The Beachcomber

Willie Smith Honored as National Track and Field Coach of the Year

Brooklyn Hollimon, News Editor | March 25, 2021

Beachwood Track Coach Willie Smith was informed by the Ohio Association of Track and Cross Country Coaches (OATCCC) in February that he was selected as national Coach of the Year. Senior Shayna Preisler was not surprised to hear about Smith’s award.  “When...

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Up Next For Jones: Heidelberg

Noah Weiskopf, Sports Editor | March 9, 2021

The Bison boys basketball team lost in a thriller to Waynedale High School on March 2 by a questionable foul call that ended their playoff run.  Senior Maurice Jones is now looking to the future, having officially committed to Heidelberg University...

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Loudonville Not so Loud as Bison Win Sectionals

Noah Weiskopf, Sports Editor | February 27, 2021

The 5th-seeded Bison boys basketball team began their playoff run with a 63-50 win against the 13th-seeded Loudenville Redbirds.  Senior guard Daryl Houston led the team with 26 points, 15 rebounds and 7 assists. Freshman big man Dominic Kirks added...

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So You Want to Get Recruited to Play in College…

Jacob Pincus, Staff Writer | January 19, 2021

For most fans, knowledge of the college athletics recruiting system is limited to ESPN documentaries and profiles in Sports Illustrated.  Ambitious student athletes are left to wonder how they can make it to the next level in their sport. The Beachcomber...

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Boys Basketball Team Looking Forward to Playing After Delayed Season

Marcus Moore, Staff Writer | December 18, 2020

After a postponed season, the Bison basketball team is scheduled to begin their season on Jan. 5 against Hawken.   School administrators announced Nov. 13. that the season would be postponed due to increasing COVID numbers.  Many athletes were...

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Basketball and Wrestling Seasons Delayed

Noah Weiskopf, Sports Editor | December 7, 2020

The school district notified BMS and BHS families on Nov. 13 that basketball and wrestling seasons would be delayed until January.  However, BHS and BMS swimming and diving teams along with the high school’s indoor track team are continuing with...

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Bison Defeat Warrensville Tigers, Advance to Third Round of Playoffs

Noah Weiskopf, Sports Editor | October 22, 2020

The Bison football team defeated the Warrensville Tigers in the second round of the playoffs at home on Friday night 28-8.  Warrensville started the game with a lot of pre-snap penalties. However, the first drive of the game resulted in a 33 yard...

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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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