Prospective triathletes welcome at Davis Madcows meeting

New to triathlons? Been tri-ing for awhile? Come check out the Davis Madcows Triathlon Team. The group will host its annual season kickoff and new member information night from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday in the back meeting room at Sudwerk Brewery and Restaurant, 2001 Second St. in Davis. “This is a great way to […]

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Cal to play South Florida on Wednesday

The California men’s basketball team (24-9) received its 17th invitation to the NCAA Tournament and will face South Florida in a first-round game at 6 p.m. on Wednesday in Dayton, Ohio. The winner will be seeded 12th in the Midwest Region and face No. 5 seed Temple Friday in Nashville, Tenn. The selection into the […]

March 13, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Sharks snap skid in Edmonton

EDMONTON, Alberta — Oilers coach Tom Renney unloaded on his players after what he felt was a lackadaisical effort against San Jose. Logan Couture scored a tiebreaking goal early in the third period and the Sharks snapped a five-game slide with a 3-2 victory at Edmonton on Monday night. The usually calm and collected Renney […]

March 13, 2012 | Posted in Pro Sports | Tagged ,

UCD women get new life in WNIT

Disappointment flowed for the UC Davis women’s basketball team last week after falling to Pacific in the first round of the Big West Conference Tournament. But on Monday, relief was spelled W-N-I-T. When the field for the Women’s National Invitation Tournament was announced late Monday, the Aggies heard their name called for a Thursday first-round […]

March 13, 2012 | Posted in Aggies | Tagged ,

UCD roundup: Aggies explode for 24 goals in win

Junior Anna Geissbuhler scored five goals with four assists while four other UC Davis players had hat tricks in the Aggies’ 24-10 women’s lacrosse victory over Long Island on Sunday at Aggie Stadium. UCD’s gaudy scoring total tied a school record for goals in a single game and the Aggies evened their record at 3-3. […]

March 13, 2012 | Posted in Aggies | Tagged ,

Sports briefs: Park takes junior mogul title

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. — Davis’ 14-year-old Anna Park won the gold medal at last weekend’s Junior National Freestyle Ski Championships. On her way to Italy later this month for Junior World Freestyle competition as a member of the U.S. team, the Harper Junior High ninth-grader battled through five rounds of duals to capture the crown. […]

March 13, 2012 | Posted in Blue Devils | Tagged ,

Blue Devils go through paces in 3-0 win at Wood

VACAVILLE — When you’re the team everybody wants to beat, even when you top a formidable opponent 3-0, it raises eyebrows. Only three goals? Just 18 shots? Only three corner kicks? Lofty statistics for most other girls soccer squads … But this is Davis High. The defending Sac-Joaquin Section champion Blue Devils traveled to Will […]

March 13, 2012 | Posted in Blue Devils | Tagged ,

DHS boys lacrosse team gets past Campolindo

The Davis High boys lacrosse team continued its brilliant early-season play on Saturday in a 13-9 win over Campolindo at Ron & Mary Brown Stadium. After a tight first period, the Blue Devils opened things up in the second quarter by outscoring the Cougars 5-0, then hung on for the victory to improve to 4-0. […]

March 13, 2012 | Posted in Blue Devils | Tagged ,

Briner brings it as Aggies blank Seattle

Two days after his teammate Dayne Quist shut down Seattle, it was UC Davis pitcher Tom Briner’s turn on Sunday as the right-hander tossed the first shutout of his career to lead the Aggie baseball team over Seattle, 3-0, at Dobbins Stadium. Briner — who had been out of action since being struck in the […]

March 13, 2012 | Posted in Aggies | Tagged ,

Vela no-hits ISU, but UCD falls to Sac State

After completing a dominating weekend for the UC Davis softball team in the circle, freshman pitcher Justine Vela was named the Big West Pitcher of the Week on Monday. Vela capped her incredible four-game performance at the Aggie Stampede II by pitching a no-hitter on Sunday as the Aggies defeated Idaho State, 5-0. Later that […]

March 13, 2012 | Posted in Aggies | Tagged ,

Davis Little Leaguers get under way

The festivities were held under perfect spring skies Saturday as the Davis Little League’s season began with a gala Opening Day. More than 1,500 players, coaches, volunteers, fans and family members jammed the DLL complex for a celebration that featured words of encouragement from league President Steve Olney, a welcome from Mayor Joe Krovoza, music […]

March 13, 2012 | Posted in Youth | Tagged ,

DHS lacrosse roundup: Devil girls beat Troubadours in an OT thriller

Down three goals with three minutes left in regulation, the Davis High girls lacrosse team saw no reason to panic on Friday night at St. Francis. After all, the contest wasn’t exactly a defensive battle. In fact, the Blue Devils quickly tied the score — with Kelly Chuck’s goal sending the game into overtime — […]

March 11, 2012 | Posted in Blue Devils | Tagged ,

Sharks shut down by Coyotes

GLENDALE, Ariz. — Mike Smith stopped 42 shots and Mikkel Boedker and Michael Stone scored second-period goals and the Phoenix Coyotes defeated the San Jose Sharks, 3-0, on Saturday. Antti Niemi made 26 saves for San Jose, which has lost five straight and seven of its past eight games. The Sharks have 75 points and […]

March 11, 2012 | Posted in Pro Sports | Tagged ,

Sports briefs: Aggies get track season started

Senior Sarah Sumpter dominated the field to lead a 1-2-3 UC Davis sweep in the women’s 5,000 meters that highlighted the Aggies’ performance at the Aggie Open, their season-opening track and field meet at the Woody Wilson Track on Saturday. Sumpter was one of five individuals to pick up an event victory for the the […]

March 10, 2012 | Posted in Aggies | Tagged ,