UCD ROUNDUP: Aggies run in prestigious meet

\n There will be a strong local contingent on Saturday in San Diego at the 2011 USA Cross Country Championships. \n A total of eight runners with ties to UC Davis will compete at the event, which also serves as the trials race to select the Team USA squad that will compete at the \n […]

Aggie women knock off Cal Poly

Enterprise staff writer \n How do you stop a basketball team that shoots 70 percent for the first 20 minutes? You don\’t … \n After a first half to the Big West Conference season that wasn\’t quite up to par, the UC Davis women roared past front-running Cal Poly, 81-61, on Thursday at The Pavilion. […]

Poor shooting hurts UCD men

\n SAN LUIS OBISPO — An old sports adage says good defense always beats good offense. \n For the UC Davis men\’s basketball team on Thursday, it was bad free-throw shooting beats bad field-goal shooting. Unfortunately, it was the Aggies that missed too many shots from the floor in a 65-56 loss to Cal Poly […]

DHS girls overcome adversity

Enterprise columnist \n From Jonathan on Thursday: \n “The (Davis High) girls keep playing amazing basketball throughout this mess and hanging together as a team — they are positively heroic. \n “They are tough and graceful and soaring above the controversy swirling around them, playing great basketball. That is a happy, happy photo in (Thursday\’s) […]

Aggie golfers move up to eighth

\n WAIKOLOA, Hawaii — On their second day in paradise, Austin Graham and the rest of the UCD men\’s golf team were all business. \n Graham shot a 3-under 69 to move into a tie for 14th, while Tyler Raber and Matt Hansen each carded 70s to help the Aggies move into a three-way tie […]

YOUTH ROUNDUP: Aquadarts are all-stars

\n Davis Aquadarts swimmers Tyler Babcock, Trevor Maynard, Kiet Nguyen, Tucker Fisk, Chenoa Devine, Matt Whittle, Riley Hickman, Paige Maynard, Emma Barksdale, Alex Rieger and Joanna Curry were selected for the U14 Sierra Nevada Swimming All-Star Team. They made up 11 out of the 48 athletes who represented Northern California at a swim meet last […]

Blue Devils boys fall in overtime

\n SACRAMENTO — Friday at home against powerful Laguna Creek, the Davis High boys basketball team will host Break the Record Night. \n On Wednesday, in a 45-43 overtime loss at Grant, it was Break the Heart Night. \n First came news that Blue Devil head coach Dan Gonzalez\’s father died. The 11-year mentor missed […]

Khaliya Wilkins to the rescue

Enterprise staff writer \n With her sister Malika watching from the bench — trying to negotiate the game while in foul trouble — Khaliya Wilkins hit 15-of-16 free throws, scored 33 points and led the Davis High girls basketball team to a 74-60 victory over visiting Grant on Wednesday. \n Playing a pesky Pacer squad […]

DHS wrestler fires up the crowd

Enterprise correspondent \n Be it Notre Dame legend Rudy Ruettiger or the United States\’ “Miracle on Ice” team beating the Soviet Union, fans always love to see the little guy gut out a victory. \n On Wednesday night, Davis High wrestler Adrian LoBuono-Gonzalez\’ match was no exception. \n One of the injury-ravaged Blue Devils\’ many […]

UCD announces 17 football recruits

Enterprise sports editor \n Just like everywhere else, the effects of the recent economic downturn have been felt in sports. Pro teams, college programs and high school squads have all been impacted negatively. \n But the country\’s current financial woes have actually helped the UC Davis football squad. The school\’s academic reputation has attracted more […]

Blue Devils gear up for Science Bowl

\n Davis High School will compete against 11 other area high schools in the Sacramento Regional Science Bowl at Vista Del Lago High School in Folsom on Saturday. \n The 24 teams from 12 campuses will test their knowledge in math, science and energy as they vie for an all-expenses-paid trip to participate in the […]

Deely is on fire to lead UCD women

IRVINE — Late in the first half of Saturday’s Big West women’s basketball game, UC Davis’ Vicky Deely had just two points and UC Irvine was within two points of the Aggies. When it was all said and done, however, Deely had scored a career-high 25 points — 23 of them after intermission — and […]

Payne gives Aggie men a 2OT win

Nothing quite compares to the pure madness of college hoops. Everything that’s good about the game was on display Saturday night, as the UC Davis men’s basketball team fell behind by 17 points in the first half, only to battle its way back and force double overtime. Then, in the second extra session, senior Mark Payne caught […]

Cousins is King in victory

SACRAMENTO — Considering that Sacramento has the second worst record in the Western Conference, it was hard to imagine the Kings sweeping the Los Angeles Lakers and streaking New Orleans Hornets on consecutive nights. Yet, led by brash rookie DeMarcus Cousins, the Kings managed to win both games in impressive fashion. Cousins followed up a huge […]