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Skujins speeds to a Stage 3 win at Tour of California

SAN JOSE — Latvian Tom Skujins pedaled to a surprising mountain stage win by more than a minute and took the lead Tuesday in the Tour of California. The 23-year-old began Stage 3 in 95th position and trailed previous race leader Mark Cavendish of Britain by 42 seconds. Skujins completed the hilly 105.7-mile road stage in […]

Pro baseball roundup: Pence helps Cats to comeback win

WEST SACRAMENTO — The Sacramento River Cats came back from a three-run deficit Monday to beat the Albuquerque Isotopes, 5-4, on Juan Perez’s walk-off double. San Francisco Giants star Hunter Pence, with the Cats on a rehab stint, had a hit and scored twice to help Sacramento take the series finale at Raley Field. The River Cats got […]

Tour de Davis

The Tour of California — the country’s largest cycling race — rolled through Davis during its first stage on Sunday. Mark Cavendish, a 25-time Tour de France stage winner from Britain, captured that stage, then took Stage 2 on Monday to hold on to his overall lead.

Majors roundup: Inouye, Antony, Szeder team up on a DLL two-hitter

Jason Inouye, Carson Szeder and Joby Antony combined on a two-hitter as the Orioles cruised to a 10-0 weekend victory in a Davis Little League Majors-division contest against the A’s. Meanwhile, Zachary DeWit drove in four runs during his 2-for-2 performance. Szeder homered and singled, scoring twice. Antony struck out six and doubled and drove in a […]

That was McCray-Cray: Devils beat Rocklin late

Coming to the plate with score tied and the bases loaded in the last inning of a playoff game, Davis High senior Quentin McCray was essentially stepping into the fantasy of every kid who grows up playing baseball. McCray turned that fantasy into a dream come true on Monday evening, sending a 1-1 pitch into the left-field […]

AAA roundup: Double power leads Davis Little League Angels’ offense

Hawker Hechtl, Joe McIntyre, Ben Riely, Brooks Ochoa, Jacob Tujo and Teo Honda-Scully had solid pitching outings as five doubles paced the Angel offense in a 7-2 victory over the AAA-division Cardinals. The Davis Little League contest featured two-baggers by McIntyre, Jack Anderson, Riely, Hawker and Honda-Scully. Ochoa and Riely also smacked triples, with Riely driving home […]

Devils rip Rams to set up semifinal match against Jesuit

The wind was certainly whipping on Monday at the Davis High Tennis Complex, but that didn’t seem to trouble the Blue Devil boys tennis team. DHS put on another dominant showing at its home court, trouncing visiting St. Mary’s, 9-0, in a Sac-Joaquin Section quarterfinal match. The win set up a semifinal contest against rival Jesuit, which will […]

Sports briefs: DHS/St. Francis playoff soccer matchup set for 6:30 p.m.

The Davis High girls will continue their quest for a Sac-Joaquin Section soccer title on Wednesday when they host St. Francis in a tournament semifinal match. The start time of that game has been officially announced at 6:30 p.m. DHS field hockey Davis High coach Sandie Huckins and her staff will host a field hockey clinic/spring […]

Lipson’s big game isn’t enough for UCD baseball team

Senior Tino Lipson went 3-for-4 on the day while freshman teammate Brad Pluschkell added a pair of hits, but the rest of the UC Davis lineup managed just three hits total in a 3-1 baseball loss to CSUN on Sunday at Dobbins Stadium. In a game that was scoreless through five innings, the Aggies (28-21-1) […]

Giants/A’s roundup: Marlins get to Mad Bum to win in S.F.

SAN FRANCISCO — Marcell Ozuna homered off Madison Bumgarner in a three-run fourth inning and the Miami Marlins beat the San Francisco Giants 6-2 on Saturday night. Jeff Baker and Adeiny Hechavarria added RBI doubles in the fourth and Donovan Solano hit a two-run double in the eighth to help the Marlins win for the […]

Republic get back to winning ways at Bonney

SACRAMENTO — A year after finishing as a USL MVP runner-up, Sacramento’s Rodrigo Lopez is making his case to take home the award in 2015. It was Lopez’s goal and assist — his sixth goal of the season to go with three helpers — that was the difference in putting the Republic FC (5-4) back […]

UCD roundup: Aggie softball squad has trouble in paradise

HONOLULU — It wasn’t the way the UC Davis softball team wanted to go out — that was clear by a final-inning rally — but Hawaii beat the Aggies, 7-1, in Saturday’s season finale, completing a three-game sweep. With that result — plus 10-5 and 13-1 losses on Friday at Rainbow Wahine Softball Stadium — […]

Record-setting weekend for UCD baseballers

UC Davis senior Nick Lynch went 4-for-5 — two of them doubles to set a school career record and tie a Big West Conference single-season mark — in Saturday’s 10-2 win over CSUN while Zach Stone set a new Aggie saves benchmark in Friday’s 5-3 victory at Dobbins Stadium. UCD (28-20-1, 7-10 Big West Conference) send 13 […]

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