Blue Devils soccer boys tough — this time — on turf

OK. Fine. It was a blowout. And rarely do 8-0 soccer games prove anything. But when the Davis High boys rolled past visiting Monterey Trail on Tuesday, there were some positives to be pulled from the Delta Valley Conference victory. The sprinkles of Monday — and the threat of rain on game day — caused […]

October 05, 2011 | Posted in Blue Devils | Tagged ,

JV roundup: Devil boys go 3-2 in the Jesuit pool

After getting a forfeit win early in the tournament, the Davis High boys junior varsity water polo team split its next four games in last weekend’s Jesuit JV Invitational. In the Blue Devils’ 8-5 victory over Granite Bay, Patrick Cajandig scored twice and Gabriel Leal, Harrison Bier, Chad Prizmich, Alex Borowsky, Zach Anderson and Jesus […]

October 05, 2011 | Posted in Blue Devils | Tagged ,

Greiner Athlete of the Week (10/5/11): DHS distance runner Jack Scranton

Coming from an Air Force family, Davis High’s Jack Scranton knows a thing or two about speed. The junior cross country runner has brought that knowledge to the Blue Devils this season, showing it off on Saturday when he won the Yolo County Championships — a meet hosted by DHS and the high schools in […]

October 05, 2011 | Posted in Blue Devils | Tagged ,

Jason Fisk: a fierce competitor, a fine man

Pay tribute What: Davis High School Hall of Fame induction ceremony and dinner When: Saturday; 6 p.m. reception, 7 p.m. dinner and awards Where: Freeborn Hall, UC Davis Tickets: $55 each; call (530) 756-3679 or visit Only the best high school football players earn scholarships to play in college. And if that college is Stanford, the player […]

October 05, 2011 | Posted in Blue Devils | Tagged ,

Conference newcomers may have second thoughts

THERE’S NO PLACE LIKE HOME … under the “What were they thinking?” banner we can put the football programs at Nebraska, Texas A&M, Utah and Colorado … those four have been headliners in the rush to leave a long-established conference for supposedly greener pastures … Utah, which thought it could immediately move into contention in […]

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An all-around positive night for DHS field hockey

There’s no better way to find a cure for what ails you than to literally Play4theCure. That’s what the Davis High field hockey team learned on a rainy Monday evening at Ron & Mary Brown Stadium. Wearing pink and using the game to raise money for breast cancer research and awareness, the Blue Devils saw […]

October 04, 2011 | Posted in Blue Devils | Tagged ,

Sports briefs: UCD’s Lewis leads locals at Windy City golf tournament

Freshman Blair Lewis fired a 1-over 73 in Monday’s second round — UC Davis’ top individual performance of the day — as the No. 11 Aggie women’s golf team finished the first two rounds of the Windy City Collegiate Championship in 11th place. UCD had scores of 305 and 299 and is 28-over 604 going […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

October 04, 2011 | Posted in Aggies | Tagged ,

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. […]

October 04, 2011 | Posted in Blue Devils | Tagged ,

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 […]

October 04, 2011 | Posted in Youth | Tagged ,

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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