Davis girls are 8-2 with Ram Jam set for Monday

Enterprise staff writer \n With Delta Valley Conference play looming on the horizon, the Davis High girls basketball team will try to take another step forward when it meets rugged Benicia in the first round of the Ram Jam Invitational on Monday at Dixon High. \n Game time is 9:30 a.m. \n In getting a […]

Devil boys head to a big-time tourney

Enterprise staff writer \n A week in San Diego at the holidays is a restful, joyous experience for most families. \n But for the Davis High boys basketball brethren, this week in the Southland is a business trip. \n The Blue Devils (7-2) — coming off their worst performance of the year in a 45-39 […]

Devils Capriana Christian is playing for Pop

Enterprise staff writer \n Capriana Christian is a talented ninth-grade basketball player. \n Growing up, regardless of the sport, the personable Capriana has been accomplished and a leader. She has been the center of attention. \n So when the young Miss Christian worked her way on to the Davis High varsity basketball team this fall, […]

DHS boys father-son combo George and Tyler Sousa

Enterprise staff writer \n “Sure … I guess I\’ve been a little bit harder on Tyler than the other guys,” dad George admits. “There\’ll always be potholes when you\’re coaching your son.” \n But Davis High swingman Tyler Sousa and his father — Blue Devil assistant basketball coach George Sousa — apparently have it figured […]

Perfect night by UCD\’s Heintz is recognized

\n The UC Davis women\’s basketball team has used an ultra-balanced attack — nine players average \n between 13.9 and 26.3 minutes per game — during its outstanding start to the season. \n Even within the team concept, senior Heidi Heintz was able to shine recently and earn the Big West Conference\’s Player of the […]

Send some holiday cheer the Devils\’ way

Enterprise columnist \n Walking downtown has been a delight these past couple of weeks. \n Everybody seems to be in the holiday spirit, folks are dressed up, everybody is smiling and saying \n “Hello” as they pass you. Way cool. \n It reminds of something that the late John Brinley mentioned to me: \n “I […]

Marietta Hamilton: Always an Aggie

Enterprise Staff Writer \n She\’s the guardian angel of the Aggie basketball program. \n When an athlete, coach or administrator needs that almost-divine guidance, they don\’t have far to look — go up about seven rows, midcourt at The Pavilion. \n There you\’ll find Marietta Hamilton. \n If the name is familiar, it\’s because the […]

A gift-wrapped victory for DHS

Enterprise staff writer \n Merry Christmas, Lady Blue Devils. \n With four players — Khaliya and Malika Wilkins, Ali Campos and Sara Sousa — having a big hand in wrapping this holiday gift, Davis High ran its record to 8-3 with 60-45 girls basketball victory over visiting Will C. Wood on Wednesday. \n The eight […]

UCD says \’no way San Jose\’

\n SAN JOSE — The UC Davis women\’s basketball team routinely uses 10 or more players during the course of a normal game. \n The Aggies are so deep that even when their most seldom-used players are on the floor, they are still a formidable team. Which is why Tuesday night\’s game at San Jose […]

Davis girls keep winning

\n NAPA — A victory tonight against a decent Will C. Wood squad and the Davis High girls will equal their win total for all of last year\’s basketball season. \n After struggling through a see-saw first three periods on the road at Napa High on Tuesday, the Lady Blue Devils got key fourth- \n […]

DHS boys can\’t duplicate their title-game win

Enterprise staff writer \n Turnabout is fair play, although nobody said the Davis High boys basketball team had to like it. \n Coming out flat, the Blue Devils dropped a 45-39 decision on Tuesday to Will C. Wood. \n It was the Wildcats that DHS beat just three days ago to win their own Les […]

Aggies shoot down T-birds

Enterprise correspondent \n Sometimes an engine needs an extra burst to reach it\’s destination. On Tuesday, Ryan Sypkens and Eddie Miller combined to create that spark and propel the UC Davis men\’s basketball team to a 74-65 victory over Southern Utah at The Pavilion. \n Sypkens (16 points) and Miller (20) combined to tally 23 […]

Light has come on for UCD\’s Ritchart

Enterprise sports writer \n For a winless roadtrip, the UC Davis men\’s basketball\’s two-game swing through UCLA and North Dakota State last week was surprisingly fruitful. \n Not only did the Aggies stick close to a pair of good teams all the way down to the final minutes but, more importantly, UCD\’s Josh Ritchart may […]

Devil boys set for rematch

Enterprise staff writer \n When Davis High and Will C. Wood meet tonight in a nonleague boys basketball contest at DHS, the game has become anything but a tune-up for either squad. \n The Wildcats are coming off a 45-39 Les Curry Invitational loss to the Blue Devils in the tournament\’s championship game on Saturday. […]