Softball prepares for tough season
Jan30

Softball prepares for tough season

Palomar’s softball team is looking to rebound from a disappointing end to their 2014 season, when they were eliminated in the CCCAA Super Regionals. The Comets, lead by Coach Lacey Craft, finished with a 33-6 overall record (including a perfect 18-0 in the Pacific Coast Athletic Conference), but lost to Santa Ana and Cerritos in the Super Regionals, losing out on a chance to defend their state championship from 2013. This season will...

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75 athletes named to PCAC Fall All-Academic Team

Palomar College’s Athletic Department has a lot to brag about this year, as 75 of their student athletes were named onto the Pacific Coast Athletic Conference’s Fall All-Academic Team. To qualify, a student-athlete must be enrolled in at least 12 semester units and finish the semester with a 3.0 grade point average. Twelve of the 75 athletes finished with a perfect 4.0 GPA, including football offensive guard Luke Davis. Davis, a...

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Comets football sends six players to four-year schools

In the last month, Palomar College has had six of its football players commit to four-year colleges to continue their next step toward becoming professionals. Five of the players came from this last season’s Patriot Bowl-winning team, while one of the players from 2013 made his commitment. Wide receiver M.J. Bailey, who tied for the team lead this last season with 6 touchdowns while leading the team with 855 receiving yards, committed...

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Remembering former Palomar athletic director Bob Lusky
Jan19

Remembering former Palomar athletic director Bob Lusky

Bob Lusky, a former athletic director at Palomar College, died Jan. 2 at the age of 77 due to longtime heart problems. Lusky, who also served as an assistant football coach and head golf coach, left behind a legacy of accolades to go along with his career as a coach and a teacher. He coached with, as well as mentored some of the current Palomar sports staff, including Head Football Coach Joe Early, and one-time softball coach and...

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Palomar students protest against police brutality
Dec10

Palomar students protest against police brutality

Palomar student/veteran Christopher Walker, 27, reads a speech during an anti-police brutality protest on the Student Union Dec.  10. Video by Casey Cousins | The Telescope     While students were receiving back massages and petting puppies during a college event called De-Stress Fest, a few individuals took a stand in the name of justice. Earlier Wednesday, a group of 11 students and staff stood in the Student Union...

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