Palomar football pulls out win in dramatic fashion
Sep19

Palomar football pulls out win in dramatic fashion

Palomar’s football team has put one up on the win column. Palomar started the game off great, scoring 14 in the first quarter while finishing off the first half ahead of the Santa Monica Corsairs, 21-14. Then the Comets scored a touchdown in the third and fourth quarter, but gave up two touchdowns and two point conversions on each of those touchdowns, to end the game with a final score of 35-30, Palomar. Comets Head Coach Joe Early...

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Former comet, James Hoyt makes MLB
Sep19

Former comet, James Hoyt makes MLB

Former Palomar College baseball player, James Hoyt, made his Major league debut with the Astros on Aug. 3rd, 2016. Hoyt, an Idaho native, moved to California in 2007 to play baseball at Palomar College when he received a phone call from former MLB player Bill Buckner. “I didn’t get to see James Hoyt’s debut, I was actually practicing at Palomar but heard that he did really well,” Michale Benson, the catcher for the Palomar College...

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Palomar Soccer wins game in second half comeback
Sep19

Palomar Soccer wins game in second half comeback

Palomar men’s soccer came through in the clutch against the El Camino College Compton Center Tartars after a slow 0-2-2 start. Palomar won the game 3-2, scoring a goal in the beginning, middle and end of the second half, which made up for a slow first half where the Comets did not score a single goal. Palomar’s sophomore forward Argie Cerde, scored the game-winning goal in the last two minutes of the game. “It felt amazing,” said...

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Palomar Soccer on the Horizon
Sep19

Palomar Soccer on the Horizon

SAN MARCOS- The Palomar men’s and women’s soccer teams are preparing for the 2016 season. The women’s team members said they look to improve on their 9-11-1 record from 2015, while the men will be looking to improve on a 9-12 record in 2015. The men’s team will enter the 2016 season without two standout players, Victor Gonzalez and Aaron Ruth, who both have transferred to four-year universities. The team...

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Volleyball player rekindles her passion
Sep19

Volleyball player rekindles her passion

Shoes squeak against the hardwoods floor, women scream with passion, and the crowd roars as Kianna Niu. The outside hitter for the Palomar Comet’s women’s volleyball team spikes the ball into the ground as one of her 18 kills against Chaffey Community College on Aug. 27. Niu is a sophomore at Palomar, but playing her first season with the Comets. She last played volleyball at the collegiate level for the College of Southern Idaho...

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Gallery:  Football vs. Santa Monica: Sept. 10
Sep11

Gallery: Football vs. Santa Monica: Sept. 10

Palomar football team hosted the Santa Monica Corairs on Sept. 10 at Escondido High School Wilson Stadium.  Palomar defeated Santa Monica in the non-conference game 30-25. Photography by Philip Farry and Johnny Jones/The Telescope [Show as...

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