Blue Devil volleyball sweeps Grant

The Davis High girls volleyball team gave visiting Grant a rude welcoming to the Delta Valley Conference on Monday. The Blue Devils swept the Pacers 25-11, 25-9, 25-9 in the conference opener for both teams as DHS head coach Leigh Whitmire was able to get all of her girls in the match. ÒIt was a […]

UCD BRIEFS: No. 23 Irvine blasts Aggies

IRVINE Ñ The UC Davis womenÕs soccer team went up against a tough opponent in No. 23-ranked UC Irvine on Sunday, and dropped a 6-0 contest at Crawford Field. After a 2-0 lead at halftime, the Anteaters scored four second-half goals to make sure of the win. Tanya Taylor poured in seven points, with two […]

UCD BRIEF: Aggies scare Stanford

The UC Davis field hockey team took No. 16 Stanford into overtime on Saturday, but couldnÕt come away with a win, as the Cardinal prevailed, 2-1, Aggie Stadium. After an early Aggie goal by Nadia Namdari, a 1-1 halftime tie held up through a scoreless second half. Stanford, however, scored an overtime goal in the […]

Win over SJSU could be the spark the Aggies need

Enterprise staff writer SAN JOSE Ñ Though it would prefer otherwise, the UC Davis football team is no stranger to slow starts. The Aggies started 1-4 in 2008 before finishing 5-6, and they began the 2009 season 1-3 before going 6-5 and winning the Great West Championship. SaturdayÕs 14-13 upset of San Jose State wasnÕt […]

UCD NOTEBOOK: Aggies get revenge

Enterprise staff writer SAN JOSE Ñ Two years ago, the UC Davis football team believed it let one slip away. The Aggies were seconds from an upset of Football Bowl Subdivision San Jose State before the Spartans threw a touchdown on a fourth-down play with eight ticks left. UCD made sure history didnÕt repeat itself […]

UCD comes from behind to defeat an FBS squad

Enterprise staff writer SAN JOSE Ñ Rarely does lightning strike twice, but it did for the UC Davis football team on Saturday. Five years ago, the Aggies pulled off a historic upset of Stanford, stunning the Football Bowl Subdivision Cardinal with a comeback from 17 points down. UCD trailed 13-0 at halftime Saturday, but scored […]

DHSÕ hat is off to Oakmont

Enterprise sports editor On the road for the first three games of the season Ñ four if you count a Òhome gameÓ that was played at Pioneer High in Week 1 Ñ the Davis High football team couldnÕt avoid making mistakes that caused them to fall behind early. On Friday night, when the Blue Devils […]

Devils canÕt hold on to beat Jesuit

Enterprise correspondent They played their hearts out. But it wasnÕt quite enough. The Davis High boys soccer team left it all out on the pitch Saturday night, but fell 2-1 against archrival Jesuit. The Blue Devils came out with adrenaline flowing, and attacked the ball from the second the refereeÕs whistle blew, but couldnÕt quite […]

BRIEFS: Devil tennis stops Cardinals, 8-1

Laguna Creek proved to be a one-woman team Ñ in the most extreme sense Ñ Thursday as the Davis High girls defeated the Cardinals, 8-1, on Thursday at the Community Park Tennis Complex. Other than a competitive matchup between LCHSÕ Tiffany Pham and the Blue DevilsÕ InŽs Guinard at No. 1, DHS was dominant. The […]

DHS beats Laguna Creek; Jesuit is next

Cyrus Ghaffari scored three goals for the second time this week to lead the Davis High boys to a 4-1 win over Laguna Creek on Thursday at Yudin Field. The CardinalsÕ strong goalie and outside trap defense gave the Blue Devils problems through most of the first half, but Ghaffari broke a scoreless tie just […]

DHS girls jump on St. MaryÕs early

Enterprise correspondent In what was supposed to be one of the most competitive matches of the year, the Davis High girls water polo team demolished St. MaryÕs on Thursday, winning by a score of 15-2 at Arroyo Pool. Rachel Brooks and Hailey Wright led the Blue Devil scoring attack by pounding four goals apiece into […]

Allen, Stapleton lead Devil boys to win

Enterprise correspondent The Davis High boys water polo team dominated St. MaryÕs on Thursday at Arroyo Pool, finishing with a 15-7 win. The victory avenged a 12-10 loss to St. MaryÕs in the 2009 Sac-Joaquin Section final. Despite sitting out the fourth quarter, Blue Devil senior Wade Allen and sophomore Connor Stapleton led DHS to […]

Blue Devils swing for a sweep

It was a long day for the Davis High girls golf team as it hosted the first of four Delta Valley Conference tournaments on Thursday at Wildhorse. But as the strokes piled up, the Blue Devils werenÕt feeling much distress. ThatÕs because it was the other DVC squads that were putting up big numbers and […]

UCD thinks it can play with San Jose

Enterprise staff writer Games against teams in the Great West Football Conference have not been easy for San Jose State the past three years. The Football Bowl Subdivision Spartans needed a last-second touchdown to beat UC Davis in 2008, trailed Cal Poly at halftime in 2009 and scored with just over a minute left to […]