Blue Jays rally to nip AAA Athletics, 8-7

The AAA Blue Jays scored twice in the final inning to beat the Athletics, 8-7, on Saturday at the Davis Little League complex. Doubles for Jason Sanchez, Owen Schwab and Lucas Griffiths were key. Schwab had two RBI. Singles by Jackson Satterlund and Luke Schwedler helped in the win. Roland Watts and Schwab pitched well. […]

Dodgers perfect in junior Little League play

The Dodgers of the Davis Junior Little League rolled through last week with a 3-0 record, scoring 40 runs in the process. A 16-run fifth inning closed out visiting Esparto April 25. Walter Bolle went 3-for-5 with a triple, Will Arthur scored three runs, Tyler Powell walked twice, singled and score twice, and Dean Boswell […]

Aggies hold off Matadors to finish third in Big West

SANTA BARBARA — Sophomores Jessica Dunn and Carmen Eggert each scored two goals to lead fifth-seeded UC Davis to a 9-7 win over second-seeded Cal State Northridge in the third-place game of the Big West Conference women’s water polo tournament. The game was played Sunday afternoon at UC Santa Barbara’s Campus Pool. The Aggies, ranked […]

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Holmes tosses a complete game in softball win

RIVERSIDE — Alex Holmes scattered seven hits in a complete-game win, as the UC Davis softball team scored three runs in the the third and held on for a 3-2 win over UC Riverside on Sunday at the Amy S. Harrison Softball Field The Aggies had four hits and three extra-base hits in the three-run […]

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Aggies sweep series with 8-4 win over Matadors

Led by a 2-for-3 performance from David Popkins, the UC Davis baseball team scored at least one run in each of the first six innings to take an 8-4 Big West Conference win from Cal State Northridge on Sunday at Dobbins Stadium in Davis. The win marked the first series sweep of the year for […]

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Pro briefs: River Cats edge Las Vegas, 5-4

Sacramento’s Josh Donaldson tied the game with a home run in the fourth inning and Jai Miller knocked in three more runs in the fifth with a triple to lead the River Cats past Las Vegas on Saturday, 5-4. The fifth-inning rally gave the Cats a 5-3 lead and the Sacramento bullpen allowed just one […]

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UCD roundup: Aggie women get to Big West semis

SANTA BARBARA — A day after upsetting fourth-seeded Pacific, the UC Davis women’s water polo team was knocked out in the semifinals of the Big West Conference tournament on Saturday. Tenth-ranked and top-seeded UC Irvine went on to Sunday’s title game with a 15-9 win over the 18th-ranked and fifth-seeded Aggies. UCD (19-12) will play […]

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Sports briefs: Klavins and Richardson reach DVC finals

Like the wind that was gusting all day at the Delta Valley Conference doubles championships on Friday at Monterey Trail, Davis High’s Paul Klavins and Russell Richardson blew through the competition on their way to the finals. There, however, the Blue Devil tennis players ran into Franklin’s version of a wind-breaker — a doubles team made […]

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Birthday girl Grim goes deep in DHS victory

For many people, turning 18 means getting the freedom to buy a lottery ticket, vote in the next election, or heck, rent a Porta Potty. For Davis High senior Kaitlyn Grim, it meant leading her team to a softball victory with her first home run at the varsity level. Grim’s titanic shot on her landmark […]

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Kupbens is sharp as Aggies clinch a baseball series

For the arm of UC Davis starting pitcher Anthony Kupbens, Saturday’s baseball game against Cal State  Northridge resembled a grueling marathon. Kupbens pitched eight shutout innings, threw 114 pitches and got five strikeouts in a 6-0 Aggie victory over the Matadors at Dobbins Stadium. “He’s pitched well all year,” said UCD head coach Rex Peters. […]

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Devil boys swimmers peaking at right time?

Timing is everything, especially in swimming, where timing is a double-edged sword. A swimmer’s time is always posted on the board, for all to see, and in prep pool competition, establishing a strong enough time to qualify for section finals is the season-long key. When schools in the Sac-Joaquin Section gather for the championships at […]

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Local girls no match for Delta Valley swimmers

There was no mystery at the Delta Valley Conference girls swim meet on Friday. Alternating with boys events, the Davis High distaffers won their 24th consecutive league crown at Arroyo Pool, topping second-place Laguna Creek, 641-350. Beverly Nguyen, Tara Halsted and Rachel Johnson each captured two individual events, the Devil relay teams swept those three […]

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Off-season? Not for Davis High football program

What off-season? If you don’t think this is prep football season, guess again. This semester, Davis High football players have been surviving a 6:15 a.m. training course, called Zero Period. Some have been in involved in after-school tutoring or a Blue Devil gridiron homework club. There are afternoon weight-room sessions, allowing potential players from the […]

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Watney is six shots back at Zurich

AVONDALE, La. — Bubba Watson made a 4-foot birdie putt on the par-5 18th hole for a 2-under 70 and a share of third-round lead with Webb Simpson on Saturday in the Zurich Classic of New Orleans. Davis High graduate Nick Watney also shot on 70 on Saturday to move into a tie for 21st, […]

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