Blue Devils roll to 28-12 victory over Sacramento

When a team doesn’t play its best football — when it lets penalties get in the way of scoring opportunities — yet still wins, observers believe that’s a sign of a decent program. Introducing your new, improved Davis High Blue Devils … In a 28-12 victory over Sacramento High on Friday, 1,500 DHS fans saw […]

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Jerry Lilliedoll: the driving force at Davis Golf Course

To most golfers, it remains good ol’ Muni. The golf course that resembles the Little Engine That Could has been the home to PGA superstar Nick Watney and countless recreational duffers. Davis Golf Course — as it’s now known — has gone from a threatened facility in the mid-1970s to a lush and affordable venue […]

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Sacramento surges past JV Devils

The good news for the Davis High junior varsity football team is that things can only get better. The bad news is that’s  because the Blue Devils committed four turnovers, surrendered four sacks, and allowed three touchdowns of 45 yards or more on Friday night in a 20-7 loss to Sacramento at Ron & Mary […]

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Secondary is primary to Davis High’s new defense

Who knew these guys would have a defense? After a 2010 season in which Davis High was shredded for an average of 430 yards per game, coaches knew there would be improvements … but this? In a 28-12 victory over Sacramento on Friday, the Blue Devils allowed 134 yards rushing and passing to the Dragons […]

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River Cats go down 2-0

Somewhere, the Sacramento River Cats picked up a particularly bad habit. For the second straight postseason, the Cats began the Pacific Coast League Playoffs by dropping two consecutive road games and putting themselves on the brink of elimination as the come home for the final three first-round contests at Raley Field. Last year, Sacramento battled back […]

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Davis boys find time to beat Rocklin

ROCKLIN — From now on, everybody at Davis High needs to make duplicates of all communication regarding boys soccer. Tuesday’s game at Del Oro was canceled. The Golden Eagles said Blue Devil coach Ashley Yudin didn’t want to play. The veteran DHS mentor has a May 8 email confirming the date. Then on Thursday, the […]

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Aggies see themselves as equals in matchup with Montana State

UC Davis football fans who hear head coach Bob Biggs talk about Saturday’s game at Montana State will start swelling up with Aggie pride. All that is left is for the UCD squad to back up their coach in a hostile Bozeman, Mont., environment against the sixth-ranked team in the Football Championship Subdivision. “My attitude […]

Pac-12 should keep winning in Week 2

It was a rough opening week during which national championship hopes were dashed for fully 50 percent of the teams that took the field. This week’s picks are as follows: CAL over COLORADO … no, this is not a Pac-12 game. Or even a Pac-10 game. It was scheduled before Ralphie and the Buffaloes joined […]

Chapter two in Devil football re-emergence is Friday

Chapter two in the Davis High football re-emergence plays out Friday night as Sacramento High comes to town for a 7:15 p.m. kickoff at Ron & Mary Brown Stadium. Last year’s contest — a 27-13 Blue Devil road loss — marked the beginning of an injury-plagued Misery Mystery Tour for the locals. Then-tailback Courtney Williams […]

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Wouldn’t equal media be nice a thought for prep sports?

I spend too much time on the Internet. Often, the hours get away from me. Just last night, for example, I was doing a little research for an article next week and suddenly it was — gaaaah! — this morning. But last night’s exercise turned into this afternoon’s observation, and eventual suggestion. After talking with […]

Thanks to a national program, trio letters for DHS as equestrians

By Kallie Gregg Last school year, three Davis High students took control of their destinies and did what no other students have done before. The three girls became the first Blue Devils to earn letters as equestrians. The DHS trio — Holly Nuovo, Aleson Laird and Stream Tuss — all achieved varsity status after training […]

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Giants fall behind by seven in NL West

SAN DIEGO — The San Francisco Giants know time is running short on defending their World Series title. Aaron Harang threw seven strong innings and Cameron Maybin had two hits and an RBI as the San Diego Padres dealt a big blow to the Giants’ fading playoff hopes with a 3-1 victory on Wednesday. The […]

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River Cats drop Game 1 in Reno

RENO, Nev. — Angel Berroa homered twice and drove in four runs for Reno on Wednesday as the Aces took a 7-4 victory over the Sacramento River Cats in Game 1 of the Pacific Conference Championship Series at Aces Ballpark. Berroa homered off Cats starter Graham Godfrey in the second and fourth innings to help […]

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