The Beachcomber

An Emotional Roller Coaster for Fall Athletes

Noah Weiskopf, with additional reporting by Brooklyn Hollimon and Yang Yu | October 1, 2020

Athletes were looking forward to their fall season throughout the summer.  But in late July, Beachwood Athletic Director Ryan Peters emailed students to notify them that the Cuyahoga County Board of Health (CCBH) recommended that sports discontinue...

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The Stolen Season

Kacey Hoffman and Noah Weiskopf | May 11, 2020

High school athletes look forward to their senior season, when they will have the opportunity to lead their teams, participate in milestones and achieve goals they have worked hard for throughout high school.  Unfortunately, athletes from the class...

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Fast-Paced Warrensville Tigers Defeat Bison in Second Round of Playoffs

Joe Spero, Sports Editor | February 29, 2020

The Bison playoff run was cut short last night in the second round with a loss of 88-58 to the Warrensville Heights Tigers. Bison assistant coach and class of 2016 grad Jalen Davis commented after the game.  “The Warrensville team came out more...

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Daryl Houston Leads Bison to Victory in First Round of Playoffs

Noah Weiskopf, Staff Writer | February 27, 2020

The Bison boys basketball team began their playoff run with a dominating win at home Tuesday night against the MLK Crusaders 92-56. Junior guard Daryl Houston led the Bison with 34 points, followed by Jalen Minter with 22.  Before the game, Houston...

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Young Team Makes a Mark

Joe Spero and Brooklynn Blackwell | February 6, 2020

There’s a lot of talented potential on this young team, consisting of seven freshmen, one sophomore, two juniors and three seniors.  Senior Captain Cimone Jackson is hopeful about the rest of the season.  “We just have to work hard on defense...

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Beachwood Reacts to Another New Browns Coach

Noah Weiskopf, Staff Writer | February 6, 2020

The Cleveland Browns came to terms with now former Minnesota Vikings offensive coordinator Kevin Stefanski on Jan. 12 to be the organization’s 12th head coach since the Browns came back to Cleveland in 1999.  To put that into perspective, the Steelers...

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Students React to Kobe Bryant’s Death

Noah Weiskopf, Staff Writer | January 28, 2020

On Sunday, Jan. 26, retired L.A. Lakers All-Star Kobe Bryant’s private helicopter went down in Calabasas, California due to heavy fog. The crash resulted in the deaths of Bryant, his daughter Gianna ‘Gigi’ and seven others.  The shockwaves...

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Strong Second Half Pushes Bison Past Edgewood

Noah Weiskopf, Staff Writer | January 21, 2020

The Bison boys basketball team came out with a strong second half at home Friday night against Edgewood, finishing the game with a 73-61 win. The team was led by guard Daryl Houston with 24 points, sophomore guard Jalen Minter with 22 points and junior...

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Boys Basketball Notches Win Over Hawken

Joe Spero, Sports Editor | December 7, 2019

The Bison basketball team defeated the Hawken Hawks 65-41 on Friday, Dec. 6. “We are essentially a brand new team, and a new coaching staff,” Coach David Krasnow said before the game. “We are learning from each other, and we are hoping to see...

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Locked In

Joe Spero, Sports Editor | November 23, 2019

The Bison football team had a dramatic season, finishing with an 8-3 record and a playoff bid for the fourth time in school history. “The amount of support we had made it very special,” Coach Damion Creel said. “Going through adversity was really...

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