Pro baseball roundup: Costly error hurts Cats

WEST SACRAMENTO — Sacramento third baseman Adrian Cardenas could have ended the game if he gathered in a ninth-inning grounder and started a double play. Instead, the ball got past him for an error that cost the River Cats two runs on Wednesday in a 6-5 loss to Las Vegas at Raley Field. The Cats, […]

DHS boys tennis team takes down Rio Americano

A rare nonleague match in the midst of the Delta Valley Conference season provided the Davis High boys tennis team with a competitive match on Wednesday against Rio Americano. The final score of 8-1 looked like just another easy victory like the Blue Devils are accustomed to at this time of year, but for a […]

Youth soccer: Davis crushes at Comstock

The Davis Aloha, a U19 girls soccer team, posted a 1-1-1 record at the Comstock Shootout tournament last weekend. Davis lost its first game, 2-0, to the Reno Nova. Despite shots on goal by A.J. Farrens and Natalie Ho, Aloha was unable to equalize. Keeper Catherine Ho made multiple great saves to minimize the loss. […]

DHS pulls away from a pesky Pacer baseball squad

Though the final score of 11-1 doesn’t really show it, Davis High baseball coach Dan Ariola said his team had to work to beat Grant on the road Wednesday. The Blue Devils (10-3, 4-2 Delta Valley Conference) did just that, scoring four runs in the third inning to break open a 1-1 contest, and plating […]

Youth hockey: NorCal does Extreme-ly well in Stockton

The NorCal Extreme hockey club competed in the Stockton Tournament last weekend, where the 8U squad went 2-0. Despite great goaltending by Owen Millward, Extreme lost to the Delta Rats, 4-1, in their first game. NorCal found its mojo in Game 2, beating the Redding Northstars, 7-0. Millward rotated from goalie to an offensive position and […]

Youth basketball: JV Wildcats have a successful Spring Fling

The Davis Hoops Wildcats’ JV-level boys basketball team took first in the White Division then went on to take third in the elite Red Division at the Xtreme Hoops Spring Fling tournament in Rocklin last weekend. In the White Division, Davis went 3-0, beating the highly regarded Double Pump squad, an outstanding 3-point shooting team […]

Youth roundup: Aquadarts set 13 team records in Morgan Hill

The Davis Aquadarts competed against 1,500 swimmers from 14 states and Canada in the 2011 Far Western Short Course Championship in Morgan Hill. With 21 Aquadarts swimming, the locals took 13th place out of a 185 teams. During the course of the meet, the Aquadarts broke 13 team records. Swimmers putting their names in the book […]

DAM swimmer Munn, 72, is nationally ranked

Susan Munn is not one to stay home on a balmy spring weekend planting petunias. Instead, the energetic 72-year-old Davis Aquatic Masters competitor was busy last weekend piling up first-place finishes at the three-day Pacific Masters Swimming Short Course Yards Championship in Pleasanton. “I swam in seven events in my age group — the most […]

Aggie baseballers rally past Saint Mary’s

Who needs to put the bat on the ball? The UC Davis baseball team scored three times in the bottom of the eighth inning on Tuesday to turn a two-run deficit into a 4-3 nonconference win over Saint Mary’s at Dobbins Stadium. And the Aggies did it without the benefit of a hit. With his […]

Giants get a big victory over L.A.

SAN FRANCISCO — Bearded closer Brian Wilson jogged to the mound as the sellout crowd roared. He then struck out the side for his first save, and just like that things seemed back to normal for the San Francisco Giants. At least for a night anyway. The reigning World Series champions won by a single […]

White Sox and A’s play extras again, this time Chicago wins

CHICAGO — Alexei Ramirez did enough at the plate to help a Chicago White Sox team struggling with its defense lately. Ramirez hit his second homer of the game with two outs in the 10th inning to lift the White Sox to a 6-5 win over the Athletics on Tuesday night. Ramirez’s blast came one night after Oakland […]

Two late runs lift 51s over Cats

WEST SACRAMENTO — For the second consecutive day, Sacramento tied the game after Las Vegas took an early lead, but the 51s kept pushing for the win. On Tuesday, however, the loss was even tougher for the River Cats, as Las Vegas broke a tie with two runs in the top of ninth inning to […]

Elk Grove shows great Wisdom in beating DHS

When it comes to softball, Davis High’s team is pretty smart on the field. Unfortunately, the Blue Devils just don’t have Wisdom like Elk Grove. Star pitcher Shelby Wisdom, who will attend UCLA next year on a full-ride scholarship, threw a no-hitter on Tuesday against DHS, as Elk Grove claimed a 6-0 victory in a […]

DHS spreads the goals around in 10-0 soccer win

Three Davis High players — including goalkeeper Hannah Gendron — scored for the first time this season, as the Blue Devil girls soccer team put on a balanced offense clinic in a 10-0 win at Grant. With the easy victory, DHS (14-0-1) improved to 4-0 in Delta Valley Conference play. Courtney Jimenez got her first […]