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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Davis fights through pain; wins in Fresno

CLOVIS — This one was for Scott. “We’re really proud of the team,” Davis High baseball coach Dan Ariola said after his heavy-hearted Blue Devils opened the Fresno Easter Classic with a 5-0 win over North (Bakersfield) on Monday. Senior Alec Miramontes pitched a complete-game, two-hit shutout as Davis High tried to take a step […]

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Blue Devil boys put it all together against Yuba City

Head coach Julie Crawford could see a different look in her players’ eyes even before the Davis High boys volleyball team took the court on Monday against Yuba City. With that competitive mindset, the Blue Devils had little trouble getting past Yuba City, 25-9, 25-10, 25-16, at the DHS gym. “We came out really competitive […]

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Berkeley is no match for DHS girls lacrosse

It’s physics 101. An object in motion will remain in motion, unless acted upon by another force. Facing the Davis High girls lacrosse team on Monday at Ron & Mary Brown Stadium, Berkeley was not that force. The Blue Devils obliterated the Yellow Jackets, 21-9, improving to an 11-3 overall record (6-0 in Bay Shore […]

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DLL Dodgers use all their tools in sweep

The Dodgers of the Davis Little League 13-14 division used their bats, then their gloves and arms in sweeping two games last week. First, in a 5-1 victory over Vacaville Central on Thursday, Davis followed the three-hit pitching of Walter Bolle. Bolle also doubled, singled and walked in four plate appearances. Ian Miramontes pitched a […]

High-octane offense highlights DLL majors play

Another busy week in Davis Little League majors-division play saw some close games and high-octane offense as the weather continued to cooperate with the schedulemakers. Here’s a recap of recent action … Brewers 10, Cubs 6 — Birthday boy Tyler Babcock went 2-for-2, as did Paul Buhlman as winning pitcher Dan Shuman combined on the […]