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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New Coach Hopes for Continued Success
Sep06

New Coach Hopes for Continued Success

Comet’s baseball new head coach is looking to build upon the successes of his predecessor. Coach Ben Adams, who was appointed as the Comets’ new head baseball coach has been a staff assistant at Palomar for 14 years. He hopes to continue to build upon the successes of the previous head coach, Buck Taylor, who over the summer accepted a position as the new pitching coach for Kansas State University. Both Taylor and Adams...

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Palomar alumni hits the spotlight
May16

Palomar alumni hits the spotlight

Palomar College can lead students to all sorts of exciting careers and Savelina Fanene, better known as Nia Jax, is a great example of that. Before studying at Palomar College and joining its basketball team in 2002-2003, Jax passed on a sports scholarship to model in New York City. Scouted while coming out of basketball practice one day, she described her first brush with stardom, “One of the judges was a modeling agent, and he...

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