DHS tries platoon subbing in loss to Grant

Enterprise staff writer \n When Tim Mohr was injured against Carlsbad two weeks ago, the Davis High boys basketball coaches knew it would have to go back to the drawing board to find the right combinations on the court. \n Using a platoon system (subbing five players at once) for much of the first half, […]

DHS tries platoon subbing in loss to Grant

Enterprise staff writer \n When Tim Mohr was injured against Carlsbad two weeks ago, the Davis High boys basketball coaches knew it would have to go back to the drawing board to find the right combinations on the court. \n Using a platoon system (subbing five players at once) for much of the first half, […]

DHS girls hold off Grant, a top DVC contender

Enterprise staff writer \n SACRAMENTO — Malika Wilkins, en route to a 27-point night, scored six of the Lady Blue Devils\’ final seven points as Davis \n High opened Delta Valley Conference play with a road victory over Grant. \n The Pacers (9-6) and Devils (11-6) are expected to be the top two schools in […]

McDaniel is the Devils\’ fiery leader

Enterprise correspondent \n For the past three years, opposing high school basketball teams have had to gear up for one player in particular when facing off against Davis. That tough matchup is lightning-quick point guard Graham McDaniel, with a game as fiery as his bright red hair. \n McDaniel, who has made the All-Delta Valley […]

BRIEFS: Todays Aggie game is on TV

\n When the UC Davis men\’s basketball team plays at Long Beach State tonight at 8 p.m., local fans will be able to catch the game on ESPNU. \n The Aggies (6-10, 1-3) won their first Big West contest over Cal State Fullerton on Dec. 28, \n but have dropped their past three conference outings. […]

Blue Devil boys hope to repeat run to playoffs

Enterprise staff writer \n It\’s time to shake the cobwebs out. \n Delta Valley Conference play is upon the Davis High boys basketball team — and going into league with a seven-game losing streak is not what anybody had in mind, especially after that 7-1 start. \n Is it realistic — given the injury to […]

Prodigious scores normal for DHS JV boys

\n DIXON — It was veteran junior varsity boys basketball coach Bob Silva\’s 200th game — and his Davis High squad didn\’t let him down, posting a 70-52 victory over Dixon on Saturday night. \n Closing their preseason with a 13-4 record, the Blue Devils launched a second-half attack that pulled the locals from a […]

Miller leads UCD in gymnastics

\n Senior Marcy Miller won the individual all-around with a career-high 38.775 total while junior Erika Van Dyke led a 1-2-3 Aggie sweep on floor exercise, helping UC Davis score a winning 191.300 in a season-opening womens gymnastics home triangular meet at the Pavilion Sunday afternoon. San Jose State finished second with a 190.600 while […]

Quick start spurs DHS girls

Enterprise staff writer \n ROSEMONT — “This was a good game in preparation for league. We rebounded and shot better, and I thought we passed really well,” said a smiling interim coach Dennis Foster as the Davis High girls basketball team won its last nonconference game of the regular season, going on the road to […]

DHS falls in 2OT

Enterprise staff writer \n DIXON — Senior forward Julian Cook sank two free throws and Dixon finished off the Davis High boys with a two-handed jam at the buzzer as the Rams came from behind to beat the Blue Devils, 61-58, in double-overtime on Saturday. \n It was a scene from the movie “Hoosiers.” \n […]

Mustangs gallop past UCD women

\n SAN LUIS OBISPO — Only six players saw action for Cal Poly on Saturday, but unfortunately for the UC Davis women\’s basketball team, Rachel Clancy was one of them. \n Despite playing all 40 minutes because of Mustang injuries and team-imposed suspensions, Clancy scored 21 points to lead Cal Poly to a 74-65 win […]

Late miscues hurt Aggie

Enterprise correspondent \n Down three to arch-rival Cal Poly with 18 seconds left, in front of the largest home crowd of the season (2,885 fans), all the UC Davis men\’s basketball team wanted was an opportunity to attempt a game-tying shot. But the Aggies never got that chance. \n UCD senior Joe Harden\’s pass to […]

New DHS girls coach sees positives in loss at SFHS

Enterprise staff writer \n SACRAMENTO — It was a mixed bag in Davis High\’s first game out after six-year Lady Blue Devils coach Jeff Christian was removed by district officials on Monday. \n The locals, playing listlessly in the first eight minutes, fell behind big at halftime, before losing a 75-51 nonleague decision at St. […]

Aggie women win turnover battle, game

\n SANTA BARBARA — Knowing UC Santa Barbara would be using its size to block shots and pile up \n rebounds, the UC Davis women\’s basketball team planned to get its edge in turnovers on Thursday at The Thunderdome. \n The Aggies made just eight miscues — while forcing 23 Gauchos turnovers — and the […]