Cal Ripken Collegiate Baseball Championship: Bethesda Big Train vs Alexandria Aces

The Big Train power past the Aces in Game 1 of the Cal Ripken Collegiate Championship Series

Poolesville fends off Quince Orchard in summer league play

In the second week of the Maryland Elite Varsity Summer League at Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School Monday night, Poolesville High School displayed enough offense and staved off a late comeback by Quince Orchard to earn a 34-30 victory.

Cal Ripken Collegiate Baseball League: Alexandria Aces vs Bethesda Big Train

In the second game of a doubleheader, the Bethesda Big Train relied on their batting to knock off the Alexandria Aces 8-4 Saturday night at Shirley Povich Field in Bethesda, … Read More

2021 MPSSAA 4A Softball Quarterfinal: Northwest vs Bowie

Northwest defeats Bowie 11-2, advances to State Semifinals

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

Prince George’s County Legend Len Bias selected for College Hoops HOF

We remember the man who was taken away from us too soon. COLLEGE PARK – Len Bias, one of the most dominant scorers in the history of the University of … 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

Former Largo High School, UMD lineman named nominee for Pro Football Hall of Fame

COLLEGE PARK – Former University of Maryland standout lineman Kevin Glover has recently been selected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame modern-era nominees list for the Class of 2021. … Read More

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.

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

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

After a time of reflection, McNamara brings back Keithline as boys basketball coach

By José Umaña/The Sports Pulse Contributor Photo by: Erica Calhoun HYATTSVILLE – As the 2019-2020 basketball season was in full swing, Martin “Marty” Keithline had a moment of reflection.  After … Read More

MPSSAA awards remaining basketball schools official semifinalist titles

By José Umaña/The Sports Pulse Contributor HYATTSVILLE – The Maryland Public Secondary School Athletic Association (MPSSAA) will officially recognize the remaining 16 boys and girls basketball teams that advanced to … Read More

MPSSAA calls off basketball finals, spring sports season

By José Umaña/The Sports Pulse Contributor HYATTSVILLE – More than a month after calling off all high school athletic events throughout the state due to coronavirus known as COVID-19, the … 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

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

Looking back at the top performances of the inaugural girls wrestling championships

By Lem Satterfield/The Sports Pulse Wrestling Writer UPPER MARLBORO – Walt Whitman High School senior Stephanie Solloso was within 20 seconds of accomplishing her dream of winning a second consecutive … 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

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

Damascus advances past Magruder to regional championship (Photos)

The Damascus High School boys basketball squad defeated Magruder High School 69-61 on March 3. The Swarmin’ Hornets (13-8) will go on to face Watkins Mill High School in the … Read More

Lady Pumas prevail against Roosevelt in MPSSAA playoffs

By José Umaña/The Sports Pulse Contributing Writer UPPER MARLBORO – Listed as a power forward for the Dr. Henry Wise, Jr. High School girls basketball team, 5-foot-10, senior Gabrielle Williams … Read More

Hill, Wilson lead charge as Churchill girls basketball dominates WJ in playoffs

By Harry Lichtman/The Sports Pulse Contributing Writer POTOMAC — The Winston Churchill High School girls basketball team had a dominant 2019-2020 season, heading into the playoffs undefeated with a first-round … Read More

DCSAA basketball champions crowned on Sunday

By Brooks Warren/The Sports Pulse Contributing Writer WASHINGTON – The District of Columbia State Athletic Association (DCSAA) basketball championships concluded on Sunday at the Charles E. Smith Center on the … 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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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