Bring concussions to the light of day
Dec04

Bring concussions to the light of day

It’s Sunday, you’re watching your NFL team play when, suddenly, a player’s down on the field and soon thereafter being evaluated by the training staff. Sometimes it’s nothing too bad. Other times it’s something more se­rious that might require the player to be ruled out for the rest of the game. A concussion, be it just sus­pected or officially diagnosed, falls under the latter. Concussions are under the...

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Alex Gomez wrestles into 2nd at LA meet
Dec04

Alex Gomez wrestles into 2nd at LA meet

Comet wrestler, Alex Gomez, is continuing his season after coming off a second place finish at The Brawl at East L.A. Gomez is in the 197-pound weight­class coming out of Ramona high school and is into his sophomore year in Comet red. Gomez has built his skills off of last year and credits his coaches for helping his game out. “This is because we have good coaches, head coach Brody Barrios is a good coach, and coach Mike has...

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Wrestlers Brawl it out
Dec04

Wrestlers Brawl it out

The Comets wrestling team had something to be thankful for just in time to eat Thanksgiving dinner, a win at The Brawl held in East Los Angeles. This victory follows another no­table accomplishment in Whittier, Calif. on Nov. 9, where the team won at Rio Hondo College, ranking them No. 3 in the state. This ranking closely follows top-ranked Cerritos College. Star athlete and heavyweight champion, Seville Hayes attributed to this win...

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Coach begins 20I6-20I7 season in strides
Dec04

Coach begins 20I6-20I7 season in strides

Basketball season has begun and Palomar women’s basketball team is working hard with the help of head coach, Leigh Marshall. Marshall was hired at the start of the 2010-2011 season and has managed to successfully coach the wom­en’s basketball team and has helped by guiding the team on the road to suc­cess. Additionally, Marshall made the decision on becoming a coach since she had a big passion for basketball and it was the...

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Spring Sports Preview
Dec04

Spring Sports Preview

As the weather starts warming up, those interested in being part of the athletic buzz at Palomar College can be off to Spring-fresh start. Baseball is one Palomar sport that will begin in the Spring 2017 semester. While its schedule has not come up yet, enthusiasts of the sport can already marvel at the Comet’s success thus far. Some former Comet teammates are now in Major League Baseball. Nick Vincent, Seattle Mariners relief pitcher...

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Three-point shooter shines on the court
Dec04

Three-point shooter shines on the court

A 6-foot-4-inch freshman is currently leading the Comet’s men’s basketball team in three-point percentage, also currently ranked fourth in the Pacific Coast North league. Jackson Strong is a shooting guard coming out of Torrey Pines High School. Strong, originally from Illinois, started playing basketball at the age of four. His love for basketball started with his father. “My dad played college basketball. He taught me how to play...

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