UCD women’s water polo looks for redemption in Hawaii

As UC Davis splashes through it final workouts in Hawaii for this weekend’s Big West women’s water polo championships, competing schools know they don’t have enough eyes to watch everybody in the Aggies’ diverse lineup. UCD meets No. 14 UC Santa Barbara in an 8:45 p.m. PST first-round rematch on Friday. The locals, like the Gauchos, […]

JV/frosh roundup: Huge second half lifts DHS JV girls to lacrosse win

A goal just before halftime by Davis High’s Chloe Nicolet broke a tie, and eight straight second-half tallies solidified the Blue Devils’ 13-4 junior varsity girls lacrosse victory over St. Francis on Tuesday at Brown Stadium. Marisa Wong (who finished with a hat trick), Breana Lee and Addie Hanlon also scored for DHS before the […]

Aggie men set sights on Big West tennis title

They were soooo close to an outright Big West Conference tennis title, but Sunday’s 6-1 loss at UC Irvine forced the Aggie men to settle for a co-championship and the No. 2 seed in this weekend’s league tournament. Nonetheless, UCD remains focused — and gets an extra day of rest with a first-round bye — […]

Pro baseball roundup: Chihuahuas come up big to beat Cats

EL PASO, Texas — The Sacramento River Cats fell to the El Paso Chihuahuas, 7-1, on Tuesday night. The first of a four-game series was all El Paso from the start as Chihuahuas’ starting pitcher Robbie Erlin held the River Cats to just one run on five hits and one walk while striking out five […]

Aggies March past Spartans

For the third time this season, Austin March came up with runners in scoring position in the bottom of the ninth, and once again the UC Davis senior outfielder did not disappoint. March smashed a single through the right side to bring home teammate Nick Lynch and give the Aggie baseball team a 6-5 victory over San Jose […]

Blue Devils boys give Lincoln a lickin’

STOCKTON — Playing a boys lacrosse match at Lincoln of Stockton on Tuesday, Davis High’s offense was hitting on all cylinders from the start. And once the Blue Devil defense tightened up, DHS was off to the races for a 20-7 victory. Five different players tallied at least three times for the Devils (6-5), who were up 5-4 […]

DHS girls play a complete lacrosse game in win

After allowing Oak Ridge to mount a successful second-half comeback in a loss on Friday, the Davis High girls lacrosse team came into Tuesday’s game against St. Francis looking to sustain strong play for both halves. And the Blue Devils certainly accomplished their goal, using an offensive explosion en route to a 17-8 victory. “Two complete halves where […]

Sports briefs: Good outing isn’t enough for DHS net squad

Coming off of disappointing performances in both of its matches last week, the Davis High boys volleyball team turned things around, playing much better on Tuesday at Jesuit. And though it wasn’t enough against the first-place Marauders, coach Jordon Friend was encouraged as the Blue Devils look to finish their Delta League schedule with enough […]

AYSO roundup: U19 girls just miss Pot O’ Gold

THOUSAND OAKS — In their second road trip to the Los Angeles area, the Davis AYSO U19 girls soccer team was looking to improve upon its recent third-place finish in the Rancho Cucamonga Grape Stomp. This time, the young women were eyeing a championship showing at the Pot O’ Gold Tournament. The “Dirty Dozen” — as they […]

Wong, Aggie women roll to Big West golf crowns

The U.S. Postal Service should have been taking notes at this week’s Big West Women’s Golf Championship at El Macero Country Club. UC Davis’ Andrea Wong delivered the mail through a brisk Tuesday afternoon wind by shooting a final-round, 3-under 69. The junior from San Francisco’s 208 three-day tournament total gave her a five-stroke victory over […]

Legacy/Alliance roundup: Local teams off to quick starts

The Davis Legacy Stampede, a U14 girls team, has gone undefeated in the first five games of the NorCal spring soccer season. The locals started with a 6-0 rout of Stockton — a game in which striker Jordan Davis tallied a hat trick with assists from Anne Ayotte and Sherlyn García. The striker also added […]

Alliance Soccer Academy provides another option

By Karin Anderson The Davis Alliance Soccer Academy is another option for youth soccer at both the competitive and recreational levels for Davis- and Woodland-area players. DASA enjoys successful and accomplished teams at all age divisions for both girls and boys. With teams competing at levels from U8 through U19, Alliance has coaches that are trained and licensed […]

Local coach bests 4,000 competitors at CrossFit Open

Tucked away in a small cluster of shops and offices on Second Street is a nondescript building with a sign that reads “CrossFit Davis.” Inside, amid mats, machines and weights, Kirsten Pedri is hard at work. The gym’s sign also promises that it is “Forging Elite Fitness,” and Pedri is living proof. For six years, […]

Pro baseball roundup: River Cats fall to Salt Lake

SALT LAKE CITY — The Sacramento River Cats dropped the finale of their four-game series in Salt Lake, 9-5, on Monday as the Bees knocked around starter Braulio Lara. Salt Lake (2-10) built a seven-run lead after four innings, while Sacramento (8-4) could not capitalize on numerous scoring opportunities. In the loss, the reigning PCL Player of the […]