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Youth gymnastics roundup: Diamonds girls go for the gold at weekend event

The Davis Diamonds girls gymnastics team shrugged off the disruption of moving gyms — and the loss of practice time — to perform well at the Golden State Classic last weekend in Rancho Cordova. Competing against gymnasts off of strong teams from Washington, Utah, Nevada and around Northern California, local senior Isabela Martinez grabbed the […]

Very young UCD women set for Friday tennis opener

Replacing three graduated players like Megan Heneghan, Melissa Kobayakawa and Nicole Koehly won’t be easy for UC Davis women’s tennis coach Bill Maze. Finding the right fits for spots three through six on the singles ladder remains a mystery just days before the Aggies open their dual-match season with Northern Arizona in Tempe on Friday. […]

Tough competition everywhere as Aggie women open water polo year

The 2015 UC Davis women’s water polo team will be put to the test time and time again — starting immediately. After an impressive showing in a Monday 16-9 exhibition loss to China (the world’s No. 2 team) at Schaal Aquatic Center, the Aggies jump right back into deep water Saturday when they meet perennial […]

Cousins has a near triple-double in Kings loss

SACRAMENTO — Monta Ellis scored six of his 28 points in overtime and added 10 assists, and the Dallas Mavericks beat the Sacramento Kings, 108-104, on Tuesday night. DeMarcus Cousins, who fouled out late in the fourth quarter, had 32 points, 16 rebounds and nine assists for the Kings, while Darren Collison added 18 points and […]

Sharks edge Arizona, 3-2

GLENDALE, Ariz. — The game plan was to get shots on goal, so that’s just what Brenden Dillon did. It came from along the boards near the blue line, wasn’t a particularly hard shot and was probably going wide, yet found its way into the net. After a long scoring drought like his, Dillon was […]

Lady Blue Devils hold off Huskies

Up by 16 points with only a few minutes remaining in the game, the Davis High girls basketball team appeared to have things all sewn up Tuesday night at The Cage. And the Lady Blue Devils did manage to pull out a 71-62 win, but only after withstanding a scare from visiting Sheldon in their […]

UCD roundup: Hawkins picked among the nation’s top 25 hoopsters

Just a handful of days after grabbing the nation’s attention by scoring 28 points and collecting 10 rebounds in last Saturday’s home game against Long Beach State — which was televised on ESPNU — UC Davis guard Corey Hawkins was named one of the nation’s best college basketball players. The senior was ranked No. 25 […]

JV roundup: Younger DHS girls are handling business on the hardwood

The Davis High junior varsity girls team continued its early-season success by having its way in 2015. Tuesday’s 65-24 home victory over Sheldon was the Lady Blue Devils’ fourth win in eight days, three of them coming against Delta League competition. Including triumphs over Elk Grove (57-34), El Camino (46-31) and St. Francis (50-41) on Friday, DHS […]

Wade gets a tennis win but Aggies fall at Stanford

STANFORD — Taking a trio of singles matches to three sets — including one that went its way — the UC Davis men’s tennis team opened the spring season with a competitive performance in a 6-1 loss at No. 23 Stanford’s Taube Family Stadium on Tuesday. Aggie sophomore James Wade rebounded from a 4-6 loss in […]

Carrs wrestle well as DHS gets set for league season

Rife with injuries and illness, the Davis High wrestling team had an anticlimactic final weekend of preparation before Delta League meets begin Wednesday. At the El Camino Invitational, junior Tanner Carr led the way for the Blue Devil boys, finishing fourth at the 170-pound weight class. As a sophomore who competed on the varsity team last year, Carr is one […]

Mark Braly: Three DAM good swimmers

Davis Aquatic Masters head coach Stu Kahn announced the club’s swimmers of the year during the recent DAM holiday celebration at Stonegate Country Club. Sarah Bimsom took home the Lucille Barry Award as the female swimmer of the year, Robert Norris captured the Steve Carlson award for top male and the Lillian Rowen Award for senior swimmer of the […]

After serving notice, UCD women have hoops work to do at home

Saturday’s last-second, 63-60, loss at No. 9 Long Beach State was a heartbreaker for UC Davis women’s basketball fans. In blowing an 11-point halftime lead, the Aggies were stiff after intermission — reeling from 49er pressure — and found themselves battling from behind just-like-that! “All of a sudden, the way we were playing in the first […]

On skiing: National Safety Month is a reminder to ski, ride responsibly

Ski resorts nationwide are participating in National Safety Month in January with the goal of educating skiers and snowboarders about being safe and practicing common sense on the slopes. The National Ski Areas Association believes education, helmet use, respect and common sense are vital for everyone to understand when cruising down the mountain. Every resort, large […]

DHS skiers take the top spot again

Monday’s slalom course at Sugar Bowl Ski Resort favored the technical racer over the more aggressive. With a steep, icy start and some tight turns — where three varsity boys and two varsity girls crashed, lost their skis and were disqualified — Davis High skiers were tested in the first slalom of the year. The […]

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