Loss to Grant tooks its toll on Devils

Enterprise staff writer When a 175-pound center goes up against a 355-pound nose tackle, itÕs, well, itÕs just unthinkable. But when Davis HighÕs Lucas Brattesani matched up with GrantÕs Villimi Maolo last Friday, the end result was a wash Ñ of sorts. The scrappy senior limited the Tongan Pacer to five tackles and only two […]

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DHS girls play well in defeat

Even in a loss, there was a lot to like about the Davis High girls volleyball teamÕs performance on Wednesday against Monterey Trail. Gaining confidence as the match went along, the Blue Devils impressed their head coach Leigh Whitmire by playing good defense, being aggressive at the net and serving well. ÒIÕm really proud of […]

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DHS coaches are laying a foundation

Enterprise staff writer ItÕs been an education. ItÕs no secret the coaches in Davis HighÕs football program have had a wealth of college experience. Headmaster Steve Smyte Ñ who, after more than a decade at Boise State and UC Davis, opted to come back and lead his beloved Blue Devils Ñ has instilled a sense […]

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Blue Devils deconstruct Bruins

As the boys water polo season winds down, Davis High is making the most of its final games. The Blue Devils hosted Ponderosa at Arroyo Pool on Wednesday, and blasted the Bruins from start to finish in a 15-4 victory. DHS led 7-0 at the end of one period, was comfortably ahead 11-1 at half […]

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Loss to Grant took its toll on the Devils

Enterprise staff writer When a 175-pound center goes up against a 355-pound nose tackle, itÕs, well, itÕs just unthinkable. But when Davis HighÕs Lucas Brattesani matched up with GrantÕs Villimi Maolo last Friday, the end result was a wash Ñ of sorts. The scrappy senior limited the Pacer Tongan Avalanche to five tackles and only […]

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BRIEFS: DHS runs the hills of Mt. SAC

Team-bonding and a trip to Disneyland were on the agenda when the Davis High cross country teams took a three-day trip to Southern California last weekend, but the Blue Devils also mixed in a little racing. Actually, not much about the Mt. SAC Invitational can be considered little as more than 22,000 athletes competed in […]

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Perfect 3-0 week for JV soccer

Special to The Enterprise OK. This junior varsity soccer team knows how to win. And how! With wins over Laguna Creek (4-0), Monterey Trail (5-0) and arch-rival Jesuit (2-0), Davis HighÕs boys have now outscored opponents 70-16 on the season. The Oct. 19 win over the Cardinals was comfortably earned on goals by Collin Holtz […]

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JV ROUNDUP: Girls polo finishes 28-3

EL DORADO HILLS Ñ While the Davis High varsity girls water polo team points with confidence to next monthÕs Sac-Joaquin Section tournament, the junior varsity program showed itÕs not exactly chopped liver, either. Blowing through foes with a 28-3 record, the Blue Devil JVs captured the Oak Ridge Invitational last weekend. ÒThe group played smart, […]

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DHS boys soccer wins at Elk Grove

With a huge game looming on Thursday and a few players missing due to injury, the Davis High boys soccer team had step up and take care of business on Tuesday at Elk Grove. Getting stronger as the game went along, the Blue Devils did just that in a 5-0 victory over the Thundering Herd. […]

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Herd bring a big offensive line to Davis

Enterprise staff writer With more than 1,700 yards rushing and only 422 passing, the mysterious Elk Grove football team seems like a one-trick pony. Taking a closer look, thereÕs little wonder why the scheme is one-dimensional Ñ Davis HighÕs Friday night opponent sports a massive front line, so why wouldnÕt The Thundering Herd (3-5) keep […]

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DHS tennis is no fan of Pham

ELK GROVE Ñ With the regular season over, the Davis High girls tennis team is looking for any edge it can get for the Sac-Joaquin Section team playoffs, which begin next week. Since the defending section runner-up Blue Devils are not familiar with the teams they are going to face Ñ and donÕt know what […]

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Calling all former Devil basketball players

Enterprise staff writer Heather Bryan, Becca Ferrick, Brandi Foster … even legendary Denise Curry. TheyÕve all being invited. When the Davis High basketball program conducts a series of girls and boys alumni games on Nov. 27 Ñ Thanksgiving weekend Ñ it could be a very special night in local sports history. ÒWeÕve made the call,Ó […]

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Blue Devil freshmen are 4-3

Enterprise correspondent Despite a 13-8 setback to Rio Americano last Thursday, the Davis High freshman football team is showing spark. With a record of 4-3, the frosh have the most wins of all three football programs at DHS this fall. The Blue Devil offense, led by running back Winfred Roberson (797 rushing yards) and quarterback […]

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DHS doesnÕt give an inch in loss to Grant

Enterprise staff writer HereÕs $100. WhoÕs next to contribute to send Steve Smyte to Polynesia for an off-season recruiting trip? Sporting a mostly South Seas feel, the Grant High School offensive and defensive line averaged more than 300 pounds, including heavily recruited nose guard Villimi Moala (340 pounds of active volcano). Davis was overmatched. But […]

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