Friday, March 15, 2013
Beachwood High School girls basketball team ends season with 23-3 record; sets sights on 2014 state title.
The Beachwood High School Lady Bison basketball team had come off from a tough year when new head coach Mike Coreno started practices last fall. Many of the juniors on the team were freshmen when the school performed its best season ever in 2010-2011 under Melvin Burke, ending with a 19-5 record and advancing to the district semifinals for the first time in school history. But in May, the girls were shocked when their much-loved coach’s contract was not renewed over a team donation controversy. The 2011-2012 season saw a new coach and an 8-12 record, and then Coreno was handed the whistle to a group of talented athletes who’d seen little consistency in their high school careers. “The first couple months were crucial,” said Coreno, the team…
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Boys team will play again Saturday at Canton Memorial Fieldhouse.
The Beachwood boys basketball team is one win away from the state tournament after they beat Louisville St. Thomas Aquinas Wednesday. Did you go to the game? Share your photos and videos here! The final score in the Division III regional semifinal was 54-50, according to social media reports. Beachwood plays for the regional title Saturday at 7 p.m. at the Canton Memorial Fieldhouse.
Bison play St. Thomas Aquinas at 6:15 p.m. at the Canton Memorial Fieldhouse
The Beachwood High School boys basketball team will take on St. Thomas Aquinas for a chance at District III regional title tonight. The team won the Solon District title last week with a 55-52 win over Gilmour. Tonight's game is at 6:15 p.m. at the Canton Memorial Fieldhouse, 1815 Harrison Ave. NW, Canton.. If the Bison win, they will play in the District III championship Saturday, March 16. Presale tickets are available at Beachwood High School for $6 and $8 at the door. Fans are wearing white to the game, hoping to "white-out" the stands.
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
The squad was competing for the first time in 12 years
Submitted by BeachwoodBison.org Beachwood’s competitive cheerleading squad added an exclamation point to the school’s most successful winter sports season in school history. The squad, competing this season for the first time in 12 years, placed fourth at Sunday’s Cheer Champion Central Hard Rockin’ Cheer and Dance Championships in Cleveland. “The girls were a little disappointed,” said cheer coach Colleen Schachtel. “I told the girls, ‘You’re at nationals. We’ve never done this before.’ They have to hold their heads up and take this all in. This was tough. It was a big moment.” The squad’s run to nationals contributed to a strong showing by the Bison winter sports teams. Beachwood’s boys’ and girls’ basketball teams both qualified for the…
Saturday, March 9, 2013
Lady Bison are 2013 district champions with 23-3 record
Saturday, March 9
Submitted by BeachwoodBison.org CUYAHOGA FALLS—Beachwood’s girls’ basketball team has a lot to be proud of following its 75-48 loss to Orrville in the Division III Cuyahoga Falls Regional championship game on Saturday. The Bison, who finished the season 23-3, set a new school record for wins in a season and won the school’s first district championship game. They also finished just one win short of reaching the state Final Four. “I’m real, real proud of what the kids accomplished, but the biggest thing is that they now understand what it’s going to take if you want to get to Columbus,” said Beachwood first year head coach Mike Coreno. “We take away a great season, a record setting season at the school, but the biggest thing is that now they…
Friday, March 8, 2013
Bison beat Lancers 55-52 and will play St. Thomas Aquinas in a regional semifinal next week
The Beachwood boys basketball team won the Painesville District title after they beat the Gilmour Lancers 55-52 Friday. BeachwoodBison.org: Bison Punch Ticket to Regional Tournament The team will vie for a spot in the state tournament in a regional semifinal game March 13. They will play St. Thomas Aquinas at 6:15 p.m. at Canton Memorial Fieldhouse.
Thursday, March 7, 2013
Bison's 52-47 win moves the team to district championship against Gilmour Friday
The Beachwood High School boys basketball team beat Chanel* Tuesday night, advancing to the district championship game this weekend. Going to the game? Share your photos and videos here! “That was just an emotional game on a lot of different levels,” coach Jason Pecjak told BeachwoodBison.org. “Our seniors wouldn’t let us lose that game. I think that’s what it came down to. Jon Tramer there late for the loose ball, Jordan Richardson on the put-back, Jared Williams on the tip he had in there; our seniors would not let us lose that game. That was a team win.” The Bison play Gilmour Friday for the district title at Painesville Harvey High School at 7 p.m. Watch the video to the right for highlights, courtesy of BeachwoodBison.org, and click …
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 …
Basketball team plays Mogadore tonight at Cuyahoga Falls High School
Beachwood High School's Lady Bison Basketball team contiues their best season in school history with a match-up against Mogadore High School tonight. Going to the game? Share your photos and videos here! The team won the school's first district championship with a 37-35 win over Cuyahoga Heights last week. After clinching the title, the Coach of the Year award for Mike Coreno and first team all-district honors for Mikah Aldridge, players are confident in their chances of getting to state this season. Watch the video at the right, courtesy of BeachwoodBison.org, for Aldridge's thoughts on the remainder of the season. Tonight's game, a regional semi-final, is at 6:15 p.m. Click here for the Cuyahoga Falls High School's address. More on Lady …
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 …