River Cats blank Colorado Springs

Sacramento starter Guillermo Moscoso pitched six scoreless innings as the River Cats shut out Colorado Springs, 4-0, on Saturday night in front of 10,629 fans at Raley Field. Moscoso struck out eight batters (a season-high for a Cats pitcher) and allowed just one hit. Sacramento relievers pitched three more shutout innings as the four River […]

Aggie baseballers still streaking

STOCKTON — The UC Davis baseball team just keeps finding ways to get it done. On Saturday, Scott Lyman hit a two-run homer in the top of the seventh inning to give the Aggies the lead and Tom Briner struck out all five batters he faced as UCD took a 5-4 win over Pacific on […]

Seniors send DHS girls into lacrosse playoffs in style

The expression “going out with a bang” seems tailored to describe the manner in which Mari Cajandig and the rest of the Davis High girls’ lacrosse team’s seniors performed in their final acts on Friday night. Cajandig had six goals as all the seniors who saw the field either scored or prevented goals — in […]

UCD football has a spring fling

Even with three of its top defensive linemen and two safeties who saw plenty of time on the field last season out with various injuries, Saturday’s UC Davis football Spring Game belonged to the defense. Junior cornerback Jonathan Perkins had the most exciting defensive play — a 43-yard interception return for a touchdown. But after […]

DHS pounds Elk Grove before key games next week

After beating the Davis High baseball team twice this year, Elk Grove rolled into town Friday looking to extend their undefeated record in Delta Valley Conference play. But the hometown Blue Devils stole the Herd’s thunder, dusting their rivals, 12-3. DHS (19-4-1, 10-3) shocked the league’s top team with a breakout offensive performance just two […]

Les family reunites at UC Davis

In the midst of the — mostly — family-friendly fun at the Whole Earth Festival on the UC Davis campus on Friday afternoon, the Les family was having some fun of their own. Their celebration occurred in a small room just below Hamilton Court at The Pavilion, as former Sacramento Kings player Jim Les was […]

UCD women headed back to NCAA golf finals

AUBURN, Wash. — The NCAA women’s golf finals are becoming old hat for UC Davis seniors Alice Kim and Chelsea Stelzmiller. Kim fired a tournament-best-tying 6-under 66 during Saturday’s final round of the West Regional, helping propel the Aggie women to a third-place tie and their second berth in the national finals in the past […]

Animal Kingdom takes the Kentucky Derby

OUISVILLE, Ky. — John Velazquez won the Kentucky Derby by a broken nose. An injury to Animal Kingdom’s regular rider, Robby Albarado, cleared the way for Velazquez to pick up the mount on the 20-1 long shot. Once he took the reins Saturday, he rode his good luck all the way to the winner’s circle. […]

McCarthy goes nine but loses for A’s

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Brandon McCarthy has pitched two complete games already this season for Oakland, which is good. Not so good were the outcomes. Ultra-fast pinch-runner Jarrod Dyson came flying home from third on a shallow fly ball in the ninth inning Saturday night, giving Kansas City a 4-3 victory and making McCarthy 0-2 […]

Harman’s homer helps home Ags earn split

After the first game of Saturday’s doubleheader against Cal Poly didn’t go so well for the UC Davis softball team, the Aggies made like a guest at the neighboring Whole Earth Festival and found their inner Harman-y. Light-hitting second baseman Kelly Harman barely wrapped a grand slam around the left field foul pole, propelling UCD […]

Byrd leads; Watney out of Wells Fargo Championship

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Jonathan Byrd lived up to his surname Saturday in the Wells Fargo Championship. In the mix with a half-dozen other players trying to keep in range of Pat Perez, Byrd ran off five birdies in six holes to start the back nine and finished with a 5-under 67 to take a one-shot lead […]

DHS boys fall to Piedmont but feel ready for playoff rematch

Knowing that the same two teams will play on the same field on Tuesday in the first round of the Bay Shore Athletic League playoffs, Davis High boys lacrosse coach Nick Juri wasn’t going to make too much about Friday’s, 6-5, loss at Piedmont. If anything, the Blue Devil coach was encouraged by his team’s […]

Former King Jim Les will be introduced Friday as UCD men’s coach

UC Davis did a national search for its new men’s basketball coach, but the university’s choice will be very familiar to local basketball fans. Jim Les, a former Sacramento King and the father of current Aggie player Tyler Les, will be announced as UCD’s head coach at a news conference Friday. Jim Les most recently […]