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Student-Athlete of the Week: Josh Palomares


Last updated 9/7/2018 at Noon

Jocelyn Rowley

Senior Josh Palomares has been splitting time this season between the soccer and football teams.

When Niwot head football coach Jeremy Lanter came to him last month looking for a strong leg to shore up the Cougar special teams, head soccer coach Stephen Dimit didn’t have to think very hard about who to recommend.

“I immediately thought of Josh,” he said, referring to defender Josh Palomares, a first-year varsity player for the Cougar soccer team. “He can just blast the soccer ball, and I thought, well a football is just shaped a little differently, so let’s see what happens.”

Dimit’s intuition proved correct, even though Palomares later admitted he “had no idea how to...

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