Henle exhibit brings sporty feel to Hattie Weber

The Hattie Weber Museum has been the home of dozens of exhibits — always paying homage to the interesting, exciting and caring elements that have made Davis, well … Davis. Tucked way over there in the corner is a look at the now six generations of the Henle family. The exhibit touches on how Albert […]

May 04, 2012 | Posted in Blue Devils | Tagged ,

DHS roundup: Devils still alive in section singles and doubles championships

Top-seeded Glenn Hull cruised into the Sac-Joaquin singles semifinals, and Davis High’s doubles team of Sean Mishra and Isaac Zhang stepped up big time on the first day of the section individual championships. On Thursday, the first day of competition in Turlock, junior Hull took down Garrett Cook of Modesto, 6-1, 6-0, then bounced Napa’s […]

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Cats score early to stop Sky Sox

Sacramento’s Collin Cowgill was 3-for-4 with two doubles and drove in two runs for the second game in a row to lead the River Cats to their third consecutive home win, beating Colorado Springs, 6-1, on Thursday night at Raley Field. The Cats made use of extra-base hits from the start as Jermaine Mitchell led […]

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Davis tops Elk Grove for first time since ’93

It has been 31 games and 19 years since Davis High last beat Elk Grove in softball. Check that. It had been … On Thursday — an afternoon during which a crowd of almost 300 bid bon voyage to six Blue Devil seniors — DHS third baseman Rita Allen-Sutter drove in four runs as The […]

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Watney’s 68 puts him in the hunt at Quail Hollow

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Webb Simpson chipped in from 35 yards in front of the par-4 eighth green for eagle, then holed a 60-foot birdie putt that might have rolled off the 12th green if the cup didn’t get in the way. It led to a 7-under 65 for a share of the lead with Stewart Cink […]

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DHS boys are set for playoffs

DHS boys volleyball coach Julie Crawford has been back to Ponderosa High since she finished her prep career in 2000, but not like this. With a five-set win at Franklin on Thursday, Crawford’s Blue Devils qualified for the Sac-Joaquin Section playoffs and will take on the Bruins next Thursday at 7 p.m. “Our team’s goal […]

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Giants feel Sandoval’s absence quickly

SAN FRANCISCO — The San Francisco Giants already miss their free-swinging slugger. With Pablo Sandoval down and headed for Friday surgery on a broken hamate bone in his left hand, the Giants faced their same offensive troubles trying to deliver the big hit. San Francisco failed to back starter Ryan Vogelsong and dropped its third […]

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DYSA U8 division busy with softball action

As bats swung, balls flew during a busy week of Davis Youth Softball Association Under-8 division action. A look back at what transpired … Tiger Cats 2, Giants 1 — Natalie Thoe, Megan Lovell, Heather Breckner, Grace Heringer, Abby Wilbur, Cate Fehrenbacher and Alyssa Waterson had key hits while Cats hurlers Fehrenbacher, Breckner, Lovell and […]

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Runs, runs and more runs in softball U10 group

If you like runs scored, you would have loved the games in recent Davis Youth Softball Association U10 competition. Let the scoring begin … Those Guys 20, Mini Blue Devils 12 — Scoring four times in each of the five innings, the winners were led at the plate by Caroline Korinke, Katie Stachowicz, Sarah Needles, […]

May 04, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Lady Demons have U12 openings

The Davis Lady Demons 12U fastpitch softball program is looking for competitive athletes born in 1999 or 2000. The Lady Demons play in local tournaments — Sacramento, Davis, Dixon, Folsom, Lincoln and Roseville — every other weekend through July and compete in ASA Western Nationals in Roseville in early Augustt. The Demons conduct open practices every Monday […]

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Giants lose to Marlins in 10 innings

SAN FRANCISCO — Ozzie Guillen has been giving Heath Bell every opportunity to remain the Miami Marlins’ closer. He’s running out of chances. The big, burly right-hander blew his fourth save of the season before Giancarlo Stanton homered in the 10th inning, lifting the Marlins to a 3-2 victory over the San Francisco Giants on […]

May 03, 2012 | Posted in Pro Sports | Tagged ,

Aggies fall in Fresno

UC Davis’ Spencer Brann hit his first home run of the year as part of a 3-for-4 performance, but Fresno State took an 11-4 win on Wednesday in a nonconference baseball matchup at Beiden Field in Fresno. The Aggies dropped to 16-24 on the year, while the Bulldogs improved to 19-22. Brann was just a […]

May 03, 2012 | Posted in Aggies | Tagged ,

Blue Devils cruise past Cards on the track

Hosting a small group from Laguna Creek on Wednesday, the Davis High boys and girls track and field squads each won easily in a Delta Valley Conference meet at Ron & Mary Brown Stadium. Though that isn’t always the best setting for athletes to set new personal records, several Blue Devils found it within themselves […]

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DHS girls win, await lacrosse playoff seeding

Let the fun begin, as both Davis High lacrosse teams will be hosting playoff matches in an exciting doubleheader on Tuesday at Ron & Mary Brown Stadium. The Blue Devil girls cemented their postseason spot late Tuesday, going on the road to hold off Bishop O’Dowd, 12-11. DHS (15-4) finished the regular season at 11-1 […]

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