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Beachwood players heard the term Nazi used as a play call during the first half of the Brooklyn game.

‘Nazi’ Play Call Sparks Outrage

Madeleine Mehler and Jack Soroka November 1, 2023

A controversy erupted at the Sept. 22 home football game against Brooklyn over the use of the term ‘Nazi’ as a play call, which Beachwood players, coaches and administrators found offensive.  Linebacker...

Freshman Eriq Walker leaps to catch a pass from Thomas, scoring a touchdown.

Young Bison Team Falls Short to Heralds

Josh Rosenblitt, Staff Writer September 5, 2023

The Bison were very close to winning their first game of the season on Saturday at SPIRE Institute, but unfortunately the St. John Heralds were too much to overcome. “I think one of the most important...

Bison Finish Season, Celebrate Seniors

Bison Finish Season, Celebrate Seniors

Curtis Marks and Jaylen Spikes October 29, 2022

The Bison football team finished their season on Friday, Oct. 21 with a 14-20 loss at home to Grand Valley. The team honored seniors and looked back on a memorable season.  

“It’s not about screaming and yelling, its about learning and teaching,” Fischer said.

Welcome Back, Fischer

Allison Rindsberg, Staff Writer October 27, 2022

As he geared up for the big game against Aurora, Scott Fischer was excited and nervous. It was fall of 1991, and he was a freshman defensive end on the Bison football team. Fischer would be starting...

Creel speaks with quarterback Desmond Horne during the second-round playoff game on Oct. 16, 2020. The Bison defeated Warrensville 28-8.

Six Incredible Seasons

Tal Rothberg, News Editor May 7, 2021

Coach Damien Creel resigned in January after six years and six incredible seasons leading Bison Football.  Creel has accepted a job coaching at Lorain High School.  Initially he  planned to stay...

Bison Defeat Warrensville Tigers, Advance to Third Round of Playoffs

Bison Defeat Warrensville Tigers, Advance to Third Round of Playoffs

Noah Weiskopf, Sports Editor October 22, 2020

The Bison football team defeated the Warrensville Tigers in the second round of the playoffs at home on Friday night 28-8.  Warrensville started the game with a lot of pre-snap penalties. However,...

Coach Creel gets drenched in ice water after the first Bison win of the season over Orange.

Locked In

Joe Spero, Sports Editor November 23, 2019

The Bison football team had a dramatic season, finishing with an 8-3 record and a playoff bid for the fourth time in school history. “The amount of support we had made it very special,” Coach Damion...

The Bison win 70-26 against Hawken.

Beachwood to Face Oak Harbor in First Playoff Game

November 8, 2019

Bison football finished the regular season with an 8-2 record, making the playoffs for the fourth time in school history. The team takes on the Rockets at Oak Harbor at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 9. Below...

In the season opener, senior LeTraize Walker thought of his mother and the sacrifices she has made for him.

If Not Now, When?

Elizabeth Metz, Multimedia Editor September 27, 2019

When the Friday night lights illuminated Beachwood’s stadium and the first whistle blew for the opening kick-off, the only thing on Letraize Walker’s mind was his mom. He wears the number two with...

Beachwood defeated Collinwood 34-0.

Football Team Advances to 2-1

September 16, 2019

The Bison defeated Collinwood 34-0 on Friday, Sept. 13 in a game that was cut short due to storms. This Friday they head to Grand Valley. Photos by Emily May from Youngstown Chaney and Collinwood...

After an 11-year hiatus, the Beachwood Bison finally defeated the Orange Lions.

11 Years Too Long

Joe Spero, Sports Editor September 1, 2019
Bison football defeats the Orange Lions for first time in over a decade
The band plays halftime at the Orange game. Photo by Matthew Keyerleber

Playing Four Quarters and Halftime Too

Matthew Hardy, Staff Writer November 18, 2018

It was the last game of the season. Tensions and spirits were high at halftime. The Bison were trailing the Orange Lions 0-14. Both bands played exhilarating, thunderous shows. Beachwood’s band played...

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