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Aggie men finish fifth at fall opener

WESTLAKE VILLAGE — If their performance at the Southwestern Intercollegiate men’s golf tournament — which opened UC Davis’ fall schedule — is any indication, the Aggies are going to be a deep team this season. In Tuesday ‘sfinal round at the North Ranch Country Club, freshman Ryan Han shot an even-par 71 and three of […]

AYSO opens season with a flurry of goals, defensive gems

On opening day, there were dozens of soccer balls flying around the AYSO fields of Davis. Here’s a look at the action from teams in the U12 division and up … Turnt Toast 6, Blueberries 2 A perfect September morning welcomed the first game of the Davis AYSO fall season in the girls U19 division. […]

Alliance squads have a successful soccer weekend

It was an interesting week of soccer for the Davis Alliance Soccer Academy. Here’s a look at weekend action … Palermo 1, SSA Chaos 0 The Davis Palermo, a U19 girls team, took an early lead against the SSA Chaos when Prisila Jaime slammed home her first goal of the season in the seventh minute. […]

White Sox sink A’s in 12 innings

CHICAGO — Eric O’Flaherty wasn’t able to help the Oakland Athletics’ ailing bullpen. Tyler Flowers hit a solo home run to tie the game in the ninth inning and then added another shot in the 12th to give the Chicago White Sox a 5-4 victory over the A’s on Monday night. Flowers ended the game […]

Blue Devil girls serve up several wins

After playing four matches against strong competition at last weekend’s California High School Tennis Classic tournament in Fresno — and winning two — the Davis High girls showed visiting Elk Grove what they had learned in Monday’s Delta League opener. The result was an 8-1 Blue Devil victory at the Davis High Tennis Complex. DHS swept the […]

UCD roundup: Aggies start men’s golf season off with two strong rounds

Luke Vivolo led the way with a second-round 69 as the UC Davis men’s golf team opened the fall portion of its season on Monday, playing the first two rounds of the Southwestern Intercollegiate at North Ranch Country Club in Westlake Village. The Aggies (25-over) were in seventh place after shooting a 14-over 298 in the opening […]

Sports briefs: Wildcats host free open gyms

NorCal Wildcats basketball club will host free open gym for girls and boys in grades 3-7 on Sundays, Sept. 21 and 28, at Holmes Junior High, 1221 Drexel Drive in Davis. Everyone is welcome — current Wildcats as well as anyone who might be interested in trying out for the winter season. Wildcats coaches and staff will […]

UCD foes: now they see Jermale, now they don’t

Ask Fort Lewis players what Jermale Jefferson looks like and they’ll probably have a tough time providing a description. But mention No. 18 and they’ll say “Oh, yeah. That guy.” You see, UC Davis’ 5-foot-10, 170-pound freshman receiver mostly showed the visiting Skyhawks the back of his jersey during Saturday’s 52-17 victory. Aggie coach Ron Gould hinted […]

Perez, Williams shine in Devil football opener

When linebacker Brendan MacDonald graduated last spring after three standout Davis High football seasons, Blue Devils fans were left wondering who would fill that void. DHS may have found that player in Friday night’s 25-17 season-opening loss to River Valley: linebacker Ishmael Perez — a sophomore who looks like he could be a force for years to […]

DHS field hockey team continues to dominate

Even if visiting Corning got a point for each time it controlled the ball on the Davis High side of the field in Monday’s 6-0 Blue Devil victory at Brown Stadium, DHS probably still would have won by a wide margin. The Cardinals staved off the inevitable Devil onslaught for a mere 70 seconds before Darby […]

Junior Blue Devils split league contests

WOODLAND — The Davis Junior Blue Devils split four Sacramento Youth League games with Laguna Creek during a day of football in Woodland on Saturday. Meanwhile, the local U11 squad dropped a tough road decision at Inderkum in a nonleague outing. Here’s a look at the action … U12 Junior Midgets The Blue Devils rolled to a […]

Mark Braly: DAM swimmers end summer in record fashion

Led by Sarah Hernandez, 30, and 60-year-old John Thayer, 15 different DAM swimmers helped set 25 new 50-meter course club records at the End-of-Summer Splash last month at Schaal Aquatic Center. Hernandez set five new benchmarks, with Thayer adding four record swims. The other swimmers to put their names in the books included first-ever record-setters Juliana Bremer, […]

Baseball roundup: A’s rally in the ninth

OAKLAND — Jed Lowrie hit a game-ending RBI single in Oakland’s three-run ninth inning, sending the Athletics to a 4-3 victory over the Houston Astros on Saturday. Lowrie, Josh Reddick and Coco Crisp had two hits apiece as Oakland snapped a three-game losing streak. The Athletics were six games back of the AL West-leading Angels […]

Quick Aggie strikes leave Skyhawks twisting in win

Some fans swear they heard quacking at Aggie Stadium during Saturday night’s 52-17 swamping of Fort Lewis. So quick and proficient was the UC Davis offense — none of seven touchdown “drives” took more than 3:23 — that the locals looked (save the uniforms) like the breakneck offense of Oregon. Before an entertained crowd of 3,597, UCD […]

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