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This isn’t the only challenge Kheyfets (left) has faced in her cross country career. Last year her season was cut short due to a hip injury, and then she faced further challenges during the spring track season. Photo courtesy of Sasha Kheyfets

Kheyfets Places 24th at State CX Tournament After Losing Shoe

Alexis Mercado, Staff Writer January 19, 2024

Sophomore Sasha Kheyfets competed in the Div. III State Tournament for cross country on Nov. 4, placing 24th. Kheyfets is the first Bison girl to advance to the state tournament since Leah Roter, who...

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....

Team Captain Vincent Crenshaw with juniors Probir Mukherjee and Max Kuenzler compete at the Cardinal Invitational.

Bison Cross Country Steps Ahead

Shreya Chellu, News Editor November 29, 2022

For the second year in a row, the boys cross country team qualified for regionals this fall, placing 6th overall at the district level.  Prior to last year, the boys team had not qualified for regionals...

A week later, Emily and Caleb were joined by several teammates at Boardman High School to run the regional meet at what Head Coach Jamie Lader describes as “the most difficult course in Ohio.”

Isaacson, Berns Advance to Regionals

Athena Grasso, Staff Writer November 2, 2019

It was a gray, rainy day on Saturday, Oct. 26 in Boardman, Ohio, but that didn’t mask the energy of the Beachwood Bison at the OHSAA regional cross country meet. The previous week, two Beachwood runners...

Freshman Greg Perryman running at the Hawken Invitational. Photo by Elizabeth Metz

Records Smashed

Elizabeth Metz, Staff Writer October 2, 2018
The majority of Bison runners broke personal records on Saturday
Photo by Leah Backo / Rescue Village

Students Run Wet Nose 5k in Memory of Abby Bendis

Tal Rothberg, Staff Writer September 25, 2018

Many Beachwood students participated in the 3rd annual Wet Nose 5K on Aug. 5. The race was a fundraiser for Geauga Humane Society Rescue Village, an organization that finds homes for and provides support...

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

Headed For Another Perfect Season

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.
Junior Leah Roter approaches the finish at the state meet. Photo by Jakin Wu.

Leah Roter Brings Home School’s First State Title in Cross Country

Athena Grasso, Staff Writer November 22, 2016

Junior Leah Roter became the Division II girls’ cross country state champion at National Trail Raceway in Hebron, Ohio on Nov. 5. Roter ended her undefeated season with a stunning time of 17:55, becoming...

BHS students and staff are wearing stickers today to honor Roters accomplishments and wish her luck at the state meet.

Roter Heads to State Cross Country Meet

Athena Grasso, Staff Writer November 4, 2016

Seventh place at last year’s state cross country meet. First at regionals this year. Fastest girl in Ohio. Currently third in the nation. Another state meet run tomorrow. Is there anything...

Leah Roter prepares for a workout. Photo by Gabriela Colovan Costa.

Hard Work Pays Off

Athena Grasso, Staff Writer September 29, 2016

Junior Leah Roter is one of the fastest girls in the state. But you’d never guess it until you see her run. She is soft spoken, short-statured and humble. “I work hard, and running just suits me...

Senior Jack Spero running at the 2015 Regionals at Boardman High School. Photo by Heli Colmenares

Cross Country Team Hopes to Outrun Last Year’s Results

Max Alter, Sports Editor August 26, 2016

The school year began for most students on Aug. 17 with the first day of school. For the cross country team, the work started on Aug. 1 with the beginning of summer practices. “Summer practice started...

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