Devils follow their own sign to bash Cardinals

Before Tuesday’s game against Laguna Creek, the Davis High softball team hung a banner in the dugout reading “Team Manifesto: Don’t play down to other teams.”  As the 11-1 victory over the Cardinals that followed clearly showed, other teams are going to have to start playing up to compete with the Blue Devils. After allowing […]

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Kings play spoiler against former coach

HOUSTON — Rick Adelman’s former team hurt the playoff hopes of his current one. Marcus Thornton and Samuel Dalembert scored 21 points apiece, Dalembert and DeMarcus Cousins each grabbed 15 rebounds and the Sacramento Kings hurt Houston’s playoff hopes with a 104-101 win over the Rockets on Tuesday night. Tyreke Evans scored 18 points and […]

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A’s lose a wild game in Toronto

TORONTO — Oakland manager Bob Geren knows what really beat the Athletics: sloppy defense. Yunel Escobar hit a game-ending two-run homer in the 10th inning, lifting the Toronto Blue Jays to a 7-6 victory over the Athletics on Tuesday night. Oakland made two errors and misplayed another potential out in a pivotal four-run sixth as the […]

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Adams leads Texas A&M to an NCAA women’s title

INDIANAPOLIS — Scoring, rebounding, even making a key steal, Danielle Adams saved her best game for the biggest stage and brought Texas A&M its first national championship. Adams scored 22 of her 30 points in a dominating second half and answered the Fighting Irish basket for basket Tuesday night to help Texas A&M bring a […]

Padres send Giants to 1-4

SAN DIEGO — Aaron Harang couldn’t have asked for a better debut with his hometown San Diego Padres. Harang threw six strong innings, while getting out of a few jams, and the Padres won their home opener, 3-1, on Tuesday against the skidding San Francisco Giants. The big right-hander said he felt like he did […]

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Sports briefs: Raber and Graham help Aggies take fourth

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Top-10 finishes by Austin Graham, Tyler Raber were enough to send the UC Davis men’s golf team to an impressive fourth-place finish after Tuesday’s final round of the Wyoming Cowboy Classic. Graham posted a third-round score of 68 to finish at 5-under and take fourth overall, while Raber, a Davis High graduate, […]

DHS boys ride the wind to a win

Last week, when the Davis High boys golf team battled very windy conditions to take first in its final tune-up before the Delta Valley Conference schedule, head coach Karl Ronning knew the experience would pay dividends down the road. Welcome to down the road … Led by a resurgent performance from Jordan Baroody and a […]

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Cheerleader program returns to Junior Blue Devils

The Davis Junior Blue Devils cheer program is returning to the gridiron. Ever wonder what a terrific stepping stone it would be to lead the cheers at the junior varsity or varsity levels at Davis High or beyond at college? For kids 6 to 14 years old, bringing the noise and energy at a youth […]

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Thunder comes to Davis freshman bats

After a 17-day layoff, the Blue Devil freshman baseball squad jumped right into league play, going 2-1 last week. The Blue Devils got the week off to a great start by beating Pioneer 11-1. Blue Devil ace Matt Trask was dominant, giving up only one hit. Davis pounded out 15 hits as Trey Golston, Kaysey […]

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Girls JV lacrosse rolls through recent week

The junior varsity girls lacrosse team blazed through last week as the Blue Devils came up with three wins. On March 29, Davis topped Bishop O’Dowd, 19-9. Good possession off the draw helped Lucy Hass score four goals, Eliana Jolkovsky three, Maia Polis three and Lani Chang two. Anna Perry, Rachel Smith, Lydia Gegan, Genny Bennet, […]

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Davis bedevils JV diamond opponents

Two mercy-rule victories and a stunning comeback win over Jesuit highlighted a perfect 3-0 week for the Davis High junior varsity baseball team.

 On March 29 at Raley Field, the Blue Devils rallied from down 7-0 to beat the Marauders 8-7 in a game shortened to six innings due to time constraints. Jesuit scored seven […]

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Sharks beat L.A. Kings to clinch Pacific

SAN JOSE — There was little celebrating for the San Jose Sharks after another convincing clincher as they know they still have so much more to accomplish to make this season truly a success. Joe Thornton had a goal and an assist to give him 999 career points and help the Sharks clinch their fourth […]

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DHS continues to play well as Cards fall

Another day at the baseball office for Davis High … Following the 11-strikeout pitching of ace Ben Eckels, the Blue Devils used eight timely hits in stopping visiting Laguna Creek, 7-0, on Monday afternoon. Josh Cosio — DHS’ leading hitter — went 2-for-3 with a triple and scored his squad’s first run to start off […]

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UCD baseball comes back from Reno empty-handed

RENO — Davis High graduate Mike Turay singled and scored to start a fourth-inning rally to help Nevada take control of a 7-4  baseball victory over UC Davis on Monday at Peccole Park in Reno. After scoring a run in the third, and tacking on three more in the big fourth inning, the Wolf Pack (8-16) never […]