DHS boys soccer blanks Laguna Creek

ELK GROVE — Ryan Gross scored twice — including once off an assist to himself — as the Davis High School boys soccer team shut out host Laguna Creek, 5-0, in a Delta Valley Conference match Thursday. Tom Nolan opened the scoring in the first half off an assist from Jacob Weiss, and Chris Mulvihill […]

Unique basketball camp comes to Davis Oct. 9

It doesn’t matter how good a basketball coach is — or how state-of-the-art a team’s offense might be — if the players don’t have the hops to get it done on the court, all the planning and teaching will fizzle out. Come Sunday, Oct. 9, a unique hardcourt fundamentals clinic, open to kids from kindergarten […]

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Aggies, Nevada restore old rivalry

UC Davis football is set to restore a historic rivalry with Nevada, a former Far Western Conference foe from 1925 to 1968, as the Aggies will take on the Wolf Pack at Mackay Stadium in the 2013 and 2015 seasons, it was announced by both schools on Wednesday. The first of two games over a […]

Mild-mannered Maxson is super lineman

Just looking at the statistics, UC Davis defensive tackle Jake Maxson’s don’t conjure up images of Superman right away. But watching him make the transition from mild-mannered law intern/college student to unstoppable football player, you might find yourself looking around for a phone booth. Listed at 285 pounds, the fifth-year senior from Visalia is the […]

Snowboard team cleans up cars for cash

The Davis High School snowboard squad is hosting a carwash fundraiser on Sunday, Oct. 9, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Vehicles will be cleaned in the Davis school district’s parking lot at Fifth and B. A $10 donation is requested.

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Don’t run over me if I promise to obey the laws, OK?

I don’t ride bicycles. Rarely have as an adult. Don’t get me wrong. I loved zipping around my town as a youth. In the 1950s, cars weren’t the challenge they’ve become to cyclists. I rode to the beach, out to the airport to watch the planes land, to car dealerships when the new cars came […]

City youth basketball deadline coming up

The city of Davis is taking registration for its Junior Basketball Program.  Many classes are still open but they are filling fast. The program is for third- through sixth-grade grade boys and girls and seventh- to ninth-grade boys. The league starts the week of Jan. 16 and the fee is $110 per child. The deadline for […]

Sign up now for pee wee basketball

The city of Davis is taking registration for its Pee Wee Basketball Program. This program is geared toward first-time players in first and second grades. Basic basketball fundamentals, teamwork, sportsmanship and fun will be emphasized. The classes will be held on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to noon at the Community Gym at Davis High School, […]

MLB roundup: Rays, Cardinal make postseason

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Tampa Bay Rays clinched the AL wild card with a stunning rally on Wednesday, overcoming a late seven-run deficit and then beating the New York Yankees, 8-7, on Evan Longoria’s home run in the 12th inning. The Rays’ win came four minutes after Boston blew a one-run lead in the […]

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Youth aquatics: Aquadarts swim well at Arroyo

Swim teams from all over Northern California joined the Davis Aquadarts at the Davis BB Invitational at Arroyo Pool last weekend. A total of 300 swimmers took the pool, with 183 Aquadarts racing and impressing their coaches with their performances. Both experienced and first-time local competitors raced well. The 11-12 Aquadart boys swept all 17 possible […]

Youth roundup: Two local soccer teams win titles

The Davis AC Milan, a U13 boys soccer team, won the Davis Legacy Premier Cup by playing outstanding team soccer. On Day 1, the locals got past San Juan White, 4-1, and then thrashed the Heritage Blackhawks, 8-0. Isaiah Alba, Cameron Peuse, Jaleel Dmeiri and Jovanni Morales scored against San Juan, with assists from midfielder […]

DHS field hockey squad ready for a win at Play4theCure

After another close loss on Wednesday, the Davis High field hockey team is hoping that wearing pink on Monday will help it get back into the win column. The Blue Devils will host a Play4theCure game that night as River Valley comes to Ron & Mary Brown Stadium. The JV contest is at 5:30 and […]

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Fireworks in the fall? It’s the new Davis football

Last year, Davis High football fans had to wait eight games before the Blue Devils had their ninth play for more than 30 yards. By October, fans were hoping the rest of the season would play out quietly with no further mishaps. As Delta Valley Conference play began, opponents were licking their chops — the […]

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Devils take a break from training to defeat Wildcats

In the midst of a stretch where the Davis High boys water polo team has been practicing hard in preparation for a rugged two weeks at the beginning of next month, Franklin came to town to break up the training schedule. Even with the Blue Devils (10-3) giving their starters much of the day off, […]

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