Light has gone on for UCD\’s Ritchart

Enterprise sports writer \n For a winless roadtrip, the UC Davis men\’s basketball\’s two-game swing through UCLA and North Dakota State last week was surprisingly fruitful. \n Not only did the Aggies stick close to a pair of good teams all the way down to the final minutes but, more importantly, UCD\’s Josh Ritchart may […]

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DHS girls head back to Napa tonight

Enterprise staff writer \n It\’s not necessarily that Davis High girls basketball coach Jeff Christian is a connoisseur, but over the past six seasons at the program\’s helm, he\’s spent a lot of time in the Wine Country. \n After playing tough and finishing second in the Napa Wine Country Classic over the weekend, the […]

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Devil boys go for two in a row

Enterprise staff writer \n When Davis High and Will C. Wood meet tonight in a nonleague boys basketball contest at DHS, the game has become anything but a tune-up for either squad. \n The Wildcats are coming off a 45-39 Les Curry Invitational loss to the Blue Devils in the tournament\’s championship game on Saturday. […]

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JV/FROSH ROUNDUP: DHS goes 2-1 at Curry

\n The Davis High boys junior varsity basketball team just missed winning its own version of the Les Curry Invitational last weekend. \n In wining the consolation crown, the Blue Devils won two straight games after dropping the tournament opener, 52-48, to Vanden. DHS played the game without three starters, who had a school musical […]

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UC Davis posts Causeway Classic win

\n SACRAMENTO — Heidi Heintz led four players in double figures as the Aggies rolled to a 78-55 nonconference womens basketball win over Causeway Classic rival Sacramento State on Sunday afternoon at The Nest. \n UC Davis won for the second straight game and fifth time in the past six, improving to 8-2 overall. This […]

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Tourney MVP McDaniel leads the Davis charge

Enterprise staff writer \n He\’s become the 7th Cavalry, like in the old Westerns. \n Remember when the settlers were in trouble? When it looked most bleak, you\’d hear the charge call blare from the bugler. Then from around the hillside, here came the army to drive off the attackers. \n You do? Well, now […]

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DHS boys lock up Wood for Les Curry title

Enterprise staff writer \n Les Curry would be proud. \n The longtime Davis High basketball coach — namesake of the local tournament — is bouncing around in heaven, celebrating with the rest of the Blue Devils. \n On Saturday, DHS used a lights-out defense to win its first Les Curry Invitational, sending Will C. Wood […]

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BRIEFS: UCD\’s Rogers gets a national honor

\n When the Associated Press votes on its annual Football Championship Subdivision All-America team, UC Davis is never far from their minds. This year, tight end Dean Rogers became most recent Aggie to be honored when the AP announced its picks last week. He joins a distinguished list. \n The 6-foot-3, 250-pound senior from Visalia, […]

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Balance creates exciting final day at Les Curry

Enterprise staff writer \n Davis high boys head coach Dan Gonzalez said before his eighth annual Les Curry Invitational started that “this tournament has balance. I don\’t think there are any really weak teams.” \n Gonzalez knew what he was talking about. \n As a prelude to the Blue Devils\’ championship moment against Wood on […]

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Devils get cut off in Wine Country

\n NAPA — “This obviously wasn\’t a great game for us,” Davis High girls basketball coach Jeff Christian said Saturday. “But it was a great week.” \n That not-so-great game was a 62-41 loss to Clayton Valley in the championship game of the Wine Country Classic in Napa. \n However, that great week was a […]

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Thompsons three wins it for Devils

Enterprise staff writer \n Although much taller than their host Davis, it was the Vanden Vikings on Thursday night who couldn\’t see the forest through the threes. \n Closing the first night of action in the Les Curry Invitational at DHS, Bryce Thompson hit a 3-point dagger with three seconds remaining as the pesky Blue […]

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DHS girls advance in a classic

\n NAPA — Add Dramamine to the Davis High girls basketball team\’s first-aid kit. \n In the first round of the Wine Country Classic at Napa High School, the Lady Blue Devils were so back and forth with opponent Will C. Wood, it was surprising no one got seasick. \n “We found a way to […]

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DHS girls advance in a classic

\n NAPA — Add Dramamine to the Davis High girls basketball team\’s first-aid kit. \n In the first round of the Wine Country Classic at Napa High School, the Lady Blue Devils were so back and forth with opponent Will C. Wood, it was surprising no one got seasick. \n “We found a way to […]

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Aggie men fall short

\n FARGO, N.D. — For the second consecutive game, freshman Josh Ritchart had a big game off the bench to help give the UC Davis men\’s basketball team a chance to win at the end. But for the second straight game, the Aggies didn\’t quite have enough. \n Coming off of a 23-point performance in […]

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