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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....

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...

The relay team consisted of juniors Matthew Keyeleber, Noah Shore, Gabe Colmenares and Spencer Bystrom. Photo by Steve Shore.

Boys Swim Team Medals at State Tournament

Allonda Watkins, Staff Writer March 19, 2018
Junior Spencer Bystrom Finishes Third in State for Diving; Boys Freestyle Relay Finishes Eighth

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.
Bison swimmers cheer on their teammates at the CVC championship meet on Jan. 21. Photo by Gabriela Colovan Costa

Swim Team Breaks Records at State Tournament, Remembering Ryan

Back in December, Bison swimming head coach Brad Burget told The Beachcomber that he had high expectations for this year’s team. “I expect the boys to repeat going to states,” Burget said. He...

The team Four Girls and Seven Years is comprised of sophomores Olivia Adelman, Gabriela Rodriguez, Abby Brewer and Lily Steiger. Photo courtesy of Gabriela Rodriguez

Destination Imagination Offers Creative and Fun Competitions

Clarissa Djohari, News Editor April 27, 2016

At the Ohio Destination Imagination (DI) tournament on April 16, two BHS teams placed sixth and seventh out of 17 teams in the improvisational challenge. Flaming Marshmallowzzzz, the team that placed...

Photo by Bradford Douglas.

Sophomore Leah Roter Advances to State Cross Country Meet

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...

Team Five Carbon Sugars sets up for their technical challenge at the State Tournament. Photo courtesy of Chun-ying Wu.

Destination Imagination Teams Qualify for Global Finals

Kyra Cone, Staff Writer April 27, 2015

Three of Beachwood’s Destination Imagination (DI) teams placed at the state tournament in Mt. Vernon, Ohio on April 11. Hilltop’s team won first place, while two of the BHS teams came in third. One...

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