Aggies look for new men’s basketball coach

UC Davis men’s basketball coach Gary Stewart will pursue administrative duties in the school’s athletic department, stepping down after eight years as coach. UCD Athletic Director Greg Warzecka made the announcement Wednesday morning. “Gary and I have chatted about it for a few months,” Warzecka told The Enterprise. “You know, when you go through the […]

Youth soccer: Mojo falls into an Inferno

Inferno and Mojo, two Davis U14 boys soccer teams, battled it out for the third time this season on Sunday, with Inferno coming back to win 3-2. After Mojo scored first, Otto Nichols evened the score at 1-1 by volleying in the deflection off a shot from William Stukas in the first half. Inferno’s John […]

Youth basketball: Wildcats scratch out wins in tournaments

The Davis Wildcats 13U Black basketball team went 1-2 at the Sac Arena Shootout at Hardwood Place in Rocklin last weekend. Davis lost to the Reno Ballers, 61-40, in their first game, with Matt Cheung’s 10 points pacing the Wildcats, while Jeff Powell supplied eight. The locals won their second contest in overtime, beating YBA […]

Youth roundup: Rowen leads Davis mountain bike team

A team from Davis competes in the NorCal High School Mountain Bike League and finished its third race of the season in Monterey on Sunday. Freshman Daniel Rowen placed 13th for the locals, while teammates Riley Gibson-Graf, Curtis Loy and Jem Orgum each performed well. Davis has seven riders on the team, which is open […]

Youth lacrosse: Knights slow the Rhinos

The Davis Knights’ U13 lacrosse team defeated the Red Bluff Rhinos, 8-1, at home. In the first half, Davis’ Rowan Hart scored the game’s first goal, then assisted Jack Beckman on the second score. Joe Blakewell, Justin Reno and Jalen Tangaan also found the net for the Knights To start the second half, Sion Gellon […]

DHS soccer makes big splash in first Adidas poll

It’s a head-turning ranking. The National Soccer Coaches Association of America/Adidas first national poll of the spring has ranked the Davis High School girls No. 3 in the land. “It is a wonderful recognition of the team’s abilities and achievements,” longtime Blue Devil coach Allen Carlson says. “Also, (it speaks to) all the youth coaches who […]

Sports briefs: DHS girls beat Bishop O’Dowd

The Davis High girls lacrosse team overcame a slow start on Tuesday to defeat Bishop O’Dowd, 16-7, in Oakland. The Blue Devils had to come from behind twice in the first half to tie the game, then the Dragons pulled the same trick after halftime. With the score knotted at 7-7, however, DHS’ Mari Cajandig […]

A memorable night with the Kings and Jim Sochor

SACRAMENTO — It was a night to remember at Power Balance Pavilion on Tuesday as sports at its best and its worst was on display. And that was just off the court. On the floor, the youthful Sacramento Kings, perhaps inspired by the presence of legendary UC Davis football coach sitting courtside, won their season-high […]

Different baseball season, different result with Jesuit

WEST SACRAMENTO — With both teams sporting pretty much the same rosters that suited up in last year’s mismatch, also at Raley Field, Davis High managed a 6-3 victory over Jesuit on Tuesday night, in a game that smacked of redemption for the Blue Devils. March 23, 2010 was a 14-4 drubbing of DHS by […]

Becky says bye-bye to St. Francis, 8-0

SACRAMENTO — The restart to 2011 has shown what Davis High softball coach George Meagher has been saying: these Blue Devils are for real. With Bye-Bye Becky Nakano waving off St. Francis with a five-hit shutout and a grand slam homer, DHS rolled to an 8-0 victory over the Troubadours on the road Tuesday. Meagher […]

Santana slugs UCD softball past Santa Clara

Sophomore Elizabeth Santana’s hitting was as hot as the beautiful weather on Tuesday as she led the UC Davis softball team to a 9-1 win over Santa Clara in six innings at La Rue Field. Santana had three hits, two RBIs and a walk as the Aggies used a six-run sixth inning to put the […]

UCD freshman feels the need for speed

“It’s like legal heroin.” That’s how UC Davis freshman Andrew Novich describes professional race car driving — an experience very few get the chance to experience. Local residents are invited to meet the racer and get his autograph Saturday at University Honda, 4343 Chiles Road. The exact time of his appearance will be announced later […]

DHS boys slay the Dragons

As local sports fans may know, the youth feeder program for the Davis High boys lacrosse team goes by the nickname Knights. And while the players running around on Halden Field during the varsity games might not be Knights anymore, on Tuesday they showed that they can still slay Dragons. Sophomore superstar Mikie Schlosser continued […]

DHS JV lacrosse teams battle weather, tough opponents

Davis High’s junior varsity girls lacrosse team split a pair of Bay Shore Athletic League games last week. First, the Blue Devils allowed a goal with 0.8 seconds remaining to drop a 10-9 decision at Piedmont last Tuesday. The Highlanders got off to an early lead, but DHS rallied to close the gap to 6-4 […]