Aggie gymnastics squad seeks fourth conference title

While some gymnasts have gotten more of the press, it has been an entire UC Davis squad that has contributed to a record-shattering 2013 campaign. For their team-wide effort this season, the Aggies are perceived as the favorites to win their fourth consecutive Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Championship on Saturday at Seattle Pacific’s Royal Brougham […]

March 21, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Sports briefs: North Davis golf tournament named for John Henderson

The North Davis Elementary School PTA is looking for players and sponsors for its fourth annual fundraising golf tournament, which is now named the John Henderson Memorial Tournament. John was a 7-year-old second-grader at North Davis who died in December 2011 after falling off a chair lift at Sugar Bowl. The tournament is set for […]

March 21, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Davis High cheer squad takes second at national championships

For the first time in school history, the Davis High School cheer squad brought a trophy home from the United Spirit Association National Championships. Competing in Anaheim over the weekend, the team placed second out of 15 high school teams in the super varsity show cheer novice division. The super varsity division is for teams […]

March 21, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Shots go wide, high as DHS girls lacrosse is stunned by Trojans

Considering the Davis High girls are coming off of a 17-5 season in which they made it to the North Coast Section lacrosse semifinals, Tuesday night’s 9-8 loss to Oak Ridge in their Sacramento Valley League debut left local fans scratching their collective heads. “What do I take away from this game?” Blue Devil coach […]

March 20, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Trask, Miille combine to 1-hit Pleasant Grove

ELK GROVE — You don’t expect baseball schools like Pleasant Grove and Davis to play fast and loose with the ball — especially when they meet each other. But on Tuesday, with the sky turning dark and the threat of rain in the air, both the Eagles and Blue Devils had horrible early innings with […]

March 20, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

NCAA roundup: St. Mary’s survives, advances

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Matthew Dellavedova scored 22 points on Tuesday night, and St. Mary’s got a good start on its second straight NCAA tournament appearance, beating Middle Tennessee, 67-54, in the First Four. The Gaels (28-6) make a quick trip to Auburn Hills, Mich., to play sixth-seeded Memphis on Thursday. St. Mary’s is making […]

March 20, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Early deficit can’t slow DHS boys

On a rainy night in El Dorado Hills, the Davis High boys lacrosse team decided to spot host Oak Ridge a few quick goals on Tuesday before really getting going. But once they turned it on, the Blue Devils could not be stopped on their way to an 11-8 victory. Trailing 4-0 just four minutes […]

March 20, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Sports briefs: DHS softball coach is happy despite losing thriller

Where to start with Davis High’s game at Pioneer on Tuesday. How about this? “That’s the best game I’ve ever been involved with,” Blue Devil coach Art Guerra told The Enterprise after his team lost 7-6 to the Patriots in a nine-inning affair. “That’s what high school softball is all about. You’re not usually happy after a […]

March 20, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Spring skiing requires a different mind-set

Spring skiing deals Mt. Rose: $59 lift ticket and free $20 food card Wednesdays; learn to ski or ride with $149 beginner pass (ages 11-above) Sugar Bowl: CORE Daily Pass members — $50 adult lift tickets, $40 young adult and senior tickets; $10 kids 6-12 and seniors 70-over; free lessons, rentals for ticket holders ages 13-69 Homewood: Spring-loaded 3-Pack — three […]

March 20, 2013 | Posted in Ski & Snow | Tagged ,

Devil junior varsity baseball season in full swing

The Davis High junior varsity baseball team has gone 2-4 overall to start the season, opening the campaign with a resounding 20-2, mercy-rule-shortened win over Woodland earlier this month. Here’s a look back at the season to date: Davis 20, Woodland 2 — Strong pitching by Andrew Grindall and Brendan Pohl kept the Wolves off balance […]

March 20, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Baseball, golf and track JV/frosh teams are busy

The Davis High freshman baseballers (2-3 in nonleague competition) had a busy three-game schedule in their second week of play. On March 12, the Blue Devils traveled to Lincoln High (Stockton) where they eked out a 5-4 win. The Trojans plated their lead-off runner in the first inning and added two more tallies in the […]

March 20, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

DHS breaks through for first JV boys lacrosse win

The Davis High boys junior varsity lacrosse squad posted its first win of the season in Stockton on March 12, defeating St. Mary’s, 14-11. Then, in last Friday’s Break the Record Night celebration, the Blue Devils fell to visiting Jesuit, 11-5. In the DHS win, the Rams displayed foot speed and sharp passing early on, […]

March 20, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Greiner Athlete of the Week (3/20/13): DHS golfer Chase Dossa

While the same can’t always be said for the characters in “The Hangover” movies, the Wolfpack seems to bring out the best in Davis High golfer Chase Dossa. Well, at least the Wolfpack Invitational. The Blue Devils have played in two events with that name this spring and Dossa — a senior who has been […]

March 20, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

San Jose can’t prevent Anaheim from winning its 12th straight at home

ANAHEIM — Emerson Etem had his first NHL goal and an assist, defenseman Francois Beauchemin scored two goals, and the Anaheim Ducks beat the San Jose Sharks 5-3 Monday night for their 12th consecutive home victory. Viktor Fasth made 32 saves for the streaking Ducks, who have the NHL’s second-best record at 21-3-4 while earning […]

March 19, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,