Watney drops Kim at Match Play

MARANA, Ariz.— In an exciting opening round of the World Golf Championships-Accenture Match Play Championships, Davis High graduate Nick Watney survived to play another day. Tiger Woods, however, couldn’t duplicate that feat. Watney posted a 5-and-4 victory over Anthony Kim on Wednesday in the Jones bracket, turning in 1-under 35 to Kim’s 42 and sat 5-up […]

Sharks edge Penguins in overtime

PITTSBURGH — Foiled by Pittsburgh goalie Marc-Andre Fleury once already in overtime, San Jose’s Patrick Marleau went back to the front of the net to see if he could get another opportunity. He did, and took advantage, converting Logan Couture’s rebound from close at 4:56 of overtime to seal a 3-2 victory over the Penguins […]

Strong start for Aggies at MPSF swim finals

LONG BEACH — Two school records fell and the UC Davis women’s swimming and diving team also set two NCAA B Consideration Standard times on Wednesday in the first day of competition at the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Championships at the Belmont Plaza Olympic Pool. Going into Day 2 of the four-day event, the Aggies are […]

UCD ROUNDUP: Heneghan gets weekly award

The UC Davis women’s tennis team has won seven consecutive matches, the last three against Big West opponents. On Wednesday, the conference recognized that accomplishment by honoring the Aggies’ No. 1 singles player, Megan Heneghan, as the Big West Women’s Tennis Athlete of the Week. The freshman from Tustin was 2-0 in singles competition, and […]

Kings have the Magic in Orlando

ORLANDO, Fla. — Jermaine Taylor enjoyed his breakout game in front of some of his closest pals. Dwight Howard slumped in his locker after this one, upset with his team’s effort. Taylor had a career-high 21 points, Beno Udrih added 18 and the Sacramento Kings beat Orlando, 111-105, on Wednesday to snap a five-game losing […]

UCD stings Hornets in softball

Two Causeway Classics, featuring just six Sacramento State hits, have produced two victories for the UC Davis softball team. After Aggie hurler Jessica Thweatt stopped the Hornets with a three-hitter on Sunday at a tournament in San Diego, Alex Holmes matched that performance to beat Sac State, 2-1, on Wednesday. With the win in its […]

DHS girls track gets set for season

Gone are distance standouts Christine Bowlus, Juilana Green and Charlotte ter Haar. Jumping jack Kaitlin Clancy and versatile Josephine Devanbu also have graduated. The last few years, those five former Blue Devils often scored enough meet points to help the Davis High girls track teams stand tall among the region’s best programs. Boasting Sac-Joaquin Section […]

YOUTH SOCCER: Davis squads get kicks in tournaments

The Davis Mojo, a U14 boys soccer team, shut out the Mt. Diablo United, 4-0. Raunak Manandar led Davis with two goals and two assists, while Andrew Borchers and J.J. Granda each scored once. Jay Kraft, Liam Mayr and Nathan Leyva were notable for their excellent midfield play for the Mojo. Alec Farboud, Jeremy Jaquinod […]

YOUTH ROUNDUP: NorCal takes second in Antioch

The NorCal Extreme, a U14 boys roller hockey club team, took silver at the Amateur Athletic Union’s Junior Olympic qualifying tournament in Antioch last weekend. In game one, Extreme faced off against the Mission Rampage of San Jose and posted a 5-2 win. Danny Kumata and Ricky Pacciorini scored two goals apiece, with Jack Skoog adding […]

Basketball playoffs continue without Lady Blue Devils

It was a valiant effort, given the tumultuous last half of the Davis High girls basketball season. But now that the Lady Blue Devils’ campaign is over — after they dropped a first-round decision, 65-51, to Pleasant Grove on Tuesday night at The Cage — an eight-team scramble for the Sac-Joaquin Section D-I title continues […]

AquaMonsters registration open

Registration is open for AquaMonsters’ March stroke clinic and April/May sessions. The Davis AquaMonsters are a seasonal swim team that offers children an opportunity to compete on a recreational summer swim team, improve stroke technique, improve fitness and conditioning for water polo. The team philosophy is “Swim, Fun and Friends.” Registration, locations and practice times […]

Spartans come back to edge Ags

SAN JOSE — Playing its fourth game in three days, the UC Davis baseball team had enough left in the tank to grab a lead through the first 6 1/2 innings on Tuesday against San Jose State. But the Aggies ran out of gas late as the Spartans scored in the bottom of the seventh […]

DHS girls go out in the first round

The run is done. After winning 11 straight games — and going a perfect 10-0 in Delta Valley Conference play — the Davis High girls ran into a bad matchup in the first round of the Sac-Joaquin Section basketball playoffs. Pleasant Grove — featuring 6-foot-2 center Melissa Norman and brilliant sophomore guard Avonna Lee — […]

DHS boys tennis squad eyes three-peat

The members of the Davis High boys tennis team know a three-peat will take commitment. So while most DHS students are enjoying the weeklong school vacation, the Blue Devils are out on the hard courts serving, volleying and running. After winning the Sac-Joaquin Section title in 2009 against Pitman of Turlock, and then again in […]