Tennis teams notch first wins of the season
Feb23

Tennis teams notch first wins of the season

After starting the season 0-4 and 0-5 respectively, the Comets’ mens and women’s tennis teams finally notched their first wins of the season on Feb. 17. The men’s team traveled to Victor Valley and dominated the Rams in a 9-0 shutout. In the No. 1 singles match, Jonathan Rodriguez beat Manny Diaz-Gomez in straight sets 6-1, 6-1. In the doubles matchup, Taylor Bryant and Christian Corse beat Diaz-Gomez and Nolan Earl 6-1, 6-0. In other...

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Evans’ hot start earns her PCAC award honors
Feb23

Evans’ hot start earns her PCAC award honors

Comets softball pitcher Summer Evans was named Pacific Coast Athletic Conference Women’s Athlete of the Week for Feb. 9-15 after recording three wins in a seven-day span. Her three wins boosted her overall record for the season to 5-0, and helped the team go undefeated for the week (3-0). Evans, a freshman from Escondido High School, has an 0.60 earned-run average (ERA) over 35 innings this season. To start her week, she pitched a...

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Women’s B-Ball moves one step closer to PCAC championship with win
Feb23

Women’s B-Ball moves one step closer to PCAC championship with win

On the final home game of the year, the Palomar women’s basketball team took one step closer to claiming its second Pacific Coast Athletic Conference title in three years. In beating visiting MiraCosta College 79-36 on Feb. 18, Coach Leigh Marshall and her players showed the resilience of a veteran squad, with 12 of her 14 players scoring. Keisha Cox, the state’s No. 14 leader in points per game, led the team with 14. Other players in...

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Men’s basketball wins their home finale
Feb23

Men’s basketball wins their home finale

On a night where the men’s basketball team celebrated its three sophomores, the Comets took to the Dome floor knowing they needed to win their home finale to keep their hopes of winning the PCAC North Division alive. With the help of freshman Matt Duniphan, the team did just that in an 86-68 victory over Imperial Valley on Feb.13. Duniphan, an Escondido High import, had his first double- double of the season with 10 points and 12...

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Police violence is evidence of larger problems
Feb02

Police violence is evidence of larger problems

As the saying goes, “Those who do not learn from history…are doomed to repeat it.” You would think by now that race would not play a part in how we treat certain people, but it turns out we as a society we were wrong. And it is because of the unfortunate deaths of Trayvon Martin, Eric Garner, and Michael Brown, Jr., all of whom are African American, that we are reminded of this all too true fact. It’s not that these people were...

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