May 12, 1999 |
John Campanella's wavy blond hair and refreshing smile makes him an ideal candidate to play a jock on "Dawson's Creek." Or he could be an FBI computer hacker on "X-Files." On the other hand, his dream role is standing in the batter's box and bashing line drives, something he has done quite well the last two seasons for Glendale College. Campanella is a two-time all-conference outfielder torn between his love for baseball and his passion for acting. "It's kind of funny.
May 7, 1994
Glendale High's David Gantt struck out nine and pitched a one-hitter Friday as the Dynamiters defeated Pasadena, 2-1, in a Pacific League game at Glendale. Gantt (3-6), who had a perfect game in the Babe Herman tournament against Artesia a month ago, allowed only a second-inning double. David Garley doubled home both runs for Glendale (9-12, 4-8) in the third inning.
May 15, 1999 |
Outfielder John Campanella of Glendale College and catcher Octavio Martinez of Bakersfield have been selected the co-players of the year from the Western State Conference Southern Division. Infielder Aaron Davidson of Cuesta College was chosen the player of the year in the Northern Division.
May 7, 1999
Ryan Noll's fifth-inning, two-run home run broke a 4-4 tie and helped host Glendale College defeat Pierce, 8-5, on Thursday to clinch its second consecutive Western State Conference Southern Division baseball title. John Campanella hit a two-run home run, his eighth, for Glendale (22-21, 14-9 in WSC play) in the fourth inning to tie the score, 4-4. Covelli Crisp's run-scoring single in the fifth inning pulled Pierce (24-18, 11-12) within 6-5.
May 10, 2001
Cal State Fullerton's 10-game winning streak ended Wednesday with a 9-3 loss to host UCLA in a nonconference baseball game. The Titans (28-12), ranked No. 1 by Collegiate Baseball and No. 2 by Baseball America, were limited to five hits by four Bruin pitchers. Fullerton's Shane Costa and Brett Kay had two each. UCLA (27-23) scored five runs in the fifth inning to take a 9-1 lead. Ben Francisco had two hits and drove in three runs and John Campanella had a home run for UCLA.
May 10, 1998 |
Freshman right-hander Kekoa Colon allowed three hits in seven innings Saturday and top-seeded Saddleback College swept Glendale out of their best-of-three Junior College Southern California baseball playoff series, 8-1, at Saddleback. Colon (4-1), who started the season as a reliever, backed up the eight-hitter pitched by Ryan Poe (13-1) in the Gauchos' 9-0 victory over Glendale on Friday. "Colon has picked it up in the second half of the season," Saddleback Coach Jack Hodges said.