Youth lacrosse: U15 Knights evade Scorpions

The Davis Knights’ U15 boys lacrosse team defeated the Diablo Scorpions, 8-4, in Danville on Sunday. Isaiah West led the scoring for Davis with five goals, while Jed Arvin, Emory Filmer and Yared Haile contributed one apiece. Setting up the offense, Sam Eaton had a game-high four assists and Jake Dickson, Ryan Mack and Josh […]

Youth soccer: Legends finish strong

The Davis Legends, a U15 girls soccer team, completed their 2010-11 season with a 4-2 loss to Capital Football Club United on Saturday in the NorCal State Cup quarterfinals in Turlock, playing even after falling behind, 2-0, in the first seven minutes. Megan Beckman and Ashley Jackson had Davis’ goals, while midfielders Jade Bugsch, Claire […]

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Not just athletes, UCD men’s water polo team honored for academics

Six student-athletes plus the UC Davis men’s team collectively earned distinction in the 2010 Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches All-Academic awards program. Junior Ryan Hagens and senior Carlos Martinez each garnered mentions in the superior classification, while Kevin Meisel, Michael Millstein, Kevin Peat and Matt Richardson represented UCD in the excellent category. Furthermore, the […]

UCD wins its eighth straight lacrosse match

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. — The UC Davis women’s lacrosse team is having a great spring break, but it hasn’t been much of a vacation. On the contrary, the Aggies have been putting in work … and it has paid off. In the past two days, UCD has won the first two contests of a four-game […]

Travel south of the border to enjoy Baja fly fishing

The Fly Fishers of Davis will feature Jay Murakoshi with a program Tuesday on Baja fly fishing. The islands of Isla Cerralvo and Bahia de La Ventana have been Murakoshi’s home waters for the past 19 years. He has been fishing in Mexico for more than 34 years and runs an inshore fly fishing operation […]

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Tanaka’s goal is the difference for DHS girls lacrosse

Goals went back and forth for nearly the entire game on Tuesday when the Davis High girls lacrosse team played at Piedmont. But in the final moments, Blue Devils goalie Briki Cajandig broke the pattern. After Kiki Tanaka scored off an assist from Lauren Black to put DHS ahead 8-7, Cajandig stopped two shots in […]

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Davis High boys tennis roars past visiting Franklin

If you’re planning on attending a Davis High boys tennis match anytime soon, arrive early. On second thought, stay late … Opening Delta Valley Conference competition against visiting Franklin on Tuesday, the Blue Devils dispatched five of their foes in 40 minutes or less. Only one DHS singles player lost in the 8-1 triumph. Even […]

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Piedmont passes Davis with second-half surge

If you want to be an attorney, one of the first things you learn is “possession is nine-tenths of law.” If you want to be a successful lacrosse team, one of the first things you learn is, ah, possession is nine-tenths of the game. After a patient offense built a 5-2 first-period lead, the Davis […]

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Rain? Who cares? It’s dodgeball, baby!

Were you on The Quad at Davis High Monday or Tuesday? Did you hear that noise? “Whaaappp!” “Smack …” “Whaaaaapppp!” “Arghhhhh!” “You’re out, dude!” It was coming from the lower gym the kids call The Cage. For the next two weeks, listen closely. You’ll here the noises again as the brackets wind down and the […]

Sports briefs: “Rusty” DHS girls beat Folsom, 5-0

FOLSOM — Davis High girls soccer coach Allen Carlson said his team was “rusty.” He thought “we got away with some really sloppy play.” Carlson was disappointed after his charges only had two fractured practices — in a gym and on a muddy field — since their last game all the way back on March […]

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UCD roundup: The nation’s top scoring lacrosse team wins again

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — The high-scoring season continued for the UC Davis women’s lacrosse team on Tuesday, as it posted 19 goals in a win over Wagner. The 19-4 victory represented the sixth time this year that the Aggies have scored 19 or more times in one game. UCD leads the nation in scoring offense […]

UCD softball can’t hold on at No. 12 Stanford

STANFORD — The UC Davis women’s softball team entered the bottom of the final inning at Stanford with the lead, but could not hold on against the nationally ranked Cardinal. Michelle Prong’s bases-clearing double in the bottom of the seventh gave No. 12 Stanford just enough to defeat the Aggies, 4-3, on Tuesday at Boyd […]

No. 12 Stanford holds off UCD on the diamond

STANFORD — After watching Tyler Gaffney blast a home run in the fourth inning to put No. 12 Stanford up three runs on Monday, the UC Davis baseball team had an answer in the top of the fifth. That answer — a two-run single by Daniel Cepin — cut the lead to 3-2. Unfortunately, neither […]

Raber paces Aggie men at Day 1 of Duck Invite

EUGENE, Ore. — Tyler Raber is tied for 11th at 1-under 143 and the UC Davis men’s golf team is tied for eighth at 19-over after completing 36 holes on Monday at the Oregon Duck Invitational at the Eugene Country Club. Raber, a DHS graduate, finished his first 18 holes at an even 72, after carding […]