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Bucs Volleyball falls to Caledonia due to inconsistency

Bucs Volleyball falls to Caledonia due to inconsistency

Ashton Voorhees, Reporter

October 1, 2018


Filed under Briefs, Briefs, News, Sports

What Happened: The Bucs trekked to Caledonia to face the Fighting Scots in a crucial conference matchup. After losing all three sets, 25-21, 25-22 and 25-21 the Bucs fell to 25-11-2. Inconsistency in all aspects of the game meant the squad was constantly fighting an uphill battle, which proved to be t...

Seniors seal a victory at 2018 homecoming powderpuff

Seniors seal a victory at 2018 homecoming powderpuff

Sam Woiteshek, Sports editor

September 27, 2018


Filed under Briefs, News, Photos, Sports

WHAT HAPPENED: The senior class of 2019 won Powderpuff last night, behind a speedy offensive attack and tough defense. They beat the sophomores 8-0 in overtime before taking down the juniors 8-0 in the championship match. WHAT IT MEANS: The seniors claimed their first championship and will leave Grand Haven High ...

Die Lit album does not amaze

Die Lit album does not amaze

Nick Garvale, Reporter

May 29, 2018


Filed under Briefs, Briefs, Entertainment, Top Stories

After shocking the music world with “Magnolia”, Playboi Carti released his surprise album “Die Lit” on May 11. This project certainly does not add to his reputation. The stain from this album will leave his music career on hold and his fanbase unmoved. In April 2017, Carti shook up the rap scene ...

GHHS Science Olympiad team places 16th at national tournament

GHHS Science Olympiad team places 16th at national tournament

Morgan Womack, Life Editor

May 23, 2018


Filed under Briefs, Briefs, Feature, Uncategorized

Science Olympiad teams from across the country competed in the National Science Olympiad tournament on Saturday, May 19 at Colorado State University. The GHHS team placed 16th overall with a total score of 446 points and medaled in four of 23 events. Medals were awarded to the top six places in each...

iCreate 360 prepares for live auction

iCreate 360 prepares for live auction

Ryan Tongue, Reporter

May 14, 2018


Filed under Briefs, News, Top Stories

The iCreate class will be hosting their yearly product auction this Tuesday, May 18 to sell their paddle boards and longboards that they have handmade in the last year. The auction will be held at 7 p.m. in upstairs of Puerto Bello. Anyone is invited to attend. It will be a silent auction with b...

Girls Soccer Weekly

Girls Soccer Weekly

Sam Woiteshek, Sports editor

May 6, 2018


Filed under Briefs, Briefs, Sports, Top Stories

What Happened: On Monday, the Buccaneers traveled to West Ottawa and won 5-3. After recent weeks of a sputtering offense, Grand Haven finally were able to get it going. Junior Alli Keyser led the Bucs with two goals, followed by senior Lucy Toppen, sophomore Jennifer Dear and junior Dahlia Jerovsek, all o...

Three car accident this morning prevails no injuries

Jack Nicholson, Reporter

April 26, 2018


Filed under Briefs, News, Top Stories

The morning of Apr. 26 about 7:30 a.m. on the intersection of Ferris and US-31 a three car accident occurred which resulted in no injuries. “No one was hurt, no one was injured,” Deputy Ryan Devries said. “It was backed up from the entrance closer to 31.” This accident unfolded quick and...

Girls Lacrosse Preview: Spring Lake

Girls Lacrosse Preview: Spring Lake

Sam Woiteshek, Sports editor

April 25, 2018


Filed under Briefs, Sports, Top Stories

What's Happening: Grand Haven's girls varsity lacrosse team will take on Spring Lake at home tonight in a highly anticipated game between two rivals. For three years straight, the Lakers have defeated the Buccaneers, making this year's seniors anxious and hungry to beat Spring Lake before they depa...

Girls Soccer Weekly

Girls Soccer Weekly

Sam Woiteshek, Sports editor

April 24, 2018


Filed under Briefs, Sports

What Happened: To open the week of play, Grand Haven’s varsity girls soccer team traveled to East Kentwood. The Buccaneers came away victorious, winning 2-0. Sophomore goalie Hannah Brackenbury was excellent in the net, making key saves to preserve the team’s lead. Meanwhile, the dynamic duo of so...

Students take a stand: The walks for Parkland

Students take a stand: The walks for Parkland

Maddie Brockmyre, Co-editor in chief

March 15, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, News, Top Stories, Uncategorized, Video

One month after the tragic Parkland shooting, students at Grand Haven and nationwide continued to foster conversation about school safety, bullying and guns while also honoring the 17 lives lost with walk-ins and walkouts. Organized by freshman Lexi Tater, junior Faith Stevens, sophomore Jackson Schult...

Catalina club prepares for upcoming shows

Catalina club prepares for upcoming shows

Maddie Monroe, Editor in Chief

March 15, 2018


Filed under Briefs, News, Top Stories

The Catalina Club’s annual performance begins on Friday, with shows at seven and nine p.m. and Saturday at one, four and seven p.m. in the high school aquatic center. This year's theme is “Lights, Camera, Catalina” and includes songs like “Girls Just Wanna Have Fun”, “Stole the Show”, ...

Speaker Calvin Terrell discusses concerns about upcoming presentation with parents

Speaker Calvin Terrell discusses concerns about upcoming presentation with parents

Alexis VanSingel, News Editor

March 7, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

A meeting was held with upcoming guest speaker Calvin Terrell Monday night after questions were raised by parents about his presentation. Terrell is scheduled to present at the high school on Wednesday morning and was brought in by the Calling All Colors club. A question and answer took place in the Pe...