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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Gallery: Sports: Softball vs. Fullerton: Feb. 16
Mar08

Gallery: Sports: Softball vs. Fullerton: Feb. 16

[Show picture list] Palomar softball hosted Fullerton at the Palomar field on Feb. 16.  Palomar defeated Fullerton 1-0. Photos by Amanda Raine/The...

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Palomar Track and Field finds new training facility
Feb19

Palomar Track and Field finds new training facility

Palomar’s Track and Field team, the Comets, are gearing up for a successful season. The Comets will begin their seasons’ training at an unfamiliar training field located at Escondido High School. Although it’s not their usual training facility, Coach Sonia Rodriguez has positive feelings about the change. Coach Rodriguez stated, “We are very grateful to be able to use the Escondido facility. We are able to utilize the equipment,...

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Women’s tennis coach saves team on the 11th hour
Feb14

Women’s tennis coach saves team on the 11th hour

The day before their first meet the women’s tennis team was able to salvage a fourth player to complete their team. The struggle was real for Women’s Tennis Head Coach, Carly de Anda. She couldn’t seem to find one more woman to join the team, which put the women’s tennis team on the edge to whether or not Palomar would have a team this season.   “It’s unfortunate, cause right now I got such great...

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Women’s Swim Team Splashes into the New Season
Feb14

Women’s Swim Team Splashes into the New Season

There are more girls with various levels of talent coming into the pool, according to Head Coach Jem McAdams. “We coach them no matter how many girls there are but we focus on enjoying the process with them, It’s nice to see them grow individually and as a team–Most of them are first year swimmers meaning they have never swam at a collegiate level,” McAdams explained. The newest addition to the Comets this season is Violet...

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Soccer MVP looks to build off strong season
Dec12

Soccer MVP looks to build off strong season

The women’s soccer team might not have reached its goals this season, but Samantha Kaye-Toral leaves her team with feelings of hope for what could happen next season. Kaye-Toral is from Murrieta, where she attended Murrieta Mesa High School. Now she is playing as Palomar’s center midfield, a key position for the team where she orchestrates attacks and helps defend. Although a freshman on the team, Kaye-Toral has become a...

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