Scott Heinig: that smile, his influence will live on

Close your eyes. His smile stays with you … As the community tries to come to grips with the death of 22-year-old Scott Heinig, those who knew him best promise his memory will live on — while those lives he touched will always be better for the popular student-athlete’s brief stay. “He always made you […]

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Homers support Lincecum’s strong outing

DENVER — Tim Lincecum and the San Francisco Giants sure weren’t complaining about the humidor Monday night. “Not at all,” said Lincecum, the two-time Cy Young Award winner who took a no-hitter into the seventh inning at Coors Field in San Francisco’s 8-1 rout of the Colorado Rockies. Spotted an early eight-run cushion thanks to […]

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Cats score last to win a back-and-forth game in Tacoma

Sacramento used a sixth-inning home run from catcher Josh Donaldson to tie the game on Monday, then an RBI single from Adrian Cardenas in the seventh to complete a sweep in Tacoma with a 7-6 win over the Rainiers. In a back-and-forth contest, Tacoma went ahead 4-1 early, the River Cats came back to take […]

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Davis fights through pain; wins in Fresno

CLOVIS — This one was for Scott. “We’re really proud of the team,” Davis High baseball coach Dan Ariola said after his heavy-hearted Blue Devils opened the Fresno Easter Classic with a 5-0 win over North (Bakersfield) on Monday. Senior Alec Miramontes pitched a complete-game, two-hit shutout as Davis High tried to take a step […]

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Blue Devil boys put it all together against Yuba City

Head coach Julie Crawford could see a different look in her players’ eyes even before the Davis High boys volleyball team took the court on Monday against Yuba City. With that competitive mindset, the Blue Devils had little trouble getting past Yuba City, 25-9, 25-10, 25-16, at the DHS gym. “We came out really competitive […]

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Berkeley is no match for DHS girls lacrosse

It’s physics 101. An object in motion will remain in motion, unless acted upon by another force. Facing the Davis High girls lacrosse team on Monday at Ron & Mary Brown Stadium, Berkeley was not that force. The Blue Devils obliterated the Yellow Jackets, 21-9, improving to an 11-3 overall record (6-0 in Bay Shore […]

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DLL Dodgers use all their tools in sweep

The Dodgers of the Davis Little League 13-14 division used their bats, then their gloves and arms in sweeping two games last week. First, in a 5-1 victory over Vacaville Central on Thursday, Davis followed the three-hit pitching of Walter Bolle. Bolle also doubled, singled and walked in four plate appearances. Ian Miramontes pitched a […]

High-octane offense highlights DLL majors play

Another busy week in Davis Little League majors-division play saw some close games and high-octane offense as the weather continued to cooperate with the schedulemakers. Here’s a recap of recent action … Brewers 10, Cubs 6 — Birthday boy Tyler Babcock went 2-for-2, as did Paul Buhlman as winning pitcher Dan Shuman combined on the […]

Sports briefs: UCD has a 12-shot lead at Big West Championships

RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA — Leader Alice Kim and teammate Demi Runas, in third, pace the four Aggies who finished Monday in the top 10 as the 19th-ranked UC Davis women’s golf team opened a 12-stroke lead after the second round at the Big West Championships. The defending champion Aggies led second-seeded Long Beach State by […]

Runs, runs and more runs in Little League AAA

Lots and lots of runs came from Davis Little League AAA teams as rain-out games were made up and the bats sang in the sunshine (or under the lights). Here’s look at recent games … Mariners 12, A’s 6 — Jack Carsel and Kyle Kordana combined to pitch five shutout innings as Jesse Keenan, Shaan […]

Highlanders get past Aggies in tennis

RIVERSIDE — The UC Davis men’s tennis team had singles wins from Nick Lopez and Connor Coates despite a 5-2 loss to UC Riverside on Sunday at the Student Recreation Center Tennis Courts. The Aggies remained winless in road games this season while the Highlanders snapped a 10-match losing streak and won their first Big […]

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Oregon strikes early in lacrosse win over UCD

EUGENE, Ore. — Five different Duck players scored hat tricks as Oregon rode a 10-1 start to a 19-7 victory over UC Davis in Mountain Pacific Sports Federation women’s lacrosse action Sunday afternoon at Papé Field. For the Aggies, senior Gina Hoffmire tallied three goals and an assist. UCD falls to 10-4 for the season […]

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UCD, Kim take early leads at Big West golf championships

RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA — Sparked by a 6-under 66 from first-day leader Alice Kim and a hole-in-one from sophomore Demi Runas during her round of 70, the defending champion UC Davis women’s golf team took the early lead Sunday at the Big West championships. The 19th-ranked Aggies fired a 3-over 291 and lead second-seeded Long […]

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49ers sweep softball series with 3-1 win over Aggies

LONG BEACH — Long Beach State took a series sweep over the UC Davis softball team, after a 3-1 win Sunday at the 49er Softball Complex. Long Beach State held the edge in the pitcher’s duel, with Erin Jones-Wesley taking her second victory of the weekend. Jessica Thweatt and Alex Holmes combined to allow just […]

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