DAM wins third national hour-swim title

For the third consecutive year, Davis Aquatic Masters won top honors in the One-Hour Swim National Championship. In the competition, participants swim as many yards as possible in an hour during January. The team with the highest total number of yards wins the championship. This year, 340 DAM members swam a total of 1.185 million […]

Warzecka to step down as head of UCD athletics

Whether delivering the good news — like Friday’s hiring of former Sacramento Kings player Jim Les as UC Davis’ new men’s basketball coach — or the bad news — the university’s gut-wrenching decision to drop four sports last April — Greg Warzecka has been the face of Aggie athletics for the past 16 years. On […]

JV/Frosh roundup: DHS soccer girls unbeaten for third year

For the third straight season, the Davis High girls junior varsity soccer team completed an undefeated campaign. With wins over Franklin and University high schools, the Blue Devils finished 19-0-2. Avenging an earlier 2-2 tie with FHS, Davis prevailed 5-2 in the Delta Valley Conference finale at Yudin Field on May 3. The Blue Devils […]

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Devil baseballers finish strong at all levels

It was another good week for Davis High junior varsity baseball, as the Blue Devils swept Elk Grove 14-1 and 8-7. The rout on the road was scoreless after two innings, but DHS tallied twice when Joe Murray opened the third with a hit. A couple of outs later, Grant Dickerson walked, Reid Blankinship singled […]

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Miramontes gets the first of two must-wins

Davis High baseball fans love it when Miramontes is being a smart Alec. On Monday — without much command of his off-speed pitches — Alec Miramontes was really intelligent, thinking his way through a 4-3 win over visiting Franklin. It was the first of two contests with the Wildcats that will end the Delta Valley […]

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Sports briefs: UCD men to be the 10th seed at NCAA regional

The UC Davis men’s golf team has been seeded 10th for the Arizona Regional of the 2011 NCAA Division I Men’s Golf Championship, being contested at the Omni Tucson National Golf Course in Tucson, Ariz., beginning May 19. The Aggies earned an automatic bid to the event by winning the Big West Conference Championships last […]

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Cahill keeps winning as A’s stop Rangers

ARLINGTON, Texas — Trevor Cahill is making it so routine to pitch impressively for the Oakland Athletics that manager Bob Geren has come to expect these kind of performances. Cahill did it again Monday night with seven strong innings for his sixth consecutive victory to start the season in a 7-2 victory over the Texas […]

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DHS boys advance to Masters golf tourney with a solid D1 North effort

Score another one for the Davis High boys golf team in a season-long competition against the Anemoi, the greek gods of wind. After facing gusty conditions throughout the spring, the Blue Devils held steady against the wind again on Monday at Paradise Golf Course in Fairfield, taking second place at the Division I North Tournament. […]

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Blue Jays sneak past AAA Mariners, 4-3

Jackson Satterlund and Owen Schwab combined to pitch a strong game as the AAA Blue Jays of the Davis Little League snuck past the Mariners, 4-3, in well-played contest last week. Schwab went 2-for-3 at the plate and Paolo Gonzales, Mac Gray and Hank Schaaf added key hits. Jason Sanchez was clutch at first base. […]

Devils cruise into boys tennis semis, where a tough matchup awaits

For Davis High, Monday’s boys tennis match against St.Mary’s at the Community Park Tennis Complex was the equivalent of digging through the last layers of soft dirt before hitting bedrock. The Blue Devils won every match to easily get past the Rams, 9-0, but will now face Oak Ridge on Wednesday in what DHS coach […]

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Easton, Watts power Orioles by Red Sox, 7-4

Jonah Watts and Ben Easton hit home runs as the majors-division Orioles topped the Red Sox, 7-4, Sunday in a thrilling Davis Little League outing. All the scoring happened in the first three innings as Christian Lien pitched the final three frames, allowing but one hit and striking out seven for the winners. Chris Roque […]

Cats cap off a sweep with a big win

Sacramento starter Travis Banwart threw seven scoreless innings as the River Cats shut out Colorado Springs, 9-0, on Monday afternoon at Raley Field. The Cats (21-11) held the Sky Sox (13-19) to five total runs as the locals recorded a four-game sweep. On Monday, Banwart allowed three hits and one walk while striking out seven. […]

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Aggie Idol: from Gaga to crazy surprises

Details What: Aggie Idol competition among UC Davis student-athletes, to benefit Team Davis, a Special Olympics program When: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday Where: Freeborn Hall, UC Davis Tickets: $8 in advance, available at the Freeborn Hall ticket office, online at http://www.tickets.com or by calling (530) 752-1915; $10 at the door Picture this in your mind … […]

Locals have close DLL junior encounters

The Davis Dodgers continued their strong play with a 12-6 victory over the local Athletics in Davis Junior Little League action last week. The Dodgers jumped on top 7-0 in the first two innings, then withstood rally after rally by the A’s to prevail. Helped by an inside-the-park home run by Nate Curtis, Adam Siegel […]

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