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Just 5 feet tall and 14 years old, Doughty is a powerhouse on the court. 

Freshman Takes on the Courts

Anna Zhao, Staff Writer October 24, 2022

The sun beats down on her forehead as she takes a deep breath and bounces the ball.  Underneath her hat, freshman Charlotte Doughty’s gaze darts across the court to her opponent, who clutches their...

Photo by Patricia Sun

Juniors Lead Girls Tennis Team into Post-Season

Sam Thomas, Staff Writer October 26, 2018

The Lady Bison tennis team had a strong season. Led by second-year head coach Kevin Vaughn, the team reached the third round of the state sectional tournament. “We beat some teams that we weren’t...

Captain Gabriela Rodriguez and the girls tennis team speak at the fall pep rally on Sept. 1. Photo by Gabriela Covolan Costa.

Girls Tennis Wraps Up Satisfying Season

Vivian Li, News Editor October 12, 2017

The Beachwood girls tennis team ended their season at sectionals on Oct. 4. No one progressed to districts, but varsity captain Gabriela Rodriguez and sophomore Sabrina Machtay advanced to the second...

Photo from Beachcomber archives by Jeff Murtaugh

On the Other Side of the Net

Justin Dubin, Staff Writer May 5, 2017

Turning heads at matches, junior Erica Gross dominates the boys competition. She doesn’t let the male competition get in her way. She took an opportunity to challenge herself and play on the boys tennis...

Senior Kaustav Malik, along with junior Barak Spector and seniors Alex Machtay and Griffin Celleghin, will compete this weekend in the state tennis tournament. Photo by Bradford Douglas.

Two Doubles Pairs Headed to State Tennis Tournament

Clarissa Djohari, Editor-at-large May 28, 2015

At the boys tennis district tournament on May 22-23, seniors Alex Machtay and Griffin Celleghin placed first. Senior Kaustav Malik and junior Barak Spector placed fourth in doubles. The four captains...

Photo courtesy of ProEvent Photo.

Dubin and Gill Place 4th at State Tennis Tournament

Cameron Godfrey, Staff Writer June 1, 2014

BHS seniors Karan Gill and Brett Dubin have only been playing doubles since earlier this year, but the duo was able to place fourth at the state tennis tournament. In the preliminary rounds on Friday,...

“The schedule is deceiving. I made the schedule much tougher, but we are the second or third in the state for public, division two schools,” Coach David Cole said. Photo by Kate Opre.

Tennis Team Faces Challenging Schedule; Pushes for Post Season

Aaron Lowenkamp, Sports Editor May 2, 2014

Tennis is a technical sport that measures each competitor’s skill. Each forehand: the key to winning. Each backhand: a game-changer. Every technique that is needed to be a great player is an art that...

Tennis Team Defeats Cloverleaf 4-1

Tennis Team Defeats Cloverleaf 4-1

Megan Piccione, Staff Writer April 27, 2012

The Beachwood boys’ tennis team won a match against Cloverleaf on April 24 with a score of 4-1, bringing the team to a 4-5 record. Cloverleaf is led by the fourth ranked player in the state, Jacob...

Mark Goldberg smashes the ball home at a match early in the season.  Photo by Marc Eisenberg

Goldberg and Bortz Compete at State Tennis Tournament

June 3, 2010

By Victor Tse, Staff Writer Knocked out of the quarterfinals at the Ohio tennis state tournament in a 6-1, 6-1 defeat, the BHS doubles team of Mark Goldberg and Ricky Bortz left undoubtedly disappointed. “We...

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