Aquadarts Splash and Dash will be fun for all

Ever hear of a duathlon? According to the International Triathlon Union, a normal duathlon consists of a run, a bicycle ride and another run. But now that the Davis Aquadarts have gotten their hands on the term, local folks can think of their upcoming duathlon — aka Splash and Dash — on June 16 as […]

May 27, 2012 | Posted in Adult Amateur | Tagged ,

DHS girls relay a strong message at Masters

ELK GROVE — For much of the final day of the Sac-Joaquin Section Masters track and field meet, Davis High boys and girls posted solid, but not exhilarating performances. That all changed when it came time for the last event Friday at Elk Grove/Laguna Community Stadium — the girls’ 4×400-meter relay. The Blue Devil quartet […]

May 27, 2012 | Posted in Blue Devils | Tagged ,

Devils push Franklin to brink before packing bags

“I told our guys to hold their heads up high,” Davis High baseball coach Dan Ariola explained after his charges’ season ended Friday night with a 3-2 loss at the hands of league rival Franklin. “(We) played hard … all season,” the skipper continued. “We came back. Everybody stepped up this whole week, everybody.” But when […]

May 27, 2012 | Posted in Blue Devils | Tagged ,

Blanco’s big game isn’t enough for S.F.

MIAMI — Gregor Blanco struck out swinging to end the game, leaving two runners on base in the San Francisco Giants’ 5-3 loss to the Miami Marlins. That’s about the only thing that went wrong Saturday for Blanco, who recorded his second straight three-hit performance. “I feel really good,” Blanco said. “I’ve been working on […]

May 27, 2012 | Posted in Pro Sports | Tagged ,

Yankees cruise past injury-depleted A’s

OAKLAND — Josh Reddick is providing the power stroke the Oakland Athletics are missing without Brandon Inge and Yoenis Cespedes in the middle of the order. Problem is, he’s the only one. The A’s need reinforcements — and they could be coming soon. Reddick hit a solo home run in a 9-2 loss to the […]

May 27, 2012 | Posted in Pro Sports | Tagged ,

Parade of nations

Rose Mariano, 9, left, and Sophia Young, 10, members of the Davis AYSO U10 girls team Graffiti, carry the flag of Ghana in the Parade of Nations Friday evening in Community Park. The event kicked off this weekend’s AYSO World Cup soccer tournament, which features 130 youth teams from Davis and throughout Northern California. For […]

May 27, 2012 | Posted in Children | Tagged ,

Hats off to DHS team for honoring veterans

It’s always with special pride that we observe Memorial Day, reflecting on the commitment and sacrifice of our veterans and what that has meant to the United States and to the well-being of the world. THIS YEAR, The Enterprise is doubly proud to acknowledge a sincere contribution to the spirit of Memorial Day. In a […]

May 27, 2012 | Posted in Blue Devils | Tagged ,

Strong Day 1 for DHS track team at Masters

ELK GROVE — The Davis High girls 4×400-meter relay team ran a season-best time to highlight the final event of the first day of the Masters meet at Elk Grove/Laguna Creek Community Stadium on Thursday. The Blue Devil quartet will return to the stadium along with Paul Mohr — who moved on in the boys […]

May 25, 2012 | Posted in Blue Devils | Tagged ,

Eckels engineers big Blue Devil baseball win

SACRAMENTO — What do you get when you cross two walks with a four-hitter and throw in a wind-aided triple? If you happen to be a Davis High baseball player, you get a shot at winning the north division of the Sac-Joaquin Section playoffs. On Thursday, before a crowd of 500-plus at Union Stadium, Blue […]

May 25, 2012 | Posted in Blue Devils | Tagged ,

Cats drop series finale in Round Rock

Starter A.J. Griffin had a quality start for the River Cats on Thursday, but a two-out, three-RBI double by Round Rock’s Matt Kata in the sixth inning proved to be the difference, as the Express dropped Sacramento, 5-3, in the series finale. Griffin surrendered five runs, but just two were earned, and he struck out […]

May 25, 2012 | Posted in Pro Sports | Tagged ,

Sports briefs: Tough three-hole stretch hurts Watney in first round

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Zach Johnson shot a bogey-free 6-under 64 on Thursday to take a one-stroke lead after the first round of the Colonial. DHS graduate Nick Watney carded a 71 in his first round and is tied with several other players in 53rd place, seven shots back. The former Blue Devil actually […]

May 25, 2012 | Posted in Blue Devils | Tagged ,

UCD roundup: Datino’s honor is an Aggie first

UC Davis junior Elizabeth Datino was selected to the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association All-West/Midwest Region second team on Thursday. She is the first Aggie to win any IWLCA honor in the program’s Division I era, now in its fifth year. Although a consistent scorer during her first two seasons, the attacker from Centennial, Colo., […]

May 25, 2012 | Posted in Aggies | Tagged ,

DYSA season ends with 3 champions crowned

It was Davis Youth Softball Association year-end play at its best as the Red Flames (U8), Green Hornets (U10) and the Ninja Turtles (U12) all took division championships at the Barry Garrison Memorial Tournament at Playfields Park. A closer look at the under-12 competition … Sophie Mae Bertain pitched four solid innings, went 2-for-2 at […]

May 25, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,