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.
Friday, November 2, 2012
Judge reverses own decision, throwing both teams out of the playoffs once again.
Beachwood's and Cleveland Heights' varsity football teams will not play in the state playoffs this weekend after a Cuyahoga County judge vacated his own ruling this afternoon. The Cleveland Heights-University Heights School District filed a motion for a temporary restraining order against the Ohio High School Athletic Association this week, challenging a JFK forfeit to John Adams that was not observed in the final rankings. The OHSAA denied the Tigers’ initial appeal to them. Judge Richard McMonagle granted CH-UH the restraining order against the OHSAA, prohibiting the OSHAA from enforcing its decision discount the forfeit. Once the OHSAA was forced to count the forfeiture, it trickled through the rankings in Divisions I and IV, bumping …
Sunday, March 25, 2012
Video highlights from Beachwood High School's Gross, Harris and more
Friday, March 16, 2012
District will host informational meeting March 22
Parents with questions about Beachwood City Schools' new academic standards for athletes can attend an informational meeting next week. The meeting will be March 22 at 7 p.m. in the Beachwood High School auditorium. The Board of Education raised the academic standards for athletes last month. Beachwood City Schools raised the bar above the Ohio High School Athletic Association’s, requiring that students achieve a 2.0 GPA in the preceding quarter and no failing grades to play. The standards allow athletes who raise their grades four weeks after the start of the season to participate. Click here for more information.
Sunday, March 4, 2012
Sophomore Sammy Gross wins 113-pound weight class
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
Board approves measure to raise standards
The Beachwood Board of Education approved a measure to raise the academic eligibility standards for athletes at Monday's meeting. Beachwood City Schools raised the bar above the Ohio High School Athletic Association’s, requiring that students achieve a 2.0 GPA in the preceding quarter and no failing grades. The proposed standards would allow athletes who raise their grades four weeks after the start of the season to participate. Beachwood High School teacher Evan Luzar repeated his concern that the standards may not allow C-average students to participate. The standards are effective fall quarter of 2012, so athletes’ spring quarter grades will determine their eligibility for fall sports. The Ohio High School Athletic Association mandates …
Monday, February 27, 2012
Board of Education to vote on raising academic standards for athletes during Monday meeting
The Beachwood City Schools Board of Education will vote on a measure to change the academic eligibility requirements for athletes at tonight’s meeting. The district adheres to OHSAA requirements now, which do not include a GPA requirement and require that students pass at least four classes. Beachwood City Schools plans to raise the bar above the Ohio High School Athletic Association’s, requiring that students achieve a 2.0 GPA in the preceding quarter and no failing grades. The proposed standards would allow athletes who raise their grades four weeks after the start of the season to participate. The agenda also includes measures to eliminate the position of Human Resources Director, held by Michelle Vectirelis, and to create an Assistant …
Thursday, November 17, 2011
Vote and comment below
Beachwood City Schools is considering a change to the athletic eligibility requirements for student athletes that would heighten the academic standards for students who wish to play. The proposal in front of the Board of Education includes a 2.0 GPA and that students pass every class, but Evan Luzar, who's the teacher's union president, suggested that the standard be 1.7. What do you think? Vote in our poll, and leave your comments below!
Evan Luzar suggests a C-minus average requirement
Beachwood Federation of Teachers President Evan Luzar supports raising the bar for athletic eligibilty in Beachwood City Schools. But he believes that the proposal to raise the academic standards for athletes goes too far. "I am fully in support of raising the standard. I think that it's a great idea," said Luzar. "It's going to make Beachwood a better place." Luzar spoke at a recent meeting of the Board of Education and said that raising the minimum grade point average to 2.0 would leave students with a C-minus average out. Luzar added that his position is not neccesarily the opinion of the Beachwood Federation of Teachers, who have not taken an official position on the measure. He proposed using a C-minus average as the bar – a 70 …