Camaraderie: the foundation of baseball
May14

Camaraderie: the foundation of baseball

“Hitters! Shirts off!” The booming voice of head coach Cord “Buck” Taylor rings out over the baseball field of Palomar athletes taking ground balls and pop flies. “We hit with no shirts last week and won,” said Coach Taylor. “We’re going try it again.” Having won the previous series against the College of the Canyons in a thrilling walk-off the men of the Palomar baseball team decided to try their luck and risk the sunburn for...

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Gallery: Softball vs. Imperial Valley: April 20
May03

Gallery: Softball vs. Imperial Valley: April 20

Palomar women’s softball team hosted Imperial Valley on April 20 at the Palomar softball field.  Palomar defeated Imperial Valley 18 – 4 after five innings of play. Photos by Amanda Raines/The Telescope [Show as...

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From Spain to Palomar for the love of golf
Apr23

From Spain to Palomar for the love of golf

A little over a year ago, Jaime Sanz, left his homeland of Spain, his mother, and brother to join his father in America to follow his dreams of becoming a pro golfer. “My father applied for a green card, and I wanted to study [at college] while I was playing golf. In Spain that is very hard to do. So, we decided to move here,” Sanz said. Sanz is 19 years old and in his second season with Palomar’s men’s golf team. He began playing...

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De Anda instills passion into her players
Apr20

De Anda instills passion into her players

Four girls surround Coach Carly de Anda as she tells them to hit the ball down center-court. “Lean into your swing,” she stated, bending forward and giving a sweeping gesture with her arm. This would be one of several different exercises to get the girls warmed up for practice that day. Midway through practice, tennis balls were scattered around the court, at least a few dozen bouncing off the back fences and around the players. While...

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Coach Mancao looks forward to season end
Apr19

Coach Mancao looks forward to season end

30-year veteran Coach of Palomar’s Men’s Tennis, Ronnie Mancao, looks forward to another year of tennis despite this particular season’s external struggles. “The difference with this season is that we have been struggling to get enough players,” Mancao said. “We had a lot of last minute transfers.” Mancao said that they lost four players due to them transferring, but he added this is good for the past players despite being hard...

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Is the Palomar gym cost effective for you?
Apr18

Is the Palomar gym cost effective for you?

SAN MARCOS — There are a multitude of options to look at when deciding on a gym membership. Here are three practical and local choices. Palomar College has their own gym on campus. According to Paul Boley, the college gym’s fitness center specialist, about ¾ of the memberships belong to students and faculty and the rest being other members of the community. Once a membership has been purchased at Palomar College’s gym, the...

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