2021 MPSSAA 4A Softball Quarterfinal: Northwest vs Bowie

Northwest defeats Bowie 11-2, advances to State Semifinals

DC Lacrosse Championship Finals: St. John’s vs Georgetown Prep

St. John’s edges Prep in an 11-10 thriller in the inaugural event. Check out Michael Smith’s photo gallery!

2021 DCSAA Softball Championship: Maret vs St. John’s

A seven-run rally helped Maret top St. John’s 7-6 to win its first D.C. State Athletic Association Softball Championship. Relive the game and the Frogs’ title-winning moment with photographer Michael … Read More

Rams Draft Former Damascus Phenom and UMD Running Back Jake Funk

COLLEGE PARK, Md. – University of Maryland running back Jake Funk was selected by the Los Angeles Rams in the seventh round of the 2021 NFL Draft on Saturday. Funk was notoriously played … Read More

Gains made with local, elite talents in Maryland Football’s Early Signing Day class

The University of Maryland football team continues its local push in recruiting while landing impactful national talents, starting with 21 signees as part of Early Signing Day Wednesday.

Pallotti victorious over Concordia Prep in season opener

Pallotti brought intensity on the defensive end all game long, not allowing Concordia Prep’s offense to score, and did enough offensively to come away with a 15-6 win Saturday.

Maryland approves new early start high school winter athletics

HYATTSVILLE – Maryland public school student-athletes playing winter sports can start training on Dec. 7, a full two months earlier than planned.  The Maryland State Board of Education recently announced … Read More

Ryan Mutombo, son of Dikembe Mutombo, commits to Georgetown

WASHINGTON – Ryan Mutombo, the son of Hall of Fame basketball player Dikembe Mutombo, took to Twitter to announce his commitment to play college basketball at Georgetown University. A senior … Read More

Testing “a must” for return of D.C. high school sports

WASHINGTON – In a civil yet informative town hall conversation on Thursday, parents and students were alerted the risks of returning to high school athletics too early during the coronavirus … Read More

MPSSAA releases two-semester plan for return of Maryland high school athletics

High school students at Maryland public high schools can return to practice starting on Feb. 1, 2021, according to a new two-semester guidance plan released by the Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association (MPSSAA) on Friday.

Former QB Leftwich, Georgetown’s Thompson Jr. headline DCSAA Hall of Fame Class

Ten different local sports figures were selected to be a part of the District of Columbia State Athletic Association High School Hall of Fame Class.

A look back at Georgetown Basketball’s incoming recruiting class

Hoyas will not play 2020 season due to COVID-19 By Arthur Cribbs/The Sports Pulse Contributor Courtesy photo WASHINGTON – As the Georgetown Basketball program looks beyond the 2020 season for … Read More

Maryland High School Athletics postpone fall, winter competitions

By José Umaña/The Sports Pulse Contributor WASHINGTON – When Maryland students begin classes at the start of the 2020-2021 academic year later this month, high school athletics will remain on … Read More

WCAC reschedules all fall high school sports to January

By Brooks Warren/The Sports Pulse Contributor WASHINGTON – The Washington Catholic Athletic Conference (WCAC) is rescheduling its upcoming fall sports season to January 2021, becoming the latest interscholastic athletics association … Read More

High school sports round-up: MCPS cancels fall, winter season while PGCPS puts athletics on hold

By Jose Umana and Demetrius Dillard/The Sports Pulse Contributors BETHESDA — Two of the state’s largest school districts have announced the cancellation of fall sports for the 2020 season. Montgomery … Read More

DC-area high school associations delay start of fall sports season

By José Umaña/The Sports Pulse Contributor Three high school athletics associations in the D.C.-metropolitan region announced their decisions to delay the start of the fall sports season as schools prepare … Read More

DeMatha football standout Greg Penn III commits to LSU

By Demetrius Dillard/The Sports Pulse Contributor Four-star linebacker will take his talents to SEC football powerhouse  BALTIMORE — DeMatha linebacker Greg Penn III, a four-star recruit and highly touted prospect … Read More

Gonzaga star Caleb Williams announces college decision on Fourth of July

By Demetrius Dillard/The Sports Pulse Contributor Photo by Daniel Kucin Jr./The Sports Pulse WASHINGTON — Gonzaga College High School’s Caleb Williams, widely regarded as one of the nation’s top prospects … Read More

Our favorite photos from the Spring Sports Season

Baseball: Photos by Mike Clark/The Sports Pulse The Coronavirus pandemic has swept the nation and has taken away sports altogether for us to enjoy. However, we wanted to showcase the … Read More

Our favorite photos from the Spring Sports Season

Baseball: Photos by Michael Smith/The Sports Pulse The Coronavirus pandemic has swept the nation and has taken away sports altogether for us to enjoy. However, we wanted to showcase the … Read More

Our favorite photos from the Spring Sports Season

Baseball: Photos by Cory Royster/The Sports Pulse The Coronavirus pandemic has swept the nation and has taken away sports altogether for us to enjoy. However, we wanted to showcase the … Read More

Wizards stars Bonga and Smith give back to DCPS community

By The Sports Pulse Staff WASHINGTON – Washington Wizards players Isaac Bonga and Ish Smith have partnered with the District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS) to assist families that are part of the … Read More

MoCo and PG County athletes win MPSSAA scholarship awards

By Harry Lichtman and Demetrius Dillard/The Sports Pulse GREENBELT — The Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association (MPSSAA) has announced the winners of the 2020 Minds in Motion Scholar-Athlete scholarships, … Read More

Our favorite photos from the Spring Sports Season

Baseball: Photos by Phillip Peters/The Sports Pulse The Coronavirus pandemic has swept the nation and has taken away sports altogether for us to enjoy. However, we wanted to showcase the … Read More

Tommy Akingbesote commits to play football at UMD

By Harry Lichtman/The Sports Pulse Contributor SPRINGDALE – Charles Herbert Flowers high school football star Tommy Akingbesote announced his verbal commitment to play at the University of Maryland on Wednesday … Read More

Our favorite photos from the Spring Sports Season

Baseball: Photos by Mike Clark/The Sports Pulse The Coronavirus pandemic has swept the nation and has taken away sports altogether for us to enjoy. However, we wanted to showcase the … Read More

PGCPS celebrates student-athletes on College Signing Day

By Demetrius Dillard and José Umaña/The Sports Pulse Contributors BALTIMORE – Student-athletes across Maryland comprised of the class of 2020 have experienced a year unlike any other graduating classes due … Read More

DCSAA joins Virginia, in canceling spring season

By José Umaña/The Sports Pulse Contributor WASHINGTON – With cases of the coronavirus known as COVID-19 growing in the metropolitan region, the District of Columbia State Athletic Association (DCSAA) announced … Read More

CMIT-North commands county attention after successful season

By Jose Umana/The Sports Pulse Contributor HYATTSVILLE – For the Chesapeake Math and IT (CMIT) Academy North High School girls basketball team, the 2019-20 season was its coming-out party. The … Read More

Northwestern High School Basketball Coach Burke dies from complications of COVID-19

By José Umaña/The Sports Pulse Contributor HYATTSVILLE – Terrence Burke, head coach of the Northwestern High School boys basketball team, died on March 27 after battling with symptoms of the … Read More

High School student-athletes and coaches reflect on coronavirus pandemic

By Harry Lichtman/The Sports Pulse Contributor ROCKVILLE – When Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert was diagnosed with COVID-19, a.k.a, coronavirus, on March 11, the NBA immediately suspended its season, which … Read More

MPSSAA Basketball State Championships Update, play could resume on April 6

By The Sports Pulse GREENBELT – The Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association (MPSSAA) has provided the public with more information on the state championships plan of action moving forward … Read More

PGCPS coaches react as MPSSAA state semifinals are postponed until further notice

By José Umaña/The Sports Pulse Contributing Writer HYATTSVILLE – Louis Wilson watched as alerts began to flicker on his phone late Wednesday evening. The head coach of the Dr. Henry … Read More

DCSAA Names Winter All-State Teams

Turner is Coach of the Year, Williams and Rice named Players of The year By The Sports Pulse Staff WASHINGTON – The District of Columbia State Athletic Association (DCSAA) recently … Read More

BREAKING: MPSSAA championship games will be held in ‘closed gym format’

By The Sports Pulse A letter from Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association (MPSSAA) regarding ‘closed gym format’ for upcoming championship games. Dear Members of The Media, The MPSSAA, Towson … Read More

Local wrestlers crowned during State Championships

By Lem Satterfield/The Sports Pulse Wrestling Writer UPPER MARLBORO – Damascus crowned senior repeat Class 4A-3A Titlist Tim Furgeson (195) along with first-timers in senior Aiden Beall (182) and junior … Read More

Richard Montgomery tops Arundel to advance to state semifinals

By Harry Lichtman/The Sports Pulse Contributing Writer ROCKVILLE — The Richard Montgomery High School boys basketball team entered the Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association (MPSSAA) state quarterfinals as the … Read More

Churchill falls to Parkville in double-overtime postseason thriller

By Demetrius Dillard/The Sports Pulse Contributing Writer PARKVILLE — The Winston Churchill High School boys basketball team held a three-possession lead late in double-overtime, but Parkville’s John Godinez was simply … Read More

Harris scores 25 as Flowers holds off Severna Park

By José Umaña/The Sports Pulse Contributing Writer SPRINGDALE – The Charles H. Flowers High School girls basketball team struggled early to find their shot in the state quarterfinal game against … Read More

Churchill blows past Paint Branch to advance to state semifinals

By Harry Lichtman/The Sports Pulse Contributing Writer POTOMAC — The Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association (MPSSAA) 4A Girls Basketball state quarterfinals took place Friday night with one particular matchup … Read More

Potomac falls to St. Charles in regional championship (Photos)

The Sports Pulse photographer Michael R. Smith ventured to Waldorf to catch St. Charles High School in action against Potomac High School in the boys basketball regional championship. Potomac (18-3) … Read More

PGCPS Regional Finals Girls Wrap-up: Flowers and Parkdale represent PGCPS in 4A, CMIT Academy makes history

By José Umaña/The Sports Pulse Contributing Writer GREENBELT – The Charles H. Flowers High School girls basketball team continues to roll in the playoffs as they defeated Dr. Henry Wise, … Read More

Anumgba exudes Mamba Mentality, drops 32 leading Paint Branch to regional title victory

By Harry Lichtman/The Sports Pulse Contributor BURTONSVILLE — Many girls’ basketball regional championship games took place Wednesday night as one of them featured No. 1 seed Paint Branch and No. … Read More

Our favorite shots from the 2020 DCSAA Basketball Championships

Here at The Sports Pulse, we are blessed to have some of the best photographers in the industry getting you closest to the action. Here are some of our favorite … Read More

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