Blue Devil boys use offseason to get stronger

Enterprise staff writer With apologies to former NFL coach Jim Mora … Basketball? Basketball? Who said anything about basketball? YouÕre talking about basketball? Well, yes. Even though itÕs the middle of summer and basketball drills donÕt start for another three months, the sport at Davis High hasnÕt taken a rest. Davis Hoops teams Ñ known […]

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UCD golfers tied for 23rd in Florida

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. Ñ UC Davis sophomores Amy Simanton and Demi Runas teamed to shoot a 1-under 71 in best-ball format on Wednesday afternoon and are tied for 23rd at the inaugural Hooters WomenÕs Collegiate Team Championship at Achasta Golf Course. The tournament, which is being presented by the National Golf Coaches Association, features standout […]

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Sports galore start next week at DHS

Enterprise staff writer Despite it being the middle of summer, Davis High fall sports teams are about to come together in earnest beginning next week. Nine varsity teams Ñ and a handful of junior varsity and freshman squads Ñ will be determined before school starts Aug. 25. Athletes who plan on competing in any interscholastic […]

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Hello, Vegas! The Blue Devils were lighting the Strip

Enterprise staff writer It was their first venture into national-depth basketball. For the three boysÕ teams of the Davis Hoops program Ñ known as the Wildcats Ñ their weekend trip to Las Vegas came up 7-7-7. ÒAs a group, all three teams exceeded my expectations,Ó Hoops mentor George Sousa reports. ÒOur guys handled themselves well […]

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BRIEFS: Juniors begin a run at California baseball crown

After winning both the Section 6 and Area 1 Junior American Legion tournaments, DavisÕs high-flying baseballers take their third crack at the California State Tournament Saturday at noon against Antioch. Games are played at Boorman Field in Yountville. The Bob Creely-managed outfit has shown it can pitch Ñ with a staff with the likes of […]

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Comcast to carry Cal, Ags

UC DavisÕ season-opening football game at Cal on Sept. 4 Ñ the first matchup between the programs in more than 70 years Ñ will be broadcast by Comcast SportsNet California (Davis Channel 34). Kickoff is at 1 p.m. at Memorial Stadium in Berkeley. The Aggies appeared on television four times last season, including matchups against […]

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All-American status for Aggie Tos

Offensive tackle Mark Tos, a two-time All-Great West Conference selection, has been named a preseason All-American by both Phil SteeleÕs College Football Preview and The Sports Network, headlining several UC Davis football players to receive distinction with the 2010 season just around the corner. Tos, a 6-foot-6, 290-pound senior from Hanford, was selected to the […]

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Grid camp is DevilsÕ future

Enterprise staff writer ÒHey! We donÕt walk here … you guys should know better!Ó came the coachÕs admonition. A little later the unthinkable happens Ñ and as the coach approaches with a quick cadence, a glint in his eyes but command in his voice, those who know Steve Smyte understand thereÕs a lesson coming… ÒWhat […]

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Junior Legion run bodes well for DHS

Enterprise staff writer After beating the stuffing out of four straight opponents in one playoff tournament two weeks ago, the Davis Junior American Legion all-stars proved they could go toe-to-toe with anyone in winning the Area 1 showdown last weekend in Arcata. Now they find themselves tuning up for another run at a California title […]

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Devils could get help from their fans

With the start of the 2010 Davis High School football season a little over a month away, what could be more fun for gridiron fans than getting involved Ñ really involved Ñ with their beloved Blue Devils? First-year DHS head coach Steve Smyte and The Davis Enterprise will team up in a unique partnership this […]

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BRIEFS: DHS girls volleyball tryouts set

Tryouts for athletes interested in playing varsity, JV and freshman Blue Devil girls volleyball this fall will begin Aug. 9 and last as long as needed to form teams. Workouts that week will go from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Ñ with a break Ñ and times may change after that but practice will continue […]

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BRIEFS: UCD joins the MPSF for swimming

The UC Davis womenÕs swimming and diving team will join the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation, when the conference adds the sport for the 2010-11 academic year. Swimming and diving becomes the 10th sport sponsored by the MPSF, a Division I conference that specializes in Olympic sports. The Aggie aquatic squad joins womenÕs gymnastics and womenÕs […]

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Former UCD AD was not single-minded

Enterprise staff writer Former UC Davis athletic director Joe Singleton wasnÕt quite Neil Armstrong, going where no man had gone before, but he didnÕt exactly walk the worldÕs company line either. And it was that philosophy that helped Singleton take the path he followed and accomplish what he did during his time at UCD. Singleton […]

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BRIEFS: Conley gets a UCD coaching gig

Former UC Davis standout Kim Conley has joined the cross country and track and field coaching staffs as an assistant coach after serving as a volunteer assistant for the 2009 season. Last season, Conley lent her expertise as a distance runner to help the womenÕs side achieve new milestones. Under her shared guidance, Sarah Sumpter […]

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