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With roster still pending, Post 77 drops opener

WOODLAND — When the Yolo Post 77 had tryouts for its summer season earlier this month, 45 players showed up, each angling for one of 20 spots on the final roster. On Wednesday night, the local American Legion baseball squad was down to 26 players as it kicked off the regular season with a 7-2 loss to […]

Republic coach not happy despite seven goals

SACRAMENTO — One week after being stretchered off the field with what looked like a serious ankle injury, Republic FC forward Tommy Stewart was back to his scoring ways in a 7-3 Sacramento win over fourth-division Chula Vista FC in the third round of the U.S. Open Cup. When the Northern Irishman scored the third goal […]

Seven UCD baseball players earn awards

UC Davis seniors Nick Lynch and Izaak Silva were named to the All-Big West Conference First Team, headlining a group of seven Aggie baseballers honored on the league’s postseason honor roll. Lynch, a four-time All-Big West honoree, and Silva, making his debut on the all-conference team, were each named to the first team for the first […]

Ferenc-Segedin and Pak: The Blue Devil Smash Brothers

Match point. Sac-Joaquin Section finals. His opponent stretched to return his serve, and Davis High’s No.1 singles player, Dan Ferenc-Segedin, made the cross-court winner look easy. “Let’s go Davis!” he yelled. On the court next to him, his close friend and the Blue Devils’ No. 2 Louis Pak had to grind through a long match. But, […]

Zito leads Sounds past River Cats

SACRAMENTO — Former River Cat Barry Zito, who last pitched at Raley Field in 2000, came back Wednesday as a member of the Nashville Sounds, and the veteran left-hander blanked Sacramento, 3-0, the second straight shutout in the series. Zito (2-4, 4.72) successfully kept the Cats’ hitters off balance through the first six innings, holding Sacramento […]

Masters preview: DHS pole vault unit had its up and downs

Sports have their metaphorical ups and downs. In some events, ups and downs are literal. For the Davis High pole-vaulting crew, its recent elevator ride has covered both interpretations. First, in last Wednesday’s Sac-Joaquin Section Division I finals, Nate Harper — who won the Delta League crown with a 15-03 vault — and teammate Joe Blakewell achieved […]

Bloise ends a brilliant lacrosse career

She has 162 goals to her name. She’s phenomenal off the draw, averaging 6.5 possessions per game. She’s the two-time MVP of the Sacramento Valley Lacrosse Conference. But despite all that she’s done in her four-year varsity career, the Davis High girls lacrosse team’s senior captain, Sarah Bloise, had to be convinced to play the game in […]

Hawkins’ whirlwind tour includes Friday date with Kings

Aggie fans, keep your fingers crossed. This Friday, UC Davis guard Corey Hawkins will work out for the Sacramento Kings. “I’d love to stay out west, near family, but I’ll go wherever I’m wanted,” says Hawkins, who adds that staying in the Sacramento area “would be terrific.” Hawkins, who is the reigning Big West Player of the […]

In The Clubhouse: Every golfer has a story. Share yours?

About 20 years ago, Bill Goslow, then the golf coach at Crescent Valley High in Corvallis, Ore., was the state prep tournament director. I don’t remember how many golfers were involved, but there was a point on the course at which Goslow and his colleague could sit in their cart — high on a hill […]

Former Devil Reno still ripping the rock in college

A four-year varsity standout at Davis High, Colorado freshman Kian Reno is still doing big things on the lacrosse field. With Reno making key contributions, the Buffaloes recently reached the Division I national finals of the Men’s Collegiate Lacrosse Association,  a national organization of non-NCAA programs that includes more than 200 teams from the U.S. and Canada in two […]

DHS players clean up league lacrosse awards

Both Davis High lacrosse teams got stronger as the 2014-15 season went on, a fact the Sacramento Valley Lacrosse Conference surely recognized last week when announcing its year-end awards. League runners-up this spring, the Blue Devil boys had four all-conference first-teamers among their seven players honored. The DHS girls, meanwhile, reached the second round of the North […]

Marshall leads UCD track contingent to NCAA prelim meet

Ashley Marshall will leave UC Davis as one of the most accomplished track and field performers in the school’s history. A three-time Big West Conference champion in both the 100- and 200-meter sprints, the Moreno Valley native now leads an Aggie contingent of 16 competitors into this week’s NCAA West Region Prelim meet. Contested at the […]

Aggie golf season ends in NCAA Finals

BRADENTON, Fla. — UC Davis was in contention to advance to the match-play portion of the NCAA Division I Women’s Golf Championships until deep into Monday’s fourth round. But when it was all said and done, the Aggies saw their season come to an end at The Concession Golf Club. No. 22-ranked UCD, which was […]

Devil swimmers represent at first state meet

CLOVIS — Last year at this time, these eight Davis High athletes would have been taking a well-deserved rest from swimming. But instead, eight Blue Devils girls — Kyla Leacox, Mia Motekaitis, Nikki Adkins, Cody Hargadon, Angelica Tujo, Annie Brennan, Julianna Chan and Claire McElhern — had one last day at the beach, er, the pool — and […]

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