Comet’s Volleyball defeats Southwestern in straight sets
Oct07

Comet’s Volleyball defeats Southwestern in straight sets

Palomar College women’s volleyball team defeated Southwestern in all three sets at the Pacific Coast Athletic Conference match on Wednesday night in the Jaguar’s gym. According to a press release from Palomar College, the scores were 24-14, 24-14, 24-13. The game had eight kills and two blocks by Maci Lerno and six kills each from Rylee Zimmerman, Rachel McFarland, and Madi Stark. Aspen Leudtke also made 25 assists and...

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Comets Football rebounds with commanding win over Grossmont
Oct07

Comets Football rebounds with commanding win over Grossmont

Speaking with head coach Joe Early after last weeks frustrating loss to Saddleback College, he had hoped for a good week of practice and for his team to come out and execute their game plan much better than they did that night. The Comets did just that on Saturday when they defeated the Grossmont Griffins 41-24 at Mashin-Roth stadium. In a game that was much more lopsided than the final score, the Comets led 27-6 after three quarters,...

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Don’t ignore what makes you uneasy
Oct06

Don’t ignore what makes you uneasy

It is wrong and cowardly for someone to abuse someone they “love” because they feel entitled. It doesn’t matter how rich or powerful they are, they shouldn’t be protected from things they do wrong. Like many stories on local news, domestic violence is not spoken of unless it affects a celebrity. Or in this case, a famous and talented sports player, like former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice. On Feb. 15, Rice was arrested for...

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‘Slacklife’: a culture built on balance and facing fears
Oct06

‘Slacklife’: a culture built on balance and facing fears

Fifty feet above the ground, 100 feet to walk and only an inch of wiggle room. As I stood on the edge of the cliff I looked at the ground below that is covered in rocks, trees and bushes with spiky leaves. I probably wouldn’t die if I fell but it would certainly hurt. Thankfully, I was wearing a harness tied to a leash that was connected to a line that reached the other side of the canyon. It seemed like miles away, with many...

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Coaching legend looks to bring his professional expertise to Palomar
Oct06

Coaching legend looks to bring his professional expertise to Palomar

A new Palomar College quarterback coach has over four decades of experience in the coaching world and has coached 12 quarterbacks that have moved onto the NFL. After coaching at schools such as Notre Dame and Stanford, Coach Bill Diedrick has brought his expertise to Palomar. “When I was down here retired … they always asked me if I would be interested in coaching at Palomar and when the position became available I decided to...

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Comets can’t break free in loss to Gauchos
Oct02

Comets can’t break free in loss to Gauchos

The Comet’s football team saw their record drop to 2-2 after losing to the visiting Saddleback Gauchos, 42-31, on Sept. 27 at Escondido High School. Both teams started the game on fire offensively, each scoring 21 points in the first quarter, but it was the Gauchos who were able to leave with their first win of the season, in large part due to the performance of dual-threat quarterback Ricky Bautista. Palomar Head Coach Joe Early...

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