Nothing cheesy about Devils’ win

No wonder Catholic Memorial of Waukesha, Wis., and Davis High played under the lights Tuesday night at Yudin Field. It was a heavyweight match between two Ready For Prime Time soccer schools. When the grass was done flying, DHS’ Midwestern visitors couldn’t overcome early adversity and dropped a 2-0 decision to the nation’s No. 1 […]

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Lots of innings for Devils in Fresno

FRESNO — It’s tough enough to avoid burning up a pitching staff during a tournament, but when your baseball team plays TWO EXTRA-INNING games in a six-hour period, arms get worn out quickly. Despite the 17 innings on Tuesday, Davis High won and tied ball games in the Fresno Easter Classic. Playing an early game […]

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Giants score early at Coors, then hold on for a win

DENVER — Facing San Francisco’s remarkable rotation is doubly difficult when the Giants are staked to a big, early lead like they’ve been the last two nights at Coors Field. Jonathan Sanchez gave up two hits over 6 1/3 innings one night after Tim Lincecum flirted with a no-hitter and the Giants beat Colorado, 6-3, […]

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River Cats lose to Aces

The hits kept coming on Tuesday in Reno as Sacramento opened a series against the Aces. But not enough of the hits came off the River Cat bats as Reno posted a 13-6 victory. Gary Daley (1-1) started and took the loss for Sacramento, allowing six runs — five earned — in four innings of […]

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UCD women defend Big West golf title as Kim takes first

RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA — The UC Davis women’s golf team didn’t just win its second straight title at the Big West Championships, which ended on Tuesday. It came to the Tijeras Creek Golf Club, saw individual and team tournament records fall, and conquered the rest of the field. Senior Alice Kim was on fire for three […]

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Late offense lifts DHS boys lacrosse

Carson Stone has been squeezing out extra possessions for the Davis High boys lacrosse team all season by being nearly unbeatable on face-offs. With time winding down on Tuesday and his squad trailing at Campolindo, each face-off was basically a must-win for Stone, and he delivered. The junior won 10 of 11 face-offs, including his […]

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Sports briefs: Kalush’s big game not enough to carry UCD past Cal

For the first 6 1/2 innings of Tuesday’s baseball game at Cal, it was all UC Davis as Scott Kalush was hitting and Harry Stanwyck was lights out on the mound. Kalush hit his first career home run — a solo shot in the top of the seventh for the only run of the game […]

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JV swimmers fall to powerful Rio Americano

SACRAMENTO — Swimming powerhouse Rio Americano managed junior varsity wins over visiting Davis High last week — the girls winning 120-48 and the boys edging the Blue Devils, 82-80. Andrew Block, Garrett Fisk and Graham Fullerton led the way for DHS in the squeaky Rio victory. Block won the 200 individual medley (2:19.53) and 100 […]

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Devil of a time for JV girls soccer opponents

The Davis High junior varsity girls soccer team cruised to a 5-0 victory at Grant last week, then hammered Laguna Creek, 10-0, in Elk Grove. The Pacers were no match for the Blue Devil attack as Kalani Ratnasiri continued her scoring streak with two well-taken finishes off assists from Natalie Silver and Makenzie DeLaughder. DHS’ […]

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LAX junior varsity teams perfect during week

Davis High’s girls junior varsity lacrosse team ran its record to 8-5 after beating Bishop O’Dowd on Friday and Berkeley on Monday. The wins put the Blue Devils on a six-game winning streak. In stopping O’Dowd, 13-7, at Ron & Mary Brown Stadium, the locals stepped up while playing without Natalie Serdahl and Lani Chang […]

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Frosh baseball Devils roll over Woodland twice

The Davis High freshman baseball team kept rolling along with two mercy-rule victories over Woodland High last week. The Blue Devils first traveled to Woodland, where hurler Matt Trask pitched a one-hit shutout and fanned eight without a walk in a 14-0 victory. The DHS fireworks started in the third when hits by Nick Pohl, […]

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Scott Heinig: that smile, his influence will live on

Close your eyes. His smile stays with you … As the community tries to come to grips with the death of 22-year-old Scott Heinig, those who knew him best promise his memory will live on — while those lives he touched will always be better for the popular student-athlete’s brief stay. “He always made you […]

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Homers support Lincecum’s strong outing

DENVER — Tim Lincecum and the San Francisco Giants sure weren’t complaining about the humidor Monday night. “Not at all,” said Lincecum, the two-time Cy Young Award winner who took a no-hitter into the seventh inning at Coors Field in San Francisco’s 8-1 rout of the Colorado Rockies. Spotted an early eight-run cushion thanks to […]

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Cats score last to win a back-and-forth game in Tacoma

Sacramento used a sixth-inning home run from catcher Josh Donaldson to tie the game on Monday, then an RBI single from Adrian Cardenas in the seventh to complete a sweep in Tacoma with a 7-6 win over the Rainiers. In a back-and-forth contest, Tacoma went ahead 4-1 early, the River Cats came back to take […]

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