Devils start DVC play at undefeated Franklin

ELK GROVE Ñ Davis High opens Delta Valley Conference play tonight when it travels to Cosumnes Oaks-Franklin Stadium to take on unbeaten Franklin at 7:30 p.m. Battling a raft-load of injuries, the Blue Devils hope to have two of their top offensive performers, running back Courtney Williams and tight end Peter Smith, back at full […]

BRIEFS: Blue Devils need OT to beat Corning

The Davis High girls field hockey team got its biggest challenges in weeks when it traveled to Corning for an Eastern Athletic League rematch against the Cardinals. Though it took a little extra time, the Blue Devils were up to that challenge and eventually an Emily Brown goal gave DHS a 1-0 victory. With the […]

Davis girls beat St. Francis for the third time

Enterprise staff writer The Davis High girls water polo team sat and watched as their male counterparts got blitzed in the first quarter against Jesuit because of a slow start. The Blue Devils then went out and made sure they didnÕt follow suit. DHS dominated rival St. Francis from the start, allowing only nine shots […]

A Devil victory could turn the season around

Enterprise staff writer There comes a time when youÕre asked to stand up and be counted. Even if things havenÕt gone so well, even if you think thereÕs no gas left in the tank. Even if your senses tell you the task at hand is overwhelming. When you can muster enough strength Ñ find that […]

Bad first quarter dooms Blue Devil boys

Enterprise staff writer For the last three quarters of WednesdayÕs water polo match, the Davis High boys outplayed Jesuit, taking 12 more shots than their rivals and scoring three more goals. But due to a nightmare of a first quarter, the Blue Devils still ended up on the losing end of the score. The visiting […]

Warren leads USD into matchup with Aggies

Enterprise staff writer With four-year starting quarterback Noah Shepard having graduated, it was expected that the South Dakota football team would go through some growing pains early in 2010. The CoyotesÕ season-opening 37-6 loss to a Football Bowl Subdivision Central Florida squad went exactly as expected. But that was about it for the growing pains, […]

JV ROUNDUP: Strong week for Devil teams

The Davis High junior varsity field hockey squad faced three tough teams this past week, carding a 0-2-1 mark in the games. On Wednesday, the Blue Devils faced Pleasant Valley. The teams were evenly matched and the outcome could have gone either way, but in the end, DHS dropped a 1-0 decision. The localsÕ core […]

Freshman Devils waste RobersonÕs 174 yards

For the second straight week, the Davis High freshman football team fell flat in the first half and the result was a 21-0 home loss to Oakmont on Thursday night at Halden Field. ÒWe were not ready to play for the first half,Ó DHS head coach Derek Brothers said. ÒWe had miscues in the first […]

Junior varsity Devils run over Oakmont

Enterprise corespondent Davis High School: where running backs are made. In improving to 3-2 on the season, with a 14-6 win over Oakmont on Friday, the Davis High junior varsity football team passed the ball just four times, and not once in the second half. Kevin Sorensen led the Blue Devil running game with 192 […]

DHS volleyball coaches happy

SACRAMENTO Ñ It was a terrific week of volleyball for the Davis High junior varsity girls team, as the Blue Devils finished fifth in the 15-team El Camino Invitational after earlier in the week dispatching Yuba City. In the tourney, DHS topped Pleasant Valley (25-13, 25-17), Bella Vista (25-18, 25-19), split with Oakdale (15-25, 25-19) […]

BRIEFS: Blue Devil girls blaze the Trail

The Davis High girls tour of dominance Ñ otherwise known as its Delta Valley Conference tennis schedule Ñ continued on Tuesday with a 9-0 victory at Monterey Trail. Rolling through the six singles and three doubles matches in straight sets, the Blue Devils did not even have a close match. DHSÕ top player InŽs Guinard […]

Blue Devil offense blanked in a victory

For a boys soccer team like Davis HighÕs Ñ which is considered one of the top teams in the area Ñ a two-game stretch that features a loss and a 1-0 win on an opponentÕs own goal is usually disappointing. But after the Blue Devils took 41 shots on Tuesday against Monterey Trail but needed […]

UCD’s specialists have unique duties

Enterprise staff writer Head out to a UC Davis football practice and at first glance, Sean Kelley, Colton Schmidt and Joey Waters wonÕt stand out at all. The trio will be milling around the sidelines, watching practice and talking with their Aggie teammates. Pay attention to them longer, however, and they will distinguish themselves not […]

DHS girls look to rebound tonight

After TuesdayÕs middle contest of a stretch that has the Davis High girls volleyball team playing three games in three nights, the Blue Devils are glad to have a chance to bounce back tonight. DHS followed up a good win in MondayÕs Delta Valley Conference opener against Grant with a three-set nonleague loss to Pioneer […]