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April 22, 2014 39

Bison beef up schedule to prep for post-season

in Boys Tennis
After finishing fourth in the OTCA state tournament last spring, Beachwood tennis coach David Cole beefed up his team’s schedule to prepare the Bison for the challenge of making a return trip to Columbus. The Bison are 4-3 this season and gaining valuable experience. Read more
April 21, 2014 39

Beachwood streak reaches five

in Baseball
Beachwood swept a doubleheader from Maple Heights over the weekend to push its winning streak to five games. The Bison collected a total of 28 hits in 17-5 and 15-8 wins over the Mustangs and are playing with a lot of confidence. Read more
April 18, 2014 91

Beachwood takes two from Hawken

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Beachwood swept the season series from Hawken with a pair of wins on Thursday. The Bison won 8-7 in 11 innings in a game that started on Wednesday then pulled out a 6-5 victory in the second game. Josh Bialosky had the game winning RBI in the 11th inning of game one and Adam May pitched his way out of a bases loaded jam in the second game. Read more
April 14, 2014 77

Sophomores shine at Beachwood Invitational

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Jonathan Nash, Yaphet Preston and Hannah Kahn turned in strong performances at the 2014 Beachwood Invitational on Saturday. The Bison athletes excelled on their home track in placing in several events. Several other Beachwood athletes also made strides at the event. Read more
April 14, 2014 81

Bison pull out 13-12 win at Brooklyn

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Beachwood recorded 14 hits, including five doubles, in Saturday’s 13-12 non-conference win at Brooklyn. Max Balazs was 4-for-4 with a pair of two-baggers and Josh Bialosky added four RBI in the win. Read more
Apr 13, 2014 88

Bison earn split in doubleheader with Fairport

in Softball
Beachwood scored three runs in the bottom of the sixth inning then held on in the seventh to beat Fairport Harding, 4-3, in the first game of a doubleheader on Saturday. The Skippers rebounded to win the second game, 15-5. Full Story
Apr 10, 2014 109

Pitching, power lead Bison to 19-3 win over Richmond Heights

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Beachwood’s softball team got a late start to the 2014 season but the Bison celebrated opening day with a 19-3 five-inning win over Richmond Heights. Caroline Stern struck out four of 21 batters faced and the Bison collected several extra bases hits in the win. Full Story
Apr 09, 2014 60

Independence scores in bunches to beat Beachwood

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Independence used two four-run innings to defeat visiting Beachwood, 9-2, on Tuesday. Mike Martin pitched five innings to pick up the win and also had three hits for the Blue Devils, who shared the Chagrin Valley Conference Metro Division title with the Bison last season. Full Story
Apr 08, 2014 79

Defense, consistency key for Bison in 2014

in Softball
First-year head coach Mike Coreno believes his Beachwood softball team can be successful if the Bison focus on the fundamentals and play solid defense. With just one senior, the team has plenty of holes to fill but Coreno is confident he has the players to put together a successful season. Full Story
Apr 07, 2014 87

Young Bison show well at Joe Lane Invitational

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Beachwood’s young track team turned in a strong showing at the Joe Lane Invitational at Mineral Ridge High School on Saturday. Sophomore Hannah Kahn won the 100-meter dash and the girls’ 4x100 and 4x200 relays both finished third. Several other athletes earned a spot on the podium. Full Story
Apr 03, 2014 144

Fast start leads Beachwood to 7-3 win at Badger

in Baseball
A late schedule change sent Beachwood to Kinsman Badger to open the 2014 season. After a long bus ride the Bison scored three runs in the top of the first inning and never looked back as they pounded out nine hits to beat the Braves, 7-3. Full Story
Mar 31, 2014 162

Young Bison eye three-peat

in Baseball
Beachwood’s baseball team is young but it’s hungry and focused on winning a third straight Chagrin Valley Conference Metro Division championship. First-year head coach Todd Butler has been with the program for 10 years and he believes his players have what it takes to complete that mission. Full Story
Mar 31, 2014 104

No change in expectations for Beachwood girls

in Girls' Basketball
Beachwood’s girls’ basketball team graduates four seniors who led the Bison to back-to-back regional championship games the past two seasons. Those losses won’t change the expectations for the Bison in 2014-2015. Full Story
Mar 29, 2014 129

Foundation in place for continued success at Beachwood

in Boys' Basketball
Beachwood’s boys’ basketball team came up short in its bid to return to the Division III regional championship game, which closed out the stellar careers of seniors John Davis III, Julio Stevens and Trey Sanders. But, the Bison have the pieces in place to make another run next season and beyond. Full Story
Mar 29, 2014 142

Bison cheerleaders headed to US Finals in Virginia Beach

in Cheerleading
Beachwood’s cheerleaders qualified for the US Finals for the second consecutive season and the girls are now preparing for the competition at Virginia Beach on May 3-4. The Bison already have won a pair of competitions this winter. Full Story
Mar 23, 2014 271

Beachwood's John Davis III commits to Furman

in Boys' Basketball
Beachwood senior John Davis III always dreamed of playing Division I basketball in college and after committing to Furman over the weekend he’ll have that chance. Davis III, the 2013 Ohio Division III Player of the Year, helped resurrect Beachwood’s basketball program and he hopes to do the same at Furman. Full Story
Mar 09, 2014 193

Last second shot ends Beachwood's season

in Girls' Basketball
Smithville’s Olivia Besancon hit a 3-pointer as time expired to defeat Beachwood, 38-36, in a Division III regional final at Cuyahoga Falls on Saturday. The Bison held a one point lead with 7.2 seconds to play and came just seconds away from advancing to the state Final Four for the first time in school history. Full Story
Mar 06, 2014 194

Beachwood returns to regional final with win over previously undefeated Pymatuning Valley

in Girls' Basketball
Beachwood shrugged off a slow first half that left the Bison down a point to beat previously undefeated Pymatuning Valley, 41-29, in a Division III regional semifinal at Cuyahoga Falls. With the win, the Bison advanced to Elite Eight for the second straight season. Beachwood will play Smithville on Saturday with the winner punching a ticket to the state semifinals. Full Story
Mar 04, 2014 140

Beachwood's season ends with loss in district semifinals

in Boys' Basketball
Warrensville Heights dominated the second half of its 70-58 win over Beachwood in a Division III district semifinal at Garfield Heights on Monday. The Tigers went on a 29-10 run in the third quarter to take an 8-point lead into the fourth. Full Story
Mar 01, 2014 272

Gross, Harris double down at state tournament

in Wrestling
Beachwood seniors Sam Gross and Ryan Harris closed out their high school careers by winning their second state championship and placed at state for the fourth straight year. Gross won his other title in 2012 and placed third in 2011 and 2013. Harris won his first title last season and placed seventh in 2011 and third in 2012. Full Story
Mar 01, 2014 220

Beachwood defeats Gilmour, 52-45, to win district title

in Girls' Basketball
Beachwood defeated Gilmour Academy, 52-45, on Saturday to win the Division III North Ridgeville District Tournament. The Bison outscored the Lancers, 28-12 , in the second and third quarters to end Gilmour’s season for the second straight year. Full Story
Mar 01, 2014 179

Gross, Harris to wrestle for state titles

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Beachwood seniors Sam Gross and Ryan Harris both will wrestle for a second state title on Saturday. Gross won his semifinal bout 7-3 and Harris scored a 23-8 technical fall to advance to the championship match in the 77th Annual OHSAA Division III State Wrestling Championships. Full Story
Feb 28, 2014 175

Beachwood wins sectional title with 73-43 win over Lutheran West

in Boys' Basketball
Five Beachwood players scored in double figures as the Bison jumped out early and never let up in a 73-43 win over Lutheran West in a Division III sectional championship game on Friday. The Bison will play Warrensville Heights on Monday in a district semifinal at Garfield Heights High School. Full Story
Feb 28, 2014 125

Bison beat Elyria Catholic, 42-37, to advance to district final

in Girls' Basketball
Aryana Jackson scored 20 points and Mikah Aldridge added 10 to lead Beachwood to a 42-37 victory over top-seeded Elyria Catholic on Thursday. With the win, the Bison advanced to the district championship game for the second straight season. Full Story
Feb 27, 2014 150

Trio of Beachwood wrestlers advance to Day 2 of state tournament

in Wrestling
Beachwood’s Sam Gross, Ryan Harris and Anthony Walden all advanced to the second day of the 77th Annual OHSAA State Wrestling Championships with wins on Thursday. Gross and Harris will wrestle in Friday’s quarterfinals. Walden will compete in the consolation bracket after rebounding from an opening round loss. Full Story
Feb 25, 2014 98

Lake Catholic drops top-ranked Beachwood in overtime

in Boys' Basketball
Lake Catholic senior Kareem Haddix scored 10 of his 19 points in overtime to lift the Cougars to a 63-58 win at Beachwood on Monday. The Bison, the state’s top ranked Division III team, got 28 points from senior John Davis III but couldn’t finish off the Cougars in regulation. Full Story
Feb 23, 2014 96

Beachwood ties for second at district tournament

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Heading into Saturday’s championship round at the Division III district tournament, Beachwood was 4 ½ points behind Rootstown for second place in the team race. Two championships later, the Bison earned a tie with the Rovers behind Applecreek Waynedale. Beachwood’s Sam Gross and Ryan Harris won district titles and Anthony Walden finished fourth to join his teammates at next weekend’s state tournament. Full Story
Feb 23, 2014 167

Beachwood upsets Kirtland in sectional championship

in Girls' Basketball
Third-seeded Beachwood upset No. 2 Kirtland, 49-43, on Saturday in a matchup of two Division III heavyweights. The Bison used a big second quarter to take control of the game then held off the Hornets in the second half to advance to the North Ridgeville district against No. 1 seed Elyria Catholic on Thursday. Full Story
Feb 21, 2014 138

Beachwood in fifth after Day 1 of district wrestling tournament

in Wrestling
Beachwood finished the first day of the Division III district wrestling tournament in fifth place and advanced three wrestlers to Saturday's semifinalis. Six other Bison wrestlers remain alive in the consolation bracket. Full Story
Feb 20, 2014 155

Wes Darvin competes at state

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Beachwood senior Wes Darvin competed in the 2014 OHSAA State Swim Meet on Thursday. Darvin finished 20th in the 100-yard breaststroke with a time of 1:02.39. Full Story