DHS once had the best RB in the U.S.

Enterprise columnist \n About a hundred years ago I lost $50 on Marc Hicks. \n I bet a friend that the former Davis High running back would win the Heisman Trophy at Ohio State. \n He didn\’t. I lost. But I was right in my assessment. If you never saw Hicks play, you missed a […]

BREIFS: Aggies season ends in Riverside

\n UC Riverside scored in the fifth minute of action and the Highlander defense held off the UC Davis men\’s soccer team the rest of the way in a 1-0 win on Wednesday night in a crucial Big West Conference matchup at UCR Soccer Stadium. \n With the loss, the Aggies fell to 6-12 overall […]

Mintun is mighty in Aggies women\’s victory

\n Two-time All-Big West first team member Paige Mintun picked up right where she left off for UC Davis on Wednesday, leading the Aggie women\’s basketball team to a 91-33 win over San Francisco State in an exhibition game at The Pavilion. \n Mintun nailed a trio of 3-pointers and scored 17 first-half points to […]

Payne powers UCD men past Menlo

\n Senior guard Mark Payne filled up the stat sheet with 24 points, nine rebounds, five assists and three steals — and the UC Davis men\’s basketball team needed every bit of it to hold off pesky Menlo College, 84-78 in an exhibition game on Wednesday at The Pavilion. \n The contest marked the first […]

UCD\’s opponent has a good QB

Enterprise sports editor \n When most college football teams lose their starting quarterback for the season, there is going to be some kind of drop-off in play at that position. But in that way, North Dakota is not most teams. \n When UC Davis travels to the Alerus Center on Saturday for the first time […]

DHS is few but still standing

Enterprise staff writer \n There they were. All 26 of them. Twenty-three stretching. Quarterbacks Shayne Reagan and Brandon Hassid warming up on the sideline. At the faaaaaar end of the field, Sammy Houck was living the lonely life of a kicker — hitting field goal after field goal. Alone. \n It\’s Wednesday at 5 p.m. […]

Senior Night statement: Devils stop first-place Franklin

Enterprise staff writer \n That\’s the way to end a season. But is 2010 really over for the Davis High girls volleyball team? \n After struggling through the Delta Valley \n Conference with a 5-4 record (8-15 overall), the Blue Devils snapped first-place Franklin\’s eight-match winning streak at Wednesday\’s Senior Night at The Cage. \n […]

Devils on a collision course for a section title

Enterprise staff writer \n They\’re locked and loaded at Davis High School. \n The rest of the Sac-Joaquin Section water polo teams know what\’s ahead — get past the two Blue Devil teams and you\’re probably headed for a section crown. \n While the DHS boys (16-11) will have some serious work to do to […]

Davis JV boys end tough

Special to The Enterprise \n Another Davis High junior varsity boys soccer season came to a terrific close last week as the Blue Devils beat Elk Grove and Franklin. \n The locals finished with an 18-4-2 mark while scoring 82 goals – 64 more than their opposition. \n On Oct. 26, Davis went on the […]

JV ROUNDUP: Cross country rolls at DVC

\n FOLSOM — The Davis High cross country freshman/sophomore teams raced their way to league \n titles at the Delta Valley Conference Championships Saturday at the Willow Hills course near the Folsom High campus. \n Both teams were dominant in team scoring, with the girls taking the top two spots and placing nine harriers in […]

DHS truck makes its final stop Friday

Enterprise staff writer \n These must be our own Grateful Dead. \n Beaten down as the physical mismatches pile up … \n Probably tired of falling behind, then playing their hearts out late in games … \n Certainly not buoyed by key injuries to guys like tailback Courtney Williams, play-anywhere Dan Denkers, promising lineman John […]

Blue Devils ace first test

Enterprise staff writer \n The first-round Sac-Joaquin Section playoff match versus visiting Pleasant Grove on Tuesday marked the first real test in some time for Davis High\’s girls tennis team. \n Grade? A-plus. \n “Sometimes it\’s hard (after a soft DVC slate). The girls get in a lull,” first-year Blue Devil head coach Sally Hosley […]

DHS boys soccer playoff games are a fall tradition

Enterprise staff writer \n It\’s almost a right of passage for seniors in the Davis High boys soccer program. \n Every fall, the regular season ends with a lot of wins, few losses and visions of yet another Sac-Joaquin Section title. \n This season\’s departing Blue Devils — Erik Anderson, Cyrus Ghaffari, Alex Vivona, Alex […]

BRIEFS: Aggies move up four spots

\n STOCKTON — Freshman Matt Hansen shot a 2-under 69, while three other Aggies fired 70\’s and the UC Davis men\’s golf team was five shots under par during Tuesday\’s second round of the Stockton Sports Commission Pacific Invitational to moving up to fifth place. \n Austin Graham, Andrew Haggen and Tyler Raber, a Davis […]