The Beachcomber

Bison Baseball Focused on Fundamentals

Photos by Miranda Luxenburg

Matthew Hardy, Staff Writer

April 27, 2019

On Tuesday, April 23, with cloudy skies and low wind in Kirtland, the Bison Baseball team took on the undefeated Hornets, the rivals Beachwood lost to in the second round of last year’s playoffs. Kirtland came out strong at first, but the Bison pulled through with a 7-5 win. It was clearly...

Riley Strikes Out Ten Against Orange

Pitcher Chris Riley has been a strong leader on the baseball team this year. Photo by Joe Spero

Joe Spero, Staff Writer

April 27, 2018

The Bison baseball team is in a rebuilding year with only three returning starters and a brand new coaching staff. Senior pitcher Chris Riley had an outstanding game against rival Orange on Monday, April 23 with 10 strikeouts. In spite of Riley’s performance, the Bison sadly lost, as they were...

Baseball Team Opens Strong With Two Wins Against Perry, Drops Two to Orange

Senior pitcher Aden Stern swings for a hit against Orange on April 18. Photo by Livi Eppell.

Max Alter, Sports Editor

April 18, 2017

Beachwood’s 2016-17 athletic year has been historic. With an All-Ohio quarterback, a state champion cross country athlete and the number one female indoor track team in the state, Bison athletes are making themselves known. The baseball team is hoping to etch their names in Bison history as well...

Bison Athletic and Dominant in 15-3 Win Over Wickliffe

Photo by Josh Lazar

Max Alter, Staff Writer

May 17, 2016

With the season on the line, the Bison stepped up to the task. On Monday, May 16, the Beachwood baseball team demolished their opponents from Wickliffe by a score of 15-3. The Bison got off to a quick start and never slowed down. With four runs in the first inning and three in the second, the team...

Bison Baseball Team Experiences Ups and Downs on Road to Playoffs

Photo by Josh Lazar

Max Alter, Staff Writer

May 16, 2016

Many students are approaching crunch time as final exams near. For the baseball team, it has been crunch time since the beginning of the season. The Bison began the season with one thing in mind: an appearance in the 2016 OHSAA Division III State Tournament. “We [wanted] to work together as a...

After Series of Cancelled Games, Bison Baseball Plays Three at Home

Photo by Josh Lazar

Phil Schnee, Sports Editor

April 18, 2016

On the sunny afternoon of April 15th, the Bison baseball team took the field against the Perry Pirates for the first home game of the 2016 season. The home opener isn’t usually that big of a deal, but they were originally scheduled to start at home on March 29th against Cleveland Central Catholic. Aside...

Baseball Team Wins CVC Title After 18-11 Season

Photo by Bradford Douglas.

Alex Cala, Staff Writer

May 29, 2015

Although the season ended on a sour note with a 11-1 defeat at Gilmour in the sectional finals, the Beachwood baseball team has improved tremendously this year. One of the things that drove these improvements was a tough national schedule in Florida. “Playing teams that were already seasoned...

Baseball Team Strengthened by National Schedule in Florida

Photo by Bradford Douglas.

Alex Cala, Staff Writer

April 28, 2015

The BHS baseball team has gotten off to a bold start this year. Behind some strong performances and good team chemistry, the team has a 10-6 record, 5-1 in the Chagrin Valley Conference. Coming out this strong out of the gate seems to tie back to the tough tests the team faced against out-of-state...

Dallas Puskar: From the Mound to the Dugout

Puskar speaks with assistant Coach Joe Leonette during practice on Feb. 23. Photo by Bradford Douglas.

Aden Stern, Staff Writer

February 25, 2015

The moment when something you love more than anything is taken away from you is the worst feeling in the world. Beachwood pitching Coach Dallas Puskar had this feeling when he tore a tendon in his bicep while pitching for the Chillicothe Paints in 2006. After the injury playing had become unbearable. When...

Baseball Team Starts Season Strong

Baseball Team Starts Season Strong

Emily Dann, Staff Writer

April 19, 2014

The bison boys baseball team has a 4-2 record at publication. Despite the weather and a fairly young roster, the Bison won their first game 7-3 over the Badger Braves, an early sign of the team’s strength and ability. Next, Independence, another CVC contender, snagged two victories against the Bison...

Bison Baseball Wins Three Over Weekend

Gordon Hong, Staff Writer

May 7, 2012

The Bison baseball team won three games this weekend, defeating John Hay 17-0 on Friday and John Marshall  in Saturday's double header, 24-10 and 12-2. The bison are now  CVC champions with a 16-7 record.