February 7, 1996 |
Baseball Pitchers Pete Janicki and Joe Rosselli and catcher Chris Turner have agreed to contract terms for this season with the Angels. Terms were not revealed. Janicki (El Dorado High School) pitched last season for triple-A Vancouver and Class A Lake Elsinore. Turner caught most of the season for Vancouver. Rosselli was claimed off waivers from San Francisco. Dennis Eckersley, the Oakland Athletics' lifetime saves leader, has asked the team to trade him to St.
February 1, 1991 |
Cal State Fullerton's Division I-A football program, out of business only a week ago, apparently will see another season. Milton A. Gordon, school president, said he will make an official announcement on the fate of the program at an 11 a.m. news conference today, but Titan coaches were informed Thursday night that the sport was being saved.
February 5, 1991 |
Cal State Fullerton's athletic department Monday night officially launched a $2.3-million, two-year fund-raising campaign, which, if successful, will offset $1.3 million in projected budget shortfalls and cover the $1-million goal of the next two Titan Athletic Foundation spring drives. The campaign was sparked last week when President Milton A. Gordon was considering killing the football program because of state funding problems.
May 24, 1991 |
Neale Stoner has applied for the Cal State Fullerton athletic director job, but two others mentioned as prominent candidates have withdrawn their names from consideration. Stoner, the Fullerton athletic director from 1973-79 and now executive director of the California Raisin Bowl, said he expects to meet with Fullerton officials to discuss the job sometime in June. "There's a question as to whether I want to get back into that business, but there is interest on my part," Stoner said.
October 12, 1991 |
Larry Zucker, who helped establish the Southern Section's corporate sponsorship program during the 1980s, was appointed associate athletic director for marketing and development at Cal State Fullerton, Titan Athletic Director Bill Shumard said Friday. Zucker, 32, will also be executive director of the Titan Athletic Foundation. He replaces Walt Bowman, who resigned in August to become athletic director at Gordon College in Wenham, Mass.
August 6, 1991 |
Walt Bowman, executive director for Cal State Fullerton's Titan Athletic Foundation, has resigned to become the athletic director at his alma mater, Gordon College in Wenham, Mass. Bowman, who spent nine years (1980-89) as Chapman's athletic director before taking the Fullerton job in April, 1989, will assume his new position with the Division III school after Sept. 1. Gordon fields 11 athletic teams.
February 21, 1991 |
Cal State Fullerton President Milton A. Gordon said he is organizing a search committee for the Titan athletic director job and hopes to have a permanent replacement by July or August. The job became vacant last week when Ed Carroll resigned to accept an assistant athletic director position at UC Irvine. Gordon said he will name an interim athletic director within the month.
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January 29, 1991 |
Whether or not Cal State Fullerton's football program survives, city officials said Monday that the sports complex on campus will go forward as planned. "It's sort of like trying to stop a ship two weeks before launching," Fullerton City Councilman A. B. (Buck) Catlin said. "The machinery is there. It would cost more to stop construction than to finish the job."
September 6, 1991 |
Cal State Fullerton will field a men's gymnastics team for at least another season and has hired David Stow as its new coach, according to Steve DiTolla, senior associate athletic director. Stow, a 1985 graduate of El Dorado High School who competed at UC Santa Barbara, will take over for Dick Wolfe, who resigned last spring after 23 years at the school. Stow, who will be 24 next week, participated in the 1988 and '89 NCAA meets and was an assistant coach for the Gauchos last season.
March 26, 1992 |
Cal State Fullerton announced Wednesday that it is scaling back the target for its athletic department fund-raising campaign, and that the one-year-old drive has netted $1 million in cash and pledges. The campaign's initial goal was to raise $6.3 million in 18 months--$4 million to add furnishings to the new Titan Sports Complex, $1.3 million to cover projected athletic department shortfalls and $1 million for two Titan Athletic Foundation annual membership drives.