Blue Devils blow West back to Tracy

When the Davis High girls team got to Community Park Tennis Complex for their Sac-Joaqiun Section playoff opener on Tuesday, the heavy winds were not a welcome sight. But eventually, thanks to a gentle reminder from coach Sally Hosley, the Blue Devils realized that both teams would be equally affected by the tough conditions. With […]

November 02, 2011 | Posted in Blue Devils | Tagged ,

Sheldon is the first stop on DHS’ playoff journey

Six weeks ago, the Blue Devil boys were searching for a soccer identity. Sure, Davis High was doing well, but coach Ashley Yudin was looking for more possession in the attack zone. A road game at Sheldon would be a good test — did the locals learn patience during a week of re-focused practice? Kinda. […]

November 02, 2011 | Posted in Blue Devils | Tagged ,

Ski, snowboard swap benefits DHS team

Ski season is around the corner! Local residents who are looking for bargains on new and used ski and snowboard equipment and clothing are invited to attend an annual fundraiser sponsored by the Davis High School ski team. The Ski & Snowboard Swap will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 13, at […]

November 03, 2011 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Greiner Athlete of the Week (11/2/11): DHS cross country’s Sophie Meads

It’s a strategy that only the most confident athletes can employ. Lance Armstrong used it on his bicycle to win the Tour de France seven consecutive times. Many competitors have what it takes to excel on the flat parts of a course, but it takes a special athlete — like Greiner Athlete of the Week Sophie […]

November 02, 2011 | Posted in Blue Devils | Tagged ,

Blue Devils treat seniors and fans to a Hallo-win

Though the Davis High volleyball team got a little scare at the end of its Halloween match against Elk Grove, by the end of the night there were no tricks, only treats. The Blue Devils (17-11, 6-3) claimed three straight games from the Thundering Herd to seal another happy memory in the minds of their […]

November 01, 2011 | Posted in Blue Devils | Tagged ,

New York Rangers slow down Sharks

NEW YORK — Ryan Callahan is only 10 games into his tenure as captain of the New York Rangers, and nothing spells leadership more than two goals and an assist in the long-awaited first home win of the season. Doing it against the NHL’s hottest team makes it even better. Callahan scored twice in the […]

November 01, 2011 | Posted in Pro Sports | Tagged ,

DHS roundup: Former Blue Devil wins college award

Dominican University freshman Erik Anderson, a former Davis High goalkeeper, was named to the Pacific West Conference’s Weekly Top 10 Honor Roll for men’s soccer. Anderson, a biological sciences major, recorded 26 saves in two games, with an .897 save percentage and a 1.29 goals against average. He had several outstanding saves in the Penguins’ […]

November 01, 2011 | Posted in Blue Devils | Tagged ,

Sports briefs: Hansen leads Aggie men on Day 1

STOCKTON — Matt Hansen shot even while Matt Seramin and freshman Luke Vivolo each finished at 1-over in Monday’s first round at the SCVB Pacific Invitational at the Brookside Country Club in Stockton, as the UC Davis men’s golf team was in a tie for 10th after the tournament’s first day. The Aggies shot 5-over […]

November 01, 2011 | Posted in Aggies | Tagged ,

DHS girls fare well at Masters golf tournament

Coach Amanda Ryan and the four-player Davis High girls golf contingent competing as individuals in Monday’s Sac-Joaquin Section Masters tournament couldn’t help but smile as they think of the future. Blue Devil sophomores Ji Hye Lee and Kaity Honeychurch were participating in the event for the second straight season — playing when DHS made it […]

November 01, 2011 | Posted in Blue Devils | Tagged ,

DHS’ Reagan always brings the thunder against Herd

For the Elk Grove High football team, it’s good riddance, Shayne Reagan. For the second consecutive season, the Davis High quarterback scared the antlers off the Thundering Herd. In Friday’s 35-18 setback on the road, the Blue Devils (2-6, 0-4 in Delta Valley Conference play) used Reagan’s 235 passing yards and three touchdowns to give […]

November 01, 2011 | Posted in Blue Devils | Tagged ,

Three Junior Blue Devil squads will play for titles

In a season during which six of seven Davis Junior Blue Devil Youth Tackle Football League squads made the playoffs, three local teams are still alive. After stunning victories Saturday, the Junior Midget and Midget Blues earned Division I championship encounters and the Pee Wee Whites will play for the Division 3 crown. JM Blues […]

November 01, 2011 | Posted in Blue Devils | Tagged ,

UCD soccer teams have NCAA aspirations

As regular-season Big West soccer play comes to a close, neither UC Davis team is ready to hang up its cleats. Both the Aggie men and women find themselves with legitimate shots to qualify for the NCAA playoffs. Their fates will be determined in the conference postseason tournaments, which feature the top four teams competing in […]

November 01, 2011 | Posted in Aggies | Tagged ,

UCD roundup: Aggie women capture Big West cross country championship

With three runners in the top 10, including Sarah Sumpter in second place, the UC Davis women’s cross country team brought home its first Big West Conference championship on Saturday at UC Riverside’s Ag/Ops Course. Sumpter clocked in at 20:33.7 in the women’s 6K race, finishing just six seconds behind Long Beach State’s Rosa Del […]

October 30, 2011 | Posted in Aggies | Tagged ,