The Beachcomber

Guard Maurice Jones on a run during the 2019-20 season.

Basketball and Wrestling Seasons Delayed

Noah Weiskopf, Sports Editor December 7, 2020

The school district notified BMS and BHS families on Nov. 13 that basketball and wrestling seasons would be delayed until January.  However, BHS and BMS swimming and diving teams along with the high...

Left to right: Zach Kudroff placed fourth in 120 lb weight class, James Flowers placed fourth in 170 lb weight class, Paul Jacobs won first place in 132 lb. weight class and Michael Schmidt won third place in 138 lb. weight class. Not pictured: freshman Eisa Texiera won second place in the 126 lb weight class. Photo by Matthew Keyerleber

Wrestling Team Places Fifth at CCC Invitational

Matthew Hardy, Staff Writer December 12, 2018

The Bison wrestling team finished fifth out of 13 teams at the Dean Kinley Invitational held at Cleveland Central Catholic on Dec. 8. Senior Paul Jacobs won first place in the 132 lb. weight class,...

Greenwood brings a wealth of experience wrestling D-1 for CSU and coaching at a number of schools. Photo by Nakita Reidenbach

Coach Greenwood Brings Message of Discipline and Resilience

Nakita Reidenbach, Staff Writer March 19, 2018

Wrestling Coach Jimmy Greenwood knows what it’s like to compete on a high level. From 1996-1998 he was a resident at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado. This is Coach Greenwood’s first year...

After his two goes as head varsity coach, Iammarino has totalled an astounding 30+ years as the position. His achievements as coach include coaching 12 State Wrestling Champions and 72 State Place Winners/Qualifiers. His teams also won the Metropolitan Area Conference (MAC -8) in 2002, 2003, 2004 and 2005.
Photo by Gabriela Covolan Costa

Coach Iammarino Pins 52nd Year at Beachwood

Tyler Pohlman, Staff Writer May 17, 2017

It was that time year again: trees began to shed their leaves and moms frantically buttoned their kids up in big coats. In crowded gyms across Northeast Ohio, wrestling season had begun. Bison wrestlers...

Bialosky’s finals match put him at 35 wins this season and 127 career wins. Photo by James Flowers

Bialosky Leads Wrestling Team at CVC Tournament

James Flowers , with additional reporting by Michal Becker February 10, 2017

The Bison wrestling team had a very successful weekend at the CVC tournament at Perry on Feb. 4. The team had four placers. Senior Josh Bialosky had an amazing performance. In the championship round,...

Junior Captain Josh Bialosky earns a victory for the Bison. Photo by Ryan Marmaros.

Young Bison Wrestlers Get First Real Taste of Competition

Ryan Marmaros, Sports Editor December 7, 2015

This past weekend, the Bison wrestling team opened up their 2015-2016 season in the 8th annual Ron Madow Memorial Tournament. The home tournament is named in honor of former Beachwood wrestler and...

Three Bison Wrestlers Place at CVC Championship

Three Bison Wrestlers Place at CVC Championship

Alex Cala, Staff Writer February 13, 2015

At the Chagrin Valley Conference wrestling championship, held at BHS on Feb. 6-7, sophomore Josh Bialosky (182 lb.) placed 2nd, sophomore Ben Kitay (126 lb.) placed 3rd and senior Justin Albaugh (220 lb.)...

C. Peter Cimoroni was a 1975 Beachwood graduate and varsity wrestler, pictured in the 1975 BHS yearbook

New Coach Pete Cimoroni Has High Hopes for BHS Wrestling Team

Cameron Godfrey, Opinion Editor, Interim Sports Editor August 22, 2014

After two state champion wrestlers graduated in June and former wrestling coach Dugan Bentley moved to Columbus, the BHS wrestling program was left in a state of transition. C. Peter Cimoroni, a life-long...

Sammy Gross at the District Tournament on Feb. 22. Photo by Marc Silver.

Gross and Harris Bring Home Second State Titles

Aden Stern, Staff Writer March 9, 2014

Seniors Ryan Harris and Sammy Gross each earned their second state titles at the state wrestling tournament in Columbus during the weekend of March 1. Harris won the Division III 170 lb. state championship;...

Ryan Harris Pins an Opponent at the District Tournament at Garfield Heights.

Gross, Harris and Walden Advancing to State Tourney

Beachwood’s wrestling team tied for 2nd place at the Division III District Tournament on Saturday, Feb. 22 in Garfield Heights. Seniors Sam Gross and Ryan Harris each won their third district title,...

Ryan Harris struggles with his opponent at the state tournament. Photo courtesy of Debbie Harris

Meet Ryan Harris: State Champion

Emily Topilow, Arts & Life Editor March 22, 2013

On Saturday March 2, Ryan Harris won the state wrestling tournament for division III, 160-lb. weight class. Harris faced Jared Mattin from Delta in the final round. Mattin became the 50th consecutive...

Ryan Harris struggles with his opponent at the state tournament. Photo courtesy of Debbie Harris

Three BHS Wrestlers Advance to State Tournament

Christina Phelps, Editor-in-Chief February 26, 2013

The BHS wrestling team dominated at the two-day Division III Garfield Heights district tournament Feb. 22 and 23, with three Bison advancing to States out of the seven who qualified to compete in districts. Senior...

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