Blue Devils open against Armijo tonight

When two football teams coming off 2-8 campaigns kick off the season against each other, thereÕs generally little fanfare. But tonight, when Davis High meets ÒvisitingÓ Armijo at Pioneer High, all eyes will be on the revamped Blue Devils as first-year coach Steve Smyte leads the locals into what everyone believes will be a new […]

Aggies expect 12,000 fans to join them at Cal

Enterprise staff writer The UC Davis football team is tired, though not in the literal sense of the word. The Aggies are tired of training camp and practice. TheyÕre tired of listening to the coaching staff go over fundamentals day after day. Most of all, theyÕre tired of hitting only each other. The reason they […]

Blue Devils ready to go: DHS kicks off the season Friday against Armijo

Enterprise staff writer OK, Blue Devil football fansÉ Buckle up. It all begins Friday against Armijo, and neither Davis nor the Indians expects another 2-8 season. Just who has made the biggest leap forward will be determined at 7:15 p.m. at Pioneer High. ÒArmijo has a varied offensive scheme, which requires our defense to be […]

DHS soccer beats Rocklin

Four goals in the first half propelled the Davis High boys soccer team to a 5-0 victory over Rocklin on Wednesday at Yudin Field. The Blue Devils remained perfect at 6-0 this year. Max Flye started the rout by hurling a long throwin toward the goal that the goalkeeper couldnÕt handle, putting DHS up 1-0 […]

Blue Devils hammer Rocklin 9-0

The Davis High girls tennis team showed no mercy in itÕs home opener against Rocklin on Wednesday, pounding the visiting Thunder 9-0. Eight of the nine matches were straight sets victories as the Blue Devils improved to 2-0 on the season. InŽs Guinard got things started for the Blue Devils at No. 1 singles with […]

Armijo game not quite a day at the beach for DHS

Enterprise staff writer FAIRFIELD Ñ When the 2010 football season kicks off Friday night at Pioneer High in Woodland, the Davis High football team to provide some bad vibrations for Armijo quarterback Brian Wilson in an effort to beach this boy. No, not that Brian Wilson (who was a standout quarterback at Hawthorne High before […]

Defending DVC champs want Mohr

Enterprise staff writer – EditorÕs note: This is the eighth in a nine-part series showcasing fall sports at Davis High School. Today: girls golf ItÕs going to be a bittersweet year for Davis High girls golf coach Rhonda Mohr. When the final putt drops this fall, Mohr is finishing her masterÕs (kinesiology) and moving to […]

HereÕs our chance to be football coaches

Enterprise columnist IÕve always been big on audience participation, which explains my excitement with new Davis High football coach Steve Smyte and his offer to let Blue Devil fans call some of his teamÕs plays this fall. As explained in this very newspaper one day last week ÒDespite all the XÕs and OÕs dancing through […]

DHS field hockey plays well in Chico

The DHS field hockey team traveled to Chico on Saturday for a preseason tournament in which all teams face off in shortened 20 minute games. The Blue Devils finished the tournament 5-1-1 and allowed only two shots on goal in the seven games. DHS came out strong against an improved Bella Vista squad and sophomore […]

DHS’ revamped defense: Devils make switch to a 3-4 base

Enterprise staff writer Newspaper scribes are fond of looking at a previous football season and extrapolating from that performance what might lie ahead in the next campaign. With the 2010 edition of the Davis High Blue Devils, forget everything that came before Ñ even if there are a number of similar cast members, and so-called […]

Blue Devil girls ready to repeat

Enterprise staff writer ÒWe are the new team to beat.Ó No cockiness. No chest pounding. HeÕs not trying to rub anybodyÕs face in the fact that Davis High is the defending Sac-Joaquin Section girlsÕ water polo champions. Blue Devil coach Doug Wright just reviewed his roster, looked out in the pool after MondayÕs first practice […]

Aggie men edge Chico in exhibition

The UC Davis menÕs soccer team posted a 1-0 win over visiting Chico State in an exhibition game on Sunday at Aggie Soccer Field. In the 47th minute, Lance Patterson dribbled through several Chico State defenders, then sent a cross into the middle of the penalty area which found Nick Grigoriev. The freshman sent a […]

GOLF: Kuchar wins Barclays on first playoff hole

PARAMUS, N.J. Ñ Matt KucharÕs fortunes took quite a turn Sunday, and so did his golf ball. Kuchar beat Martin Laird in a playoff at The Barclays with a shot out of the rough that rolled toward the back of the 18th green, then caught enough of the slope to turn back toward the hole […]

BRIEFS: UCD’s Varney sets milestone

SALT LAKE CITY Ñ Despite losing each of the games by four points or less, the UC Davis womenÕs volleyball team dropped its first two matches of the season at the Utah Classic Tournament. On Friday, Utah needed four sets to beat the Aggies, 25-22, 25-23, 16-25, 25-23, before UCD fell to Utah State on […]