Friday, February 27, 2015

Strong first month has Watney hopeful he’s turning the corner

LOS ANGELES — One month into the PGA Tour season — and heading into this weekend’s Northern Trust Open at Riviera — Nick Watney already is putting last year out of his mind. Watney, a 1999 Davis High graduate, was hampered early by a back injury that forced him out of the final round at Doral, and […]

UCD roundup: Aggie swimmers, divers score points on Day 1 of MPSF meet

The UC Davis women’s swimming and diving team began the defense of its Mountain Pacific Sports Federation championship with a second-place finish in the 800 free relay and a pair of top-eight finishes on the 1-meter board during the first day of competition at East Los Angeles College (swimming) and the Rose Bowl Aquatics Center […]

Sports briefs: Aggie women get a new goalkeeper

Alexis Smith is the newest member of the UC Davis women’s soccer program as the sophomore goalkeeper has committed to transfer after spending her freshman season at Tennessee. Smith joins Aggie recruits Allie Carmickle, Crystal Crump, Hailey Rittershofer, Riley Marshal and Ari Zamora — who were announced last week — in the 2015 signing class. “I chose UC […]

Warriors use 23-0 run to crush Kings

SACRAMENTO — Pick a category: Defense. Shooting. Ball movement. Efficiency. Togetherness. In four games this season, the Golden State Warriors and Sacramento Kings showed in just about every way how much of a difference there is between the NBA’s Northern California clubs. Stephen Curry had 23 points and nine assists, and the Warriors rode a 23-0 […]

Recall that first Aggie TV game, national title?

See that pennant up there in the rafters at The Pavilion? “Men’s Basketball 1998 National Champions Division II.” Yeah, that one. The banner, the annual return of that Aggie team’s coach — Bob Williams, now UC Santa Barbara’s coach — and an encore visit of ESPNU (televising Saturday’s 7 p.m. outing against Cal Poly) all led to […]