JV volleyball sweeps foes; field hockey defense tough

“Playing more games than you practice in a week can be tough because it does not leave a lot of time to work on areas that might have been lacking,” Davis High girls junior varsity volleyball coach Lyndsay Cantrell said. “But you never would have known that by watching (the girls) this week.” No kidding. […]

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Devils top Sheldon, Vintage; now stand at 9-0

Running its win streak to nine, the Blue Devil junior varsity boys soccer squad topped Sheldon and Vintage last week. DHS played a dominant game against Sheldon, winning 5-0 on the road. Ten minutes from start, Ken Hashimoto finished a loose ball in the 18-yard box to put Davis on the scoreboard. Despite multiple shots […]

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Davis JV bounces back with football victory

Coming off an ugly loss to Sacramento, Davis High took advantage of Friday’s junior varsity gridiron matchup with Will C. Wood to redeem itself. Blue Devil quarterback Quinn Williams led the three-headed-monster rushing attack of Williams, Marvin Grant and Wally Perez, which amassed more than 250 yards on the ground. With Williams running for two […]

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DHS field hockey falls to Chico in overtime

Coming off a rough weekend loss, the last thing the Davis High girls field hockey team needed was a bad case of the Mondays. But after falling 4-0 to Archbishop Mitty on Saturday, the Blue Devils regained their mojo against Chico for most of the contest — leading the Panthers for much of the second […]

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Davis girls make short work of Pioneer volleyballers

Playing like they had somewhere else to be, Davis High won a quick three-set girls volleyball match from visiting Pioneer, 25-11, 25-21, 25-20, at The Cage on Monday. New Blue Devil coach Julie Crawford enjoys an up-tempo style of play and she got what she’s teaching on this night. DHS run its record to 7-4 […]

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UCD roundup: Aggie women in a familiar position after one round

UC Davis freshman Beverly Vatananugulkit and juniors Amy Simanton and Demi Runas each fired 1-over 73s in the first round of the Golfweek Conference Challenge at Red Sky Golf Club in Vail, Colo., on Monday, helping the Aggie women to first place. The UCD trio is tied for 10th, while the Aggies lead Oregon and […]

Aggie footballers show class in local classrooms

When someone talks about “looking up to” someone else, it’s a phrase most of us take figuratively and understand the subject matter to be a role model. UC Davis assistant head football coach Mike Moroski understands this completely and has had his athletes live the meaning over the past 18 years. But once a year, […]

Devils work to stop future blitz-happy future foes

Big plays in football. Love ’em or hate ’em. On Friday — in a 33-26 loss to visiting Will C. Wood — the homestanding Davis High fans hated the Wildcats’ penchant for the dramatic. On the first scrimmage play of the second half, Travis Lewis ran 68 yards, erasing the memory of a brilliant Blue […]

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Holy smokes! What a soccer week for the DHS boys

Some coaches like to build team confidence by scheduling early-season cupcakes. Others get their squads ready by finding competition that will challenge players, making them tough for league play and the postseason. Veteran Davis High boys soccer coach Ashley Yudin can be counted in the latter group — but, come on, Ashley, even this week […]

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Junior Blue Devils go 3-1 at home on Saturday

The Davis Junior Blue Devil Midget Blue team scored 22 unanswered points after a scoreless first half to beat Cordova, 22-0, on Saturday. It marked the third victory in as many games for the locals. The Midgets have allowed only one touchdown in three games and, on Saturday, were led by the efforts of Cole […]

UCD roundup: Aggie volleyball team remains white hot at home

Junior outside hitter Allison Whitson collected 45 total kills in three matches to earn Most Valuable Player honors at the Aggie Invitational women’s volleyball tournament at the Pavilion on Saturday. She posted 12 kills in UC Davis’ three-set sweep of Air Force in the morning match then added 17 more in a four-set victory over […]

UCD notebook: Galindo gets it going

After a year of waiting in the wings, the UC Davis football team’s newest offensive weapon has taken flight. Redshirt freshman Corey Galindo, who graduated from Concord High in 2010, has contributed in major ways during the Aggies’ the first three games of 2011. The 6-foot-4, 205-pound wideout has amassed 10 catches for 161 yards, […]

Aggies get first win in home opener

It was just the ticket — for fans and UC Davis football players alike. With the Aggies taking advantage of five turnovers before an appreciative crowd of 10,129, the locals opened their home schedule with a resounding 31-3 win over the University of San Diego on Saturday. “It’s always nice to get your first win,” […]

DHS boys and girls cross country sweep first DVC meet

The Davis High girls and boys cross country teams ran past the competition in the first Delta Valley Conference meet at Elk Grove Park on Wednesday. The Blue Devils almost swept the top five spots in the girls race, earning 16 points, followed by Franklin (47) and Monterey Trail (89). Sophomore Sophie Meads finished first […]

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