Bad calls hurt DHS football

Enterprise staff writer As the Blue Devils lick their wounds from SaturdayÕs 27-13 setback at Sacramento High, a look back shows the nonleague football contest was a circus of missed opportunities for both teams. Davis had two touchdowns called back on what Davis High coach Steve Smyte says were phantom penalties. DHS turned the ball […]

BRIEFS: DHS cross country gets a look at rivals

The Davis High cross country team took to the trails at Granite Regional Park last Saturday and got their first look at their Division I rivals in the Sac-Joaquin Section. When the dust settled in the varsity races, Oak Ridge stood at the top with winning team scores in both the boys and girls varsity […]

DHS boys get a 6-0 JV soccer win

Davis HighÕs boys junior varsity soccer team outplayed Sheldon on Monday, cruising to a 6-0 victory at Yudin Field. Possessing the ball for 80 percent of the contest, the Blue Devils danced between short, quick passes through the center of the pitch and along wide crossovers through the wings to overwhelm their opponents. The relentless […]

Blue Devils bounce back: End rare two-game losing skid

Enterprise staff writer ItÕs been seven seasons since Davis High has lost consecutive games in boysÕ soccer. On Monday Ñ against an over-matched Sheldon Ñ Dylan West, Cyrus Ghaffari and the Blue Devils were determined to end their mini-skid. With West scoring two second-half goals and Ghaffari dancing through the Huskies like Baryshnikov at his […]

UCD football is at a crossroads

Enterprise staff writer In an 11-game college football season, one or two games can make all the difference. One win can give a team some momentum and get them going in the right direction, while a couple of losses can kill their chances of accomplishing their goals for that year. UC Davis already has come […]

UCD BRIEFS: WomenÕs soccer kicks Fresno in OT

FRESNO Ñ After falling behind 2-0 vs. Fresno State, the UC Davis womenÕs soccer team rallied to extend the game into overtime, where Samantha Faber scored a golden goal to give the Aggies a 3-2 win on Sunday at Bulldogs Stadium. The Bulldogs (4-3) held a 23-11 advantage in shots over UCD (2-2-1) and a […]

Johnson closes out a win at Cog Hill

LEMONT, Ill. Ñ Maybe now everyone will believe Dustin Johnson when he says he is over a summer of Sunday disappointments. First came an 82 on the final day of the U.S. Open. Then came a crushing blow at the PGA Championship, when he was denied a spot in the playoff for not realizing he […]

UCD BRIEFS: Aggie women tie CSUB

Allison Kelly scored a goal in the 12th minute of play, to help the UC Davis womenÕs soccer team earn a 1-1 tie with Cal State Bakersfield on Friday at the Aggie Soccer Field in the home opener for the Aggies. Despite the 1-1 tie, there was no shortage of opportunities to score, as UCD […]

Varsity Fall Classic goes well, just not for DHS

It was a tale of two Saturdays for Davis High girls volleyball coach Leigh Whitmire. As the coordinator of one of the regionÕs most visible prep tournaments, Whitmire was delighted how her 16-team Varsity Fall Classic unfolded on the DHS campus. Ask her how the Blue Devils played, well, thatÕs a different story. In going […]

Aggies’ Aprile shows off his versatility

Enterprise staff writer Nick Aprile played quarterback at Escalon High School in Fresno, but when he came to UC Davis, he was converted to defensive back. That all changed, the week before last yearÕs game against Southern Utah, when the Aggie coaching staff installed their version of the Wildcat offense Ñ they call it the […]

UCD’s Wright is more comfortable in Game 2

Enterprise staff writer UC Davis redshirt freshman Randy WrightÕs first game behind center didnÕt go exactly how he would have liked as he completed only 8-of-22 throws for 57 yards. That contest, however, was against Cal, a Football Bowl Subdivision team. Facing Portland State on Saturday Ñ which, like the Aggies, competes in the Football […]

Vikings edge Aggies in shootout

Enterprise staff writer UC Davis head coach Bob Biggs knew what Portland State quarterback Connor Kavanaugh could do. Before SaturdayÕs game, Biggs said that one of the keys for his defense was preventing Kavanaugh from tucking the ball and picking up first downs with his feet. Though they knew what they had to do, the […]

JV Devils score big

SACRAMENTO Ñ Showing a balanced attack, the Davis High junior varsity football team topped Sacramento on the road Saturday, 35-6. After trailing 6-0 early on a 62-yard interception return, a seven-yard run by Hayden Duer and two scampers by tailback Kevin Sorensen in the second period gave the Blue Devils a 21-6 halftime lead. Later, […]

DHS BRIEFS: Late goal pushes Marin past Devils

SAN RAFAEL Ñ With less than two minutes remaining on Friday, Davis High allowed a goal on a keeper clear and Marin Academy came away with a 2-1 boys soccer victory. ÒItÕs disappointing because (we) were pretty much equal teams,Ó Blue Devil coach Ashley Yudin said. ÒThose are the kind of games that I like […]