The Poolesville Pulse

The 2020 NFL draft goes virtual

Colin Miller, Staff Writer

May 14, 2020

The 2020 NFL draft occurred from April 23 to April 25, and was the first draft to occur where all players and executives stayed within their respective homes. This was due to the risk of Covid-19 spreading throughout the NFL if...

Boys’ and Girls’ Swim Teams Victorious at State Championships

Rachel Tievy, Staff Writer

April 28, 2020

As the winter swim season came to a close, Poolesville proved to be triumphant as both the girls and boys swim teams won the Maryland 1A/2A/3A swim championships on Feb. 22. The 2020 championship win was the boys’ ninth state...

Girls lacrosse prepares for 2020 season with fresh faces

Colin Miller, Staff Writer

April 25, 2020

Originally, the 2020 girls lacrosse season was supposed to begin on March 20, but with the current state of the coronavirus throughout Maryland and the United States, the season has been cancelled. This was a huge blow to a lot o...

Varsity Spring Teams Look in New Directions for Upcoming Seasons

Jason Sladic, Staff Writer

April 24, 2020

As the new sports season was set to begin, some teams looked into new leadership in order to find success. This season, the boys volleyball team hired Rod Nubgaard, the current Varsity girls soccer coach and the outdoor track tea...

Indoor Track Races to State Meet

Rachel Tievy, Staff Writer

March 9, 2020

After running personal records (PRs) at the regional indoor track meet, senior captain Sam Bodmer and sophomore Rachel Daniels qualified for the Maryland 2A Indoor Track State Championship Meet. Bodmer ran the 3200 meter (two-...

New Poms coaches reflect on their first season

Dora Kreitzer, Editor

February 28, 2020

As the Poms’ season comes to a close, the Falcons did not place at the Division 1 Poms competition held at Montgomery Blair High School on Feb. 1, 2020. The 2019-2020 season was the first for coaches Mayra Mejia-Hayes and A...

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...

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