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Wire sports briefs: Sharks go on the road to extinguish Flames

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Logan Couture scored and set up Patrick Marleau’s tiebreaking goal as the San Jose Sharks beat the Calgary Flames, 3-2, on Saturday. Justin Braun also scored and Antti Niemi finished with 33 saves to help the Sharks get their fourth straight win. Mark Giordano and Johnny Gaudreau scored for Calgary, which […]

Overtime win gets Lady Devils third place at Speck tournament

At some point, the Davis High girls basketball team will have to start shooting above 35 percent. For the time being, however, the Lady Blue Devils are doing just fine. The locals bounced back from their first loss of the season by topping the Dixon Rams, 52-45, in overtime to take third place at their […]

UCD women beat T-Birds to earn a hoops split

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Less than 24 hours after seeing a big second-half rally fall just short in a 79-76 loss to Santa Clara, the UC Davis women’s basketball team got a game-high 20 points from junior Alyson Doherty to defeat Southern Utah, 76-53, on Saturday at the Air Force Classic tournament. The win pushed the Aggies’ […]

O’Keeffe runs to fourth … in the nation

PORTLAND, Ore. — For the second consecutive season, Davis High junior cross country superstar Fiona O’Keeffe finished fourth at the Nike Cross Nationals, a Saturday meet that featured top runners from around the United States. Only three of the nearly 200 female prep standouts competing at the Glendoveer Golf Course ran faster 5K times than O’Keeffe’s 17:31. The event […]

Cold-shooting DHS boys edged by tourney host

FAIR OAKS — Glen Welch captured an all-tournament honor for the Davis High boys basketball team, but his 25 points Saturday weren’t enough as the Blue Devils fell to host Bella Vista, 77-75, at the Bronco Invitational. After winning its CIF Foundation Game on Monday, DHS went 0-3 at the season-opening tournament, including a 78-69 […]

Aggie men come up just short of setting program record

MOSCOW, Idaho — Corey Hawkins scored 33 points — the sixth time over 30 in his stellar UC Davis basketball career — but the Aggie men struggled in the second half and lost their first game of the season, 79-71, at Idaho on Saturday. In falling to 6-1, UCD came one game short of setting […]

Lady Blue Devils use 32-0 run start Speck tourney with a victory

Boy, that escalated quickly. With six minutes to go in Thursday’s second quarter, the Davis High girls basketball team held a 21-7 lead over visiting Foothill. By the time there were six minutes left in the fourth quarter, the Lady Blue Devils were up by a score of 53-7. DHS ended up winning, 58-13, to […]

Cheung paces Aggie swimmers at Day 1 of Texas Invitational

AUSTIN, Texas — UC Davis sophomore Hilvy Cheung went under the NCAA B standard twice in the 100 butterfly, and numerous Aggies set season bests on Day 1 of the Texas Hall of Fame Invitational at the Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center on Thursday in Austin, Texas. Through the first six events of the […]

DHS wrestles a win from Pioneer

WOODLAND — The Davis High wrestling team passed its first test of the season on Thursday night as the visiting Blue Devils narrowly edged their hosts, 30-28, at Pioneer High School. The preseason dual meet against the Patriots is becoming an annual tradition for the two sides as they wrestle less than 20 miles away from […]

Davis boys fall to Fairfield in tournament opener

FAIR OAKS — In its first official game of the season — following a CIF Foundation Game victory on Monday — the Davis High boys basketball team opened the Bronco Invitational with an 83-72 loss to Fairfield. Turnovers were the key to the Blue Devil defeat, as they committed too many (31) on one end, then failed […]

A different hoops vibe as Aggie men start fast

In case you just tuned in, the UC Davis men have started the basketball season by winning six straight games. I know. Mike Krzyzweski just put his Davis Enterprise in the birdcage. But for long-suffering local fans like Wayne Schrader, Janice and Adam Bridge or Jim Willett, this past month has been a celebration. After […]

O’Keeffe takes her special running ability to national meet

It’s been no secret that Davis High’s Fiona O’Keeffe can run — and run fast. The Blue Devil junior has won all three Sac-Joaquin Section cross country championship meets she’s entered and last week won her second straight CIF state title, tying the fourth-fastest girls time ever (16:57). Next up for the distance maven is the Nike Cross […]

Devil boys soccer team gets probation, individual punishments from CIF

The fallout continues for Davis High School following an ugly incident at the end of the Sac-Joaquin Section boys soccer championship game last month. The Enterprise has learned that the Blue Devil squad will be placed on probation by the California Interscholastic Federation for the 2015-16 season, and that five of the players involved have […]

Dunning: Third time’s the charm for Ducks against Arizona

This week’s picks, the final forecast of the regular season, are as follows: OREGON over ARIZONA … the Ducks have lost twice in the last 14 months to the always-dangerous Wildcats, but the third time’s a charm. Marcus Mariota puts an exclamation point on his Heisman Trophy candidacy and the boys from Eugene win an […]

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