The Beachcomber

Daryl Houston Leads Bison to Victory in First Round of Playoffs

Left to right: Freshman forward Luke Bennett, junior forward Andrew Hill, junior guard Daryl Houston, junior guard Maurice Jones and junior forward Dalanti Jackson wait on the bench right before being introduced as the Bison starters at the Hawken game in December.

Noah Weiskopf, Staff Writer

February 27, 2020

The Bison boys basketball team began their playoff run with a dominating win at home Tuesday night against the MLK Crusaders 92-56. Junior guard Daryl Houston led the Bison with 34 points, followed by Jalen Minter with 22.  Before the game, Houston emphasized the importance of focus. “I think we need ...

Strong Second Half Pushes Bison Past Edgewood

Junior Guard Maurice Jones makes a run for a shot. Jones scored 16 points.

Noah Weiskopf, Staff Writer

January 21, 2020

The Bison boys basketball team came out with a strong second half at home Friday night against Edgewood, finishing the game with a 73-61 win. The team was led by guard Daryl Houston with 24 points, sophomore guard Jalen Minter with 22 points and junior guard Maurice Jones with 16 points.  Jon...

Boys Basketball Notches Win Over Hawken

Left to right: Freshman forward Luke Bennett, junior forward Andrew Hill, junior guard Daryl Houston, junior guard Maurice Jones and junior forward Dalanti Jackson wait on the bench right before being introduced as the Bison starters at the Hawken game in December.

Joe Spero, Sports Editor

December 7, 2019

The Bison basketball team defeated the Hawken Hawks 65-41 on Friday, Dec. 6. “We are essentially a brand new team, and a new coaching staff,” Coach David Krasnow said before the game. “We are learning from each other, and we are hoping to see more ball movement on offense and better shots....

Boys Basketball Defeats Orange, Advances to 5-0

Boys Basketball Defeats Orange, Advances to 5-0

Photos by Miranda Luxenburg

December 22, 2018

The Bison beat the Lions 59-49 at Orange High School on Dec. 21, continuing their undefeated streak. Next on the schedule is Revere. The game will be at Garfield Heights on Dec. 28 at 11:00 a.m.   Photos by Miranda Luxenburg

Mitchell Scores 41

Mitchell Scores 41

Photos by Emily May

December 17, 2018

The Bison finished ahead of Geneva on Friday, Dec. 14 with a final score of 90-84. Jimmie Mitchell led with 41 points, and Jayson Woodrich scored 22. The team plays at Orange (2-2) on Friday, Dec. 21 at 7:00. Photos by Emily May  

Miller Returns to Help Defend CVC Title

The basketball team walks out at the winter sports pep rally. Photo by Matthew Keyerleber

Sam Thomas, Staff Writer

November 29, 2018

The boys basketball team tips off their season at home against John Adams High School on Dec. 3 at 7:30 p.m. Led by head coach Matthew Miller, the Bison have a mostly new coaching staff. Freshman coach Jamee Gerrick is the only returning coach from the 2017-2018 season. The varsity team adds three new...

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...

Boys Basketball Trounces Kirtland, Moves on to Sectional Final Tonight

As a pair, Ben Sternberg and Jayson Woodrich were unstoppable scorers, sinking 46 points between them. Photo by Livi Eppell.

James Flowers, Staff Writer

March 3, 2017

The Bison boys basketball team beat the Kirtland Hornets 71-50 at the sectional semifinal on Tuesday, Feb. 28. The main scorers were senior Ben Sternberg and sophomore Jayson Woodrich. The duo combined for 46 points on the night in an exceptional outing of scoring. It seemed as if every shot they...

Boys Basketball Falls to Orange After Tough Battle

Photo by Livia Eppell from Jan. 10 game at Orange

Tyler Pohlman, Staff Writer

February 7, 2017

The ball was in the hands of Jayson Woodrich. The crowd was silent. With minutes remaining in the game, Woodrich released a three. Swoosh. Tie game. This was one of the many intense moments in the Beachwood vs. Orange game on Friday, Feb. 3. While the Bison fought hard, the visiting rivals eventually...

Boys Basketball Loses a Heartbreaker in District Final

Maishe Dailey scores at a home game. Photo by Bradford Douglas.

Ryan Marmaros, Sports Correspondent

March 7, 2016

The seniors provided the program with two of its biggest wins in history. By conquering Division I powers Lakewood St. Edward and Garfield Heights, the boys achieved what no other Beachwood team had previously accomplished.

Boys Basketball Holds Off Late Rally to Complete Season Sweep of Orange

Photo by Phil Schnee

Phil Schnee, Sports Editor

February 10, 2016

The Orange High School gym was packed to the brim last night. The Bison boys basketball team, ranked #8 in the latest Top 25, had made the short trip over to Pepper Pike to take on the Lions. When the Lions visited BHS back in November’s season opener, the Bison cruised to a 20-po...

Bison Boys Basketball Knocks Off St. Ed’s, 75-74

Most of this year's seniors have been playing together since 7th grade. Photo by Ryan Marmaros.

Phil Schnee, Sports Editor

December 22, 2015

St. Edward’s High School is among the most decorated basketball powerhouses in Northeast Ohio. The Eagles made the state Final Four in 2015, won the championship in 2014 and contends for the title every year. They produce numerous Division 1 athletes, including the likes of Kipper Nichols, Derek...