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Aggie sports briefs: UCD women’s tennis: Now you see them, soon you won’t

Of the Aggie women’s first seven spring tennis matches, only two will take place at home — Friday’s 1:30 p.m. meeting with Portland State and a Saturday outing (weather permitting) with Santa Clara at noon. The venue for both is the Marya Welch Tennis Center on campus at UC Davis. Once this weekend’s schedule of matches […]

DHS boys’ road to playoffs just got more rocky

On the road to the playoffs, the Davis High boys basketball team just hit another pothole. An 85-78 loss to Monterey Trail on Wednesday night knocked the Blue Devils down to 1-6 in league, three games out of fourth place, the Delta League position it will need to qualify for the postseason. Currently sitting in that coveted […]

Volunteers will clean up Little League complex on Saturday

With fingers crossed that the rain will hold off, Davis Little League supporters have rescheduled their annual Community Volunteer Cleanup Day for Saturday, Jan. 30, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the DLL complex at F Street and Covell Boulevard. League officials see this yearly outing as a great opportunity to create togetherness while […]

Satre’s bomb fuels Lady Devil surge, 75-62

ELK GROVE — Cara Satre’s half-court basket as the first half expired catapulted Davis High into a 2-point lead and fueled the Lady Blue Devils’ 75-62 basketball win at Monterey Trail on Tuesday. The victory put DHS (9-11) in a fourth-place deadlock with Franklin at 4-3 in Delta League action. The Wildcats (15-5) were upset, […]

A call to community for Davis man with leukemia

Nothing is fair about what is happening in the Jones family … again. In 1992, Bobby Jones, a popular student and gifted athlete, died during his senior year at Davis High. The cause of his death was a lung infection brought on by complications from leukemia treatment. Now, Tommy Jones — another of those guys that, by […]

One Aggie team healthy, the other on the mend

No matter how talented a sports team appears to be, often the wild card in ensuring a successful season revolves around health. For the UC Davis basketball programs, the women have been on a recent roll while welcoming back two important players. The men, on the other hand, are working to stay in the Big West Conference […]

Wrestling takes slew of medals in Modesto

Though there were no scheduled varsity wrestling tournaments this past weekend, the Davis High wrestling team still took to the mat, with several regular varsity athletes outperforming their peers at the Enochs JV and girls tournament in Modesto. Leading the way this weekend was sophomore Owen Musgrove, who continued his emergence on the Devil wrestling […]

DHS skiers win again

ALPINE MEADOWS — It would not be hyperbolic to say that Monday was magnificent in the Sierra Nevada. The dumping of snow that has caused two race postponements so far this season came together in a perfect day for slalom racing at Alpine Meadows. Adding to Monday’s majesty was a special guest appearance by DHS Principal […]

DHS snowboarders face challenges on the slopes

By Stacy Piacentini NORTHSTAR CALIFORNIA — Due to rain resulting in miserable, slushy snow, last week’s Davis High School snowboard race at Boreal Mountain resort was canceled. In contrast to last week, Monday’s giant slalom provided the racers with firm snow, and by race time, a beautiful blue sky. The Blue Devil snowboard team competed […]

Moseley maintains his Squaw Valley roots

A somewhat modest cabin near Squaw Valley ski resort still serves as a comfortable winter home for Jonny Moseley. Although his competitive skiing days are long gone, Moseley still keeps a close association with Squaw, a tie that goes back more than three decades and includes plenty of time in the cabin that his parents […]

Lady Devils break the record, just miss versus No. 7 McClatchy

The Davis High girls basketball team couldn’t have asked for a better crowd for Saturday night’s game against the McClatchy Tigers — and the crowd couldn’t have asked for a better game. The nonleague contest was a wild ride from start to finish. Clutch free-throw shooting by McClatchy (15-5) allowed the visitors to just eke out […]

UCD men fade down the stretch in Hawaii

HONOLULU — Aggie forward Josh Fox scored a career-high 25 points, but UC Davis couldn’t overcome a couple of second-half cold spells and dropped a 78-62 Big West basketball decision at Hawaii on Saturday. UCD (7-11. 2-3) came into the game having won two in a row. The Rainbow Warriors ran their record to 16-2, 5-0 […]

Aggie Monson and wife Mimi about to greet baby Scarlett

Neal Monson has had a worldly life. His experience far outdistances his almost 24 years of age. A two-time All-Utah selection as a prep player at Waterford School, Monson went on to be a key member of Salt Lake City College’s  27-7 squad that made it to the National Junior College Athletic Association Big Dance […]

Aggie women handle Mustangs, 75-57

  SAN LUIS OBISPO — Rebounding — literally — from a disappointing road loss at Santa Barbara Thursday night, the UC Davis women went up the coast and recovered Saturday afternoon. In a 75-57 victory over Cal Poly, the Aggies used a 42-35 advantage on the boards to run their record to 11-7. Led by […]

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