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Hang up & return to sender

Dear Annie: After 21 years of marriage, my husband was enticed by a divorced woman and engaged in an affair. She made it very easy for him and was constantly emailing, texting and calling. This woman knew me and my family, and that we were happy, but it didn’t stop the homewrecker from pursuing my […]

Sports briefs: Aggies add six softball recruits

Lucia Gargicevich-Almeida, Marissa Jauregui, Katie Kibby, Francesca Mendoza, Madison Rojas and Alexis Villalobos are the newest members of the UC Davis softball program after each submitted a National Letter of Intent during the fall signing period. “We are so excited to add such athleticism and competitiveness to our team with the signing of our 2016 class,” […]

Sports briefs: LaFranchise, Laughlin lead Aggies in the pool

Competing on the platform for the first time this season, UC Davis senior Lucy Lafranchise scored a 181.45 to finish 11th overall and pace the Aggie diving team on the final day of the 2015 Wildcat Invitational at the Hillenbrand Aquatics Center in Tucson, Ariz., on Sunday. A three-time NCAA Zone E qualifier who was […]

Biological father takes spotlight

Dear Annie: My husband and I raised my three children with very little help from their birth father. He paid no child support and rarely visited them. Of course, now that the children are adults, Dad is back in the picture. My children are so hungry for what they feel they missed that they’ve left […]

Sports briefs: Two tennis standouts sign with UCD

Three UC Davis teams announced their fall recruiting classes last week, including the Aggie women’s tennis squad, which saw Kristina Breisacher and Nikita Pradeep sign National Letters of Intent. Breisacher, from Santa Margarita Catholic High in Mission Viejo, is a TennisRecruiting.net four-star recruit who is ranked 106th in the nation. Pradeep has never lost a singles match while playing […]

JV/frosh roundup: Young DHS harriers win three section titles

The Davis High boys and girls underclass runners finished the 2015 cross country season with a hugely successful day at the Sac-Joaquin Section Championships last Saturday. In five races at the Willow Hill course in Folsom, the Blue Devil underclass squads won three and added a second-place and a third-place finish. “Both of the JV […]

UCD men’s tennis team gets some reinforcements

Southern California native David Goulak and Granite Bay standout Mitchell Iwahiro have signed National Letters of Intent to continue their academic and athletic careers with the UC Davis men’s tennis team. They are the first new recruits for the program since December 2013 as the Aggies did not lose a player from last year’s roster […]

Sports briefs: High school mountain bike team looking for cyclists

High school-aged athletes from the Davis area who are interested in mountain biking are invited to join a new team that is forming to compete in the NorCal High School Mountain Bike League. Practices will begin in December to prepare for the race season, which runs from late February through early May. For more information, […]

UCD volleyballers take a game before falling to No. 7 Hawaii

Senior outside hitter Kaylin Squyres tallied 19 kills and freshman libero Malia Bolko picked up a match-high 23 digs on Sunday, but UC Davis ultimately lost to seventh-ranked Hawaii, 23-25, 25-17, 25-22, 25-17, in Big West Conference women’s volleyball action at The Pavilion. With the result, the Aggies fell to 13-15 overall and 8-6 in league play, […]

Sports briefs: Aggie field hockey coach steps down

UC Davis head field hockey coach Tiffany Huisman announced this week that she will step down from her position, effective immediately. “With a bright future ahead, there is nothing I would love more than to continue to lead this program. At this time, that is not what is best for my family,” Huisman said. “It […]

Not the wild ride he imagined

Dear Annie: Even though my older sister and I are in our senior years, I believe that she has never overcome her competitiveness and resentment toward me. As the other members of our immediate family have sadly passed away, one would think that we would become closer, since we are the only ones left. However, […]

Kings lose big in Phoenix

PHOENIX — Eric Bledsoe scored 19 points, Brandon Knight added 17 as the Phoenix Suns routed the Sacramento Kings, 118-97. Kosta Koufos led the Kings with 16 points off the bench. Sacramento played without All-Star center DeMarcus Cousins for the second consecutive game because of a strained right Achilles. Alex Len had a season-high 16 […]

Youth roundup: Davis softballers have a nice finish to fall ball

The fall youth softball season ended with a bang last weekend as both Davis 12U teams shined at the Down & Dirty Tournament in Rocklin. The Dragons took second place, with the Inferno grabbing third in the 12U Silver Division bracket. The Dragons started hot with two Saturday wins that set themselves up for a run to […]

Without Cousins, Kings get beat by Grizzlies

SACRAMENTO — Zach Randolph had 20 points and 11 rebounds, and the Memphis Grizzlies bounced back from an embarrassing loss to Golden State with a 103-89 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Tuesday night. The Grizzlies were anxious to rebound after a franchise-worst, 50-point loss Monday to the defending NBA champions. The Grizzlies were outscored […]

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