UCD BRIEFS: Aggie women tie CSUB

Allison Kelly scored a goal in the 12th minute of play, to help the UC Davis womenÕs soccer team earn a 1-1 tie with Cal State Bakersfield on Friday at the Aggie Soccer Field in the home opener for the Aggies. Despite the 1-1 tie, there was no shortage of opportunities to score, as UCD […]

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Varsity Fall Classic goes well, just not for DHS

It was a tale of two Saturdays for Davis High girls volleyball coach Leigh Whitmire. As the coordinator of one of the regionÕs most visible prep tournaments, Whitmire was delighted how her 16-team Varsity Fall Classic unfolded on the DHS campus. Ask her how the Blue Devils played, well, thatÕs a different story. In going […]

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Aggies’ Aprile shows off his versatility

Enterprise staff writer Nick Aprile played quarterback at Escalon High School in Fresno, but when he came to UC Davis, he was converted to defensive back. That all changed, the week before last yearÕs game against Southern Utah, when the Aggie coaching staff installed their version of the Wildcat offense Ñ they call it the […]

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UCD’s Wright is more comfortable in Game 2

Enterprise staff writer UC Davis redshirt freshman Randy WrightÕs first game behind center didnÕt go exactly how he would have liked as he completed only 8-of-22 throws for 57 yards. That contest, however, was against Cal, a Football Bowl Subdivision team. Facing Portland State on Saturday Ñ which, like the Aggies, competes in the Football […]

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Vikings edge Aggies in shootout

Enterprise staff writer UC Davis head coach Bob Biggs knew what Portland State quarterback Connor Kavanaugh could do. Before SaturdayÕs game, Biggs said that one of the keys for his defense was preventing Kavanaugh from tucking the ball and picking up first downs with his feet. Though they knew what they had to do, the […]

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JV Devils score big

SACRAMENTO Ñ Showing a balanced attack, the Davis High junior varsity football team topped Sacramento on the road Saturday, 35-6. After trailing 6-0 early on a 62-yard interception return, a seven-yard run by Hayden Duer and two scampers by tailback Kevin Sorensen in the second period gave the Blue Devils a 21-6 halftime lead. Later, […]

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DHS BRIEFS: Late goal pushes Marin past Devils

SAN RAFAEL Ñ With less than two minutes remaining on Friday, Davis High allowed a goal on a keeper clear and Marin Academy came away with a 2-1 boys soccer victory. ÒItÕs disappointing because (we) were pretty much equal teams,Ó Blue Devil coach Ashley Yudin said. ÒThose are the kind of games that I like […]

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Blue Devils can’t slay Dragons

Enterprise staff writer SACRAMENTO Ñ After a disappointing 27-13 loss at Sacramento High on Saturday afternoon, Davis High football players will be dreaming in red and yellow through the weekend. Red, while thinking about the handful of failed chances inside the Red Zone. Yellow, for the nine penalties for 75 yards Ñ two of which […]

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UCD should win by two touchdowns at home

Enterprise columnist This weekÕs picks are as follows: CAL over COLORADO … for the second week in a row the Bears face an opponent coached by a former Aggie offensive star. This is a do-or-die year for the BuffsÕ Dan Hawkins, whose club showed promise last week in routing Colorado State. STANFORD over UCLA … […]

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DHS takes out Menlo in tourney warm-up

When the Davis High girls water polo team defeated Menlo, 15-3, on Thursday, it got more than just its second victory of the season. The Blue Devils also got a jump on the field at the St. Francis Moutainview Tournament. ThatÕs because DHS opens the event today with a rematch against the same Menlo team […]

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DHS girls get their first victory

As they prepare to host the Varsity Fall Classic girls volleyball tournament on Saturday, the Davis High Blue Devils didnÕt want to look past ThursdayÕs match against Edison. They didnÕt. Instead, DHS was dominant for three of the four game to win its first regular season match of the season, 25-8, 20-25, 25-8, 25-9. ÒIt […]

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2007 DHS girls are still going strong

Enterprise columnist The impact from Davis HighÕs 2007 Sac-Joaquin Section-winning girls soccer team still resonates on college pitches. Casey Volk, a junior midfielder with Cal State Fullerton, is one of 11 players named to the College Soccer360.com Primetime Performers list after being honored as Big West Conference Offensive Player of the Week. Her goal against […]

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Devils are looking to improve on win over Armijo

Enterprise staff writer Each week, itÕs expected that every sports team will get better. After a convincing 31-6 victory over Armijo in FridayÕs season opener, Davis High coach Steve Smyte was pleased, but cautious. He knew there was room for improvement Ñ and expected it in practice this week. ÒWe just have to keep getting […]

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Aggies open home slate against Vikings

Enterprise staff writer SaturdayÕs contest between UC Davis and Portland State at Aggie Stadium features two football teams in similar situations. Both squads are coming off blowout losses to Pacific-10 schools in their season-openers Ñ the Aggies fell 52-3 to Cal and the Vikings were beaten 54-9 by Arizona State Ñ and are not only […]

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