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Blue Devil O’Keeffe breaks 19-year course record

CONCORD — It was a special day for a special Davis High cross country runner. Fiona O’Keeffe didn’t just outrun the field at Saturday’s De La Salle/Carondelet Invitational, the star senior broke a 19-year-old course record at Newhall Park. O’Keeffe’s first-place 16:41 over the 3 miles put her at the top of the all-time course list, leaping […]

UCD roundup: Aggie men split an eventful day at water polo tourney

Though the 10th-ranked UC Davis men’s water polo team was on the wrong end of a 12-11 thriller in the morning game against No. 9 Pepperdine, the Aggies played well throughout the opening day of the Kap7 NorCal Invitational on Saturday, and finished up with a 20-4 victory over Chapman. Senior two-meter Wes Lincoln and […]

Blue Devil footballers make it two in row

The Davis High defense played so well on Friday night against Edison of Stockton that all the Blue Devil football team needed for its second straight victory was Cole Morse’s two-yard touchdown with five seconds to go in the first quarter. Still, Morse and the rest of the DHS offense decided to get a few […]

Four Scoggins TDs aren’t enough in DHS JV football loss

On plays from scrimmage, Davis High and Edison were closely matched in Friday night’s junior varsity football game at Brown Stadium. But three kickoff return touchdowns by the Stockton-based visitors — and a fumble recovery for a score in the waning moments — were the difference in the Vikings’ 48-28 victory over the Blue Devils. “It […]

Sports briefs: Engelhard/Furman and Donahue win but DHS tennis falls

When the Davis High girls tennis team lost a Delta League match, 7-2, at St. Francis on Thursday the contest was a lot closer than the score makes it appear. Three of the matchups went three sets and another, Blue Devil Elena Neale-Sachs’ 7-6, 7-6 loss at No. 4 singles, went to tiebreakers of 9-7 and […]

Butler’s late HR lifts A’s over White Sox

CHICAGO — Billy Butler hit a three-run homer in the ninth off David Robertson, and the Oakland Athletics rallied for a 4-2 win over the Chicago White Sox on Thursday. Chicago was leading 2-1 heading into the ninth, but Robertson (6-4) blew his seventh save in 36 chances when he allowed a double to Brett […]

Varjavand’s big game isn’t enough in DHS net loss

ELK GROVE — Well, the Oct. 13 Delta League girls volleyball match between Elk Grove and Davis High just became very important for the Blue Devils, who will host that contest. With the two teams likely to be battling for a Sac-Joaquin Section playoff spot in November, the Thundering Herd got a leg up on Thursday, […]

Friday night lights are on at Brown Stadium

You’ve been reading about the up-tempo offense and the new-look defense that plays with a front eight. You’ve been hearing about featured running back Cole Morse and his back-to-back 100-yard games to start the season. You’ve read about dual-threat quarterback Jack Beckman and tight end/athletic specimen Tucker Fisk keying a dangerous passing game. And you’ve heard that the Davis High football […]

Dunning: Trojans will top Stanford in an early PAC-12 clash

This week’s picks are as follows: USC over STANFORD … the Game of the Week in the Pac-12 as Stanford struggles to regain its elite status and USC attempts to live up to being labeled the conference favorite. The Trojans have too many weapons for a Stanford team whose offense remains much too sluggish for […]

Devine makes U.S. National Junior swim team

Chenoa Devine is used to wearing swim caps with either Davis High or DART written on the side. Now she can add the stars and stripes to her collection. That’s because the Blue Devil senior swimming standout was selected for the U.S. National Junior Team roster for the 2015-16 season. Picked to be part of […]

Younger Devil harriers already running well

The first two weeks were successful ones for the Davis High junior varsity runners, who most recently competed in the Jesuit/Davis Jamboree on Saturday at Granite Regional Park in Sacramento. More than 85 frosh/sophomore and JV runners were in action on the hilly, 2.2 mile-course at Granite Regional Park in Sacramento, with the Blue Devils winning three of their […]

Another challenge for UCD as Hawaii looms

Under normal circumstances, Oahu is a place to relax. For UC Davis, Saturday’s date with Hawaii represents another speed bump — a huge speed bump — in an already rocky football season. “Last Saturday, we didn’t play very well,” Aggie head coach Ron Gould said, stating the obvious for the 5,112 fans who witnessed the […]

Just thinking out loud about UCD’s 2-11 run

News from the North Shore of Oahu … As I bounce from shrimp truck to surf shop on Kamehameha Highway, I can’t get a thought out of my head: When will this UC Davis football team stand up and be counted? On Saturday, our 0-2 Aggies will get another tall order in Hawaii. The Rainbow […]

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