Tonight the Nordhoff Rangers and Bishop Diego Cardinals will go to battle, with the winner earning a spot in the CIF-SS Northwest Division finals. A Nordhoff defender pressures Bishop Diego quarterback Anthony Carter when the two teams met in Ojai in November. (photo by Tim Dewar)
Mike Miller, Ojai Valley News sports editor
Sun Tzu, philosopher and military general, once said, “Most battles are won before they are ever fought.” As the Nordhoff Rangers prepare to take on the Bishop Diego Cardinals in tonight’s CIF-SS Northwest Division semifinal showdown, their mind-set is that they are the better team and this is their game for the taking.