DHS JV boys lacrosse on five-game win streak

As the high school lacrosse season moves into the final two weeks, the Blue Devil junior varsity team continues to build up its record with wins against Campolindo and Northgate to continuing a five-game win streak. DHS started the week with a 4-3 overtime victory over Campolindo. The Blue Devil defensive group — Connal Hart, Max Guida, […]

Frosh/soph tracksters sharp at Halden

It marked the return of the meet named in honor of Dewey Halden — the late, longtime Davis High coach, teacher and administrator. If the ol’ professor had been around to watch the Blue Devil frosh/soph track and field teams compete last Saturday, he would have been very proud. While no team scoring was kept, the young Devils were […]

JV girls soccer: The beat goes on, in a big way

The record is lofty: 15-0-2. The win margins are impressive: 16-0 and 10-0. And while the Blue Devils continues to roll, it’s no wonder this program is the feeding ground for DHS varsity team that is ranked No. 1 in the nation. After the Davis JVs accepted a 1-0 forfeit victory from Laguna Creek last Thursday, it dispatched the […]

Davis JV baseball squad is perfect in Pleasant Grove tourney

ELK GROVE — The Blue Devil junior varsity baseball team was a perfect 4-0 in last week’s Pleasant Grove Easter Tournament. Davis High opened things with a 2-1 win over Woodland. Shane Norton, who had singled in the seventh, scored the winning run on a Wolves’ throwing error. A first-inning single, stolen base and two […]

Frosh baseballers top Pioneer in league action

The Davis High freshman baseball team had another strong week, twice beating second-place Pioneer, then dropping a thrilling nonleague contest to powerful Jesuit in extra innings. The Blue Devils lost 8-4 to Jesuit. After falling behind, 3-0 DHS was able to mount a rally started by walks to Kaysey England and Brendan MacDonald. After C.K. […]

River Cat bats go silent after second inning in loss

Sacramento used a five-run second inning to take a brief lead, but Tucson held the River Cats scoreless the rest of the way to get a 7-5 victory on Monday at Raley Field. After the Padres went up 4-0 early, using first baseman Anthony Rizzo’s league-leading seventh homer to get two of the runs, the […]

Angels ace Weaver outpitches A’s Gonzalez

ANAHEIM — Los Angeles’ Jered Weaver struck out 10 and won his sixth straight start in defeating Oakland, 5-0, on Monday. Gio Gonzalez (2-2) gave up five runs — four earned — and eight hits in five innings for the A’s, while striking out five. Oakland was shut out for the third time in five […]

DHS boys tennis squad smashes Elk Grove

With a busy week of Delta Valley Conference tennis at hand, the Davis High boys team got an easy win under its belt on Monday in Elk Grove. In the 9-0 victory over the Thundering Herd, the Blue Devils’ singles lineup of No. 1 Glenn Hull, No. 2 Andrew Dumit, No. 3 Robert Lipman, No. […]

Sharks need OT but advance with Game 6 victory

LOS ANGELES — Joe Thornton scored 2:22 into overtime Monday night to give San Jose a 4-3 victory over the Los Angeles Kings and send the Sharks to a first-round series win. Kyle Wellwood, Jason Demers and Dany Heatley also scored for the Sharks, who wrapped up the all-California series in six games. Justin Williams, […]

Soccer rematch with Grant is another 10-0 win for Devils

Different field, same result. The Davis High girls soccer team demolished Grant, 10-0, Monday on Yudin Field, to capture the Delta Valley Conference home-and-home series against the Pacers by a total score of 20-0. Just like in the first matchup, the Blue Devils (19-0-1) proved to be the superior team early on, setting the game […]

Hoshovsky, Miramontes pace DHS’ 7-0 win at The Creek

Alec Miramontes pitched a two-hit shutout and Galen Hoshovksy’s three-run homer broke open a close game as Davis High continued its white-hot baseball run at Laguna Creek In beating the Cardinals, 7-0, on Monday, the Blue Devils ran their record to 15-3-1. At 6-2 in Delta Valley Conference play, DHS all but clinched a third-place […]

Bell rings again as Padres, Pirates tie, 7-7

Ryan Bell hit his third home run of the season for the Padres, but Pirate Griffin Duisenberg countered with a two-run blast as the two teams tied 7-7 in a Davis Little League majors-division contest last week. The Pirates led 5-2 until Bell’s blast knotted things in the fourth. Bell also doubled. Padre hitters Aaron […]

AAA Rangers have big week in Little League

The Rangers of the Davis Little League AAA division rolled through last week unbeaten, but it wasn’t easy, thanks to a hard-fought 10-9 victory over the Rockies. The Rangers also managed 8-3 triumphs over the potent Blue Jays and 13-4 against the Cardinals. In the game against the Jays, Will Smith drove in two runs […]

Baseball equipment: What goes around, comes around

By Gregg Schwab It seems like Little League baseball — after the players — is all about the equipment. Suppose your youngster was interested in playing baseball with Davis Little League and wanted to know all about how the equipment works. What follows here is a hypothetical interview concerning equipment needs of DLL … Q. […]