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MLB roundup: Giants make it nine in a row at home

SAN FRANCISCO — Jake Peavy struck out eight and didn’t walk a batter to win his third start in a row and the San Francisco Giants beat Arizona, 6-2, Thursday afternoon for their ninth straight home victory. Hunter Pence put the Giants ahead on a quirky RBI single in the first. Pence literally threw his […]

Two for the money: DHS girls sink Elk Grove

In the new Delta League’s scoring format, nine-hole dual-meet wins give teams two points toward their season total. Though the conference title will largely be decided at the 18-hole league tournaments — where up to nine points are available per team — the Davis High girls golf squad got a little bit of a leg […]

Sports briefs: Blue Devil girls cruise past Woodland Christian

Coming off of a volleyball match against Vacaville on Tuesday, during which they stayed locked in and played well for all five games, the Davis High girls just wanted to keep momentum going when they hosted Woodland Christian on Thursday at The Cage. It was mission accomplished as the Blue Devils got off to a […]

Sturm’s 11 saves pace Devils in the pool

During Thursday’s opening game of the Davis High girls water polo season at Arroyo Pool, one thing became immediately apparent — starting goalkeeper Katrina Sturm is a beast. Sturm led the Blue Devils to an 8-2 victory over Vintage by saving 11 of the 13 shots on goal. The sophomore even helped jump-start the stagnant DHS attack, […]

Tsunami of goals for DHS boys water polo

It took the Davis High boys water polo team seven shots for its first miss in a 16-5 demolishing of Vintage on Thursday at Arroyo Pool. The eighth shot, which came with 2:20 left in the first quarter, actually hit the back post inside the cage before bouncing out, but wasn’t called a goal by the officials. And by […]

Aggies to try new-found explosiveness against FBS Rams

In last week’s 52-17 rout of Fort Lewis, the UC Davis football team used an explosive offense to score four touchdowns from 43 yards or beyond. While those fireworks were exciting for the home crowd, the Aggie task at hand has changed mightily for Saturday. UCD travels to Colorado State for its second 2014 contest against […]

Good luck to former Little Leaguer Soto, about to hit it big?

Man, I cringe just thinking about “Dr. Mario” and his career as a mixed martial artist. I remember this guy as a Davis Little Leaguer who had tons of speed, over-the-top enthusiasm and a distaste for the opposition — even back in T-Ball. Dr. Mario — the stage name for 2005 Davis High graduate Mario […]

Devils get to taste a good Vintage

It sounds like coach-speak, but the Davis High football team truly will need contributions from every player it has Friday against Vintage. The Blue Devils (0-1) played well for three quarters last week, leading River Valley until the final six minutes when the Falcons scored two touchdowns to steal a 25-17 victory. With rosters numbers […]

Pac-12 powers should have an easy week

This week’s picks are as follows: STANFORD over ARMY … after last week’s dismal performance, Stanford has asked the city of Davis for a loan of the MRAP to help its offensive line roll over Army. USC over BOSTON COLLEGE … looks like clear sailing for the Trojans until November. UCLA over TEXAS … the […]

Davis field hockey squad stays hot

FAIR OAKS — The Davis High field hockey team galloped past three straight opponents at home to open the season, but until Wednesday had yet to prove it could do the same on the road. In an afternoon matchup at Bella Vista, the Blue Devils stayed the course, racing past the Broncos, 7-0, to improve to 4-0 […]

Close loss for JV Devils in Week 1

Davis High’s junior varsity football team got its first taste of action Friday night and dropped a close game, 15-14, to River Valley. The loss came despite a strong Blue Devil performance on both sides of the ball. The difference in the game came in the third quarter. Following a DHS touchdown, the locals were […]

Devils scratch a five-year itch by beating St. Francis

For her first four years as the head of the Davis High girls tennis program, coach Sally Hosley’s teams could not find a way past rival St. Francis in nonconference matchups. It was a different story on Wednesday as the two teams played for the first time as members of the new Delta League, and the Blue […]

Blue Devils prepare for Crushers, who are coming off a big win

After enduring a heartbreaking loss to River Valley in last week’s season opener, the Davis High football team has been working relentlessly to prepare for Friday night’s clash with the Vintage Crushers (1-1). The matchup is set for 7:15 p.m. at Brown Stadium. Despite DHS’ 25-17 loss to the Falcons in Week 1, first-year Devil coach John Wiley […]

Youth roundup: AquaMonsters meet is wet and wild

The Davis AquaMonsters hosted a unique event over Labor Day weekend as the organization’s Davis Summer Classic was a combination summer rec and USA swimming meet. The two-day event, which drew swimmers from all over the greater Sacramento area, also featured kicking events, a rarity for this type of meet. “We have the kicking events to emphasize […]

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