Register for summer track program

The Davis Community Track and Field Club is now registering youth athletes for its popular summer program. The club will meet Mondays through Thursdays, June 11-July 26, but participants can choose from among five different session options. Athletes from fourth grade through high school are invited to come out to Ron & Mary Brown Stadium […]

March 18, 2012 | Posted in Youth | Tagged ,

Devils do just enough to edge Miramonte

Their mascot might be the Blue Devils, but the Davis High boys lacrosse team had the luck of the Irish on St. Patrick’s Day. And even though their opponents were clad in green, it was the Devils who came out on top of visiting Miramonte, 7-6, Saturday at Ron & Mary Brown Stadium. Though Matador […]

March 18, 2012 | Posted in Blue Devils | Tagged ,

Leaders Goosen, Furyk are nine ahead of Watney

PALM HARBOR, Fla. — Retief Goosen ran off three straight birdies on the back nine and closed with a tough par from the fairway bunker on the 18th hole on Saturday for a 6-under 65 that put him atop the leaderboard with Jim Furyk in the Transitions Championship. Goosen is No. 52 in the world ranking, […]

March 18, 2012 | Posted in Pro Sports | Tagged ,

Sports briefs: Olympian to share running techniques

Local runners can learn from a master — 2004 Olympian Grant Robison — at a free clinic at 7:15 p.m. Thursday at Fleet Feet Sports, 615 Second St. in downtown Davis. To RSVP for a seat, call (530) 758-6453. Running fast, more efficiently and injury-free is what runners strive for, a news release said. With […]

March 18, 2012 | Posted in Adult Amateur | Tagged ,

DHS volleyball squad falters against Pleasant Valley

The Davis High boys volleyball team started Friday night with all sorts of intensity and focus, easily winning the opening game against Pleasant Valley. However, the Blue Devils couldn’t maintain the pace and slowly unraveled as the visiting Vikings escaped with a 12-25, 25-21, 25-19, 25-20 nonleague win at The Cage. “We came out in […]

March 18, 2012 | Posted in Blue Devils | Tagged ,

DHS girls rain goals on Northgate

Facing Northgate on Friday night, the Davis High girls lacrosse team figured the best way to deal with the driving rain was to take control of the game early. The Blue Devils did just that, taking a large lead midway through the first half then hanging on to defeat the Broncos, 17-7, in a Bay […]

March 18, 2012 | Posted in Blue Devils | Tagged ,

A Rose blooms in the field of Blue Devil track

hur·dle (hûrdl) — An obstacle or difficulty to be overcome. So says the American Heritage Dictionary. And so understands the Davis High track triad of coaches Spencer Elliott and Jonathan Defty and their brightly shining pupil Rose Stephens. With each passing day, the Blue Devil hurdler literally steps closer to team and personal goals, while […]

March 18, 2012 | Posted in Blue Devils | Tagged ,

Neither rain nor wind keep Devils from appointed rounds

The Battle for the Spade was a wet, breezy exhibition of mind over weather as Davis High sloshed and huddled its way to a track-and-field victory over Woodland on Friday at Ron & Mary Brown Stadium. The Blue Devil boys rolled past the Wolves, 57-25, while the girls prevailed, 47-26. It was an afternoon of […]

March 18, 2012 | Posted in Blue Devils | Tagged ,

Sharks stop Nashville in a shootout

SAN JOSE — Ryane Clowe scored in a shootout and Antti Niemi came up with a big save to give the San Jose Sharks a 2-1 victory over the Nashville Predators on Thursday. Joe Thornton also scored for the Sharks, who ended a three-game home losing streak and drew within one point of Colorado for […]

March 16, 2012 | Posted in Pro Sports | Tagged ,

Beavers dam UCD women

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Though the outcome was not what they wanted, it was fitting that this quartet of UC Davis senior women would end their basketball careers in the Women’s National Invitational Tournament. It was the third straight postseason appearance for Kasey Riecks, Lauren Juric, Samantha Meggison and Hana Asano, and fourth in five years […]

March 16, 2012 | Posted in Aggies | Tagged ,

Cajandig carries DHS over Oak Ridge

On a chilly Thursday night, the Davis High girls lacrosse team needed an extra spark to get going. Junior Ceci Cajandig was that fire starter. Cajandig scored five goals as the Blue Devils overcame an early deficit to beat Oak Ridge, 15-9, at Ron & Mary Brown Stadium. “It doesn’t matter who she plays against. […]

March 16, 2012 | Posted in Blue Devils | Tagged ,

Hard to say goodbye to this Aggie team

In the spirit of Bobby Burns’ “Auld Lang Syne,” it was with pride (and more than a touch of sadness) that a group of Aggie fans on Thursday gathered to pay what turned out to be final respects to the 2012 edition of UC Davis women’s basketball. Packing tables in the back section of The […]

March 16, 2012 | Posted in Aggies | Tagged ,

UCD softball powers past Virginia

Kelly Zboralske had a pinch-hit grand slam, one of four home runs the UC Davis softball team hit on Thursday in an 11-5 win over Virginia at the Judi Garman Classic in Fullerton. In their second game of the day, the Aggies (10-18) fell to No. 3 Washington, 14-1. On fire at the plate against […]

March 16, 2012 | Posted in Aggies | Tagged ,

Harrington jumps out to a big lead over Watney and others

PALM HARBOR, Fla.— Padraig Harrington knew he was playing better golf than his scores indicated. He just wasn’t expecting the lowest official score of his life, a 10-under 61 to set the course record Thursday in the Transitions Championship. The great round pushed Harrington away from the pack, which includes Davis High graduate Nick Watney. […]

March 16, 2012 | Posted in Blue Devils | Tagged ,