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Izaak’s four hits go for naught in UCD loss to Fullerton

Offensive success in baseball is great. But in order to win games, you need to get strong performances on the mound and from the defense. UC Davis had the hitting, all right, but for most of Saturday, it didn’t have what it needed from its pitchers or in the field (four errors) as the Aggies fell to Cal State […]

April 12, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Franklin hurler handcuffs DHS baseballers

When a pitcher is clicking, there’s not much the opposing team can do. The Davis High baseball team found itself on the wrong side of that situation on Wednesday afternoon, as the visiting Wildcats beat the Blue Devils for the second time in three days, this time 3-1. Franklin’s victory was powered by six strong […]

April 09, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Blue Devil girls roll over Redwood

The goals came fast and furious Thursday night, as the Davis High girls lacrosse team hit the gas in the first half, then cruised to a comfortable 14-5 win over visiting Redwood. There were no surprises when it came to who was responsible for most of those Blue Devil goals. DHS’ scoring triumvirate of senior Sarah Bloise, and […]

April 03, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

DHS volleyballers win Delta League opener

When you’re in a challenging conference like the Delta League figures to be, getting a good start becomes very important. The Davis High boys volleyball team did just that on Tuesday sweeping visiting Elk Grove, 25-12, 25-22, 25-23, at the Cage. The Blue Devils trailed only three times in the match — and managed to tie things up […]

March 18, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Outstanding DHS girls season comes to an end

A 27-4 record. Undefeated in league play. An 18-game winning streak. Three All-Delta League selections and the conference’s Coach of the Year award. “Successful” is an understatement for this magical 2014-15 Lady Blue Devil basketball season. But all good things must come to an end, and host McClatchy provided that end as Davis High fell, 77-54, on Saturday to […]

March 15, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Lady Devils advance in state playoffs

The Davis High girls basketball team is back in business. Rebounding from a section semifinal loss to St. Mary’s — their first in three months — the Lady Blue Devils opened the CIF State Championship tournament with a 52-36 win over Clayton Valley on Wednesday night in front of a full house at the DHS gym. McClatchy, […]

March 12, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Devils come on strong late to beat Woodland

WOODLAND — For the second straight game to open the season, the Davis High baseball team went without a hit in the first three innings of Friday’s contest at Clark Field. But, just as they did in their season opener on Wednesday, the Blue Devils came up big in the late innings, eventually earning a 6-2 victory […]

March 08, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Winning close games is the key for DHS softballers

* Editor’s note: This is the seventh in a 13-part series previewing the Davis High spring sports. Luck is a maddeningly important aspect of high school sports. In softball, that luck often manifests itself in one-run games, where even the smallest break in one team’s direction can be the determining factor between a win and a […]

March 01, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Lady Devils are on to the SJS semis

It’s hard to believe there’s been a more entertaining playoff game in the history of Davis High girls basketball. Playing in front of a standing-room-only crowd at The Cage on Thursday, the Lady Blue Devils triumphed over Lincoln, 74-67, in an overtime outing that had more twists and turns than Lombard Street. The win, DHS’ 18th in a row, sent […]

February 27, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Lady Devils give Lodi a playoff pounding

It had been a week since the buzzer sounded on its 16th straight win — which came in the regular-season finale — but the Davis High girls basketball team showed no rust Tuesday night, trampling Lodi, 85-34, in the first round of the Sac-Joaquin Section playoffs to push its streak of victories to 17. The fourth-seeded Lady […]

February 25, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Already with 24 wins, Lady Devils hope for more as playoffs begin

Looking back over the past decade, the Davis High girls basketball program’s best single season in terms of wins was 23 in the 2012-13 campaign. At 24-2, this year’s Lady Blue Devils already have that record beat, and are looking to add on as they head into the Sac-Joaquin Section Division I playoffs. No. 4 […]

February 22, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Seniors send Lady Blue Devils to 13-0

In the 2011-12 season, a Davis High girls basketball team that included Emma Stenz and Caitlin Mazzoleni went 10-16 overall, and 3-7 in league play. Four years later, following Friday’s 72-59 win over Grant on Senior Night, the Lady Blue Devils stand at 23-2 overall and 13-0 in Delta League play, with a chance Tuesday to […]

February 15, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Lady Blue Devils are league champs

It has now been a month and a half since the Davis High girls basketball team lost. The Lady Blue Devils have won 14 games in a row, a streak that continued Tuesday night when they topped Pleasant Grove, 54-46. DHS (22-2) last lost on Dec. 29, making the winning streak 44 days old as of […]

February 11, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Lady Blue Devils finish off a great week

Winning four basketball games in a week is tough enough at the beginning of the season, with fresh legs and a healthy team. Doing it 20 games into the year is nearly impossible. But the Davis High girls team pulled off that feat by topping Christian Brothers, 68-54, in a rare Saturday night home contest. For the Lady […]

February 08, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,
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