The week in review: Girls basketball

The week in review: Girls basketball

Sam Woiteshek, Reporter

February 19, 2018


Filed under Briefs, Sports, Top Stories

Last week: On Tuesday, Grand Haven took on Hudsonville at home and won 44-25. Another strong defensive showing from the Lady Bucs proved to be crucial in the win. Junior Alli Keyser led the Bucs with 13 points and seven assists, followed by senior Sophie Mariani who had a double-double of 10 points a...

Pearl Slayton continues to make amazing art

Pearl Slayton continues to make amazing art

February 16, 2018


Filed under Briefs, Entertainment, Uncategorized

Pearl Slayton has a passion for visual arts. Her talents drew the attention of reporter Sophia Jaeger, who sat down with Slayton to talk about her art. SJ: What drew you to visual arts? PS: I can't really pinpoint why I am for visual arts, I used to hate it. My mom is an artist and a lot of other...

Noah Merriman prepares for Irish Fest with GOTAK

Noah Merriman prepares for Irish Fest with GOTAK

Morgan Womack

February 16, 2018


Filed under Briefs, Entertainment, Music, Uncategorized

Senior Noah Merriman is a member of GOTAK, the fiddle club at the high school. He's getting ready for GOTAK's biggest gigs, Irish Fest, and talked with reporter Morgan Womack about his experiences. MW: What are you currently working on for Irish Fest? NM: So this set we have like 10 or 11 songs ...

Samantha Korecki qualifies for honors choir

Samantha Korecki qualifies for honors choir

Morgan Womack

February 16, 2018


Filed under Briefs, Entertainment, Music, Uncategorized

Sophomore Samantha Korecki attended the MSVMA State Honors Choir performance with her peer George Fullerton. They both advanced from regionals to state and they just recently learned that they qualified for All-State, which is the highest level. Korecki sat down with reporter Morgan Womack to talk about...

Sitting down with members of the Grand Haven High School fine arts department

Sitting down with members of the Grand Haven High School fine arts department

Sophia Jaeger and Morgan Womack

February 16, 2018


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Reporters Sophia Jaeger and Morgan Womack chat with Rita McLary, Samantha Korecki, Dominique Christian, Noah Merriman and Pearl Slayton about their experiences with the arts.

Theater Director Rita McLary previews next week’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”

Theater Director Rita McLary previews next week’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”

February 16, 2018


Filed under Briefs, Music, Uncategorized

The drama department is taking the stage for their winter play, "A Midsummer Night's Dream" on Feb. 23 and 24. Bucs' Blade reporter Sophia Jaeger sat down with the director of theater to discuss what the play has in store. SJ: How is "A Midsummer Night's Dream" different from things you have done be...

Evan Yasick’s invention goes to NASA qualifiers

Evan Yasick’s invention goes to NASA qualifiers

Caleb Berko, Reporter

February 16, 2018


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Evan Yasick is currently a semifinalist in a nationwide competition to invent and design a tool that has the capability  to do two or more purposes and can work in zero gravity. If he is a finalist, his tool could be used by astronauts on the International Space Station (ISS). “[My tool] holds...

Talent show roundup

Jack Nicholson, News Editor

February 16, 2018


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Kaityln Sowles took home the gold medal in solo performance during the talent show on Jan. 30 for her act. Sowles is a big fan of contemporary dance and hip-hop mixture, allowing her control and creativity for her solo recommended by her teachers and choreographers. “My heart was racing,” Sowl...

Frozen In Time downtown event

Frozen In Time downtown event

Julia Drabczyk, Photo Editor

February 16, 2018


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On Saturday Feb. 10 the windows on Washington were filled with superhero ‘mannequins’. The mannequins are either family members, employees, or volunteers that attract so many families downtown in the heart of winter. Approximately 20 stores downtown were littered with people, Sharon Behm, co-owner...

2018 Winter Olympics: Results from Feb. 13

2018 Winter Olympics: Results from Feb. 13

Sam Woiteshek, Reporter

February 14, 2018


Filed under Briefs, Sports, Top Stories

Notable American Results: Yesterday was an eventful seventh day PyeongChang. After U.S. halfpipe snowboarder Chloe Kim won gold for the women’s side, Shaun “Red Tomato” White took gold in the halfpipe for the men’s portion. The Red Tomato  used daring tricks to get him a score of 97.75, beating o...

2018 Winter Olympics: Results from Feb. 12

2018 Winter Olympics: Results from Feb. 12

Nick Garvale, Reporter

February 13, 2018


Filed under Briefs, Sports

Notable American Others: On Monday, February 12 Jamie Anderson won gold today for women's snowboard slopestyle when on her second run, she didn't land the final jump and went straight to the bottom to wrap up in an American flag. Also In the team figure skating finals, team U.S. took bronze as they ...

Top 5 Super Bowl LII commercials

Top 5 Super Bowl LII commercials

Sam Woiteshek, Reporter

February 5, 2018


Filed under Briefs, Entertainment, Opinion, Sports, Top Stories

Groupon: “Who Wouldn’t” Good Super Bowl commercials have always thrived on shots below the waist or to the gut. Groupon’s is no different as a PAT kick to the gut produces an immediate laugh. 3.5 out of 5 stars NFL: “Touchdown Celebrations to Come” New York Giants stars Eli ...

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