Players-turned-coaches guide UCD

Enterprise staff writer Tim Plough hosted Sean Creadick on his recruiting visit to UC Davis in 2005, and the pair spent two years as teammates for the Aggies. Fast-forward to 2010 and the relationship between the now former teammates has changed, not because they wanted it to but because it was necessary. Creadick is a […]

Blue Devils face their toughest test Friday

Enterprise staff writer Good luck. Sputtering along at 1-6 in a football season peppered with key injuries, Davis High has been trying to close ranks and win the little battles. Suddenly, deep in the Delta Valley Conference schedule, the Blue Devils come face-to-face with the whole Roman Empire this Friday. On the road at Grant […]

Blue Devils are brigade mates

Two Davis High School and UC Davis graduates crossed paths half a world away, in Iraq, as members of the 4th Stryker Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division. President Obama designated this brigade, based at Fort Lewis, Wash., as the last combat brigade to leave Iraq. U.S. Army Capt. Jason Smith, the son of Richard and Linda […]

BRIEFS: UCDÕs goalkeeper honored

Freshman goalkeeper Omar Zeenni was named the Big West Conference Defensive Player of the Week, it was announced Monday by the conference office. Zeenni concluded the week with two shutout victories after UC Davis defeated UC Riverside in overtime by a score of 1-0 Wednesday and took a 1-0 double overtime win over Cal State […]

Errors doom Devils in loss

ELK GROVE Ñ The Davis High girls volleyball team was unable to capitalize on its chances on Monday, falling to Franklin 25-20, 25-23, 25-15 and dropping into third place in the DeltaValley Conference. ÒWe had chances to win all three games but didnÕt take them,Ó said head coach Leigh Whitmire. ÒThey had a good blocking […]

DHS looks to tackle problems

Enterprise staff writer There was help with addition of former junior varsity standout Grant Dickerson. Lineman Blair Kittle played one of his most inspired games of 2010. Dane Denkers, used at a handful of positions, continued to do whatever was asked of him. Mix in Brent Martin, Corey Nelson and Nick Jenness, and there was […]

New chapter begins for UCD men

The UC Davis menÕs basketball team officially opened the 2010-11 season, practicing for the first time on Friday. The Aggies begin their regular season competition in four weeks (Nov. 12 in Portland), after finishing with a 14-18 overall record and an 8-8 mark in the Big West a year ago. UCD has improved in both […]

UCD BRIEFS: Aggies get first-ever NorPac win

Playing its final home game of the season, the UC Davis field hockey team posted its first NorPac Conference win in program history. The Aggies defeated Pacific, 2-1, when Nadia Namdari scored an overtime goal at Aggie Stadium. The game was also UCDÕs ÒPlay 4 the CureÓ game to raise awareness for breast cancer research. […]

ShawleeÕs goal is golden for UCD

Enterprise staff writer The UC Davis menÕs soccer team hasnÕt done a very good job of taking its chances early in games this year, and head coach Dwayne Shaffer wouldnÕt mind if his team learned the trait. But as long as the Aggies continue to end up on the right side of the scoreline, Shaffer […]

Homecoming win not in the Cards for DHS

Enterprise staff writer Despite dropping its sixth straight game Ñ 42-28 to visiting Laguna Creek on Friday at Homecoming Ñ it was a game filled with little victories for Davis High. ÒThat was as good a half as I have seen from a high school tight end,Ó Blue Devil football coach Steve Smyte said of […]

Ags use bye to heal up

Enterprise staff writer Every college football team has a bye week at some point during the season. On the heels of two straight victories Ñ including a 17-13 win over South Dakota in the Great West opener Ñ UC Davis was off on Saturday. Aggie head coach Bob Biggs saw positives and negatives about the […]

Host Devils win five games at Davis Jamboree

After the Davis High girls provided a sneak preview of what was to come in a win over Buchanan on Thursday, night, the main event on Friday and Saturday was an overwhelming success. With most of the best water polo teams from throughout Northern California getting together at Schaal Aquatics Center on the UC Davis […]

BRIEFS: DHS can’t break through at Grant

SACRAMENTO ÑÊÒWeÕve just hit one of those spells.Ó Davis High boys soccer coach Ashley Yudin didnÕt sound too concerned after a scoreless tie against Grant on the road Thursday. But thereÕs no doubt the Devils need to start converting on their opportunities. On Tuesday, DHS was scoreless for over 80 minutes before finding the net […]

Hurry up and get to the field

Enterprise columnist You still have time, but donÕt dawdle. Tonight, Ron & Mary Brown Stadium at Davis High School is to be christened Ñ and while you probably missed the official dedication ceremony (slated for 3:45 p.m.) thereÕs going to be a heckuva football game when the Blue Devils entertain Laguna Creek at Homecoming. Besides […]