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Youth roundup: Aquadart-DART swimmers win a Junior Olympic meet

The Davis Aquadart-DART swim team captured first place by a large margin at last week’s Summer Long Course Junior Olympics meet in Roseville. With more than 800 Northern California swimmers competing, DART scored 1,685.5 points to finish ahead of CCA (964.5) and third-place FAST (769). Strength both individually and in numbers — more than 70 […]

Sports briefs: Lady Devil conditioning begins Monday

The Davis High girls basketball summer conditioning program begins next week, with opportunities for strength and conditioning available Monday through Friday. The conditioning is open to all incoming ninth-though 12th-graders who may be interested in participating in Lady Blue Devil hoops during the 2015-2016 season. For more information, visit www.dhsgirlsbasketball.com or contact coach Brett Andersen at [email protected] or [email protected] […]

Froome adds to British Tour de France dominance

PARIS — All for one, one for all, and all bathed in yellow. Arms over each other’s shoulders, linked together in a long line of happiness, Tour de France winner Chris Froome and his teammates pedaled slowly over the finish line, soaking up the applause Sunday on the Champs-Elysees. Three weeks of furious racing, of […]

Wire briefs: San Francisco powers past Padres

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Brandon Belt hit a tying solo home run in the sixth inning and Buster Posey hit a go-ahead, two-run double in the seventh to lead the San Francisco Giants to a 7-1 victory over the San Diego Padres on Wednesday. Matt Cain pitched six strong innings in his fourth start of […]

Chihuahuas cruise past Cats

WEST SACRAMENTO — While more than 7,000 Sacramento fans took the day off from their office jobs, the River Cats found themselves having one of those days as they dropped their matinee contest with the El Paso Chihuahuas, 15-2, on Wednesday afternoon at Raley Field. The Cats fell to 43-55 and remain in last place […]

Blue Jays power past Oakland

OAKLAND — Russell Martin, Jose Bautista and Edwin Encarnacion homered to power the Toronto Blue Jays past the Oakland Athletics, 7-1, on Tuesday night. Martin hit a three-run shot to chase former Blue Jays right-hander Kendall Graveman (6-6) in the sixth. Bautista and Encarnacion each connected for a solo shot. Mark Buehrle (11-5) allowed one […]

Giants drop opener in San Diego

SAN DIEGO — Matt Kemp hit a two-run homer to help the San Diego Padres beat the World Series champion San Francisco Giants, 4-2, on Monday night and extend their winning streak to a season-high five games. Kemp’s 409-foot drive off 40-year-old Tim Hudson into the sandy play area beyond the right-center fence in the […]

Sports briefs: Duvall represents Cats but PCL drops Triple-A All-Star Game

The Sacramento River Cats, struggling at 39-52 and in last place in the Pacific Coast League’s Pacific Northern Division, certainly have at least one bright spot — Adam Duvall. The corner infielder was named to the PCL squad for Wednesday’s Triple-A All-Star Game in Omaha, working a walk in one of his four plate appearances while […]

Majka wins stage as Froome protects overall Tour de France lead

CAUTERETS, France — Tour de France leader Chris Froome understands those who harbor doubts about his dominant performances in a sport long marred by doping. Maybe, he says, it’s time to bring in an independent specialist to test his body and help prove that he’s riding clean. The 30-year-old Briton cruised through a second day […]

Froome takes control at Tour de France

LA PIERRE-SAINT-MARTIN, France — Over the earpiece tucked below his helmet, Chris Froome’s team sent word that his panting Tour de France rivals were struggling in the thinning air of the high Pyrenees, on the first skyward climb of this year’s race. Clearly, they were having a bad day. So Froome decided to make it […]

U.S. ties Panama to end Gold Cup group play

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — The sluggish play. The porous back line. The inability to finish off good chances. None of the defects that slowed the United States during group play in the CONCACAF Gold Cup has swayed the opinion of Panama coach Hernan Gomez, who still believes the defending champions are the favorites in the […]

Five UCD racket standouts — plus team — earn academic awards

SKILLMAN, N.J. — For the third straight season, head coach Bill Maze and his UC Davis women’s team earned all-academic honors from the Intercollegiate Tennis Association. In addition to recognizing the Aggie program as a whole, the ITA also bestowed National Scholar-Athlete awards on UCD players Frederique Sleiffer, Tiffany Pham, Kristy Jorgensen, Layla Sanders and […]

Youth roundup: Yee siblings shine at First Tee Junior golf tourney

Davis youth golfer Alyssa Yee won her division at the First Tee Junior Tournament at Serrano Country Club on June 29, while brother Collin Yee and fellow locals Charlie Karagosian and Luke Dugger also played well at the event. In the Girls 12-14 Division, Yee carded a 79 (40-39) in a round that included two […]

Pro sports briefs: Yankees power past Oakland

NEW YORK (AP) — All-Star slugger Mark Teixeira homered twice after Scott Kazmir left his start with triceps tightness, and C.C. Sabathia won for the first time in a month as New York Yankees held off Oakland A’s, 5-4. Stephen Vogt reached second on third baseman Gregorio Petit’s two-out throwing error. But Petit charged Ben […]

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