DHS girls take the thunder out of Herd

Enterprise staff writer \n It\’s getting tougher to find a seat at The Cage during Davis High girls basketball games. \n Several things are happening to draw fans, and they were all on display in the Lady Blue Devils\’ 64-38 win over Elk Grove on Friday. \n – DHS\’ up-tempo offense, which is powered by […]

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Blue Devil boys stop their long skid

ELK GROVE — Davis High\’s losing streak has ended at 12 straight boys basketball games, thanks to a 55-44 victory at Elk Grove on Friday night. \n Now it\’s time to brush themselves off and see if this Blue Devil group can make a heroic run at a \n playoff berth. \n With seven games […]

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Deely is on fire to lead UCD women

\n IRVINE — Late in the first half of Saturday\’s Big West women\’s basketball game, UC Davis\’ Vicky Deely had just two points and UC Irvine was within two points of the Aggies. \n When it was all said and done, however, Deely had scored a career-high 25 points — 23 of them after intermission […]

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Payne gives Aggie men a 2OT win

Enterprise correspondent \n Nothing quite compares to the pure madness of college hoops. \n Everything that\’s good about the game was on display Saturday night, as the UC Davis men\’s \n basketball team fell behind by 17 points in the first half, only to battle its way back and force \n double overtime. \n Then, […]

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UCD BRIEFS: Former Devils pace Aggies in pool

\n A pair of DHS graduates led the way for the 16th-ranked Aggies as they split two matches on Saturday in the Spartan Invitational at the SJSU Aquatics Center. \n Senior Dakotah Mohr, a former Blue Devil who redshirted last season at UCD, scored a total of seven goals in two games, while junior Ariel […]

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A Devil-Aggie coaching solution

Davis \n Here\’s one solution to the Jeff Christian saga: Have the Aggies hire him as men\’s basketball coach. He\’d get a promotion, and the Aggies would acquire a successful coach. \n Robert Emmons \n Davis \n

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A new set of goals for the Blue Devils

\n Already undermanned at the start of the season, injuries have derailed the Davis High wrestling team\’s chances of getting dual meet victories in 2011. \n With sophomore Andy Schmidl and freshman Marvin Grant recently joining a long list of wounded, the Blue Devils took just six athletes to Wednesday\’s away match against Franklin. And […]

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Highlanders run away from UCD women

\n RIVERSIDE — This one hurt. \n Facing UC Riverside on Thursday, for the first time since the Highlanders knocked them out of the Big West Conference basketball tournament, the UC Davis women looked good in the first half. But UCR got hot after the break — much like it did in last season\’s league […]

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Aggie men break skid with huge home win

Enterprise correspondent \n The UC Davis men\’s basketball team snapped a five-game losing streak on Thursday by dismantling UC Riverside, 82-52, in a Big West Conference game at The Pavilion. \n Leading the way for the Aggies (7-12, 2-5) were senior stars Joe Harden, who recorded 22 points on 7-9 shooting, and Mark Payne, who […]

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Despite shooting woes, DHS plays hard

Enterprise columnist \n What\’s wrong with the Davis High boys basketball team? \n Nothing is wrong with these guys. Some teams just can\’t shoot. Our Blue Devils have proven to be one of those teams. \n In fashioning a 7-1 start — including winning the Les Curry Invitational in their own gym — the Blue […]

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BREIFS: Cycling legend to speak at HOF

\n George Mount, a 1997 inductee, will be at the U.S. Bicycling Hall of Fame, 303 Third St., on Sunday for a talk from 4 to 5 p.m. \n Mount will tell stories and show photos of his days as the first modern American cyclist to race successfully in Europe. \n A Northern California resident […]

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Two locals tee off at Torrey Pines

\n A pair of golfers with local ties opened up their 2011 PGA Tour season today at the Farmer\’s Insurance Open — with 2004 UC Davis graduate Scott Gordon teeing off in his first career tournament at golf\’s highest level. \n 1999 Davis High graduate Nick Watney started his fifth season on tour at the […]

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Community comes out for Anibaba

Enterprise staff writer \n At one point, the kids were lined up out the door. \n Wednesday afternoon downtown at Soccer & Lifestyle was a jumpin\’ place. \n What was the attraction? \n Hometown hero Jalil Anibaba — a recent Major League Soccer first-round draft choice of the Chicago Fire — returned to Davis for […]

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Devils fight, but skid goes on

Enterprise staff writer \n In basketball, defense wins games.* \n *Footnote: It also helps to score baskets. \n On Wednesday, in a game that initially looked like it would be a blowout, the Davis High boys didn\’t let things get completely out of hand against Franklin — but couldn\’t buy a bucket and dropped their […]

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