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Local businesses still hiring

Local businesses still hiring

Emma Manzo

June 10, 2019

If you are late to the summer job hunting game or haven’t found the right opportunity yet, here are the top five jobs that are still available in Grand Haven. All these businesses are located downtown on Washington Street or along the pier. Each of these positions requires their own unique set of require...

Small Town Sandwich Shop goes beyond

Small Town Sandwich Shop goes beyond

Alexis Tater and Nick Rice

May 29, 2019

Lexi: Just over the bridge in Spring Lake, Small Town Sandwich Shop is a family-owned business that has been up and running since 2015. They are open every day from 11 a.m. to two p.m. It was satisfying to be able to walk into a place for once that was welcoming, along with containing a variety of differ...

Downtown Grand Haven’s new hang out spot

Downtown Grand Haven’s new hang out spot

Alexis Tater, Reporter

May 6, 2019

You may have seen it on your social media feed already, there is now a rustic and warmly-tinted little cafe on Washington Avenue that was opened to the public on Feb. 23. The Michner’s bought the storefront which housed Coffee Grounds, tore down a few walls, and renovated it. The Side Bar is a pa...

Anatomy classes hold blood drive

Anatomy classes hold blood drive

Emma Manzo

April 24, 2019

Todd Diederichsen and his anatomy class sponsored a blood drive on April 16. The 82 students who participated donated 60 units of blood to Michigan Blood.   “We want to try to get high school kids to have the opportunity to give and to see how cool it is to help other people, but do...

Blade staff wins Spartan Award

Blade staff wins Spartan Award

Morgan Womack, Life Editor

April 23, 2019

The Bucs’ Blade staff won a Spartan Award at the spring Michigan Interscholastic Press Association (MIPA) conference on April 23.  The three issues submitted received a score evaluation of 920/1000 points. Spartan Awards are distributed based on the score given by a judge who reviews eac...

Wrestlers hoping to finish strong at individual states

Wrestlers hoping to finish strong at individual states

Nick Twa, Reporter

February 26, 2019

WHAT’S HAPPENING: Senior Cody Miller and junior Riley Rhone are going to Ford Field in Detroit to compete for a state championship this weekend. They are the leading two wrestlers for the squad. They have to compete against the best in the state, both having the #1 wrestlers in their brackets. For Rh...

Pair of boys skiers prepared to impress at states

Mijan Ahmad Nizam, Reporter

February 25, 2019

WHAT’S HAPPENING: After placing fourth at regionals, juniors Mitch Bosgraaf and Jack Hardebeck are headed to states on Monday. Bosgraaf will be slalom and giant slalom skiing at states, and Hardebeck will be giant slalom skiing. Focusing on what they have been doing all year and being able to ski a...

Head to head: Michigan State edition

Head to head: Michigan State edition

Nick Twa, Reporter

February 22, 2019

How do you sum up a rivalry? Leaving it all out on the court to make the opponent despise you even more than they already do. Not many rivalries does this better than Michigan versus Michigan State. This season is no different. Michigan State comes into this matchup with a 22-5 (13-3 in the Big Ten) record...

Wrestling dominates West Ottawa in glorious fashion

Wrestling dominates West Ottawa in glorious fashion

Nick Twa, Reporter

January 24, 2019

WHAT HAPPENED/WHAT IT MEANS: The boys wrestling team took on perennial conference foe West Ottawa in an away meet Wednesday night. The squad won 68-6 and had total control of the meet the entire night. Only suffering one loss of a match, the Bucs kept their composure, making sure they could secure the win....

Swim and dive shooting for success on Senior Night

Swim and dive shooting for success on Senior Night

Macayla Cramer, Reporter

January 24, 2019

What’s Happening: When it comes to the boys’ swim & dive team, its business as usual. The boys are hitting the pool fast and strong these past couple weeks in training. They have been putting in the yards and the results show it. The team already has a bunch of individuals and relays qualify for ...

Wrestling successful at home dual meet

Wrestling successful at home dual meet

Nick Twa, Reporter

December 18, 2018

WHAT HAPPENED/WHAT IT MEANS: The boys wrestling team played in a home duals meet facing Spring Lake, Battle Creek Lakeview, Howell and Reeths-Puffer. It finished the meet with a 3-1 record on the day. This boosts the group’s total record to 7-1 on the season, giving them significant amounts of mom...