Aggie men break skid with huge home win

Enterprise correspondent \n The UC Davis men\’s basketball team snapped a five-game losing streak on Thursday by dismantling UC Riverside, 82-52, in a Big West Conference game at The Pavilion. \n Leading the way for the Aggies (7-12, 2-5) were senior stars Joe Harden, who recorded 22 points on 7-9 shooting, and Mark Payne, who […]

Despite shooting woes, DHS plays hard

Enterprise columnist \n What\’s wrong with the Davis High boys basketball team? \n Nothing is wrong with these guys. Some teams just can\’t shoot. Our Blue Devils have proven to be one of those teams. \n In fashioning a 7-1 start — including winning the Les Curry Invitational in their own gym — the Blue […]

BREIFS: Cycling legend to speak at HOF

\n George Mount, a 1997 inductee, will be at the U.S. Bicycling Hall of Fame, 303 Third St., on Sunday for a talk from 4 to 5 p.m. \n Mount will tell stories and show photos of his days as the first modern American cyclist to race successfully in Europe. \n A Northern California resident […]

Two locals tee off at Torrey Pines

\n A pair of golfers with local ties opened up their 2011 PGA Tour season today at the Farmer\’s Insurance Open — with 2004 UC Davis graduate Scott Gordon teeing off in his first career tournament at golf\’s highest level. \n 1999 Davis High graduate Nick Watney started his fifth season on tour at the […]

Community comes out for Anibaba

Enterprise staff writer \n At one point, the kids were lined up out the door. \n Wednesday afternoon downtown at Soccer & Lifestyle was a jumpin\’ place. \n What was the attraction? \n Hometown hero Jalil Anibaba — a recent Major League Soccer first-round draft choice of the Chicago Fire — returned to Davis for […]

Devils fight, but skid goes on

Enterprise staff writer \n In basketball, defense wins games.* \n *Footnote: It also helps to score baskets. \n On Wednesday, in a game that initially looked like it would be a blowout, the Davis High boys didn\’t let things get completely out of hand against Franklin — but couldn\’t buy a bucket and dropped their […]

Thursday\’s Aggie men\’s game is on TV

\n They say perception is reality. Well, that could be a good thing for the UC Davis men\’s basketball team on Thursday, when it will play its second televised game this month. \n The home matchup against UC Riverside (7-10, 2-3 Big West) starts at 7 p.m., and will be shown on Comcast SportsNet California. […]

Forfeits hurt DHS wrestlers again

\n About halfway through Monday\’s Delta Valley Conference dual meet at Monterey Trail, Davis High head coach Ty Brown barked out some instructions to co-captain Scott Derby. \n The advice was right on, as Derby got off to a quick lead, then extended his advantage throughout the bout. \n His victory put the Blue Devils […]

BRIEFS: Spots open for spring lacrosse

\n The Davis Lacrosse Association has extended registration for the U9 and U11 boys spring season. \n Players born between Jan. 1, 2000, and Dec. 31, 2001, can sign up for the U11 Lightning and athletes born between Jan. 1, 2002, and Dec. 31, 2003, can sign up for the U9 Bantam at http://www.davislax.org. \n […]

Sadler is strong for Lady Devils

Enterprise staff writer \n She\’s a Blue (collar) Devil through and through. \n In basketball, center Sarah Sadler will do what she has to get the rebound, set the screen, dish the ball to the right person. \n She\’s an immovable object on defense, who has become a big reason the Davis High girls have […]

DHS girls defeat Franklin

Enterprise staff writer \n ELK GROVE — Leading by one point with less than a minute remaining in a basketball game, how do you maintain your lead? \n If you have a player like Malika Wilkins on your team — and you\’re a smart coach — you keep the ball in the hands of your […]

JV/FROSH ROUNDUP: DHS JV girls win a nailbiter

\n ELK GROVE — With the Davis High junior varsity girls on fire in the first eight minutes — leading 18-5 — Monterey Trail doused the flames late, but didn\’t quite extinguish the Lady Blue Devils, who escaped with a 38-37 Delta Valley Conference basketball victory. \n “As it goes down in the scorebook, a […]

BRIEFS: Meet Anibaba on Wednesday

\n Davis\’ very own professional soccer player, Jalil Anibaba, will greet fans, take pictures and sign autographs on Wednesday beginning at 4:30 p.m. in an event at Soccer & Lifestyle, 517 Second St. \n Most of the local youth soccer teams will be there and the entire community is invited to meet Anibaba, a former […]

Blue Devil JV boys keep rolling along

\n From Friday\’s opening tip, the juggernaut Davis High boys junior varsity basketball team was in control of a 78-41 Delta Valley Conference victory over Monterey Trail at home. \n The win ran the Blue Devils\’ record to 16-4 overall and 3-0 in DVC play. \n “We got into our offensive flow early,” DHS coach […]