Aggies welcome back Biggest Little Rivalry

There’s are warm, fuzzy feeling about the recent announcement that UC Davis and Nevada will renew gridiron pleasantries. On the field, the football games — scheduled for 2013 and 2015 in Reno — could be the usual knock-down, drag-out battles of old. The Wolfpack holds a 27-21-3 edge over the Aggies in a rivalry that […]

October 04, 2011 | Posted in Aggies | Tagged ,

Elise Winbrock: A Davis soccer lifer

It might be hard to find someone who knows more about the city of Davis than UC Davis women’s soccer midfielder Elise Winbrock. Or, at the very least, someone who knows more about the city’s soccer fields. The reason? Because Winbrock is a Davis soccer lifer. The 21-year old began her pitch career in the […]

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Saddle up, boys. Devils are about to ride through the DVC

Davis High football fans know their favorite team is much improved from the past three seasons, but the story of just how good this Blue Devil squad is will begin to unfold with the opening of Delta Valley Conference play this week. When Franklin visits Ron & Mary Brown Stadium on Friday, major test No. […]

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Blue football teams fare well on the road at Folsom

FOLSOM — The Davis Junior Blue Devil Junior Pee Wees’ Blue squad is proving to be unstoppable as it rolled past Folsom Vista, 30-6, Saturday. “I am really proud of these young guys,” coach Scott Carrell said afterward. “We have 18 first-year players out of our (22-kid roster) and they are really starting to gel.” […]

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Pee Wee Whites stay unbeaten, top Jesuit

The Junior Blue Devils Pee White team remained undefeated by stopping visiting Jesuit, 19-6, on Saturday at Ron & Mary Brown Stadium. The Marauders, long known as a football powerhouse in the Sacramento area, had a difficult time finding opportunities against an enthusiastic Blue Devil defense. Led by Kel Williams, Sebastian Tamayo, Payne Barksdale and […]

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Montana State defeats Sac State 31-21

BOZEMAN, Mont. — DeNarius McGhee and Elvis Akpla were in sync Saturday. McGhee connected with Akpla on two long scoring passes, including a school-record 95-yarder, to lead Montana State to 31-21 win over Sacramento State. Trailing 7-3 in the second quarter, McGhee scrambled from his own end zone before hitting Akpla in stride for the […]

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North Dakota State jumps six spots in poll after Minnesota upset

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The North Dakota State football team jumped six spots in this week’s Football Championship Subdivision coaches’ poll, after upsetting higher-level Minnesota 37-24 over the weekend. NDSU (3-0) is tied with Wofford at No. 6. North Dakota and South Dakota are moving in the opposite direction in the poll. USD dropped one […]

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DHS cross country heats up in cool weather

After weeks of training in the heat, the Davis High School boys and girls cross country teams weren’t sure what to expect in terms of results at Saturday’s Yolo County Championships. The first piece of good news for the team was the cool and overcast weather as they arrived at the vineyards of Muller Ranch. […]

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UCD men’s soccer edges UC Riverside

Matt Wiesenfarth scored less than a minute after kickoff and the UC Davis defense held off 11 shots from UC Riverside to claim a 1-0 Big West Conference win on Saturday at Aggie Soccer Field. UCD snapped a four-game losing streak and moved to 3-5-2 overall and 1-1 in Big West action. UCR (6-3-1, 1-1) […]

Mandatory meeting for prospective DHS boys basketball players

A mandatory meeting is planned Wednesday for parents of Davis High school freshman, junior varsity and varsity boys basketball players regarding tryouts, from 7 to 7:30 p.m. in Room A-5 at DHS, 315 W. 14th St. Room A-5 is adjacent to the Veterans’ Memorial Center parking lot. The purpose of the meeting is to receive […]

Aggie women net tie with No. 19 UCI

Allison Kelly and Annacy Wilson each scored equalizing goals on Friday afternoon as UC Davis battled back from goal deficits twice to tie No. 19 UC Irvine 2-2 in a Big West Conference women’s soccer match at Aggie Soccer Field. It was the conference opener for both teams. UCI is the defending Big West champion […]

UCD men’s water polo edges Pomona-Pitzer

LONG BEACH — Sophomore attacker Bernie Rogers netted a goal with 20 seconds remaining to break an 8-8 tie and lead the No. 9 UC Davis men’s water polo team to a 9-8 win over Pomona-Pitzer during the first day of action at the SoCal Invitational at Long Beach State’s Campus Pool on Saturday. The […]

What bye week? Devilville busy preparing for league

While Davis High football players got this weekend, thanks to no game on Friday, the coaching staff continued to burn the midnight oil. After an abbreviated Friday workout, the DHS coaches were off to a Junior Blue Devils youth tackle football mixer, then went to Franklin to watch the league-foe Wildcats top visiting Tracy. Saturday, […]

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New era in DHS girls basketball: commitment, fun

There is no dwelling on last season by residents of the Lady Blue Devil basketball world. Despite a 21-7 record, an unbeaten Delta Valley Conference campaign and a playoff appearance, 2010-11 was a winter of upheaval. Davis High had its basketball coach removed in the middle of his sixth season. Factions developed within player ranks. […]

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