Friday, December 26, 2014
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Wire sports briefs: Sharks go on the road to extinguish Flames

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Logan Couture scored and set up Patrick Marleau’s tiebreaking goal as the San Jose Sharks beat the Calgary Flames, 3-2, on Saturday. Justin Braun also scored and Antti Niemi finished with 33 saves to help the Sharks get their fourth straight win. Mark Giordano and Johnny Gaudreau scored for Calgary, which […]

Cheung paces Aggie swimmers at Day 1 of Texas Invitational

AUSTIN, Texas — UC Davis sophomore Hilvy Cheung went under the NCAA B standard twice in the 100 butterfly, and numerous Aggies set season bests on Day 1 of the Texas Hall of Fame Invitational at the Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center on Thursday in Austin, Texas. Through the first six events of the […]

Sunrise Rotary honors Students of the Month

The Sunrise Rotary Club of Davis recently honored 12 Davis, Da Vinci and King high school students as Students of the Month for November. They are: * Nicholas Bachand, nominated by music teacher Tom Slabaugh, who wrote, “Nicholas has been a member of the DHS Jazz Band and an integral part of the entire DHS Band program throughout […]

Sports briefs: O’Keeffe comes up huge for DHS harriers

WALNUT — Last year as a sophomore Davis High cross country star Fiona O’Keeffe put her name in the CIF state-meet record books by running the fourth-fastest time ever at the Woodward Park Course. After Saturday’s 16:28.5 to take first place individually at the prestigious Mt. Sac Invitational, the now-junior Blue Devil speedster now has the […]

Sharks suffer from road woes

SAN JOSE — Mark Letestu scored twice, including the game-winner with 21 seconds remaining, and Ryan Johansen also scored two goals as the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the road-weary San Jose Sharks 5-4 on Thursday night. Antti Niemi saved 23 of 28 shots for the Sharks, who lost their third straight after just completing an […]

Sports briefs: Aggie women picked to take fourth in Big West

When the Big West Conference announced its women’s basketball preseason media picks on Wednesday, UC Davis senior Sydney Fipps was named to the all-league team and the Aggies were selected to finish in fourth place. Fipps, who was already honored with two awards from College Sports Madness, joins seniors Ariana Elegado (Cal Poly), Shawna-Lei Kuehu (Hawaii) […]

Royals win to go up 2-0 in ALCS

BALTIMORE — Following another successful road show, the Royals are heading back to Kansas City with momentum and history on their side in the AL Championship Series. Alcides Escobar doubled in the go-ahead run in the ninth inning, Mike Moustakas extended his home run-binge and the Royals remained perfect in the playoffs, beating the Baltimore […]

Sports briefs: Aggie men drop a Big West soccer match

Eduardo Calzada’s sixth goal of the season midway through the first half was just enough for No. 11 UC Irvine, as the host Anteaters held off visiting UC Davis for a 1-0 Big West Conference victory on Thursday night at Anteater Stadium. The Aggies were knocked from the ranks of the unbeaten, falling to 4-1-7 […]

Baseball roundup: River Cats clobber Grizzlies in Fresno

FRESNO — The Sacramento River Cats scored in six different innings on Thursday and powered past the homestanding Fresno Grizzlies, 12-3 at Chukchansi Park. The Cats took a 9-2 lead after four innings and never looked back to improve to 35-21 on the season. Sacramento blasted three home runs in the win, one each from […]

Kings defense fails in Atlanta

ATLANTA — Sacramento traded baskets with the Atlanta Hawks for much of the night. When the fourth quarter rolled around, Kyle Korver and Co. put the Kings away. Korver made seven consecutive 3-point attempts on his way to a season-high 28 points, leading the Hawks to a 124-107 victory on Wednesday. “Those are dangerous games,” […]

Aggies in 17th with Chen still setting the pace

ATHENS, Ga. — UC Davis freshman Betty Chen was in a tie for 28th at the NCAA Division I Women’s Golf Finals at the University of Georgia, while the 17th-ranked Aggies were in a tie for 17th when play was suspended because of darkness near the end of the second round on Wednesday. UCD was […]

Sports briefs: Raber ends his UCD career on a good note

PULLMAN — UC Davis men’s golf standout Tyler Raber, a Davis High graduate, completed his outstanding college career on Saturday with highest postseason finish ever, tying for 23rd at the NCAA Division I Pullman Regional. Raber, who was in strong contention after three rounds to advance to the NCAA Finals, shot a final-round 4-over 76 […]

Wire sports briefs: Kings lose, but announce arena deal

DENVER (AP) — Danilo Gallinari scored 19 points to lead a balanced attack and the Denver Nuggets extended their winning streak to 15 games with a 101-95 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Saturday night. It took until the final minutes to hold off the Kings, who got 24 points and 15 rebounds from DeMarcus […]

UCD roundup: Season high in goals lifts Aggie women

RIVERSIDE — Sophomore Lexi Popoff put the UC Davis women’s soccer team on the scoreboard just 12 minutes into the game, igniting an Aggie scoring outburst that resulted in a 4-0 victory over Lamar at the UC Riverside Tournament on Friday afternoon. UCD (5-3-1) also got goals from Haley Hughes, Taylor Duffner and Sienna Drizin, […]