DHS roundup: Devil boys come from behind to spike Laguna Creek

The Davis High boys felt like they were the better volleyball team than visiting Laguna Creek before Tuesday’s match between the two squads. Even when they fell behind by losing two of the first three games, the Blue Devils still believed. By the end of the five-set match, DHS had proved itself right. The Devils […]

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

A’s return the favor, shut down Sox

OAKLAND — Pinch-hitter Kurt Suzuki doubled in the go-ahead run in the eighth inning, Tommy Milone outdueled Gavin Floyd and the Oakland Athletics beat the Chicago White Sox, 2-0, on Tuesday. Daric Barton drew a leadoff walk in the eighth and Luke Hughes struck out before Matt Thornton relieved Floyd (1-3). Suzuki doubled to left […]

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

Latos, Reds cruise past Giants

CINCINNATI — Pablo Sandoval extended his hitting streak to one game from the Giants record. Other than that, very little went right for San Francisco. And manager Bruce Bochy was fuming at the end over an inside pitch that drew a warning for both teams. Mat Latos finally got his first win for Cincinnati, pitching […]

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

Durant, Westbrook sit in fourth, but Kings can’t take advantage

OKLAHOMA CITY — When Oklahoma City Thunder All-Stars Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook head to the bench to rest in the fourth quarter, that’s usually James Harden’s time to take over. Daequan Cook proved to be the perfect substitute for the NBA’s top-scoring bench player. Durant scored 32 points and Cook had all 19 of […]

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

Lots of runs in Reno as Cats win

With both teams scoring in double digits for the second consecutive contest, the Sacramento River Cats beat the Aces, 12-10, on Tuesday in Reno. By taking the victory, the Cats clinched a 3-1 series win and improved to 14-6 on the season. Sacramento continued its hot hitting from the get-go, scoring twice in the top […]

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

Three-peat is sweet for Aggie women

Good things came in threes for the UC Davis women’s golf team on Tuesday as the Aggies won their third consecutive Big West title and also came away with the event’s individual champion for the third year in a row. This year’s medalist, freshman Beverly Vatananugulkit fired a 1-over 73 in the final round of the […]

April 25, 2012 | Posted in Aggies | Tagged ,

DHS girls do just enough to get past Mustangs

Davis High girls soccer coach Sara Stone got what she wanted out of her team for the first 25 minutes of Tuesday’s Delta Valley Conference game at Monterey Trail. And though she thought the Blue Devils’ energy level took a frustrating dip after that, it was still enough to post a 4-0 victory over the […]

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

Devils score early and often in win over Grant

For the Davis High softball team, Tuesday’s Delta Valley Conference matchup with Grant turned out to be less of a game and more of a practice. The Blue Devils took a big lead in the first inning, before using the remaining frames to hone their skills and give their reserves some much-needed playing time in […]

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

Stingy defense helps DHS boys lacrosse get to 16-0

During the Davis High boys lacrosse team’s 15-0 start, many of the games were decided when the opponents couldn’t keep up with the Blue Devils’ high-powered offense. But on Tuesday, when DHS knocked off Serra, 10-8, in San Mateo to improve to 16-0 on the year, the closer game required the Devil defense to step […]

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

Greiner Athlete of the Week (2/25/12): DHS girls lacrosse player Kylie Drexel

Though there are 12 Davis High players on the field at a time in each girls lacrosse game, one Blue Devil consistently draws the eyes of fans and opposing players — Kylie Drexel. Each night the DHS offense runs through the junior, and whether or not she puts up big numbers of goals or assists, […]

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

Baseball roundup: Cats come back, only to lose in extras

RENO — Trailing 10-5 after seven innings on Monday night, the Sacramento River Cats scored five runs in the eighth to tie the game, but ended up falling to the host Reno Aces, 14-13, in 10 innings. After completing the five-run comeback in the eighth, Sacramento took the lead in the ninth inning on a […]

April 24, 2012 | Posted in Pro Sports | Tagged ,

Devil boys come up big at Section Challenge

Matt Whittle posted two top-five swims and helped two Davis High relay squads finish in the top six as the Blue Devil boys swim team was fourth at the Palo Alto Section Challenge last weekend. Whittle was .06 seconds out of first place in the 100 breaststroke — his 58.53 was good for second — […]

April 24, 2012 | Posted in Blue Devils | Tagged ,

DHS girls swim to second in Palo Alto

Led by sophomore’s Alex Rieger’s 50-yard freestyle win and second-place finishes by Tara Halsted in the 500 free and the Davis High’s 400 free relay squad — which included both Halsted and Rieger — the Blue Devil girls swim team accumulated enough points to take second place at the prestigious Palo Alto Section Challenge last weekend. The meet, which includes most of […]

April 24, 2012 | Posted in Blue Devils | Tagged ,

UCD roundup: Aggie women lead at Big West golf tourney

Freshman Beverly Vatananugulkit fired an even-par 72 on Monday and is in first place after two rounds, while junior Amy Simanton matched that score and is tied for second as No. 22 UC Davis took the lead in the team standings at the Big West Women’s Golf Championship at San Luis Obispo Country Club. The […]

April 24, 2012 | Posted in Aggies | Tagged ,