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Gay leads Kings past Jazz

SACRAMENTO — With DeMarcus Cousins sidelined with an illness, Rudy Gay felt the burden to carry the load for the Sacramento Kings as a scorer, defender and team leader. At least for one night, Gay looked comfortable in that role. Gay scored 29 points and guarded Gordon Hayward aggressively in the final three quarters, and […]

Red Bull Rampage gives Davis-native wings

In a video posted to the Red Bull website, a young athlete takes the viewer through a mountain biking course that he’s working on in the middle of the desert. Hair unkempt, with a five o’clock shadow, Davis native Kyle Jameson casually explains the ins and outs of building the course before the climax of […]

Three Blue Devils wrestlers stand out in Stockton

Wrestling in just her second high school tournament, Davis freshman Alisia Flores paced the Blue Devil contingent at the McNair High School Tournament in Stockton last weekend. In the 189-pound division, Flores finished a solid 2-2, including pinning an opponent from the host team, to post a sixth-place finish as the only female DHS wrestler — […]

In the Clubhouse: Paying someone to work for them could be fun

It’s not every day you happily pay somebody to work for them. But when the 2015 U.S. Men’s Senior Open comes to Del Paso Country Club June 25-28, it might not be such a bad idea to shell out $125 or so for the privilege of working the tournament. Club officials say more than 2,500 […]

Aggie men return home for rematch with Eastern Illinois

An off night doesn’t sit well with these UC Davis men. After ripping off six straight wins while displaying the nation’s 14th-best defense, the Aggie hoopsters coughed up 49 second-half points in a 79-71 road loss at Idaho on Saturday. When UCD plays its final home game of 2014, a rematch with Eastern Illinois on Tuesday (7 p.m.) at […]

Anti-bullying event features BMX stunt riders in the Davis High gym

The ASA High School tour, a 15-week nationwide anti-bullying campaign sponsored by the U.S. Marines, made a stop at the Davis High gym on Monday. X Games athletes performed on a state-of-the-art half-pipe while emcee Dustin Grice delivered the group’s anti-bullying message. Pros Trevor Meyer (a BMX floor trick expert from Minneapolis), Jimmy Walker (BMX […]

Sports briefs: Aggie swimmers perform well on Day 2 in Texas

UC Davis scored points in three events on Day 2 of the Texas Hall of Fame Invitational at the Lee & Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center on Friday in Austin, Texas. The Aggies’ 800 free relay team of Samantha Shellem, Kirsten Brand, Robin Lampron and Hilvy Cheung placed eighth in a season-best 7:21.75. The swim earned 22 […]

Wire sports briefs: Sharks go on the road to extinguish Flames

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Logan Couture scored and set up Patrick Marleau’s tiebreaking goal as the San Jose Sharks beat the Calgary Flames, 3-2, on Saturday. Justin Braun also scored and Antti Niemi finished with 33 saves to help the Sharks get their fourth straight win. Mark Giordano and Johnny Gaudreau scored for Calgary, which […]

Overtime win gets Lady Devils third place at Speck tournament

At some point, the Davis High girls basketball team will have to start shooting above 35 percent. For the time being, however, the Lady Blue Devils are doing just fine. The locals bounced back from their first loss of the season by topping the Dixon Rams, 52-45, in overtime to take third place at their […]

UCD women beat T-Birds to earn a hoops split

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Less than 24 hours after seeing a big second-half rally fall just short in a 79-76 loss to Santa Clara, the UC Davis women’s basketball team got a game-high 20 points from junior Alyson Doherty to defeat Southern Utah, 76-53, on Saturday at the Air Force Classic tournament. The win pushed the Aggies’ […]

O’Keeffe runs to fourth … in the nation

PORTLAND, Ore. — For the second consecutive season, Davis High junior cross country superstar Fiona O’Keeffe finished fourth at the Nike Cross Nationals, a Saturday meet that featured top runners from around the United States. Only three of the nearly 200 female prep standouts competing at the Glendoveer Golf Course ran faster 5K times than O’Keeffe’s 17:31. The event […]

Cold-shooting DHS boys edged by tourney host

FAIR OAKS — Glen Welch captured an all-tournament honor for the Davis High boys basketball team, but his 25 points Saturday weren’t enough as the Blue Devils fell to host Bella Vista, 77-75, at the Bronco Invitational. After winning its CIF Foundation Game on Monday, DHS went 0-3 at the season-opening tournament, including a 78-69 […]

Aggie men come up just short of setting program record

MOSCOW, Idaho — Corey Hawkins scored 33 points — the sixth time over 30 in his stellar UC Davis basketball career — but the Aggie men struggled in the second half and lost their first game of the season, 79-71, at Idaho on Saturday. In falling to 6-1, UCD came one game short of setting […]

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