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DHS needs just 10 boys to top Elk Grove

Missing influential playmaker D.J. Villegas due to a first-half red card on Monday, the Davis High boys soccer team needed someone to step up and break the halftime deadlock if the Blue Devils were going to start Delta Valley Conference play with a winning result. Luckily for DHS, Ricky Gonzales put the team on his back, […]

Finding the good in a tough DHS football loss

Finding bright spots can be hard after a blowout. As Davis High football coach John Wiley said following Friday’s 32-13 home loss to Vintage: “I didn’t like anything about our team’s performance.” While Wiley may not have liked his team’s overall performance, the Blue Devils (0-2) can feel good about a few things as they get […]

More pressure on QB would be nice for Aggies

There is foundation on which to build this Division I football program. And there are areas that need immediate attention. After three nonconference games, two absolutes have emerged from UC Davis’ 1-2 start — the style of play is fan-friendly and the Football Bowl Subdivision foes are a distant memory. After dropping a 49-21 decision […]

Raber: glad to join in bringing readers golf column

* Editor’s note: Pro golfer Tyler Raber is a Davis High graduate (2008) and former UC Davis standout who is working various tours in an attempt to earn his way into the PGA ranks. Raber, 24, joins The Enterprise as a contributor to In The Clubhouse. By Tyler Raber When I first heard that The Enterprise was running […]

Unlikely hero powers Republic in playoff opener

SACRAMENTO — Whenever ESPN analyst Alexi Lalas — the former U.S. national team standout — is given the time of day, he stresses the importance that set pieces play in deciding the result of soccer games, especially those in a single-elimination format. Lalas’ point was proven Saturday night at Bonney Field when the No. 2 seed Sacramento […]

UCD roundup: Dons do just enough to edge Aggie women

In Friday’s nonconference match at Aggie Soccer Field, the UC Davis women took more shots, recorded twice as many shots on goal and created many more scoring opportunities than San Francisco, yet a Dons goal in the 34th minute was the only scoring in a 1-0 contest. Despite falling to 3-4 on the season, the Aggies gave the […]

Baseball roundup: A’s get a much-needed win in Seattle

SEATTLE (AP) — Jed Lowrie drew a bases-loaded walk with two outs in the 10th inning to force in the tiebreaking run and lift the Oakland Athletics to a 3-2 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Saturday night. Mariners reliever Fernando Rodney (1-6) came on in the 10th and walked Coco Crisp to open the […]

Sports briefs: Blue Devils net a tournament win at home

One thing’s for sure after the past seven days, the Davis High girls volleyball team has no shortage of mental toughness. The Blue Devils capped a long and eventful week Saturday by capturing the title at their own Davis Fall Classic tournament, an all-day event at The Cage. After playing five times at a tourney […]

No more FBS, but UCD’s tough schedule continues

The UC Davis football team — thanks to a strong finish last year — shoe-horned itself into a fourth-place tie in the Big Sky Conference, going 5-3 in league after that forgettable 0-4 start. UCD’s reward? The toughest schedule in school history. Now that the two games with Football Bowl Subdivision foes are behind them, the Aggies get […]

JV Blue Devils drop a high-scoring affair

The Davis High junior varsity football team lost a 34-30 shootout to Vintage on Friday at Brown Stadium. The game featured a blizzard of yards and points as both teams moved up and down the field with impunity. The lead changed hands three times in the last six minutes of the contest, and a Vintage interception in the final […]

DHS boys get a nice win with two big games looming

SAN RAFAEL — Facing a talented Marin Academy squad that played very tough defense, the Davis High boys soccer team went to its bag of offensive tricks and nailed two long shots to earn a 2-0 road victory on Friday afternoon. Scoring once in each half, the Blue Devils (4-1) played well all the way around […]

Vintage pounds DHS on the ground

You certainly can’t accuse Vintage High of false advertising. The visiting Crushers lived up to their name Friday night as they pounded the Davis High football team, 32-13 at Brown Stadium. The loss puts the Blue Devils at 0-2 to start the season. Vintage (2-1) beat the locals by playing a brand of football that […]

Aggie offense is there, but UCD can’t stop Rams

FORT COLLINS, Colo. — The diversity of the Aggie offense was on display Saturday, but there was not enough UC Davis tackling early as hot-handed quarterback Garrett Grayson threw for 425 yards and four first-half touchdowns in Colorado State’s 49-21 victory before 21,202 at Hughes Stadium. The Rams marked the second Football Bowl Subdivision team UCD has […]

MLB roundup: Giants make it nine in a row at home

SAN FRANCISCO — Jake Peavy struck out eight and didn’t walk a batter to win his third start in a row and the San Francisco Giants beat Arizona, 6-2, Thursday afternoon for their ninth straight home victory. Hunter Pence put the Giants ahead on a quirky RBI single in the first. Pence literally threw his […]

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