Blue Devils hammer Rocklin 9-0

The Davis High girls tennis team showed no mercy in itÕs home opener against Rocklin on Wednesday, pounding the visiting Thunder 9-0. Eight of the nine matches were straight sets victories as the Blue Devils improved to 2-0 on the season. InŽs Guinard got things started for the Blue Devils at No. 1 singles with […]

Armijo game not quite a day at the beach for DHS

Enterprise staff writer FAIRFIELD Ñ When the 2010 football season kicks off Friday night at Pioneer High in Woodland, the Davis High football team to provide some bad vibrations for Armijo quarterback Brian Wilson in an effort to beach this boy. No, not that Brian Wilson (who was a standout quarterback at Hawthorne High before […]

Defending DVC champs want Mohr

Enterprise staff writer – EditorÕs note: This is the eighth in a nine-part series showcasing fall sports at Davis High School. Today: girls golf ItÕs going to be a bittersweet year for Davis High girls golf coach Rhonda Mohr. When the final putt drops this fall, Mohr is finishing her masterÕs (kinesiology) and moving to […]

HereÕs our chance to be football coaches

Enterprise columnist IÕve always been big on audience participation, which explains my excitement with new Davis High football coach Steve Smyte and his offer to let Blue Devil fans call some of his teamÕs plays this fall. As explained in this very newspaper one day last week ÒDespite all the XÕs and OÕs dancing through […]

DHS field hockey plays well in Chico

The DHS field hockey team traveled to Chico on Saturday for a preseason tournament in which all teams face off in shortened 20 minute games. The Blue Devils finished the tournament 5-1-1 and allowed only two shots on goal in the seven games. DHS came out strong against an improved Bella Vista squad and sophomore […]

DHS’ revamped defense: Devils make switch to a 3-4 base

Enterprise staff writer Newspaper scribes are fond of looking at a previous football season and extrapolating from that performance what might lie ahead in the next campaign. With the 2010 edition of the Davis High Blue Devils, forget everything that came before Ñ even if there are a number of similar cast members, and so-called […]

Blue Devil girls ready to repeat

Enterprise staff writer ÒWe are the new team to beat.Ó No cockiness. No chest pounding. HeÕs not trying to rub anybodyÕs face in the fact that Davis High is the defending Sac-Joaquin Section girlsÕ water polo champions. Blue Devil coach Doug Wright just reviewed his roster, looked out in the pool after MondayÕs first practice […]

Aggie men edge Chico in exhibition

The UC Davis menÕs soccer team posted a 1-0 win over visiting Chico State in an exhibition game on Sunday at Aggie Soccer Field. In the 47th minute, Lance Patterson dribbled through several Chico State defenders, then sent a cross into the middle of the penalty area which found Nick Grigoriev. The freshman sent a […]

GOLF: Kuchar wins Barclays on first playoff hole

PARAMUS, N.J. Ñ Matt KucharÕs fortunes took quite a turn Sunday, and so did his golf ball. Kuchar beat Martin Laird in a playoff at The Barclays with a shot out of the rough that rolled toward the back of the 18th green, then caught enough of the slope to turn back toward the hole […]

BRIEFS: UCD’s Varney sets milestone

SALT LAKE CITY Ñ Despite losing each of the games by four points or less, the UC Davis womenÕs volleyball team dropped its first two matches of the season at the Utah Classic Tournament. On Friday, Utah needed four sets to beat the Aggies, 25-22, 25-23, 16-25, 25-23, before UCD fell to Utah State on […]

Blue Devils have history on their side

Enterprise staff writer – EditorÕs note: This is the seventh in a nine-part series showcasing fall sports at Davis High School. Today: boys water polo. Despite the graduation of seven important players from last yearÕs section runner-up Davis High boys water polo team, Blue Devil coach Tracy Stapleton has a feeling … ÒThis team reminds […]

DHS defense is strong in scrimmage

RIO LINDA Ñ After two offensive plays in FridayÕs six-team football scrimmage at Rio Linda High, the Blue Devils had two quick Òtouchdowns.Ó But the best news may have come on the defensive side of the ball. ÒWe did a nice job coming out fired up,Ó Davis High coach Steve Smyte said after his team […]

Aggies show signs on both sides of the ball during final tune-up

Enterprise staff writer ItÕs usually not a good sign when the first pass of a scrimmage is completed by the third-string quarterback, particularly after the first two already have five combined drives under their belts. But despite the slow start, the UC Davis offense picked it up as the annual Blue-Gold Scrimmage progressed at Aggie […]

UCD announces it will allow tailgating at Aggie Stadium

Enterprise staff writer UC Davis has introduced a limited pilot tailgating program with family-friendly options for football games this fall. Included in the program is an expanded area for the Aggie Pride Festival, which will feature interactive entertainment and food, and limited tailgating in one parking lot, while wine and beer will be permitted in […]