May 19, 1992 |
Cal State Fullerton junior third baseman Phil Nevin won Big West Conference most valuable player honors, and Titan senior James Popoff was named the conference's most valuable pitcher in a vote of conference coaches Monday. Nevin and Popoff were two of five Fullerton players named to the All-Big West first team, along with pitcher Dan Naulty, catcher/first baseman Jason Moler and freshman outfielder Dante Powell.
June 30, 1993
Tickets for the Disneyland Pigskin Classic football game between North Carolina and USC on Aug. 29 at Anaheim Stadium will go on sale Thursday, the Orange County Sports Assn. announced Tuesday. Tickets, $15 and $28, can be purchased at Gate 9 of the stadium from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday. They can also be obtained using a credit card by calling (714) 937-7391. Kickoff is set for 6 p.m.
February 13, 1993
Texas scored four runs on one hit in the eighth inning for a 13-11 victory over Cal State Fullerton Friday at Texas. The fifth-ranked Titans (2-2), led 11-9 going into the eighth but walked the bases loaded. After a wild pitch and a walk, pinch-hitter Darrick Duke doubled to give the Longhorns a 12-11 lead. Dante Powell had three hits and six runs batted in for the Titans. He had a three-run double in the fourth and a three-run homer, his third, in the seventh.
April 4, 1993 |
Cal State Fullerton and Dante Powell kept streaks going as the Titans beat Nevada, 16-4, in a Big West Conference baseball game Saturday at Reno. The victory was the 14th consecutive for Fullerton, which has won all 11 conference games. The Titans, 22-7 overall, are ranked fourth in the nation in the Collegiate Baseball poll. Powell bounced a single over third base in the first inning to extend his hitting streak to 18 games. It was his only hit in five at-bats.
May 4, 1993 |
In four games last week against Pacific 10 opponents, Cal State Fullerton outfielder Dante Powell batted .550 (11 for 20), with one homer, seven runs batted in, two triples, two doubles, and was four for four in stolen-base attempts. The Big West Conference player of the week award, though, went to Nevada Las Vegas' John Coats, who batted .571 (eight for 14) with a homer, two doubles and seven RBIs in three games against lowly Nevada.
April 23, 1994
Cal State Fullerton pitcher Mike Parisi set a single-season school record with his fourth shutout in a 4-0 victory over Pacific in a Big West Conference baseball game Friday night in Stockton. Parisi (9-2), who gave up seven hits, including four doubles, walked three and struck out five, broke the record he shared with four others. The most recent was Longo Garcia in 1988. It was the first time this season Pacific has been shut out.
February 26, 1994
Matt Wagner pitched 8 2/3 innings of one-hit relief, and Jeff Ferguson hit a two-run home run as Cal State Fullerton defeated San Diego, 6-4, in the first game of the Anaheim Hilton and Towers Baseball Classic Friday at Fullerton. Wagner (2-0) entered the game with one out in the first inning after Titan starter Dan Ricabal walked four batters and yielded three runs, two earned. Wagner allowed only three batters to reach base and struck out six.
August 15, 1996 |
Mark Kotsay, who led Cal State Fullerton to three outstanding seasons and was a first-round draft choice of the Florida Marlins, appears on the verge of signing for a bonus exceeding $1.1 million. The announcement of the agreement could come as soon as today. Kotsay's attorney, Jeff Moorad of Newport Beach, said: "Our discussions with the Marlins have taken a favorable turn in the last few days, and we're optimistic we're only a phone call or two away from a final agreement."
February 28, 1991 |
Jordan High School's boys basketball team will try to win its first CIF Southern Section championship when the Panthers play Moore League rival Millikan in the I-AA title game Saturday night at 8:30 in the Los Angeles Sports Arena. The 22-6 Panthers, coached by Ron Massey, advanced to the finals by defeating Lakewood, 78-66, Tuesday night. Darryl Bryant scored 25 points for Jordan.