Sunday, May 3, 2015

Pro baseball roundup: Hudson pitches Giants past Angels

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Buster Posey and Brandon Crawford homered, Tim Hudson pitched into the ninth and the San Francisco Giants beat the Los Angeles Angels, 5-4, on Saturday. Nori Aoki had two RBIs and Casey McGehee had three hits and drove in a run for the Giants, who won their fourth straight at home […]

UCD roundup: Aggie women speed past Hornets

Seniors Raquel Lambdin and Ashley Marshall each won two events for the victorious UC Davis women while six Aggie men had first-place finishes as the UCD track and field teams split the Causeway Dual with rival Sacramento State on Friday evening at Woody Wilson Track. The Aggies also set a school record in the women’s 4×100 relay at […]

Babich brings the heat as DHS girls stick it to Oak Ridge

EL DORADO — Earlier this season, the Davis High girls lacrosse team struggled when opponents geared their defense toward stopping Blue Devil offensive stars Sarah Bloise and Camille Renaud. On Friday at Oak Ridge, that strategy played right into DHS’ hands. Junior Isabella Babich took advantage of the Trojans for a career-high seven goals and the […]

DHS softball struggles continue against Sheldon

Davis High got just one hit on Friday against Sheldon, while the visiting Huskies used a nine-run third inning to eventually grab a 12-0 Delta League softball victory on Friday. If the Blue Devils (6-16, 2-8) were going to get only one hit, it came as no surprise that is was a double by junior Catherine […]

Pro baseball roundup: River Cats lose their fourth straight

EL PASO, Texas — The El Paso Chihuahuas wasted no time taking a lead over the Sacramento River Cats for the third night in a row. Cats starter Austin Fleet surrendered a lead-off home run to El Paso’s Rymer Liriano and the Chihuahuas never looked back. The loss is the fourth in a row for the […]

Pro baseball roundup: River Cats fall to Salt Lake

SALT LAKE CITY — The Sacramento River Cats dropped the finale of their four-game series in Salt Lake, 9-5, on Monday as the Bees knocked around starter Braulio Lara. Salt Lake (2-10) built a seven-run lead after four innings, while Sacramento (8-4) could not capitalize on numerous scoring opportunities. In the loss, the reigning PCL Player of the […]

Diamondbacks defeat Giants in 12 innings

SAN FRANCISCO — Aaron Hill hit a two-run double with two outs in the 12th inning and the Arizona Diamondbacks held on to beat the San Francisco Giants, 7-6, on Thursday night. Ender Inciarte singled to lead off the inning against Sergio Romo (0-1) and stole second base. After Paul Goldschmidt was intentionally walked with […]

River Cats fall to Las Vegas

WEST SACRAMENTO — The Sacramento River Cats scratched across single runs in the eighth and ninth innings, but it wasn’t enough as the Las Vegas 51s earned a series split with a 7-4 win on Thursday night at Raley Field. For the Cats (5-3), one-time major leaguers Travis Ishikawa, Andrew Susac and Darren Ford each […]

Republic FC down Galaxy again

SACRAMENTO — Some may call it a rivalry, but rivalries aren’t this one-sided. Behind three goals from three different players, Sacramento Republic FC opened its 2015 home account with a 3-1 victory over LA Galaxy II to move to 5-1-1 all time against its California “rivals.” “Galaxy’s a good team. Even tonight we won, and we […]

Power soccer takes charge in Davis

No matter the sport, or the circumstances, playing on a team gives most athletes friendship, camaraderie and a sense of belonging. But for those living with disabilities that require the use of a powered wheelchair to be mobile, finding any sports team to participate on is a challenge. Athletes in the Davis area no longer […]

Sports briefs: Devil boys win big on the tennis court

ELK GROVE — Six perfect sets of double, and six more easy wins in singles, sent the Davis High boys tennis team to another impressive Delta League victory on Wednesday as host Elk Grove went down 9-0. Three singles matches were just as golden as the three doubles contests, with Blue Devil Jasper Murphy topping […]

March 26, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Sports briefs: UCD’s Nixon sets a Hornet meet record

UC Davis senior Cekarri Nixon didn’t let focusing on final exams this week slow her down when it came to race day, winning the 400-meter dash in a meet-record 54.31 seconds at Sacramento State’s Hornet Track and Field Invitational on Saturday. Nixon, who prepped at St. Francis, already was the school-record holder and defending Big West […]

March 22, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Sharks make short work of Maple Leafs

TORONTO — The Toronto Maple Leafs were outmatched and outclassed by the San Jose Sharks. Logan Couture had a goal and an assist, helping the Sharks defeat the Maple Leafs, 4-1, on Thursday. Couture’s goal early in the second period was the eventual winner for San Jose, which ended a two-game skid. Tomas Hertl, Melker […]

March 20, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

DYSA event opens spring season

Fancy team banners were on display and high-fives were given by UC Davis mascot Gunrock and the Lady Demons traveling squad as the Davis Youth Softball Association celebrated Opening Day on Saturday at Playfields Park. The first games of the spring were played before and after the event, which also featured Mayor Dan Wolk throwing […]

March 15, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,