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convince young adults to come play sports at Palomar College; especially, when they have no scholarships to offer and outdated facilities that drive away spectators?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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Post season hopes fouled
Mar07

Post season hopes fouled

After days of excitement and celebration the Palomar College women’s basketball team was notified the day before playoffs they were not going after all. The Cerritos College Falcons replaced the Comets after an official appeal was made. Palomar was not given enough time to re-appeal because the team was not informed until the day before regionals according to Head Women’s Basketball coach Leigh Marshall. There were 18 teams that moved...

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Catcher sets aside the major leagues
Mar05

Catcher sets aside the major leagues

Francis Christy was drafted straight out of high school into major league baseball but turned down the offer to attend college and improve as a player. Originally from Petaluma, Calif., 18-year-old Christy has been playing baseball for 13 years.   When he was five his father enrolled him and his brother in several sports including basketball and soccer. His brother chose basketball whereas Christy found his passion in baseball....

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Star guard is more than just a player
Mar03

Star guard is more than just a player

Palomar’s Mikaela Stanton is a little dynamo on the basketball court with a motto of, “handle the ball like Rajon Rondo and shoot it like Ray Allen.” However, her teammates and coach are more impressed by her big-time character on and off the court. Stanton’s love for basketball started at 2-years-old on a Fisher Price hoop where her mom and dad were her first coaches. As her game and age developed she went on to be a stand-out player...

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Double header games ends in double success
Mar03

Double header games ends in double success

On Feb. 21 Palomar’s men and women basketball teams played a double header, said farewell to their sophomores and raised money for cancer research to end the regular season. In the first game of the night, the men’s team defeated the Mira Costa College Spartans 74-65, behind sophomore guard, Derick Jones, who had 15 points, three rebounds and six assists. Mira Costa, who was down by as many 20 points in the second half, came within...

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