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Friday, April 18, 2014

Author Archive: Margo Roeckl

With nine DHS snowboarders, team takes ninth at states

In addition to placing second in the Central II Division, the Davis High School snowboard team qualified nine athletes for the state championships last week at Northstar Resort. The team finished ninth overall out of the 25 schools that competed, which ranged from Yreka High School in the north to Rim of the World High […]

Sweet finishes for Davis snowboarders on Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day found the Davis High snowboard team on the hill for the final slalom and giant slalom races of the season at Alpine Meadows. An icy top section and slushy finish challenged the Blue Devils throughout the day. Two races were held on the same day to make up for races previously cancelled due […]

DHS snowboard team continues its rise through the ranks

A sprinkling of snow dusted the course Monday at the second giant slalom race at Alpine Meadows, and the Davis High School snowboard team found itself moving up in the standings. The boys varsity team improved over last week’s race, taking second place — a mere two points behind Colfax. Girls varsity ended up third […]

Third-place finish for DHS snowboarders Tuesday; still second in division

The Davis High snowboarders finished third their first giant slalom race at Alpine Meadows on Tuesday with the boys and girls each taking fourth in their division. The competition was moved a day later because conditions at Northstar on Monday could not support the high school athletes from the Central Division II. The Blue Devil performance […]

Depth in second slalom race keeps DHS snowboarders in contention

With drought announcements and limited snowfall this year, it was an accomplishment to have the second slalom race of the season go off without a hiccup at Boreal Resort. It was not snow depth but skill depth that kept the Blue Devils in contention in the Central Division II. Davis High School is currently second […]

Freshman racers lead the charge for the DHS snowboard team

The Davis High snowboard team lost 13 athletes from last year’s solid squad to graduation. However, the Blue Devils didn’t miss a beat as incoming freshmen stepped up at the first race of the season at Sugar Bowl on Monday. Freshman racers Abby DeWit and Kyle Morse started in the No. 1 spots for the […]

DHS snowboard team finishes states in top 10

Beneath the towering 14,000-foot peak of Mount Shasta, the third highest mountain in the United States, the Davis High School snowboard team slogged through slushy conditions on near-barren slopes to finish ninth overall at the state championship races last week. Varsity boys finished sixth, while varsity girls finished 10th. Combined with the excellent results of […]

DHS snowboard team has a long and winding race

The DHS snowboard team finished up the regular season at Alpine Meadows Resort on the longest giant slalom course of the season. The team celebrated the last race with its spirit day, themed “show your true colors,” which found racers wearing a variety of colorful boxers and briefs outside their race pants, decorated with bananas, […]

DHS snowboard team has strong finishers in final slalom

  The final slalom race of the season ended with the Davis High varsity boys snowboard team finishing second overall at Squaw Valley Resort this week. Although the course was steep, slick and icy, the Blue Devil boys carved their way down the mountain, placing three racers in the top 10. JC Roeckl-Navazio sliced through the […]

DHS snowboard team places third in GS

The Davis High School varsity boys snowboard team finished first on Monday at the giant slalom race at Northstar Resort, beating out powerhouse Placer, which has dominated the top spot through the first half of the season. Colin Wehrhan smoked the cold and icy course for a sixth-place overall finish, while twin brother Nick Wehrhan […]

DHS snowboard team ranks fourth in division

The Davis High School varsity boys snowboard team placed second overall in the slalom race at Boreal Ridge Resort this week. Sunny skies and warmer temperatures, combined with a holiday, treated the numerous Davis fans to a morning of great racing. Colin Cohan blazed down the hill to come in fourth overall, leading the boys […]

DHS snowboard team is riding strong

The Davis High School snowboard team had its first giant slalom race of the season at Alpine Meadows resort, and although the temperatures were low, spirits were high at the race course. Brian Simmons headed up the DHS varsity boys team with a 13th-place finish overall; teammates Nick Wehrhan (20th), JC Roeckl-Navazio (21st) and Colin […]

DHS snowboard team is off to the races

The Davis High School junior varsity boys snowboard team dominated the open division in the first race of the season this week, a slalom course at Boreal Ridge Ski Resort. Leading the pack was returning sophomore Andrew Steeples with a second-place finish, followed closely by teammate Sean Mulvihill, who finished third. Riley Descheemaeker came in fifth, […]

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