Blue Devils can’t slay Dragons

Enterprise staff writer SACRAMENTO Ñ After a disappointing 27-13 loss at Sacramento High on Saturday afternoon, Davis High football players will be dreaming in red and yellow through the weekend. Red, while thinking about the handful of failed chances inside the Red Zone. Yellow, for the nine penalties for 75 yards Ñ two of which […]

UCD should win by two touchdowns at home

Enterprise columnist This weekÕs picks are as follows: CAL over COLORADO … for the second week in a row the Bears face an opponent coached by a former Aggie offensive star. This is a do-or-die year for the BuffsÕ Dan Hawkins, whose club showed promise last week in routing Colorado State. STANFORD over UCLA … […]

DHS takes out Menlo in tourney warm-up

When the Davis High girls water polo team defeated Menlo, 15-3, on Thursday, it got more than just its second victory of the season. The Blue Devils also got a jump on the field at the St. Francis Moutainview Tournament. ThatÕs because DHS opens the event today with a rematch against the same Menlo team […]

DHS girls get their first victory

As they prepare to host the Varsity Fall Classic girls volleyball tournament on Saturday, the Davis High Blue Devils didnÕt want to look past ThursdayÕs match against Edison. They didnÕt. Instead, DHS was dominant for three of the four game to win its first regular season match of the season, 25-8, 20-25, 25-8, 25-9. ÒIt […]

2007 DHS girls are still going strong

Enterprise columnist The impact from Davis HighÕs 2007 Sac-Joaquin Section-winning girls soccer team still resonates on college pitches. Casey Volk, a junior midfielder with Cal State Fullerton, is one of 11 players named to the College Primetime Performers list after being honored as Big West Conference Offensive Player of the Week. Her goal against […]

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. […]