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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 […]

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 […]

Grab wins weekly water polo award for No. 9 Aggies

UC Davis senior utility Sean Grab was named the Kap7 Western Water Polo Association Player of the Week for the second time this season. He was previously honored on Sept. 23. Also on Wednesday, the Aggies moved from No. 10 to No. 9 in the national coaches’ poll. This is the program’s highest ranking since reaching that spot […]

San Antonio stops Kings

SACRAMENTO — Kawhi Leonard scored 24 points, Tim Duncan had 11 points and 14 rebounds and the San Antonio Spurs beat the Sacramento Kings, 106-88, on Monday night. DeMarcus Cousins had 21 points and 12 rebounds in his return to the lineup but the Kings dropped their sixth straight game. Ex-Spur Marco Belinelli had 17 […]

You know what they say about fish and houseguests …

* Editor’s note: The writers of “Annie’s Mailbox” are on vacation this week. The following is adapted from a 2009 column. Dear Annie: An acquaintance recently lost his job, and we invited him and his wife to move into our home on a temporary basis. We all agreed they would live with us until one […]

Sports briefs: DHS grad Bailey inducted into Sonoma State Hall of Fame

Andrew Bailey, a 2002 Davis High graduate and a former star for the Seawolves, joined five other athletes in the 2015 induction class for the Sonoma State University Athletics Hall of Fame. Bailey was honored — along with Chelsea Hennan (water polo), Kevin Wong (baseball), Kristy Sather (volleyball), Benjamin Ziemer (soccer) and Marlene Bles (administrator) — […]

Sports briefs: DHS volleyball team cruises past Sheldon

The Davis High girls volleyball team got back to .500 in Delta League play with a convincing victory at Sheldon. The Blue Devils swept the Huskies, 25-17, 25-11, 25-8, to improve to 5-5 in conference outings. It was a team effort that did it for DHS as setters Allison Chambers and Maraia Tuqiri spread the […]

October 21, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Sports briefs: Devil field hockey team stays clean in conference play

The Davis High field hockey team is now 10-for-10 in Eastern Athletic League games thanks to Monday’s 2-0 victory at Yuba City. For the Blue Devils (13-1-2), junior Nicole Pugh scored a goal and assisted on senior Sarina Buchanan’s tally. The win came after DHS had tied Gilroy, 1-1, in a Saturday road outing. In that game, […]

October 20, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Sports briefs: DHS boys get past a tough opponent in the pool

Coming into the game with an impressive record, the Davis High boys water polo met its match on Thursday at Las Lomas (Walnut Creek). Rising to the challenge, the Blue Devils broke free from a halftime deadlock and edged their hosts, 12-10. In the victory, DHS (14-3) put the experience it gained during a weekend tournament — the […]

October 16, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Sports briefs: Four Aggie diamond dandies are true brainiacs

Three UC Davis softball players and one former Aggie — 2015 first baseman Amy Nunez — earned All-America recognition from the National Fastpitch Coaches Association for the 2014-15 academic year when the organization released its list on Tuesday Nunez joined UCD shortstop Christa Castello — now a senior — junior right-handed pitcher Dana Cruse and outfielder […]

October 07, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Sports briefs: Aggie men opener kick off league play with win

Freshman Roy Boateng scored just before the end of the first half, and sophomore Kyle Higgins added his first goal of the year early in the second period, lifting the UC Davis men’s soccer team to a 2-0 win over UC Riverside on Thursday at UCR Soccer Stadium It was the Big West Conference opener for […]

October 02, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

UCD roundup: Corfee plays well as Aggie golfers take fifth

Junior Ben Corfee shot an even-par 71 over the final 18 holes to finish at 1-under for the tournament, while senior Patrick Soli finished at 1-under for the day, helping the UC Davis men’s golf team end up fifth at the Windon Memorial Classic in Glencoe, Ill. Corfee and Soli each posted top-20 finishes, ending the […]

September 29, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Sports briefs: Engelhard/Furman and Donahue win but DHS tennis falls

When the Davis High girls tennis team lost a Delta League match, 7-2, at St. Francis on Thursday the contest was a lot closer than the score makes it appear. Three of the matchups went three sets and another, Blue Devil Elena Neale-Sachs’ 7-6, 7-6 loss at No. 4 singles, went to tiebreakers of 9-7 and […]

September 18, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Younger Devil harriers already running well

The first two weeks were successful ones for the Davis High junior varsity runners, who most recently competed in the Jesuit/Davis Jamboree on Saturday at Granite Regional Park in Sacramento. More than 85 frosh/sophomore and JV runners were in action on the hilly, 2.2 mile-course at Granite Regional Park in Sacramento, with the Blue Devils winning three of their […]

September 18, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,
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