UCD women honor seniors, Simpson with win

Saturday’s matchup with UC Irvine could have been UC Davis women’s basketball head coach Sandy Simpson’s last game at The Pavilion, as well as the final home act for seniors Paige Mintun, Heidi Heintz and Anna Harp. But the Aggies refused to let the gravity of the game negatively affect their performance. Instead, UCD coasted […]

UCD men lose another road heartbreaker

RIVERSIDE — Eddie Miller did his best, but he couldn’t pull out a win for the UC Davis men’s basketball team on Saturday, as UC Riverside won a roller coaster ride of a Big West game, 85-81. Miller scored a career-high 35 points — 26 of them in the second half — but the Aggies dropped […]

Grizzlies run away from Kings

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Zach Randolph and the Memphis Grizzlies muscled their way to an important victory. Randolph had 23 points and 12 rebounds, Marc Gasol added 21 points, and the Grizzlies pulled away in the second half for a 120-92 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Saturday night. “That’s the way we play night in […]

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UCD ROUNDUP: Swimmers win MPSF title

LONG BEACH — No one was faster in the pool Saturday than the UCD women, who won the team title at the inaugural Mountain Pacific Sports Federation championship meet. The Aggies racked up 726 points to win their second straight conference title since becoming an official member of Division I. Last season,UCD won the Big […]

‘We want that boys title badly’

Track can be a lonely sport. Rarely does the casual fan see running or field events as a team venture. But at Davis High, track and field is all about the team atmosphere, about pushing each other and understanding what it means to push yourself. Blue Devils head coach Spencer Elliott — a former sprint […]

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BRIEFS: Girls lacrosse camp starts Monday

The Davis Lacrosse Association is offering a spring lacrosse camp for girls of all skill levels in grades three through eight. Beginning this week, the camp will run Mondays and Wednesdays through April 27 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. There are no sessions scheduled for the first week in April. The cost of the program […]

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Devil quartet ‘mat’ters in Stockton

STOCKTON – Almost 500 prep wrestlers — including four seniors from Davis High School — grappled with the odds Friday and Saturday as the Sac-Joaquin Masters Wrestling Championships were conducted in Stockton Arena. While he didn’t advance to the podium, Blue Devil senior Philip Toy went 4-2 during matches in the 32-man, 112-pound division, drawing […]

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Davis girls win St. Mary’s tourney

STOCKTON — Falling back on a brilliant defensive stand by goalie Hannah Gendron, the Davis High girls soccer team stopped St. Mary’s 2-1 on penalty kicks and won the Rams’ California Classic on a frigid Saturday night at Thompson Stadium. After Ram Katie Torres put her team up 1-0, junior netminder Gendron rejected three consecutive […]

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DHS girls in St. Mary’s finals tonight

STOCKTON — After dispatching arch-rival St. Francis this morning, then beating Oak Ridge in a replay of Friday’s monsoon match, Davis High’s girls soccer team will play the host Rams at 7:15 p.m. today for the St. Mary’s Invitational title. The Blue Devils, on goals by Jennie Hawkins and Anna Maria Gilbertson, topped the Trojans, […]

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Riverside is too much for UCD women

They may have been going up against the Highlanders, but the UC Davis women’s basketball team’s quality of play was pretty low on Thursday night. The result was a 74-62 loss to UC Riverside at The Pavilion. To be fair, it wasn’t all bad for the Aggies (18-8, 7-6), who actually outscored the visitors, 43-42, in […]

Aggie fall in double overtime at Irvine

IRVINE — For the second time in two meetings, UC Davis and UC Irvine played a men’s basketball game that needed two extra periods to be decided. On Thursday, there was a lot on the line as the two squads hope to avoid being the last-place team in the Big West and missing the tournament. […]

Aggie swimmers stay on top

LONG BEACH — For the second consecutive day, the UC Davis squad swim its fastest when it matters most. The Aggies set two more school records on Thursday, and achieved four NCAA “B” Consideration Standard times to remain in first place after an outstanding second day of competition at the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Swimming […]

BRIEFS: UCD golfers excel in Auburn

AUBURN — Freshman Daniel Covrig, competing as an individual, won medalist honors with a 7-over 220 to lead three members of the UC Davis men’s golf team who placed in the top five at the William Jessup Spring Classic at The Ridge in Auburn. Covrig opened the tournament with a first-round score of 74, then […]

Young guns like Watney lead the way at Match Play

MARANA, Ariz. — It hasn’t been a bad week for the Americans at this World Golf Championship. They have eight players in the round of 16, the most in five years. The surprise is the list of players. Tiger Woods, Steve Stricker and Jim Furyk were gone after the first round. Phil Mickelson joined them on […]

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