Wednesday, April 16, 2014

UCD staff allows 19 hits in Causeway rout

The UC Davis baseballers have been knocking the ball around a little bit — recently taking two of three games from visiting Long Beach State after almost beating Stanford. Scoring 28 runs in their last five games has been a confidence-builder. But Tuesday, in a nonleague contest between the home-standing Aggies and Sacramento State, even […]

DHS softball struggles in nonleague outing

It was apparent early on Tuesday that it wasn’t going to be the Davis High softball team’s day. And by the time the Blue Devils got anything going, it was too late to prevent a 13-3 nonconference loss to Granite Bay at the DHS field. The defeat, which ended after five innings due to the […]

Devils open Boras Classic by splitting games

SACRAMENTO — Since the big UCLA-bound senior spent a portion of his summer traveling to play in elite tournaments around the country, it wasn’t too surprising when Matt Trask came up huge for the Davis High baseball team on the first day of the Boras Classic at Dan McAuliffe Field in Sacramento. Behind Trask’s 6-for-7 […]

U.S. Bicycling Hall of Fame has tough, new policy on future inductees

Baseball, football and other major league sports can learn a thing or two from the Davis-based U.S. Bicycling Hall of Fame. A new policy announced Tuesday by the Hall’s board of directors imposes lifetime bans on cycling athletes or contributors who admit or are convicted of violating rules concerning performance-enhancing drugs. The policy goes into […]

High five: UCD women win fifth straight Big West golf title

SAN LUIS OBISPO — Using a great team effort — all five Aggies were among the top 25 individuals after Tuesday’s final round — the UC Davis women’s golf squad became just the second team in league history to capture five consecutive Big West Championships. The 37th-ranked Aggies (19-over 895) shot a 12-over 304 on […]

Jaso’s HR lifts A’s over Angels

ANAHEIM — Pinch-hitter John Jaso came through with a two-run homer off closer Ernesto Frieri in the ninth inning, sending the Oakland Athletics to a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Monday night. Yoenis Cespedes also went deep for the A’s, offsetting Albert Pujols’ 496th home run. Frieri (0-1) was trying to preserve […]

Loss to McClatchy adds to DHS’ recent soccer woes

Two late, well-taken goals by McClatchy senior Jade Poon condemned the Davis High girls soccer team to its second loss in three games, and fourth overall, in a 2-1 decision Monday night at Yudin Field. Despite taking the lead on a Gabriela Herrera header in the 66th minute, and outshooting the Lions 27-8, the Blue Devils […]

‘Boston Strong,’ meet ‘Davis Strong’ at Monday’s marathon

They call it “Boston Strong.” It’s the resolve the people of that New England city have shown in recovering from the April 15, 2013, terror bombing that killed three people and left 264 injured near the finish line of the Boston Marathon. On Monday, the 118th running of the world’s most famous 26-mile tour will […]

Dufresnes are the Devils’ dynamic duo

The key to success in any team sport lies not just with talent, but also in the players’ ability to work together. This connection between teammates — often referred to as chemistry — is sometimes hard to achieve and hard to maintain, but always tough to beat. And there isn’t much better chemistry than the Davis […]

Short game hurts Watney at The Masters

Special to The Enterprise AUGUSTA, Ga. — Playing in his seventh Masters, Davis High graduate Nick Watney is fighting to overcome a poor putting stroke this week. It’s an issue that’s especially compounded by the course’s undulating greens. In his third round, Watney shot a 4-over 76 on a sunny and warm Saturday at Augusta […]

Devil boys swim past Bellarmine and Jesuit

SACRAMENTO — When the Davis High boys team joined Jesuit and Bellarmine College Prep, a Bay Area powerhouse, in the Marauders’ pool on Friday, there was an impressive collection of swim talent in the water. And at the end of 11 events, it was the Blue Devils who stood tallest. Coming from behind in the […]

Rare mistakes cost DHS in baseball loss

One half-inning is all it took for Vintage to break a deadlocked game wide open. After playing relatively clean for most of Friday’s nonleague matchup, the Davis High baseball team imploded in the top of the seventh inning, giving up five runs, which were the difference in a 7-2 home loss. “We just didn’t play […]

Large lacrosse crowd sees Devils beat Marauders

Behind two goals each from Griffin McNamara, Liam Neville and Ryan Amesbury, the Davis High boys lacrosse team defeated its biggest rival, Jesuit, 8-7, at Brown Stadium on Friday night. The Break the Record Night crowd was 523 people strong, and they consumed 290 pounds of ribs during a game that the Blue Devils (11-2, […]