The Poolesville Pulse

Xavier Kresslein aims for State Wrestling Title

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 ...

Indoor Track Team Fights Through Obstacles on their Journey to Success

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 tea...

Students Join Together for First-Ever Unified Bocce Team

Catherine Cherfan, Staff Writer

January 3, 2020

The process of kickstarting the school’s unified bocce team was long and unsuccessful for the past eight years. It wasn’t until this year, however, when Athletic Director Ms. Grubb was finally able to get things running smoo...

Yeebie Jeebies Triumph in Fall Speedball Tournament

AJ Poore, Staff Writer

December 9, 2019

The biannual speedball tournament gives students an opportunity to show off their athleticism and have fun with a team of their friends. This fall, the tournament took place from Nov. 14th to Nov. 19th. After 11 games full of wi...

Board of Education passes polarizing new legislation

Colin Miller, Staff Writer

December 9, 2019

On Oct 8, the MCPS Board of Education officially passed a new legislation that states if students participate in an extracurricular sport, they will receive a semester credit (0.5 credit) of PE, meaning student athletes only h...

The Boys are Back: Boys soccer snags a win in playoffs

Kendall Griffith, Staff Writer

December 9, 2019

Bundled up from the blustery Boonsboro winds, the boys soccer team clutched their first playoff win in seven years. On Oct. 23rd, Varsity boys soccer made history. Eeking by with a 1-0 win, #5 seed PHS knocked out the #4 seed, Bo...

New football coach strives to change program culture

Colin Miller, Staff Writer

November 12, 2019

For the past 3 years, Poolesville High School’s football team has gone through three different head coaches. However, the current head coach, Anthony Nazzaro, has made it clear that he is not planning on leaving anytime soo...

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