Devils lose to NU in volleyball

With early season games against tough opponents, Davis High girls volleyball coach Leigh Whitmire isnÕt expecting to see her team win every match. But the veteran coach would like to see a bit more competitiveness and consistency from her squad. Whitmire saw some spurts of good play in TuesdayÕs 25-11, 25-17, 25-16 loss to area […]

DHS and Wood are similar football teams

Enterprise staff writer After two games, Will C. Wood High seems like a resurrected team. ThereÕs a new coach, a 1-1 start in which the offense looks rejuvenated, and some promise being shown by an undersized defense. WildcatsÕ first-year man Carlos Meraz says FridayÕs game will tell his teamÕs fans a lot more about who […]

Aggie practices are brother against brother

Enterprise staff writer The relationship between the offensive and defensive units of a football team is unique during practice because on each play, oneÕs success is the otherÕs failure. Over the course of the season, the UC Davis football team will spend approximately 175 hours on the practice field so there will be plenty of […]

JV Devils in 35-6 shellacking of Sac High

Enterprise correspondent SACRAMENTO Ñ New week, same result. For the second week in a row, the Davis High junior varsity football team trounced its opponent, beating the Sacramento High Dragons, 35-6, on Saturday. Running back Kevin Sorensen Ñ doing his best Toby Gerhart impression Ñ rushed for 103 yards on 15 tries, an average of […]

UCD pushes the Hornets to five games

Junior middle hitter Kelsey Elston fired back-to-back kills to finish off Sacramento StateÕs five-set win over UC Davis in nonconference a womenÕs volleyball match at the Pavilion on Tuesday in front of 438 fans. The Aggies, playing in their home opener, slipped to 5-4 on the year. The Hornets evened their record at 6-6 and […]

JV/FROSH ROUNDUP: Girls polo excels at tourney

LOS ALTOS Ñ They were thiiiiissssss close to winning SaturdayÕs Los Altos High junior varsity girls water polo tournament, but when the waves calmed, Davis High had taken second place after a sudden-death overtime loss to St. Francis (Mountain View). Mohr, the 2007 Davis High Athlete of the Year and a water polo star at […]

Blue Devil soccer bounces back

Enterprise staff writer ItÕs been seven seasons since Davis High has lost consecutive games in boysÕ soccer. On Monday Ñ against an over-matched Sheldon Ñ Dylan West, Cyrus Ghaffari and the Blue Devils were determined to end their mini-skid. With West scoring two second-half goals and Ghaffari dancing through the Huskies like Baryshnikov at his […]

Bad calls hurt DHS football

Enterprise staff writer As the Blue Devils lick their wounds from SaturdayÕs 27-13 setback at Sacramento High, a look back shows the nonleague football contest was a circus of missed opportunities for both teams. Davis had two touchdowns called back on what Davis High coach Steve Smyte says were phantom penalties. DHS turned the ball […]

BRIEFS: DHS cross country gets a look at rivals

The Davis High cross country team took to the trails at Granite Regional Park last Saturday and got their first look at their Division I rivals in the Sac-Joaquin Section. When the dust settled in the varsity races, Oak Ridge stood at the top with winning team scores in both the boys and girls varsity […]

DHS boys get a 6-0 JV soccer win

Davis HighÕs boys junior varsity soccer team outplayed Sheldon on Monday, cruising to a 6-0 victory at Yudin Field. Possessing the ball for 80 percent of the contest, the Blue Devils danced between short, quick passes through the center of the pitch and along wide crossovers through the wings to overwhelm their opponents. The relentless […]

Blue Devils bounce back: End rare two-game losing skid

Enterprise staff writer ItÕs been seven seasons since Davis High has lost consecutive games in boysÕ soccer. On Monday Ñ against an over-matched Sheldon Ñ Dylan West, Cyrus Ghaffari and the Blue Devils were determined to end their mini-skid. With West scoring two second-half goals and Ghaffari dancing through the Huskies like Baryshnikov at his […]

UCD football is at a crossroads

Enterprise staff writer In an 11-game college football season, one or two games can make all the difference. One win can give a team some momentum and get them going in the right direction, while a couple of losses can kill their chances of accomplishing their goals for that year. UC Davis already has come […]

UCD BRIEFS: WomenÕs soccer kicks Fresno in OT

FRESNO Ñ After falling behind 2-0 vs. Fresno State, the UC Davis womenÕs soccer team rallied to extend the game into overtime, where Samantha Faber scored a golden goal to give the Aggies a 3-2 win on Sunday at Bulldogs Stadium. The Bulldogs (4-3) held a 23-11 advantage in shots over UCD (2-2-1) and a […]

Johnson closes out a win at Cog Hill

LEMONT, Ill. Ñ Maybe now everyone will believe Dustin Johnson when he says he is over a summer of Sunday disappointments. First came an 82 on the final day of the U.S. Open. Then came a crushing blow at the PGA Championship, when he was denied a spot in the playoff for not realizing he […]