DYSA roundup: Exciting 10U game ends with a play at the plate

With many teams still off for spring break, a few DYSA games were played over the past week. The schedule will be back in full swing next week. Here’s a look at some of the action: 10U Flaming Demons 14, Monos Locas 13: In an entertaining game that saw the lead change three times in […]

DHS to Hawaii baseball pipeline goes through Cosumnes

The Pacific tradewinds have been very good to the Hawaiian Islands, bringing many exotic flowers and birds to paradise over the centuries. When the peoples of Polynesia began loading up their longboats and exploring eastward from Tonga and New Zealand, the once uninhabited islands were discovered, then civilized, then turned in a modern-day sanctuary for […]

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Kings nearly pull off a huge comeback in what could be the last game in Sac

SACRAMENTO — Sacramento Kings fans made it feel like old times. Then, so did Kobe Bryant. Bryant’s tying 3-pointer with 4.8 seconds left in regulation forced overtime, and the Los Angeles Lakers regrouped to hand the Kings a 116-108 loss Wednesday night in what might have been the last game ever in California’s capital city. […]

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Devils get ready for Woody Wilson with a strong performance against Elk Grove

One meet is in the books and another is right around the corner. The Davis High track and field team defeated Elk Grove in both the boys and girls competitions on Wednesday night at Ron & Mary Brown Stadium, and now looks ahead to the Woody Wilson Invitational on Friday. The Blue Devil girls defeated […]

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Blue Devil swimmers take care of Elk Grove

After suffering a horrifying collapse in baseball and having a no-hitter thrown against its softball team, Davis High’s week against longtime rival Elk Grove seemed like a disaster. That is, until Wednesday, when the Blue Devil boys and girls swim squads got some revenge underwater. DHS won every single event at the last home meet […]

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Pro baseball roundup: Costly error hurts Cats

WEST SACRAMENTO — Sacramento third baseman Adrian Cardenas could have ended the game if he gathered in a ninth-inning grounder and started a double play. Instead, the ball got past him for an error that cost the River Cats two runs on Wednesday in a 6-5 loss to Las Vegas at Raley Field. The Cats, […]

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DHS boys tennis team takes down Rio Americano

A rare nonleague match in the midst of the Delta Valley Conference season provided the Davis High boys tennis team with a competitive match on Wednesday against Rio Americano. The final score of 8-1 looked like just another easy victory like the Blue Devils are accustomed to at this time of year, but for a […]

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Youth soccer: Davis crushes at Comstock

The Davis Aloha, a U19 girls soccer team, posted a 1-1-1 record at the Comstock Shootout tournament last weekend. Davis lost its first game, 2-0, to the Reno Nova. Despite shots on goal by A.J. Farrens and Natalie Ho, Aloha was unable to equalize. Keeper Catherine Ho made multiple great saves to minimize the loss. […]

DHS pulls away from a pesky Pacer baseball squad

Though the final score of 11-1 doesn’t really show it, Davis High baseball coach Dan Ariola said his team had to work to beat Grant on the road Wednesday. The Blue Devils (10-3, 4-2 Delta Valley Conference) did just that, scoring four runs in the third inning to break open a 1-1 contest, and plating […]

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Youth hockey: NorCal does Extreme-ly well in Stockton

The NorCal Extreme hockey club competed in the Stockton Tournament last weekend, where the 8U squad went 2-0. Despite great goaltending by Owen Millward, Extreme lost to the Delta Rats, 4-1, in their first game. NorCal found its mojo in Game 2, beating the Redding Northstars, 7-0. Millward rotated from goalie to an offensive position and […]

Youth basketball: JV Wildcats have a successful Spring Fling

The Davis Hoops Wildcats’ JV-level boys basketball team took first in the White Division then went on to take third in the elite Red Division at the Xtreme Hoops Spring Fling tournament in Rocklin last weekend. In the White Division, Davis went 3-0, beating the highly regarded Double Pump squad, an outstanding 3-point shooting team […]

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Youth roundup: Aquadarts set 13 team records in Morgan Hill

The Davis Aquadarts competed against 1,500 swimmers from 14 states and Canada in the 2011 Far Western Short Course Championship in Morgan Hill. With 21 Aquadarts swimming, the locals took 13th place out of a 185 teams. During the course of the meet, the Aquadarts broke 13 team records. Swimmers putting their names in the book […]

DAM swimmer Munn, 72, is nationally ranked

Susan Munn is not one to stay home on a balmy spring weekend planting petunias. Instead, the energetic 72-year-old Davis Aquatic Masters competitor was busy last weekend piling up first-place finishes at the three-day Pacific Masters Swimming Short Course Yards Championship in Pleasanton. “I swam in seven events in my age group — the most […]

Aggie baseballers rally past Saint Mary’s

Who needs to put the bat on the ball? The UC Davis baseball team scored three times in the bottom of the eighth inning on Tuesday to turn a two-run deficit into a 4-3 nonconference win over Saint Mary’s at Dobbins Stadium. And the Aggies did it without the benefit of a hit. With his […]