No tears from Devils for injury-plagued Grant

Taking Grant for granted is foolhardy. Limping into Friday’s Delta Valley Conference football game with Davis High, the Pacers have seen a shaky (for them) fall in which no fewer than 12 starters have missed time due to injury. Last year’s DVC Player of the Year Terry Shine, a quarterback, has missed four games with […]

October 20, 2011 | Posted in Blue Devils | Tagged ,

Raiders get Palmer from Cincinnati

ALAMEDA — Carson Palmer went to bed a retired football player resigned to the fact that the Cincinnati Bengals would never grant his wish to be traded. He woke up to a text message early Tuesday morning telling him to fly to Oakland to complete a trade with the Raiders, who are counting on Palmer […]

October 19, 2011 | Posted in Pro Sports | Tagged ,

Aggies hope to ride momentum into Great West opener

The UC Davis and South Dakota football teams have taken different paths to their Great West Conference matchup on Saturday, both on their seasonlong journeys and in their most recent steps. Despite struggling to a 2-4 overall record over the past seven weeks, the Aggies come into their league opener having just played their best […]

October 19, 2011 | Posted in Aggies | Tagged ,

Laguna Creek comes from behind to top Devil JV

ELK GROVE  — “We’ve got to figure out how to finish games,” Davis High junior varsity coach Mike Satre said Friday night. “We played a lot better than we have been early. I thought we had this one.” So did the 800 in attendance at Elk Grove-Laguna Creek Community Stadium. But it was not to […]

October 19, 2011 | Posted in Blue Devils | Tagged ,

Devils have four of a kind for their football future

They are the faces of Davis High’s football future. Four sophomores — Bailey Murray, Winfred Roberson, C.K. Hicks and Brendan MacDonald — have stood tall as the Blue Devils try to regain their place in the regional gridiron hierarchy. Second-year DHS coach Steve Smyte has been busting buttons, he’s so proud of how his young quartet […]

October 19, 2011 | Posted in Blue Devils | Tagged ,

DHS boys outshoot Laguna Creek 33-0 in soccer win

So, coach, did you accomplish what you wanted to? “Yes,” came the response from veteran soccer mentor Ashley Yudin after his Davis High boys breezed past visiting Laguna Creek, 6-0, on Tuesday. Were you satisfied with the style of play? “Yes,” Yudin answered. It was another day at the office for the 13-1-4 Blue Devil […]

October 19, 2011 | Posted in Blue Devils | Tagged ,

JV/frosh roundup: DHS freshman need faster football starts

Davis High freshman football coach Derek Brothers has two contests remaining to try and rally his troops to get it going early in games. Brothers says his Blue Devils are working on starting faster while he plugs in new troops at positions left empty by the call-ups of a handful of seasoned players. Trying to […]

October 19, 2011 | Posted in Blue Devils | Tagged ,

Blue Devil soccer boys go to 18-1 at JV level

Special to The Enterprise In three consecutive home games, the dominance of the Davis High junior varsity boys soccer team continued with three rugged wins. On Oct. 11, the Blue Devils snuck past Franklin, 2-0, in a game of possession and skilled distribution. Last Wednesday, DHS took down Jesuit Red, 3-2, giving the locals a […]

October 19, 2011 | Posted in Blue Devils | Tagged ,

Hansen hits a 68 as UCD men take 12th

Matt Hansen shot a 68 in a steady final round that featured four birdies, improving on his second-round score by six strokes as the UC Davis men’s golf team finished 12th overall at the Alister MacKenzie Invitational in Fairfax. The Aggies finished at 3-over 855 after Tuesday’s final round to edge 36th-ranked Colorado by a […]

October 19, 2011 | Posted in Aggies | Tagged ,

Guinard tops Pham as Devils blank Laguna Creek

Davis High’s girls were expecting an easy team victory on Tuesday when they hosted Laguna Creek for a Delta Valley Conference tennis match. That’s how DVC matches usually go for the Blue Devils. But with the Cardinals featuring defending Sac-Joaquin Section Individual champion Tiffany Pham at No. 1 singles, DHS was comfortable not to win […]

October 19, 2011 | Posted in Blue Devils | Tagged ,

Greiner Athlete of the Week (10/19/11): DHS golfer Ji Hye Lee

After breaking 90 and finishing in the top five individually at each of the first three Delta Valley Conference girls golf tournaments this fall — including a first-place medal on Sept. 26 — Davis High’s Ji Hye Lee still wasn’t satisfied. So on Monday, the sophomore shot her best round of the league season, needing […]

October 19, 2011 | Posted in Blue Devils | Tagged ,

Blue Devil girls dominate the DVC field

This article originally ran on Sept. 27. “This was a fantastic start,” Davis High girls golf coach Amanda Ryan said after her team won the first Delta Valley Conference tournament by 84 shots. “We are really looking forward to the next three (DVC) tournaments and hopefully some postseason tournaments. If we keep playing like this, […]

September 27, 2011 | Posted in Blue Devils | Tagged ,

Davis girls fall back with DVC loss

As Yogi Berra would say, “It’s déjà vu all over again.” A week after dropping a five-game home match against Monterey Trail, the Davis High girls volleyball team repeated the unfortunate result on Monday against Franklin. The Mustangs and Wildcats are the Blue Devils’ two most powerful Delta Valley Conference opponents, and with only a […]

October 18, 2011 | Posted in Blue Devils | Tagged ,

Sports briefs: DHS girls officially win DVC

When it won the first Delta Valley Conference tournament by a staggering 84 shots, the Davis High girls golf team pretty much made the next three league events into one long formality before the Blue Devils could claim the DVC title. The exercise ended on Monday with another impressive performance by DHS in the fourth […]

October 18, 2011 | Posted in Aggies | Tagged ,