‘Boston Strong,’ meet ‘Davis Strong’ at Monday’s marathon

They call it “Boston Strong.” It’s the resolve the people of that New England city have shown in recovering from the April 15, 2013, terror bombing that killed three people and left 264 injured near the finish line of the Boston Marathon. On Monday, the 118th running of the world’s most famous 26-mile tour will […]

Dufresnes are the Devils’ dynamic duo

The key to success in any team sport lies not just with talent, but also in the players’ ability to work together. This connection between teammates — often referred to as chemistry — is sometimes hard to achieve and hard to maintain, but always tough to beat. And there isn’t much better chemistry than the Davis […]

Picnic Day, good weather and memorial highlight DLL majors week

Picnic Day, beautiful weather and an emotional game played with a late friend in mind highlighted another packed week of Davis Little League majors competition. Here’s a look back at what happened … Dodgers 15, Giants 14 — Sean O’Hara and Zane Schouten blasted three-run homers as the winners came back from a 14-3 deficit by […]

Big AAA bats this week in Davis Little League

There was much AAA excitement in Davis Little League last week. Let’s take a look what happened … Tigers 13, Blue Jays 4 — Aidan Grow was 3-for-3 with two runs batted in and Will Ackerman, Brian Chin (double included), Colin Grow (triple) and Hawk Hechtl all added two safeties for the Tigers. Ackerman and Drew Anderson […]

Wire briefs: Cats come back to beat Bees

SACRAMENTO — Shortstop Tyler Ladendorf reached safely in all four of his at-bats and drove in three runs to help the Sacramento River Cats come back from a three-run deficit to defeat the Salt Lake Bees, 5-4, on Saturday night at Raley Field. After scoring three runs in the top of the fourth, Salt Lake […]

Sports briefs: Blue Devil boys split a pair of matches

Competing at the talent-laden Monte Vista Invitational on Friday, the Davis High boys tennis team defeated Gunn, 6-1, before falling to the host Mustangs by the same score. In getting past Gunn, the Blue Devils swept the four singles matches in straight sets. Dan Segedin dominated Alex Mattys, 6-2, 6-1 at the No. 1 spot […]

Short game hurts Watney at The Masters

Special to The Enterprise AUGUSTA, Ga. — Playing in his seventh Masters, Davis High graduate Nick Watney is fighting to overcome a poor putting stroke this week. It’s an issue that’s especially compounded by the course’s undulating greens. In his third round, Watney shot a 4-over 76 on a sunny and warm Saturday at Augusta […]

Devil boys swim past Bellarmine and Jesuit

SACRAMENTO — When the Davis High boys team joined Jesuit and Bellarmine College Prep, a Bay Area powerhouse, in the Marauders’ pool on Friday, there was an impressive collection of swim talent in the water. And at the end of 11 events, it was the Blue Devils who stood tallest. Coming from behind in the […]

Rare mistakes cost DHS in baseball loss

One half-inning is all it took for Vintage to break a deadlocked game wide open. After playing relatively clean for most of Friday’s nonleague matchup, the Davis High baseball team imploded in the top of the seventh inning, giving up five runs, which were the difference in a 7-2 home loss. “We just didn’t play […]

Large lacrosse crowd sees Devils beat Marauders

Behind two goals each from Griffin McNamara, Liam Neville and Ryan Amesbury, the Davis High boys lacrosse team defeated its biggest rival, Jesuit, 8-7, at Brown Stadium on Friday night. The Break the Record Night crowd was 523 people strong, and they consumed 290 pounds of ribs during a game that the Blue Devils (11-2, […]

Baseball roundup: Cats fall before home opener

LAS VEGAS, Nev. — A five-run eighth inning, aided by two Sacramento errors, helped Las Vegas defeat the River Cats, 6-5, in the final game of a season-opening road trip for the Cats. Michael Taylor hit an early home run and Sacramento was up 5-1 heading into the bottom of the eighth inning. After a […]

Sports briefs: Devils swimmers ride a fantastic freshman quartet

The Davis High girls swim team found its version of the Fab Five on Thursday at Wackford Pool in Elk Grove as a quintet of freshmen led the Blue Devils to a 120-50 win over Laguna Creek. DHS’ boys also got a big victory, topping the Cardinals, 103-67. “On the girls side, Clarie McElhern, Nikki […]

Simons shines in Blue Devils’ marathon win

Behind a season-high 29 kills from outside hitter sophomore Nick Simons, the Davis High boys volleyball team came back from behind to outlast Monterey Trail in five games on Thursday night at The Cage. The 25-23, 23-25, 22-25, 25-20, 15-11 win puts the Blue Devils (9-7, 3-1 Delta Valley Conference) in sole possession of second place in […]