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Offense sputters as Blue Devil JV footballers lose to Jesuit

The Davis High junior varsity football team could manage only a safety on Friday night, falling to Jesuit, 27-2. The Blue Devils (0-5) kept the game tight in the first half, a marked departure from their game the previous week against Elk Grove. DHS’ score came when John Lagattuta burst through the Jesuit line to block a […]

October 05, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Junior varsity Devils look to come back from football blowout

Rebounding from any defeat can be tough, but bouncing back from a blowout truly tests a team’s character. The Davis High junior varsity football team will see how they score on that exam when they host Jesuit on Friday, coming off of a 44-0 loss to Elk Grove last week at Brown Stadium. Almost nothing went right […]

October 02, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Devil girls play dynamite pool defense

The Davis High girls water polo team dominated every facet of the game on Tuesday to romp over short-handed Granite Bay, 11-1, at Arroyo Pool. Playing after their male counterparts, the Blue Devil girls (10-4) followed a similar path to success: jump out to an early lead then rely on a defense that is fortified by a […]

October 01, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Hard-working Blue Devil boys get a water polo win

Coming off of a 10th-place finish at the elite America’s Finest City Invitational in San Diego last weekend, the Davis High boys water polo team kept the good times rolling Tuesday evening. Playing at Arroyo Pool, the Blue Devils defeated Granite Bay, 16-8. “We played hard,” said DHS head coach Tracy Stapleton. “We played with a […]

October 01, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Elk Grove overwhelms Devil JV footballers

Elk Grove’s junior varsity football team was dominating on both sides of the ball in beating Davis High, 44-0, on Friday night at Brown Stadium. The Thundering Herd wasted no time in establishing a lead, notching a 4-yard score on their third offensive play of the game. The Blue Devils (0-4) were unable to get any traction […]

September 28, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

DHS JV edged by Edison footballers

Coming off of a 34-31 shootout loss the previous week, the Davis High junior varsity football team dropped an 8-6 defensive struggle at Edison (Stockton) last Friday. Defense was the star of the show for the Blue Devils as DHS (0-3) gave up only a single touchdown. That long touchdown run was the result of the […]

September 25, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

JV Blue Devils drop low-scoring affair

STOCKTON — One week after losing in a shootout, the Davis High junior varsity football team found itself on the wrong end of a defensive struggle as it fell at Edison, 8-6. The Blue Devil defense was strong all game, aside from one lapse that led to the Viking touchdown. The performance was made all the more […]

September 21, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Blue Devil volleyballers hold off Herd

For the first two games of Thursday’s Delta League opener, the Davis High girls volleyball team looked like it was going to beat Elk Grove without breaking a sweat. But the Thundering Herd decided not to make it that easy. After dropping the first two sets in quick fashion, visiting EGHS came roaring back, forcing a decisive […]

September 19, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Davis falls to Vintage in a JV shootout

The Davis High junior varsity football team found itself on the wrong end of a furious scoring exchange on Friday, losing to Vintage, 34-30, at Brown Stadium. The final six minutes of the contest featured a lot of scoring, yards and general offensive excellence, starting when the Crushers grabbed a 28-22 lead with six minutes remaining in […]

September 18, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Finding the good in a tough DHS football loss

Finding bright spots can be hard after a blowout. As Davis High football coach John Wiley said following Friday’s 32-13 home loss to Vintage: “I didn’t like anything about our team’s performance.” While Wiley may not have liked his team’s overall performance, the Blue Devils (0-2) can feel good about a few things as they get […]

September 16, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

JV Blue Devils drop a high-scoring affair

The Davis High junior varsity football team lost a 34-30 shootout to Vintage on Friday at Brown Stadium. The game featured a blizzard of yards and points as both teams moved up and down the field with impunity. The lead changed hands three times in the last six minutes of the contest, and a Vintage interception in the final […]

September 14, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Vintage pounds DHS on the ground

You certainly can’t accuse Vintage High of false advertising. The visiting Crushers lived up to their name Friday night as they pounded the Davis High football team, 32-13 at Brown Stadium. The loss puts the Blue Devils at 0-2 to start the season. Vintage (2-1) beat the locals by playing a brand of football that […]

September 14, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Close loss for JV Devils in Week 1

Davis High’s junior varsity football team got its first taste of action Friday night and dropped a close game, 15-14, to River Valley. The loss came despite a strong Blue Devil performance on both sides of the ball. The difference in the game came in the third quarter. Following a DHS touchdown, the locals were […]

September 11, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Devils scratch a five-year itch by beating St. Francis

For her first four years as the head of the Davis High girls tennis program, coach Sally Hosley’s teams could not find a way past rival St. Francis in nonconference matchups. It was a different story on Wednesday as the two teams played for the first time as members of the new Delta League, and the Blue […]

September 11, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,
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