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Dakota Houston lands a long jump at the Bison Invitational on April 20. Photo by Lifetouch

Track Team Dominates CVCs, Girls Advance to States

So Eun Kang and Allie Rindsberg June 3, 2024

The track team competed at the state tournament on May 30 to June 1 at Welcome Stadium in Dayton.  Bison athletes qualified in four individual events as well as the girls 4x100 meter relay.  Senior...

The Science Olympiad team poses after competing at the regional competition at Baldwin Wallace.

Science Olympiad Places Fourth at State Tournament

Ritika Iyer, Staff Writer May 21, 2024

The Science Olympiad team participated in the state competition at The Ohio State University on Saturday, April 27 and placed 4th out of 40 teams, two places away from qualifying for Science Olympiad Nationals. This...

The 200 medley relay consisting of Junior Kevin Zhang, sophomore Ben Keyerleber, sophomore Derek Fan and sophomore Colin Elwell finished 6th in the state and broke a school record with a time of 1:38.50.

Swim Team Breaks Five School Records, Places at State Tournament

Allie Rindsberg, Sports Editor April 2, 2024

The swim team took five boys and Nina Mayers of the diving team to the state tournament on Feb. 23.  The 200 medley relay finished sixth in the state and broke a school record with a time of 1:38.50....

Greenwood won his first round and advanced to the quarterfinals, where he lost to Reese Stephen of Barnesville and placed 8th in the state.

Caleb Greenwood Places 8th in State Wrestling Tournament

Ori Balkan, Editor-in-Chief April 1, 2024

Sophomore Caleb Greenwood competed at the OHSAA Div. III  state wrestling tournament in Columbus on March 7 and 8, completing his 2024 season with the strength of a Bison. Greenwood won his first round...

Mayers finished in eighth place at the district championship meet, sending her to the state championship meet.

Nina Mayers Competes at States

Jacob Tannenbaum, Staff Writer March 21, 2024

Senior diver Nina Mayers competed in the diving state meet on Wednesday, Feb. 21, making Mayers the first female diver from Beachwood to compete in states since Amanda Leizman in 2020. Mayers has been...

Indoor track is a great way for athletes to improve times and stay competitive during the winter months.

Bison Athletes Climb Podium in Seven Events at Indoor State Tournament

Jacob Tannenbaum, Staff Writer March 7, 2024

Beachwood sent 20 athletes to the indoor track and field state championship on Saturday, March 2, and Bison athletes placed in seven events. Senior Kylie Walters placed 6th in the long jump; senior...

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....

Senior Josh Greenwood placed second in the 150 lb. weight class.

Greenwood & Nzekwe Place at State Wrestling Tournament

Netta Haas, Opinion Editor March 24, 2023

Seniors Josh Greenwood and Uzonna Nzekwe competed at the state wrestling tournament at Schottenstein Center in Columbus on March 12.  Greenwood placed 2nd in the 150 lb. weight class and Nzekwe placed...

Swim Teams Historic Season

Swim Team’s Historic Season

Rachel Kanterovich and Shreya Chellu March 15, 2023

The boys swimmers went undefeated in the regular season, winning both CVC and Valley titles as well as the sprint invitational on Feb. 4. Sophomore Kevin Zhang, freshmen Colin Elwell and Derek Fan and...

The Bison qualifiers at the Nike Indoor Nationals in Staten Island, NY on March 13.

The Indoor Track Team’s Long Road to States

Lana Lagman, Hiba Ali, and Samah Khan April 22, 2022

The Bison indoor track team had to jump more hurdles than usual in order to compete in the Ohio Association of Track and Cross Country Coaches (OATCCC) state championship on March 4 at Spire Institute...

Photo by Grace Perryman

Indoor Track Places Again at State Tournament

Sam Thomas, Staff Writer April 6, 2019

The Beachwood indoor track team enjoyed much success on March 2 at the state championships. Both the boys and girls teams placed in many of their events, helping Beachwood maintain its reputation as...

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