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Aggies need to find themselves as Montanas approach

It’s beginning to feel like Arena Football for many of the Big Sky Conference members. On Saturday, 14th-ranked Montana State held off Sacramento State, 59-56. In a 56-53 squeaker, No. 2 Eastern Washington almost lost to Idaho State. Yes, that Idaho State … the team that has been foundering near the bottom of the standings since […]

Run defense, receivers and backups are bright spots in DHS loss

Coming into Friday night’s home game against Jesuit, the Davis High football team knew from watching film that the visitors liked to run halfback dives and attack from the veer option. And despite losing 47-15, the Blue Devils (1-4, 0-2 Delta League) were able to hold the Marauders (4-1, 2-0) to just 87 rushing yards on 28 […]

Belt’s 18th-inning HR lifts Giants

WASHINGTON — Brandon Belt, Yusmeiro Petit and the rest of the San Francisco Giants did what they do so well in October: They never give in, never give up, and win. Simple as that. No matter what it takes — or how long. Even 18 innings. On and on and on the Giants and Nationals […]

Sports briefs: Aggies win two Big West volleyball matches

The UC Davis women’s volleyball team enjoyed its first Big West Conference victory so much on Friday that it decided to do it again on Saturday. After winning in four games on Friday at Cal Poly, the Aggies held UC Santa Barbara to just .020 hitting in a 25-21, 25-19, 25-16 sweep of the Gauchos at […]

Jones’ break-out game showcases depth of UCD DBs

UC Davis defensive back Zach Jones has been coming on, and Saturday was arguably the sophomore from Napa’s best outing as a collegiate. The 5-foot-11, 205-pound projectile had nine tackles, an interception and a couple of defended passes. Jones, who played in all 12 games as a freshman in 2013, now has 20 tackles this fall […]

Still looking for a complete game, Aggies lose in Portland

PORTLAND — The UC Davis defense was playing a solid second half. The Aggies trailed 20-14 with less than seven minutes remaining, and were faced with a fourth-and-1 at their own 43. UCD elected to punt and Portland State went on a 14-play, 80-yard drive that culminated in a 19-yard Jonathan Gonzalez field goal to put […]

Marauders are too much for DHS on the gridiron

On Friday night, Jesuit showed exactly why it is one of the top football teams in the Sacramento area. The Marauders came into Ron & Mary Brown Stadium and used their balanced offense to throttle Davis, 47-15, in a Delta League matchup. Jesuit (4-1, 2-0) got the ball to start the game and took the […]

Willis-Hong comes up big for UCD men

UC Davis men’s soccer coach Dwayne Shaffer gave Connor Willis-Hong his first career start on Saturday against UC Riverside and the Aggie sophomore made him look like a genius. Willis-Hong scored his first goal as a UCD player in the 44th minute to give the Aggies a 1-0 victory over the Highlanders in a Big […]

Offense sputters as Blue Devil JV footballers lose to Jesuit

The Davis High junior varsity football team could manage only a safety on Friday night, falling to Jesuit, 27-2. The Blue Devils (0-5) kept the game tight in the first half, a marked departure from their game the previous week against Elk Grove. DHS’ score came when John Lagattuta burst through the Jesuit line to block a […]

MLB roundup: Royals keep rolling, beat Angels in 11

ANAHEIM — Mike Moustakas homered leading off the 11th inning, and the Kansas City Royals kept rolling in their first postseason in 29 years with a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels in their AL Division Series opener Thursday night. Moustakas hit the first extra-inning homer in postseason history for the Royals, a high […]

Blue Devils have an unpleasant night at The Cage

In all three games Thursday night at The Cage, the Davis High girls volleyball team built early advantages against Delta League-leading Pleasant Grove. But in all three sets, the Blue Devils failed to hold the momentum in a 25-22, 25-16, 25-22 loss to the Eagles. “(Pleasant Grove) is a tough competitor. We came out, I thought we […]

League’s best square off at El Macero as Davis girls edge Franklin

After several dominating victories, the Davis High girls golf team got some competition on Thursday when Franklin visited the El Macero Country Club for a nine-hole Delta League dual match. Despite the increased pressure, the Blue Devils rose to the occasion, using their depth to clip the Wildcats, 223-238. Adding to DHS’ challenge were the course’s not-so-friendly greens, […]

UCD roundup: Gross sets up two goals in Aggie men’s soccer win

For just the second time in 10 games this season, the UC Davis men’s soccer team wrapped up a match without needing overtime on Thursday. The Aggies exploded for a season-high three goals — two off assists from Davis High graduate Ryan Gross — and opened Big West Conference play with a 3-1 win over […]

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