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The Beachcomber

The student news site of Beachwood High School.

The Beachcomber

Eight BHS Wrestlers Head to District Tournament

Daniel Sherriff, Staff Writer February 23, 2012

The BHS wrestling team won the sectional tournament at Beachwood on Saturday, Feb. 18. Eight Beachwood wrestlers are advancing to districts on Feb. 24 and 25. At sectionals, four students were first...

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Boys’ B-ball Falls to Lake Catholic in Last Game of Regular Season

Jeff Murtaugh, Staff Writer February 23, 2012

Tuesday night was senior night for the Beachwood Bison basketball team as they took on #5 ranked Lake Catholic at home. In a game that many expected the highly touted Cougars to run away with, the scrappy...

Beachwood Boys Basketball Suffers Double Loss Against Top Teams

Beachwood Boys’ Basketball Suffers Double Loss Against Top Teams

Jeff Murtaugh, Staff Writer February 13, 2012

On Friday night in Beachwood, the Bison boys' basketball team was unable to avenge its earlier loss to conference foe Richmond Hts. The Spartans extended their lead every time the Bison nipped at their...

Aggressive Offense Key to Boys Basketball Wins

Aggressive Offense Key to Boys’ Basketball Wins

Jeff Murtaugh, Staff Writer February 8, 2012

The BHS boys’ basketball team seems to be hitting stride. The Bison are 10-4, 7-2 in the conference, and have won six out of the last seven games by an average margin of 30.6 ppg. So far this season,...

Bison Basketball Dominates Cardinal Huskies

Bison Basketball Dominates Cardinal Huskies

Jeff Murtaugh, Staff Writer January 26, 2012

On Tuesday night, the Beachwood Bison boys' basketball team routed visiting Cardinal 102 to 57. Scoring 37 points in the first quarter behind senior forward Jared Moss’s five for five shooting from...

Girls Basketball Team Defeats Wickliffe Blue Devils After Tense Game

Girls’ Basketball Team Defeats Wickliffe Blue Devils After Tense Game

Jeff Murtaugh, Staff Writer January 16, 2012

The weather wasn’t the only thing chilly Saturday night in Beachwood, as the Bison were able to bounce back from an ice-cold shooting performance in the third quarter to overcome a late rally by the...

Exclusive Beachcomber Investigation: Who is Benny?

Exclusive Beachcomber Investigation: Who is Benny?

Anthony Kwon, Staff Writer December 22, 2011

After watching Benny the Bison at the winter pep rally, students had questions about his identity. The Beachcomber did a series of interviews to investigate our mysterious mascot. Athletic Director...

Bison Basketball Falls to Richmond Heights, 70-68

Bison Basketball Falls to Richmond Heights, 70-68

Jeff Murtaugh, Staff Writer December 19, 2011

On a snowy Saturday afternoon in Richmond Heights, the Beachwood boys basketball team’s late rally fell just short as Arthur Christian knocked down a three pointer with eight seconds left to lift the...

Basketball Team Defeats Independence, 81-49

Basketball Team Defeats Independence, 81-49

Jeff Murtaugh, Staff Writer December 12, 2011

On Saturday night the Beachwood boys basketball team stormed out to an early lead against the Independence Blue Devils, and  never looked back. In a game where every player scored for the Bison, they...

Beachwood Falls to Orange in Season Opener

Beachwood Falls to Orange in Season Opener

Jeff Murtaugh, Staff Writer December 5, 2011

On Friday night the Beachwood boys’ basketball team hosted the Orange Lions in their season opener. The Bison were unable to overcome a slow start to the second half and fell to the Lions 48-46. After...

November Off-Season Ends for BHS Athletes

November Off-Season Ends for BHS Athletes

Ari Rabinowitz, Staff Writer November 29, 2011

BHS athletes have rigorous schedules: nonstop practices and games that absorb the majority of an athlete’s time during sports seasons. Many athletes play multiple sports, meaning their schedules are...

Girls Soccer Team Finishes Challenging Season

Girls’ Soccer Team Finishes Challenging Season

Grace Kagai, Staff Writer November 10, 2011

Everything that begins, of course must end. Oct. 19 marked the end of the girls’ soccer season with a loss to Gilmour Academy in the first round of the playoffs. They finished the season with a 7-8...

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