Bruce Gallaudet: DHS teams bring the community more than wins

Pay tribute What: Davis High School Hall of Fame induction ceremony and dinner When: Saturday; 6 p.m. reception, 7 p.m. dinner and awards Where: Freeborn Hall, UC Davis Tickets: $55 each; call (530) 756-3679 or go online At any Friday night high school football game or Tuesday soccer match, there might be one sports writer squinting to make out a […]

October 06, 2011 | Posted in Schools | Tagged ,

MLB playoff roundup: Rangers advance to ALCS

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — This is what Adrian Beltre envisioned when he signed with Texas in the offseason. Balls jumping off his bat in October, the Rangers making another run for the pennant. Beltre hit three straight home runs and the defending AL champions advanced again, beating the Tampa Bay Rays 4-3 in Game 4 […]

October 05, 2011 | Posted in Pro Sports | Tagged ,

UCD welcomes D-II Humboldt State on Saturday

While UC Davis (1-3) took a break from competition last week, it was business as usual for most of rest of the football world. And though the coaches spent the weekend recruiting — with the players taking Friday and Saturday off for their bodies to heal from the pounding they took during a rugged first […]

October 05, 2011 | Posted in Aggies | Tagged ,

Devils dig deep to down Mustangs

Some of the better high school girls tennis teams in the area say they have depth because they have confidence all they way up and down their usual starting lineup. When Davis High coach Sally Hosley hears that, she just smiles. That’s because Hosley’s Blue Devils have another level of depth, much of which was on […]

October 05, 2011 | Posted in Blue Devils | Tagged ,

UCD roundup: Late run by Simanton helps Aggies take sixth

Junior Amy Simanton birdied a pair of par-five holes late in her final round on Tuesday to push her to a 2-under 70, tie for ninth place individually and help the No. 11 UC Davis women’s golf team move up into a tie for sixth at the Windy City Collegiate Championship hosted by Northwestern. The […]

October 05, 2011 | Posted in Aggies | Tagged ,

Sports briefs: Davis Jiu-Jitsu Academy wins several medals

A team of 10 athletes from Davis’ Nova Geracao Academy competed as part of the BJJ Revolution Team at the International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation American National Tournament Sept. 24-25 in Carson. The BJJ Revolution Team has retained the national title at this single-elimination tournament for six of the past seven years, and Davis athletes have […]

October 05, 2011 | Posted in Adult Amateur | Tagged ,

Inderkum nips DHS freshmen by a point

It was a nail-biter that came down to the final quarter but in the end, Davis High dropped a 13-12 freshman football decision to visiting Inderkum on Thursday. Two short touchdown runs by quarterback Quentin Jones gave the Blue Devils their scores in the first and fourth periods, but both times two-point conversion tries failed. […]

October 05, 2011 | Posted in Blue Devils | Tagged ,

DHS’ Honeychurch heads another strong day of girls golf

After winning the first Delta Valley Conference tournament last week by an amazing 84 strokes, it was going to be tough for the Davis High girls golf team to top that performance in the second league event on Tuesday. And while the Blue Devils “only” won the second DVC tourney by 54 strokes, DHS got […]

October 05, 2011 | Posted in Blue Devils | Tagged ,

Blue Devils soccer boys tough — this time — on turf

OK. Fine. It was a blowout. And rarely do 8-0 soccer games prove anything. But when the Davis High boys rolled past visiting Monterey Trail on Tuesday, there were some positives to be pulled from the Delta Valley Conference victory. The sprinkles of Monday — and the threat of rain on game day — caused […]

October 05, 2011 | Posted in Blue Devils | Tagged ,

JV roundup: Devil boys go 3-2 in the Jesuit pool

After getting a forfeit win early in the tournament, the Davis High boys junior varsity water polo team split its next four games in last weekend’s Jesuit JV Invitational. In the Blue Devils’ 8-5 victory over Granite Bay, Patrick Cajandig scored twice and Gabriel Leal, Harrison Bier, Chad Prizmich, Alex Borowsky, Zach Anderson and Jesus […]

October 05, 2011 | Posted in Blue Devils | Tagged ,

Greiner Athlete of the Week (10/5/11): DHS distance runner Jack Scranton

Coming from an Air Force family, Davis High’s Jack Scranton knows a thing or two about speed. The junior cross country runner has brought that knowledge to the Blue Devils this season, showing it off on Saturday when he won the Yolo County Championships — a meet hosted by DHS and the high schools in […]

October 05, 2011 | Posted in Blue Devils | Tagged ,

Jason Fisk: a fierce competitor, a fine man

Pay tribute What: Davis High School Hall of Fame induction ceremony and dinner When: Saturday; 6 p.m. reception, 7 p.m. dinner and awards Where: Freeborn Hall, UC Davis Tickets: $55 each; call (530) 756-3679 or visit www.dhsblueandwhite.org Only the best high school football players earn scholarships to play in college. And if that college is Stanford, the player […]

October 05, 2011 | Posted in Blue Devils | Tagged ,

Conference newcomers may have second thoughts

THERE’S NO PLACE LIKE HOME … under the “What were they thinking?” banner we can put the football programs at Nebraska, Texas A&M, Utah and Colorado … those four have been headliners in the rush to leave a long-established conference for supposedly greener pastures … Utah, which thought it could immediately move into contention in […]

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An all-around positive night for DHS field hockey

There’s no better way to find a cure for what ails you than to literally Play4theCure. That’s what the Davis High field hockey team learned on a rainy Monday evening at Ron & Mary Brown Stadium. Wearing pink and using the game to raise money for breast cancer research and awareness, the Blue Devils saw […]

October 04, 2011 | Posted in Blue Devils | Tagged ,