Pioneer pop does in Blue Devils, 7-4

WOODLAND – “I think the girls are just ready to get going,” believes first-year Davis High softball coach Art Guerra. “We have done a great job of going forward each and every day. “I can’t be happier right now as things just keep getting better and better. We learn from our mistakes and move on.” […]

March 25, 2012 | Posted in Blue Devils | Tagged ,

DHS boys lacrosse doubles up on O’Dowd

Five different Blue Devils scored as the Davis High boys lacrosse team defeated Bishop O’Dowd 14-7 in a Bay Shore Athletic League contest Friday to remain undefeated. Mikie Schlosser, who was sidelined the last two games due to a concussion, led DHS (9-0 overall, 2-0 league) with five goals. Kevin Klenzendorf found the net three […]

March 25, 2012 | Posted in Blue Devils | Tagged ,

DHS boys tennis falls to Gunn

PALO ALTO — The Davis High boys tennis team won three of six singles matches, but it wasn’t enough as Gunn swept the doubles action en route to a 6-3 nonleague victory Friday. Blue Devil Glenn Hull topped his man Ameya Rao 6-0, 6-1 at No. 1 singles, and DHS’s No. 2 man Andrew Dumit […]

March 25, 2012 | Posted in Blue Devils | Tagged ,

Search for UCD’s next AD moves forward

A committee tasked with recruiting UC Davis’ next athletics director is finally taking the next step — albeit cautiously — in its search for the next person to lead the university’s athletic program. It has been six months since Chancellor Linda Katehi formed the Recruitment Advisory Committee for the Director of Athletics. The committee set […]

March 25, 2012 | Posted in Aggies | Tagged ,

Gators blow 11-point lead in 72-68 loss to Cards

By John Marshall PHOENIX — Florida coach Billy Donovan appeared to be on his way to finally beating his mentor. Rick Pitino and the Louisville Cardinals sent him home with one of his most disappointing losses. The Gators blew an 11-point lead in the second half and took some questionable shots down the stretch, blowing […]

March 25, 2012 | Posted in Associated Press | Tagged ,

Nine years later, Kansas still special to Williams

By Nancy Armour ST. LOUIS — It’s been nine years since Roy Williams left Kansas, and he knows the Jayhawks and their fans have gotten over him. No matter how much time passes, he’ll never be able to say the same. Williams would rather top-seeded North Carolina face almost anyone but his “second-favorite” team Sunday, […]

March 25, 2012 | Posted in Associated Press | Tagged ,

Hatamiya believes these Devils can win section title

Now you see him… Now you don’t. Yes, George Hatamiya is one quick baseball player. But it’s not because of his speed that you can lose track of the versatile senior. It’s because of his versatility. In one game last season, Hatamiya started in the outfield. By the time the third inning rolled around, he […]

March 24, 2012 | Posted in Blue Devils | Tagged ,

Another late rally does it for Blue Devil baseball

Going to a Davis High baseball game anytime soon? Plan to stick around to the very end. The Blue Devils ran their record to 4-1 by topping Rocklin, 7-6, on a chilly Thursday night at Raley Field. How DHS wins has become a head-scratching routine: On Thursday it was a five-run sixth inning and a […]

March 23, 2012 | Posted in Blue Devils | Tagged ,

Jazz top Kings in thriller

SACRAMENTO — Al Jefferson’s putback with 0.9 seconds remaining lifted the Utah Jazz to a 103-102 win over the Sacramento Kings on Thursday night. The Jazz went almost nine minutes without a basket in the fourth quarter and blew a 14-point second-half lead before Jefferson bailed them out with the game-winner to silence the crowd. […]

March 23, 2012 | Posted in Pro Sports | Tagged ,

DHS boys get a key volleyball victory

Entering Thursday night’s Delta Valley Conference opener against Monterey Trail, the Davis High boys volleyball team was a respectable 9-7, but lacked a signature victory. Against a dangerous Mustang squad, the Blue Devils got that much-needed big win. DHS overcame a slow start to capture a four-game match at The Cage and open its DVC […]

March 23, 2012 | Posted in Blue Devils | Tagged ,

DHS girls shake off the rust with a DVC win

After spending 10 days without playing — and with one eye on a stretch of three games in four days coming up next week — Thursday’s Delta Valley Conference opener at Grant was the perfect way for the Davis High girls soccer team to return to the field. The Blue Devils took control early with […]

March 23, 2012 | Posted in Blue Devils | Tagged ,

First DVC meet goes well for Devil tracksters

The Davis High girls track and field team didn’t exactly ease into Delta Valley Conference competition — it was more like a headlong dive. The Blue Devil girls dominated Elk Grove, 127-0, while the boys meet was a bit closer with DHS winning, 91-41, on Wednesday afternoon. “Overall, we were pleased with the day and […]

March 23, 2012 | Posted in Blue Devils | Tagged ,

This guy was entertaining, if not shuffled around

I was just thinking about one of my favorite football players. A total overachiever … He was great in college. You could see the fire in his eyes — a fire that told him to do anything it takes to win a game. He became one of his school’s top touchdown makers, both through the […]

March 23, 2012 | Posted in Columns | Tagged ,

Watney in third after first round at Bay Hill

ORLANDO, Fla. — Charlie Wi felt a lot better walking off the golf course compared with his last round. So did Tiger Woods and Davis High graduate Nick Watney. Coming off a final round at Innisbrook in which he made a 13 on one hole, Wi hit an 8-iron over the water to 6 feet […]

March 23, 2012 | Posted in Blue Devils | Tagged ,