Life long Comet laid to rest
May20

Life long Comet laid to rest

Lifelong sports writer and Palomar alum Tom Saxe has left an imprint on the Palomar Athletic Program that will last. In a letter to Palomar faculty Athletic Director, Scott Cathcart said, “ Tom committed -not his professional life -but his total life, to what he considered to be his family, the Palomar College Athletic Department.” Saxe was in his 22 years at Palomar and second as the Sports Information Director (SID) at the school....

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Rebellion football player Christina Stoll: Technical assistant by day, pro football player by night
Apr08

Rebellion football player Christina Stoll: Technical assistant by day, pro football player by night

It’s the NFL offseason and football fans everywhere are waiting for football to return. The wait is over. The San Diego Rebellion of the Women’s National Football Conference (WNFC) is here to fill the void left by the NFL One player in particular for the Rebellion is Christin Stoll, a technical assistant in the Palomar College Media Studies Department, entering her second season playing in the WNFC Stoll discovered the Rebellion when...

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Championship swimmers look to repeat success
Apr08

Championship swimmers look to repeat success

Spring has sprung and there’s hard work to be done for two returning swimmers who raced to an 800-yard relay championship last season and have high hopes for competing this semester. Madalyn Johnson and Violet Stewart are steadfast swimmers when it comes to training for a conference that occurs middle of April every year. They broke the record during spring 2018, eventually moving on to state championships and winning first place....

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College athletes cut corners with paper classes
Mar04

College athletes cut corners with paper classes

Paper classes may appear foreign to some but represents a growing negative trend among the country’s highest levels of collegiate athletics. Paper classes is roughly defined as any academic course at a higher institution that appears on paper as completed credits for an athlete but never existed in the first place. Others may argue that this is a positive allowing athletes to focus more on a pro career but with less than 1% of college...

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Kyler Murray sets example for multi-sport athletes
Mar04

Kyler Murray sets example for multi-sport athletes

Story by Jordan Spurgeon Kyler Murray has officially chosen football over baseball. The 2018 Heisman Trophy winner and ninth overall pick in the 2018 MLB draft, Kyler Murray has made his decision. He tweeted “Moving forward, I am fully committing my life and time to becoming an NFL quarterback.” on Monday Feb. 11, 2019. He’s pursuing the sport he’s more passionate about, which helps make this the right decision. Being a multi-sport...

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No one wants to root for a bully
Mar04

No one wants to root for a bully

The NFL has a violence problem. It’s not a secret and it hasn’t been for a while. There are 48 documented cases of domestic violence, battery and assault by NFL Players in the last four years and in the first two months of 2019 the league added numbers 49 and 50 to the pile. While all three of these are just as bad as the next, domestic violence seems to be the area that gets highlighted the most. These domestic violence cases have...

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