New-look Davis High boys soccer team to debut Wednesday

* Editor’s note: This is the first in a nine-part series previewing the Davis High fall sports. If the Davis High boys soccer team is to make it back to the Sac-Joaquin Section final for the second consecutive year, it’s going to have to do it with a completely revamped lineup. Gone to graduation are four-year Blue […]

Blue Devils scrimmage state champs

It’s better to jump into the deep end of the pool than it is to wade in slowly, or so the thinking goes. The Davis High football team jumped right into the deep end Saturday night, taking on the defending state champion Folsom Bulldogs in their first scrimmage of the year. Unsurprisingly, Folsom reached the […]

Another flaccid Republic performance against bunkering Monarchs

SACRAMENTO — For the first three match-ups of the season, Sacramento Republic FC played down to the level of Real Monarchs SLC, statistically the worst side in the 24-team USL. On Saturday, Salt Lake City native and Republic captain Justin Braun nearly changed the club’s fortunes against the Utah-based side in front of a sold-out […]

River Cats get their 13th consecutive win

WEST SACRAMENTO — The Sacramento River Cats won in walk-off fashion for the ninth time this season — and the third time this week — topping the visiting New Orleans Zephyrs, 2-1, in 10 innings. A crowd of 14,117 watched the starting pitchers duel into the late innings Saturday at Raley Field, then saw the Cats […]

Vikings beat Raiders in rainy preseason outing

MINNEAPOLIS — Charles Johnson and Chase Ford each caught touchdown passes in the second quarter for the Minnesota Vikings, who came back from an hour-plus weather delay to defeat the Oakland Raiders, 20-12, on Saturday. Teddy Bridgewater finished 10-for-14 for 89 yards, including the crisp 10-yard throw into Johnson’s outstretched hands in close coverage to […]

A’s/Giants roundup: Rays rally past Oakland

OAKLAND (AP) — Asdrubal Cabrera homered and then hit a two-run double in the ninth inning, and the Tampa Bay Rays rallied to beat the Oakland Athletics, 5-4, on Saturday night. The Rays managed just five hits off A’s starter Sonny Gray before coming back to win for the first time this season when trailing […]

Aggie O-line shapes up as Nevada opener nears

* Editor’s note: “Countdown to Kickoff” is a daily Enterprise feature until UC Davis opens its season on Sept. 3 at Football Bowl Subdivision Nevada. There are 12 offensive linemen toiling in the UC Davis fall football camp. Within that mix there are only two seniors — Parker Smith and Andrew Hunter. Yet, the 2015 Aggies […]

Watney and Woods shoot 68 to stay near the top at Wyndham

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Davis High graduate Nick Watney remained in striking distance of the Wyndham Championship leaders on Saturday, carding a 2-under 68 in his third round. Between the former Blue Devil and Jason Gore — who topped the field at 15-under through three rounds — is Tiger Woods, who continued to play some of […]

Young Aggies drop women’s soccer opener to Santa Clara

“I thought we created some opportunity to score some goals — especially with young talent against a worthy opponent,” UC Davis soccer coach Twila Kaufman told the media after visiting Santa Clara took a 2-0 season-opening decision from the Aggies on Friday afternoon. Before a breeze-cooled crowd of 676 at Aggie Soccer Field, the new-look […]

Corey Hawkins takes his talents to Miami

Former UC Davis guard Corey Hawkins, the first player in school history to receive AP All-America accolades, is the newest member of the Miami Heat after signing a contract with the organization on Friday. With the announcement, the reigning national 3-point champion is the first Aggie to earn a spot on a NBA training camp roster. […]

Bucs blank San Francisco

PITTSBURGH — Jake Peavy entered his start against the Pittsburgh Pirates having never allowed a run over 20 innings in three starts at PNC Park. That streak ended before Peavy could pitch one full inning. Meanwhile, Charlie Morton combined with two relievers on a six-hitter, Neil Walker hit a two-run home run and the Pirates […]

Watney and Woods play well on first day of Wyndham

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Davis High graduate Nick Watney shot 4-under on Thursday and Tiger Woods carded a 6-under 64 — his best round in more than two years — but it was two-time heart transplant recipient Erik Compton, William McGirt and Tom Hoge sharing the Wyndham Championship first-round lead at 62. Morgan Hoffman, Jim Herman and Derek Ernst […]

Cornerbacks coach Nurse focused in return to UCD

Editor’s note: “Countdown to Kickoff” is a daily Enterprise feature until UC Davis open its season on Sept. 3 at Football Bowl Subdivision Nevada. Wesley Nurse came back to UC Davis knowing there was some serious work to be done. In a 2-9 football campaign, the Aggies allowed almost 300 yards a game through the air. […]