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The Beachcomber

Coach Smith pictured in 2019 in Columbus at the Jesse Owens Memorial Track & Field Stadium.

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...

Jones feels the biggest key to his high school basketball success was staying in the gym. He got as many shots up as possible whenever he was able.

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...

Loudonville Not so Loud as Bison Win Sectionals

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...

Jayson Woodrich on a drive during the Jan. 2019 game against Geneva.

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...

Coach David Krasnow addressed the team during last years second-round playoff game against Warrensville.

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...

Guard Maurice Jones on a run during the 2019-20 season.

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...

Bison Defeat Warrensville Tigers, Advance to Third Round of Playoffs

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,...

Sunny Wang fights for control of the ball in last years Orange game.

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...

Maddie Alexander won first place in high jump at the 2019 regional tournament.

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...

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

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...

Left to right: Freshman forward Luke Bennett, junior forward Andrew Hill, junior guard Daryl Houston, junior guard Maurice Jones and junior forward Dalanti Jackson wait on the bench right before being introduced as the Bison starters at the Hawken game in December.

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...

Young Team Makes a Mark

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...

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