The Poolesville Pulse

MCPS cracks down on anti-bullying policy in lieu of Damascus High School hazing incident

Anusha Chinthalapale, Staff Writer

November 27, 2018

On October 31, 2018, news sources reported a hazing incident involving the junior varsity football team at Damascus High School. As of one day ago, the five boys in question are facing second degree rape charges, and are looking...

Maryland high schools combine girls and boys tennis

Shivani Levine, Staff Writer

June 13, 2018

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...

Lockett, Satsangi stand out among the pack in Cross Country

Daniel Tuan, Staff Writer

December 4, 2017

Before joining the cross country team, Nandini Satsangi and Ryan Lockett probably couldn’t imagine how important they would end up becoming to the team. Today, both Nandini and Ryan contribute immensely to the PHS Cross Country...

PHS football makes history with first win over Watkins Mill

Rachel Ryan, Staff Writer

November 21, 2017

PHS varsity football had a memorable season this year. On Friday, October 20, the Falcons fought their way to a win against Watkins Mill in an overtime game, pulling out a stunning 48-41 defeat. After losing to the wolverines...

Golf team tees up a great season

Ben Jamison, Staff Writer

October 25, 2017

The Poolesville golf team, coached by Mrs. Hunsicker-Blair, competed in their last golf match on September 26th at Fall Road Golf Course vs. Damascus, Blake, and Einstein. They came out to play in their second to last match of...

New tennis coach Andy Johnson leads girls to 5-6 record

Daniel Tuan, Staff Writer

October 24, 2017

  PHS’s girls tennis team ended their fall season with a record of 5-6. They had narrow losses to three division rivals, led by new head coach Andy Johnson. Coach Johnson hopes to build upon this year's successes as they ...

Boys varsity football breaks losing streak and dominates Rockville for a 46-7 win

Hisham Ahmad, Staff Writer

October 24, 2017

On Oct. 10, 2017, the PHS varsity football team lined up against the Rockville Rams to face off in a game of American football. After two losses in a row against Blake 14-12 and against Damascus at 42-0, a 47-6 win against Roc...

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