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DHS snowboarders finish second in California

The Davis High snowboarding team competed with laser focus last week at Mammoth Resort and ended up taking second place in the California Nevada Interscholastic Ski and Snowboard Federation state championships. The race conditions were ideal for the teams from as far away as Yreka and Southern California, and for the Blue Devils, the results were […]

March 11, 2015 | Posted in Ski & Snow | Tagged ,

Friday the 13th was lucky for DHS snowboarders

Last Friday found the Davis High snowboard team on the hill at Alpine Meadows for the final slalom and giant slalom races of the regular season. With two races on the same day — to make up for events previously canceled due to poor snow and weather conditions — the Blue Devils had double the success. DHS’ varsity […]

February 18, 2015 | Posted in Ski & Snow | Tagged ,

Blue Devil snowboard team captures first

Returning to the Northstar Resort on Monday for the second giant slalom race of the season, the Davis High snowboard team shined brightest, earning a first-place overall finish. The varsity boys fired it up first, with Blue Devil Sean Mulvihill scorching the course on his way to third overall. DHS racer Ben Simmons blazed down the mountain with […]

February 04, 2015 | Posted in Ski & Snow | Tagged ,

Devil snowboarders place second in short and slushy GS

The Davis High snowboard team slogged its way through the first giant slalom race of the season on Monday at Northstar Resort, and managed to finish second overall behind Placer, despite the tough conditions. Record lows for precipitation have made many resorts unable to host races due to poor snow conditions. Northstar pulled off a 23-gate […]

January 28, 2015 | Posted in Ski & Snow | Tagged ,

Mulvihill is king for Devil snowboarders

The Davis High snowboard team faced icy conditions at Boreal Resort on Monday and performed well as the local boys took first and the Blue Devil girls were second in the second slalom race of the season. DHS senior Sean Mulvihill was official King of the Hill, winning the individual title in a personal-best finish. Fellow […]

January 21, 2015 | Posted in Ski & Snow | Tagged ,

Devil snowboard team is off to a good start

Monday morning found the Davis High snowboard team taking second place, just two points behind powerhouse Placer, at the season-opening slalom race at Alpine Meadows. The Blue Devil varsity boys raced to second place behind the strong performances of veteran Dean Boswell, Sean Mulvihill and Kyle Morse. DHS’ top three finishers all crossed within a second […]

January 14, 2015 | Posted in Ski & Snow | Tagged ,

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 […]

March 12, 2014 | Posted in Ski & Snow | Tagged ,

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 […]

February 19, 2014 | Posted in Ski & Snow | Tagged ,

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 […]

February 05, 2014 | Posted in Ski & Snow | Tagged ,

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 […]

January 30, 2014 | Posted in Ski & Snow | Tagged ,

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 […]

January 22, 2014 | Posted in Ski & Snow | Tagged ,

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 […]

January 15, 2014 | Posted in Ski & Snow | Tagged ,

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 […]

March 13, 2013 | Posted in Ski & Snow | Tagged ,

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, […]

February 13, 2013 | Posted in Ski & Snow | Tagged ,

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