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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Playing it smart, on and off the field
Apr13

Playing it smart, on and off the field

Palomar Baseball player Dillan Smith started playing baseball when he was just 3 years old. His parents said the first thing he picked up was a plastic baseball bat. After trying every sport, he decided at age 10 that it was only baseball that really interested him. Smith, 19, has successfully mastered balancing school and his leadership role out on the diamond. “He is pretty much a coaches’ dream,” Head Baseball Coach Buck Taylor...

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Comets vs. Eagles: a pitching duel
Apr01

Comets vs. Eagles: a pitching duel

The Palomar College Comets shutout the Mt. San Jacinto Eagles 4-0 to preserve its first place standing in the Pacific Coast Athletic Conference on March 22. The highlight of the game was the strong pitching performance of Palomar’s Emilio Esquibel as he baffled Eagles hitters all afternoon long en route to his fourth victory of the season. He would finish the day having allowed six hits while striking out two and walking one....

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Baseball vs San Diego City College March 25
Mar27

Baseball vs San Diego City College March 25

[Show picture list] Palomar beat San Diego City College 6-1 on March 25 to improve their conference record to...

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Baseball vs Mt. San Jacinto College: March 18
Mar19

Baseball vs Mt. San Jacinto College: March 18

[Show picture list] Palomar’s baseball team beat Mt. San Jacinto 5-1 on March 18 at Myer’s...

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Coaches offer opportunity, not scholarships
Mar10

Coaches offer opportunity, not scholarships

  So how do Palomar coaches convince young adults to come play sports at Palomar College; especially, when they have no scholarships to offer and outdated facilities that drive away spectators? Answer: opportunity. Coaches at California community colleges are not allowed to offer scholarships based on the bylaws of the California Community College Athletic Association, and the California Master Plan for public education. The main...

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