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Local Juniors have another tough outing in Vacaville

VACAVILLE — For the second straight night, Davis National dug itself a deep hole early, surrendering nine runs in the first inning and five more in the second frame of Monday night’s Little League District 64 Junior Tournament contest. Though they managed to get some runs back, it wasn’t enough as the locals were eliminated, falling to […]

DALL 10-11s go the distance in Vacaville

VACAVILLE — Down 11-1 heading into the bottom of the fifth inning of Saturday’s Little League District 64 10-11 All-Star tournament contest against Vacaville Central, the Davis American squad appeared destined to have its day cut short. The Little League’s mercy rule mandates that all games with a deficit of 10 or more after five innings be ended, […]

Davis American 9-10s eliminated by Dixon

When the second inning ended 3-2, it looked as if Tuesday night’s Little League District 64 9-10 All-Star Tournament clash between Davis American and Dixon was going to be a high-scoring one for both sides. But while Dixon managed to keep the momentum going, the Davis bats cooled off along with the temperature, allowing the visitors […]

Orioles grind out Majors victory

There aren’t many things in sports that are tougher to come back from than a comeback. Overcoming the psychological effects of watching a lead slip away, and mustering the physical effort required to wrest control of the game away from a suddenly hot opponent is beyond the capabilities of many teams. The Davis Little League Orioles […]

Orioles overwhelm Astros for AL championship

It’s usually not a recipe for success for a baseball team to have its hit total doubled by the opponent. However, the Davis Little League AAA Orioles managed to make it work Monday night, blowing out the Astros, 12-0, in five innings despite collecting only three hits to the Astros’ six. The Orioles won the American League […]

Devil distance squad is masterful

On a night of athletic excellence, it was the Davis High distance crew that stood out. The Blue Devils dominated the longer running events on Day 2 of the Sac-Joaquin Section Masters track and field meet Friday evening, placing one runner in the top four in each of the four races. All four of those runners, […]

May 31, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

With roster still pending, Post 77 drops opener

WOODLAND — When the Yolo Post 77 had tryouts for its summer season earlier this month, 45 players showed up, each angling for one of 20 spots on the final roster. On Wednesday night, the local American Legion baseball squad was down to 26 players as it kicked off the regular season with a 7-2 loss to […]

May 28, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Tagged

Devils crowned as section tennis kings

It’s been a while since someone really challenged the Davis High tennis team. The Blue Devils ripped through Delta League play in undefeated fashion, and kept rolling through the first three rounds of the Sac-Joaquin Section playoffs. The dominance continued Wednesday, as DHS clobbered a short-handed Granite Bay squad, 8-1, to win the section championship, its first […]

May 14, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Devils drop Jesuit on their way to tennis finals

For the past two years, Jesuit has been the only thing in the way of a Davis High boys tennis Sac-Joaquin Section title as the Marauders beat the Blue Devils in the championship match both years. DHS made sure that the Jesuit would pose no such threat this season, ousting the Marauders, 8-1, in the tournament semifinals […]

May 13, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

That was McCray-Cray: Devils beat Rocklin late

Coming to the plate with score tied and the bases loaded in the last inning of a playoff game, Davis High senior Quentin McCray was essentially stepping into the fantasy of every kid who grows up playing baseball. McCray turned that fantasy into a dream come true on Monday evening, sending a 1-1 pitch into the left-field […]

May 12, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Davis boys dominate first playoff match

Playoffs are typically when the going gets tough for a team, but that wasn’t the case for the Davis High boys tennis squad on Tuesday. The Blue Devils opened the Sac-Joaquin Section team tournament by stomping Downey, 8-1, at the Davis High Tennis Complex. “I knew going in that obviously we’re the No. 1 seed, so I just […]

May 06, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Visiting Eagles edge Blue Devils

The Davis High baseball team certainly didn’t lack for opportunities on Monday afternoon. But the Blue Devils stranded a total of 10 runners — seven of them in scoring position — in a 4-2 loss to Pleasant Grove on Senior Day, “We just gotta get some timely hitting,” DHS manager Dan Ariola said after the game. “We’ve been getting […]

May 05, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Win over league-leading Jesuit has DHS on the brink of a baseball playoff berth

For the first four innings of Wednesday’s Delta League clash between improving Davis and first-place Jesuit, it was an old-fashioned pitchers’ duel. The last three frames, however, were all offense as the Blue Devils managed to outslug the visiting Marauders, 5-4, for the key conference win. The victory marked the second time DHS (13-11, 6-5 Delta League) has […]

April 30, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Huge first frame lifts DHS to big baseball win

Prior to Monday, the most runs the Davis High baseball team had scored in a game was nine — in a win over Bella Vista in March. The Blue Devil blew past that mark in the first inning on Monday as they walloped visiting Monterey Trail, 20-0. DHS (12-11, 5-5 Delta League) didn’t waste any […]

April 28, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,
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