The Beachcomber

Coach Greenwood Brings Message of Discipline and Resilience

Greenwood brings a wealth of experience wrestling D-1 for CSU and coaching at a number of schools. Photo by Nakita Reidenbach

Nakita Reidenbach, Staff Writer

March 19, 2018

Wrestling Coach Jimmy Greenwood knows what it’s like to compete on a high level. From 1996-1998 he was a resident at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado. This is Coach Greenwood’s first year coaching wrestling at BHS. Greenwood grew up in East Cleveland and attended Shaw High School. After High Schoo...

After Wins Against Orange and Wickliffe, Bison Basketball Falls to Chagrin

Coach Jon Mannarino calls a play against Chagrin. Photo by Sam Thomas.

Sam Thomas and Joe Spero

February 6, 2018

The Bison fell short of victory to the Chagrin Falls Tigers 58-48 on Friday, Feb. 2 at Chagrin Falls. Several of Beachwood's top players returned to the starting lineup. Despite facing perhaps the toughest team in their conference on the road, the Bison were feeling confident. With the enti...

Royster Leads Team in Win Over West Geauga, Breaks Scoring Record

Taylor Royster looks for an opening in the Pirate defense during the Dec. 9 game against Perry. Photo by Julia Charnas.

Sam Thomas and Amelia Port

January 19, 2018

The girls basketball team cruised past the West Geauga Wolverines 60-43 on Saturday, Jan. 6 at West Geauga. While it’s been a season of ups and downs, the lady bison took care of business on the road. Led by senior Taylor Royster, the team currently sits at 5-9 overall with a 3-5 record in conference...

Young Team Faces Ambitious Schedule

Young Team Faces Ambitious Schedule

Sam Thomas, Staff Writer

November 30, 2017

Bison boys basketball opens the season tomorrow night with a home game against Solon. Tipoff is at 7:30. Last year, the team went 17-8 and made the district semifinals. “This year is going to be different, but I’m excited.” junior Jayson Woodrich said. Woodrich, a 6’5 forward, will be a ...

Headed For Another Perfect Season


Next year, Roter will be attending Furman University in Greenville, South Carolina to further her cross country and academic experiences. She will be attending on a full athletic scholarship. Photo by Jakin Wu

Amelia Port, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017

At publication, Roter is on her way to the OHSAA Div. II State Championship. If she wins, she will have competed two undefeated seasons.

Lackritz and Alexander Aiming to Build Gymnastics Team

Photo courtesy of Maddie Alexander

Ben Connor, Sports Editor

October 28, 2017

The BHS gymnastics team has doubled in size this year. Last year’s team consisted of sophomore Taryn Lackritz; this year sophomore Maddie Alexander is joining her. Both plan to compete in all four women’s events: vault, bars, beam and floor. Even though the OHSAA sanctions gymnastics as...

Homecoming 2017

Homecoming 2017

October 12, 2017

Check out our photos from the game and dance. Photos by Gabriela Covolan Costa  

Girls Tennis Wraps Up Satisfying Season

Captain Gabriela Rodriguez and the girls tennis team speak at the fall pep rally on Sept. 1. Photo by Gabriela Covolan Costa.

Vivian Li, News Editor

October 12, 2017

The Beachwood girls tennis team ended their season at sectionals on Oct. 4. No one progressed to districts, but varsity captain Gabriela Rodriguez and sophomore Sabrina Machtay advanced to the second round of sectionals. “The teams that we played were pretty good, but we’re definitely aiming...

Bison Football Falls to Geneva

Bison Football Falls to Geneva

September 26, 2017

The Bison were unable to recover after an overwhelming Eagles offense scored 27 points in the second quarter. Photos by Julia Woomer  

Boys Soccer Defeats Kirtland In Rematch From Last Year’s District Final

The soccer team at the Sept. 1 pep rally for fall sports. Photo by Gabriela Covolan Costa.

James Flowers, Staff Writer

September 13, 2017

The boys soccer team is shooting for another run at states this year despite the loss of many key seniors. Last year the team finished the season 9-8-1, losing to Kirtland in the district finals. No doubt they’re looking to return to the district final this year and finish the fight. On Tue...

Golf Team Drives for Post-Season

Image from Bcomber archives

Ben Connor, Sports Editor

September 7, 2017

At the beginning of August, Beachwood’s Golf team took to the fairways. Coach Will Cumpstone described the team as thinner than usual, due to the loss of team captains Kyle Scharf and Cameron Hanesworth, who graduated in the spring. “Spencer Hendlin, Andrew Belleli and Pat McCourt have beg...

Bison Pride

Bison Pride

September 2, 2017

Check out our gallery from the fall pep rally, held on Friday, Sept. 1. Photos by Gabriela Covolan Costa