Nicholson shows poise, earns a split decision

Crossed suffers first loss of pro career By Ron Harris/The Sports Pulse Boxing Writer HANOVER – It was 12:50 a.m. when the two main event fighters entered the ring at … Read More

Oxon Hill dominates Huntingtown in first round of playoffs (Photos)

Oxon Hill High School’s boys basketball team dominated Huntingtown High School (15-5) 83-68 on Feb. 28. The Clipppers (16-3) will now go on and advance to face undefeated St. Charles … Read More

United looks for ‘team effort’ to score goals as new MLS season begins

By José Umaña/The Sports Pulse Contributing Writer WASHINGTON – When asked how D.C. United planned to replace its top four goal scorers from last year for season, head coach Ben … Read More

Gaithersburg blows out Urbana, 67-41

By Harry Lichtman/The Sports Pulse Contributing Writer GAITHERSBURG — The Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association (MPSSAA) high school basketball playoffs began Thursday and Friday for many schools, with one … Read More

The PGCPS Boys and Girls Basketball Championships in Photos

Here are some of our favorite shots by The Sports Pulse photographer Michael R. Smith from the 2020 PGCPS Boys and Girls High School Basketball County Championships.

BSU Women survive and advance again in CIAA Tournament

By Bowie State University Athletics CHARLOTTE, N.C. – CIAA Defensive Player of the Year Kyaja Williams stepped up big on offense to give nationally-ranked Bowie State an improbable win. Williams produced … Read More

Two local fighters to showcase their talents at MD Live Casino tonight (Photos)

GREENBELT – Laurel, MD native and super middleweight pro boxer Demond Nicholson (22-3-1) will take on Mike Guy (12-4-1) at Maryland Live Casino this evening (Feb.28) and is the World … Read More

Polite leads Oxon Hill to historic county championship victory, Flowers wins second consecutive title

By José Umaña/The Sports Pulse Contributing Writer UPPER MARLBORO – With every touch of the ball, Ronald Polite commanded everyone’s attention. The Oxon Hill High School senior celebrated his 1,000th … Read More

Twenty four Howard Indoor Track & Field members earn MEAC honors

By The Sports Pulse Staff NORFOLK, Va. – The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) has recently announced its 2020 indoor track & field all-academic team. That list mentioned 24 Bison who exemplified … Read More

A look back at the WCAC Girls Basketball Championship in Photos

Check out some photos from the 2020 WCAC Girls Basketball Championship held at Bender Arena in Washington, D.C. on Feb. 24, 2020 from The Sports Pulse Photographer Michael R. Smith.

BSU Women trounce Shaw in first Day of CIAA tournament

Bowie State Men gear up for Livingstone today By Daniel Kucin Jr.The Sports Pulse GREENBELT – The Bowie State women’s basketball team defeated Shaw University, 73-47 in the opening round … Read More

The 2020 WCAC Boys Basketball Championship in Photos

Check out some photos from the 2020 WCAC Boys Basketball Championship from The Sports Pulse Photographer Michael R. Smith.

Howard University unveils the 2020 Football Schedule

By Howard University Athletics WASHINGTON (February 25, 2020) – Head Coach Larry Scott and the Howard University football team unveiled its 11-game schedule, featuring four home contests and a trip to Canton, Ohio … Read More

Stags take down Paul VI, win 41st WCAC title

By Brooks WarrenThe Sports Pulse Contributing Writer WASHINGTON – The DeMatha Catholic High School boys basketball team opened up the new decade on a high note as they held off … Read More

Bishop McNamara captures first WCAC Tournament title since 2008

By José UmañaThe Sports Pulse Contributing Writer WASHINGTON – After receiving the final inbound pass with 2.8 seconds remaining in the Washington Catholic Athletic Conference (WCAC) Girls Basketball Tournament Championship, … Read More

Maryland drops to No. 9 after Buckeyes’ loss before Minnesota matchup

By José UmañaThe Sports Pulse Contributing Writer HYATTSVILLE – Following their first loss in over a month, the University of Maryland will be entering their Wednesday matchup against Minnesota looking … Read More

Bishop McNamara v. St. John’s in WCAC Girls Basketball Semifinal (Photos)

Check out some frames taken by The Sports Pulse Photographer Michael R. Smith from the WCAC Girls Basketball Semifinals at Bender Arena in Washington, D.C. on Feb. 23.

DeMatha drops St. John’s, advances to WCAC Championship

PVI defeats Gonzaga to face Stags in final By Brooks WarrenThe Sports Pulse Contributing Writer WASHINGTON – DeMatha Catholic High School and Paul VI Catholic High School descended upon the … Read More

McNamara finishes off Lady Cadets in WCAC Semifinals

By José UmañaThe Sports Pulse Contributing Writer WASHINGTON – Heading into the final two minutes of the fourth quarter with a 42-41 lead, the Bishop McNamara High School girls basketball … Read More

BSU Men’s and Women’s teams No. 3 seed in upcoming CIAA Basketball Tourney

By The Sports Pulse Staff CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) has recently announced the brackets for its 2020 Women’s and Men’s Basketball Tournament. The single-elimination tournament will … Read More

Clippers sink Potomac in Battle of Oxon Hill (Photos)

By The Sports Pulse Staff OXON HILL – The Oxon Hill High School boys basketball team took down Potomac High School, 67-61, on Feb. 20, 2020. The Clippers (18-3) managed … Read More

Howard women take league’s top scoring attack on the road against North Carolina A&T

By The Sports Pulse Staff WASHINGTON – Howard University women’s basketball move on as road warriors once again against North Carolina A&T State (NCAT) and North Carolina Central (NCCU) await. Tipoff … Read More

Damascus hires Klotz as new football coach

By José UmañaThe Sports Pulse Contributing Writer HYATTSVILLE – Following the surprise resignation of head coach Eric Wallich from the Damascus High School football program in January, it would only take the … Read More

Howard Swimming & Diving breaks four records at the CCSA Championships Opening Day

By Howard University Athletics KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (February 19, 2020) – Howard University men’s and women’s swimming & diving teams opened the 2020 Coastal Collegiate Sports Association (CCSA) Championships breaking four school … Read More

Bowie State Bulldogs struggle in 59-44 loss at Virginia Union

By Bowie State University Athletics RICHMOND, Va . – The Bowie State University women’s basketball team were outmatched in tonight’s (Feb. 19) CIAA showdown, losing a crucial Northern Division contest 59-44 … Read More

Fairmont Heights slips past Gwynn Park, 59-58

By Sports Pulse Staff GREENBELT – The Fairmont Heights High School boys basketball team enjoyed a one-point victory over Gwynn Park High School, 59-58 on Feb. 18. The Yellow Jackets … Read More

Redskins offer 2020 Club Option on Peterson

By Daniel Kucin Jr.The Sports Pulse Sports WASHINGTON – The Washington Redskins announced on Feb. 19 that the team has extended the 2020 club option on running back Adrian Peterson’s … Read More

Howard Swimming & Diving Ready for the CCSA Championships

By Howard University Athletics WASHINGTON – Howard University men’s and women’s swimming & diving teams look to make a splash in Knoxville, Tenn., for the 2020 Coastal Collegiate Sports Association (CCSA) … Read More

Bowie State Softball drops Non-Conference Doubleheader at Shaw

RALEIGH, N.C. – The Bowie State University softball team could not find its rhythm on Saturday (2/15) and dropped a non-conference doubleheader at Shaw University, 9-5 and 5-3.  The losses drop … Read More

Howard’s Aguilasocho Selected MEAC Rookie of the Week

Freshman catcher acknowledged for outstanding weekend By Howard University Athletics NORFOLK, Va. (February 17, 2020) – The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) uncovered its softball weekly honors where Howard University freshman Luz Aguilasocho (Grand … Read More

Bowie State sweeps season series with Elizabeth City State

By Bowie State Athletics ELIZABETH CITY, N.C.  – In the second meeting of the regular-season with Elizabeth City State University, shooting was a significant factor as the Bulldogs sweep the … Read More

Bishop McNamara vs. St. Mary’s Ryken (Boys Basketball)

Check out some frames taken by Michael R. Smith of a high school basketball match between Bishop McNamara High School and St. Mary’s Ryken High School on Feb. 11, 2020 … Read More

Howard Bowling Set to Compete locally at the James Brown Invitational

By Howard University Athletics WASHINGTON (February 13, 2020) – Howard University women’s bowling team is set to compete in the James Brown Invitational, hosted by conference rival Morgan State University (MSU). … Read More

PA Big 33 Team Announced, along with 2020 Honorary Chair CNN’s Coy Wire

East vs. West Game to Move to Memorial Day weekend By Big 33 Staff HARRISBURG, Pa. (February 12, 2020) – High school all-stars from Pennsylvania and Maryland will compete at the … Read More

Baptiste goes off for 24 en route to shocking victory over Northwestern

By The Sports Pulse Staff RIVERDALE, Md. – Parkdale High School senior guard Koby Baptiste was on fire against Northwestern High School during a boys basketball match on Feb. 11. … Read More

Riverdale Baptist narrowly slips past National Christian Academy

By The Sports Pulse Staff LARGO, Md. – Riverdale Baptist School squeaked past National Christian Academy (20-7) by a single point to win its 22nd game of the season by … Read More

Maryland Football to Host Toledo in 2024

By University of Maryland Athletics COLLEGE PARK, Md. – The Maryland football program announced Thursday it has added a game against the University of Toledo to its 2024 schedule. The game will … Read More

Eleanor Roosevelt vs. High Point

Check out some frames taken by Michael R. Smith of a high school basketball match between Eleanor Roosevelt High School and High Point High School on Feb. 10, 2020 in … Read More

Virginia State wins rematch against Bulldogs 89-66

By Kevin Parrish Bowie State University Athletics ETTRICK, Va. – A rough shooting night for Bowie State was the main factor in their 89-66 loss to Virginia State University. The loss dropped … Read More

Howard Women’s Basketball Suffers Road Loss at Bethune-Cookman

By Howard University Athletics DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (February 10, 2020) – Howard University women’s basketball team suffered a 59-88 road loss at Bethune-Cookman (B-CU) inside historic Moore Gymnasium. With the setback, … Read More

Redskins name Jennifer King as full-year coaching intern

By Washington Redskins LOUDOUN COUNTY, Va. – The Washington Redskins announced today that they have named Jennifer King a full-year coaching intern. In her role, King will work with the offensive … Read More

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