TOP SPORTING EVENTS: SEPTEMBER 20-26
There are a pair of crosstown match-ups in girls volleyball tonight (Tue., Sept. 20). San Marcos visits Dos Pueblos High, and Bishop Diego plays at Laguna Blanca.
Weekend highlights include the first football game on the new turf at San Marcos High’s Warkentin Stadium; a pair of UCSB men’s soccer games; and the Carpinteria Triathlon.
Tuesday, September 20
High school girls volleyball –San Marcos at Dos Pueblos, 6 p.m.; Bishop Diego at Laguna Blanca, 6:30 p.m.
College women’s volleyball – The Master’s at Westmont, 7 p.m.
Wednesday, September 21
High school boys water polo – San Marcos at Dos Pueblos, 3:15 p.m.
High school girls volleyball – Thacher at Carpinteria, 4 p.m.
Thursday, September 22
High school girls volleyball – Ventura at San Marcos, 6 p.m.; Oak Park at Bishop Diego, 6 p.m.; Buena at Santa Barbara, 6:30 p.m.
Friday, September 23
College women’s soccer – Claremont-Mudd-Scripps at Westmont, 3:30 p.m.; L.A. Pierce at SBCC, 7 p.m.
High school football – Rio Mesa at Santa Barbara, 7 p.m.; Hueneme at San Marcos, 7 p.m.; Dos Pueblos at Lompoc, 7 p.m.; Santa Ynez at Carpinteria, 7:30 p.m.; Bishop Diego vs. Santa Paula at Buena, 7:30 p.m.
College men’s soccer – San Diego at UCSB, 7 p.m.
College women’s volleyball – UCSB at Long Beach State, 7 p.m.
Saturday, September 24
High school girls volleyball – Carpinteria Fall Classic, all day.
High school cross country — UCSB Lagoon Meet, 9 a.m.
College men’s water polo – Concordia at UCSB, 12 p.m.; Pomona-Pitzer at UCSB, 3 p.m.
High school football (8-man) –Laguna Blanca at Santa Maria Valley Christian, 1 p.m.
College men’s soccer – Wheaton at Westmont, 3 p.m.
College football – Moorpark at SBCC, 6 p.m.
College women’s volleyball – Vanguard at Westmont, 7 p.m.; UCSB at Cal State Fullerton, 7 p.m.
Sunday, September 25
College men’s soccer – Sacramento State at UCSB, 5 p.m.
Monday, September 26
Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table press luncheon, Harry’s Plaza Café, 12 p.m.
RUNNING, WALKING, CYCLING
Sunday, September 25 – Carpinteria Triathlon (1.5K swim/40K bike/10K run or 0.5K swim/15K bike/5K run) Carpinteria State Beach, 7:30 a.m. carpinteriatriathlon.com.
Saturday, October 1 – Pacific Pride Foundation 10K AIDS Walk, Leadbetter Beach, 10 a.m. pacificpridefoundation.org.
Saturday, October 8 – Santa Barbara 5K Heart Walk, Fess Parker’s Doubletree Resort, 10 a.m. sbheartwalk.com.
Sunday, October 9 – Carpinteria Kiwanis Big Avocado 5K Run, Carpinteria Bluffs, 8 a.m. active.com.
Environmental Defense Center “Ride on the Wild Side” (100K, 30-mile, 10-mile bike rides), Leadbetter Beach, 7:30 a.m. edcnet.org.
Sunday, October 16 – Cancer Center 10K Run and 5K Walk/Run, Montecito Union School, 8 a.m. ccsb.org.
Saturday, October 22 – Santa Barbara Century bicycle ride, Leadbetter Beach, 7 a.m. For experienced riders. santabarbaracentury.org.
Saturday, November 5 – Alzheimer’s Association Memory Walk, Santa Barbara Zoo, 9 a.m. alz.org.
Walk Now for Autism Speaks, 2 miles, East Beach, 10 a.m. walknowforautismspeaks.org.
Saturday, November 12 – Select Staffing Santa Barbara International Marathon, Dos Pueblos High School to SBCC, 7:15 a.m. Half Marathon, Page Youth Center to SBCC, 7:45 a.m. sbimarathon.com.
Saturday, November 19 – UCSB Recreation Turkey Trot, 5K-10K walk/run, UCen lawn, 8:30 a.m. gauchosplay.com.
Thursday, November 24 – Thanksgiving 4 Miler, Magnolia Shopping Center, 9 a.m. runsantabarbara.com.