Devils open with an impressive volleyball victory

Following an offseason that could be described with almost any adjective other than uneventful, the Davis High girls volleyball team appeared no worse for the wear in their season opener on Friday evening. Playing in front of an enthusiastic crowd at The Cage, the Blue Devils topped visiting Vacaville Christian in straight sets, 25-22, 25-23, 25-18. […]

Stanford scores early, often in opener versus UCD

STANFORD — Uncorking lightning in a bottle, Stanford used four “drives” of 53 seconds or less — as well as a 60-yard touchdown jaunt on a punt return by All-American candidate Ty Montgomery — to handle UC Davis, 45-0, in the Saturday afternoon football opener for both teams. With the Cardinal up 38-0 at intermission, the […]

Wire briefs: Aces cruise past Cats at Raley

WEST SACRAMENTO — Reno scored eight runs in the first two innings on Thursday and Sacramento couldn’t erase the entire deficit, losing 9-4 at Raley Field. The Aces victory leaves them tied with the River Cats for first place in the PCL’s Pacific Northern Division with four games left in the season-ending series. Both teams are […]

Devils scrimmage with Sac

The Davis High football team played fairly even in a scrimmage against Sacramento on Thursday at Brown Stadium. Dozens of fans watched as the Blue Devils showed flashes on both offense and defense against the speedy, athletic Dragons. The Enterprise will preview the DHS football season with a series of articles beginning Sunday. 0829dhs fbW

UCD-Stanford: the clock is down to counting the minutes

Zero Hour has arrived. After a month-long summer football camp, UC Davis is about to discover what it’s made of as the Aggies meet Stanford on Saturday in Palo Alto. Game time is 1 p.m. for both teams’ season opener. “We have a tremendous amount of respect for Stanford,” explains UCD head coach Ron Gould. […]

Sports briefs: DHS girls fall by the slimmest of net margins

The Davis and Oak Ridge High girls tennis teams each have a long history of success and both squads usually play deep into the Sac-Joaquin Section postseason. This makes the two programs want to face each other as much as they can to get close, competitive matches. Thursday’s season opener was exactly that as the homestanding […]

Forget the score; focus on the energy brought by Aggies

Around 4 p.m. Saturday, once UC Davis is finished going toe-to-toe with Stanford, we’ll all know a little more about where the 2014 football season is headed. But understand something … How the Aggies play in the opener and the game’s final score could be mutually exclusive. UCD is trying to find its identity. It is […]

Returning seniors, new faces lead promising DHS links squad

* Editor’s note: This is the fourth in a nine-part series previewing the Davis High fall sports. Fresh off of a Delta Valley Conference tournament championship, and a fifth-place finish in the Sac-Joaquin Section Masters event, the Davis High girls golf team is looking to infuse young talent into its experienced core to improve on last […]

Devil golfers return from Scotland with smiles on their faces

For all Americans, trips to Europe are extremely special experiences. For golfers, a trip to the place of the game’s invention is a memory that will last a lifetime. And that’s exactly what two Davis High golfers got the chance to do earlier this summer when Blue Devil seniors Casey Harris and Yuexin “River” Xiang […]

DHS boys look to win seventh soccer section title

* Editor’s note: This is the third in a nine-part series previewing the Davis High fall sports. When the Davis High boys soccer team takes the field Wednesday against Napa for its 2014 season opener, the squad will feature plenty of new faces. Gone are both goalkeepers, 2013 Delta Valley Conference MVP Rami Rashmawi and attackers […]

Baseball roundup: Huge inning helps Cats in Nashville

NASHVILLE — Sacramento used seven singles and a walk in a six-run eighth inning, sending the River Cats to an 8-5 victory over Nashville in their final road game of the regular season. In the victory, the Cats (78-61) had seven different players score runs, paced by catcher Bryan Anderson, who tallied twice, tripled and […]

No. 8 keeps Republic unbeaten streak at 8

SACRAMENTO — While Sacramento Republic FC has received important contributions from multiple players in its wildly successful inaugural USL PRO season, no star has shone as brightly as Rodrigo Lopez. The diminutive attacking midfielder scored two goals Wednesday night — his eighth and ninth of the season — to propel the Republic to their sixth consecutive win, […]

Dunning picks Cupcake Week

This is what is known as Cupcake Week in college football. Time to fatten up your record against cream puffs from the Bakery League. Let your fifth-string quarterback see a little “live” action. This week features such gems as Oregon-South Dakota, Utah-Idaho State, Arizona State-Weber State, Missouri-South Dakota State, Florida-Idaho and Sacramento State-Incarnate Word, the […]

New attitude, new stadium for 2014 UCD field hockey

Bet on the UC Davis field hockey squad being faster in 2014. After a disappointing 6-14 campaign (4-5 in the NorPac Conference), there’s a new coach (Tiffany Huisman), new digs (the $3.2 million Aggie Field Hockey Facility) and a new mind-set. With shorter turf, a longer bench and some young players champing at the bit […]