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Swim Team Faces Deteriorating Conditions in Pool

Swim Team Faces Deteriorating Conditions in Pool

Amy Chen, Online Editor-in-Chief

February 11, 2020

As the swim team prepares for the district meet, the high school pool is showing its age. A tour of the pool reveals rusting lockers, fading tiles and peeling paint. These are not new issues, however. In recent years, the team has reported many concerns regarding the pool, and although the admini...

Diving into D-1

Diving into D-1

Haleigh McPhillips, Staff Writer

April 14, 2019

Senior Spencer Bystrom is the most decorated athlete to come through the swimming and diving program at BHS. What sets Bystom apart from his teammates is the fact that he is the only athlete who competes in both swimming and diving. And he competes at the highest level. Bystrom excels in both sports, a...

Boys Swim Team Medals at State Tournament

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

Swim Team Breaks Records at State Tournament, Remembering Ryan

Swim Team Breaks Records at State Tournament, Remembering Ryan

Gabriela Colovan Costa, Athena Grasso and Spencer Hendlin

February 27, 2017

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 hoped the team would move up in the state rankings and break a lot of team records. Burget’s expect...

Six Swimmers Headed to States

Six Swimmers Headed to States

Nam Nguyen, Staff Writer

February 23, 2016

“This is the most State qualifiers that we have had in Beachwood swimming history.” -Athletic Director Ryan Peters

Pool Repair Presents Challenge for Swim Team

Pool Repair Presents Challenge for Swim Team

Lynn Jiao, Staff Writer

December 11, 2014

Until the sand filter can be replaced, the team is practicing 7:30 to 9:30 at Hathaway Brown.

What Does it Take to Get to the State Swim Meet?

What Does it Take to Get to the State Swim Meet?

Aaron Lowenkamp, Sports Editor

February 23, 2014

If at all possible, I urge you, dear reader, to imagine this: You wake up before 6:00 a.m. You grab your laptop, books and swimming gear and get in your car. It’s cold outside. You drive to school and rush across the parking lot. Some of your fellow swimmers are already there, and a few more trickle...

BHS Swim Team Competes in District Tournament, Shows Improvement

BHS Swim Team Competes in District Tournament, Shows Improvement

Hannah Leland, Staff Writer

March 3, 2013

On Feb. 15, ten Beachwood swimmers competed at the Cleveland State district competition.   This team consisted of Lindsay Guth, Sophie Schoen, Harley Schoen, Maya Gaines-Smith, Hannah Frayman, Cory Hersh, Neel Lachwani, Wes Darvin, Bagatur Askaryan, and Kauner Hooper, who participated in the 200-...