UCD ROUNDUP: Swimmers win MPSF title

LONG BEACH — No one was faster in the pool Saturday than the UCD women, who won the team title at the inaugural Mountain Pacific Sports Federation championship meet. The Aggies racked up 726 points to win their second straight conference title since becoming an official member of Division I. Last season,UCD won the Big […]

‘We want that boys title badly’

Track can be a lonely sport. Rarely does the casual fan see running or field events as a team venture. But at Davis High, track and field is all about the team atmosphere, about pushing each other and understanding what it means to push yourself. Blue Devils head coach Spencer Elliott — a former sprint […]

BRIEFS: Girls lacrosse camp starts Monday

The Davis Lacrosse Association is offering a spring lacrosse camp for girls of all skill levels in grades three through eight. Beginning this week, the camp will run Mondays and Wednesdays through April 27 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. There are no sessions scheduled for the first week in April. The cost of the program […]

Devil quartet ‘mat’ters in Stockton

STOCKTON – Almost 500 prep wrestlers — including four seniors from Davis High School — grappled with the odds Friday and Saturday as the Sac-Joaquin Masters Wrestling Championships were conducted in Stockton Arena. While he didn’t advance to the podium, Blue Devil senior Philip Toy went 4-2 during matches in the 32-man, 112-pound division, drawing […]

Davis girls win St. Mary’s tourney

STOCKTON — Falling back on a brilliant defensive stand by goalie Hannah Gendron, the Davis High girls soccer team stopped St. Mary’s 2-1 on penalty kicks and won the Rams’ California Classic on a frigid Saturday night at Thompson Stadium. After Ram Katie Torres put her team up 1-0, junior netminder Gendron rejected three consecutive […]

DHS girls in St. Mary’s finals tonight

STOCKTON — After dispatching arch-rival St. Francis this morning, then beating Oak Ridge in a replay of Friday’s monsoon match, Davis High’s girls soccer team will play the host Rams at 7:15 p.m. today for the St. Mary’s Invitational title. The Blue Devils, on goals by Jennie Hawkins and Anna Maria Gilbertson, topped the Trojans, […]

Riverside is too much for UCD women

They may have been going up against the Highlanders, but the UC Davis women’s basketball team’s quality of play was pretty low on Thursday night. The result was a 74-62 loss to UC Riverside at The Pavilion. To be fair, it wasn’t all bad for the Aggies (18-8, 7-6), who actually outscored the visitors, 43-42, in […]

Aggie fall in double overtime at Irvine

IRVINE — For the second time in two meetings, UC Davis and UC Irvine played a men’s basketball game that needed two extra periods to be decided. On Thursday, there was a lot on the line as the two squads hope to avoid being the last-place team in the Big West and missing the tournament. […]

Aggie swimmers stay on top

LONG BEACH — For the second consecutive day, the UC Davis squad swim its fastest when it matters most. The Aggies set two more school records on Thursday, and achieved four NCAA “B” Consideration Standard times to remain in first place after an outstanding second day of competition at the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Swimming […]

BRIEFS: UCD golfers excel in Auburn

AUBURN — Freshman Daniel Covrig, competing as an individual, won medalist honors with a 7-over 220 to lead three members of the UC Davis men’s golf team who placed in the top five at the William Jessup Spring Classic at The Ridge in Auburn. Covrig opened the tournament with a first-round score of 74, then […]

Young guns like Watney lead the way at Match Play

MARANA, Ariz. — It hasn’t been a bad week for the Americans at this World Golf Championship. They have eight players in the round of 16, the most in five years. The surprise is the list of players. Tiger Woods, Steve Stricker and Jim Furyk were gone after the first round. Phil Mickelson joined them on […]

Strong DHS softball team may challenge for title

After a tumultuous 2010 season that literally came down to the flip of a coin, the Davis High softball team is itching for its chance to show off the deepest roster in the Delta Valley Conference. The Blue Devils lost out to Franklin on the second playoff seed last year, when they guessed wrong on a […]

Davis’ Wilson bonds with thoroughbreds

James Bond has nothing on Michael Wilson. Both are other-worldly handsome, personable and extremely intelligent. They globe-hop to places like Paris, Dubai, London and Australia. They mingle with sheikhs and heads of state. They’re seen at Ascot, the Melbourne Cup, the Kentucky Derby, each surrounded by folks who want to get close, to know more. […]

Watney drops Kim at Match Play

MARANA, Ariz.— In an exciting opening round of the World Golf Championships-Accenture Match Play Championships, Davis High graduate Nick Watney survived to play another day. Tiger Woods, however, couldn’t duplicate that feat. Watney posted a 5-and-4 victory over Anthony Kim on Wednesday in the Jones bracket, turning in 1-under 35 to Kim’s 42 and sat 5-up […]