Youth lacrosse: Knights win battle with Gladiators

The Davis Knights’ U15 boys lacrosse team defeated the Elk Grove Gladiators, 9-6, on Sunday. In the first half, Davis took control as Emory Filmer led the scoring with two goals, while Issiah West and Yared Haile each had one. Still, the Knights clung to a 4-3 lead at intermission. Haile won the second-half face-off, […]

Youth soccer: Royal Arsenal takes down Boca in U14 boys action

The Royal Arsenal, a U14 boys soccer team, beat Boca, 2-1. Matt Cheung scored first for Davis off an assist from Francis Avoce, then Elgin Lovell scored in the second half, ensuring the win. Boca played hard, but could not get past defenders Daniel Perez, Chris Marelich, Matt Rowen and Thomas Lloyd. Keeper Javi Nieves had […]

Lincecum, Burrell lead Giants past Mets

NEW YORK — With a boisterous bunch of orange-and-black clad fans in the crowd and weather conditions similar to home, Tim Lincecum knew the formula was right for a special night. He sure provided one. Lincecum struck out 12 to surpass Christy Mathewson for most double-digit strikeout games in Giants history and Pat Burrell hit […]

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Setoguchi’s hat trick lifts Sharks in OT

DETROIT — Devin Setoguchi scored 9:21 into overtime to finish a hat trick, and the San Jose Sharks took a commanding 3-0 lead over the Detroit Red Wings in the Western Conference semifinals with a 4-3 win Wednesday night. “You need people to step up,” Sharks coach Todd McLellan said. “He’s got a tremendous trigger.” […]

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Youth roundup: Diamonds show Flower Power

Davis Diamonds saw some of its gymnasts blossom  in the Junior Olympics Flower Power meet on Sunday, a final test before Xcel State Championships. Attempting level 6 in competition for the first time, Davis’ Kate Miller, Isabella Franke, Aubrey Lee-Smith, Kalysta Holder and Cordelia Hsiao each confirmed their ability with individual successes. Miller had one […]

Forgettable day for River Cats

Sacramento’s two-game winning streak came to a screeching halt on Wednesday. Facing Salt Lake at Raley Field, the River Cats committed four errors and allowed five unearned runs in an 8-1 loss. Shortstop Eric Sogard knocked in Shane Peterson to give the Cats their only run of the game, but Sogard, right fielder Adam Heether, […]

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Blue Devils knocked from national perch

Better today than next week. Using a stifling defense that bullied Davis High’s offensive force Anna Maria Gilbertson, Franklin came to town and knocked off the nation’s top-ranked girls soccer team, 1-0, on Tuesday. Wildcat Taytana Garrett scored the game’s only goal off a picture-perfect pass from Lauren Aldana with 2:13 remaining in the contest. […]

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DHS boys show seniority in lacrosse win

Off they go. Austin Barden to Chico State University. Dillard Brown, headed off to Santa Monica Community College. Cal Poly, meet Craig Snipes. Raider Johnson Jr., make your way across the Causeway to Sacramento City College. Congrats, UC Berkeley: You managed to woo Spencer Woo. A ceremonial Senior Night for the Davis High boys lacrosse […]

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Scottish Games are back this weekend

The 135th annual Scottish Games return this weekend to the Yolo County Fairgrounds in Woodland, with athletic competitions, dancing, history, art, food, live music and, of course, bagpipers. The games will run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the fairgrounds, 1125 East St. In the Scottish tradition, Saturday night there will […]

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Pro baseball: Recker stays hot to lead first-place Cats

WEST SACRAMENTO — Anthony Recker hit the go-ahead single to score Adrian Cardenas in the eighth inning as Sacramento topped Salt Lake, 2-0, on Tuesday at Raley Field. Recker, who is hitting .348 for the River Cats, extended his hitting streak to seven games with a 2-for-2 performance that included a double and two walks. […]

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Devils pass first tennis playoff test

With both teams missing a few players for AP tests, the Davis High boys tennis team still took care of business in the first round of the Sac-Joaquin Section playoffs. Though the Blue Devils defeated Folsom comfortably, 8-1, the day was highlighted by a couple of exciting matches at No, 4 and No. 5 singles. […]

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Sports briefs: DHS boys volleyball squad gets past Herd

The famous sports cliché says it’s not whether you win or lose, but how you play the game. The Davis High boys volleyball team, however, will happily take Tuesday’s win at Elk Grove. “We served well,” said Blue Devil coach Julie Crawford. “But we actually didn’t play as well as we did (last week) in […]

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Mustangs are the latest softball squad to fall to playoff-bound DHS

After Davis High’s 14-0 mercy-rule softball win over Monterey Trail on Tuesday at home, the only thing left to decide in the Delta Valley Conference is the ranking of the three playoff-bound teams at the top. With games at Elk Grove on Thursday and home against Franklin on Senior Day (May 10), the Blue Devils […]

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Nobody can slow DHS JV and freshman baseball team

Bouncing Laguna Creek around twice last week ran the Davis High junior varsity baseball record to 17-2 overall and a perfect 8-0 in the Delta Valley Conference. Winning 6-2 at the Cardinals’ home, the Blue Devils took a 2-0 lead in the third inning when, with two outs, Joe Murray walked, Chris Daunt and Grant […]

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