Comets take down Lancers 5-4 in thrilling match up
Feb12

Comets take down Lancers 5-4 in thrilling match up

Story by Nicholas Casadona   Palomar defeated Pasadena City 5-4 in a tight matchup. Homeruns by each team in the first inning lead to a close game throughout. Comets starting pitcher, Parker Askegreen, was able to escape the second and third innings unharmed both ending with the bases loaded. After a speedy triple in the bottom of the fourth by lefty Adrian Collazo and a fielder’s choice to bring Collazo home the Comets...

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Men’s tennis ready for fresh start
Feb12

Men’s tennis ready for fresh start

After struggling to secure enough players last year, Palomar’s Men’s Tennis is fielding a full lineup of eight Comets for the 2019 season. Head Coach Ronnie Mancao, who has been coaching at the collegiate level for over 30 years, is leading a spirited team of five freshmen and three sophomores. While most of the new faces have been involved in the sport for a number of years, Mancao illustrates that his emphasis this season is to get...

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Palomar College sports Hall of Fame
Feb07

Palomar College sports Hall of Fame

On January 26th, 2019 Palomar College inducted 8 new members to it’s sports hall of fame. The inductees are highlighted by 3 time national championship football head coach Tom Craft and former NFL quarterback Tyler Lorenzen. Tom Craft // Football Coach — 1983-1993, 1997-2001 With a record of 115-56-1, he’s the winningest coach in Palomar College history. He coached the team to its only 3 national championships in 1991, 1993, and...

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Palomar swimming diving into new season
Feb07

Palomar swimming diving into new season

Story by Kena Haun   The men and women of Palomar swimming have dived back into the pool with a balanced blend of returning standouts and new competitors. Returning swimmers include Jarad Altman who placed 9th last year at the CCCAA Championships in the 1650 freestyle while qualifying in three events at this state competition for the men’s team. The women’s team has two athletes returning that won at state in the freestyle event,...

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Homerun! Slam dunk! Comets athletic is back
Feb07

Homerun! Slam dunk! Comets athletic is back

It’s that time of year again when the sounds of dribbling basketballs and the pings of aluminum bats fill the campus air. As teams start their season working towards the common goal of a state title. Here’s a quick update on how the first few weeks went for Comets Athletics. BASEBALL The baseball team ended their season last May with a heartbreaking loss to Saddleback in the Super Regional round of the postseason, but with the start...

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Palomar’s Scholar Athletes
Feb07

Palomar’s Scholar Athletes

Being a college student is no easy feat, but add the pressure of weekly practices and games and the concept of having to pass a simple english course can seem impossible. The following students recently competed in the 2018 Palomar College fall season while simultaneously completing 12 or more units and holding a 3.0 or higher grade point average. With a collective 22 men’s and women’s sports and an average of 450 participating...

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