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January 9, 1990 | STEVE KRESAL
Statistically, Vince Hizon appears to be enjoying a solid season for the Cypress College basketball team. He is averaging 14.6 points playing off guard and forward for the Chargers, the 10th-ranked team in the state. Still, Hizon struggled during the first half of the season. He was in and out of the starting lineup and was convinced he could do better. "I wasn't playing that great," Hizon said. "Frustration was starting to set in, then it was getting negative.
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March 5, 1992 | STEVE KRESAL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Vince Hizon realized the dream of most who aspire to play college basketball. It started when he was at Mater Dei High School putting in long hours on his jump shot, ball handling and other skills. He continued to work hard at Cypress College and was rewarded with a scholarship to a Division I college--Boise State. Well, OK, Boise State and the Big Sky Conference are not the acme of the Division I basketball world, but one has at least a view of it from there.
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March 5, 1992 | STEVE KRESAL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Vince Hizon realized the dream of most who aspire to play college basketball. It started when he was at Mater Dei High School putting in long hours on his jump shot, ball handling and other skills. He continued to work hard at Cypress College and was rewarded with a scholarship to a Division I college--Boise State. Well, OK, Boise State and the Big Sky Conference are not the acme of the Division I basketball world, but one has at least a view of it from there.
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January 9, 1990 | STEVE KRESAL
Statistically, Vince Hizon appears to be enjoying a solid season for the Cypress College basketball team. He is averaging 14.6 points playing off guard and forward for the Chargers, the 10th-ranked team in the state. Still, Hizon struggled during the first half of the season. He was in and out of the starting lineup and was convinced he could do better. "I wasn't playing that great," Hizon said. "Frustration was starting to set in, then it was getting negative.
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April 12, 1990
Vince Hizon of Cypress College signed a national letter of intent to attend Boise State, Cypress announced Wednesday. Hizon, a 6-2 guard/forward, averaged 15.2 points and led Cypress to the Orange Empire Conference title. He was the most valuable player of the conference as well as an all-state player.
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March 4, 1992
The Southern Calfornia College men's basketball team defeated Azusa Pacific, 89-86, Tuesday in the first round of the NAIA District 3 playoffs at Azusa. Mike Henjum and Rick Witmer each scored 19 points for the Vanguards (22-9), who advance to play top-seeded Biola in a semifinal at 8 p.m. Saturday at Whittier College. In another District 3 playoff game: Biola 87, Christ College Irvine 55--Vince Hizon, a former Cypress College player, scored 16 points for host Biola (29-3).
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January 1, 1989
Cypress College hit 7 of 11 shots from 3-point range Saturday en route to a 61-52 victory over Central Florida in the fifth-place game of the 16-team Mesa Rotary Shootout tournament. Freshman forward Vince Hizon led the way for Cypress, (7-9, 3-1 in the tournament). Hizon scored a team-high 15 points and made 3 of 5 from 3-point distance. Sophomore guard Mike Varos scored 14 points and hit 4 of 5 3-point shots.
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December 8, 1988
Doug Newby stole a pass and made an off-balance, 15-foot shot as time ran out to give Cerritos College a 66-64 victory over Cypress Wednesday in the first round of the Golden West men's basketball tournament. Cypress led, 63-54, with 3:41 left but scored only 1 point the rest of the way. Newby scored 10 points for Cerritos (9-0). Vince Hizon scored 21 and Andre Lamoureux 12 for Cypress (2-5), which led at halftime, 34-32. Glendale plays Antelope Valley at 6 p.m.
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December 7, 1989
Andre Lamoureux scored 21 points and had 14 rebounds to lead Cypress College to a 65-60 victory over Glendale Wednesday in the first round of the Golden West men's basketball tournament. Lamoureux, a sophomore forward for Los Alamitos High School, got a rebound, was fouled and made a free throw with 21 seconds left to give Cypress its five-point margin.
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December 31, 1989
Golden West College, the top-ranked women's basketball team in the nation, lost Saturday to Yakima Valley, 83-78, in the final of the Fullerton College tournament. Golden West (19-1) had a six-point lead with six minutes remaining when Yakima Valley (17-1) made its decisive run. Golden West was led by Beth Sircha, who had 21 points--including five three-pointers--and Claudette Jackson, who had 19 points.
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February 1, 1990 | STEVE KRESAL STEVE KRESAL..BD: TIMES STAFF WRITER
With a small but concerned group of outsiders among 200 spectators in the Golden West College gym Wednesday, Cypress defeated the Rustlers, 80-57, in an Orange Empire Conference men's basketball game. The group--the Rancho Santiago team and coaching staff--was looking for some help from Golden West in the conference race. Cypress had defeated Rancho Santiago, 75-60, last Wednesday to take a one-game lead over the Dons.
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December 29, 1989
Gene Altamirano had 22 points to lead Rancho Santiago College to a 72-61 victory over Mt. San Antonio Thursday in a championship semifinal-round game of the Rancho Santiago Holiday basketball tournament. Altamirano, a sophomore forward, made six of six three-pointers and four of four free throws. He scored eight consecutive points to help Rancho Santiago overcome Mt. San Antonio in the second half. The Mounties led at the half, 29-28.
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