Jean Gelpi lends a helping hand at DHS

He has globe hopped, played basketball in FIBA European and Puerto Rican leagues, counts actor Benicio del Toro among his best friends and had a tryout with the Sacramento Kings after a successful look-see in the NBA pro-am developmental league. This guy eats, drinks and sleeps basketball — and Davis High has been able to […]

Holy smokes! Section soccer runners-up stronger?

A note to Delta Valley Conference soccer teams … Be afraid. Be very afraid. After rolling through its 2010 campaign at 25-3-3 (10-0-1 in DVC) and coming up a goal short in the Sac-Joaquin Section championship, Davis High girls soccer coach Allen Carlson thinks this spring’s Blue Devil edition might be improved over last year. […]

Weidel: Buying new skis

Some handy tips for buying new skis By Jeffrey Weidel Attention all you budget-conscious types. Let’s face facts — change is required. It’s time to ditch those archaic skis and get hooked up with a new pair of shaped skis. Yes, it is hard pulling the trigger, especially when your bank account isn’t overflowing with […]

NBA ROUNDUP: Warriors come back to win

OAKLAND — Monta Ellis scored 21 points and Dorell Wright added 16 to help the Golden State Warriors overcome an early 15-point deficit to beat the New Orleans Hornets, 102-89, on Tuesday. David Lee also scored 16 points and Stephen Curry had 14 and eight assists for the Warriors, who have won six of eight […]

UCD men get a victory in Seattle

SEATTLE — To no one’s surprise, it was rainy and cold outside Key Arena in Seattle on Tuesday night. Inside the building, however, the UC Davis men’s basketball team was red hot. The Aggies shot 55 percent from the field in order to overcome 22 turnovers, while senior stars Joe Harden and Mark Payne each […]

DHS wins a DVC title on Senior Night

There’s no question about it now: these Devils are the top dogs. The Davis High girls basketball team clinched the Delta Valley Conference title on Tuesday with a hard-fought, physical 56-44 win over Franklin. The victory kept the Lady Blue Devils (19-6) undefeated in league play at 9-0, while dropping the Wildcats (14-12) to 7-2 […]

Kings can’t slow Oklahoma City

OKLAHOMA CITY — Defense turned into offense early for the Oklahoma City Thunder. A fast start led to a season high in points as the Thunder cruised past the Sacramento Kings, 126-96, on Tuesday night. Oklahoma City scored 68 points in the first half, a season high for a half, and led by as many […]

Sharks ward off Predators in OT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Patrick Marleau continued the overtime woes of the Nashville Predators. Marleau scored at 3:53 of overtime to lift the San Jose Sharks to a 2-1 victory over the Nashville Predators on Tuesday night. He jumped off the bench and skated behind the Predators’ defense and beat Nashville goaltender Pekka Rinne, who finished […]

BRIEFS: UCD golf takes 10th at Battle of the Beach

NEWPORT COAST — Local product Tyler Raber was the top overall finisher for UC Davis, but it was Josh Granger and Andrew Haggen who led the way during Tuesday’s final round. It all added up to a 10th-place finish for the Aggies at the Battle at the Beach at the Pelican Hill Golf Course. Raber, […]

Raber still pacing UCD golf

NEWPORT COAST — Tyler Raber posted a second-round score of 73, dropping into a tie for 13th place as the UC Davis men’s golf team shot a 373 at the Pelican Hill Golf Course on the second day of the Battle at the Beach to move into tenth overall Monday. The Aggies also received a […]

Devil boys want to finish strong

Why not go out with flair? In a season that would have made Dr. Jekyll proud, the Davis High boys basketball team faces it final two Delta Valley Conference games this week. First up, on Wednesday, is a trip to No. 2 Franklin (20-5, 8-0) before the Blue Devils return home to wrap things up […]

DHS girls set for huge DVC matchup

This won’t be no party. This won’t be no foolin’ around … When the front-running Davis High girls host second-place Franklin for all the Delta Valley Conference basketball marbles tonight, the Wildcats (14-11, 7-1 in DVC) will have in mind last month’s 64-57 setback in their house. The sixth-ranked Lady Blue Devils have won nine […]

JV/Frosh roundup: DHS boys beat Monterey Trail

With Grant Dickerson scoring 15 points and Brandon Strong adding 13, Davis High’s junior varsity boys basketball team got past Monterey Trail last week, 74-64. Conor Brehm had 12 points and Adam King added 10 as the high-scoring Blue Devils led throughout. Hayden Russell contributed nine assists with Dickerson blocking six shots. DHS JV girls basketball […]

Concolino’s Scout project will benefit DHS teams

Attaining the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest in the Scout Program, requires exceptional leadership, dedication and character. So it should come as no surprise to Blue Devil fans that Kevin Concolino, multi-sport star and driving member of Davis High School’s leadership class, is closing in on this great honor. Concolino started for the varsity football […]