Errors doom Devils in loss

ELK GROVE Ñ The Davis High girls volleyball team was unable to capitalize on its chances on Monday, falling to Franklin 25-20, 25-23, 25-15 and dropping into third place in the DeltaValley Conference. ÒWe had chances to win all three games but didnÕt take them,Ó said head coach Leigh Whitmire. ÒThey had a good blocking […]

DHS looks to tackle problems

Enterprise staff writer There was help with addition of former junior varsity standout Grant Dickerson. Lineman Blair Kittle played one of his most inspired games of 2010. Dane Denkers, used at a handful of positions, continued to do whatever was asked of him. Mix in Brent Martin, Corey Nelson and Nick Jenness, and there was […]

New chapter begins for UCD men

The UC Davis menÕs basketball team officially opened the 2010-11 season, practicing for the first time on Friday. The Aggies begin their regular season competition in four weeks (Nov. 12 in Portland), after finishing with a 14-18 overall record and an 8-8 mark in the Big West a year ago. UCD has improved in both […]

UCD BRIEFS: Aggies get first-ever NorPac win

Playing its final home game of the season, the UC Davis field hockey team posted its first NorPac Conference win in program history. The Aggies defeated Pacific, 2-1, when Nadia Namdari scored an overtime goal at Aggie Stadium. The game was also UCDÕs ÒPlay 4 the CureÓ game to raise awareness for breast cancer research. […]

ShawleeÕs goal is golden for UCD

Enterprise staff writer The UC Davis menÕs soccer team hasnÕt done a very good job of taking its chances early in games this year, and head coach Dwayne Shaffer wouldnÕt mind if his team learned the trait. But as long as the Aggies continue to end up on the right side of the scoreline, Shaffer […]

Homecoming win not in the Cards for DHS

Enterprise staff writer Despite dropping its sixth straight game Ñ 42-28 to visiting Laguna Creek on Friday at Homecoming Ñ it was a game filled with little victories for Davis High. ÒThat was as good a half as I have seen from a high school tight end,Ó Blue Devil football coach Steve Smyte said of […]

Ags use bye to heal up

Enterprise staff writer Every college football team has a bye week at some point during the season. On the heels of two straight victories Ñ including a 17-13 win over South Dakota in the Great West opener Ñ UC Davis was off on Saturday. Aggie head coach Bob Biggs saw positives and negatives about the […]

Host Devils win five games at Davis Jamboree

After the Davis High girls provided a sneak preview of what was to come in a win over Buchanan on Thursday, night, the main event on Friday and Saturday was an overwhelming success. With most of the best water polo teams from throughout Northern California getting together at Schaal Aquatics Center on the UC Davis […]

BRIEFS: DHS can’t break through at Grant

SACRAMENTO ÑÊÒWeÕve just hit one of those spells.Ó Davis High boys soccer coach Ashley Yudin didnÕt sound too concerned after a scoreless tie against Grant on the road Thursday. But thereÕs no doubt the Devils need to start converting on their opportunities. On Tuesday, DHS was scoreless for over 80 minutes before finding the net […]

Hurry up and get to the field

Enterprise columnist You still have time, but donÕt dawdle. Tonight, Ron & Mary Brown Stadium at Davis High School is to be christened Ñ and while you probably missed the official dedication ceremony (slated for 3:45 p.m.) thereÕs going to be a heckuva football game when the Blue Devils entertain Laguna Creek at Homecoming. Besides […]

DHS girls polo does it with defense

Enterprise staff writer The Davis High girls water polo team proved Thursday that strong defense can be worth more than just keeping the opposing team off the scoreboard. The Blue Devils forced 14 turnovers against Buchanan, eight of which led directly to goals, in a 19-2 rout of the Bears at Schaal Aquatics Center on […]

With temp in the 90s, Devils shoot in the 80s

Impressive wins in the first two Delta Valley Conference girls golf tournaments had Davis High coach Rhonda Mohr feeling good about this yearÕs team. ThursdayÕs performance at the third DVC meet has Mohr feeling great. All five Blue Devil golfers broke 90 Ñ a first in program history, according to Mohr Ñ as they captured […]

BRIEFS: Devils drop field hockey match

After a winning streak that stretched back for more than a month, the Davis High girls field hockey team finally met its match on Wednesday. It was no surprise that when the two top teams in the Eastern Athletic League Ñ the Blue Devils and Chico Ñ matched up, it would be a competitive contest, […]

Big offensive day for Blue Devil boys

Coming off of a boys water polo tournament in which Davis High faced some of the toughest competition in the state, the Blue Devils were happy to be home. Though facing those talented teams certainly will help DHS in the long run, itÕs always fun to put up big numbers, and the Devils had a […]