DHS girls blow Lodi out of the pool

After a first quarter during which the Davis High girls water polo team took just one more shot than visiting Lodi, it was impossible to tell which side would prevail Wednesday evening at Arroyo Pool. But then the Blue Devils pulled away, making no mistake with an 11-1 victory. The rout came despite DHS out-shooting the Flames just […]

Fitness helps Devils to a boys water polo victory

After trailing for much of the first 21 minutes, then entering the fourth quarter tied up with a strong Lodi squad, the Davis High boys water polo team turned the match on its head, comprehensively outplaying the Flames in the final period for an eventual 12-9 victory. The Blue Devils (10-1) scored four goals in the […]

Sports briefs: Aggie men opener kick off league play with win

Freshman Roy Boateng scored just before the end of the first half, and sophomore Kyle Higgins added his first goal of the year early in the second period, lifting the UC Davis men’s soccer team to a 2-0 win over UC Riverside on Thursday at UCR Soccer Stadium It was the Big West Conference opener for […]

Hughes is the hero of Aggie women’s soccer win

Freshman goalie Alexis Smith set a new single-season shutout record, and senior forward Haley Hughes made sure it came in a victory, scoring the only goal of the UC Davis women’s soccer team’s Big West Conference opener against Cal Poly on Thursday at Aggie Soccer Field. UCD (8-3-1, 1-0) recorded its third straight win, defeating the […]

UCD pushes athletic director search to spring

Since former AD Terry Tumey left UC Davis last spring, speculation has run the spectrum as to what happens next in finding a new athletic director. At first, Chancellor Linda Katehi announced that UCD would have its person in place “sometime in late summer, early fall” of this year. However, former Cal No. 2 athletic […]

Injuries hammer Aggies again as Montana looms

Sporting a secondary that has had as many players in the operating room as on the field these past two weeks, UC Davis will try to rise from an 0-4 start to throw its helmet back in the Big Sky Conference football race. It’s not too late, but the Aggies will have to flip the […]

Dunning: Cal gets another win before schedule gets tougher

This week’s picks are as follows: CAL over WASHINGTON STATE … let’s be clear here, Golden Bear fans. Once Cal disposes of woeful Wazzu, the schedule stiffens considerably. But if Cal can get to 5-0 this weekend, they’ll be just one win shy of bowl eligibility, which is a far cry from where they were […]

Reminder: DHS football team plays Saturday

Instead of Friday Night Lights, it’s Saturday Afternoon Fever for the Davis High football team this weekend, as the Blue Devils (2-2, 0-1 Delta League) go for their first conference win of the season at Jesuit. Kickoff is at 2 p.m. The Marauders (2-2, 0-1) opened up their brand-new stadium earlier this season, and feature […]

A’s/Giants: Oakland snaps Angels’ win streak

ANAHEIM (AP) — Stephen Vogt hit a tiebreaking, two-run single during Oakland’s four-run rally in the seventh inning, and the Athletics hung on to stop the Los Angeles Angels’ seven-game winning streak with an 8-7 victory on Saturday. One day after the Angels completed a two-month chase by passing Houston for the second wild-card spot, […]

UCD nets a Big West Conference win

When the UC Davis women’s volleyball team opened its Big West Conference schedule last weekend, coach Dan Conners made a subtle tweak — moving junior outside hitter Kendal Walbrecht from the right to the left side. On Wednesday, playing on the new side, Walbrecht posted a career-high 19 kills, leading the Aggies to a 28-26, 26-28, 25-14, 25-21 victory […]

JV/frosh roundup: DHS younger harriers run well against top competition

With the Davis High varsity runners competing at the Stanford Invitational, the Blue Devils also sent a group of frosh/soph and JV harriers to the Pacific Invitational. With younger athletes competing in the varsity races in Stockton, DHS still managed a second-place girls finish and saw the boys take seventh out of 27 teams. Running at […]

Devil boys win second straight soccer match

SACRAMENTO — Playing at the same high level it has since having an extended postgame meeting following a loss to Franklin on Sept. 23, the Davis High boys soccer team topped Grant, 3-2, on Wednesday. Since the powwow, the Blue Devils (6-5-3, 3-2-1 Delta League) have played a strong game against highly ranked Jesuit and won two […]

No. 13 Montana comes to Davis for Big Sky tilt

Coming off of a 23-14 victory over Northern Arizona last week, Montana — with a pretty accomplished fill-in quarterback and a defense that looks better on the field than its statistical ranking — visits UC Davis on Saturday. Sporting a 2-2 record (1-0 in Big Sky Conference), the Grizzlies are ranked 13th in the Football Championship […]