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Santa Clara to test Aggie women’s soccer team in opener

Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of Enterprise articles that will preview the UC Davis fall sports over the next few weeks. It all begins for real Friday when perennial powerhouse Santa Clara comes to UC Davis to officially open the women’s soccer season. Game time is 5 p.m. The Aggies — who stockpiled […]

New Aggie RB coach Chapin weighs in on UCD crew

Editor’s note: “Countdown to Kickoff” is a daily Enterprise feature until UC Davis open its season on Sept. 3 at Football Bowl Subdivision Nevada. Jim Chapin is a people person. Always has been. He hopes he always will be. In the midst of his first coaching stand west of the Mississippi, the new UC Davis running […]

Aggie D-line has brains and Braun

Editor’s note: “Countdown to Kickoff” is a daily Enterprise feature until UC Davis open its season on Sept. 3 at Football Bowl Subdivision Nevada. UC Davis defensive line coach David Braun loves what he sees from his guys. “They just continue to improve every day,” says the former Winona State assistant, in his first season with […]

From the archives 2012: Legendary UCD football coach Biggs retires

Editor’s note: This article was originally published on Sunday, November 18, 2012. In sports, when people talk about the end of an era, that word, era, is usually misused. An era is a period of time considered as being of a distinctive character. Saturday marked the End of an Era, finally getting the use of […]

In the Clubhouse: Right down the middle with Griffin Long

If there ever is another rainy day, drive by Davis Golf Course and take a peek out on the practice range. If there is a lone figure, dripping wet, hitting balls, betcha it’s Griffin Long. Long has spent the past four years working hard on a game he took on “just for fun.” With every swing, […]

Aggies QB corps deep, helping each other go forward

Editor’s note: “Countdown to Kickoff” is a daily Enterprise feature until UC Davis open its season on Sept. 3 at Football Bowl Subdivision Nevada. Kevin Daft knows a little bit about getting the ball down the field. In a storied UC Davis career at quarterback, Daft etched his name in school record books — some standards […]

A look into the world of UC Davis place-kickers

* Editor’s note: “Countdown to Kickoff” is a daily Enterprise feature until UC Davis takes on Football Bowl Subdivision Nevada next month. A football place-kicker spends 99.9 percent of the time in his own mind. But that fleeting moment on the field — be it for an extra point or field goal — can change the outcome of a […]

From the archives 2011: Aggie women beat Cal Poly to earn tourney bid

* Editor’s note: This article was originally published on Sunday, March 13, 2011. ANAHEIM — Senior leadership, a stifling defense, a hot-handed sophomore … it all came together Saturday for the UC Davis women as they danced past top-seeded Cal Poly, 66-49, to earn the Big West Conference basketball tournament championship at the Honda Center. And […]

Women’s Huddle, tickets, times … Aggie football is an opportunity whirlwind

* Editor’s note: “Countdown to Kickoff” is a daily Enterprise feature until UC Davis takes on Football Bowl Subdivision Nevada next month. While UC Davis players toil on the field, more game start times have been announced, final preparations have been put on the popular Women’s Huddle event and all kinds of ticket packages are on sale. […]

August 14, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Reese gets it. He knows what community means

All right, guilty as charged. I play favorites. There’s a young man in town I’ve watched play sports since he was a youngster. I’ve always been impressed with how he played, but the things that have drawn me most to Josh Reese over the years have had nothing to do with his ankle-breaking moves as […]

Beware: Aggie receivers might be Big Sky’s break-out corps

* Editor’s note: This is an installment in the monthlong series “Countdown to Kickoff.” Each day until Thursday, Sept. 3, when UC Davis opens the season at Nevada, The Enterprise will look into an aspect of Aggie football. One of the eye-popping happenings during the first full week of Aggie football camp has been the […]

Want to hear what a leader sounds like? Talk to Aggie QB Ben Scott

* Editor’s note: This is another installment in the monthlong Aggie football series “Countdown to Kickoff.” It’s the worst-kept secret in the Big Sky Conference. Ben Scott, entering his junior season with UC Davis, is the Aggies’ starting quarterback. Scott, head coach Ron Gould and QB guru Kevin Daft don’t talk about who’s earned starting berths. […]

Wiley greets more than 40 at first day of DHS gridiron camp

According to second-year Davis High football coach John Wiley, “everything seems to be headed in the right direction.” On Monday evening, Wiley — the former Sacramento State and Christian Brothers High assistant who was a two-season All-SEC cornerback at Auburn — greeted more than 40 players to the first day of summer camp. “The great news […]

Aggies show physical bent, even before all the pads go on

* Editor’s note: This is the second in a daily series focusing on UC Davis football, leading up to the Thursday, Sept. 3, opener at Nevada. The Aggies were running first-team offense as Monday’s fourth day of football training camp wound down. UC Davis running back Manusamoa Luuga was locked and loaded. As expected, the former Long […]

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