A challenging football season for the Devils

Enterprise staff writer \n “Would I change anything?” \n Davis High football coach Steve Smyte paused. The questioner pushed him, asking for an honest assessment after his Blue Devils went 1-9, getting hammered by everybody they played in a rugged Delta Valley Conference gauntlet. \n “We didn\’t have a lot choices,” the former UC Davis […]

Aggies sweep Great West\’s weekly awards

\n When UC Davis came from 21 points down on Saturday to retain the Golden Horseshoe trophy with a thrilling 22-21 road win over Cal Poly, there were a bunch of heroes. \n That was confirmed on Sunday when the Great West announced its weekly player awards and the Aggies won all three. In fact, […]

Already loaded, Aggies add three talented recruits

\n The UC Davis women\’s basketball team announced on Monday that Lauren Beyer from Bradshaw Christian High School in Sacramento, Sydnee Fipps from Yosemite High (Oakhurst) and Emily Vann of St. Mary\’s Prep (Berkeley) are heading to The Pavilion next fall. \n The trio has signed National Collegiate Letters of Intent and will become part […]

UCD looks forward to tests

Enterprise staff writer \n Sure, the UC Davis women\’s basketball team would like to win a couple of games on this week\’s Southern California road trip. But the Aggies also know they are going into a pair of lions\’ dens when they visit Pepperdine on Friday and No. 15 UCLA on Sunday. \n “It\’s early. […]

A week of soccer full of Yudin\’s influence

Enterprise columnist \n Where to start? If you come from Ashley Yudin\’s Davis High boys soccer program, you have a story to tell. This month, there are a lot of tales to spin. \n This past weekend, the Yudin influence stretched across the nation, enabling programs from coast to coast. \n Talk to Yudin about […]

BRIEFS: UCD men seeded 2nd in WWPA tourney

\n With each sporting a 13-1 record in conference games, there is no question that the 14th-ranked UC Davis men\’s water polo team and the No. 8 Loyola Marymont squad were the top two Western Water Polo Association teams in the regular season. \n That\’s why the Lions, who won the only matchup between the […]

BRIEFS: Aggie soccer stars honored

\n Though team success always comes first, individual recognition is a nice consolation prize. The UC Davis men\’s soccer team came up just short in its quest to make the Big West tournament — and have a chance to qualify for the NCAAs — this season, but three of its players were honored by the […]

Mustangs hold off Aggie volleyballers

\n SAN LUIS OBISPO — Freshman outside hitter Kristina Graven tallied 15 kills against just one kill to help Cal Poly pull away to a four-set, 25-17, 23-25, 25-12, 25-21 victory over UC Davis. The Big West Conference women\’s volleyball action took place Saturday night at Mott Gymnasium in front of 670. \n The Aggies […]

Aggies get a convincing win over Cougars

\n Heidi Heintz scored 14 points to lead three Aggies in double figures as UC Davis opened a big early lead for the second straight game, beating visiting Washington State 77-38. \n The nonconference women\’s basketball victory at The Pavilion on Sunday afternoon was the Aggies\’ second win over a Pac-10 program since 2007. \n […]

Payne reaches milestone in loss

\n PORTLAND, Ore. — Senior Mark Payne scored his 1,000th career point vs. Wisconsin-Milwaukee but UC Davis couldn\’t complete its comeback, falling 73-62 Sunday afternoon at the Athletes in Action Classic in Portland, Ore. \n The Aggies went 0-3 in the tournament to start their season. \n For the third consecutive game, the Aggies fell […]

UCD men go clank in Oregon

\n PORTLAND, Ore. — The host Portland Pilots blistered the nets in a 75-60 win over the UC Davis men\’s basketball team on Saturday at the Chiles Center as part of the Athletes in Action Classic. For the game, Portland shot 62 percent from the floor, including 64 percent from 3-point range. \n Despite outscoring […]

Aggie women blow out USF in opener

\n SAN FRANCISCO — Paige Mintun scored a game-high 20 points and had five steals, and the UC Davis women\’s basketball team jumped out to a double-digit lead early in the game and cruised to a 69-45 season-opening victory over the University of San Francisco at War Memorial Gym on Friday night. \n The Aggies […]

Creadick catch catapults UCD

Special to The Enterprise \n In 2004, Jon Grant\’s touchdown pass to Tony Kays sent the UC Davis football team to an exciting win over rival Cal Poly. That year, Kays posted four consecutive 100-yard receiving games to establish himself as the Aggies\’ go-to receiver. \n If he hadn\’t already proved it by matching Kays\’ […]

Devils can\’t find the goal against Jesuit

Enterprise correspondent \n ELK GROVE — Jesuit showed why it\’s the No. 2 team in the nation on Saturday as it handled Davis High, 3-0, to take the 2010 Sac-Joaquin Section championship for the second straight year. \n Played at Cosumnes Oaks High, the game featured a historical back drop in which Davis had won […]