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April 9, 1999
A three-run seventh inning propelled College of the Canyons over Oxnard, 9-6, in a Western State Conference interdivision baseball game on Thursday at Canyons. Cory Briggs and Sergio Franco each hit run-scoring doubles for Canyons (12-20, 5-7 in conference play) in the bottom of the seventh to snap a 6-6 tie. Oxnard (12-15, 5-7) erased a 6-3 deficit in the top of the inning on a two-out, three-run home run by Tony Ortega.
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May 12, 1999 | ERIC SONDHEIMER
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.
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July 12, 1993 | SUE REILLY, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Many mourned the recent passing of Dodger Hall of Fame catcher Roy Campanella, who lived in Woodland Hills for the past 15 years. None mourned more than John Campanella of Lancaster. He's the man that the crippled, former baseball player adopted when John was a 12-year-old boy in Brooklyn. Campanella says life with his famous father was a learning experience marked by dignity and love. "My Pop spent the years after his crippling (auto) accident raising his family and working with young people.
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April 9, 1999
A three-run seventh inning propelled College of the Canyons over Oxnard, 9-6, in a Western State Conference interdivision baseball game on Thursday at Canyons. Cory Briggs and Sergio Franco each hit run-scoring doubles for Canyons (12-20, 5-7 in conference play) in the bottom of the seventh to snap a 6-6 tie. Oxnard (12-15, 5-7) erased a 6-3 deficit in the top of the inning on a two-out, three-run home run by Tony Ortega.
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May 12, 1999 | ERIC SONDHEIMER
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.
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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.
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May 15, 1999 | From Staff Reports
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.
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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.
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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.
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August 27, 1999 | From Staff Reports
Jan Hethcock has been selected athletic director at Oaks Christian High, a private school in Westlake Village that will open in September 2000 with freshmen and sophomores. Hethcock has been athletic director at Christian High in El Cajon. He will help select more than a dozen new coaches. Oaks Christian is building state-of-the-art athletic facilities that include a football stadium, gymnasium, lighted baseball and softball diamonds, and a swimming pool.
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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.
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July 12, 1993 | SUE REILLY, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Many mourned the recent passing of Dodger Hall of Fame catcher Roy Campanella, who lived in Woodland Hills for the past 15 years. None mourned more than John Campanella of Lancaster. He's the man that the crippled, former baseball player adopted when John was a 12-year-old boy in Brooklyn. Campanella says life with his famous father was a learning experience marked by dignity and love. "My Pop spent the years after his crippling (auto) accident raising his family and working with young people.
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May 14, 1999 | STEVE HENSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Sharing is the way to go, kids are told growing up. But the Glendale College baseball team had enough of that a year ago when it tied Pierce for the Western State Conference Southern Division championship. "We wanted it all to ourselves this year," said Matt Hellman, a sophomore outfielder and leadoff batter. "Down the stretch we knew it was time to turn it on full bore, and we did." No. 13-seeded Glendale (23-21) will face No. 4-seeded Palomar (30-7) in Escondido at 2 p.m.
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May 10, 1998 | STEVE KRESAL
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.
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