Aggie swimmers stay on top

LONG BEACH — For the second consecutive day, the UC Davis squad swim its fastest when it matters most. The Aggies set two more school records on Thursday, and achieved four NCAA “B” Consideration Standard times to remain in first place after an outstanding second day of competition at the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Swimming […]

BRIEFS: UCD golfers excel in Auburn

AUBURN — Freshman Daniel Covrig, competing as an individual, won medalist honors with a 7-over 220 to lead three members of the UC Davis men’s golf team who placed in the top five at the William Jessup Spring Classic at The Ridge in Auburn. Covrig opened the tournament with a first-round score of 74, then […]

Young guns like Watney lead the way at Match Play

MARANA, Ariz. — It hasn’t been a bad week for the Americans at this World Golf Championship. They have eight players in the round of 16, the most in five years. The surprise is the list of players. Tiger Woods, Steve Stricker and Jim Furyk were gone after the first round. Phil Mickelson joined them on […]

Strong DHS softball team may challenge for title

After a tumultuous 2010 season that literally came down to the flip of a coin, the Davis High softball team is itching for its chance to show off the deepest roster in the Delta Valley Conference. The Blue Devils lost out to Franklin on the second playoff seed last year, when they guessed wrong on a […]

Davis’ Wilson bonds with thoroughbreds

James Bond has nothing on Michael Wilson. Both are other-worldly handsome, personable and extremely intelligent. They globe-hop to places like Paris, Dubai, London and Australia. They mingle with sheikhs and heads of state. They’re seen at Ascot, the Melbourne Cup, the Kentucky Derby, each surrounded by folks who want to get close, to know more. […]

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 […]