March 13, 1991 |
Ryan Filbeck, a starting varsity pitcher at El Toro High School last season, has been ruled ineligible to play varsity baseball at Esperanza High by Southern Section Commissioner Stan Thomas. Filbeck, a senior right-hander, transferred to Esperanza before the start of this year's baseball season. He has been practicing with the team while district officials try to determine his residency. Last week, he applied for eligibility under a hardship ruling. Thomas denied the appeal Monday.
April 12, 1991 |
Orange County Superior Court Judge Marvin Weeks issued a temporary restraining order Thursday granting varsity eligibility to Esperanza High School baseball player Ryan Filbeck, a transfer from El Toro High. Weeks ordered a hearing on April 23, when attorneys representing the Filbeck family and the Southern Section will present arguments in the case. Both sides must present documents to Weeks by next Friday.
June 5, 1993
Three Cal State Fullerton baseball players--shortstop Nate Rodriquez, second baseman Jeremy Carr and outfielder Tony Banks--were selected Friday in the major league free-agent draft. Rodriquez, a steady defensive player who batted .280 with 26 runs and 28 runs batted in this season and had 30 career sacrifice hits, was a 21st-round pick of the Kansas City Royals. Carr, who hit .
March 2, 1993
Ryan Filbeck pitched a five-hitter as Rancho Santiago opened Orange Empire Conference play Monday with a 7-1 victory over host Riverside. Filbeck (3-0) struck out six for Rancho Santiago (10-1, 1-0). Tony Truel had two doubles and two runs batted in for the Dons, who scored four times in the ninth. In nonconference softball: Fullerton 1, Moorpark 0--Cindi Escodebo drove in the game's only run with a double in the bottom of the fifth inning for Fullerton (6-1-1).
April 24, 1991 |
Ryan Filbeck, senior pitcher at Esperanza High School, received a permanent injunction Tuesday allowing him to play baseball. Attorneys representing the Southern Section declined to contest a scheduled hearing in Orange County Superior Court. Filbeck transferred from El Toro to Esperanza before the start of the season but was declared ineligible for varsity baseball by Stan Thomas, Southern Section commissioner.
May 7, 1993 |
The Orange Empire Conference race came to an ugly and embarrassing end Thursday. Rancho Santiago clinched the title with an 11-2 victory over Saddleback in a game that was stopped in the eighth inning because of a fight. The incident occurred when Saddleback's Wade Jackson was hit on the helmet by pitcher Ryan Filbeck with two out and no one on. Jackson side-stepped the umpire and went after Filbeck. Players from both benches followed and several punches were thrown.