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Doughty talks about DART success, recent notoriety

Former Clemson swim champion Billy Doughty has been in town since 2009, standing tall at the helm of the Davis swim program now known as DART (Davis/Arden Hills Race Team). He knows his way around a pool and has helped almost 50 local swimmers make their way up-and-down the lanes — right into collegiate scholarships. […]

Get to know these new-look Aggie men

* Editor’s note: This is the first of a two-part installment introducing the 2015-16 UC Davis men’s and women’s basketball teams. Featured today is the defending regular-season Big West champion men’s squad. Five more basketball practices and it’s Go Time for the UC Davis men. The Aggies, coming off a 25-7 record and a trip to […]

Blue Devil gridiron seniors hope to go out on a high note

On a night on which 15 Davis High seniors will be honored, the Blue Devil football team looks to finish 2015 on a high note as Monterey Trail comes a-calling Friday. Game time is 7:15 p.m. and DHS coach John Wiley expects another good fan turnout. “The crowd was really great for us for at Homecoming and I’m […]

Coming off a bye, Aggies footballers prepare for Weber State

It was a much-needed bye week for the UC Davis football program. In addition to the almost-dozen key Aggie player lost for the year to date, UCD coach Ron Gould says it was “great to have the week off; our guys needed it because we were banged up.” However, after struggling through the first eight games at […]

AD search panel set; Teresa Gould reiterates she is not a candidate

Almost six months after Terry Tumey announced his resignation as UC Davis athletic director, Chancellor Linda Katehi has appointed a 12-person recruitment advisory committee as the search for a long-term replacement for Tumey is officially underway. Named to the panel, which is expected to begin its nationwide search before the end of 2015 — and have […]

Devils dig deep but come up short in section soccer opener

MODESTO — Legendary filmmaker Federico Fellini would have loved to have written the script for this one. In a Sac-Joaquin Section first-round playoff contest, six-time champion Davis High was eliminated, losing a 4-2 decision to Modesto. But that was just the formality of an afternoon in which the Blue Devils coughed up two early Panthers […]

Aggie basketball teams have new flavor

Gone is the school-record 3-point shooting of Kelsey Harris. Gone, too, is the lights-out defense of Avery Johnson. The UC Davis men’s basketball team no longer has Big West Player of the Year Corey Hawkins to fall back on. And the Aggie women’s fans won’t be able to bet the house on 17-point nights from […]

Aggie teams come at cross country finals from different perspectives

UC Davis — sporting the defending champion Big West women’s cross country team — this year has a men’s group that hopes to bring home some hardware of its own. The Aggies toe the line for the conference finals on Saturday in Riverside. “The men have a senior-laden team that I trust and respect,” coach […]

Just the sight of Armstrong gets me going

A Friday off … Sitting at Aggie Barber Shop this morning, I started studying a haircut style chart on the wall. What would I get? Did I want to look like No. 8 — the Justin Timberlake? Sure, but I was waiting for a barber, not a plastic surgeon. How about the No. 9, apparently […]

Versatile cyclist Dunlap pedals her way into USBHOF

* Editor’s note: This is the final installment in a five-part series profiling the U.S. Bicycling Hall of Fame and the four inductees who will be feted at next week’s ceremony. Alison Dunlap remembers when she was 5 years old and her father had just bought her a blue bicycle, complete with a banana seat and […]

Defending champ UCD snubbed in media preseason vote

Once again, the UC Irvine men’s basketball team is the darling of the Big West Conference media. For the third consecutive season, the Anteaters have been picked No. 1 in the circuit’s preseason poll. Apparently, though, the scribes have short-term memories: Regular-season champion UC Davis — 25-7 last season — was picked to finished in […]

Aggies hope home finale starts another water polo streak

With its seven-game win streak snapped by upstart Harvard last weekend, the UC Davis men’s squad — ranked 10th in the land — hopes Friday’s Western Water Polo Association showdown with Fresno Pacific is the start of another big roll as tournament time approaches. The Aggies (14-7, 3-0) will take on the Sunbirds (9-13, 1-2) at […]

Cycling official, organizer honored for years of contributions

* Editor’s note: This is the fourth in a five-part series featuring the U.S. Bicycling Hall of Fame’s four new inductees. Andy Taus has been a fixture at the Valley Preferred Cycling Center — better known as T-Town — since he was an adviser to the developers of that Pennsylvania outdoor velodrome 40-plus years ago. Taus, who has […]

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