Thomas Oide

Bloise ends a brilliant lacrosse career

She has 162 goals to her name. She’s phenomenal off the draw, averaging 6.5 possessions per game. She’s the two-time MVP of the Sacramento Valley Lacrosse Conference. But despite all that she’s done in her four-year varsity career, the Davis High girls lacrosse team’s senior captain, Sarah Bloise, had to be convinced to play the game in […]

May 27, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Track repeat is sweet for Blue Devil boys

ELK GROVE — As the Davis High boys 4×400 relay team stepped to the starting blocks Friday night for the last event of the nearly eight-hour final day of the Sac-Joaquin Section Division I track and field meet, Blue Devil head coach Spencer Elliott couldn’t help but crack a smile. He already knew. The DHS boys had […]

May 24, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Gutsy performance from DHS track girls falls just short

ELK GROVE — The Davis High girls track and field team knew going into Friday’s final portion of the Sac-Joaquin Section Division I Track and Field Championships in Elk Grove that it was going to be an uphill battle to capture the third section title in program history. While the Blue Devils put forth a monumental effort, […]

May 24, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

DHS tracksters set themselves up for success

ELK GROVE — After Day 1 of the Sac-Joaquin Section Division I Track & Field Championships at Elk Grove High, both the Davis boys and girls teams are in excellent position to continue the high level of success they’ve experience the past few years. With several Blue Devil athletes performing well in prelims and some others in finals, both DHS […]

May 21, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Devil girls come up short to Granite Bay

LODI — For the Sac-Joaquin Section girls swim finals, it seemed that everywhere one looked there was a black-and-lime-green swim cap in the pool. Granite Bay, the defending regional champs, had swimmers qualify for all but one of the last-day races. Even though the Grizzlies wound up winning the section title at Tokay High on Saturday, Davis High put […]

May 17, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Record swim puts DHS boys second

DHS relay team breaks long-standing mark LODI — One of the longest-standing records in the Sac-Joaquin Section swimming record book fell to the arms and legs of four Davis High boys at Tokay High on Saturday. Riley Hickman, Soren Dickens, Tucker Fisk and Cameron Wright ended the SJS section swim meet on the highest possible note […]

May 17, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Family comes first for DHS’ Meerscheidt

Evan Meerscheidt was the last player on the court. The nets were already taken down. The gym was largely empty. The scoreboard lights were off. He looked around the gym, hands on hips, and walked to his waiting family, giving his sister, mother and father a warm embrace after his final high school volleyball game. […]

May 15, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Devils rip Rams to set up semifinal match against Jesuit

The wind was certainly whipping on Monday at the Davis High Tennis Complex, but that didn’t seem to trouble the Blue Devil boys tennis team. DHS put on another dominant showing at its home court, trouncing visiting St. Mary’s, 9-0, in a Sac-Joaquin Section quarterfinal match. The win set up a semifinal contest against rival Jesuit, which will […]

May 12, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Blue Devil boys riding high despite title-game loss

ROSEVILLE — It’s been a season of defying the odds for the Davis High boys lacrosse team. Before the year, the squad was labeled as too young and too inexperienced. Observers thought it had lost too much talent from players leaving for other sports and graduation. But the Blue Devils, who also battled injuries this spring, came together […]

May 10, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Devil volleyballers can’t top MTHS on Senior Day

The Davis High boys volleyball team sat around at The Cage for nearly 30 minutes after Thursday’s match, munching on cake, cracking jokes and generally continuing the fun-loving aura that has surrounded the squad all season. Based solely off of the way the Blue Devils were acting, no one would have imagined that they had suffered […]

May 08, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Blue Devils grind out a victory over Oak Ridge

The Davis High School boys lacrosse team is headed back to the ‘ship. The championship, that is. After working through some uncharacteristic mistakes in the first quarter, the Blue Devils put forth an excellent team effort to beat the visiting Oak Ridge Trojans, 9-7, in a Sacramento Valley Lacrosse Conference semifinal on Tuesday at Brown […]

May 06, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

DHS girls’ valiant comeback effort falls just short against Griz

Oh, they were so agonizingly close. After falling behind quickly in the second half, the Davis High girls lacrosse team fought its way back into the game against Granite Bay. However, the Blue Devils’ comeback fell just short and they dropped a heartbreaking, 15-14, decision on Senior Night. “It was a sloppy, tired game but what a […]

May 03, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Another big inning does in Devil softballers

For the Davis High softball team, the theme of the season continues to repeat itself: Their opponents have one big inning, and the Blue Devils are unable to recover. Visiting Franklin was the benefactor of DHS’ struggles on Monday, riding some hot hitting in the fourth inning to a 12-1 victory. “It’s frustrating,” said Devil head coach […]

April 28, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Grizzlies dominate young Blue Devils on Senior Night

The rain that gently fell on the turf at Ron & Mary Brown Stadium during the Davis High boys lacrosse team’s Senior Night on Friday was at least a small relief from the historic California drought. But while the rain ended a long dry spell in the Sacramento area, the Blue Devils couldn’t end their losing streak to their […]

April 26, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Special Publications »

Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our Terms of Service (updated 4/30/2015) and Privacy Policy (updated 4/7/2015).
Copyright (c) 2016 McNaughton Newspapers, Inc., a family-owned local media company that proudly publishes the Daily Republic, Mountain Democrat, Davis Enterprise, Village Life and other community-driven publications.