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Aggie briefs: Oregon, Wyoming on 2016 Aggie football schedule

It’s been no secret, but UC Davis officially announced its 2016 football schedule on Friday — featuring a season-opening Sept. 3 game at Pac-12 power Oregon. The Aggies also get Football Bowl Subdivision Wyoming (2-10) on Sept. 17 as part of an 11-game slate that features five home dates. Oregon was 9-4 in 2015 and a 47-41 loser to […]

International peacemaker will lecture in Davis

Attend a lecture John Philip Newell will present three lectures in Davis. Note: The ticket prices are designed only to cover costs for the weekend (travel and food); this is not a for-profit endeavor. * Friday, Feb. 12: “The Sacredness of the Earth,” lecture and reception, from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Davis Community Church Fellowship […]

Future subscriber: Henry Nash Windsor

Julie Helmus, formerly of Davis, and her husband Ryan Windsor have announced the birth of their first child, Henry Nash Windsor, on Dec. 15, 2015, at Sutter Davis Hospital. Henry weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces. His mother, a  Davis High School graduate and former Davis Enterprise columnist, is an optometrist in private practice with her […]

Nominate a young leader for Jay Gerber Award

Emerging Davis leaders will get their moment in the spotlight again this year, thanks to an award created in 2014 by the Davis Sunrise Rotary Club in honor of the late Jay Gerber. The Jay Gerber Young Community Leader Award recognizes and honors a young leader — under age 40 — who demonstrates the characteristics […]

Wire briefs: San Jose doubles up Flyers

SAN JOSE (AP) — Joe Pavelski scored twice in the third period to help the San Jose Sharks snap a four-game home losing streak by beating the Philadelphia Flyers, 4-2, on Wednesday night. Pavelski scored the tiebreaker just after a power play with 6:15 left and added a power-play goal in the final minute. Brent […]

December 31, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Stanford RB McCaffrey is AP Player of the Year

Stanford running back Christian McCaffrey is The Associated Press college football player of the year, becoming the first non-Heisman Trophy winner to earn the honor in six years. McCaffrey was the runner-up for the Heisman Trophy to Derrick Henry, but received 29 of 60 votes from the AP Top 25 media panel to edge the […]

December 23, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Sports briefs: DHS’ Beckman throws TD pass in all-star game

Not merely happy to be selected, Davis High senior quarterback Jack Beckman made his presence felt at Saturday’s High School Football All-Star Classic at Napa’s Memorial Stadium. The Blue Devil standout tossed a 15-yard touchdown pass to help his East squad take a 26-21 win over the West in an entertaining contest. DHS field hockey The Davis […]

December 20, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Nasty divorce may leave her broke

Dear Annie: My husband has been stalling our divorce for two years, trying to keep me broke. We have two children, the oldest in college. Their father and his parents badmouth me to them and tell them inappropriate reasons about why I left the marriage, none of which are true. Fortunately, my children know this. […]

Youth roundup: JV boys grab a win at season-opening tourney

The Davis High junior varsity boys basketball team opened its season by going 1-2 in the highly competitive Jesuit tournament last weekend in Carmichael. Despite featuring just two returning players, the Blue Devils have rebuilt themselves nicely thanks to a talented sophomore class. One of those 10th-graders, Gavin Schouten, is a 6-foot-6 big man who already has established […]

December 10, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Youth roundup: Junior Devils wrestle well in first meet

For the first time in more than a decade, wrestlers represented Davis at a junior high-level tournament on Sunday at Inderkum High. And the six Davis Junior Blue Devils looked impressive at the Cal Elite Folkstyle Tournament. They were paced by Aaron Turner, who took first place at 116 pounds. Turner went 3-0 with two […]

December 03, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Sports briefs: UCD’s Doherty wins Big West weekly hoops award

After helping the UC Davis women’s basketball team to a perfect 3-0 record during the period, senior center Alyson Doherty was named the Big West Conference Player of the Week on Monday for the first time in her career. The two-time All-Big West selection becomes only the eighth Aggie player to earn weekly honors from […]

December 02, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Cousins returns, leads Kings past Mavs

SACRAMENTO — DeMarcus Cousins returned to the lineup from a back injury and scored 16 of his 31 points in the fourth quarter, leading the Sacramento Kings past the struggling Dallas Mavericks, 112-98, on Monday night. Rajon Rondo had 21 points and Rudy Gay added 20 for the Kings, who had dropped six straight to […]

December 01, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Without Cousins, Kings fall to Heat

MIAMI — Chris Bosh had 23 points and 11 rebounds and the Miami Heat beat Sacramento, 116-109, on Thursday night, taking advantage of Kings star DeMarcus Cousins’ one-game suspension. Cousins, averaging 30.8 points in his last five games, was suspended for hitting Atlanta’s Al Horford in the head with a forearm Wednesday night in the […]

November 20, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Tagged

Halsted, Barr pace Aggie runners at West Regional

SEATTLE — UC Davis seniors Erika Barr and Trevor Halsted — a Davis High graduate — each finished 27th overall in their respective races, leading the Aggie men and women to top-15 placings in the 2015 NCAA West Regional Cross Country Championships at the Jefferson Golf Course in Seattle on Friday. UCD’s women team finished 15th overall […]

November 15, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,
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