Devils are looking to improve on win over Armijo

Enterprise staff writer Each week, itÕs expected that every sports team will get better. After a convincing 31-6 victory over Armijo in FridayÕs season opener, Davis High coach Steve Smyte was pleased, but cautious. He knew there was room for improvement Ñ and expected it in practice this week. ÒWe just have to keep getting […]

Aggies open home slate against Vikings

Enterprise staff writer SaturdayÕs contest between UC Davis and Portland State at Aggie Stadium features two football teams in similar situations. Both squads are coming off blowout losses to Pacific-10 schools in their season-openers Ñ the Aggies fell 52-3 to Cal and the Vikings were beaten 54-9 by Arizona State Ñ and are not only […]

Aggies right at home in Big Sky country

Enterprise columnist SKYÕS THE LIMIT É while it wonÕt land us in the Rose Bowl any day soon, this weekÕs announcement that UC Davis football will join the Big Sky Conference is a step in the right direction É this is a stable, high-quality and highly competitive league with the potential for some great rivalries […]

History says Aggies will bounce back

Enterprise staff writer A year ago, the UC Davis football team kicked off its season with a 51-0 beat down at the hands of Fresno State. The blowout didnÕt linger, as the Aggies were able to quickly put the game behind them, taking Montana Ñ a team that was ranked in the top five of […]

Fullerton helps Devils crush Vintage

When a basketball team has a strong post player, the defense must double team because it is nearly impossible for one defender to stop a good player from scoring near the basket. On Wednesday at Arroyo Pool, the Vintage girls learned the same thing holds true in water polo. With no Crusher skilled or strong […]

DHSÕs Week 2 matchup is full of mysteries and Dragons

Enterprise staff writer SACRAMENTO Ñ If there is a mystery game on the Davis High football schedule, itÕs SaturdayÕs showdown with Sacramento High. Look at the DragonsÕ record from a year ago Ñ 6-5 with a playoff berth Ñ and, at first blush, itÕs impressive. Note too, that the Blue DevilsÕ next opponent opened last […]

UCD moving up to FBS would have been WAC

Enterprise columnist A couple of weeks ago, we caught wind of a pending announcement regarding UCDavis football. This was right before the new tailgating rules were released. Although the new policy allowing tailgating was big for fans, we figured something more was coming. With Fresno State and Nevada following Boise State in moving from the […]

BRIEFS: DHS girls golf starts strong

Playing close to home at the Yolo Fliers Club course in Woodland, the Davis High girls took sixth out of 17 teams at the Yolo Invitational on Tuesday. Haley Riesenberg paced nine Blue Devils on the leaderboard, as her 18-hole score of 83 was good enough for fourth place overall. Riesenberg bounced back after a […]

Big game from Sorensen ignites 34-0 triumph

Enterprise staff writer WOODLAND Ñ When Jake Ferrera blocked a punt with 1:02 left in the first quarter, Bray Harwood pounced on the loose ball in the Armijo end zone for a Blue Devil touchdown. From there, in FridayÕs season-opening junior varsity 34-0 football rout of the Indians, everything went the way of Davis High. […]

UCD will join the Big Sky as soon as 2012

Enterprise staff writer Longtime UC Davis football coach Fred Arp may have retired as the Aggies defensive coordinator after the 2007 season, but he has remained involved with the program. One of the ways Arp helps out is by contacting other schools about potentially scheduling games for future seasons. ArpÕs workload is about to decrease […]

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 […]