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 […]

Gauchos have too much firepower for the UCD men

Enterprise corespondent \n This one was a Gaucho ouch-o. \n The UC Davis men\’s basketball team couldn\’t handle defending Big West Conference Champion UC Santa Barbara\’s prolific offense in a 77-65 loss on Thursday at The Pavilion. \n The loss dropped the Aggies to 6-9 overall and 1-2 in league play, while the Gauchos improved […]

Looking into my crystal ball

Enterprise columnist \n If you read Thursday\’s Enterprise (“Looking to the Future”), you know I had a close encounter last week; a reading with local psychic Paula Mertino. \n What was a visit out of curiosity — something that would give me fodder for a breezy sports column — left me scratching my head in […]

Devil boys go down in Flames

\n LODI — Who\’da thunk it? \n Two weeks ago the Davis High boys basketball team was cruising along at 7-1 — winners of its own Les Curry Invitational and thinking the sky\’s the limit. \n Suddenly — thanks in part to Wednesday night\’s 60-53 nonleague defeat at Lodi — the Blue Devils stand at […]

DHS girls get good grades amidst turmoil

Enterprise staff writer \n Time to play basketball again … \n Roughly halfway through the 2010-11 campaign, the Lady Blue Devils are light years ahead of last season\’s 8-19 performance. \n Depth, defense and a cushy early schedule have helped the Davis forge a 9-5 record in what had deteriorated into a stormy end-of-2010 meltdown […]

UCD trio puts up big numbers

Enterprise sports editor \n It\’s only logical that young college basketball players will set and reset their career-high scoring outputs several times during the course of the season. Heck, freshman automatically do it when they get their first collegiate hoop. \n But for the UC Davis men\’s team — specifically emerging standouts Eddie Miller, Josh […]

A.D. Foster to take over as Lady Blue Devils\’ coach

Enterprise staff writer \n Athletic Director Dennis Foster, in his first year at Davis High, has been appointed interim Lady Blue Devils basketball coach, school Principal Jacqui Moore announced Tuesday afternoon. \n Foster, who for eight seasons was the boys basketball coach at Natomas High, replaces Jeff Christian as the DHS girls mentor. \n Christian, […]

Aggie women head to Thunderdome

Enterprise sports editor \n When the UC Davis women\’s basketball team surprised everyone by losing its Big West Conference opener to Cal State Fullerton on New Year\’s Eve, missed shots (many of them layups) were the culprit. \n The Aggies\’ second conference game — a blowout victory over Cal State Northridge on Sunday — gave […]

DHS girls situation should have been avoided

Enterprise columnist \n For what it\’s worth, there\’s something happening here … \n What it is, ain\’t exactly clear. \n Nobody\’s right, if everybody\’s wrong. \n It\’s time we stopped … everybody look around. \n When Davis High twin sisters Khaliya and Malika Wilkins removed themselves from an “unsafe situation” (according to their mother Lorraine), […]

BRIEFS: Aggies add an ace

\n The UC Davis field hockey team has announced that Megan Reardon from Kellam High School in Virginia Beach, will join the Aggies in the fall of 2011. \n One of the top recruits in the short history of the UCD program, Reardon spent one season with Old Dominion University in 2010 as a redshirt […]