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Aggie D-line has brains and Braun

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. UC Davis defensive line coach David Braun loves what he sees from his guys. “They just continue to improve every day,” says the former Winona State assistant, in his first season with […]

Sports briefs: Aggie Women’s Huddle set for Aug. 28

A staple of the UC Davis football preseason since 2007, the program will once again host its Aggie Women’s Huddle on Aug. 28 at Aggie Stadium The fun get-together for fans, coaches and players is an interactive evening on Jim Sochor Field that showcases UCD football drills to female fans. Aggie players and coaches lead the […]

From the archives 2012: Legendary UCD football coach Biggs retires

Editor’s note: This article was originally published on Sunday, November 18, 2012. In sports, when people talk about the end of an era, that word, era, is usually misused. An era is a period of time considered as being of a distinctive character. Saturday marked the End of an Era, finally getting the use of […]

Aggie lacrosse team shows its smarts

By earning a combined grade-point average of higher than 3.0, the UC Davis program was selected as a Division I Academic Honor Squad by the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association. A total of 85 Division I, 49 Division II and 128 Division III programs collected IWLCA Academic Honor Squad accolades in the 2014-15 school year. The Aggies […]

Raiders rookie linebacker makes a good impression

NAPA — Ben Heeney’s exhibition debut went so well for the Oakland Raiders that he wanted to save his jersey as a keepsake with all the stains and sweat as memories. The only problem was that was Heeney’s only game-ready jersey so it went back to the equipment staff to get washed for the next […]

River Cats rip Round Rock

WEST SACRAMENTO — The Sacramento River Cats scored in five of the eight innings they batted, and certainly didn’t need to hit in the ninth as they blew out visiting Round Rock, 11-0, on Monday night at Raley Field. The Cats (60-63) scored twice in the bottom of the second — on RBI singles from […]

Cardinals hit Heston, nip Giants

ST. LOUIS — Chris Heston didn’t give the St. Louis Cardinals much to hit. The San Francisco Giants rookie pitcher couldn’t find the strike zone. Heston walked a season-worst five in 4 2/3 innings of a 2-1 loss on Monday night and departed after 104 pitches. “I just need to get back to being aggressive […]

Orioles finish off sweep of Oakland

BALTIMORE — Even Oakland ace Sonny Gray could not pull his team out of its hole. Steve Clevenger hit a three-run homer off Gray, Chris Tillman won his seventh straight decision and the Baltimore Orioles completed a four-game sweep of the Athletics with a 4-2 victory on Monday. Gray (12-5), who was scratched from his previous […]

Sports briefs: Aggie tennis team announces fall tourney schedule

The UC Davis women’s tennis team will use three tournaments during fall quarter to tune up for its dual schedule, which begins in January. First, Aggie head coach Bill Maze will bring his team to Berkeley for its fifth consecutive appearance in the Cal Fall Invitational. Known for fielding numerous nationally ranked teams, the weekend tournament […]

In the Clubhouse: Right down the middle with Griffin Long

If there ever is another rainy day, drive by Davis Golf Course and take a peek out on the practice range. If there is a lone figure, dripping wet, hitting balls, betcha it’s Griffin Long. Long has spent the past four years working hard on a game he took on “just for fun.” With every swing, […]

Aggies QB corps deep, helping each other go forward

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. Kevin Daft knows a little bit about getting the ball down the field. In a storied UC Davis career at quarterback, Daft etched his name in school record books — some standards […]

Giants beat Nats with Peavy, big bats

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Matt Duffy hit a three-run double in San Francisco’s decisive six-run third inning, Jake Peavy worked into the sixth to end a three-start winless stretch, and the Giants beat the Nationals for the third straight game with a 12-6 win Saturday night. Ian Desmond cleared the left field bleachers with a […]

Orioles walk off vs. A’s

BALTIMORE (AP) — For the second straight night, the Baltimore Orioles gathered at home plate for a water-spraying, hand-slapping celebration. It just doesn’t get much better than that for a team chasing a playoff berth. Chris Davis hit two home runs, the second a tiebreaking shot with two outs in the bottom of the ninth […]

Aggie soccer women start fast, handle San Jose State in scrimmage

SAN JOSE — Second-year UC Davis soccer coach Twila Kaufman saw a glint of the improvement she hopes carries through the entire season as the Aggie women took an efficient 2-0 scrimmage decision at San Jose State on Friday afternoon. Goals in the first seven minutes from forward Andi Damian and defender Rachel Smith gave the Aggies […]

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