BREIFS: Conley wins a spot on Team USA

\n UC Davis assistant cross country coach Kim Conley finished eighth overall in the Open Women\’s 8K, while Jonathan Peterson was 25th in the Open Men\’s 12K to lead a strong local contingent at the 2011 USA Cross Country Championships Saturday at Mission Bay Park in San Diego. \n Conley\’s time of 27:50 earned her […]

Aggie tennis wins third straight

\n SAN FRANCISCO — The UC Davis womens tennis team won its third straight match with a 6-1 defeat of the San Francisco Dons on Saturday in San Francisco. The Aggies won all three doubles matches and five out of six in singles, improving to 4-2 overall in the spring season. \n Megan Heneghan and […]

Aggie men fall to UCSB in OT

\n SANTA BARBARA — A week ago, Mark Payne set a career-high with 32 points — which included the winning points in a double-overtime thriller against UC Irvine. \n On Saturday, Payne\’s career-best 33 points included a clutch shot to send the UC Davis men\’s basketball team back to overtime. This time, however, the Aggies […]

UCD ROUNDUP: Men\’s tennis gets its first win

\n PORTLAND, Ore. — The UC Davis men\’s tennis team got its first victory off the young season with a 4-3 defeat of Gonzaga on Friday before losing a 7-0 decision to Idaho on Saturday. \n Both matches were played in Portland, Ore., where the Aggies will face Portland today. \n Toki Sherbakov and Connor […]

Huge win for UCD women

Enterprise staff writer \n The UC Davis women\’s basketball team took advantage of a daunting week to make a statement to the rest of the Big West Conference. \n Coming off Thursday\’s 81-61 victory over first-place — and previously unbeaten in league — Cal Poly, the Aggies defeated UC Santa Barbara, 74-70, on Saturday to […]

Darrah adds scorer to her many roles for the Lady Devils

Enterprise staff writer \n ELK GROVE — Role player Brooke Darrah, a senior forward for the Davis High girls basketball team, has been called many things this year: \n – The Team Mother. \n – A catalyst for bringing everyone together off the court. \n – A terrific practice player. \n While her playing time […]

DHS boys slay Cardinals

Enterprise staff writer \n There\’s a fire-breathing dragon lurking on campus at Davis High. He dwells in his cave on the lane in the North Gym. \n This monster only comes out when the Blue Devil boys play basketball — and on Friday, the dragon was angry. \n Led by Tyler DeLaughder\’s not-to-be-denied work down […]

UCD ROUNDUP: Aggies run in prestigious meet

\n There will be a strong local contingent on Saturday in San Diego at the 2011 USA Cross Country Championships. \n A total of eight runners with ties to UC Davis will compete at the event, which also serves as the trials race to select the Team USA squad that will compete at the \n […]

Aggie women knock off Cal Poly

Enterprise staff writer \n How do you stop a basketball team that shoots 70 percent for the first 20 minutes? You don\’t … \n After a first half to the Big West Conference season that wasn\’t quite up to par, the UC Davis women roared past front-running Cal Poly, 81-61, on Thursday at The Pavilion. […]

Poor shooting hurts UCD men

\n SAN LUIS OBISPO — An old sports adage says good defense always beats good offense. \n For the UC Davis men\’s basketball team on Thursday, it was bad free-throw shooting beats bad field-goal shooting. Unfortunately, it was the Aggies that missed too many shots from the floor in a 65-56 loss to Cal Poly […]

DHS girls overcome adversity

Enterprise columnist \n From Jonathan on Thursday: \n “The (Davis High) girls keep playing amazing basketball throughout this mess and hanging together as a team — they are positively heroic. \n “They are tough and graceful and soaring above the controversy swirling around them, playing great basketball. That is a happy, happy photo in (Thursday\’s) […]

Aggie golfers move up to eighth

\n WAIKOLOA, Hawaii — On their second day in paradise, Austin Graham and the rest of the UCD men\’s golf team were all business. \n Graham shot a 3-under 69 to move into a tie for 14th, while Tyler Raber and Matt Hansen each carded 70s to help the Aggies move into a three-way tie […]

YOUTH ROUNDUP: Aquadarts are all-stars

\n Davis Aquadarts swimmers Tyler Babcock, Trevor Maynard, Kiet Nguyen, Tucker Fisk, Chenoa Devine, Matt Whittle, Riley Hickman, Paige Maynard, Emma Barksdale, Alex Rieger and Joanna Curry were selected for the U14 Sierra Nevada Swimming All-Star Team. They made up 11 out of the 48 athletes who represented Northern California at a swim meet last […]

Blue Devils boys fall in overtime

\n SACRAMENTO — Friday at home against powerful Laguna Creek, the Davis High boys basketball team will host Break the Record Night. \n On Wednesday, in a 45-43 overtime loss at Grant, it was Break the Heart Night. \n First came news that Blue Devil head coach Dan Gonzalez\’s father died. The 11-year mentor missed […]