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Blue Devil boys build Foundation with win

FAIRFIELD — Since he’s been running the uptempo scheme known as The System, Davis High boys basketball coach Dan Gonzalez likes for his team to see it succeed as early in the season as possible. This lets each new edition of the Blue Devils experience what it feels like when the attack is clicking on […]

DHS girls learn lessons at Rodriguez

FAIRFIELD — Since a win wouldn’t have counted anyway, the Davis High girls basketball left Rodriguez High feeling accomplished despite dropping a CIF Foundation Game, 60-51, on Monday night. “It was a really good first game in terms of learning what we really need to work on,” said second-year Lady Blue Devil head coach Heather […]

UCD says online report about Gould’s firing is wrong

UC Davis head football coach Ron Gould has not been terminated. A report published Monday afternoon by Sports Illustrated’s online writer Thayer Evans is wrong. Evans attributed the firing to “a source,” however, UCD Athletics Communications Director Mike Robles told The Enterprise on Monday that report is not true: “I have no idea where that […]

Aggie women keep rolling on the road

PORTLAND, Ore. — The UC Davis women’s basketball team should be called butter, cause these Aggies are on a roll. With Sunday’s 72-47 victory over Portland at Chiles Center, UCD won its fourth straight game — an about-face from an a 0-2 start to the season. In fact, since the first loss of the season came […]

DARTing toward college

Five swimmers from the local DART club program gathered last week in the Brady Room at Civic Center Pool for a party to celebrate their signing with college programs. From left, Gabriella Maffly will swim for Pepperdine next year, Lanna Kozlowski is off to Loyola Marymount, Chenoa Devine will suit up for Cal, Abby Mitchell […]

Aggie-Hornet men’s hoops rematch is Wednesday

It’s Go-Time II come Wednesday night at The Pavilion. After an 84-79 Sacramento State victory Nov. 24 at the Hornets’ Nest, the UC Davis men’s basketball team will look to make amends when the same two squads tip off at 7 p.m. Last Tuesday’s see-saw battle saw the lead change hands 11 times and the game […]

Late run lifts UCD men at Utah Valley

OREM, Utah — The UC Davis men scored the final 12 points of Saturday’s nonconference basketball game at the UCCU Center, defeating Utah Valley, 82-70. The Aggies (3-2) had five players in double figures and forced 16 key turnovers to send the Wolverines (2-4) to their first home loss. Nolan Berry connected on 6-of-9 shots […]

Printup may not hear the cheers, but his game speaks volumes

It’s been a whirlwind 2015 for UC Davis freshman Rogers Printup. Just nine months ago the kid was seen navigating his Orange Lutheran High basketball team deep into the rugged Southern Section playoffs. Averaging 15.5 points and five rebounds a game, Printup already was committed to Aggie Nation. But his desire to arrive on the […]

Doherty leads Aggie women past PSU

PORTLAND, Ore. — Three UC Davis women’s basketball players scored in double figures on Friday, as the Aggies led by nine at halftime then shot 50 percent after the break to pull away from host Portland State, 82-70. Senior Alyson Doherty finished with a team-high 22 points and 10 rebounds for UCD, while Rachel Nagel added […]

DHS runners make a state-ment

FRESNO — In a performance that was expected but nonetheless impressive, the Davis High cross country teams burned rubber at Saturday’s CIF State Championships, the girls taking second — just two points out of first — and the boys crossing in eighth place. For the Sac-Joaquin Section champion Blue Devil girls, adding two-time state champ Fiona […]

Did I say how blessed I am?

Thanksgiving Day hit me like a ton of bricks. I think most of us understand the fortune that surrounds us. For some, that bounty takes some searching to find. For others — like me — everywhere I turn there is someone or something for which I am grateful. As I watched my 2-year-old grandson turn […]

At Davis High, wrestling continues to break gender norms

When the familiar winter sport of wrestling kicks off this weekend for the Davis High program, the majority of the team will be ineligible to participate. Ineligible because they are boys, who make way for the Blue Devil girls in Saturday’s season-opening Folsom girls tournament. Eschewing past customs and stereotypical gender roles, DHS head coach Ty Brown […]

Lady Devils come off undefeated league season

The Davis High girls basketball team has some big shoes to fill, to say the least. The 2015-16 edition of Lady Blue Devils must follow up a 27-4 season that saw the locals go undefeated in Delta League play, part of an 18-game winning streak. Just in case that seems like too easy of a […]

Last season’s hoops lessons should benefit DHS boys

Last year was a learning experience for the Davis High boys basketball team. With only five seniors on the team, juniors and sophomores dominated the playing time. “Knowing we were young, with a lot of the guys coming back, I thought we learned a lot (last year),” Blue Devil head coach Dan Gonzalez said after […]

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