UCD ROUNDUP: Aggie lacrosse gets first win

The UC Davis women’s lacrosse team got into the win column on Saturday, and this one wasn’t close. Senior Gina Hoffmire and sophomore Anna Geissbuhler each scored five goals to lead the Aggies to a 21-5 win over Fresno State in Mountain Pacific Sports Federation action at Aggie Stadium. The victory put UCD at 1-1, both overall […]

Hawaii busts UCD men on 100th anniversary

On a day celebrating the 100th anniversary of men’s basketball at UC Davis, the Aggies came back from a double-digit deficit in the first half, only to see themselves fall back again after intermission. The second hole was too big to climb out of and UCD lost its ESPNU BracketBusters game, 83-69, to Hawaii on […]

UCD women prepare for UCR with nonconference win

The UC Davis women’s basketball team was hit with a technical foul before Friday’s game even started, thanks to some pregame music that ran on a little too long. Seattle University hit the two free throws. And that was the visitors’ only lead of the game. The Aggies (18-7) rebounded strong from the early hiccup […]

DHS boys golf season preview

Raber. It’s a name that is synonymous with Davis golf. Tyler Raber — a two-time CIF champion for the Blue Devils — continues to put up leaderboard numbers for UC Davis. Little brother Scott Raber — now a senior and probably the No. 1 player for Davis High — is at the top of his […]

DHS girls finish DVC season undefeated

ELK GROVE — For anybody who’s seen the Davis High girls play basketball during the past seven weeks, it doesn’t come as a surprise that the Lady Blue Devils rolled over homestanding Elk Grove, 60-41, on Friday night. The DHS win gives the locals a perfect 10-0 mark in Delta Valley Conference play (20-6 overall) […]

DHS boys win on Senior Night

Draw smiley faces on the basketballs — and put them away. Doing just enough against a struggling Elk Grove team, the Davis High boys basketball team ended a disappointing season with a 51-45 win over the Thundering Herd before 420 appreciative fans at home on Friday. On Senior Night, the Blue Devils jumped off to […]

Cosumnes River Six

Call ‘em the Cosumnes River Six … All Davis guys. All ready to make a big run at a Big 8 conference baseball title. It’s no secret that Davis is a regional hotbed of baseball. The high school has won two Sac-Joaquin Section crowns since 2000, made the playoffs 14 of the past 16 years […]

Sharks top the Capitals

SAN JOSE — Even though Dan Boyle took the shot on what proved to be the game-winning goal for San Jose he didn’t even get credit for an assist after the puck ricocheted off four sticks before making its way into the net. Boyle’s point shot deflected off a defender and two teammates before Dany […]

COLLEGE MEN: Trojans vanquish Golden Bears

BERKELEY — Maurice Jones didn’t take it personally when USC coach Kevin O’Neill took him out of the starting lineup for the first time this season. The Trojans’ diminutive freshman shrugged off being benched and came back to score 22 points, all in the second half, and Southern California held off a late surge by […]

GALLAUDET: Book on Mantle is less than flattering

It’s the only time since Dad died 10 years ago that I’ve been happy he’s gone. Mickey Mantle, like he did with so many other baseball fans, captured my father’s imagination. Earle Lewis Gallaudet, a man who drank from the beer cup of Old World Baseball, grew up back east — played a little ball […]

A deep staff has DHS baseball thinking big

Davis High baseball coach Dan Ariola says it’s too early in the season to know where every piece of his Blue Devil diamond puzzle fits. But he knows one thing, for sure: “I like these kids.” Coming off a 12-15 season at the end of which DHS finished third in the rugged Delta Valley Conference, […]

UCD baseball will start Saturday

While rain has washed away today’s season-opener, it has done nothing to dampen the excitement of the UC Davis baseball team for the 2011 campaign. The Aggies will now begin their season on Saturday at 1 p.m. at John Smith Field on the campus of Sacramento State, weather permitting. In the event of additional rain […]

UCD men to celebrate 100 years

Old will meet new on Saturday at The Pavilion. The UC Davis men’s basketball program will celebrate its 100-year anniversary at a postgame reception following the Aggies’ ESPNU BracketBusters game against Hawaii that begins at 2 p.m. UCD has never met the Rainbow Warriors on the hardwood in the long history of program but — […]

Wow! What a ride for DHS snowboarders

The Davis High School snowboard team finished second overall, with the girls varsity team placing first, and the boys varsity team in a three-way-tie for second on Monday in the final slalom race of the regular season at Boreal Ridge Resort. This was far and away the best race for the Davis team despite the […]