The Beachcomber

Isaacson, Berns Advance to 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.”

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 placed in the top twenty of their respective races at the district tournament at Madison High S...

Records Smashed

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

Elizabeth Metz, Staff Writer

October 2, 2018

The majority of Bison runners broke personal records on Saturday

Students Run Wet Nose 5k in Memory of Abby Bendis

Photo by Leah Backo / Rescue Village

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 to many homeless animals. This year’s race was held in memory of Abigail Bendis, a BHS student who tragical...

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.

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

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

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 the first Beachwood athlete in history to bring home the state cross country title. It seemed...

Roter Heads to State Cross Country Meet

BHS students and staff are wearing stickers today to honor Roter's accomplishments and wish her luck at the state 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 stopping junior Leah Roter? Roter made history on Oct. 29 at the Boardman regional meet as the...

Hard Work Pays Off

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

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 for who I am,” Roter said.  “I'm able to push the limits, and I think that’s what matters.” Last...

Cross Country Team Hopes to Outrun Last Year’s Results

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

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 bright and early at 8:30am on Aug. 1st,” Senior Alexander Remer said. “We would do anything f...

Sophomore Leah Roter Advances to State Cross Country Meet

Photo by Bradford Douglas.

Aden Stern, Social Media Editor for Sports

November 5, 2015

This Saturday at 11 am, sophomore Leah Roter is making Bison history, as she will be the school's first girls cross country runner in 18 years to qualify for the state meet. Roter has accomplished quite a bit on her path to Columbus. “My records are for the 5k in cross country which [I ran] in...

Young Cross-Country Team Promises Strong Seasons to Come

Photo courtesy of Jack Spero.

Aaron Lowenkamp, Staff Writer

October 29, 2014

The cross country season came to a close with the district meet on Saturday, Oct. 18. Although no runners are advancing further, the team has shown great potential this season as well as a remarkable sense of unity. From the coaching perspective, the team has run an outstanding season. Although...

Cross-Country Requires Physical, Mental Discipline

Cross-Country Requires Physical, Mental Discipline

Emily Topilow, Staff Writer

October 9, 2012

Most people think cross-country athletes do no more than run, but they do so much more. What is a typical practice like? “We try to do four things… drills, stretching, long distance running or speed work and then we usually finish with core [exercises],” said Coach Jamie Lader. Lader shouts...

Cross Country Team Strives to Outpace Opponents

Cross Country Team Strives to Outpace Opponents

Gordon Hong, Staff Writer

October 5, 2011

Cross country athletes underwent strenuous training all summer, most running more than 114 miles, and some running as many as 150 during the summer months. This hard work has paid off, but, the cross-country team has also faced challenges this year. The team has not been able to run at home due to...