SACRAMENTO — Throw this one back. Playing their third game in four nights, the Davis High girls basketballers were mashed on the boards while committing 30 turnovers in a 59-32 nonleague defeat at St. Francis. “We can play with them. I know we can,” Blue Devil coach Karen Foster said afterward. “But we couldn’t have […]
Battling stellar programs, the UC Davis women’s swim team turned in several solid performances in the first day of the Mizzou Invitational on Thursday in Columbia, Mo. The host Tigers, who are in first place with 695.5 points, swept the relays. Missouri won the 200-yard freestyle in 1 minute, 29.48 seconds. The Aggies team of […]
“Can the night get any better?” That’s all my email from Davis High basketball coach Karen Foster said Wednesday night. Hmmmm. Let me see… Her Blue Devils were coming off a 53-46 victory over visiting Natomas. While her charges didn’t play spectacular ball, they can be forgiven for the uneven performance. After the two schools […]
When Aggie head coach Bob Biggs announced his retirement Thursday, it wasn’t effective immediately. He knows he has a stable of eager, young stallions returning next season. He knows, too, that entering a new conference — UC Davis will be in the Big Sky in 2012 — is exciting, and a good season will do wonders […]
Bob Biggs spent much of his youth passing the football.
Now, the 60-year-old former Aggie player and current head football coach will be passing the torch.
“I’ve been thinking about it for a while,” Biggs told The Enterprise after announcing his retirement Thursday. He has committed to stay through the 2012 season.
Players and coaches suspected something was up when…
This week’s picks for the final week of the regular season are as follows: OREGON over UCLA … the first-ever Pac-12 championship game is a bust. Conference officials need to go back to the drawing board to prevent such an embarrassing mismatch ever happening again. The Ducks are loaded. The Bruins aren’t. This one gives […]
Former Davis High soccer star Jalil Anibaba, the brilliant rookie defender from the Chicago Fire of the MLS, will be back in town Friday. Anibaba, who was the 2006 California prep Player of the Year, will join the festivities at the Davis Legacy Soccer Club’s Academy Jamboree. “Jalil will be there to take pictures, sign […]
Bob Biggs, who has given 38 years to the UC Davis football program as a player, assistant and head coach, will give the Aggies one more season.
The UCD head coach will retire from coaching after the 2012 season, according to a Thursday announcement from Nona Richardson, the university’s interim director of athletics.
Biggs, who will retire from the university in June 2013, was a first-team Little All-American quarterback by the Associated Press before later returning as an assistant coach in 1978. Next season marks Biggs’ 35th on the football coaching staff and his 20th as head coach, a position from which he has posted the second-most wins in program history (140-78-1).
“UC Davis is a very special place where a student-athlete can truly strive for success both on and off the field,” Biggs said in a news release. “I’ve been very fortunate…
After a slow and sloppy start, the Davis High girls basketball team put the pressure on Natomas — literally — to claw out a 53-46 victory in its season-opener at The Cage on Wednesday. The teams exchanged turnovers and missed shots in the first quarter as the Blue Devils struggled to find a rhythm in […]
Ten players and two coaches from a pair of Davis High girls basketball section championship teams were honored Wednesday night at The Cage before the official tip-off of the Blue Devils’ 2011-12 season. From 1975 to 1977, these “Devilettes” captured back-to-back Sac-Joaquin Section titles — the first two times the CIF offered banners for girls […]
Hannah Stephens scored a career-high 19 points on 7-of-9 shooting, hitting four 3-pointers in the first half to pace the UC Davis women’s basketball team on Wednesday. But it wasn’t enough. In a rematch of an NCAA Women’s Tournament first-round game from last season, fifth-ranked Stanford got double-digit scoring efforts from four different players to […]
PULLMAN, Wash. — Washington State football coach Paul Wulff, a 1985 Davis High graduate, was fired Tuesday after four years during which his teams won only nine games. His replacement was announced Wednesday as former Texas Tech coach Mike Leach. The school said Wednesday that Leach agreed in principle to a five-year contract. He will be […]
The fastest BMX riders from 45 U.S. states and Canada gathered on in Tulsa, Okla., on Thanksgiving weekend to compete in the American Bicycle Association Grand Nationals. At stake at the event, which is a culmination of the yearlong national series races that began on Jan. 1, were national age group points to go toward the […]
In a campaign that featured the traditional ups and downs, the UC Davis men’s water polo team experienced its biggest roller-coaster ride in the final 24 hours of its season. On. Nov. 19, the Aggies knocked off top-seeded Loyola Marymount in the semifinal round of the Western Water Polo Association Championship in San Diego. Less […]