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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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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Like father, like daughter
Nov14

Like father, like daughter

In the game of volleyball the setter is often considered the position that could make or break a team and for the Palomar women’s volleyball that spark plug in the center is Mikayla Seiler. Coming from a family of volleyball players Seiler naturally picked up the sport herself following in the footsteps of her father and coach, Karl Seiler. Mikayla mentioned, “Both of my parents and coached so it’s kind of in the family.” Coach...

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Water polo captin leads team
Nov14

Water polo captin leads team

Kelly Rowan has been a student and athlete at Palomar College since 2016 but has been playing water polo for eight years. “My friend’s mom’s thought I’d be good at it (water polo) because I was very boyish and aggressive,” Rowan said, “I ended up really liking it and I’ve played for eight years.” When it comes to juggling school and sports, Rowan mentioned that it can often be difficult to play the roles of a student and an athlete....

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Quarterback Class
Oct22

Quarterback Class

Building a team isn’t easy. Of the 4 quarterbacks starting this season for the Comets only 2 of those remain, Connor Curry and Shea Morales. “They coexist really well, all of our quarterbacks get along together and that’s a good thing,”Palomar College Head Coach Joe Early said. Palomar lost its #1 QB Rodney Thompson and #3 QB Adam Carr to injuries in the first 2 games. Since then Curry and Morales have been alternating at the...

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Allstar softball players lean on friendship
Oct22

Allstar softball players lean on friendship

Story by Alex Garcia   Sarah Fisher and Allie Hughen, are more than just teammates. They have been best friends for over 15 years, and have made a lasting impact on the softball team here at Palomar. The duo met in Vista girls softball recreational league and have been teammates ever since. Both being All Star athletes, they have evolved as athletes winning state championships. Fisher was the State Player of the year last year, while...

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