Spring has sprung for DHS athletics

The scramble for practice time and facilities is in cacophony mode as the first big week of spring sports competition begins at Davis High. Coordinating workout time — and, thanks to the rain, shelter — has been the charge of first-year athletic director Dennis Foster. Getting enough training in to be ready for this week’s […]

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Support Davis Little League at Uncle Vito’s

Community support is what allows Davis Little League to succeed, so community members are invited to visit Uncle Vito’s Slice of New York for pizza, salads and cold brew while supporting DLL on Wednesday, March 9, from 5 to 9 p.m. The restaurant is at Second and E streets in downtown Davis. Guests should print […]

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Timely snowstorms have made this a season to remember for Tahoe resorts

In the advertising world, identifying the appropriate product and developing a marketing scheme behind it is standard procedure. In some respects, ski resorts are just like any other business. They are  selling products and  services to their customer base and promoting them through advertising to further enhance sales. However, the guessing game for the ski […]

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Aggies lose doubleheader at San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO — The UC Davis baseball team dropped a doubleheader against the University of San Francisco on Sunday, falling by scores of 6-2 and 8-4 at Benedetti Diamond in San Francisco. UCD falls to 2-5 on the season while San Francisco improves to 2-5. The Dons scored twice in the second inning to take […]

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Dunn leads Aggies to upset win in water polo

Sophomore attacker Jessica Dunn scored three goals to lead 17th-ranked UC Davis to an 8-5 upset of 13th-ranked Cal State Northridge in the 13th-place game of the UC Irvine Invitational women’s water polo tournament at Corona Del Mar High School on Sunday evening. Dunn also netted a pair of goals as the Aggies clipped former […]

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UCD softball drops final three games at competitive Stanford tourney

STANFORD — The UC Davis softball team scored two runs in the seventh inning but couldn’t complete the comeback in a 5-3 loss to No. 16 Stanford on Sunday in the final game at the Stanford Nike Invitational. The Aggies played a competitive schedule on the weekend, dropping all five games to move to 5-9 […]

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St. Mary’s beats Aggie men in tennis

MORAGA — The UC Davis men’s tennis team dropped a 5-2 nonconference match to St. Mary’s on Saturday at the Timothy Korth Tennis Complex. The Aggies (1-6) won the doubles point after two out of three victories and Nick Lopez took a win at No. 1 singles despite the loss. The Gaels (3-3) had straight-set […]

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UCD women honor seniors, Simpson with win

Saturday’s matchup with UC Irvine could have been UC Davis women’s basketball head coach Sandy Simpson’s last game at The Pavilion, as well as the final home act for seniors Paige Mintun, Heidi Heintz and Anna Harp. But the Aggies refused to let the gravity of the game negatively affect their performance. Instead, UCD coasted […]

UCD men lose another road heartbreaker

RIVERSIDE — Eddie Miller did his best, but he couldn’t pull out a win for the UC Davis men’s basketball team on Saturday, as UC Riverside won a roller coaster ride of a Big West game, 85-81. Miller scored a career-high 35 points — 26 of them in the second half — but the Aggies dropped […]

Grizzlies run away from Kings

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Zach Randolph and the Memphis Grizzlies muscled their way to an important victory. Randolph had 23 points and 12 rebounds, Marc Gasol added 21 points, and the Grizzlies pulled away in the second half for a 120-92 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Saturday night. “That’s the way we play night in […]

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UCD ROUNDUP: Swimmers win MPSF title

LONG BEACH — No one was faster in the pool Saturday than the UCD women, who won the team title at the inaugural Mountain Pacific Sports Federation championship meet. The Aggies racked up 726 points to win their second straight conference title since becoming an official member of Division I. Last season,UCD won the Big […]

‘We want that boys title badly’

Track can be a lonely sport. Rarely does the casual fan see running or field events as a team venture. But at Davis High, track and field is all about the team atmosphere, about pushing each other and understanding what it means to push yourself. Blue Devils head coach Spencer Elliott — a former sprint […]

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BRIEFS: Girls lacrosse camp starts Monday

The Davis Lacrosse Association is offering a spring lacrosse camp for girls of all skill levels in grades three through eight. Beginning this week, the camp will run Mondays and Wednesdays through April 27 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. There are no sessions scheduled for the first week in April. The cost of the program […]

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Devil quartet ‘mat’ters in Stockton

STOCKTON – Almost 500 prep wrestlers — including four seniors from Davis High School — grappled with the odds Friday and Saturday as the Sac-Joaquin Masters Wrestling Championships were conducted in Stockton Arena. While he didn’t advance to the podium, Blue Devil senior Philip Toy went 4-2 during matches in the 32-man, 112-pound division, drawing […]

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