Greiner Athlete of the Week (11/2/11): DHS cross country’s Sophie Meads

It’s a strategy that only the most confident athletes can employ. Lance Armstrong used it on his bicycle to win the Tour de France seven consecutive times. Many competitors have what it takes to excel on the flat parts of a course, but it takes a special athlete — like Greiner Athlete of the Week Sophie […]

November 02, 2011 | Posted in Blue Devils | Tagged ,

Blue Devils treat seniors and fans to a Hallo-win

Though the Davis High volleyball team got a little scare at the end of its Halloween match against Elk Grove, by the end of the night there were no tricks, only treats. The Blue Devils (17-11, 6-3) claimed three straight games from the Thundering Herd to seal another happy memory in the minds of their […]

November 01, 2011 | Posted in Blue Devils | Tagged ,

New York Rangers slow down Sharks

NEW YORK — Ryan Callahan is only 10 games into his tenure as captain of the New York Rangers, and nothing spells leadership more than two goals and an assist in the long-awaited first home win of the season. Doing it against the NHL’s hottest team makes it even better. Callahan scored twice in the […]

November 01, 2011 | Posted in Pro Sports | Tagged ,

DHS roundup: Former Blue Devil wins college award

Dominican University freshman Erik Anderson, a former Davis High goalkeeper, was named to the Pacific West Conference’s Weekly Top 10 Honor Roll for men’s soccer. Anderson, a biological sciences major, recorded 26 saves in two games, with an .897 save percentage and a 1.29 goals against average. He had several outstanding saves in the Penguins’ […]

November 01, 2011 | Posted in Blue Devils | Tagged ,

Sports briefs: Hansen leads Aggie men on Day 1

STOCKTON — Matt Hansen shot even while Matt Seramin and freshman Luke Vivolo each finished at 1-over in Monday’s first round at the SCVB Pacific Invitational at the Brookside Country Club in Stockton, as the UC Davis men’s golf team was in a tie for 10th after the tournament’s first day. The Aggies shot 5-over […]

November 01, 2011 | Posted in Aggies | Tagged ,

DHS girls fare well at Masters golf tournament

Coach Amanda Ryan and the four-player Davis High girls golf contingent competing as individuals in Monday’s Sac-Joaquin Section Masters tournament couldn’t help but smile as they think of the future. Blue Devil sophomores Ji Hye Lee and Kaity Honeychurch were participating in the event for the second straight season — playing when DHS made it […]

November 01, 2011 | Posted in Blue Devils | Tagged ,

DHS’ Reagan always brings the thunder against Herd

For the Elk Grove High football team, it’s good riddance, Shayne Reagan. For the second consecutive season, the Davis High quarterback scared the antlers off the Thundering Herd. In Friday’s 35-18 setback on the road, the Blue Devils (2-6, 0-4 in Delta Valley Conference play) used Reagan’s 235 passing yards and three touchdowns to give […]

November 01, 2011 | Posted in Blue Devils | Tagged ,

Three Junior Blue Devil squads will play for titles

In a season during which six of seven Davis Junior Blue Devil Youth Tackle Football League squads made the playoffs, three local teams are still alive. After stunning victories Saturday, the Junior Midget and Midget Blues earned Division I championship encounters and the Pee Wee Whites will play for the Division 3 crown. JM Blues […]

November 01, 2011 | Posted in Blue Devils | Tagged ,

UCD soccer teams have NCAA aspirations

As regular-season Big West soccer play comes to a close, neither UC Davis team is ready to hang up its cleats. Both the Aggie men and women find themselves with legitimate shots to qualify for the NCAA playoffs. Their fates will be determined in the conference postseason tournaments, which feature the top four teams competing in […]

November 01, 2011 | Posted in Aggies | Tagged ,

UCD roundup: Aggie women capture Big West cross country championship

With three runners in the top 10, including Sarah Sumpter in second place, the UC Davis women’s cross country team brought home its first Big West Conference championship on Saturday at UC Riverside’s Ag/Ops Course. Sumpter clocked in at 20:33.7 in the women’s 6K race, finishing just six seconds behind Long Beach State’s Rosa Del […]

October 30, 2011 | Posted in Aggies | Tagged ,

GW roundup: Cal Poly rallies to get past South Dakota

SAN LUIS OBISPO — James Langford kicked a 39-yard field goal with 36 seconds left to lift Cal Poly to a 27-24 victory over South Dakota on Saturday. After trailing 17-0 at halftime, the Mustangs (5-3, 3-0 Great West) got on the board in the third quarter with a field goal by Langford and a […]

October 30, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Sachi Wong DHS field hockey vs. River Valley photo

DHS senior Sachi Wong handles the ball during a game against River Valley on Friday in the Eastern Athletic League tournament. The Blue Devils hosted the tournament and won three games on Friday before being upset by Pleasant Valley on Saturday morning. Chico defeated Yuba City, 3-1, in the title game.

October 30, 2011 | Posted in Blue Devils | Tagged ,

DHS girls meet an old friend in the NorCal title game

Davis High’s back-and-forth with St. Francis in girls water polo continued Saturday as the Troubadours posted their second 6-3 win over the Blue Devils this season to capture the NorCal tournament title. The two SFHS wins were sandwiched around a 5-4 victory by DHS (25-4) on Oct. 12, and the two teams are likely to […]

October 30, 2011 | Posted in Blue Devils | Tagged ,