Vogelsong stays hot as Giants top Cups

SAN FRANCISCO — Ryan Vogelsong kept thinking how steady all the other San Francisco starters have been over the past week. It weighed on his mind Monday morning before his outing. His turn, time to keep up and do his part. He delivered, all right. Vogelsong won his fourth straight decision, Buster Posey scored the […]

June 05, 2012 | Posted in Pro Sports | Tagged ,

Rainiers rip River Cats

Sacramento fell behind by five runs in the sixth inning and the River Cats could not claw their way back in a 6-3 loss to the host Tacoma Rainiers on Saturday night. Down 2-0, the Cats finally got on the board in the fifth when Brandon Hicks doubled and scored on Eric Sogard’s groundout. The […]

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

Kings win another Cup game in OT

NEWARK, N.J. — Jeff Carter scored at 13:42 in overtime and the Los Angeles Kings moved within two wins of their first NHL title with a 2-1 victory over the New Jersey Devils in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup finals on Saturday. Jonathan Quick made 32 saves and Drew Doughty scored on a magnificent […]

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

Durant is dynamite as Thunder tie series at 2-2

OKLAHOMA CITY — Kevin Durant scored 18 of his 36 points in a scintillating final seven minutes, Serge Ibaka added a career-high 26 points and the Oklahoma City Thunder evened the Western Conference finals at two games apiece by beating the San Antonio Spurs, 109-103, on Saturday. After seeing his team’s 15-point lead dwindle to […]

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

Cain is able to pitch Giants past Cubs

SAN FRANCISCO — Matt Cain paid tribute to old-school baseball by bringing his hands behind his head and releasing his first pitch with the high windup, recreating the look of a bygone era. “I was trying to go with a little throwback moment there,” Cain said. After that, he was vintage Cain. The ace right-hander […]

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

Blue Devil girls’ relay team establishes DHS mark

CLOVIS — You go, girls … After a sizzling performance that crowned Davis High runners Hannah Krovetz, Ellie Eaton, Laney Teaford and Han-ah Sumner as the Sac-Joaquin Masters 4×400-meter relay queens on May 26, the quartet went one better on Friday at the CIF state championships. No, they didn’t win a state title. But the […]

June 03, 2012 | Posted in Blue Devils | Tagged ,

Sports briefs: MVP Drexel leads DHS’ seven All-BSAL players

After winning the Bay Shore Athletic League and making it all the way to the quarterfinals of the North Coast Section playoffs, on the strength of a 17-5 record, the Davis High girls lacrosse team picked up more hardware when the conference announced its postseason awards. A Blue Devil was named the BSAL’s Most Valuable […]

June 03, 2012 | Posted in Adult Amateur | Tagged ,

Local rugby club claims the national U19 title

An undersized team from a small town works its way up the ladder through hard work, eventually capturing the national title. Believe it or not, this is not the plot of “Hoosiers 2.” This is the real story of the Dixon Rugby Club and its conquest of the U19 national high school championship. Dixon’s gold […]

June 03, 2012 | Posted in Blue Devils | Tagged ,

DHS football has busy summer — beginning now

While students at Davis High have been girding for the rigors of finals during these last two weeks of school, Blue Devil football staffers have been putting the finishing touches on a summer program that will prepare more than 120 players for the fall gridiron campaign. Practices last Friday and this Monday will segue into […]

June 03, 2012 | Posted in Blue Devils | Tagged ,

A’s find bats in win over Royals

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Oakland manager Bob Melvin knew it was going to take the A’s offense finally coming out of its slump to end a maddening nine-game losing streak. The A’s managed to come through against the Kansas City Royals — given a little bit of help. Josh Reddick and Adam Rosales each drove […]

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

Meeting will review design options for Community Pool

The city of Davis Community Services Department will host a follow-up discussion on design options for Community Pool from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Davis Senior Center, 646 A St. The discussion will include a review of three conceptual design options that emerged from the community design charrette on May 23. This discussion […]

June 03, 2012 | Posted in Aquatics | Tagged ,

Fresno scores late to edge Sacramento

Sacramento starter Graham Godfrey gave up one run in eight innings with seven strikeouts on Thursday, but the River Cats were beaten by the visiting Fresno Grizzlies, 2-1, at Raley Field. The Grizzlies struck first with a run-scoring triple from Francisco Peguero. The Cats responded in the following inning with a run of their own […]

June 01, 2012 | Posted in Pro Sports | Tagged ,

Home court is good to Thunder in Game 3

OKLAHOMA CITY — The streak is over. The series may only be beginning. Kevin Durant scored 22 points, Thabo Sefolosha set playoff career-bests with 19 points and six steals, and the Oklahoma City Thunder snapped San Antonio’s 20-game winning streak by beating the Spurs 102-82 in Game 3 of the Western Conference finals on Thursday. […]

June 01, 2012 | Posted in Pro Sports | Tagged ,

Watney among those behind Stallings at the Memorial

DUBLIN, Ohio — Erik Compton considers the Memorial a special week no matter how he plays, knowing his second heart transplant came from a donor in Ohio. The opening round was even sweeter with three birdies on the back nine late Thursday at Muirfield Village for a 5-under 67, leaving him one shot out of […]

June 01, 2012 | Posted in Blue Devils | Tagged ,