Gallery:  Softball vs. Cypress College:  April 11
Apr14

Gallery: Softball vs. Cypress College: April 11

[Show picture list] Comets hosted Cypress College for a doubleheader on April 11.  The Comets were defeated in the first game 5-2 and won the second game 3-2. Photos: Dirk Callum / The...

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Sowing the seeds of sleep with the ‘Plow’ pose
Apr13

Sowing the seeds of sleep with the ‘Plow’ pose

Now that Spring Break has passed and the semester is more than half way over, that means final exams are almost here. This is the time to be getting enough sleep, not staying up all night cramming in study sessions. Although the days never seem long enough to get everything done, there isn’t anything more important than getting a good night sleep. It is difficult to turn the thought-switch off at night with everything going on in the...

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Schools have forgotten the order of the ‘student-athlete’
Apr13

Schools have forgotten the order of the ‘student-athlete’

Being a student-athlete is a privilege, and not a right. But some colleges apparently have forgotten what that means. Look at the term again … “student-athlete.” Which word comes first? If the individual student cannot perform the simple capabilities they have been performing since they were a pre-schooler, then they do not deserve the right to be an athlete for the school. The school, in return, should set the example for how a...

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Cheer team repeats as champs
Apr13

Cheer team repeats as champs

Palomar’s cheer team successfully defended its title as best small cheer team in the nation after winning the USA Collegiate Nationals in late March. The Palomar Small Coed cheer team competed March 22-23 at the United Spirit Association Collegiate National Championships in Anaheim, Calif., participating in the 2-year Small Coed Show Cheer competition. The team of 16 girls and four boys spent two days at the Anaheim Convention Center...

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Myers Field: a retrospective
Apr13

Myers Field: a retrospective

The Spring 2015 season marks the final year Palomar Baseball will play on the 60-year-old baseball facility, Myers Field. Throughout the years, the field has seen season after season of fresh and ambitious athletes compete on its grounds. At the end of the current season, it will be razed for a future expansion of parking and replaced with a new, Division I-level baseball field that will finish construction within the coming months,...

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Past Week in Palomar Sports 3/31 – 4/7
Apr08

Past Week in Palomar Sports 3/31 – 4/7

TUESDAY, MARCH 31 Baseball Prior to playing Mesa College on Tuesday, the 20-4 Comets had finally been recognized as the No. 1 team in CCCAA’s So Cal rankings, overtaking Fullerton College (17-9).  The recognition atop the leaderboards came after Palomar had won its last six games in a row while the Hornets dropped three straight. Palomar also moved up to the No. 2 spot in the American Baseball Coaches Association JUCO Pacific...

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