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DHS girls mop up Mustangs to stay in first

It took the Davis High girls soccer team just eight minutes to score four goals and turn its Delta Valley Conference home game against Monterey Trail into a glorified exhibition. When it was over on Wednesday at Yudin Field, the Blue Devils had routed the Mustangs, 13-0, to move to 3-0-1 in league play. Not […]

34th-ranked Aggie gymnasts hope to turn heads in Arkansas

Over the years, UC Davis has produced some outstanding female gymnasts. Katie Yamamura (2013), Tiffany Chan and Amber Weddell (both 2004) and Erica Ruelas (2000) are graduates who come to mind. But from a team standpoint? No previous Aggie squad holds a candle to what coach John Lavallee’s 2014 women have accomplished together. And now, […]

Marleau sends Sharks past Edmonton

SAN JOSE — Patrick Marleau has had a lot of success against the Edmonton Oilers this season. The Sharks’ assistant team captain found another way to keep the good times rolling. In the process, he just might have salvaged San Jose’s hopes of catching Anaheim in the chase for the top spot in the Pacific […]

Downpour of goals lifts Devil boys lacrosse team

While Mother Nature was literally making it rain, the Davis High boys lacrosse team was making it rain goals Tuesday night at Brown Stadium. The only question was which was coming down harder as the Blue Devils trounced Lincoln, 22-1, in the midst of an incessant downpour. The win, which came in its Sacramento Valley […]

Early runs aren’t enough as Giants lose in Arizona

PHOENIX — A.J. Pollock broke out of an 0-for-13 start to the season with three hits, scoring twice and driving in a run, and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the San Francisco Giants, 5-4, on Tuesday. Wade Miley (1-1) gave up four runs in the first inning, and then blanked the Giants for the next six, […]

Springboard to success: Aggie open spring football practice

Second-year UC Davis head coach Ron Gould’s Aggies participated in the first of 15 spring practices on Tuesday, which will lead into the April 26 Spring Game. Workouts on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday begin at 8 a.m. and are closed to the public. However, Saturday practices are open to all Aggie fans, according to Gould. […]

DHS boys net a win in DVC opener

Behind standout performances from outside hitter Nick Simons and middle blocker Andre Foster, the Davis High boys volleyball team opened its Delta Valley Conference schedule with a 25-21, 25-13, 22-25, 25-23 win Tuesday night over Franklin at The Cage. “I think it’s always good to come out for the first (league) game of the season […]

Sports briefs: UCD speedster Marshall earns another weekly award

UC Davis junior Ashley Marshall, who ran the second leg of the Aggies’ winning 4×100-meter relay while also turning in two other strong sprints last weekend, was named the Big West Women’s Track Athlete of the Week for the third time this season. Marshall, from Moreno Valley, finished third in the 100-meter dash Friday at […]

U.S. Open stepping stone, college tourney due at El Macero

Once this week’s Masters is done entertaining the golf world, Northern California links enthusiasts will turn their attention to El Macero Country Club. For a two-week stretch later this spring, the private country club will play host to its own golf classic April 18-20, which features the UC Davis men’s team competing with 11 other […]

JV/frosh roundup: Devil baseballers take a pair, throw no-hitter

Dodging the raindrops, it was a successful week of junior varsity baseball for Davis High. In winning two Delta Valley Conference contests, the Blue Devils received terrific pitching from Pierce Tujo in a 5-2 win over Franklin — then got a combined no-hitter from Tyler Gibson, Ray Young and Jake Guerrero in stopping Grant, 15-2. […]

Late runs lift Cleveland over A’s in Oakland

OAKLAND — Nyjer Morgan hit a go-ahead sacrifice fly in the ninth inning against new Athletics closer Jim Johnson and the Cleveland Indians sent Oakland to its major league-record 10th straight opening loss with a 2-0 victory Monday night. Nick Swisher added an RBI single against Johnson (0-1), who was then pulled from his A’s […]

Posey powers Giants to Opening Day win

PHOENIX — Buster Posey hit a two-run homer off new Arizona closer Addison Reed in the ninth inning and the San Francisco Giants rallied from four runs down to beat the Diamondbacks, 9-8, on Monday. It was the season opener for San Francisco and the first true home game for the Diamondbacks, who started the […]

Herrera’s goal is all DHS needs

ELK GROVE — Heading on the road to face a plucky Laguna Creek squad that was coming off of a tie with defending Sac-Joaquin Section — and Davis High rival — Franklin, the Blue Devil girls soccer team really wanted a win Monday. And on a day that featured tough weather conditions, Gaby Herrera’s goal […]

River Cats to have many promotions in 2014

Home Grown Garden Gnomes, almost 20 nights of fireworks, a new hospitality area and special ticket mini-packages that begin at $243 per seat are just some of the features and promotions designed to warm the hearts of Sacramento River Cats fans in 2014. After eight games on the road, the April 11 home opener features […]

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