BRIEFS: DHS squads begin workouts Monday

By August 11, 2010

The fall cross country season gets underway next week as Davis High begins practice on Monday.

Athletes will need a completed sports physical form in order to participate.

Practice times are 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. until Aug. 25, when it will shift to 4 to 6 p.m. Athletes should meet at the solar panels adjacent to Community Pool at Community Park.

For more information, visit http:///www.dhscrosscountry.com or contact coach Bill Gregg

at (530) 304-9221 or [email protected]

DHS boys soccer

The Blue Devil varsity and JV squads will hold four days of tryouts for the upcoming fall season beginning Monday.

Tryouts will be from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day and players must complete and bring the 2010 medical release and parental release forms to participate. The forms are available at the office of every school.

For more information, call varsity coach Ashley Yudin at (530) 400-4965 or JV coach Alex Park at (530) 304-1497.

UCD volleyball

As the season approaches, the UC Davis womenÕs volleyball team began its annual set of

double days on Tuesday, consisting of two three-hour practices on a daily basis. The Aggies reported on Sunday and held their first workout on Monday, before commencing their crucial preseason regimen.

UCD is coming off of its best season of the Division I era, compiling a 20-10 overall record and finishing in a tie for second in the Big West. The Aggies were picked to tie for fifth in the

conferenceÕs preseason coachesÕ poll, matching Cal Poly with 45 votes. Long Beach State

garnered seven first-place votes to top the rankings.

The Blue & Gold intrasquad match set for Saturday, Aug. 21 at 7 p.m. in Upper Hickey Gym

will cap the grueling preseason regimen. Earlier that day, the Aggies will host the first of three clinics for the LilÕ Spikers, the teamÕs fan club for kids ages 5-12. Information on this program can be found at http://www.ucdavisaggies.com.

Members of the UCD squad will also make an appearance at the Davis Farmers Market on Wednesday, Aug. 18.

The Aggies officially open their season on Friday, Aug. 27, taking on the host Utes at the Utah Classic tournament. Their first home match will be the Causeway Classic matchup with Sacramento State on Sept. 14.


Davis Legacy International will host a fundraising carwash in the Nugget Market parking lot at 1414 Covell Blvd. on Saturday and Sunday. The team will wash cars from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day.

There is a $10 suggested donation per car.

Little League

Fall Ball registration is being taken through Aug. 28 by Davis Little League.

An exciting addition to the mix is the Junior division, open to 13- and 14-year-old players.

During a season which runs from Sept. 17 to Nov. 13, kids who will be playing from AA level to Juniors are eligible to continue their baseball development.

Registration is $95 and can be completed online at http://www.davislittleleague.org or by contacting league officials at [email protected]

There is no T-Ball or Farm-level Fall Ball.

Adult softball

The city of Davis is taking registration for its fall adult softball leagues. Sign-ups are first-come, first-served, and will close Friday, Aug. 20, or earlier if the leagues fill.

League play begins Tuesday, Sept. 7. Fees for the seven-game season $397 for a menÕs team or $366 for a womenÕs or coed team. Each new team also must pay a $20 fee for American Softball

Association registration.

For league nights and for more information, contact Lori Conrad at (530) 753-7731 or lconrad@

cityofdavis.org, or visit http://www.cityofdavis.org/pcs/rec/softball.

Golf tournament

The Wild Wings Golf Club is hosting Golf Fore Habitat, a fundraiser to support Habitat for Humanity of Yolo County, on Saturday, Aug. 21.

Local players are invited to play in a scramble tournament with an 8 a.m. shotgun start. The cost of the event, which includes 18 holes, golf cart, lunch and entry into a raffle for golf prizes, is $95.23. The special price is because thatÕs what it cost to build one square foot of the Heidrick Ranch duplex Ñ Yolo County Habitat for HumanityÕs latest project.

Register online at http://www.habitatyolo.org or call Mark Restrepo at (916) 425-7994 for more information.


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