Thursday, April 24, 2014

DHS tracksters sweep another DVC meet

In what must have felt like Déjà vu for the rest of the Delta Valley Conference, the Davis High girls and boys track and field teams rode their distance crews and pole vault performers to wins in the second league gathering on Wednesday at Brown Stadium. For the Blue Devil boys — who finished ahead […]

Another DVC blowout for DHS girls soccer

What was expected to be a close match between the second and third place teams in the Delta Valley Conference quickly turned into a rout on Wednesday as the Davis High girls soccer team thoroughly dominated Laguna Creek, 6-0, at Yudin Field. Sophia Hernandez and Julia Curtis each scored two goals for the Blue Devils […]

Young reinvents his game to help Aggies improve on the diamond

The saga of UC Davis senior Adam Young is a never-too-late baseball story that should serve as inspiration for teammates and fans alike. Young, an infielder from West Covina, came into 2014 having started 60 games for the Aggies. Primarily a shortstop or second baseman, the Damian High graduate presented himself as all glove, no […]

DHS boys shuffle the deck to beat Cards

Wednesday was just another day for the Davis High boy’s tennis team: warm up, play a match, win that match, then head home. The Blue Devils trounced visiting Laguna Creek, 8-1, at the DHS Tennis Complex. The Devils would have won 9-0, but No. 1 singles player Tristan Dutta went down with cramps and had […]

DHS/Franklin II is a close loss for Devil softballers

ELK GROVE — You just knew this one would come down to the wire. After Davis High edged the Franklin softball team on Tuesday at home, the two squads turned right around for a rematch Wednesday in Elk Grove with huge playoff implications. And it was the Wildcats who got the inside track on the […]

Seniors send Blue Devil girls past Broncos in a lacrosse rout

Tuesday’s game marked the last night any of the seniors on the Davis High girls lacrosse team would play at Brown Stadium — and they definitely went out with a bang. The five seniors combined for seven goals to power the Blue Devils to a 16-1 win over visiting Bella Vista. The lopsided victory gave […]

Davis gets to Grant ace and rolls in DVC crucial

By now, area baseball fans know the road to the Delta Valley Conference championship usually runs from Davis to Elk Grove and back again. Thanks to Tuesday’s important 13-3 home victory over a mistake-prone Grant High, it looks to most observers like that road will again be heavily traveled early next month. After a Thursday […]

Walchli is under par in another Devil victory

SACRAMENTO — At this point in the season, with a commanding 153-stroke lead in the Delta Valley Conference standings thanks to Tuesday’s third straight tournament win, the Davis High boys golf team just wants to make sure it keeps getting better. And junior Preston Walchli certainly seemed to have taken that to heart as he […]

DHS/Franklin I goes to the Blue Devil softballers

If there’s one thing that gets Davis High going on the softball diamond, it’s a meaningful Delta Valley Conference matchup against Franklin. So the Blue Devils had an extra hop in their step during Tuesday’s home game, and the result was one of the season’s best all-around performances. The locals’ 6-4 win over the Wildcats […]

DHS thunders back to win an epic DVC volleyball match

ELK GROVE — This was one that the Davis High boys volleyball players and coaches will remember for a long time. Tuesday at Elk Grove, the Blue Devils came back from a 2-0 deficit, then won six consecutive match points in the fifth game to pull out a wild road victory over the Thundering Herd. […]

Devils looking forward after softball loss at Elk Grove

ELK GROVE — Davis High softball coach Art Guerra was upbeat following Monday’s 8-2 loss to a deep and talented Elk Grove squad. That’s because the Blue Devils (7-13, 2-2 Delta Valley Conference) played better than the score indicates and, perhaps more importantly, are still very much alive for a Sac-Joaquin Section playoff spot. DHS […]

New formation propels DHS to easy win

The Davis High girls soccer team only needed Sophia Hernandez’s 17th-minute headed goal to win its Delta Valley Conference match against Grant on Monday night at Yudin Field. But thanks to a new formation, and quality games from multiple players, the Blue Devils (12-3-3, 4-1-2 DVC) added seven insurance goals to Hernandez’s strike in a […]

Davis runners presence felt at Boston Marathon

BOSTON — Not long after Meb Keflezighi — the first American to win the Boston Marathon in almost 20 years — crossed the finish line Monday, 26 runners from Davis and Golden Valley Harriers followed suit. Keflezighi ran the 26.2 miles from Hopkinton to Boylston Street in the Back Bay district in 2:08.37. After three […]

Aggies win tournament title and Hansen takes first at El Macero

The UC Davis men’s golf team protected its home course in a big way, winning the El Macero Classic with three Aggies in the top six of the individual standings following Sunday’s final round. Medalist Matt Hansen led the way for UCD, shooting a 3-under 69 to pick up his second career victory. Aggie Nicolas Noya, […]