Blue Devil boys get upended by Granite Bay

Enterprise staff writer Things like this just donÕt happen. Not to a Davis High boys soccer team. And certainly not on their home turf. When the grass stopped flying Tuesday night at Yudin Field, the Blue Devils were a 4-1 victim to the hummingbird-like offense of visiting Granite Bay. DHS, a perennial Division I power, […]

Freshmen use diverse arsenal in 32-6 win over Lodi

LODI Ñ When youÕre hot, youÕre hot. Playing in 100-degree heat on the road Thursday, the Davis High freshman football team put on a dazzling display as Lodi was left in the rear-view mirror, 32-6. With Winfred Roberson gaining 123 yards and scoring twice Ñ then joining teammate Brendan MacDonald to form a lights-out linebacker […]

Junior varsity soccer falls at home to Granite Bay

A shaky first half betrayed Davis High as the Blue Devils dropped a 2-1 decision to visiting Granite Bay in a junior varsity boys soccer match at Yudin Field on Tuesday. While being outshot 9-4 early, the locals coughed up Grizzly goals at 17:22 and 29:50 before settling down and mounting a comeback. ÒIf we […]

BRIEFS: PattersonÕs goal lifts Aggies to win

Lance PattersonÕs goal in the 92nd minute lifted UC Davis to a 1-0 nonconference victory over San Jose State Sunday at Aggie Soccer Field. UCD improves to 1-1 on the year while San Jose State drops to 2-1 overall. ÒIt was a tough game,Ó said Patterson. ÒWe came off a tough game at Bakersfield and […]

Devils ready to build on success

Enterprise staff writer ÒWe could have had four more touchdowns.Ó Haunting words for the next opponent, especially knowing that Davis High was completely in control during its 31-6 season-opening football win against Armijo on Friday. But coach Steve Smyte had just reviewed his game film. He saw what was good. What was missing. What needed […]

UCD NOTEBOOK: Numbers arenÕt there in WrightÕs first game

Enterprise staff writer BERKELEY Ñ Randy WrightÕs first collegiate start at quarterback started off just fine on Saturday, as he found UC Davis tight end Dean Rogers for 14 yards on the first play from scrimmage. Two plays later, he hit Sean Creadick for a three-yard completion, then completed his only pass of the second […]

Competing against Daft is special for Biggs

Enterprise staff writer While he treated the three hours between when the game started and ended no differently than any other matchup, SaturdayÕs contest against California had a little extra meaning for UC Davis head coach Bob Biggs. ThatÕs because on the opposing sideline, coaching the Golden BearsÕ wide receivers was former Aggie quarterback Kevin […]

UCD is no match for Golden Bears in season opener

Enterprise staff writer BERKELEY Ñ This isnÕt the first time Bob Biggs has been on the wrong end of a blowout. However, the UC Davis head coach said, not all routs are created equal. So even though the Aggies were blasted by California, 52-3, on Saturday at Memorial Stadium in the season opener for both […]

JV Blue Devils blank Armijo

WOODLAND Ñ When running back Tanna Stevens was elevated to the varsity squad earlier in the week, Davis High junior varsity football coach Mike Satre had to do some last-minute planning for a rushing game. Worry no more, coach. With new tailback Kevin Sorensen scoring three touchdowns Ñ and the Blue Devil defense playing lights […]

Hurricane Smith blows through Armijo

Enterprise staff writer WOODLAND Ñ Who said there are no hurricanes on the West Coast? In Davis HighÕs 31-6 victory over Armijo on Friday at Pioneer High, Blue Devil Peter Smith went from a not-so-tropical storm to a full-fledged Category 5 by the end of regulation. Observers knew the DHS tight end would be something […]

Strong start for DHS cross country team

Senior Brian De La MoraÕs 18-second victory in the varsity boys race highlighted a successful season-opening meet for the Davis High cross country team on Saturday. The Blue Devils competed against a tough field and a challenging course at the Lagoon Valley Classic in Vacaville, battling two steep hills and high temperatures. Both the DHS […]

BRIEFS: UCD goes 3-0 at tournament

DALLAS Ñ The UC Davis womenÕs volleyball team proved that two early losses this season were just a bump in the road. On Friday and Saturday, the Aggies added the set and the spike. UCD beat previously undefeated tournament host SMU in four games on Saturday to cap a 3-0 performance in the Doubletree Invitational […]

Festival honors a local tennis legend

Enterprise staff writer When thinking about what they could do to help commemorate UC DavisÕ centennial celebration in 2008, the Advisory Committee for the Retiree Center decided that a tennis festival honoring an older player would be a great idea. Settling on a person to recognize at the festival was a much easier task. Harley […]

Devils lose close one at St. Francis

SACRAMENTO Ñ For the past nine months, the Davis High girls had been looking forward to ThursdayÕs road tennis match against St. Francis. Last November, the Troubadours won their fifth consecutive Sac-Joaquin Section championship by beating the Blue Devils in the title match. And despite a 6-3 loss on Thursday, DHS showed improvement (SFHS won […]