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 CollegeInsiders.com 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 […]

A special way to spend a Saturday

Enterprise columnist \n There was a time that I thought giving back meant writing a check or buying tickets to the next crab feed. \n Don\’t get me wrong … those donations were the life\’s blood of nonprofit organizations or sports teams. They helped groups like Team Davis (Special Olympics) continue important work. \n I […]

Three cheers for the Blue Devils

Enterprise Correspondent \n It was a historic win for the Davis High cheerleaders on Saturday when they took first place at the United Spirit Association Regional Cheer Competition at Deer Valley High School in Antioch. \n The team scored an 82 in the intermediate varsity category, taking top honors at a contest for the first […]

JV/FROSH ROUNDUP: Devils are picking up steam

\n Watch out, Delta Valley Conference — here comes the Davis High girls junior varsity basketball team. \n The Lady Blue Devils started league play with a 2-0 mark as, first, Grant fell, 66-52, last Tuesday on the road — then Laguna Creek was devoured, 65-24, Friday at The Cage at DHS. \n “We pulled […]

DHS boys find nothing Pleasant about the Grove

Enterprise staff writer \n ANTELOPE — 7 and 11 … great numbers if you\’re shooting craps in Las Vegas. \n 7 and 11 .. not what you want as your basketball team\’s record, especially after a 7-1 start. \n The Davis High boys have been rolling their own dice on a midseason offensive overhaul designed […]