The Poolesville Pulse

Recent Sports Scores
  • Tuesday, January 14

    Wrestling

    Poolesville High School 79 - Wheaton 0

  • Saturday, January 11

    Bocce

    Poolesville High School 2 - Clarksburg 0

  • Saturday, January 11

    Girls Swim and Dive

    Poolesville High School 91 - Damascus 89

  • Saturday, January 11

    Boys Swim and Dive

    Poolesville High School 108 - Damascus 75

  • Thursday, January 9

    Girls Basketball

    Poolesville High School 68 - Watkins Mill 40

  • Thursday, January 9

    Boys Basketball

    Poolesville High School 42 - Watkins Mill 67

  • Wednesday, January 8

    Girls Basketball

    Poolesville High School 45 - Damascus 13

  • Wednesday, January 8

    Wrestling

    Poolesville High School 43 - Northwest 31

  • Saturday, December 28

    Girls Basketball

    Poolesville High School 34 - Williamsport 44

  • Saturday, December 28

    Boys Basketball

    Poolesville High School 33 - Broadfording 43

  • Friday, December 27

    Girls Basketball

    Poolesville High School 49 - Century 42

  • Friday, December 27

    Boys Basketball

    Poolesville High School 35 - Williamsport 78

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Jeffrey Guan, Freelance Writer | February 6, 2020

Punishment or rehabilitation? One questions the purpose of American prisons as beyond the concrete walls lies the unequivocal truth that U.S. penal institutions need reform. America imprisons more of its population than many developed countries, with 6,613,500 persons under the U.S. adult correctional systems according to a report from the Bureau of Justice Statistics. The National Association for...

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Justin Hui, Staff Writer | January 23, 2020

Disney Plus just launched November of 2019 and millions of users have already flocked to the platform. It was the most Googled term of 2019 and has become the new go-to streaming service for many. Within the first day, Disney Plus collected over 10 million subscribers, proving itself to be a strong competitor against other streaming services such as Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime Video. As a subscriber...

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AJ Poore, Staff Writer | January 28, 2020

Last year, Alex Carbonell brought a state championship to the high school. This year, senior Xavier Kresslein hopes to repeat history and bring another title home after finishing third at states last year. After 32 matches he is undefeated, including going 10-0 at Dorsey Duals, a wrestling meet which takes place at Poolesville, and is ranked number 1 overall in the 170 lb weight class for the season.  Wrestling...

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Colin Miller, Staff Writer | January 23, 2020

The PHS indoor track team has existed for decades now. The girls have won 5 state championships, and the boys have yet to win one. The last time the team won a championship was 2008, and as time continues to pass, the team strives to bring the winning culture back to PHS track and field.  The team has consistently had top times with their distance running. Although Nandini Satsangi, a former...

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Student ice hockey team seeks further recognition from fans

Colin Miller, Staff Writer | January 7, 2020

For the past 3 years, PHS students interested in playing ice hockey have been able to participate in the MSHL, a league that connects students from multiple schools across the state of Maryland. From 2017-2019, PHS students played for the Poolesville/Blake Griffins ice hockey club, but for the 2019-2020 season, students from Poolesville were moved to the DCGW hockey team. While the hockey team does...

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Jason Sladic, Staff Writer | January 28, 2020

As the new year begins, it is time to look forward to the new technology being released, enhanced, or revised in 2020. This year has potential to be a groundbreaking one as many big changes within the technological world are set to take place. 2020 will see the release of the new Playstation and Xbox consoles. It has been about six years since the last big consoles were released meaning this will...

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Video games can be considered art: here’s why

Elijah Matlock, Staff Writer | January 23, 2020

The continual argument for video games being a medium of art has, honestly, not been active for quite some time. A simple search online shows many articles around the early 2010s, leveling off at around 2013. However, over the years, there have been so many examples of video games that exemplify art’s criteria. From well-received content to some controversial pieces, video games can certainly be...

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