Youth softball: Crushers capture two victories at Lalapalooza tourney

The Davis Crushers, a U10 softball team, played well at the recent Lalapalooza tournament in Rancho Cordova, bouncing back from a tough round of pool play to win two of four games on Sunday. The early game, a tough extra-inning loss to the Nevada County Aftershock, featured a two-run double by Annika Fisk. That set up […]

Second-half eruption lifts DHS boys to easy win

The Davis High boys soccer team has played 160 first-half minutes this young season and scored but one goal — and that came just moments before intermission against Napa. However, the second half has been a different story as the Blue Devils have netted a whopping 12 goals in just four halves of play. That number includes […]

Depth carries young Blue Devil harriers in season opener

In a strong start to the cross country season, the Davis High junior varsity and frosh/soph squads all ran well on Saturday in the Lagoon Valley Classic, contested on a hilly, rocky two-mile course in Vacaville. While there were impressive individual performances — like Josh Gieschen and Brendan Deas taking first and second in the JV boys race — the […]

Will the real Colorado State please stand up?

The Colorado State football team thought it had things figured out in a 31-17 season-opening win at Colorado. In scoring 17 unanswered fourth-quarter points Aug. 30 against the Pac-12 Buffaloes, the Rams — who host UC Davis this weekend —  looked like a contender for the Mountain West Conference crown. Then came last week’s league reality check … In […]

Petit pitches Giants past Diamondbacks

SAN FRANCISCO — Yusmeiro Petit is making the Giants’ decision to start him instead of two-time Cy Young Award winner Tim Lincecum down the stretch look wise. Petit is also making a habit of shutting down the Diamondbacks. The right-hander pitched a four-hitter for his second career complete game, and San Francisco beat Arizona, 5-1, […]

Closest volleyball match ever? Bulldogs edge DHS girls in five sets

If the Davis High girls make a run in the Sac-Joaquin Section volleyball playoffs — and after a strong 3-1 start it’s looking like they easily could — there will likely be a moment, during a tight match, when coach Julie Crawford reminds them of Tuesday’s five-game loss to Vacaville. Wait, the coach is going to remind […]

No shoes? No problem at Legacy fundraiser

Kick off your shoes in the name of a good time. The annual Davis Legacy Soccer Barefoot on the Pitch adults-only fundraiser is set for Saturday from 7 to 10 p.m. This year’s event, at the Davis Legacy Soccer Center just off Chiles Road at Road 105D, will feature live music, gourmet food trucks, cold beer, […]

Donaldson’s big day helps A’s down White Sox

CHICAGO — Josh Donaldson checked out the video and figured out the problem. The quick fix led to a big night. Donaldson had a career-high five hits while driving in four runs, helping Jon Lester and the Oakland Athletics beat the Chicago White Sox, 11-2, on Tuesday. Donaldson also scored two runs as Oakland got […]

AYSO celebrates 35th anniversary in Davis

* Editor’s note: Jen Boschee-Danzer is the commissioner for Davis AYSO Region 218. She is a longtime coach and volunteer who will provide occasional insight through articles on The Enterprise Youth Soccer Page. By Jen Boschee-Danzer Our Davis American Youth Soccer Organization was proud to join nearly 900 communities nationwide on Saturday in celebrating opening day of fall […]

Aggie men finish fifth at fall opener

WESTLAKE VILLAGE — If their performance at the Southwestern Intercollegiate men’s golf tournament — which opened UC Davis’ fall schedule — is any indication, the Aggies are going to be a deep team this season. In Tuesday ‘sfinal round at the North Ranch Country Club, freshman Ryan Han shot an even-par 71 and three of […]

AYSO opens season with a flurry of goals, defensive gems

On opening day, there were dozens of soccer balls flying around the AYSO fields of Davis. Here’s a look at the action from teams in the U12 division and up … Turnt Toast 6, Blueberries 2 A perfect September morning welcomed the first game of the Davis AYSO fall season in the girls U19 division. […]

Alliance squads have a successful soccer weekend

It was an interesting week of soccer for the Davis Alliance Soccer Academy. Here’s a look at weekend action … Palermo 1, SSA Chaos 0 The Davis Palermo, a U19 girls team, took an early lead against the SSA Chaos when Prisila Jaime slammed home her first goal of the season in the seventh minute. […]

White Sox sink A’s in 12 innings

CHICAGO — Eric O’Flaherty wasn’t able to help the Oakland Athletics’ ailing bullpen. Tyler Flowers hit a solo home run to tie the game in the ninth inning and then added another shot in the 12th to give the Chicago White Sox a 5-4 victory over the A’s on Monday night. Flowers ended the game […]

Blue Devil girls serve up several wins

After playing four matches against strong competition at last weekend’s California High School Tennis Classic tournament in Fresno — and winning two — the Davis High girls showed visiting Elk Grove what they had learned in Monday’s Delta League opener. The result was an 8-1 Blue Devil victory at the Davis High Tennis Complex. DHS swept the […]