Damascus boys basketball escapes past Richard Montgomery to remain unbeaten

The Damascus High School boys’ basketball team did enough to defeat Richard Montgomery 78-69 to remain undefeated.

Donnelly’s last-second 3-pointer leads Einstein past National Christian

Logan Donnelly converted a game-winning 3-pointer with three seconds left to give the Montgomery County-based Titans a 46-44 victory over the Eagles in summer league play.

After quarterfinal win, Churchill prepares for state semifinal battle

After a rough start in the Maryland 4A high school boys basketball playoffs, No. 2 Winston Churchill bounced back to earn a 70-53 victory over No. 7 North Point.

Churchill blows past Springbrook in Maryland Elite season finale

On the last day of the regular season for the Maryland Elite Basketball Varsity Summer League Monday night, Churchill High School got off to a scorching hot start and finished strong for the 41-30 victory over Springbrook.

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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