The Beachcomber

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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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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