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The Beachcomber

The student news site of Beachwood High School.

The Beachcomber

Senior Veronica Schwartz and teammate scrimmage during practice.

Athletes Put in Grueling Hours of Training Before Winter Season Begins

Lexi Jaffe, Staff Writer November 27, 2023

Junior Goldi Aschkenasy is in position to shoot as she accelerates into a big jump and releases the basketball.  Many winter sports teams begin their seasons this week, but Ashkenasy, like all winter...

Jayden Koonce moves into a contested layup during last years Chagrin Falls game.

Short on Experience, Boys Basketball Brings Tremendous Potential

Josh Rosenblitt, Staff Writer November 15, 2023

The bison boys basketball team is looking to build off a very successful 2022 season that resulted in a District Championship.  However, the roster will look tremendously different than it did last...

Senior center midfielder Leo Blond slides for a tackle to gain the ball.

Soccer Teams Bests Independence in Overtime Win

Alissa Monahan, Photographer November 3, 2023

The boys soccer team continued their spectacular playoff run with a 2-1 overtime win against Independence Wednesday in the Regional Semifinals. The bison face Andrews Osborne in the Regional Finals...

Kheyfets is the first Bison runner to advance to the state tournament since Leah Roter, who brought home a state title in 2016.

Kheyfets Advances to State Tournament

Alexis Mercado, Staff Writer November 2, 2023

Sophomore Sasha Kheyfets placed 7th at the OHSAA Regional Cross Country Championships on Oct. 28 in Boardman, sending her to the Division II State Championships. Kheyfets' 5k time at regionals was 19.30....

Success comes with having a good time. Coach Jamie Lader said.  Photo courtesy of Sasha Kheyfets

Cross Country Team Punches Ticket to Regionals

Amy Zhou, News Editor October 27, 2023

The Cross Country team competed in the District competition at Lorain County Community College on Oct. 21, placing 6th overall.  The team also competed in the Chagrin Valley Conference meet on Oct....

Senior Straja Dimitrijevic proudly waves the Beachwood flag to celebrate the Bison victory against Orange on Sept. 14.

Boys Soccer Shatters Records, Advances to District Finals

Shreya Chellu, Editor-in-Chief October 27, 2023

The boys varsity soccer team has had a remarkable season, and it’s still going.  The team trounced Columbiana 9-1 in the district semifinal on Oct. 24. “I think it’s really good building off...

Homecoming 2023

Homecoming 2023

Alissa Monahan, Photographer October 14, 2023

Beachwood played Cuyahoga Heights on Friday, Oct. 6 for the Homecoming game. The Bison lost, but fans had fun as the Homecoming Court was honored, and alums returned to join the band and cheerleaders.  

Beachwood Hosts Second Annual CVC Inclusive Sports Day

Beachwood Hosts Second Annual CVC Inclusive Sports Day

Jacob Tannenbaum, Staff Writer October 6, 2023

BHS hosted the second annual CVC Inclusive Sports Day on Wednesday, Sept. 13. The first CVC Inclusive Sports Day was held last year at West Geauga High School, with multiple CVC schools sending student...

Co-Captain Gavi Lappen cut his score from 85 last year to 80 this season.

Young Team Bounces Back

Josh Rosenblitt, Staff Writer October 4, 2023

The Bison golf team traveled to Pine Hill Golf Club on Wednesday, Sept. 27, where they unfortunately saw their season come to its closure.  However, the season was filled with many accomplishments...

The cheer team stunts at the Sept. 22 Brooklyn game with special guests from Bryden elementary.

Cheer Team Takes on New Challenges

Lexi Jaffe, Staff Writer September 28, 2023

The BHS cheerleading team has made multiple advancements this season in preparing stunts and choreographing their own dances.  “I feel like stunts have brought our team closer together as we have...

Grant Keilin scored all four points against Orange.

Boys Soccer Wins 11 Straight

Ethan Dong, Staff Writer September 26, 2023

The boys varsity soccer team has had a remarkable season, earning an 11-1 record (4-0 in CVC) and going undefeated until Saturday, Sept. 23 when they lost their first game 2-0 to Cardinal Mooney, the same...

Coach Cole encourages junior Emma Wang before the Shaker match on Sept. 4.

Cole Takes the Reins

Allie Rindsberg, Sports Editor September 21, 2023

Coach David Cole is enthusiastic about upping the game of the BHS girls tennis team after taking the reins of the girls varsity team this fall.  The girls are off to an electrifying start, with an...

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