Jason Dufner take 2-shot lead in Zurich Classic

AVONDALE, La. — Jason Dufner got past Saturday without any of the troubles that have marked his weekend struggles. He knows Sunday will be a much bigger challenge. Winless in 163 starts on the PGA Tour, Dufner shot a 5-under 67 on Saturday to take a two-stroke lead over Graham DeLaet after the third round […]

April 29, 2012 | Posted in Associated Press | Tagged ,

UCD roundup: Quist on national list

UC Davis left-handed pitcher Dayne Quist’s brilliant 2012 campaign has earned him a spot on the College Baseball Hall of Fame National Pitcher of the Year Watch List. Quist is one of 51 pitchers in the nation named to the exclusive list and is one of four Big West pitchers to receive recognition. The Santa […]

April 27, 2012 | Posted in Aggies | Tagged ,

Moss’ milestone hit lifts Cats

Designated hitter Brandon Moss recorded his 1,000th career minor league hit, helping the Sacramento River Cats defeat the visiting Tucson Padres, 5-1, on Thursday at Raley Field. Having scored a combined 37 runs in their last three games, the Cats (15-6) continued their hot hitting from the outset. Outfielder Jermaine Mitchell led off the bottom […]

April 27, 2012 | Posted in Pro Sports | Tagged ,

Kings beat Lakers in season finale

SACRAMENTO — DeMarcus Cousins had 23 points and 19 rebounds, Tyreke Evans scored 17 points and Sacramento beat the Lakers’ backups, 113-96, in the regular-season finale for both teams. Kobe Bryant sat out along with four other Lakers’ starters, conceding the NBA scoring title to Oklahoma City’s Kevin Durant. Los Angeles opens its first-round playoff […]

April 27, 2012 | Posted in Pro Sports | Tagged ,

DYSA 8U and 10U squads go hard

The Davis Youth Softball Association’s recent schedule featured a week full of interesting 10U and 8U matchups. Here is a look at the action … 10U Green Hornets 9, Angry Birds 7: The Hornets scored seven runs in the final two innings to come from behind and edge the Birds. Katie Gibson knocked in runs […]

April 27, 2012 | Posted in Youth | Tagged ,

DHS boys lacrosse team slips past Las Lomas

Playing its first 17 games this season without a loss, the wins might be starting to blur together in the memories of the Davis High boys lacrosse players. But Thursday’s 7-6 victory over Las Lomas was an epic matchup that the Blue Devils won’t soon forget. With the host Knights playing a style of offense […]

April 27, 2012 | Posted in Blue Devils | Tagged ,

Seniors send DHS girls past Elk Grove

When some high school soccer teams have their Senior Night, the celebration ends before the opening kickoff. For the Davis girls on Thursday, that was just the beginning. The Blue Devils (19-2-1, 7-1-1) dusted visiting Elk Grove, 4-0, in front of a hearty crowd in their last Delta Valley Conference home game of the season. […]

April 27, 2012 | Posted in Blue Devils | Tagged ,

49ers pick receiver Jenkins

The San Francisco 49ers have taken another step to boost their receiving corps, selecting Illinois wideout A.J. Jenkins with the 30th pick in the NFL draft. Jenkins will join a unit that already features Randy Moss, Mario Manningham and Michael Crabtree on the reigning NFC West champion 49ers, who lost in overtime of the NFC […]

April 27, 2012 | Posted in Pro Sports | Tagged ,

Former winner Watney shoots 2-over at Zurich

AVONDALE, La. — Ken Duke and Cameron Tringale topped the Zurich Classic leaderboard at 7-under 65 on Thursday, leaving defending champion Bubba Watson six strokes back at TPC Louisiana in his first tournament since winning the Masters. Davis High graduate Nick Watney, who got his first win on the tour at this event in 2007, […]

April 27, 2012 | Posted in Blue Devils | Tagged ,

Sports briefs: Six players is all DHS needs to top Mustangs

The Davis High boys volleyball team literally wasn’t going to rest on Thursday until it defeated host Monterey Trail. That’s because the Blue Devils had just six players, leaving the bench empty of substitutes. Still, DHS beat the Mustangs in four games. “With only six players, there was no room for mistakes,” Devil coach Julie […]

April 27, 2012 | Posted in Blue Devils | Tagged ,

O’Brien looks back 29 years to draft day

Ken O’Brien, the former Aggie and New York Jet quarterback, knows a little something about the NFL draft. In 1983, O’Brien was involved in the most storied QB whirlwind of all time. Six signal-callers went in that first round. Jim Kelly, John Elway, Todd Blackledge and friend Tony Eason were taken before the Jets took […]

April 27, 2012 | Posted in Aggies | Tagged ,

Blue Devil softball shuffles lineup to topple Cards

Have mitt, will travel. Only two Davis High softball players finished Thursday’s game in the same field position as they started. Rita Allen-Sutter held down the hot corner and Aimee Jackura set up camp in right field, while the other 11 Blue Devils made their way around the diamond in a 16-0 mercy-rule shorted home […]

April 27, 2012 | Posted in Blue Devils | Tagged ,

Pagan powers Giants past Reds

CINCINNATI — Angel Pagan made the Giants’ long trip home a little easier. Pagan hit a three-run homer in the ninth inning on Thursday, lifting the San Francisco Giants to a 6-5 win over the Cincinnati Reds. “We were all pumped when I got back to the bench,” Pagan said. “We were thinking about a […]

April 27, 2012 | Posted in Pro Sports | Tagged ,

Weather washes away Aggies’ upset bid at Stanford

STANFORD — The UC Davis softball team led No. 19 Stanford 2-0 in the bottom of the fourth inning before the game was called due to rain on Wednesday at Smith Family Stadium. The contest did not reach the required number of innings to be considered a full game and. What was to be the […]

April 26, 2012 | Posted in Aggies | Tagged ,