DHS doesnÕt give an inch in loss to Grant

Enterprise staff writer HereÕs $100. WhoÕs next to contribute to send Steve Smyte to Polynesia for an off-season recruiting trip? Sporting a mostly South Seas feel, the Grant High School offensive and defensive line averaged more than 300 pounds, including heavily recruited nose guard Villimi Moala (340 pounds of active volcano). Davis was overmatched. But […]

Devils advance to Masters tourney

The Davis High girls golf team posted a team score of 514 to take third place at the Sac-Joaquin Section Division I North tournament at El Macero Country Club. The Blue Devils advance to the Masters meet on Nov. 1 at The Reserve at Spanos Park in Stockton. DHS edged Napa, overcomingDesiree AndersonÕs 85 to […]

Southern Utah on the verge of GWC title

Enterprise staff writer Two weeks ago, Southern Utah sat at 1-4 on the season and was down 14-0 after less than seven minutes had elapsed in North Dakota. Things are completely different for the Thunderbirds in the present. They came back to beat the Fighting Sioux by 10; then Cal Poly, 20-7; and then South […]

UCD didnÕt take advantage of chances

Enterprise staff writer It would be easy to blame Sean Kelley for the UC Davis football teamÕs 24-21 loss to South Alabama on Saturday. After all, the normally reliable junior kicker Ñ who made 16 straight field goals at one point over the past two years and was 8-for-9 this year Ñ did miss both […]

BRFS: Aggies fall to Cal Poly at the stadium

The UC Davis womenÕs soccer team surrendered two first-half goals and couldnÕt climb back in a 3-1 loss to Big West foe Cal Poly on Sunday at Aggie Stadium. The game originally was scheduled to be played at Aggie Soccer Field, but because of rain and field conditions, the women played their first ever game […]

BRIEFS: UCD win 2 at Rodeo

SANTA CLARA Ñ Junior center Aaron Salit scored a total of nine goals in two games to lead 11th-ranked UC Davis to a 9-6 win over No. 20 Brown and an 11-9 double-overtime victory over No. 15 Cal Baptist at the Rodeo menÕs water polo tournament at Sullivan Aquatic Center on Saturday. The Aggies improved […]

2 late touchdowns doom JV Blue Devils

Enterprise correspondent SACRAMENTO Ñ The Davis High junior varsity football team stuck with Grant until the very end of FridayÕs game, before losing, 13-0. Pacer running back Marquis Carter danced into the end zone twice in the last two minutes to whisk the game away from DHS. The Devil defense put on a great show […]

DHS boys take 15th at big event

As it heads into the final week of the regular season, the Davis boys water polo team got to tune up for the postseason, placing 15th in what many consider to be the top high school tournament in the country. After falling to the eventual champions, Mater Dei of Santa Ana, in their first game, […]

Grant flexes its muscle in beating DHS, 56-0

Enterprise staff writer SACRAMENTO Ñ Take your pick of high school football polls … Grant High is ranked as high as fifth in the land (ESPNRise and USA Today) or as ÒlowÓ as 32 (MaxPreps.com). Regardless, on Friday night against Davis, the Pacers proved they deserve their national rankings. In an efficient 56-0 shellacking of […]

Two-minute drill is AggiesÕ best offense

Enterprise staff writer While the UC Davis offense hasnÕt been as effective as it would like it to be in 2010, one thing the Aggies canÕt complain about is how they have performed in their two-minute offense. UCD has driven at least 60 yards on its final drive of the first half in each of […]

A familiar problem

Enterprise staff writer Very often, it is turnovers that decide the outcome of football games. But turning the ball over wasnÕt what hurt UC Davis on Saturday, as it won the turnover battle 4-1. The problem was capitalizing on South AlabamaÕs miscues Ñ something the Aggies have struggled with all year long. The Jaguars coughed […]

UCD NOTEBOOK: First Gator, now Dolphin

Enterprise staff writer During the middle of the 2009 season, the UC Davis football team added a wrinkle to its offense when it put in the Gator, a version of the Wildcat formation. Converted defensive back Nick Aprile Ñ who was moved to tailback before the year Ñ was the player tabbed to run the […]

Capital efforts bring little help for axed UCD teams

Enterprise staff writer The bluster in Sacramento over UC Davis cutting four sports teams yielded this: about 235 words tucked away in an education budget trailer bill. They require that, from now on, student-approved fees to support athletics do just that, or are paid back to students. They do little to boost the cause of […]

ItÕs not close this time for DHS soccer

Enterprise staff writer On Oct. 5, DavisÕ boys soccer team squeaked past struggling Monterey Trail 1-0 in a Delta Valley Conference soccer game. The Blue Devils needed the Mustangs to score an own goal to turn the trick. But that was then; Thursday is now. Outshooting visiting Monterey Trail 41-2, Davis High took an 8-0 […]