Kings appease sellout crowd with a victory

SACRAMENTO — One of the NBA’s worst teams this season, the Sacramento Kings seemingly turned back the clock on Monday night to a time when the team played before sellout crowds and rewarded their loyal fans with victories. Marcus Thornton scored 16 of his season-high 29 points in the fourth quarter to help rally the […]

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NBA ROUNDUP: Nuggets keep winning without Melo

DENVER — Nuggets coach George Karl trotted out different lineups until something finally clicked. That will be his plan from here on. With a new cast of characters and the postseason drawing near, Karl doesn’t have time to do anything but adjust on the fly. The reserve tandem of J.R. Smith and Raymond Felton worked […]

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JV/FROSH ROUNDUP: Soccer team wins Woodland tourney again

WOODLAND — The Davis High girls junior varsity soccer team started the 2011 season on a strong note by defending its championship crown for the fourth consecutive season at the Woodland Cal Spring Classic Tournament played last weekend. In the first game, the Blue Devils and Napa were scoreless at the break, but DHS pressured […]

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Communication is key for DHS boys volleyball

Without a lot of experienced players, Davis High boys volleyball coach Julie Crawford has devised a plan in order to get her team up to speed. The idea is to work on getting better at one aspect of the game each time out. On Monday, in the season opener at McClatchy — which is the […]

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DHS boys hope to swim to a title

Nine section titles, 74 individual or relay-team championships and four all-time regional records. The pool legacy of the Davis High boys swim team runs swift and deep. In 2007, the Blue Devils were nipped at the wire by Jesuit — failing by only eight points (270-262) in an attempt to earn that elusive 10th Sac-Joaquin […]

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Teen runs beyond her years

From four wheels down to two wheels, and now on two legs, Davis High sophomore Stephanie Cello has grown up feeling the wind on her face. When Cello was a baby, her parents Kim and Steve ran recreationally, while pushing Stephanie in a stroller. When she was too big for that, the younger Cello rode […]

Spring has sprung for DHS athletics

The scramble for practice time and facilities is in cacophony mode as the first big week of spring sports competition begins at Davis High. Coordinating workout time — and, thanks to the rain, shelter — has been the charge of first-year athletic director Dennis Foster. Getting enough training in to be ready for this week’s […]

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Support Davis Little League at Uncle Vito’s

Community support is what allows Davis Little League to succeed, so community members are invited to visit Uncle Vito’s Slice of New York for pizza, salads and cold brew while supporting DLL on Wednesday, March 9, from 5 to 9 p.m. The restaurant is at Second and E streets in downtown Davis. Guests should print […]

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Timely snowstorms have made this a season to remember for Tahoe resorts

In the advertising world, identifying the appropriate product and developing a marketing scheme behind it is standard procedure. In some respects, ski resorts are just like any other business. They are  selling products and  services to their customer base and promoting them through advertising to further enhance sales. However, the guessing game for the ski […]

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Aggies lose doubleheader at San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO — The UC Davis baseball team dropped a doubleheader against the University of San Francisco on Sunday, falling by scores of 6-2 and 8-4 at Benedetti Diamond in San Francisco. UCD falls to 2-5 on the season while San Francisco improves to 2-5. The Dons scored twice in the second inning to take […]

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Dunn leads Aggies to upset win in water polo

Sophomore attacker Jessica Dunn scored three goals to lead 17th-ranked UC Davis to an 8-5 upset of 13th-ranked Cal State Northridge in the 13th-place game of the UC Irvine Invitational women’s water polo tournament at Corona Del Mar High School on Sunday evening. Dunn also netted a pair of goals as the Aggies clipped former […]

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UCD softball drops final three games at competitive Stanford tourney

STANFORD — The UC Davis softball team scored two runs in the seventh inning but couldn’t complete the comeback in a 5-3 loss to No. 16 Stanford on Sunday in the final game at the Stanford Nike Invitational. The Aggies played a competitive schedule on the weekend, dropping all five games to move to 5-9 […]

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St. Mary’s beats Aggie men in tennis

MORAGA — The UC Davis men’s tennis team dropped a 5-2 nonconference match to St. Mary’s on Saturday at the Timothy Korth Tennis Complex. The Aggies (1-6) won the doubles point after two out of three victories and Nick Lopez took a win at No. 1 singles despite the loss. The Gaels (3-3) had straight-set […]

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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 […]