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February 18, 1994 | DANA HADDAD
Burbank Unified School District's Board of Education unanimously approved the hiring of John Hazelton as football coach at Burbank High on Thursday night, ending more than two weeks of speculation. However, Hazelton, who has a year of head coaching experience at Banning High and has served two stints as an assistant at Montclair Prep, said he is not ready to accept the position. Hazelton said he wants to consult with Montclair Prep Principal Vernon Simpson before he makes the decision.
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February 29, 1996 | STEVE RYFLE, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Capping an investigation that has rocked Burbank schools, the football coach who originally disclosed the Salle Dumm sex scandal was charged Thursday with failing to report the middle-aged fund-raiser's alleged seduction of a 17-year-old football player to proper authorities. John Hazelton, former Burbank High School varsity head coach, became the third person charged with a crime in the scandal.
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March 13, 1988 | STEVE ELLING, Times Staff Writer
Less than a week after he was told "thanks but no thanks" by Crespi High, John Hazelton has found employment with another local football program--that of Valley College. Hazelton, 36, who was fired from the varsity position at Banning High in January, accepted an offer from Valley Coach Chuck Ferrero, for whom he worked in 1981-82. Hazelton, who coached at Montclair Prep from 1982-85, will coach running backs and wide receivers or linebackers at Valley.
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November 15, 1995 | DANA HADDAD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Burbank High football Coach John Hazelton announced his resignation Tuesday, ending a two-year tenure marked by disappointment on the field and controversy off it. In a meeting with school administrators, Hazelton said he will continue coaching in Northern California, where he said he has received more than one offer. Burbank finished 1-9 this season, the lone victory by forfeit over Crescenta Valley, which beat the Bulldogs, 21-7.
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February 2, 1994 | DANA HADDAD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Montclair Prep assistant John Hazelton is the overwhelming choice to be named football coach at Burbank High, a Burbank district official said Tuesday. Hazelton and two other finalists will be interviewed today by a selection committee. The other candidates to replace Dave Kemp as coach are Glendale College assistant Robert Dos Remedios and St. Genevieve Coach Richard Fong.
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August 7, 1991 | JOHN LYNCH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
John Hazelton is awaiting word from the California Interscholastic Federation on the status of his appeal before seeking a temporary restraining order to regain his job as an assistant football coach at Montclair Prep. The CIF office received official word of Hazelton's appeal Monday and will take a few days to review the case, according to state commissioner Thomas Byrnes. Hazelton is appealing a one-year suspension recommended by the Southern Section for recruiting violations.
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March 10, 1988 | TIM BROWN
Crespi High football Coach Bill Redell has rescinded an offer to hire former Banning Coach John Hazelton as an unpaid assistant, Redell said Wednesday. Hazelton, who was fired in January after posting a 6-4 record in one season at Banning, was quoted at length in Saturday's editions of the South Bay Daily Breeze regarding the position at Crespi.
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February 23, 1994 | DANA HADDAD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Former Montclair Prep coach John Hazelton accepted the head-coaching job at Burbank High Tuesday, six days after the Burbank school board offered it to him. Hazelton, 42, took the position without a guarantee of a teaching job in the Burbank School District but said he is looking forward to the challenge of turning around the fortunes of a team that finished 2-8 last season.
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August 1, 1991 | ERIC SHEPARD, TIMES PREP SPORTS EDITOR
The CIF Southern Section on Wednesday continued to penalize Montclair Prep in Van Nuys by suspending assistant football coach John Hazelton for the 1991-92 school year. In April, the Southern Section banned Montclair Prep's athletic programs from postseason play for a year and the football team from the playoffs for two years. The executive committee cited undue influence in the recruiting of former football players Derek and Leland Sparks.
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November 15, 1995 | DANA HADDAD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Burbank High football Coach John Hazelton announced his resignation Tuesday, ending a two-year tenure marked by disappointment on the field and controversy off it. In a meeting with school administrators, Hazelton said he will continue coaching in Northern California, where he said he has received more than one offer. Burbank finished 1-9 this season, the lone victory by forfeit over Crescenta Valley, which beat the Bulldogs, 21-7.
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February 23, 1994 | DANA HADDAD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Former Montclair Prep coach John Hazelton accepted the head-coaching job at Burbank High Tuesday, six days after the Burbank school board offered it to him. Hazelton, 42, took the position without a guarantee of a teaching job in the Burbank School District but said he is looking forward to the challenge of turning around the fortunes of a team that finished 2-8 last season.
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February 18, 1994 | DANA HADDAD
Burbank Unified School District's Board of Education unanimously approved the hiring of John Hazelton as football coach at Burbank High on Thursday night, ending more than two weeks of speculation. However, Hazelton, who has a year of head coaching experience at Banning High and has served two stints as an assistant at Montclair Prep, said he is not ready to accept the position. Hazelton said he wants to consult with Montclair Prep Principal Vernon Simpson before he makes the decision.
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February 2, 1994 | DANA HADDAD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Montclair Prep assistant John Hazelton is the overwhelming choice to be named football coach at Burbank High, a Burbank district official said Tuesday. Hazelton and two other finalists will be interviewed today by a selection committee. The other candidates to replace Dave Kemp as coach are Glendale College assistant Robert Dos Remedios and St. Genevieve Coach Richard Fong.
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October 22, 1991 | LONNIE WHITE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
As controversial high school football coaches go, John Hazelton of Van Nuys Montclair Prep may be unique in Southern California. Assistant coaches just don't stir up this kind of animosity. In his 18 seasons coaching at the prep level, Hazelton has gained a reputation as a charmer who will do anything to win. And wherever he has gone, accusations and complaints have followed.
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August 7, 1991 | JOHN LYNCH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
John Hazelton is awaiting word from the California Interscholastic Federation on the status of his appeal before seeking a temporary restraining order to regain his job as an assistant football coach at Montclair Prep. The CIF office received official word of Hazelton's appeal Monday and will take a few days to review the case, according to state commissioner Thomas Byrnes. Hazelton is appealing a one-year suspension recommended by the Southern Section for recruiting violations.
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August 1, 1991 | ERIC SHEPARD, TIMES PREP SPORTS EDITOR
The CIF Southern Section on Wednesday continued to penalize Montclair Prep in Van Nuys by suspending assistant football coach John Hazelton for the 1991-92 school year. In April, the Southern Section banned Montclair Prep's athletic programs from postseason play for a year and the football team from the playoffs for two years. The executive committee cited undue influence in the recruiting of former football players Derek and Leland Sparks.
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November 13, 1987 | SCOTT HOWARD-COOPER, Times Staff Writer
On Wednesday of the eighth week of the season, John Hazelton, the football coach at Banning High School in Wilmington, was, at last, feeling good. "Spirits are very high," the Pilots' first-year coach said. "We finally played a game last week." Actually, Banning has played seven games in 1987. It's just that until Week 7, the Pilots never seemed to be playing in them.
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October 22, 1991 | LONNIE WHITE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
As controversial high school football coaches go, John Hazelton of Van Nuys Montclair Prep may be unique in Southern California. Assistant coaches just don't stir up this kind of animosity. In his 18 seasons coaching at the prep level, Hazelton has gained a reputation as a charmer who will do anything to win. And wherever he has gone, accusations and complaints have followed.
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March 13, 1988 | STEVE ELLING, Times Staff Writer
Less than a week after he was told "thanks but no thanks" by Crespi High, John Hazelton has found employment with another local football program--that of Valley College. Hazelton, 36, who was fired from the varsity position at Banning High in January, accepted an offer from Valley Coach Chuck Ferrero, for whom he worked in 1981-82. Hazelton, who coached at Montclair Prep from 1982-85, will coach running backs and wide receivers or linebackers at Valley.
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March 10, 1988 | TIM BROWN
Crespi High football Coach Bill Redell has rescinded an offer to hire former Banning Coach John Hazelton as an unpaid assistant, Redell said Wednesday. Hazelton, who was fired in January after posting a 6-4 record in one season at Banning, was quoted at length in Saturday's editions of the South Bay Daily Breeze regarding the position at Crespi.
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