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Hometown hero wins Home Run Derby

CINCINNATI — “The Toddfather” has a new title. Todd Frazier — Little League World Series star, Frank Sinatra aficionado — is baseball’s new King of Swing. The Jersey boy who never seems to get rattled waited until his very last swing — three times, no less — to win the All-Star Home Run Derby in […]

Ritchart goes pro; will play in Japan

After helping the UC Davis men’s basketball team to the most successful season in its Division I history — including its first Big West Conference championship and a trip to the D-I postseason for the first time — swingman Josh Ritchart has signed to play professional hoops in Japan next season for Bambitious Nara. The […]

Strong finish for DHS summer baseballers

By going 2-2 and at last weekend’s tournament in Elk Grove, the Davis High summer baseball team ended its season with its two main goals accomplished. Blue Devil manager Dan Ariola said his guys played well — as proven by a 12-11-1 record — and that he got a good feel for what to expect […]

Five UCD racket standouts — plus team — earn academic awards

SKILLMAN, N.J. — For the third straight season, head coach Bill Maze and his UC Davis women’s team earned all-academic honors from the Intercollegiate Tennis Association. In addition to recognizing the Aggie program as a whole, the ITA also bestowed National Scholar-Athlete awards on UCD players Frederique Sleiffer, Tiffany Pham, Kristy Jorgensen, Layla Sanders and […]

Buckle introduced as new Republic manager

SACRAMENTO — Amid the sweltering heat at Bonney Field, the Sacramento Republic FC held a press conference Monday to introduce Paul Buckle, the second head coach in team history. The Republic hired Buckle last week after Preki shockingly resigned from his post, despite having a seven-year guaranteed contract offer on the table, in order to join a […]

Pro baseball roundup: A’s edge Indians with late runs

CLEVELAND — Billy Butler’s two-run double with the bases loaded broke a tie in the eighth inning and the Oakland Athletics beat the Cleveland Indians, 5-4, on Saturday night. With two outs, Butler lined an 0-1 pitch from Bryan Shaw over first base to snap a 2-all tie. Right fielder Brandon Moss’ throwing error allowed […]

Galaxy II rips Republic

SACRAMENTO — Two quick goals in the first five minutes of the second half created a three-goal deficit that the Sacramento Republic FC could not overcome in a 4-0 loss to the L.A. Galaxy II on Saturday night. In front of a sellout crowd at Bonney Field — in Preki’s last outing as head coach — […]

Two Davis ‘kids’ recalled during All-Star Break

With Major League Baseball’s midsummer classic upon us Tuesday, a couple of former Davis kids came to mind: one a 1939 All Star and one who should have been in 1973. If you’ve been around The Enterprise sports pages long, from time to time you’ve read a little about Babe Ruth’s back-up Myril Hoag and Ron Bryant, […]

Pro-am takes shape, will benefit UCD golf teams

Coming off of seasons in which the UC Davis women’s and men’s teams played top-shelf golf, a key pro-am fundraiser that will support both teams has been announced for Monday, July 27, at El Macero Country Club. The annual benefit outing will be made up of amateur foursomes, each accompanied by a professional. Entry fees are […]

AquaStarz show off: Chicks Who Rock is a success

Several hundred people were in attendance on Friday and Saturday nights as the Davis AquaStarz synchronized swimming team put on their annual show, “Chicks Who Rock,” at Community Pool. Performing to the beat of female artists from different decades and genres, the AquaStarz entertained the crowd with 20 exciting routines.

Aggies announce football game times

An Oct. 3 Big Sky Conference game against perennial power Montana, which will be televised by ROOT Sports beginning at 1 p.m. from Aggie Stadium, highlights the UC Davis home football schedule. Game times for all Aggie home contests were announced Friday and season tickets are on sale now at the UC Davis Ticket Office, which […]

Williams wins Wimbledon for the sixth time

LONDON — When her opponent’s final shot sailed out, Serena Williams wasn’t sure whether the match was over or not. It took a few seconds before the realization sunk in — not only had she won her sixth Wimbledon title, but her bid for another “Serena Slam” was complete. Williams overcame a slow start, eight […]

Vuillermoz takes Tour stage while Froome solidifies overall lead

MUR DE BRETAGNE, France — Vincenzo Nibali is making a patchy start to the defense of his Tour de France title, and if Saturday’s eighth stage is anything to go by it may not get much better in the mountains. Nibali lost another 10 seconds to race leader Chris Froome, the 2013 champion, on the […]

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