Sports briefs: Calling all Clark Field alumni

As part of the 85th birthday celebration of Clark Field, set for Saturday, May 30, former baseballers who played on the historic Woodland diamond are invited to participate in an alumni game. Interested players should contact Felix Castillo at 530-383-2759. The public is invited to attend the Clark Field birthday celebration at 9:30 a.m. with the […]

Masters preview: DHS pole vault unit had its up and downs

Sports have their metaphorical ups and downs. In some events, ups and downs are literal. For the Davis High pole-vaulting crew, its recent elevator ride has covered both interpretations. First, in last Wednesday’s Sac-Joaquin Section Division I finals, Nate Harper — who won the Delta League crown with a 15-03 vault — and teammate Joe Blakewell achieved […]

Bloise ends a brilliant lacrosse career

She has 162 goals to her name. She’s phenomenal off the draw, averaging 6.5 possessions per game. She’s the two-time MVP of the Sacramento Valley Lacrosse Conference. But despite all that she’s done in her four-year varsity career, the Davis High girls lacrosse team’s senior captain, Sarah Bloise, had to be convinced to play the game in […]

Hawkins’ whirlwind tour includes Friday date with Kings

Aggie fans, keep your fingers crossed. This Friday, UC Davis guard Corey Hawkins will work out for the Sacramento Kings. “I’d love to stay out west, near family, but I’ll go wherever I’m wanted,” says Hawkins, who adds that staying in the Sacramento area “would be terrific.” Hawkins, who is the reigning Big West Player of the […]

Proper nutrition could be the winning edge for athletes

By Karin Anderson My mother used to say, “You wouldn’t try to drive a car without gas, why would you run five miles on no fuel?” Food is the fuel that makes us go. Our daily food intake supplies our body with the energy required to function properly. This energy from food comes in three […]

AYSO roundup: World Cup sees its share of Davis-based champions

With 25 Davis-based teams among the 131 from throughout California competing, the locals had their share of championship encounters in last weekend’s AYSO World Cup Tournament, held on fields across town. More than 1,700 Select-level players took part in the 29th annual gathering. Here’s a look back at some of the reported action … U16 […]

In The Clubhouse: Every golfer has a story. Share yours?

About 20 years ago, Bill Goslow, then the golf coach at Crescent Valley High in Corvallis, Ore., was the state prep tournament director. I don’t remember how many golfers were involved, but there was a point on the course at which Goslow and his colleague could sit in their cart — high on a hill […]

Former Devil Reno still ripping the rock in college

A four-year varsity standout at Davis High, Colorado freshman Kian Reno is still doing big things on the lacrosse field. With Reno making key contributions, the Buffaloes recently reached the Division I national finals of the Men’s Collegiate Lacrosse Association,  a national organization of non-NCAA programs that includes more than 200 teams from the U.S. and Canada in two […]

DHS players clean up league lacrosse awards

Both Davis High lacrosse teams got stronger as the 2014-15 season went on, a fact the Sacramento Valley Lacrosse Conference surely recognized last week when announcing its year-end awards. League runners-up this spring, the Blue Devil boys had four all-conference first-teamers among their seven players honored. The DHS girls, meanwhile, reached the second round of the North […]

AAA roundup: Orioles’ trio teams up on Davis Little League gem

Keoni Chaidez, Brian Chin and Will Ackerman combined to hurl a two-hitter as the Orioles rallied late to down the A’s, 10-1, in a Davis Little League AAA outing on Friday night. David Kirby knocked in four runs on two hits and Siddarth Chilamkur drove home three more on his two safeties. Jaron Erba, Chin, Carson Whitehead […]

Cats fall to new A’s affiliate

WEST SACRAMENTO — The crowd of 9,447 that gathered at Raley Field on Monday to watch the former Oakland Athletics and current San Francisco Giants’ triple-A affiliate (the Sacramento River Cats) host the current A’s top minor-league squad (Nashville Sounds) saw the home team fall 5-0. Cats starter Clayton Blackburn did what he could to […]

Marshall leads UCD track contingent to NCAA prelim meet

Ashley Marshall will leave UC Davis as one of the most accomplished track and field performers in the school’s history. A three-time Big West Conference champion in both the 100- and 200-meter sprints, the Moreno Valley native now leads an Aggie contingent of 16 competitors into this week’s NCAA West Region Prelim meet. Contested at the […]

Aggie golf season ends in NCAA Finals

BRADENTON, Fla. — UC Davis was in contention to advance to the match-play portion of the NCAA Division I Women’s Golf Championships until deep into Monday’s fourth round. But when it was all said and done, the Aggies saw their season come to an end at The Concession Golf Club. No. 22-ranked UCD, which was […]