Comets run streak to 16-0
Apr21

Comets run streak to 16-0

The perfect streak continues for Palomar’s softball team after their 11-3 defeat over Southwestern on April 16. The win moves Palomar to 16-0 for the season, leaving the team undefeated in conference play. Palomar is currently ranked No. 1 in the state. A rematch of last season’s championship game proved victorious for the Comets when the team defeated Riverside City College 9-4 on April 15. The team clinched the division with 13...

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Comets blazing hot against Olympians
Apr20

Comets blazing hot against Olympians

Palomar College and San Diego Mesa College played a nail-bitter on April 13 that could have gone either way for six innings, but the Comets were able to get some late offense against the Olympians’ bullpen to push its winning streak to nine straight games with a 5-3 victory at Palomar’s Myers Field. The win was Palomar’s third straight victory against San Diego Mesa in the last five days. As of April 15, after Palomar played against...

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Comets end season on the wrong end of a sweep
Apr20

Comets end season on the wrong end of a sweep

Palomar’s women’s tennis team had a short end to a long season with a 9-0 loss to Grossmont on April 3. The comets were swept in singles 6-0, but the most competitive singles match of the day was between Palomar’s number one ranked player Remy Littrell and Grossmont’s number one Jaella Conway. Littrell won the first set 6-3, but Conway won the second set and tie-breaker 7-5 (10-8). Littrell said it was a tough loss because she was...

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“Young invincibles” choosing not to invest in Obamacare
Apr01

“Young invincibles” choosing not to invest in Obamacare

According to the U.S Department of Health, during the first three months of the Affordable Care Act, only 24 percent of the 2.2 million adults who enrolled in Obamacare are between the ages of 18 to 34. This is well below the Obama administration’s 40 percent target for the “young invincibles”, a term coined for adults in that age range who see themselves as young and healthy. The Center of Disease Control and Prevention reported that...

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Comet’s match high standards over break
Apr01

Comet’s match high standards over break

On March 20 Palomar men’s tennis team scored its second straight win of the spring break period with a 5-4 win over San Diego City College. In the first round, Palomar split its singles match play 3-3, with freshmen Angelo Gustillo (6-2 ,6-1), Vince Rivera (6-3, 6-4), and Evan Davis (6-1,6-0) winning in straight sets. Rivera played a considerably larger opponent in his first round match against Scott Samperio of SDCC. Samperio stands...

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