All-central conference comets
Dec06

All-central conference comets

After an up and down football season the Palomar Comets have named nine all- Central Conference players. Four players were voted onto the first team including, utility player Devin Nilson out of Carlsbad High School, inside linebacker Chris Calhoun from Mission Hills High School, punter Jacob Stepanek from Temescal Canyon High, and Kick returner Lamar Raboteau from Mira Mesa. Palomar five players voted to the second team, wide...

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Stop fighting! The children are watching
Dec06

Stop fighting! The children are watching

Humans have an instinct for violence, and when combined with the competitiveness of sports, a non-contact sport can turn into a physical battle. No one talks about the effect violence has on common people. It has been proven again and again that violence in television shows, video games, and movies results in violent children. Yet no one talks about the violence in sports being potentially dangerous to everyday minds. When a fight...

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A trio of trainers
Dec06

A trio of trainers

Story by Eric Cantu   They can be found along the sidelines at every Palomar sports game and with 450 student-athletes across 22 sports, the Comet’s athletic trainers are in constant demand. Felica Heise and Dennis Greenhill, and Trevor Van Haute make up the athletic training team that takes care of the largest Athletic programs in the county and 3rd in California. These three trainers come together and build a successful team...

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Palomar basketball back in action
Dec05

Palomar basketball back in action

Story by Gerald Ligeralde Palomar men and women’s basketball is back in action and is looking to get into shape for the upcoming 2019 season. Both teams have a lot of fresh faces and raw talent, but overall both teams are hungry for the championship title especially the women’s team seeking redemption for last year’s state tournament upset. Men’s basketball tied for second in the league last season at 16-14 and played in the state...

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Devon Modster: Palomar’s hidden star
Dec05

Devon Modster: Palomar’s hidden star

“Excited for a new chapter!” Devon Modster, former UCLA quarterback, wrote in a Twitter post thanking his former coach and teammates. On September 21 the news of Modsters’ transfer rippled through the college football world. Eight years into his football career, Modster decided it was time for a change after losing the starting quarterback position to teammate Wilton Speight. The four star recruit was thirteenth pro style quarterback,...

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Comets fall sports season coming to a close
Nov14

Comets fall sports season coming to a close

Another fall sports season has come to a close and with a handful of teams not eligible for playoffs Palomar athletics look ahead to the spring. Those who qualify will be fighting for a title in the coming weeks looking to bring home another championship to an already impressive athletic program. Football Palomar football has exceeded expectations as they carried a 6-3 record into their final game of the season against San Diego Mesa....

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