Sharks survive Avalanche in shootout

SAN JOSE — Even when they come out flat, the San Jose Sharks are somehow finding ways to win these days. The Colorado Avalanche can’t seem to end up on the winning side even on nights they play well. Antti Niemi was perfect in the shootout just hours after getting a contract extension, and Ryane […]

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Schlosser lifts boys lacrosse in OT

The boys lacrosse season kicked off with a bang on Tuesday at Ron & Mary Brown Stadium, for the Davis High squad and for its fans. Blue Devils fans were treated to a thriller as DHS and Bella Vista played extra lacrosse, then Devil star Mikie Schlosser’s goal in overtime won it for Davis, 9-8. […]

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An impressive performance by the DHS girls

While an ultra-successful furlough break proved they could be road warriors, Davis High girls soccer players showed they could shine just as bright at home, demolishing visiting Lincoln High, 11-0, on Tuesday at Yudin Field. After members of the team won a title at a club event in Las Vegas last week, and the Blue […]

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SPORTS BRIEFS: DHS gains experience in loss

It was exciting night on Tuesday for most of the members of the Davis High boys volleyball team, as many of them were playing their first-ever match in their home gym. Valley spoiled the party, however, as it came into the DHS gym and won in three sets. The Blue Devils got behind early in […]

UCD’s loss at Sac State is its third straight

SACRAMENTO — After digging an early hole on Tuesday at Sacramento State, the UC Davis baseball team nearly climbed all the way out. But with the bases loaded in the top of the ninth inning, a double play ball sealed the Aggies’ fate in a 6-4 loss to the Hornets at John Smith Field. Sac […]

DHS softball fall short against Eagles’ ace

All together now … “Goodbye. Have fun at UCLA. See ya!” For the fourth consecutive season, Pleasant Grove right-hander Ally Carda has dispatched Davis High — this time with a no-hitter — as both teams opened the softball campaign with a 3-0 Eagle victory at DHS on Tuesday. “I thought we did really, really well,” […]

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Snow much fun in Lake Tahoe

SnowFest, the largest winter carnival west of the Mississippi, which kicks off Friday and runs through Sunday, March 13, offers a spectrum of zany and wacky events from hometown parades to polar bear swims and extreme food challenges. Don’t miss the Opening Night Ceremonies at the base of Squaw Valley USA on Friday with a […]

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DHS snowboard team has 11 members going to state championships

The DHS snowboard team had a strong season. The 10 racers on the girls varsity team competed in six races, achieving three second-place finishes in the three giant slalom events. The girls varsity racers ended the year finishing No. 1 in the final slalom race of the season, after placing third and fourth in the previous slalom […]

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SPORTS BRIEFS: UCD golf squads are both in 4th

WESTLAKE VILLAGE — Battling through frost and delays on Monday, which are expected to affect Tuesday’s portion of the event as well, the UC Davis men’s golf team is tied for fourth place after an official first round score of 1-under 283. Darkness caused play to be suspended during the second round of the USC Collegiate […]

Kings appease sellout crowd with a victory

SACRAMENTO — One of the NBA’s worst teams this season, the Sacramento Kings seemingly turned back the clock on Monday night to a time when the team played before sellout crowds and rewarded their loyal fans with victories. Marcus Thornton scored 16 of his season-high 29 points in the fourth quarter to help rally the […]

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NBA ROUNDUP: Nuggets keep winning without Melo

DENVER — Nuggets coach George Karl trotted out different lineups until something finally clicked. That will be his plan from here on. With a new cast of characters and the postseason drawing near, Karl doesn’t have time to do anything but adjust on the fly. The reserve tandem of J.R. Smith and Raymond Felton worked […]

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JV/FROSH ROUNDUP: Soccer team wins Woodland tourney again

WOODLAND — The Davis High girls junior varsity soccer team started the 2011 season on a strong note by defending its championship crown for the fourth consecutive season at the Woodland Cal Spring Classic Tournament played last weekend. In the first game, the Blue Devils and Napa were scoreless at the break, but DHS pressured […]

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Communication is key for DHS boys volleyball

Without a lot of experienced players, Davis High boys volleyball coach Julie Crawford has devised a plan in order to get her team up to speed. The idea is to work on getting better at one aspect of the game each time out. On Monday, in the season opener at McClatchy — which is the […]

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DHS boys hope to swim to a title

Nine section titles, 74 individual or relay-team championships and four all-time regional records. The pool legacy of the Davis High boys swim team runs swift and deep. In 2007, the Blue Devils were nipped at the wire by Jesuit — failing by only eight points (270-262) in an attempt to earn that elusive 10th Sac-Joaquin […]

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