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Lady Blue Devils top Tigers to reach Ram Jam title game

DIXON — Leading for all but the first 10 seconds of the contest, the Davis High girls basketball team dominated Saturday’s Ram Jam Winter Classic semifinal, beating Roseville, 68-35, at the Dixon High gym. That result, plus a 60-30 victory over Armijo in Friday night’s tournament opener, puts the Lady Blue Devils at 8-1 heading […]

Sacramento survives Knicks in OT

SACRAMENTO — DeMarcus Cousins scored nine of his season-high 39 points in overtime in his return from a stomach ailment, and the Sacramento Kings handed the New York Knicks their seventh straight loss, 135-129, on Saturday night. Rudy Gay scored 29 points and Darren Collison added 27 points, 10 assists and a tiebreaking 3-pointer late […]

Kings cruise past Sharks

LOS ANGELES — Anze Kopitar and Jake Muzzin scored power-play goals, Jonathan Quick made 21 saves and the Los Angeles Kings returned from the holiday break with a 3-1 victory over the San Jose Sharks on Saturday night. Tyler Toffoli also scored in the defending Stanley Cup champions’ third victory in four games. The Kings […]

College bowl roundup: Sun Bowl goes to the Sun Devils

EL PASO, Texas — Kalen Ballage was itching to do something, anything, to help his Arizona State teammates beat Duke. When he got his chance, he came through in a big way, returning a kickoff 96 yards to set up the winning score in No. 15 Arizona State’s 36-31 victory Saturday in the Sun Bowl. […]

DHS boys get good film in tournament loss

MOUNTAIN VIEW — It might not seem like there would be many positives coming out of a 99-62 loss like the Davis High boys basketball team suffered on Saturday, but Blue Devil coach Dan Gonzalez is at least happy with the experience gained in the opening game of the St. Francis (Mountain View) Tournament. For DHS (4-7), […]

Sports briefs: Republic FC to host camp series

Young soccer players can receive instruction from team coaches — along with youth coaches from the region — as the USL PRO champion Sacramento Republic FC will present a series of camps and clinics beginning with a Strikers and Goalkeepers Clinic on Friday. This first camp — where boys and girls ages 8-14 years old […]

Clippers get a win over Golden State

LOS ANGELES — Jamal Crawford scored 12 of his 24 points in the fourth quarter, Chris Paul added 22 points, and the Los Angeles Clippers handed the NBA-leading Golden State Warriors their second loss at Staples Center in three days with a 100-86 victory on Thursday night. Klay Thompson scored 15 points, and Stephen Curry […]

NBA roundup: Heat beat Cavs in LeBron’s return to Miami

MIAMI — Dwyane Wade scored 24 of his 31 points in the first half, Luol Deng finished with 25 points, eight rebounds and eight assists, and the Miami Heat beat the Cleveland Cavaliers in LeBron James’ first game back at his former home 101-91 on Thursday. Chris Andersen scored 12 for the Heat, who led […]

New bowl is good chance to inexpensively see Levi’s Stadium

The last time Aggie football fans saw Stanford, the Cardinal was opening the season by softening up UC Davis, 45-0, way back on Aug. 30. At the time, the Cardinal was ranked No. 11 and reported to have national aspirations. But college football is a tough business. Setbacks to USC (13-10) and Notre Dame (17-14) were […]

Two more for the road for 9-1 Aggie men

It’s going to be a demanding road trip, but UC Davis men’s basketball coach Jim Les says next week’s journey to the Pacific Northwest is a perfect tune-up for Big West Conference play. The Aggies meet Washington State (5-6) for the first time in program history on Sunday (3 p.m.). Then Tuesday, it’s off to […]

Patterson is college football’s top coach

TCU coach Gary Patterson embraced changed and joined an exclusive club. Patterson — who spent a season as UC Davis’ linebackers coach in 1986 — was voted college football coach of the year by The Associated Press on Wednesday, joining Nick Saban as the only two-time winners. The AP coach of the year has been […]

College Bowl roundup: Navy nips Aztecs in San Diego

SAN DIEGO — Austin Grebe kicked a 24-yard field goal with 1 minute, 27 seconds left and Navy beat San Diego State 17-16 in the sloppy Poinsettia Bowl on Tuesday night after Donny Hageman was wide right on a 34-yard field goal attempt with 20 seconds left. Hageman had made his first three field goal […]

Carrs drive DHS wrestling weekend

If the past few days are any indication, the Carr clan is not limited to just one talented wrestler on the Davis High wrestling squad. After Tanner Carr had a breakout season as a Blue Devil sophomore last year, younger sister Madison seems to be following in his footsteps. The Emerson ninth-grader began her strong run […]

Devil JV hoopsters take third at Les Curry

After posting a third-place finish at its own Les Curry Invitational last weekend, the Davis High junior varsity boys basketball team has opened the season with five wins in its first nine outings. Following the lead of the Blue Devil varsity squad, the younger DHS team is running The System, an exciting brand of basketball with an […]

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