Third place is a charm as DHS snowboard shreds in slalom

By Stacy Piacentini NORTHSTAR CALIFORNIA — The Davis High School snowboard team opened February on fire as the Blue Devils ferociously stormed the gates at Northstar on Monday. Combined, the boys and girls teams took third place. The sunny, blue sky and fresh new powder presented perfect conditions for the team’s second giant slalom race […]

Snow way! DHS skiers take first place again

ALPINE MEADOWS — The Davis High School ski team saw another fantastic finish on the slopes of Alpine Meadows in Monday’s second giant slalom of the season. Both the boys and girls teams took first, combining for first place overall. For those keeping score at home, the Blue Devils have won all four ski races […]

Aggie roundup: Swimmers have solid postseason tuneup

STOCKTON — Saturday marked a final dual-meet celebration for UC Davis women swimmers. Junior Hilvy Cheung won two events and posted the fastest exhibition time in another, as the Aggies races to eight event victories in a 136-114 Mountain Pacific Sports Federation win over Pacific at the Chris Kjeldsen Pool. The Aggies close out the regular […]

Unveiling of UCD’s football recruits is open to the public

2016 Aggie football schedule Sept. 3 at Oregon Sept. 10 vs. Southern Oregon Sept. 17 at Wyoming Sept. 24 vs. Weber State * Oct. 1 at Eastern Washington * Oct. 8 at Southern Utah * Oct. 15 vs. Northern Colorado * Oct. 22 at Cal Poly * Oct. 29 bye Nov. 5 vs. Portland State […]

Area sports briefs: JV girls win; Diamonds click

SACRAMENTO — Davis High picked up a big junior varsity girls basketball win Monday, holding host St. Francis to 8 second-half points in a 43-33 Delta League victory. The sixth straight win for the Lady Devils (16-5 overall, 7-2 in league) moved the team into a second place tie with the Troubadours, one game behind Franklin (8-1) — […]

‘Grinder’ Aggies win 5th straight versus Cal Poly

Coach Jim Les calls his players “grinders.” If ever the Aggies fit their coach’s description, it was Saturday night when UC Davis overcame a couple of cold streaks and methodically posted a 66-52 victory over visiting Cal Poly. The win put UCD at 4-3 in the Big West Conference and — depending upon the late […]

Aggie briefs: Oregon, Wyoming on 2016 Aggie football schedule

It’s been no secret, but UC Davis officially announced its 2016 football schedule on Friday — featuring a season-opening Sept. 3 game at Pac-12 power Oregon. The Aggies also get Football Bowl Subdivision Wyoming (2-10) on Sept. 17 as part of an 11-game slate that features five home dates. Oregon was 9-4 in 2015 and a 47-41 loser to […]

Near-perfect Aggies rout Gauchos, 80-51

UC Davis women, 80. UC Santa Barbara 51. Looking back, how in the world did these Gauchos beat the Aggies on Jan. 21? It is a question the UCD women asked themselves for almost two weeks. Then — after Thursday’s home loss to Long Beach State — the locals were red-in-the-face mad. “We knew the […]

DHS girls fall to Elk Grove again, 56-38

ELK GROVE — The Lady Blue Devils aren’t the healthiest of teams right now, however, Davis High coach Heather Highshoe knows that’s no excuse for Friday night’s 56-38 loss to Elk Grove. Offense? “It was pretty much nonexistent,” Highshoe told The Enterprise. Rebounding? “It didn’t feel like we were exerting ourselves,” the coach added, noting that […]

Sports briefs: Gronks and Kaps, here’s your flag football chance

All those would-be Colin Kaepernicks and Rob Gronkowskis of Davis will have their chances to shine this spring. Registration is being taken for the city’s adult flag football league. The six-game schedule costs $378 per team and will be played Sundays at Playfields Park. Action gets underway Feb. 21. For additional information, or to sign […]

From humble beginnings, welcome Super Bowl 50

Next Sunday, the NFL and its fans worldwide will celebrate Super Bowl 50, a milestone anniversary of what’s become America’s corporate shindig that just happens to have a football game as part of the festivities. Fifty years ago, that first Super Bowl wasn’t, well, a Super Bowl. You read that last sentence correctly. Yes, we […]

Anibaba heads to Houston with high expectations, level head

For the fourth time in four years, Davis High graduate Jalil Anibaba is headed to a new Major League Soccer club in a new city. But Anibaba, who is known in MLS circles as a versatile defender and great locker room presence, isn’t unhappy with his continued displacement. He realizes, that as David Halberstam famously […]

Herd rallies to down Devil boys before 1,073 fans

Up 6 points at halftime, Davis High boys just needed to hang on to beat Elk Grove for a much-needed Delta League win Friday night. Unfortunately for the Blue Devils, a 9-point third quarter led to a 5-point deficit that the locals were unable to overcome. On Break the Record Night, the crowd of 1,073 and the Davis […]

Careless Aggies drop second conference game

Sometimes it just isn’t your night. The effort’s there, the hustle, the preparation… But even Michael Jordan had a bad night or two. On Thursday, the UC Davis women’s basketball team’s 75-62 loss to Long Beach State fit the definition of a “bad night.” “I thought we started off the game pretty confidently,” said Aggie head […]