A windy win for the DHS boys golfers

Stevison Ranch golf course, 120 miles south of Davis, is tough when the weather is beautiful. On a windy day, it takes an extremely mentally tough golfer to play the course well. Davis High boys coach Karl Ronning has a team full of those type of golfers, which is why the Blue Devils ignored the […]

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DHS softball team blows past Inderkum, 12-2

NATOMAS — Yes, Virginia, there IS a softball season … And if Davis High’s performance to start the “second half” is any indication, these Blue Devils could be playing deep into the postseason playoffs. Having not played since March 12, thanks to Mother Nature, DHS came out swinging in a 12-2 victory over Inderkum on […]

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Blue Devils get back on track at Stanford Invitational

Two missed meets due to rain had the Davis High track team athletes eager to compete, and it showed at the Stanford Invitational on Friday and Saturday. A small contingent of field event and runners qualified for this prestigious meet, which draws athletes from all over California and several other states. Despite rain throughout much […]

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UCD wins nightcap in San Jose

SAN JOSE —  With Anthony Kupbens on the mound for UC Davis in the second contest of a Monday doubleheader against San Jose, just matching the amount of runs they had scored in a 5-2 Game 1 loss would have given the Aggies a enough to win. UCD, however, exploded to score a season-high nine […]

Giants take opener of Bay Bridge exhibition series

SAN FRANCISCO — Aubrey Huff showed off the power stroke that made him San Francisco’s home run leader last year. Matt Cain, well, he was just his usual solid self. Cain walked off the mound to a standing ovation from an adoring crowd that hasn’t seen the San Francisco Giants play at home since their […]

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Stanford women charge into the Final Four

SPOKANE, Wash. — Nnemkadi Ogwumike knows nothing but going to the Final Four since arriving at Stanford. Little sister Chiney is coming along for the ride this time. Nnemkadi Ogwumike dominated the inside with 23 points and 11 rebounds, sister Chiney chipped in with 18 points and 15 boards, and Stanford is headed back to […]

Phillips, Ostrom add Cal-Nevada titles for Aggies

CLAREMONT — Senior Thomas Phillips won the men’s 400-meter hurdles title at the Cal-Nevada State Track and Field Championships for the second time in his career while sophomore Ethan Ostrom won the pole vault, as UCD finished competition at the meet Sunday with two more titles. The Aggie women were led Sunday by senior Ugo […]

Davis Little League gets in two games

Davis Little Leaguers snuck in two majors-division games last week as rain washed out the remainder of the action. Brewers 13, Red Sox 8: In a slugfest, Bo Van Court, Luke Maffly, Tyler Brown and Dan Shuman all had two hits and Lev Ferris-Goldberg’s shut-down pitching gave the National League Brewers the edge. Strong defense […]

Sports briefs: Dunning to help DHS boys break the record

As the sport of lacrosse grows throughout the West Coast, one hotbed of its activity seems to be right here in our own back yard. With both Davis High girls and boys competing at a high level in the Bay Shore Athletic League, attendance grows as the newly renovated Ron & Mary Brown Stadium. Come […]

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UCD women down Montana, 6-1, in tennis

The No. 60 UC Davis tennis team got back in the win column by making quick work of Montana, defeating the Grizzlies 6-1 on Sunday at the Marya Welch Tennis Center. The Aggies took the doubles point and went on to win five consecutive singles matches in straight sets to earn their first victory as […]

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Santana helps UCD split at Aggie Stampede

The UC Davis softball team salvaged a pair of games at the Aggie Stampede after a rainy weekend, splitting on Sunday after a 1-0 loss to Oregon State and 6-0 win over St. Mary’s at La Rue Field. After the Aggies had just three hits in the first game, Elizabeth Santana sparked the offense in […]

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No. 15 UCD falls to top-ranked Cardinal in water polo

Despite two goals each from utility Jessica Dunn, attacker Carmen Eggert and center Alicia Began, 15th-ranked UC Davis was unable to overcome an early deficit Sunday, falling to No. 1 Stanford, 12-6, in women’s collegiate water polo action at Schaal Aquatics Center. The Aggies move to 16-7 for the year. The Cardinal stay unbeaten at […]

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Hoffmire, Mirza lead UCD to lacrosse victory

BROOKLYN, N.Y. — Senior Gina Hoffmire and sophomore Hannah Mirza each scored six goals to boost UC Davis to a 22-11 win over Long Island in nonconference women’s collegiate lacrosse action at LIU Field Sunday afternoon. The Aggies improve to 9-2 for the season. The Blackbirds remain winless at 0-8. The 22 goals marks a […]

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UCD roundup: Aggies perform in the pool with three victories

BAKERSFIELD — Freshman Hannah Curran and redshirt freshman Becca Smith each tallied hat tricks on Saturday as the 15th-ranked UC Davis women’s water polo team won three games over the past two days. After defeating Fresno Pacific, 18-6, on Friday, behind two goals each from Curran and Smith, the Aggies (16-6) picked up wins over […]