Aggie women within striking distance of Cal

SAN JOSE — Demi Runas fired a 3-under 69 in Monday’s second round to move into third, just ahead of three Aggies in the top 10, as the No. 25 UC Davis women’s golf team grabbed second place after 36 holes of the Juli Inkster Spartan Invitational, hosted by San Jose State at Almaden Golf […]

March 06, 2012 | Posted in Aggies | Tagged ,

Aggie women ready for another Big West tourney run?

Beginning Tuesday night, all the Aggie women need is a nine-game winning streak and the NCAA D-I basketball championship is theirs. A lot to ask? Let your imagination run wild. When the University of Pacific comes calling at The Pavilion on Tuesday at 7 p.m., UC Davis will have some precedent to fall back on. […]

March 06, 2012 | Posted in Aggies | Tagged ,

UCD roundup: Aggie swimmers have season-best day

FRESNO — The UC Davis women’s swimming and diving team wrapped up its competition Sunday at the Juanita Allington Senior Championships at the Clovis North Aquatics Complex. The Aggies posted a combined four season-best times on the final day at the four-day meet. Marilyn Carey posted a season-best time in the 1,650-yard freestyle with a […]

March 06, 2012 | Posted in Aggies | Tagged ,

UCD men’s golf learning tough lessons

Wins and losses are how teams are measured, but a good team grows from both. The UC Davis men’s golf squad went 1-2 at the Del Walker Match Play Championship in Long Beach, but the two losses came against top-10 teams. UCD fell 4-1 to No. 4 Washington and 3-1-1 to No. 10 Oregon at […]

March 06, 2012 | Posted in Aggies | Tagged ,

UCD men lose big at UCSB

Freshman J.T. Adenrele tied his career high with 16 points and had a career-best seven rebounds to lead UCD, but UC Santa Barbara used a 29-2 run — keyed by four first-half 3-pointers from James Nunnally — to break open the game early and take a 90-43 Big West men’s basketball win at The Thunderdome on […]

March 04, 2012 | Posted in Aggies | Tagged ,

UCD roundup: Kalush powers Aggies past Bluejays

Catcher Scott Kalush was 3-for-4 with two runs and hit the Aggies’ first home run of the year to lead the UC Davis baseball team to a 6-3 win over Creighton on Saturday at Dobbins Stadium. The Aggies snapped a three-game losing streak — which included a 7-6 loss to the Bluejays in Friday’s series […]

March 04, 2012 | Posted in Aggies | Tagged ,

Sports briefs: DHS boys lacrosse pounds Justin-Siena

The Davis High boys lacrosse team took care of business in a major way on Friday in its home opener at Ron & Mary Brown Stadium. Facing Justin-Siena — a first-year program — the Blue Devils got a chance to practice nearly every offensive play in their repertoire in winning 15-0. DHS (2-0) held the […]

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

UCD women get BW tournament home game despite loss

After Saturday, the UC Davis women’s basketball team owes Cal Poly big time. The Aggies lost 60-56 to UC Santa Barbara at The Pavilion on Senior Day, opening the door for Pacific to steal the fourth seed in the Big West Conference tournament — the final spot to get home-court advantage in the first-round game. […]

March 04, 2012 | Posted in Aggies | Tagged ,

Sun sets on Davis in softball tourney title contest

In a game shortened to six innings by darkness, Davis High dropped a hard-fought 4-3 decision to Christian Brothers in the championship game of the Blue Devils’ own inaugural tournament on Saturday. The locals had earlier in the day stopped Placer, 8-5, in eight innings after hammering Foothill, 16-0, to open the festivities on Friday. […]

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

DHS wins diamond opener with powerful pitching

WOODLAND — If there’s a better venue for high school baseball than a night game at Clark Field, it’s a secret. Before an enthusiastic Friday night crowd of almost 400 fans, Davis and Woodland got the prep season under way as the Blue Devils scrambled to a 4-1 victory at the 82-year-old diamond. “I’m happy […]

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

Dossa, Klein lead Davis High golf charge

* Editor’s note: This is the last in a 13-part series previewing Davis High’s spring sports. “Fore!” No, it’s actually six for Davis High’s boys golf team again this spring. With Chase Dossa and Charlie Klein ready to pace the Blue Devils during the Delta Valley Conference season, Blue Devils coach Karl Ronning believes his deep […]

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

Davis High track season begins with a new look

* Editor’s note: This is the 12th in a 13-part series previewing Davis High’s spring sports. Some big points have the gone the way of graduation (think state pole vault champ Ian Rock and distance dandy Trevor Halsted), but with almost 200 athletes in the mix, Davis High track and field again seems ready for another […]

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

Pro briefs: Kings fall to Clippers

SACRAMENTO (AP) — Chris Paul had 22 points and nine assists, Blake Griffin added 14 points and nine rebounds and the Los Angeles Clippers cruised past the Sacramento Kings, 108-100, on Thursday. DeMarcus Cousins had 23 points and 10 rebounds and Tyreke Evans scored 18 points for the Kings, who had won two straight. Sacramento […]

March 02, 2012 | Posted in Pro Sports | Tagged ,

UCD roundup: Freshman has a career game in Aggie loss

Freshman J.T. Adenrele scored a career-high 16 points, including 14 in the second half, but the UC Davis men’s basketball team couldn’t overcome a large halftime deficit in a 69-56 loss to host Cal Poly on Thursday. The usually hot-shooting Aggies made just 4-of-20 3-pointers, missing their first 14 attempts to fall to 5-24 overall […]

March 02, 2012 | Posted in Aggies | Tagged ,