UCD women ready for Anaheim, UCR

Was the Aggies’ fourth-place finish in the Big West Conference a disappointment? UC Davis women’s basketball coach Sandy Simpson redirects the question: “It just shows how many good teams — and good coaches — there are in this league.” Are his Aggies, the preseason favorites to take the conference crown, on any sort of mission […]

Davis Little League opens Saturday

There’s that bat bag leaning in the bedroom corner, ready to be sorted of old water bottles. Recycle last year’s cleats, which lasted only one season thanks to growth spurts. The smell of freshly cut grass and hot dogs cooking hangs in the spring air. All these hint of only one thing — Davis Little […]

Youth roundup: 13 DWPC players picked for national selection camp

Thirteen Davis Water Polo Club athletes were recently selected to attend USA Water Polo’s national teams selection camp to be held in May. The selection process is part of the USA Water Polo Olympic Development Program and the players were selected from more than 100 athletes in each age division competing in the Pacific Regional […]

Youth soccer: Canaries fly past Concord

The Davis Canaries, a U19 girls soccer team, scored a pair of first-half goals then hung on for a 2-0 win at Concord on Saturday. Linda Wogulis scored the Canaries’ first goal off a pass from Miriam Bell. Then a short time later, Gretchen Huston set up Bell for the second and last score of […]

Marleau scores in OT to lift Sharks

SAN JOSE — San Jose finally got its sputtering power play going, but it took an overtime goal from one of its fastest and most reliable players to get the Sharks back on track. Patrick Marleau is used to this type of stuff. Marleau scored on a 2-on-1 breakaway goal with 1:36 left in the […]

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UCD women win big over Irvine in first round

Southern California, here they come! Playing its first home playoff contest since 1999, the fourth-seeded UC Davis women’s basketball team roared by No. 5 UC Irvine, 72-45, on Tuesday night in a Big West Conference tournament first-round game in front of an energetic crowd of 889 fans. The Aggies were all smiles after running all […]

Sports briefs: DHS lacrosse teams fall on the road

NOVATO — The Davis High boys lacrosse team has been able to count on pretty solid performances from its defense so far this season. But youth and inexperience has hurt most on the offensive end for the Blue Devils, who lost 12-2 on Tuesday at Novato. Sophomore stud Mikie Schlosser scored the two goals and […]

Blue Devils win close one, run baseball record to 2-0

It was everything Davis High coach Dan Ariola wanted from an early-season game … A close contest against a playoff-caliber team. Adversity from the first inning on. Several game-on-the-line situations. “This was a huge win,” Ariola said after watching his Blue Devils hand visiting Vacaville its first loss of the spring, 4-3, on Tuesday at […]

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UCD roundup: Kim leads Aggies to a win in Fresno

FRESNO — If the LPGA tour starts playing a bunch of its events in Fresno, the members of the UC Davis women’s golf team probably would be some of the richest golfers in the world. Over the past two days, the 18th-ranked Aggies dominated at the Fresno State Lexus Classic, winning the tournament for the […]

Turay’s Wolf Pack edges UCD baseball squad

It hasn’t been a great start to the season for Nevada and its junior catcher, Davis High graduate Mike Turay. But as is often the case, a little home cooking went a long way. Turay, who came into his hometown with just one hit in eight 2011 at-bats, went 3-for-3 and knocked in two runs […]

Devil girls Stagger Delta Kings, 10-0

STOCKTON — Amos Alonzo Stagg High was named after one of America’s pioneers of football — the kind with goalposts, yard markers and touchdowns. Stagg, had he ever seen this spring’s edition of the Davis High girls soccer team, might have signaled his approval and asked the Blue Devils’ Allen Carlson, “What kind of offense […]

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DAM fights cancer as it swims across America

There’s a map of America in the window at Civic Center Pool that shows it all. It contains a red line stretching from Davis to Ocean City, Md., which represents about 3,000 miles and $25,000. The distance and amount reflect Davis Aquatic Masters’ goal as part of the Swim Across America, the latest in a […]

Vonn closes gap on Riesch in overall title race

For as good of a showing as Lindsey Vonn had over the weekend, she realizes that winning a fourth straight World Cup overall title remains a long shot. The optimistic side of Vonn thinks the crown is still possible after making up a staggering 100 points on leader and good friend Maria Riesch of Germany. […]

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Spring Sports Preview 2011

When the calendar hits March, it means spring sports competition begins at Davis High. With record turnouts for most sports, Blue Devil teams are in the mix to win league championships in girls soccer, boys tennis, both swimming divisions, lacrosse (boys and girls), both track-and-field teams and softball, thanks to a veteran roster. Baseball, boys […]

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