June 21, 2013 |
Greg Moore has been hired as baseball coach at Cal State Northridge, Athletic Director Brandon Martin announced. Moore was associate head coach at the University of San Francisco the last three seasons. “I want to bring a passion to improve every day, on and off the field,” Moore said in a statement. “I want to make the San Fernando Valley proud of its baseball team.” Moore replaces Matt Curtis, whose contract was not renewed. Curtis was 77-89 in three seasons, including 31-26 this season.
February 13, 2013 |
USC fired baseball coach Frank Cruz for knowingly violating NCAA rules that limit the number of hours athletes can spend in activities directed or supervised by the coaching staff, Athletic Director Pat Haden said. Dan Hubbs, in his second season as the Trojans' associate head coach and pitching coach, was named head coach for a team that opens its season Friday against Cal State Fullerton. USC, which is on NCAA probation for violations related to former football player Reggie Bush and former basketball player O.J. Mayo, also announced that it had self-imposed a reduction in the number of baseball practice hours for this season and next year.
March 2, 2014 |
Phil Munroe, who was the first baseball coach at San Fernando Valley State, which later became Cal State Northridge, died on Saturday in Denver, according to his son, Dave. He was 91. Munroe was the baseball coach from 1959 to 1961. He was the tennis coach at Northridge from 1973 to 1980 and also served as an assistant athletic director. He spent 30 years in the physical education department. He is survived by three children, seven grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. ALSO: Girls' soccer: Saturday's Southern Section playoff scores Boys' basketball: A 42-point performance by Marcus LoVett Jr. Girls' basketball: Saturday's Southern Section playoff scores and updated schedule firstname.lastname@example.org
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June 13, 2013 |
Orange County authorities are seeking any additional alleged victims of a longtime baseball coach accused of sending sexually explicit text messages to two teenage boys. The district attorney's office said Edwin Alan Wikstrom, 53, of Anaheim was to be arraigned Thursday on two felony counts of distributing pornography to a minor. He was being held in Orange County Central Jail in lieu of $100,000 bail. Wikstrom has been a baseball coach in Anaheim and Lakewood for more than 30 years, authorities said.
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January 13, 2010 |
John Stevenson, who in 50 seasons at El Segundo High compiled more victories than any other high school baseball coach in California history, died Monday night. He was 76. Stevenson suffered an apparent heart attack while driving in the Marina del Rey area, said Craig Cousins, his longtime assistant coach. He was able to pull his vehicle over but was dead when paramedics arrived. Stevenson leaves a legacy of success unrivaled in the state, with 1,059 victories and seven Southern Section titles.
May 17, 1988
Marshall Adair, the Saddleback College baseball coach the past three seasons, will not be rehired, Saddleback athletic director Bill Otta said Monday in a prepared statement. A replacement is expected to be named later this week. Adair is a full-time teacher at Capistrano Valley High School. He was a part-time coach at Saddleback. Adair also was an assistant at Saddleback for seven seasons before becoming the coach in 1986. The Gauchos were 18-23 this season and 46-66 in Adair's three seasons.