The Beachcomber

16 Bison Athletes Advance From Perry District Meet

Samah Khan, Staff Writer | May 26, 2021

This past weekend the Bison track team competed at the Division II District Meet held at Perry. The boys team won the district and the girls team was runner-up. Since the Beachwood track team has such an impressive record, one can lose sight of how...

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A Tough Year For Sports

Dalanti Jackson, Staff Writer | May 23, 2021

Sports have been significantly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic this year.  The boys basketball team, for example, was only able to play 7 out of the usual 22 games, and the girls team was only able to play 6.  ¨[We were] affected a lot, I think,...

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Bison Sports Highlights

Noah Weiskopf, Sports Editor | April 23, 2021

While some of us have been at home streaming Netflix, Bison athletes have been continuing to compete. Here is an update on their recent accomplishments. Update On Spring Sports The baseball team has been playing pretty well as of late and are winning...

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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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