Out-of-state athletes chase dreams at Palomar
Nov13

Out-of-state athletes chase dreams at Palomar

Of the 93 junior colleges, often called JUCOs, with a football team in the nation, 75 of them are located in California. Serving as a gateway for second chances, community colleges provide the opportunity for student athletes to use school as a means to take another shot at their goals. Twenty-one Palomar Comet football players on the roster are out-of-state students. The Comets wide receiver, Avery Harris, moved from Orlando, Florida...

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Comets women’s water polo loses close contest
Nov08

Comets women’s water polo loses close contest

The women’s water polo were defeated at home on Oct. 18, against San Diego Mesa narrowly losing 10-9 at the end. Mesa’s speedy attacking moves had seen them leading their host by two goals in the first three minutes before Palomar was able to responded with a goal of their own. Sydney Thomas soon equalized with an accurate shot, but the visitors stormed forward and fired long range shots to score two goals in a row to lead...

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Cannelofight
Nov08

Cannelofight

The boxing world today has many issues of corruption. Boxing had always dealt with issues when it came to the scoring by the judges and the fight between. And the bout between Golovkin and Canelo is a prime example of a bad judge. When Golovkin and Canelo signed a contract to fight in Sept. 16, 2017, many of the boxing fans were excited for the upcoming fight. As the two fighters met in the ring, we were surprised and shocked that...

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Hut hut hike! Meet the offensive line
Oct22

Hut hut hike! Meet the offensive line

The offensive linemen of Palomar’s football team typically get little to no attention, but these big guys deserve a little more limelight. The offensive line is coached by Steve White, who has been coaching football in and out of different schools for 36 years. “Something you can’t coach is size, because everybody is bigger, faster, stronger.” Coach White said. “They have to be fairly athletic and quick [as well].” The Comet’s...

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Men’s basketball kicks off preseason undefeated
Oct19

Men’s basketball kicks off preseason undefeated

The Palomar men’s basketball team gave its fans a little preview of what to expect for the regular season. The Comets held a scrimmage at the Palomar Dome against the San Diego City Knights and the Saddleback Gauchos on Sept. 29. The Comets held it down and won against both teams. The Palomar men’s basketball team’s display gives hope for the upcoming season as they went 4-0 in its showcase at the 2017 So Cal Fall Juco Jamboree,...

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Former Comet coaches team
Oct19

Former Comet coaches team

A glimpse of the new men’s water polo coach, Kody Moffatt, might give some a feeling that they have seen him somewhere before. If they have been around the Palomar campus for a few years, then they may be right. Moffatt was a student athlete at Palomar College only a few years ago, and he is now back, but this time in the capacity of head coach for the men’s water polo team. Coach Moffatt was born in Riverside, and grew up in...

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