JV/FROSH ROUNDUP: Freshmen have success

\n NAPA — The Davis High freshman boys basketball team won the consolation championship at the Napa Tournament last week. \n After a 51-41 loss to Marin Catholic in the opener, the Blue Devils came storming back with wins over Will C. Wood (55-34) and Rancho of Rohnert Park (62-24). \n Standing at 9-3 heading […]

JV boys score a Ram Jam title

Special to The Enterprise \n DIXON — It was a dominating championship run for the Davis High boys junior varsity basketball team as it captured the Dixon Ram Jam Invitational last week. \n In beating Winters, Orland and St. Patrick/St. Vincent, the Blue Devils averaged a whopping 82 points a game. \n In the title […]

Aggies top Matadors, 78-56

\n Vicky Deely tied her career high with 22 points and five three-pointers on Sunday afternoon, and UC Davis had an 18-5 run to break open a close game at halftime, as the UC Davis womens basketball team evened its Big West Conference record with a 78-56 win over visiting Cal State Northridge at The […]

Five DHS wrestlers show Guts, get Glory

\n All five Davis High wrestlers who competed at the No Guts No Glory Tournament took home medals on Wednesday in one of the top performances of the year by the Blue Devils. \n DHS head coach Ty Brown was pleased with the results, especially because some of the grapplers earned medals for the first […]

Mom questions twins\’ dismissal from Lady Devils

Enterprise staff writer \n Davis High girls basketball coach Jeff Christian stands behind his decision to remove standout \n twin-sister players Khaliya and Malika Wilkins from the Lady Blue Devils\’ roster. \n But since her daughters\’ dismissal from the team last week, the girls\’ mother, Lorraine Wilkins, has been publicly critical of the situation, posting […]

Surprising loss for UCD women in Big West opener

Enterprise staff writer \n The whole Aggie Nation is happy to see 2010 go. \n Not that a 10-3 start is a bad thing for the UC Davis women\’s basketball squad. But a New Year\’s Eve saw a poor ending to an otherwise good year for the defending Big West champs. So, good riddance. \n […]

End of year is rough for Davis basketball

Enterprise columnist \n Had somebody told me — after all the promise that has shined through in Davis basketball this winter — that the final week of the year would be such a mess, I\’d have laughed in their face. \n But as we turn the calendar, let\’s hope for auld lang syne as it […]

Devil girls\’ revamped roster is strong in loss

Enterprise correspondent \n DIXON — Some might call it the end of an era … \n When Davis High girls basketball fans showed up to the third-place game of the Ram Jam Invitational at Dixon High on Thursday, some were surprised at the absence of long-time varsity players, senior twins Malika and Khaliya Wilkins. \n […]

DHS boys lose Mohr then just a game

Enterprise staff writer \n What began as a trip designed to test the Davis High boys basketball team\’s mettle against some of the West Coast\’s best programs has finished pretty much a nightmare. \n While Blue Devils coach Dan Gonzalez praised his players for “a good effort against some very good teams,” the locals nonetheless […]

Top 10 sports stories of 2010

Enterprise staff writers \n While it was another great year on the field for local sports, the struggling economy made for one truly unpleasant story, and it tops The Davis Enterprise\’s list of top local sports stories of 2010. \n 1. Four UC Davis teams — wrestling, men\’s swimming and diving, women\’s rowing and men\’s […]

Remember, you read it here first

Enterprise columnist \n Elsewhere in today\’s paper there is a blow-by-blow recounting of the top news stories of 2010. Pulitzer-quality stuff, to be sure, and certain to set off many debates in town over which story was picked No. 1 and which story was left out altogether. \n The truly difficult task, however, falls to […]

High-scoring Aggies fall to CSUN

\n NORTHRIDGE — The UC Davis men\’s basketball team set its season high for points in winning its Big West opener earlier this week. On Thursday, the offense was there again, but the Aggie defense couldn\’t do enough to slow Cal State Northridge and UCD went to 1-1 in conference with an 87-81 loss at […]

DHS\’ Brittan is a breath of fresh air

Enterprise staff writer \n She\’s a new face on the bench. A new voice in the basketball program. An inspiration to those around her. \n By all accounts, she\’s a breath of fresh air — helping students and athletes reach their full potential. \n Newcomer Hilary Brittan, in short, has made a big splash in […]

Shooting still haunts Devil boys

\n RANCHO BERNARDO — The journey continued Wednesday for a game Davis High boys basketball team in the ESPN/iScore Classic in San Diego County. \n For the second straight day, the Blue Devils came close but lost a contest in which they outrebounded and — for the most part — outplayed their opposition at Rancho […]