June 26, 1992 |
Hal Sherbeck is working away in his office every day at Fullerton College without a thought of slowing down. Except for an empty box here or there, there isn't a hint that he's less than two weeks away from his final day of employment at the college after 31 years as football coach. Sherbeck is spending his time working as athletic director and division dean for the physical education department. He is also helping with the football program, which is holding practices a few days a week.
March 18, 1992 |
Hal Sherbeck, the winningest coach in the history of community college football, has informed the athletic staff at Fullerton College that he plans to retire at the end of the spring semester in May, a source who attended the staff meeting said Tuesday. Sherbeck, who also has been the college's athletic director the past 31 years, has made no announcement, but it could come as early as next week.
August 10, 1991 |
While on a recent vacation near Flathead Lake in northwestern Montana, Hal Sherbeck sat down for lunch in a diner. Sherbeck noticed another patron looking at him, but he couldn't place the face. He eventually gave up and went back to his meal. Toward the end of lunch, the man walked over and said, "Hi, Coach Sherbeck." Sherbeck, Fullerton College's 62-year-old football coach, was still puzzled.
January 11, 1986 |
A Fountain Valley man who befriended members of the football team at Fullerton College and convinced coaches he was a training expert and ardent opponent of anabolic steroids was arrested on suspicion of making and selling the drug after a four-month investigation by the FBI and other agencies, police said Friday. Jeff Feliciano, 35, owner of Fountain Valley Research at 17229 Newhope St.
December 6, 1985 |
In his cramped, closet-sized office, where there is barely enough room for Hal Sherbeck to recline in his worn easy chair, the Fullerton College football coach is surrounded by hundreds of pieces of memorabilia. Trophies and game balls are crowded together on the shelves. Plaques, framed team photos and newspaper clippings adorn the walls.
November 18, 1985 |
Fullerton College accepted a bid Sunday to play undefeated Saddleback in the fifth PONY Bowl, Saturday, Dec. 7 at 1 o'clock in LeBard Stadium, Bill Otta, Saddleback assistant athletic director, announced. This will be the third time in four years that the Hornets will play the Gauchos, who accepted their invitation Thursday, in the annual postseason game. Fullerton (7-2) defeated Saddleback (10-0), in the 1982 PONY Bowl, 38-6, and last year, 13-10.