Friends, football and fun at Aggie Stadium

Enterprise staff writer \n The temperature was in the low 70s, with brilliant sunshine, and our college campus was bursting with activity on Saturday. \n Spring sports teams were getting the kinks out. Joggers and cyclists were everywhere. At the \n Arboretum, picnickers were sprawled out on the grass and, as a gentle breeze from […]

BRIEFS: UCD Senior Day goes swimmingly

\n Liliana Alvarez, Kayleigh Foley and Linda Hermann each won two individual events on Saturday to lead the UC Davis women\’s swimming and diving team to a 200-93 Senior Day \n victory over Cal State Bakersfield at Schaal Aquatics Center. \n It was the Aggies\’ third straight dual-meet win and moved their overall record to […]

Pacific doesn\’t care about the Aggies\’ Payne

Enterprise correspondent \n The returns of Mark Payne (seven points) and Todd Lowenthal (two points) from three- and nine-game absences, respectively, due to injuries were about the only positives for the UC Davis men\’s basketball team on Saturday at The Pavilion. \n And they came with one big negative: an 87-54 loss to Pacific (11-8), […]

Blue Devil boys need Mohr against Monterey Trail

Enterprise correspondent \n A big-time performance by senior Tim Mohr, in his return from a broken wrist, wasn\’t enough to provide a life preserver to the Davis High boys basketball team\’s sinking ship. \n The Blue Devils\’ losing streak hit 11 games on Friday as they fell at home to Monterey Trail, 72-49. \n In […]

Khaliya Wilkins\’ 30 lifts DHS girls

\n ELK GROVE — It was tough enough to tell them apart before, especially when they wear their hair \n in the same drawn-back bun. After all, Davis High basketball stars Malika and Khaliya Wilkins are identical twin sisters. \n Just to make scorekeepers and reporters crazy, they\’re a blur on the basketball court and […]

UCD women tame the Tigers

\n STOCKTON — For UC Davis\’ Paige Mintun, Saturday\’s block party extended all the way to the Alex G. Spanos Center on the University of Pacific\’s campus in Stockton. \n Mintun set the school record for career blocks, and added a game-high 19 points for good measure, as the Aggies defeated the Tigers, 65-57, in […]

Struggling DHS boys need your support

Enterprise columnist \n If you\’re a basketball fan, your first move this weekend will be attending tonight\’s Davis High boys game against Monterey Trail. \n The Blue Devils, a team waaaaaay better than its 7-11 mark, will try to win their first game since Dec. 18. \n Losers of 10 straight — the program\’s longest […]

UCD women look for revenge in Stockton

\n When the UC Davis women\’s basketball team is at its best, it is forcing turnovers by the boatload, getting easy baskets in transition and nailing threes in its halfcourt offense. \n At 13-4 overall, 3-2 in Big West play and ranked 10th in the most recent Mid-Major Top 25 poll, the Aggies have […]

Aggie men host Pacific on Saturday

\n The last time Pacific was in town for a men\’s basketball outing, UC Davis\’ 62-59 win at The Pavilion broke a 49-game losing streak against the Tigers that had lasted for 68 years. \n On Saturday, when the Aggies face Pacific for the first time since that Feb. 10, 2010 contest, they will be […]

Lady Blue Devils ready to get back on court

\n Coming off of two of its best games of the season — in fact two of its highest-scoring outputs in five years — the Davis High girls basketball team didn\’t really need a break. \n But after starting off 2-0 in Delta Valley Conference play last week, the schedule handed the Lady Blue Devils […]

UCD\’s Foley finds fortune

\n With dual meet wins last Friday and Saturday, it was a successful weekend for the UC Davis swimming and diving team. Junior Kayleigh Foley\’s five individual wins were a big part of that accomplishment. \n The Aggie speedster, who also anchored the winning 400 freestyle relay squad on Friday, was recognized Wednesday for her […]

Young Devils show heart in loss

Enterprise correspondent \n Gutsy but green, the Davis High wrestling team dropped all six matches it competed in — and had to forfeit the others because of injury — against a deep and talented Elk Grove squad on Wednesday at DHS. \n The Thundering Herd, who have topped the Delta Valley Conference the last eight […]

DHS boys set for a Friday home game

Enterprise staff writer \n Any coach worth his salt will tell you high school sports are a learning process. \n Understanding what\’s being taught, how to overcome physical setbacks and balancing misfortune with continued enthusiasm are all part of the deal. \n Given the current state of Davis High boys basketball team, when the season […]

Miller is making the MPSF take notice

\n Two weeks into her senior season, UC Davis gymnast Marcy Miller is off to a pretty good start, at least according to the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation. \n After winning the award for the previous hebdomad, the Aggie standout earned her second consecutive conference gymnast of the week honor on Tuesday. It is also […]