Blue Devils girls spike Vikings in three games

“That was probably the most exciting match we’ve played all year,” Davis High girls volleyball coach Julie Crawford said after her team won at Oakmont on Tuesday. “My stomach was in knots. “But as much as it hurts my stomach, it is good for us to compete like that and go out and beat the […]

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Another minefield ahead for banged-up Blue Devils

Another Friday. Another football minefield to navigate. It’s Homecoming at Davis High and the season gets deeper in opposing talent. Colfax — a D-IV powerhouse, which is rolling along averaging 44 points a game while sporting a 3-0 record — for the second straight season plays a Blue Devil squad that will be nursing its […]

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Elk Grove sees double as DHS floats to victory

With temperatures dancing around 100 degrees, the Davis High girls tennis team managed to waltz past visiting Elk Grove in an 8-1 victory that opened Delta Valley Conference play for both schools. Fielding a mix-and-match doubles lineup because a handful of Blue Devil regulars were off working on Homecoming Parade floats, coach Sally Hosley was, […]

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Hawaii will not be a day at the beach for UCD

It’s hard to ever find a situation where traveling to Hawaii is a bad thing. But when you’re not going to sit by the ocean and sip umbrella drinks, but rather to win a football game, Aloha Stadium in Honolulu is far from paradise. The Rainbow Warriors — UC Davis’ second Football Bowl Subdivision opponent […]

Greiner Athlete of the Week (9/21/11): DHS field hockey player Brynne Satre

When taking over as Davis High field hockey coach this season, Sandie Marotti-Huckins said she planned for the offensive attack to start from the midfield, where she knew the Blue Devils possessed a wealth of talent. At the top of that list of midfield standouts is one of the team’s three captains — senior Brynne […]

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Frosh footballers roll past Wood, 24-7

Receiving two touchdowns from running back Josh Greenfield, Davis High stormed to a 24-7 freshman football victory at Will C. Wood on Thursday. The Blue Devils are now 2-1. “We had some players really step up this week,” DHS coach Derek Brothers told The Enterprise. “We started very slow and were not making the tackles […]

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JV volleyball sweeps foes; field hockey defense tough

“Playing more games than you practice in a week can be tough because it does not leave a lot of time to work on areas that might have been lacking,” Davis High girls junior varsity volleyball coach Lyndsay Cantrell said. “But you never would have known that by watching (the girls) this week.” No kidding. […]

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Devils top Sheldon, Vintage; now stand at 9-0

Running its win streak to nine, the Blue Devil junior varsity boys soccer squad topped Sheldon and Vintage last week. DHS played a dominant game against Sheldon, winning 5-0 on the road. Ten minutes from start, Ken Hashimoto finished a loose ball in the 18-yard box to put Davis on the scoreboard. Despite multiple shots […]

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Davis JV bounces back with football victory

Coming off an ugly loss to Sacramento, Davis High took advantage of Friday’s junior varsity gridiron matchup with Will C. Wood to redeem itself. Blue Devil quarterback Quinn Williams led the three-headed-monster rushing attack of Williams, Marvin Grant and Wally Perez, which amassed more than 250 yards on the ground. With Williams running for two […]

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DHS field hockey falls to Chico in overtime

Coming off a rough weekend loss, the last thing the Davis High girls field hockey team needed was a bad case of the Mondays. But after falling 4-0 to Archbishop Mitty on Saturday, the Blue Devils regained their mojo against Chico for most of the contest — leading the Panthers for much of the second […]

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Davis girls make short work of Pioneer volleyballers

Playing like they had somewhere else to be, Davis High won a quick three-set girls volleyball match from visiting Pioneer, 25-11, 25-21, 25-20, at The Cage on Monday. New Blue Devil coach Julie Crawford enjoys an up-tempo style of play and she got what she’s teaching on this night. DHS run its record to 7-4 […]

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UCD roundup: Aggie women in a familiar position after one round

UC Davis freshman Beverly Vatananugulkit and juniors Amy Simanton and Demi Runas each fired 1-over 73s in the first round of the Golfweek Conference Challenge at Red Sky Golf Club in Vail, Colo., on Monday, helping the Aggie women to first place. The UCD trio is tied for 10th, while the Aggies lead Oregon and […]

Aggie footballers show class in local classrooms

When someone talks about “looking up to” someone else, it’s a phrase most of us take figuratively and understand the subject matter to be a role model. UC Davis assistant head football coach Mike Moroski understands this completely and has had his athletes live the meaning over the past 18 years. But once a year, […]

Devils work to stop future blitz-happy future foes

Big plays in football. Love ’em or hate ’em. On Friday — in a 33-26 loss to visiting Will C. Wood — the homestanding Davis High fans hated the Wildcats’ penchant for the dramatic. On the first scrimmage play of the second half, Travis Lewis ran 68 yards, erasing the memory of a brilliant Blue […]

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