First-half floundering foils DHS

Enterprise staff writer VACAVILLE Ñ Where to start? It wasnÕt Davis HighÕs finest football hour. After losing 43-20 to Will C. Wood on Friday night, Blue Devil coach Steve Smyte reminded his players this season Òhas a long way to go … itÕs a marathon. If thereÕs anyone here now who doesnÕt believe that hard […]

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Devils hoping to knock on Wood

In a game that could launch one of these two schools on its way to a successful football season, Davis travels to Vacaville High tonight to play Will C. Wood. Game time is 7:30 p.m. at Tom Zunino Field. The Blue Devils and Wildcats come into the nonleague meeting with 1-1 records. Last year, DHS […]

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Aggies wonÕt look past USD

Enterprise staff writer By the numbers, the University of San Diego football team hasnÕt had a good year so far, giving up a lot of yards and points while not tallying much in either category itself offensively. But with his UC Davis squad entering SaturdayÕs matchup with the same 0-2 mark as the Toreros, head […]

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DHS dances past Wolves

Enterprise staff writer This was volleyball at its competitive finest. Throw away the records … when Davis and Woodland high schools get together in any sport, the intensity ratchets up many notches. Such was the case Thursday night when the Blue Devil girls took a giant step forward in a straight-set victory over the visiting […]

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A friendship with sports at the center

Enterprise columnist At the risk of losing most of you early on, be forewarned that this effort is looking back at a couple of guys you donÕt know. One of these people is someone I have been best friends with since we were 7 years old. The other has been a pal since 1970. There […]

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BRIEFS: Devils push Granite Bay to the limit

GRANITE BAY Ñ Area tennis powerhouse Granite Bay needed to win third-set tiebreakers in two matches on Thursday, but it managed to edge the Davis High girls, 5-4. Despite the loss, the Blue Devils showed off their depth by doing their best work in doubles, winning two matches and losing the third in a by […]

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BRIEFS: DHS scores early in field hockey win

SACRAMENTO Ñ After two big wins on Monday and Tuesday, the Davis High girls field hockey team quickly showed Bella Vista that there would be no letdown on Wednesday. Ali Campos scored just 30 seconds into the game ÑÊthen found the net again less than two minutes later Ñ and the Blue Devils went on […]

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DHS hosts and dominates a DVC meet

Cross country coaches like Davis HighÕs Bill Gregg teach their athletes to run in a pack because it allows them to help each other during the race. The Blue Devils girls made Gregg proud on Wednesday in a Delta Valley Conference meet hosted by DHS at Community Park. Six runners Ñ Kate Latsch, Kelly Goss, […]

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UCD’s opponent, San Diego, has struggled in its first two games

Enterprise staff writer From 2003 to 2008, the San Diego football team went a combined 55-12, winning at least seven games each year and losing more than two in a season only once. During the end of that run, third-year head coach Jim Harbaugh left for Stanford after 2006, following back-to-back 11-1 seasons. After going […]

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Blue Devils prepare for an improved Wood

Enterprise staff writer Lots to do in this short week … When Davis High split its first two football games, there was a recurring theme: Penalties at critical times were a disaster and efficiency inside the 20 was less than reassuring. Coming off a 27-13 loss to Sacramento on Saturday, the Blue Devils have focused […]

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Golden Eagles are no match for DHS

Enterprise staff writer There is no rule that says soccer goals have to be aesthetically pleasing or even intentional to count. They just have to go in the net. Matt Austin broke a halftime tie with an intended cross that floated into the far post and Hyato Kawaguchi clinched the victory with a mishit that […]

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Blue Devil boys make a splash against Grizzlies

Enterprise staff writer Coming into WednesdayÕs boys water polo match between Davis and Granite Bay high schools, the two teams were steeped in Sac-Joaquin Section tradition and titles. The homestanding Blue Devils have earned 13 regional crowns Ñ all in Division I. The Grizzlies are in D-II and donÕt have as long a history as […]

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DHS holds off Del Oro in tennis

With an eye toward ThursdayÕs matchup against Granite Bay, one of the toughest girls tennis teams in the area, Davis High wasnÕt sure TuesdayÕs contest with Del Oro would feature the type of competition that would keep it sharp. But the Blue Devils were wrong. The Golden Eagles gave DHS all it could handle in […]

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BRIEFS: Devils are calling all snowboarders

The Blue Devil snowboarding squad will have an informational meeting in the Davis High multipurpose room on Thursday at 7 p.m. All interested students in grades 9 through 12 are welcome. For more information, contact Marcia Heller at (530) 753-8930 or [email protected] Anibaba on TV Local fans can see former Davis High soccer star and […]

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