record into Saturday night’s game after blanking Fillmore 49-0 in their Tri-Valley League (TVL) opener. Carpinteria also got off to a good start in the TVL with its third consecutive victory, 26-7 over Nordhoff. 7:30pm. La Playa Stadium, SBCC. $5-$7. Call 967-1266.
Cate at Laguna Blanca Cate and Laguna Blanca will play the “Littlest Big Game” (the eight-man version of football) Saturday afternoon in Hope Ranch. It’s the regular-season finale for both schools, which are among Southern California’s strongest. Cate’s No. 2–ranked Rams (7-0), averaging 52 points a game, have a chance to win the Condor League title outright. The No. 6 Owls (6-1) could force a tie for the championship. 2pm. 4125 Paloma Dr. Free. Call 687-2461.