Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Show off your young athlete's talents and post your best shots to our gallery!
We know your high school athlete performed this year. From Beachwood High School, we saw the cheerleading squad win a national competition, Ryan Harris win a state championship, John Davis become the first junior in school history to make 1,000 points in basketball, and the girls basketball team give the school their best season ever — and they're still going! The Bison are killing it this season, and Patch is so proud! We know you are, too — so show us your student athletes in action. Submit photos and videos of your cheerleader, basketball player, wrestler or indoor track runner in action to the gallery above, and tell us in the caption where and when it was taken. Then, we'll share your triumph on our front page and on Facebook and …
Friday, March 1, 2013
Both wrestlers' can place in the state today
Submitted by BeachwoodBison.org: COLUMBUS—Two of Beachwood’s three state qualifiers advanced to Friday’s quarterfinals round of the 76th annual Ohio High School Athletic Association State Wrestling Tournament at The Jerome Schottenstein Center. Juniors Sammy Gross and Ryan Harris each dominated their first round opponents and need just one more win to place at state for the third season in a row. Gross, the defending Division III 113-pound state champion, pinned Amanda-Clearcreek’s Billy Shannon in 58 seconds at 120 and Harris, third last season and seventh as a freshman, recorded a 19-4 first period technical fall of Amanda-Clearcreek’s Steven Fearnow at 160. “I think that’s what we expected,” said Beachwood head coach Dugan Bentley. “We …
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Beachwood Bison defeats Norwayne's Kurt Moore to take district championship
Beachwood High School wrestler Ryan Harris won his district championship last weekend. Check out the video above from Ohio Varsity Sports. Beachwood Patch Topic Page: Ryan Harris Click the video to watch, and click here to read more about the match.
Sunday, February 24, 2013
All seven of Beachwood’s district qualifiers remain in contention for a bid to next weekend’s OHSAA state wrestling tournament in Columbus.
Sunday, February 24
Submitted by BeachwoodBison.org: After three rounds of competition at the Division III district wrestling tournament at Garfield Heights all seven of Beachwood’s district qualifiers remain in contention for a bid to next weekend’s OHSAA state wrestling tournament in Columbus. Juniors Sammy Gross (120) and Ryan Harris (160) and senior Alex Angersola (145) won their first two bouts and will wrestle in Saturday’s semifinals. Juniors Anthony Walden (138), Andrew Kitay (152), Trevor Sanshuck (170) and Paully Flowers (195) are 1-1 in the tournament and working their way through the consolation bracket. “I’m happy with three guys in the semis,” said Beachwood head coach Dugan Bentley. “They’re all wrestling good. Hopefully they’ll set themselves …
Monday, February 4, 2013
Beachwood High School wrestlers bring home individual titles in weekend tournament
Monday, February 4
Submitted by BeachwoodBison.org: Beachwood juniors Sammy Gross and Ryan Harris won individual titles in Saturday’s Chagrin Valley Conference wrestling tournament at Kenston High School. Beachwood finished in third place, behind back-to-back league champion Perry and Kenston. While Gross and Harris were favored to win their respective weight classes, other Bison wrestlers raised the bar in the league tournament. Senior Alex Angersola finished second at 145, juniors Trevor Sanshuck (170) and Paul Flowers (182) both took second and juniorAndrew Kitay finished sixth at 152. “I’m starting to get high expectations, because my guys have lost some matches this year against guys I think they should have beaten where I’d come back and tell them they…
Thursday, January 24, 2013
Beachwood High School wrestling team wins nine matches in 53-20 win
Submitted by BeachwoodBison.org Top-seeded Beachwood won nine matches, five by pin, on the way to a 53-20 win over Wellington on Wednesday in the Ohio High School Athletic Association’s Division III, Region 19A state wrestling tournament quarterfinals. The Bison advanced to face No. 5 Keystone in next week’s regional semifinals at Beachwood. The Wildcats defeated No. 5 Lutheran West, 44-21, in Wednesday’s first match. “With having Martin Luther King Day and finals and not being able to conduct a practice (on Tuesday) because of the weather, everything started out rough,” said Beachwood head coach Dugan Bentley. “The team has been dealing with sickness and bumps and bruises and those things tend to have an impact on the team. I was a little…
Monday, December 10, 2012
Junior wrestlers Sammy Gross and Ryan Harris take championships at Olentangy
Monday, December 10, 2012
Submitted by BeachwoodBison.org Beachwood juniors Sammy Gross and Ryan Harris, who also collected his 100th career victory, each won individual championships and three other Bison wrestlers placed among the top 6 to lead the team to a ninth place finish at the Olentangy Liberty High School Tournament on Saturday. “Harris and Gross were way above everybody else,” said Beachwood sixth-year head coach Dugan Bentley. “With everybody else, we’ve got some weaknesses we’ve got to work on, mostly scoring more points on the mat. We were the strongest on our feet.” Harris, third in the state in 2012 and seventh in 2011, finished 5-0 at 160 pounds. His 20-5 technical fall in his fourth match was the 100th victory of his Beachwood career. He needed …
Monday, December 3, 2012
Defending state champion Sammy Gross takes only 7 minutes to defeat pin five competitors.
Monday, December 3, 2012
Editor's Note: This post was submitted to Beachwood Patch by BeachwoodBison.org. Visit their website for more on the Bison. For more, visit the Beachwood Athletics Department website. The Beachwood wrestling team opened the 2012-2013 season with a sixth place finish in the 5th Annual Ron Madow Memorial Kickoff Classic at Beachwood. Sammy Gross and Ryan Harris and senior Alex Angersola each won individual titles for the Bison while junior Gordon Hong was third and junior Trevor Sanshuck was fourth. “Looking at it in terms of what we put out there this weekend and what we have coming up, I think it was a pretty good start,” said Beachwood sixth-year head coach Dugan Bentley. “We have a couple of kids that still have to get certified into our…
Sunday, March 25, 2012
Video highlights from Beachwood High School's Gross, Harris and more
Tuesday, March 13, 2012
Superintendent awards wrestlers, Academic Challenge team members
Superintendent Rich Markwardt recognized several students at Monday's Board of Education meeting. Four Beachwood High School wrestlers placed at the state tournament: Sammy Gross, David Shapiro, Grant Blumenthal and Ryan Harris. Blumenthal was unable to attend the meeting. The district's Academic Challenge teams were also recognized for their first-place win on the television series last weekend, which ranks them second in the league. The team is also ranked first in Ohio and eighth in the nation in the Knowledge Master Open. According to the district website, the high school team includes Scott Remer, Lizzi Bream, James Starkman, Jay Rajan, Ryan Reilly, Rachel Zimmerman, Tigran Askaryan, Susan Eiben, Yumi Matsuyama, Anshika Niraj, Duncan …