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The Beachcomber

“Once you hit a wall and you keep going, thats when youre really going to start growing in a sport,” Doss said.

Doss Qualifies for Regionals

Mirica Woodley, Opinion Editor April 1, 2024

Senior Lynnia Doss is the first female wrestler in school history to qualify for the Regional Championships.  Doss has competed in a number of different weight classes. Performing strongly in her...

Mayers finished in eighth place at the district championship meet, sending her to the state championship meet.

Nina Mayers Competes at States

Jacob Tannenbaum, Staff Writer March 21, 2024

Senior diver Nina Mayers competed in the diving state meet on Wednesday, Feb. 21, making Mayers the first female diver from Beachwood to compete in states since Amanda Leizman in 2020. Mayers has been...

Last years team made it far in the playoffs, but lost to Waynedale in the district semi-finals. Waynedale went on to win the state championship for the second year in a row.

Baseball Team Sets Goals for Season

Lexi Jaffe, Staff Writer March 14, 2024

The Bison baseball team has been preparing since late February with their new coach Matt Lamovec. “Practices have been going well,” Lamovec said. “The team has been working hard to get ready for...

Indoor track is a great way for athletes to improve times and stay competitive during the winter months.

Bison Athletes Climb Podium in Seven Events at Indoor State Tournament

Jacob Tannenbaum, Staff Writer March 7, 2024

Beachwood sent 20 athletes to the indoor track and field state championship on Saturday, March 2, and Bison athletes placed in seven events. Senior Kylie Walters placed 6th in the long jump; senior...

Matt Lamovec has coached in the Mayfield Boys Baseball League and worked as Shaker’s JV coach. Until being hired at Beachwood, he coached the Ohio Mavericks program for 15 year olds.

Baseball Team Training With New Coach

Allie Rindsberg, Staff Writer March 5, 2024

The Athletic Department hired a new head baseball coach in September after a long search over the summer.  The new coach Matt Lamovec attended Mayfield High School, where he played four years of baseball,...

Junior Nick Reese has played a key role in Bison wins this season, including the Feb. 2 overtime win against Orange.

Reese Leads On and Off the Court

Lexi Jaffe, Staff Writer March 1, 2024

Unfortunately the Beachwood Boys basketball season came to an end this past Tuesday with a tough loss to the Southeast High School Pirates in Ravenna. However, the team saw great improvement over the...

Jayden Koonce seeks an angle for a layup during the Orange game on Feb. 2.

Bison Boys Face Southeast Pirates in First Round of Playoffs

Josh Rosenblitt, Staff Writer February 26, 2024

The boys Basketball team will play their first playoff game on Tuesday, Feb. 27, against Southeast High School at the Pirates’ home court in Ravenna.  The bison enter the contest with a 6-16 record,...

Junior Jacob Thomas is Co-Captain of Beachwood’s varsity boys basketball team along with Nick Reese and Jonathan Mo.

What it Takes to be Captain

Allie Rindsberg, Sports Editor February 23, 2024

Captains are vital in team sports, and they often have a large impact on a team’s success as well as individual player development.  The role that a captain plays is beneficial in many ways such...

“CJ had his best game of his career,” Krasnow said. “He was aggressive and hit the shot of the game in overtime...  he was a star.”

Bison Defeat Lions in Overtime

Josh Rosenblitt, Staff Writer February 5, 2024

The Bison boys were able to hold off the Lions basketball team on Friday night in a thrilling overtime finish.  When these two teams faced off three weeks ago, Beachwood was in the game for much of...

Greene is a 1985 BHS graduate. The soccer team advanced state quarterfinals in his senior year. Image from Beachwood Bison Athletics

Brian Greene Named U.S. Regional Coach of the Year

Alex Bravo, Staff Writer January 25, 2024

Brian Greene was named United States Regional Coach of the Year after coaching the 2023 boys soccer team to a 19-3 record-breaking season that ended in the Regional Finals. He was also named Div. III...

This isn’t the only challenge Kheyfets (left) has faced in her cross country career. Last year her season was cut short due to a hip injury, and then she faced further challenges during the spring track season. Photo courtesy of Sasha Kheyfets

Kheyfets Places 24th at State CX Tournament After Losing Shoe

Alexis Mercado, Staff Writer January 19, 2024

Sophomore Sasha Kheyfets competed in the Div. III State Tournament for cross country on Nov. 4, placing 24th. Kheyfets is the first Bison girl to advance to the state tournament since Leah Roter, who...

Elwell competing at last years District meet, where he won CVC titles in 100 breast, 200 free as well as the 200 free relay.

Expectations High for Elwell After Impressive Freshman Season

Jacob Tannenbaum, Staff Writer January 19, 2024

Colin Elwell finished his freshman swim season competing in four events at the state tournament, proving he has the potential to be one of the best swimmers in school history. Coming into his freshman...

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