UCD tries to figure out Jags

Enterprise staff writer The numbers South Alabama has put up over the past two years are impressive. In winning all 13 games theyÕve played, the Jaguars are averaging 46.4 points and 437.4 total yards per game, while allowing opponents only 5.5 points and 214.1 yards each contest. But the competition South Alabama, a second-year program, […]

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AggiesÕ plan falls short against UCSB

Enterprise staff writer Scoring opportunities are always going to be limited against a quality soccer team, so when they come, they canÕt be squandered. Despite successfully executing its plan to counterattack on Wednesday against visiting UC Santa Barbara, the UC Davis men were unable to make the most of their six shots. The Aggies held […]

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DHS girls get a win in Yuba City

Sarah Riesenberg led the Davis High field hockey team to a 4-1 win with a hat trick on Wednesday at Yuba City, as the Blue Devils moved closer to breaking the programÕs all-time scoring record. With the victory, DHS is now 10-1 in Eastern Athletic League play, heading into a key matchup at Chico today. […]

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Blue Devils believe in miracles

Enterprise staff writer If Davis High beats football powerhouse Grant on Friday, what will they name the movie? ÒInvictus,Ó ÒLittle GiantsÓ and ÒMiracleÓ are taken. But stranger things have happened and Ñ despite a 1-6 record, thin roster and key injuries Ñ the Blue Devils have proved to be a group of young men who […]

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JV football beats Cardinals

Enterprise correspondent Just a week after being shredded for 35 points and sending versatile Grant Dickerson to the varsity team, the Davis High junior varsity football teamÕs defense roared back to life, making decisive plays in a 14-7 win over Laguna Creek at Homecoming last Friday. ÒWell, when our backs are to the wall, despite […]

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JV ROUNDUP: Devils take road to perfection

The Davis High junior varsity boys soccer squad was unbeaten in three away games last week, outscoring its opponents 10-1. In defeating Franklin High (4-1), Grant (3-0) and Vacaville (3-0), the Blue Devils have now vanquished their opposition by a total score of 59-16 this fall. The impressive week started on Oct. 12 in Elk […]

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BRIEFS: Devils smash Laguna Creek

If the final week of regular season play is an indication of how the playoffs will go, the Davis High girls tennis team is looking good so far. Facing Laguna Creek on Tuesday in their second-to-last contest before the Delta Valley Conference championships, the Blue Devils dropped just one match and defeated the Cardinals, 8-1. […]

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DHS boys score late to edge Cardinals

The Davis High boys soccer team has been outplaying its Delta Valley Conference opponents for the past few weeks by a fairly large margin, but the scores havenÕt always reflected the Blue DevilsÕ dominance. Such was the case again Tuesday, as DHS had enough shots on goal Ñ and played strong enough defense ÑÊto blow […]

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Players-turned-coaches guide UCD

Enterprise staff writer Tim Plough hosted Sean Creadick on his recruiting visit to UC Davis in 2005, and the pair spent two years as teammates for the Aggies. Fast-forward to 2010 and the relationship between the now former teammates has changed, not because they wanted it to but because it was necessary. Creadick is a […]

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Blue Devils face their toughest test Friday

Enterprise staff writer Good luck. Sputtering along at 1-6 in a football season peppered with key injuries, Davis High has been trying to close ranks and win the little battles. Suddenly, deep in the Delta Valley Conference schedule, the Blue Devils come face-to-face with the whole Roman Empire this Friday. On the road at Grant […]

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Blue Devils are brigade mates

Two Davis High School and UC Davis graduates crossed paths half a world away, in Iraq, as members of the 4th Stryker Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division. President Obama designated this brigade, based at Fort Lewis, Wash., as the last combat brigade to leave Iraq. U.S. Army Capt. Jason Smith, the son of Richard and Linda […]

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BRIEFS: UCDÕs goalkeeper honored

Freshman goalkeeper Omar Zeenni was named the Big West Conference Defensive Player of the Week, it was announced Monday by the conference office. Zeenni concluded the week with two shutout victories after UC Davis defeated UC Riverside in overtime by a score of 1-0 Wednesday and took a 1-0 double overtime win over Cal State […]

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Errors doom Devils in loss

ELK GROVE Ñ The Davis High girls volleyball team was unable to capitalize on its chances on Monday, falling to Franklin 25-20, 25-23, 25-15 and dropping into third place in the DeltaValley Conference. ÒWe had chances to win all three games but didnÕt take them,Ó said head coach Leigh Whitmire. ÒThey had a good blocking […]

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DHS looks to tackle problems

Enterprise staff writer There was help with addition of former junior varsity standout Grant Dickerson. Lineman Blair Kittle played one of his most inspired games of 2010. Dane Denkers, used at a handful of positions, continued to do whatever was asked of him. Mix in Brent Martin, Corey Nelson and Nick Jenness, and there was […]

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