Aggies could take a WAC at the big time

Enterprise columnist Some folks will say what follows is about as wacky as it can get. You may well be among them. Read on, my friend. Actually, weÕre talking WAC-ky, as in the Western Athletic Conference, which finds itself with just six members after Fresno State and Nevada both bolted on Wednesday for the Mountain […]

Despite injuries, DHS shines in Blue and White game

Enterprise staff writer An intrasquad scrimmage is like an omelet. Sometimes youÕre not sure whatÕs in it, but you know if it tastes good Ñ or not. At the annual Blue and White Game on Saturday, Blue Devil fans werenÕt sure who was where on what play, but when the two-hour varsity exercise ended, everyone […]

Blue Devils hope to kick it up a notch

Enterprise staff writer – EditorÕs note: This is the first in a nine-part series showcasing fall sports at Davis High School. Today: boys soccer. The givens are death, taxes and Davis High contending for a Sac-Joaquin section title in boys soccer. Nothing ever changes in those regards. ÒEvery year we expect to contend for the […]

UCD women sting Hornets in opener

SACRAMENTO Ñ The UC Davis womenÕs soccer team wasted no time getting its season started right. Aggie sophomore Allison Kelley scored in just the fifth minute of action on Friday and UCD held on for a 1-0 win over crosstown rival Sacramento State at Hornet Soccer Field. The Aggies took the first Causeway Cup victory […]

UCD wins a field hockey exhibition game

STOCKTON Ñ Maggie BarryÕs goal early in the second half broke a 1-1 tie and sent the UC Davis womenÕs field hockey team to a 2-1 win over host Pacific on Saturday in an exhibition game at Brookside Field. The exhibition was the only one of the preseason for the Aggies who will face Miami […]

Creadick ready for the Ags to lean on him

Enterprise staff writer Over the past four years, UC Davis football coach Bob Biggs was able to count on Brandon Rice, Chris Carter and Bakari Grant to hold down the wide receiver position. But those three Ñ who combined to make 493 catches for 6,218 yards and 52 touchdowns from 2006 to 2009 Ñ are […]

Lee trade triggers memories

Enterprise columnist Every so often, I get lost in a stream of baseball consciousness. I think about what might have been in my spotty diamond life. I think about those IÕve worked with, tried to help or watched from afar. Baseball is supposed to be terrific memories. Once in a while, my world of baseball […]

Devils are ready to show off

Enterprise staff writer If youÕre a fan of hard work … If you like the underdog … If fireworks in the fall are your cup of tea … then following the 2010 edition of the Davis High football team will be something to put on your to-do list. ÒWeÕre going to be able to do […]

UCD’s Heyworth is first in line at QB

Enterprise staff writer Normally, when a college team loses its quarterback at seasonÕs end, itÕs to graduation, so the coaching staff knows itÕs coming. In that case, the entire offseason, including spring practice, is then used to figure out who is going to step in and to prepare that player. But since UC DavisÕ two-year […]

Six running backs will contribute for Ags

Enterprise staff writer From the first game (just 43 yards gained) to the last game (84 yards), the UC Davis football team never got its ground attack going in 2009. The Aggies finished the season ranked 114th out of 125 teams in the Football Championship Subdivision with 90.2 rushing yards per game. UCD had only […]

Enterprise prepares for fall sports

As student-athletes shake out the cobwebs and gear up for their respective fall campaigns, The Davis Enterprise sports staff is in mid-season form. ÒWhether itÕs youth sports programs like Junior Blue Devil football or the big boys at UC Davis, this community is committed to its athletics,Ó Sports Editor Chris Saur explains. ÒEveryone works hard […]

DHS’ Week 2 contest is now on the road at Sac High

The first kick hasnÕt been made and already itÕs tough to keep up with the bouncing ball of the football season Ñ at least if youÕre a Blue Devils fan. Construction at Halden Field on the Davis High campus is forcing the locals to hold off until Oct. 1 (vs. Oakmont) for their first real […]

BRIEFS: Simanton qualifies for LPGA event

NORTH PLAINS, Ore. Ñ UC Davis sophomore Amy Simanton shot a 1-under 71 at Pumpkin RidgeÕs Ghost Creek course on Monday, tying for first in the qualifier for this weekendÕs field for the LPGA Safeway Classic and earning a spot in the tournament. Simanton, from Lake Oswego, Ore., joined Jean Bartholemew with top honors on […]

New DHS coach Hosley hopes to fill big shoes

Enterprise staff writer Every so often, you just luck out. When storied Davis High girls tennis coach Paul Ochs retired last fall after 34 years, 21 league crowns and seven Sac-Joaquin Section titles, school administrators didnÕt have far to go to find a top notch successor. Enter Sally Hosley, the new Blue Devil girls mentor. […]