Concolino’s Scout project will benefit DHS teams

Attaining the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest in the Scout Program, requires exceptional leadership, dedication and character. So it should come as no surprise to Blue Devil fans that Kevin Concolino, multi-sport star and driving member of Davis High School’s leadership class, is closing in on this great honor. Concolino started for the varsity football […]

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BRIEFS: Youth Hoops tryouts slated

Davis Hoops Wildcats AAU basketball tryouts begin this month for eighth-grade girls, while high school freshman, JV and varsity boys and girls tryouts will be in early March Workouts for eighth-grade girls start on Thursday, Feb. 24, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Holmes Junior High, 1220 Drexel Drive. Tryouts are free and players are […]

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DHS wrestlers move on to Divisionals

Davis High wrestling coach Ty Brown knew this was coming. After struggling through the regular season without enough healthy bodies to fill out a lineup, it is now the Blue Devils’ time to shine. Starting with Saturday’s Delta Valley Conference championships, DHS grapplers compete in the postseason as individuals, which means no more lost points […]

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Thunder slip past Kings

SACRAMENTO  — Kevin Durant scored 10 of his 35 points in the fourth quarter to help lead the Oklahoma City Thunder past the Sacramento Kings 99-97 on Saturday night. The victory was fourth in five games for the Thunder. Oklahoma City took the lead on Eric Maynor’s 3-pointer to end the first quarter and led […]

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UCD men can’t hold on at Pacific

An exciting back-and-forth Big West men’s basketball game turned into a heartbreaker for UCD at Pacific. After six ties and 14 lead changes, the Tigers made a late run to defeat the Aggies, 70-66, at the Alex G. Spanos Center on Saturday. Pacific (14-10, 6-5)  went 6 -for-6 from the foul line in the final […]

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Red hot Mustangs top DHS boys

After his performance in the first matchup between these two teams last month, and from looking at the statistics, Davis High knew it had to slow down Monterey Trail sharp-shooter Brandon Ogle on Friday. What the Blue Devil boys didn’t plan for a was a red-hot shooting performance from the rest of the Mustang basketball […]

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Long Beach edges UCD women

LONG BEACH — What a difference a point makes. If the UC Davis women’s basketball team had been able to hold off Long Beach State on Saturday at Walter Pyramid, the Aggies would be sitting pretty in second place in the Big West. Instead, after a 60-59 loss to the 49ers, UCD fell to fourth […]

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Watney slips out of the top 10 at Pebble Beach

PEBBLE BEACH — The best break for Steve Marino might have come moments after he finished his round Saturday at the Pebble Beach National Pro-Am, nowhere near where he had just three-putted from 4 feet for a bogey. Across the Del Monte Forest, where the crowds gathered in sunshine to watch the celebrity show at Pebble Beach, […]

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BRIEFS: Hall of Fame to host talk on cycling legend

A talk next week at the U.S. Bicycling Hall of Fame will feature a topic of historical significance that goes beyond the sporting aspect of cycling. On Sunday, Feb. 20, Andrew Ritchie, an ex-racer who has been writing about the sport for the past 30 years, will be at the Hall to give a presentation […]

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DHS girls get past Monterey Trail

Sometimes all it takes is a single spark to ignite a blaze. Malika Wilkins was that fire starter for the Davis High girls basketball team on Friday, as the Lady Blue Devils overcame early struggles to coast to a 63-45 Delta Valley Conference victory over Monterey Trail (9-16, 3-5) at The Cage. “We were a […]

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Cal reinstates three sports but not baseball

BERKELEY — California reinstated three teams Friday that were slated to be eliminated in a cost-cutting move after an aggressive fundraising campaign to keep the programs, while going ahead with plans to get rid of the baseball and men’s gymnastics teams. Chancellor Robert Birgeneau partially reversed a decision announced in September when he said that enough […]

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UCD softball runs into an ace

HONOLULU, Hawaii — Texas State’s Chandler Hall threw a five-hit shutout, helping the Bobcats to a 4-0 win over the UC Davis softball team in the first game of the 2011 season for both squads on Thursday at the Oceanic Time Warner Cable Paradise Classic, hosted by the University of Hawaii. Texas State was led […]

BIG WEST ROUNDUP: Cal Poly wins 4th straight

IRVINE — Shawn Lewis scored a season-high 25 points as Cal Poly beat UC Irvine, 80-71, on Thursday night. It was the fourth straight win for the Mustangs (12-11, 7-4) and marked their longest winning streak in four seasons. Will Donahue snagged a double-double for Cal Poly, scoring 13 points and pulling down a career-high 17 rebounds. […]

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Long Beach pounds UCD men

When first-place Long Beach State last faced the UC Davis men’s basketball team, the Aggies put a scare into the 49ers, falling by just four points at The Pyramid. On Thursday at The Pavilion, LBSU made sure it wouldn’t happen again. The Big West-leading 49ers shot 65 percent from the floor, put five players in […]