Sunday, March 29, 2015

Burns scores shootout winner to lift Sharks

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The San Jose Sharks kept losing defensemen while continuing to stop the Flyers. Matt Irwin and Joe Pavelski scored in regulation, and Brent Burns got the winning goal in the shootout to lead San Jose to a 3-2 victory over Philadelphia on Saturday. San Jose lost defenseman Marc-Edouard Vlasic in the first […]

DYSA roundup: Recent youth softball games feature big hitting

Now two weeks into the season, the girls of the Davis Youth Softball Association have their games in full swing. Here’s a look at some of the recent action … 6U In the nonscoring younger division, the Orange Crush and Blue Snowflakes took the field to show off their newly-forming skills. For the Orange Crush, […]

Sacramento get its second straight win

PHOENIX — DeMarcus Cousins and the Sacramento Kings are trying to finish strong and set the tone for next season. DeMarcus Cousins scored 24 points, all but four coming in the first three quarters, and grabbed 11 rebounds to help the Kings beat the Phoenix Suns, 108-99, on Thursday night. “We can build confidence, which […]

Cousins carries Kings on both ends

SACRAMENTO — Having a big game offensively is nothing new for Sacramento Kings star center DeMarcus Cousins. But Tuesday night against the Philadelphia 76ers, it was Cousins’ defense that was one of the keys to victory. He had 33 points, 17 rebounds, four steals and four blocks for the Kings, who dealt the 76ers their […]

Senators sink San Jose Sharks

OTTAWA, Ontario — Mika Zibanejad scored twice, and the Ottawa Senators held off the San Jose Sharks for a 5-2 win on Monday. The Senators (37-24-11) earned their seventh straight win and jumped one point ahead of the Boston Bruins for the second wild-card spot in the East with a game in hand. Ottawa is […]

Battling for the playoffs, Sharks drop a tough one

MONTREAL — Tomas Plekanec scored in the first period and Carey Price made 29 saves for his second shutout in a row, and ninth of the season, as the Montreal Canadiens beat the San Jose Sharks, 2-0, on Saturday. Antti Niemi made 27 saves for the Sharks (35-29-8), whose chase for a Western Conference playoff […]

DHS tracksters leap over Franklin and Elk Grove

Though the sprinting prowess of Elk Grove and Franklin gave the Davis High boys and girls track and field teams a bit of a challenge Wednesday at Brown Stadium, the Blue Devil field and distance athletes were the difference. In the end, the DHS girls posted wins over the Wildcats (86-50) and Thundering Herd (91.16-44.83), […]

Sports briefs: Huskies are no match for Blue Devil swimmers

It wasn’t a surprise that the Davis High boys and girls swim teams were too fast for Sheldon on Wednesday at Arroyo Pool, but that doesn’t mean the Blue Devil performances weren’t impressive. The DHS boys swept the top three spots in six events on their way to a 124-50 victory, while the girls went […]

Hawks top Kings in Sacramento

SACRAMENTO — By proving they can win on the road, the Atlanta Hawks have given themselves a chance to earn home-court advantage throughout the NBA playoffs. Jeff Teague scored 23 points and Paul Millsap added 19 points and 10 rebounds to help the Hawks set a franchise record with their 23rd road win of the […]

UC Irvine men, CSUN women take titles

ANAHEIM — Luke Nelson scored 17 points and UC Irvine earned the first NCAA Tournament berth in the school’s 38-year basketball history with a 67-58 victory over Hawaii in the Big West championship game on Saturday night. The Anteaters (21-12) lost all four previous times they went to the Big West title game (1988, 1994, 2008 and […]

UCD roundup: Aggie softball squad pounds Sac State

Amy Nunez had two doubles among her three hits, Ashley Lotoszynski and Kelly Zboralske added two-baggers of their own and Christa Castello blasted her first triple of the season on Tuesday as the UC Davis softball team defeated its Causeway Cup rival Sacramento State, 9-1, in five innings at La Rue Field. Pitcher Leah Munden recorded every […]

Kings blow a fourth-quarter lead in Miami

MIAMI — Dwyane Wade scored 28 points, Tyler Johnson added 24 and the Miami Heat erased a 12-point, fourth-quarter deficit to beat the Sacramento Kings 114-109 in overtime Saturday night. Johnson’s 3-pointer as the shot clock was expiring with just under a minute left put the Heat up four. Wade added a pair of free […]

Sports briefs: Razo throws well as Aggies get a baseball win

PORTLAND, Ore. — Sophomore left-hander Orlando Razo scattered five hits and struck out seven in six innings of work, while junior Tanner Bily finished with two hits and drove in a pair of runs to help the UC Davis baseball team to a 6-1 win over Portland on Saturday at Joe Etzel Field. With the victory, UCD […]

Youth roundup: Davis rugby girls play Clayton Valley tough

The Davis High girls club rugby team got excellent performances from Jordan Vermette and Kasandra Soto on Sunday — each was named a co-player of the game — but it wasn’t enough in a 27-15 home loss to Clayton Valley. Areli Topete scored the first try for the Blue Devils, Grace Cuetara added another before […]

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