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April 4, 1990 | ANDY RIVERA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Every person has a sport that's right for them, one they can excel in. That's what a friend told Don Nygord. All you have to do is find it, she said. After a series of false starts, Nygord, a two-time Olympian, found his sport, and he modified her adage in the process. Once you find it, stick with it. Nygord, 53, is a 12-year member of the U.
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April 4, 1990 | ANDY RIVERA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Every person has a sport that's right for them, one they can excel in. That's what a friend told Don Nygord. All you have to do is find it, she said. After a series of false starts, Nygord, a two-time Olympian, found his sport, and he modified her adage in the process. Once you find it, stick with it. Nygord, 53, is a 12-year member of the U.
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July 14, 1991 | JEFF MEYERS
In other competition: WOMEN'S BASKETBALL Overcoming a 14-point first-half deficit, the South rallied to bury the West in women's basketball, 71-57, at UCLA's Pauley Pavilion. The West, which led, 27-13, midway through the first half, shot just 25% after intermission. West center Sara Wilson, a Hart High graduate who now plays at Oregon, made one of five field-goal attempts and finished with five points in a team-high 26 minutes.
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June 22, 1991 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Don Nygord of LaCrescenta, Calif., won his second consecutive national air pistol title, firing 1,251.3 points at the U.S. International Shooting Championships at Chino.
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June 30, 1987
Jimmy Dorsey of Spokane, Wash., broke the U.S. International Shooting Championships record in the standard pistol competition to win the national title in the event Monday at Chino. Dorsey scored a 1,159 out of 1,200 points in the two-day match held at Prado Tiro, the site of the 1984 Olympic shooting competition. Dorsey's score bettered the previous record of 1,150 set by Steve Reiter of Dale City, Calif., last year.
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April 23, 1992
Don Nygord of La Crescenta was fifth in the air pistol competition in Chino on Wednesday after the first of two selection matches for the 1992 U.S. Olympic pistol squad. Nygord had 1,338.7 of a possible 1,418 points, 15.1 behind leader Ben Amonette of Radford, Va. Two men and two women will be selected to compete in the Olympic event after the final tryout May 13-14.
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June 23, 1990 | From Times Wire Services
Don Nygord of La Crescenta, a 1988 Olympian, won the air-pistol competition Friday in the U.S. International Shooting Championships at Chino. Nygord won with a score of 1,246.3. Eduardo Suarez of Colorado Springs was second with 1,244.8. Women's sport pistol champion Bettie Blocksome of Hartselle, Ala., won her event with a score of 1,246, and Denise Morrison of Columbus, Ga., won the women's trap event with 292 points.
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June 30, 1985
Todd Bensley of Las Cruces, N.M., captured the running target-mixed run title Saturday at the U.S. International Shooting Championship. Bensley finished with an aggregate score of 1,160 of a possible 1,200 points in the competition at Prado Tiro, the site of the 1984 Olympic shooting competition. The event requires a shooter to fire at the silhouette of a running boar as it moves across an opening 50 meters away.
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July 3, 1985 | Associated Press
Olympic silver medalist Ruby Fox set a national record and captured the women's air pistol title Tuesday at the U.S. International Shooting Championships. Also winning events Tuesday at Prado Tiro, the 1984 Olympic Shooting facility, were Olympic gold medalist Pat Spurgin in the women's air rifle, Don Nygord in the men's air pistol and Matthew Suggs in the men's air rifle. Fox shot a 387 of a possible 400 to break her own record of 386 set last year.
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July 5, 1985 | From Times Wire Services and
Olympic silver medalist Ruby Fox won her second consecutive national championship in women's sport pistol competition Thursday at the 25th U.S. International Shooting Championships in Chino. Don Nygord of La Crescenta, won his third national championship this year by capturing the centerfire pistol event Thursday. "I actually shot better this year than I did last year, but the feeling is different. It's almost ho-hum. It's over," said Fox, of Parker, Ariz.
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