December 21, 1991 |
Bob Wade said Friday he has resigned as baseball coach at Calabasas High and, according to Westlake Coach Rich Herrera, Wade has accepted a position as an assistant at Westlake. Wade, 43, had a record of 44-49-4 and led the Coyotes to three Southern Section 2-A Division playoff berths in five seasons as a walk-on coach. "It's just too difficult to be a head varsity coach from off campus and deal with all the logistical problems," said Wade, who also teaches at a middle school.
September 14, 1990
Larry Stephenson said Thursday that he has been hired as the baseball coach at Western High School. Stephenson, who is also a substitute teacher, will be a walk-on coach for the Pioneers. He was the coach at Holtville High the past two seasons. In 1989, Holtville was 14-7 and the San Diego Section 1-A runner-up. Last season, Holtville was 17-5 and lost in the semifinals of the playoffs. Stephenson, a graduate of Northern Kentucky, was also the head coach at Prescott, Ariz., for two seasons.
June 9, 1993 |
Chris Axelgard has resigned as the Glendale High baseball coach to devote time to teaching and pursuing his administration credential. Axelgard, 34, led the Dynamiters to a 12-11 record last season, including an upset of two-time defending champion Millikan in the first round of the Southern Section Division I playoffs. He said that victory is the most memorable accomplishment of his tenure. "If you have to pick one time, I don't see how you could pick anything else besides that," he said.
July 31, 1987 |
Rob Megill, a three-year varsity assistant at Loara High School, has been named the school's head baseball coach, Athletic Director Ray Moore announced Thursday. Megill, who was the infield coach, replaces Moore, who stepped down at the end of last season. Moore said he resigned to spend more time with his family. Loara finished 6-8 and in fourth place in the Empire League last season and 16-9 overall, after starting the season as the top-ranked team in Orange County in The Times' baseball poll.
April 14, 1993 |
Ron Drake has resigned as Mission Viejo's baseball coach, effective at the end of the season. In 16 years at the school, Drake has compiled a 241-130 record. Mission Viejo had three 20-victory seasons during Drake's tenure and in 1985, the Diablos advanced to a Southern Section championship, where they lost to Diamond Bar in the 2-A final. Although Drake turned in his letter of resignation two weeks ago, he had wanted to wait until the end of the season to tell his players.
November 9, 1985 |
Richard Jaquez has been named interim baseball coach at Oxnard College, replacing Jerry White, who in September was granted a semester's leave of absence from teaching and coaching. Jaquez, 42, who played two years for the Houston Colt 45s (now the Astros), coached baseball and football at Rio Mesa High for 10 years and was an assistant coach at Cal State Northridge when the school won the NCAA Division II title in 1970.
August 22, 2001 |
Mike Scolinos has been hired as baseball coach at Pasadena City College. Scolinos was an assistant at Pasadena last season and coach at Rio Hondo from 1991-2000.
February 16, 1996
St. Genevieve High Athletic Director John Yakel has assumed the duties of baseball coach. Yakel, who coached varsity baseball at St. Francis from 1991-93 and at Pius X in 1994, also served as girls' basketball coach for the Valiants in the second half of the 1995-96 season.