The Poolesville Pulse

Turbulent Weather Makes a Dent on Fall Sports Schedules

Jeffrey Guan, Staff Writer

November 12, 2018

Filed under News, Poolesville News, School News, Sports

With the fall sports season winding down, fall sports players face fluctuating weather conditions, putting their schedules into a logjam and resulting in postponements of game schedules and a rough start to the school year. In...

Maryland high schools combine girls and boys tennis

Shivani Levine, Staff Writer

June 13, 2018

Filed under Fall Sports, MoCo News, News, Recent Posts, School News, Sports, Spring Sports, Student Life

After decades of MCPS having girls tennis in the fall and boys tennis in the spring, the Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association (MPSSAA) has decreed that school tennis seasons must be held at the same time that r...

North, South Korea unify for 2018 Winter Olympics

Vincent Chim, Staff Writer

March 22, 2018

Filed under Current Events, News, Recent Posts, Sports

Despite tensions between the split territories, North Korea and South Korea united as one to send athletic teams to Pyeongchang for the Winter Olympic Games. North Korea’s recent propagation of nuclear weapons and threats against...

Former US Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar sentenced to 275 years in prison

Dora Kreitzer, Staff Writer

March 22, 2018

Filed under Current Events, Government and Politics, News, Recent Posts, Sports

From Jan. 17-24, 2018, at the Ingham County Circuit Court in Lansing, Michigan, a hearing occured for USA Gymnastics’ former physician Lawrence G. Nassar, who was accused of sexual assault of over 250 women and girls in the...

Russian Federation suspended from Olympics, whistleblower in hiding

Ben Jamison, Staff Writer

March 12, 2018

Filed under Current Events, Recent Posts, Sports

In the aftermath of the Russian doping scandal, Russian athletes competing in the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea participated under the term “OAR”, short for Olympic Athlete from Russia, this year. Following...

Eagles upset former champions Patriots for Super Bowl LII title

Daniel Tuan, Staff Writer

March 12, 2018

Filed under Current Events, Recent Posts, Sports

On Sunday, February 4th, 2018, the Philadelphia Eagles cemented their name in American football history by winning their first ever Super Bowl Title at the U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota, with 103.4 million people...

Former golf champion Tiger Woods makes his return to the green

Daniel Tuan, Staff Writer

February 8, 2018

Filed under Current Events, News, Recent Posts, Sports

Ten months and a spinal fusion surgery later, Tiger Woods is making his return to the world of golfing. Woods, who has 106 professional wins, last played in the Dubai Desert Classic on February 2, 2017. Woods announced on April...

First poms competition of the season brings second place win

Shivani Levine, Staff Writer

January 25, 2018

Filed under Current Events, Poolesville News, Recent Posts, School News, Sports

The end of December brings the start of another competition season for Poolesville High School’s award winning pom squad. Coached by Poolesville alum Tanya Ventura, the team is led by captains and co-captains Amy Zhu, Izzi Gibbs,...

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