Sunday, February 1, 2015

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 […]

Treys send Toronto past Kings

TORONTO — Lou Williams scored 27 points and the Toronto Raptors made a season-high 17 3-pointers in a 119-102 victory over the slumping Sacramento Kings on Wednesday. Rudy Gay scored 22 points, Ben McLemore had 17 and DeMarcus Cousins, 13, for the Kings, whose season-long losing streak reached seven games. Sacramento forward Carl Landry returned […]

DHS ski team takes second on a déjà vu day

When Davis High checked in at Alpine Meadows Ski Resort on Monday, it encountered eerily similar ski conditions to those it has seen for the past two years: sparse snow and warm temperatures. But the race crew at Alpine went the extra mile in prepping two slalom courses for the earlier-than-usual start time, which aimed to […]

Sports briefs: Eat ribs for the Davis Aquadarts

The Davis Aquadarts’ all-you-can-eat ribs “Finger-Lickin’, Fin-Kickin’ ” fundraiser is set for 6 p.m. Saturday at the Davis Senior Center, 646 A St. For $45, guest can enjoy barbecued ribs, pasta, salad and “other delicious goodies,” according to ‘Darts President Miriam Fisk. Tickets may be purchased online at More information is available at or by […]

UCD men take two tennis matches

With two wins in two days, the Aggie swept a trip to Loyola Marymount that featured matches against the Lions (Friday) and Grand Canyon (Saturday). After UCD sophomore Bryce McKelvie rallied for a three-set victory to clinch a 4-3 win over LMU, the Aggies improved to 3-2 with a 5-2 triumph over the Antelopes. “This was a good […]

Watney in ninth at Humana Challenge

After finishing Friday’s second round in a tie for third with his 8-under 64 on the PGA West’s Jack Nicklaus Private Course, Davis High’s Nick Watney moved into ninth place following Saturday’s round of the Humana Challenge. Watney, who shot a 5-under 67 at the La Quinta Country Club on Thursday, carded a 1-under 71 on the Arnold […]

Sports briefs: Two Devil boys honored for water polo

A pair of players from Davis High’s Sac-Joaquin Section championship squad — Conrad McCarthy and Cameron Wright — recently earned spots on the California-Hawaii Boys High School Water Polo All-American team. McCarthy, a senior who keyed the Blue Devil offense from his center position and finished with 40 goals, was named to the sixth team, […]

Mulvihill is king for Devil snowboarders

The Davis High snowboard team faced icy conditions at Boreal Resort on Monday and performed well as the local boys took first and the Blue Devil girls were second in the second slalom race of the season. DHS senior Sean Mulvihill was official King of the Hill, winning the individual title in a personal-best finish. Fellow […]

Sports briefs: Cal clocks UCD in men’s tennis

Facing its second nationally ranked opponent in it first three matches of the season — sandwiched around a win over Pacific — the UC Davis men’s tennis team dropped a 4-0 road outing against No. 15 Cal on Monday. The Aggies (1-2) opened a four-game road trip at Hellman Tennis Complex, while the Golden Bears […]

Sports briefs: Mariano will manage Cats in first season as Giants affiliate

Now the Triple-A affiliate of the San Francisco Giants. the Sacramento River Cats have announced their 2015 coaching staff, headed by manager Bob Mariano. The sixth manager since the Cats came to Sacramento in 2000, Mariano will be joined by hitting coach Andy Skeels, pitching coach Dwight Bernard and strength coach Brad Lawson. The River […]